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Knowledge is more accessible than ever through open online courses

May 31, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in online education. Many organizations have begun experimenting with Massive Open Online Courses as a new way to offer educational services. Google’s latest initiative involves a new website with a number of resources, […]


News

Is dual mission education the key to increasing postsecondary access?

May 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Fewer than one in three students who enroll in community colleges go on to enroll in four-year institutions within six years, and former Weber State University president and current Utah state senator Ann Milner said during the recent Dual Mission […]


Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

May 30, 2018

Via: TeachThought

At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what makes project-based learning exceptional is its flexibility. As it is, first and foremost, […]


News

Critics: President Trump’s school safety commission lacks transparency, urgency

May 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Since the Federal Commission on School Safety’s organizational meeting on March 28, only one meeting on May 17 has been held. Considering the number of gun-related incidents at schools in that span of time, critics say the pace […]


Education Tech

New learning models put one-teacher classroom on endangered list

May 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Personalized and blended instruction models are difficult to make work in the typical one-teacher classroom, per an analysis by Public Impact and the Clayton Christensen Institute, EdSurge reports. Key elements of a successful new staffing model include differentiated […]


News

Lawsuit seeks for Idaho schools to repay student fees

May 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A class-action lawsuit is seeking for Idaho public schools to repay the fees that many districts have charged students for classes, supplies and activities. The lawsuit filed earlier this month in federal court claims the fees […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Florida Democrats fail in bid to get more money for schools

May 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic legislators have failed in their bid to force the Republican-controlled Legislature to give more money to public schools. Two South Florida Democrats were trying to get legislators to hold a special session to change this […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Free tuition for two-year college students—but with a catch

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges and universities are launching a variety of initiatives to propel young and adult learners to degree completion. Intrusive analytics and mentoring helped Middle Tennessee State University improve student learning outcomes, and community colleges nationwide are looking to reduce costs […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Top Kansas court to hear arguments on school funding

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Week

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are looking for hopeful hints from the state Supreme Court that they’ve increased education funding enough to satisfy the justices and head off any potential threat of a court order shuttering public schools. But […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

May 21, 2018

Via: TeachThought

There is an age old adage that says “two heads are better than one.” Consider collaboration in recent history: Watson and Crick or Page and Brin (Founders of Google). But did you know it was a collaborative Computer Club about […]