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Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is automation disrupting higher education?

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The workplace of the future will be marked by unprecedentedly advanced technologies, as well as a focus on incorporating artificially intelligent algorithms of automation to drive higher levels of production with fewer resources. Employers and education stakeholders, noting the reality […]


News

DeVos allows most states to exceed special ed testing accommodations cap

June 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Lawmakers now seem to be stating that DeVos is being too lenient, when a year ago she was thought to be taking too hard of a line with the states. Devos has maintained that she plans to give authority back to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Spreading awareness of early-childhood education — with Elmo’s help

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When the National Institute for Early Education Research releases its annual State of Preschool Yearbook every year, Kansas and Missouri don’t attract a lot of attention. Neither state has increased enrollment of 3- and 4-year-olds in public pre-K programs in recent years. […]


Featured

Knowledge is more accessible than ever through open online courses

May 31, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in online education. Many organizations have begun experimenting with Massive Open Online Courses as a new way to offer educational services. Google’s latest initiative involves a new website with a number of resources, […]


News

Is dual mission education the key to increasing postsecondary access?

May 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Fewer than one in three students who enroll in community colleges go on to enroll in four-year institutions within six years, and former Weber State University president and current Utah state senator Ann Milner said during the recent Dual Mission […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Top Kansas court to hear arguments on school funding

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Week

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are looking for hopeful hints from the state Supreme Court that they’ve increased education funding enough to satisfy the justices and head off any potential threat of a court order shuttering public schools. But […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

$10 billion campaign launched to educate every child by 2030

May 14, 2018

Via: Education Week

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 received support Friday from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How can higher ed leaders survive the academy?

April 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to understanding the mental and physical health of administrators and faculty members, higher education still largely lacks the data to observe how stress impacts the job, studies find. In particular, higher education executives can feel the stress of […]


Education Tech

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

April 4, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Back to you with another new EdTech tools list. These are web tools and extensions to be featured in our blog for the first time. We collect these resources from our email piles and sometimes, like in today’s work, we […]


News

Schools need industry input to help students connect learning to the real world

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While some students are true scholars who love learning for learning’s sake, most students are immensely practical. They don’t want to “waste” time and energy learning something they don’t see as relevant to their lives. This is why making real-world […]