Category: Economics&Strategies

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Ed Dept issues $36B in federal coronavirus relief aid to colleges

May 11, 2021

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law in March. It provides about $40 billion in direct aid to colleges and universities. Institutions must use half of that money on emergency grants for students disadvantaged by […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 tips to give students a skills refresh

May 11, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Have you heard the adage, “If you don’t use it, you lose it?” If you stop playing the piano, you become a little rusty on the keys. If you stop running, you lose the muscles and lung capacity you had […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Instructional Strategies That Challenge And Support Students

May 10, 2021

Via: TeachThought

A teaching strategy is anything the teacher does or facilitates to help students learn. So while formal teaching strategies like ‘Reciprocal Teaching’ and ‘Station Teaching’ are often thought of when considering these kinds of strategies, something as simple as ‘being […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Aperture Education Acquires Ascend to Expand its Social and Emotional Learning Offering for High Schools

May 5, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Aperture Education, the leading provider of researched-backed social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools, has acquired Charlotte-based Ascend, creator of goal-based student engagement software. The acquisition allows Aperture to expand its SEL offerings for high school by providing […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How classroom journaling engages and empowers students

May 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

It’s been a hard year for young people. COVID has upended their usual schooling and routines. For many, the pandemic impacted their families financially or through the loss of a loved one. In a year punctuated by upheaval and uncertainty, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Colleges claimed a large share of student relief grant money: report

April 21, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The CARES Act, which was signed into law last March, earmarked about $14 billion in relief aid for colleges, about $6.3 billion of which was set aside for grants for students disadvantaged by the pandemic. The department under former Education […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Innovative strategies can create a safe return to in-person learning

April 20, 2021

Via: eCampus News

As a parent, the excitement surrounding the prospect of returning to in-person teaching and learning at our children’s school is welcome. It is also pervasive nationwide, as parents everywhere begin to think about a resumption of familiar routines, whether their […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Biden’s $103B budget proposal for the Ed Dept would boost Pell, MSI funding

April 9, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Despite the proposed spending increase, Biden’s Pell proposal is likely to disappoint advocates who have pressed federal officials to double the maximum award amount. Nearly 1,200 groups wrote to Congress recently calling on lawmakers to do so. This is a […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

$12 Billion, Community Colleges and Online Learning Infrastructure

April 5, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Matt (who I still think of as Dean Dad – do you?) argues that federal money for community colleges should be allocated with an eye towards long-term financial sustainability. He asks that we think not only in terms of immediate […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Flipped Learning Can Be a Key to Transforming Teaching and Learning Post-Pandemic

April 2, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When we look at all the assumptions that have been overturned in higher education because of the pandemic and all the needs that have only grown during this time, what becomes clear is that frameworks that previously worked for higher […]