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Education Tech

Holograms on the horizon for classrooms

May 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Much like virtual reality (VR) headsets, holographic technology has the potential to immerse students in lessons with detailed, interactive visual representations of the material they are studying. Where VR might place them in the middle of a scenario, holograms can […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Pushing for gender equality in higher ed leadership

May 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In 2018, women have galvanized en masse demanding gender equality in the workplace, which has sparked discussions in every industry. While the topic has been the focus of discussion in the academic community for quite some time, there is a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

To balance innovation with protecting students, focus on incentives

May 8, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Online education holds tremendous promise: it has the potential to lower costs, enhance learning outcomes, and make college accessible for students who lack the flexibility or means to attend a traditional program. As a nation, our goal should be to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Free school meals can improve students’ health

May 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

CEP participation has been increasing since it was introduced in 2014-15, from 14,000 schools in 2,200 districts to 18,800 schools in almost 3,000 districts the following year, according to the study. In addition to relieving schools of the need to […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

May 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Collaboration across departments has been identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives in not only the business community but also in higher education. Today’s challenging higher-ed environment can benefit from more collaboration, particularly between IT, business, and finance […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

My best tips for coaching teachers

May 4, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the nation faces a looming teacher shortage, one of the most powerful tools we have for retaining teachers is coaching. Every district around the nation employs coaching models. But are they effective? We asked this question two years ago […]


Education Tech

8 apps and tools for classroom SEL

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has quickly become a cornerstone of K-12 education, because it helps students regulate their own emotions and teaches them to respond kindly to their peers. SEL helps students build intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies. When students […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 reasons why science teachers should use simulations

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Simulation has been around for more than 20 years, so what is compelling more science teachers and school districts to add it to their bag of resources? Just as early video games with their simply designed interfaces and limited functionality […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Accentuating the positive can improve school discipline and culture

May 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Adults in the workplace understand the power of praise. A person may be hired to do a job and may do the job well in order to earn a regular paycheck. But a word of praise from a boss or […]