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Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Selective enrollment school in Chicago offers classical education model

September 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new Bronzeville Classical School seems poised to be successful with its classical education model, a model that has seen success before, as well as the money spent on upgrading the school to compete with private and charter schools in […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Despite prevalence of 1:1 programs, districts still have much to consider

September 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Over half of classrooms today are estimated to be 1:1, according to research. And despite the amount of things that must be considered, schools and districts getting into the 1:1 device game today have plenty more examples of best practices […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Apprenticeship program helping nurses get bachelor’s degrees

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Apprenticeships were viewed favorably by education and labor officials under the Obama administration, but they have received even more attention from the Trump administration. Apprenticeships use private-sector support to make up for declining state and federal government funding for higher […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Restorative justice more likely to provoke responses conducive to learning

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More schools are looking to restorative justice practices to curb suspension rates and narrow the school-to-prison pipeline. There is much to commend the practice in terms of helping students realize the consequences of their actions, accept responsibility, and repair the […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: Private schools offer virtually no special advantages compared with public counterparts

September 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The 74 notes the prevailing idea of private schools and the private school life as glamorous, citing media and entertainment that reinforces that idea — from movies and books like “Harry Potter” and “The Catcher in the Rye,” centered around […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Will Students Actually Believe They Can Do This Assignment?

September 6, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

No matter how much students value your course, or how supportive your classroom environment, they won’t be motivated to do the work if they don’t think they can succeed at it. And of course the solution is not about making […]


Education Tech

Book talks bring the fun back to reading

September 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

All teachers want to see their students develop a love of reading. Getting children excited about picking up a book rarely happens when they know they’re going to be graded, assessed and measured on each page they complete, and each […]


Education Tech

Introducing career experts to students can inspire them

September 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Having students hear from real-world professionals can give them a chance to see how their education may impact their lives after school. Children get more than just excited when parents come to Career Day; they also see what they could […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

With Michigan staring down a strict new literacy law, worries run high in Detroit

September 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Sixteen states plus D.C. require retention for students not reading at proficiency by the end of 3rd grade; 14 of those allow for conditional promotion. Research shows that students who have been retained, as early as kindergarten or as late […]


Education Tech

How Do We Know If Technology Is the Solution or the Problem?

September 4, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Has a more hotly debated or wholly unanswerable question ever been posed? One can easily imagine an Epic Rap Battle of History between the Luddites and Futurists on this very topic. And nowhere is that seemingly innocuous question more likely […]