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Educational Forms, Informal learning

Researchers: School start time discussions should also include middle schoolers

April 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Start times are an issue that requires the collaboration of many, if not all, district departments — transportation, instruction, athletics, nutrition, and before- and after-school programs, including those run by community-based organizations. Parents commuting to work in the morning are […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can a ‘Family of Bots’ Reshape College Teaching?

April 13, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Can college students tell the difference between a human teaching assistant and a chatbot? A Georgia Tech computer scientist has been pursuing that question for several years. And the answer has profound implications for the future of college teaching. Ashok […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to integrate emotional intelligence into the classroom

April 13, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social-emotional learning. Character education. Bullying prevention. These programs all fall under the larger umbrella of emotional intelligence (EQ)—the ability to manage one’s feelings and interact positively with other people. While many schools may touch on it during the school year, […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

NYC school touts ‘college-going culture’ — but is traditional higher ed for everyone?

April 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Preparing students for college — and even making it seem like an attainable goal for some students — is a challenge for many schools. According to the Center for American Progress, an estimated 40-60% of first-year students require remediation in […]


Education Tech

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

April 12, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Yet, even after three years in this role at my current […]


News

Report illustrates vulnerability of first-generation college students

April 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The unspoken liability for most first-generation college students is a lack of resources, and with that financial challenge are the cultural and economic resources that impede these students from even considering college. Arizona State University is one example of how […]


Education Tech

Tech holds great promise for students with autism

April 11, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism benefit from using technology. From devices to apps to smart-home implementations, technology can help improve daily life for those […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Innovative classroom furnishings encourage creativity and collaboration

April 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools seek ways to encourage individuality, creativity, innovation and collaboration, redesigning the classroom space seems like a logical place to start. The traditional desk-in-rows format does little to promote these ideas. Many schools are now looking at flexible seating […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 tips to help inspire self-reflection in teachers

April 6, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the supervisor of instruction in Haddon Township School District in New Jersey, I would love to be able to give my teachers feedback every week. Feedback is a crucial factor for growth and progress, especially for teachers, who are […]