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Education Tech

New book argues tech might not always be best for engaging students

January 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new book backs up the argument that as technology becomes more widely available, professional development for teachers on how to best integrate devices, apps and other digital tools into teaching is necessary. With schools increasing their emphasis on social-emotional […]


Education Tech

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

December 29, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Data’s influence on modern education is immense; it drives policies, impacts funding—it even affects decisions about which tools and services edtech companies create for educators. And when it comes to helping edtech entrepreneurs understand those educators, Amy Rambo believes she […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How our school is personalizing learning through co-teaching

December 29, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Greenwood College School is a not-for-profit, independent, grade 7 to 12 school with about 450 students and about 60 teachers. We focus not only on academic achievement, but also on each student’s character development through connecting to their varied interests, both […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New York state first to implement mental health ed across all grades

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

While the decision by state policymakers to mandate mental health education at all grade levels is new, the importance of addressing mental health issues among school-age children has been acknowledged for some time. In 2003, the “President’s New Freedom Commission […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could affect K-12 education

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The K-12 sector should brace for change. The 30-plus-year drought since the last tax code overhaul is over now that President Donald Trump has signed Congress’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. The bill slashes the corporate tax rate […]


News

More districts creating high school internship programs

December 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Researcher: AI won’t replace teachers

December 11, 2017

Via: www.educationdive.com

Despite the growth of online learning and increasingly complex artificial intelligence, it’s highly unlikely that the teaching profession will be taken over by robots anytime soon. The teacher shortages in many states alone should serve as ample indication that the […]


Education Tech

5 New Things You Can Do in Google Classroom This School Year

December 6, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are using Google Classroom in your instruction, you may want to keep updated with its latest releases especially the ones launched last month.  Classroom Help has this page where new updates are posted regularly. In today’s post, we […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

December 5, 2017

Via: MindShift

When Emerie Lukas was hired to develop and teach a STEM Foundations course to middle school students at the Dayton Regional STEM School, she was starting from scratch. The stated goal of the course was to prepare students for more rigorous […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

11 advantages of online learning software in higher ed

December 5, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There has never been a more exciting time to be associated with the education field. New technologies are allowing teachers and administrators to re-imagine pedagogical processes that have remained relatively static for hundreds of years. Innovative new approaches, bolstered by […]