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Education Tech

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

October 19, 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 […]


Education Tech, News

New AI tool helps teachers tackle math

October 17, 2017

Via: eSchool News

As the new school year begins, elementary school teachers are now able to access a new, free online artificial intelligence (AI) tool designed to strengthen their math instruction and help students learn at higher levels. The IBM Foundation announced the […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Adaptive literacy? 3 must-knows for teachers and admin about adaptive learning

October 17, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The use of differentiated instruction to individualize each student’s learning experience is becoming more common in today’s elementary classrooms, but creating meaningful differentiation for a typical class of 25 students or more can still be a challenge. What should educators […]


Education Tech

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

October 11, 2017

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 […]


News

More districts creating high school internship programs

October 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

October 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 […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

October 10, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Engaging high school students in learning and breaking away from the typical boredom that seems to plague so many students is a challenge–one that could be addressed differently depending on a student’s dominant mode of engagement. To figure out the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

October 9, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The Trump Administration’s 2017 and 2018 education budget proposes some drastic cuts, most notably, the elimination of the $2.3 billion Title II-A (ESEA) funding and $1.2 billion 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. According to the administration, ESEA funding and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

October 9, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios. Nationwide, schools and […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

New study points to benefits of personalized learning

September 18, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The research also cites positive findings on programs such as Newsela and DreamBox, which adjust to students’ skills as they work. School leaders implementing personalized learning initiatives, however, need to take a different approach to traditional instructional models, experts say. […]