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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create spaces that boost student engagement

October 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

School and classroom design are important to consider because they affect so many aspects of the learning experience. The article focuses primarily on adapting classrooms to have the greatest impact on early-childhood education. This could be a good place to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Grading practices are often biased toward more affluent students, report says

October 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Feldman’s report comes as other experts are calling attention to whether the grades students receive for quizzes, homework and other daily assignments are accurate reflections of their knowledge and skills and based on the standards they are expected to master. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 things we did to help our students love to do research

October 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

After one year as library media specialist and three years teaching English, I’ve learned some of the ins and outs of teaching research inside and beyond the English classroom. 1. Start them young There are so many skills that students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

School breaks are being used for credit recovery

September 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Credit recovery programs are designed to help address the high school dropout rate. The issue is considered a societal one because high school dropouts earn an average of $9,200 less per year than high school graduates and are more likely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools need more effective strategies to help students and families impacted by opioid abuse

September 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The impact of opioid addiction particularly affects schools, and shows up especially in school attendance. More children are born affected by opioid addiction, which adds to the numbers of students with special needs in schools. A rapidly growing number of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

ITT trustee sues Ed Department, lenders to help pay $1.5B in claims

September 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

For-profit colleges in recent years have been the subject of controversy — at first drawing criticism and stricter regulations from the Obama administration for alleged unfair marketing and loan practices and, at times, the poor quality of the instruction. More […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Here’s a great way to get to know your students

September 20, 2018

Via: eSchool News

I am always looking for new ways to get to know my students. Over the past two decades, I have attempted dozens of different types of icebreakers in my classes; some were successful and others were a total failure. When […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

What strategies can teachers use to help students separate belief and fact?

September 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A classroom can quickly turn into a battlefield when sensitive topics are approached. Religion, for instance, can lead to arguments, but so can subjects like climate change to evolution. These talks can run up against religious and political thought, but […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Applying summer teaching strategies to school year requires shift in thinking

September 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the U.S. Department of Education promotes the idea of innovation in schools sometimes implementing such strategies can be difficult. Administrators and teachers worry about the impact on test scores and on community members who may not understand the changes. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Restorative justice more likely to provoke responses conducive to learning

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More schools are looking to restorative justice practices to curb suspension rates and narrow the school-to-prison pipeline. There is much to commend the practice in terms of helping students realize the consequences of their actions, accept responsibility, and repair the […]