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Education Tech

Interoperability would make data more valuable to educators

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Simply put: Schools and districts can gather all of the student data in the world, but it won’t mean a thing if they don’t have the means to easily interpret and make use of it. Part of the promise of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed leaders can generate productive conversations around race

April 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Institution leaders are increasingly realizing that as the makeup of incoming students becomes more socioeconomically, age and racially diverse — and controversial instances of free speech and student protests become more frequent within more politically engaged generations at the same […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Should public universities privatize given state budget constraints?

March 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The collapse of state funding for higher education institutions has been a topic of discussion for at least the past decade. The State Higher Education Executive Officers organization reports that in 2008, government appropriations for full-time equivalent students fell to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Texas’s Big Bet on the Future of Higher Education

March 30, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Texas System’s Regents made a big bet in an effort to tackle public higher education’s most pressing challenges: The completion challenge, the learning outcomes challenge, the equity challenge, and the business model challenge. If higher education is to […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How To Help Students Learn From Anything

March 29, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Who controls the learning in your classroom? What are the sources of that learning? Does the learning happen as a matter of access to content, or participation in teacher-derived learning activities–i.e., units and lessons? Who or what is the most […]


Education Tech

Here Is A Powerful Teaching Assitant for Teachers

March 29, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Apple’s Classroom app is one of our favourite apps we have featured in several EdTech lists in the past. In today’s post we are sharing with you a quick overview of some of the things you can do with Classroom […]


News

Undergraduate STEM education must improve–here’s how to do it

March 28, 2018

Via: eCampus News

STEM fields are essential for the nation’s economic health and global success, but some troubling trends point to the need to monitor undergraduate STEM education with a critical eye, according to a new report. Undergraduate STEM education plays a central […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How does social media fit into the classroom?

March 28, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social media is increasingly used for teachers’ professional learning, but teachers seem more hesitant to use it as a learning tool with students, according to a survey from the University of Phoenix and Harris Poll . Sixteen percent of the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Instructional coaching improves preschool teachers’ comfort with STEM topics in the classroom

March 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The significant attention to pre-reading skills in early-childhood programs can sometimes overshadow other subject areas like science and math, but “STEM Starts Early,” a report released last year by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, said that the “technology revolution has made […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Growing minority student population contrasts largely white faculty

March 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Surveying faculty, increasing applicant pools with aggressive recruiting and making diversity a talking point are proven ways to increase the diversity of faculty and staff on campus, but they can be hard to implement. Building diversity requires more than just […]