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Education Tech

3 AR/VR resources that nurture student curiosity

May 22, 2024

Via: eSchool News

As a Technology Explorations teacher for my district, I’m tasked with finding and incorporating the latest technology resources into classrooms effectively and engagingly. One of my biggest goals as a technology instructor is to teach my students skills and provide […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘College for What?’ High School Students Want Answers Before Heading to Campus

May 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question long faced by high school students. But these days, students have access to far more information than in the past about what, specifically, they could do as […]


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Robot Speaker at Commencement? Some Human Students Balk

April 26, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Each year, D’Youville University, a small, private institution in upstate New York, strives to bring in a commencement speaker to address a topic that’s both timely and relevant to its roughly 500 graduates. Past topics have run the gamut, including […]


Education Tech

What Do We Gain and Lose When Students Use AI to Write?

April 24, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? If a student uses AI to write and nobody notices, does it matter? I’ll admit: the latter question is hard for me to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

The 2024 Federal Budget for Colleges, Researchers and Students

March 25, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Congress voted late last week to approve a 2024 fiscal year budget for agencies covered by six of its 12 annual appropriations bills, belatedly completing its work nearly halfway into the fiscal year. Members of Congress had approved legislation covering […]


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Faculty, Staff Members Serve as Key Mental Health Resources for Students

March 6, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Faculty and staff members are increasingly being called upon to help students with their mental health, addressing stress, anxiety and depression, among other challenges. In a January survey of faculty members, 76 percent said they believe supporting students’ mental health […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Many Students Don’t Inform Their Colleges About Their Disability. That Needs to Change.

March 1, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In summer 2012, my life changed. I was a 20-year-old college student with a bright future. I was fearless and ready to take the world by storm. All of my hopes and dreams came crashing down when I began experiencing […]


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Will Students Benefit From Facial Recognition? No.

February 29, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The headline of the lead article in the Feb. 27, 2024, edition of Inside Higher Ed says, “Facial Recognition Heads to Class. Will Students Benefit?” I have an answer to the question posed at the end: no. No, facial recognition […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Why Early Childhood Teachers Require a Unique Approach to Tech Coaching

February 27, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In my role as a technology specialist — or tech coach — at an elementary school, I support teachers of students in pre-K through second grade and I often hear comments like these. It makes sense. The early childhood teachers […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How do state appropriations impact graduation rates among underrepresented students?

February 26, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Past research has linked higher state appropriations with better graduation rates, but it has not established that relationship for students who are underrepresented in higher education, such as Black and Latinx students. The paper — by researchers at the Midwestern […]


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How do students respond to AI generated questions?

February 26, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in higher education has skyrocketed in the last year, but what does research tell us about how students are responding to technology? VitalSource’s team of learning scientists recently conducted the largest empirical evaluation […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can conflict resolution be embedded in classrooms?

February 21, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Embedding social-emotional learning practices in curriculum can help students strengthen their conflict-resolution toolkits by developing related skills such as self-awareness, communication and self-management. These can be developmentally taught across K-12 through cooperative games and activities, and by teaching students phrases […]


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U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Releases New Resources on Students with Disabilities

February 20, 2024

Via: U.S. Department of Education

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released four new resources today with information for students, parents and families, and schools addressing civil rights of students with disabilities, as well as a data snapshot about education access for […]


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5 helpful hacks for managing a STEM classroom

February 14, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Every classroom is a busy place, but STEM-specific classrooms are built on collaboration, communication, and hands-on inquiry. Things are bound to be extra noisy and energetic. This isn’t a bad thing–it’s “the sound of learning,” as a coworker of mine […]


Education Tech

Low-income schools aren’t vetting ed tech, analysis finds

February 9, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

The Internet Safety Labs report’s most “disturbing findings” were related to technology use and advertising patterns among low-income schools and in schools where a majority of the student population are American Indian and Alaskan Native, said Lisa LeVasseur, executive director […]


Education Tech

How to ensure edtech ROI? Ask these 4 questions

February 7, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Somehow, after the pandemic and returning to “normal,” teachers are more reliant on worksheets or things they find online (often unvetted) and can easily duplicate. They need tools that are easy to use, support active learning, and can accommodate the […]


Education Tech

The future is artificial intelligence. Are students ready?

February 7, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

To Richard Culatta, students need to learn about artificial intelligence and its inner workings now. But even more critical, says the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, is that educators teach pupils not just about the technology, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to help students build critical success skills

February 1, 2024

Via: eCampus News

Communication, teamwork and problem-solving are clear priorities among success skills that employers seek, according to a new report by the Southern Regional Education Board. The Skills Employers Demand: An Analysis of the Research summarizes 10 years of studies, from 2013 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students Speak: How We Use Artificial Intelligence

February 1, 2024

Via: EdTech Magazine

College students are the lifeblood of higher education. Everyone in university administration — including in the IT office — knows how valuable it is to truly understand how those students feel, what they want, what they appreciate and what they […]


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House Democrats Counter Republicans’ Vision for Higher Ed Reform

January 30, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

House Democrats want to make community college free, double the Pell Grant and fight food insecurity among postsecondary students, as outlined in their just-released vision for how to improve higher education. Ahead of a hearing Wednesday on the majority Republicans’ […]