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Schools need industry input to help students connect learning to the real world

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While some students are true scholars who love learning for learning’s sake, most students are immensely practical. They don’t want to “waste” time and energy learning something they don’t see as relevant to their lives. This is why making real-world […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Personalized Learning Is a Problem of Privilege

January 22, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Education is a dynamic space, with new trends constantly ebbing and flowing, the pendulum swinging back and forth between truly new innovations and recycled ideas. Experienced educators will recognize these patterns. But for younger teachers like me, whose careers are […]


News

Education top-of-mind as state legislatures reconvene

January 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Every Student Succeeds Act will likely have a big impact on state legislative decisions regarding education this year. Under ESSA, states are granted more control, which places a larger burden on state lawmakers to craft legislation that will ultimately […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

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

January 16, 2018

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 […]


News

4 critical issues for competency-based education programs

January 12, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As K-12 competency-based education programs become more widespread, educators and policymakers would do well to focus on four key issues that can make or break high-quality programs, according to a new report. The CompetencyWorks report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting […]


News

Four Tools That Take Blended Learning to the Next Level

January 11, 2018

Via: eSchool News

In any rush of new technology there comes fresh opportunities for learning and growth that were never possible before. We’ve seen this in the past two decades with blended learning, which combines digital media with traditional classroom methods to engage […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

What will the rollback of net neutrality mean for innovation in higher ed?

January 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While many in higher education circles think repeal of net neutrality will make it more difficult for institutions to access open educational resources and stream content at affordable prices, experts argue that the rollback will most likely impact entertainment platforms like Netflix […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

January 2, 2018

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 […]


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 […]