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Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Definition Of Combination Learning

August 28, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Combination Learning is a new teaching and learning strategy for the 21st century. The definition of Combination Learning is learning through the flexible combination of two or more learning components. This is a new learning strategy developed by TeachThought that responds […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Open-Source Learning in Action

July 7, 2017

Via: Edutopia

As I walked to my high school classroom during first period one day, I saw a couple of our students at Tri-County Early College consulting with a local electrician to put together a prototype of a solar-panel phone charger. Later […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Promises and Pitfalls of Online Education

July 7, 2017

Via: Education Next

Online courses have expanded rapidly and have the potential to extend further the educational opportunities of many students, particularly those least well-served by traditional educational institutions. However, in their current design, online courses are difficult, especially for the students who […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How experiential learning helps students own their future

July 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Passion and purpose. One drives students’ ability and eagerness to learn. The other can keep them wavering in life to no end. As an educator and father, I’ve been quick to notice that my students and even my own children, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

July 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

How does a thermometer work? A group of 7th graders discuss their ideas. Nearby, a student named Ferdinand is modifying a swallow so the bird can survive in the video-game fantasy world he’s designed on the computer. “I’m giving it […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

New report highlights cognitive benefits of bilingual education

June 15, 2017

Via: Education Dive

There is a wide array of research suggesting significant benefits for dual language education in schools, but schools and districts can often find difficulty in funding and recruiting talent to teach such subjects. There are many notable exceptions; last year, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Learning from the Science of Learning

May 31, 2017

Via: Education Next

In Learn Better, Ulrich Boser, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for American Progress, takes readers on a tour of recent advances in “the science of learning,” a collection of findings from psychology, neuroscience, education, and technology. And in […]


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School choice options can vary in success in rural areas

May 23, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Part of the issue in measuring school choice options like charter schools is that the scenarios of how these schools are formed and in what way they interact with their public counterparts can vary. Charter schools tend to have a […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Study Tips Backed By Science

May 23, 2017

Via: Edudemic

When we think of “studying,” we probably have similar images in mind: long, endless hours sitting in the same spot, pouring over the same material, trying almost desperately to commit it to memory. These tedious study methods are often seen […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 steps to strengthen early STEM learning

May 19, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Although STEM education is inarguably essential in today’s economy, it is not always seamlessly incorporated into early childhood education–and the barriers to inclusion are more pervasive than many educators might realize. “Just as the industrial revolution made it necessary for […]