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Education Tech

Where is the line between relationship building and TMI?

June 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Building a rapport with students usually requires that teachers share a little of themselves in an effort to connect with students and create shared bonds. Teachers may discuss their own pets, interests, travel experiences, and educational obstacles in ways that […]


News

No consensus on how to handle free speech on campuses

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Some experts say there is a threat that state laws about free speech will limit the ability of universities to make judgments about what is taught or presented on campus, and AAUP recently issued a report about the history of […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study shows support for low-income students pays off

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last-dollar funding has advocates and detractors. A comparison by the Association of Community College Trustees says that it does not help to pay extra costs besides tuition and room and board associated with college attendance unlike first-dollar support. Researchers have […]


Education Tech

Summer Reading: Strategies to boost online learning programs

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats Rather than be threatened by bootcamp models, colleges should learn from them and integrate them into their core to better prepare their graduates for a wide variety of jobs, according […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Colleges to survive through hybrid experience

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning and senior fellow for academic transformation, learning and design at Georgetown University, wrote that the Georgia Tech report should be studied by others in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Social-emotional learning graduates to college campuses

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Employers repeatedly say they need more workers with communication, adaptability, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities, and have trouble finding recent graduates with those skills, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a leading advocate for SEL. Another […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student engagement prerequisite to free speech on campus, leaders say

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Free speech on campus is a hot button issue for higher education administrators who recognize the costly and often time highly damaging effects of mishandling a controversial speaker on campus. While proactively defining a free speech policy and developing a […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Purdue breaks high school mold with Indiana charter model

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In districts across the country, the traditional high school model is being reimagined to meet modern economic and job market demands. While schools based on the same principles as Purdue’s charter — hands-on and personalized learning — are rapidly expanding […]


Education Tech

The era of the ‘try harder, do more’ teacher must end

June 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Administrators can and should help teachers avoid burnout, first and foremost for the long-term benefit of teachers and students, but also to curb attrition rates at a time when teacher shortages are predicted to get worse. Teachers have higher rates […]