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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 […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

December 8, 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 Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

December 7, 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 […]


Education Tech, News

New AI tool helps teachers tackle math

December 4, 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

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. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Senate Bill Boosts Maximum Pell Grant

September 7, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Senate appropriations committee will consider Thursday a spending package that boosts the maximum value of the Pell Grant by 1.7 percent, using funds from the program’s reserves. The spending package — part of a bill funding the Departments of Labor, […]


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3 tips for maximizing your PLC participation during the new school year

September 6, 2017

Via: eSchool News

For educators across the country, it’s time to get back at it. Summer is over, and if we are not yet back in school teaching, we are sorting through class rosters, getting our first week planned, and tying up the […]


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5 ways technology can support educators in an environment of expanding school choice

September 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

President Trump’s recent education budget proposal has received a great deal of attention for cutting education by $9.2 billion or 13.6 percent. The administration is proposing an additional $400 million for vouchers and $1 billion more in Title 1 funds […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Progressive is School Funding in the United States?

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

Policymakers, advocates, and the public have long been concerned with inequities in funding levels between schools attended by students from low-income families and their more affluent peers. School funding has received increased attention in recent years as multiple high-quality studies […]


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How universities can use big data to land grads careers

September 1, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Over the past few weeks, graduation ceremonies have been taking place all over the world. This is an exciting time for everyone in higher education, as institutions and communities recognize their students’ academic achievements. While every guest speaker will laud […]