2 teacher perspectives on ELLs and learning loss

November 5, 2021

Since the pandemic started, teachers and students have had to transition from brick-and-mortar classrooms to virtual environments, and back. During this time, learning loss–the reversal of academic progress due to disrupted formal education–has been of significant concern to educators. Unfortunately, […]

Driving student success through personalization

October 21, 2021

Many higher education institutions continue to measure success through the lens of what is best for the traditional undergraduate student who enrolled for a face-to-face academic journey right out of high school. In many cases, conventional institutional metrics for success […]

Delta variant forcing districts to find new ways to assess learning

October 14, 2021

At this point last year, we hoped we’d be on the other side of COVID-19. Instead, the combination of the Delta variant and a new school year means educators and administrators are finding themselves in a state of flux. Cases […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

10 SEL activities for high school students

November 19, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Between balancing core instruction, administering assessments, grading homework, and ensuring students are prepared for college and career, high school teachers have a lot on their plates. SEL activities can make your jobs easier! When students have strong social and emotional […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

How online education serves special needs students

November 18, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Over the past few years, the pandemic made online education the de-facto schooling format for nearly all Americans. While it proved viable for many, it also exposed some of the common pitfalls in the traditional online education landscape, leading to […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

A College Scholarship Awarded to High School Juniors

November 18, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans awards $25,000 and $10,000 in college scholarships each year, for a total of more than $20 million a year in such awards. This year, it changed one thing about the scholarships: they will […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

U of Tennessee in Apparent Flip-Flop on Masks

November 18, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville will continue its mask mandate—despite a lifting of the mandate by the system, The Knoxville News Sentinel reported. System president Randy Boyd lifted the mandate on Monday night, citing a law signed by Governor […]