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Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to improve faculty and staff onboarding in higher ed

February 23, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The hiring and onboarding processes can be extremely complex for colleges and universities. Higher-education institutions often bring in hundreds of new employees every year—from professors to student workers to administrators to dining service personnel. Hiring and onboarding these employees can […]


Education Tech

Google Drive Shortcut Sheets for Teachers

February 23, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google has recently introduced a number of new features to enhance the overall functionality of Google Drive and its services Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most recent feature we covered here is the ability to annotate and add comments on […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

February 21, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How We Use A Mentoring Model For Disadvantaged Students

February 20, 2018

Via: TeachThought

I was raised in Long Island City, Queens by immigrant parents who knew very little about the public education system. As a result, I went through some of New York City’s most struggling public schools. At the time, I wasn’t […]


Education Tech

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

February 20, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom. Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Identifying prospective teachers in high school builds stronger pipeline

February 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With reports of a looming teacher shortage and concern about the lack of diversity in the teaching profession, some states and school districts are looking to grow-your-own programs to help fill the gap. Versions of these programs can be seen […]


Education Tech

Virtual field trips: Schools embrace advanced adventures

February 13, 2018

Via: Education Week

NEW YORK (AP) — On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head. A virtual reality headset had transported the Berkeley Carroll School junior […]


News

Smartphone Detox: How Teens Can Power Down In A Wired World

February 13, 2018

Via: MindShift

If the Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov were alive today, what would he say about smartphones? He might not think of them as phones at all, but instead as remarkable tools for understanding how technology can manipulate our brains. Pavlov’s own […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Connecticut considers plan to cover college completion costs

February 12, 2018

Via: Education Week

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering a different approach from other states to help students cover the high cost of college. Instead of offering free community college tuition, legislators in this cash-strapped state are debating whether to create […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Former superintendent discusses how schools can ‘move the rock’ toward deeper learning

February 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The current focus in schools on high-stakes testing requires training students to learn a set of standards and facts, but the deeper learning approach invites students to play a greater role in their own education and has the goal of […]