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Educational Forms, Informal learning

How our school is personalizing learning through co-teaching

December 29, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Greenwood College School is a not-for-profit, independent, grade 7 to 12 school with about 450 students and about 60 teachers. We focus not only on academic achievement, but also on each student’s character development through connecting to their varied interests, both […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Congress may ax crucial higher education programs

December 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

An equity-busting markup of the Higher Education Act is making its way through Congress, and education advocates, outraged by the barriers it would create, are rallying against it. “If rogue for-profit colleges and private lenders were to dream up a higher […]


News

Educators across political spectrum not sold on school choice

December 28, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The issue of school choice is a very broad and complicated issue, particularly when it comes to funding part of the discussion. Some educators see school choice as a valid way to offer school competition and improve all schools. However, others see […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New York state first to implement mental health ed across all grades

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

While the decision by state policymakers to mandate mental health education at all grade levels is new, the importance of addressing mental health issues among school-age children has been acknowledged for some time. In 2003, the “President’s New Freedom Commission […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could affect K-12 education

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The K-12 sector should brace for change. The 30-plus-year drought since the last tax code overhaul is over now that President Donald Trump has signed Congress’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. The bill slashes the corporate tax rate […]


News

More districts creating high school internship programs

December 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Researcher: AI won’t replace teachers

December 11, 2017

Via: www.educationdive.com

Despite the growth of online learning and increasingly complex artificial intelligence, it’s highly unlikely that the teaching profession will be taken over by robots anytime soon. The teacher shortages in many states alone should serve as ample indication that the […]


News

Do you know about the “Trump Effect” on public education?

December 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The 2017 Education Next annual survey of American public opinion on education shows public support for charter schools has dropped, even as opposition to school vouchers and tax credits for private-school scholarships has declined. In a dramatic change of opinion […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

December 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Engaging high school students in learning and breaking away from the typical boredom that seems to plague so many students is a challenge–one that could be addressed differently depending on a student’s dominant mode of engagement. To figure out the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Canadian school finds personalized success with co-teaching model

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As schools work to provide students with more personalized learning opportunities and a more active learning environment overall, the traditional classroom model will have to undergo seismic shifts. This can be a frightening prospect for administrators and teachers in the […]