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Educational Stages, Higher Education

Institutional Innovation: How can higher ed leaders successfully innovate?

January 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In other words, sustained innovation maintains the current framework of competitive idea engineering, while disruptive developments change the trajectory of how leaders must operate for their institutions to stay competitive, or even survive. Over the last decade, many education experts […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How a student-loved technology helps a university with financial aid

January 19, 2018

Via: eCampus News

In 2014, Western Union made a surprising discovery when surveying millennials about their financial habits: More than 20 percent of them had never written a check. This may seem unusual to those of us from older generations. After all, many […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

The key higher ed issues for states in 2018

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In a December convening around Higher Education Government Relations in San Diego, AASCU director of state relations and policy analysis Tom Harnisch called the tax bill “the wild card for state budgets.” While the final bill allows taxpayers to deduct […]


Education Tech

What’s on the horizon for ed tech in 2018?

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

There’s no shortage of tech trends impacting K-12 classrooms today. Many are still making the transition to device-driven, digital resource models and figuring out how to best use open educational resources (OER), and innovations like makerspaces are reaching maturity and […]


News

Education top-of-mind as state legislatures reconvene

January 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Every Student Succeeds Act will likely have a big impact on state legislative decisions regarding education this year. Under ESSA, states are granted more control, which places a larger burden on state lawmakers to craft legislation that will ultimately […]


Education Tech

Why We Need Controversy In Our Classrooms

January 17, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Ask any teacher about teaching about a controversial topic, and most will tell you to avoid it at any cost. School administrators hate controversy and will often discourage teachers from discussing hot topics in their classrooms at all. Teachers routinely […]


Education Tech

Virtual and Interactive Resources for Science Teachers

January 16, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Virtual labs have come a long way in recent years. While nothing compares to completing a hands-on lab in an actual science classroom, sometimes it isn’t possible. Cost and access to equipment are possible obstacles. Other barriers include location. As […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Adaptive literacy? 3 must-knows for teachers and admin about adaptive learning

January 16, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The use of differentiated instruction to individualize each student’s learning experience is becoming more common in today’s elementary classrooms, but creating meaningful differentiation for a typical class of 25 students or more can still be a challenge. What should educators […]


News

What really goes into a high-impact K-12 classroom?

January 15, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Most students spend an average of 14,000 hours in the classroom during their K-12 years. As a result, the learning environment is powerful in impacting relationships among students and with their teachers. Until recently, most of us were using an […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Here’s why user experience is absolutely critical to higher education’s future

January 15, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Harnessing user experience is the most powerful tool higher-education institutions have to transform learning–but user-experience design is mostly foreign in higher education. Despite its sporadic use, user-experience design is, in fact, a critical part of the future of higher education, […]