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Category: Economics&Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Educators Are Taking Action in AI Education to Make Future-Ready Communities

November 28, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

AI Explorations and Their Practical Use in School Environments is an ISTE initiative funded by General Motors. The program provides professional learning opportunities for educators, with the goal of preparing all students for careers with AI. Recently, we spoke with […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Combining Movement and Technology Enhances Learning

November 23, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

When students move around in a classroom, it opens up new levels of learning. Pairing that movement with technology amplifies the impact and improves student outcomes. As an educational technologist, I see how combining movement and technology is a powerful […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Using data insight platforms to improve SEL strategies

November 23, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Although structured social-emotional learning (SEL) has been around since the mid-90s, schools’ focus on SEL has skyrocketed following the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on education. As remote learning exacerbated feelings of isolation and uncertainty, and behavioral and mental health […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

What changed in 2 years since Grinnell said it would try no-loan financial aid

November 22, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In November 2020, colleges and their millions of students were smarting from the economic sting of the coronavirus pandemic. Colleges trimmed costs after campus shutdowns prompted many to refund auxiliary fees for services like residence halls and dining, which underpin […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools can do better than retaining struggling readers

November 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Grade retention is ineffective and expensive, but 17 states and Washington, D.C. mandate it (and at least 12 more states allow it) for students who are not reading proficiently by grade 3. The best way to stop grade retention, whether […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 science lessons that foster students’ social-emotional growth

November 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It’s been said, “If a child can do advanced math, speak three languages, or receive top grades, but can’t manage their emotions, practice conflict resolution, or handle stress, none of that other stuff is really going to matter.” As an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

AI is the future–is your school ready to teach it?

November 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important and transformative technologies of our time. From assisting pathologists and discovering new drugs to recommending products and automating entire factories, more and more organizations are adopting AI to solve some of the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Taking student support to the next level

November 18, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The Biden Administration is doubling down on student support investments. The pending FY23 budget has $468 million for Community Schools. The Administration’s new National Partnership for Student Success is calling for districts to use billions in federal stimulus funds to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Borrower-Defense Settlement To Discharge $6 Billion in Loans

November 18, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A federal judge approved a settlement in a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education that argued the agency ignored borrower defense to repayment claims. Under the settlement, 200,000 borrowers who attended one of 153 institutions identified by […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Learning Pathways for District-Wide Integration of Skills for Innovation

November 15, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

We are amidst a Fourth Industrial Revolution. Careers across all fields continue to become more integrated with, and dependent on, rapidly evolving digital technologies. K-12 learning opportunities must prepare students with the necessary skills to succeed in Industry 4.0. This […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Voters approved unprecedented funding for arts education; here’s how we fulfill that promise

November 10, 2022

Via: EdSource

The passing of Proposition 28: California’s Art and Music K-12 Education Funding Initiative is an exciting advance for historically underfunded arts education programs in schools. The initiative allocates money for 15,000 new positions, almost doubling the current number of certified […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to make inflation interesting for students

November 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Inflation hit a four-decade high in the United States during September, with the consumer price index up 8.2 percent from a year earlier. While most adults are painfully aware of higher prices for everything from food to fuel, teens may […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

More professors now embrace Wikipedia in the classroom

November 9, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

About a decade ago, Amin Azzam, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, often told his medical students not to research health information on Wikipedia out of concern for the website’s reliability. But a student once looked […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Why so many colleges have been resetting their tuition

November 8, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Starting next academic year, Colby-Sawyer College will be decreasing tuition, but it’s not just shaving a few hundred dollars off its sticker price. The college is cutting its price from $46,364 to $17,500, a drop of more than 60%. The […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

We can teach math better–here’s how

November 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 1997, the National Reading Panel issued a report on the findings of dozens of studies looking into the most effective methods of teaching and learning reading. The report offered specific recommendations for effective practices, such as intentional and explicit […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

What’s the Point of Civics Education?

November 4, 2022

Via: Education Next

As a guy who taught high school civics back in the last century, I have some admittedly old-fashioned notions about civics instruction. For instance, it may sound archaic to some, but I still think civics should entail teaching students about […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 reasons instructional audio is a must-have in classrooms

November 4, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When I conduct training for school employees, I like to start my presentations speaking in a “normal” voice. About halfway in, I turn on the instructional audio solution that is set up in the room. I love the “wow factor” […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 tips for using data to differentiate instruction

November 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Finding ways to help all students grow academically – regardless of where they are starting from – can be challenging. From my experiences teaching special education, general education, and English Learners, I can tell you there is no one-size-fits-all approach […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips to craft better student learning experiences

November 1, 2022

Via: eCampus News

We live in a content-driven world. With just a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a device, you can find more content on any topic than can be consumed. Your learners know this. Today’s learners are tech savvy, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Spaced repetition is the secret to overcoming learning loss

October 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Once upon a time in Panama In 2006, I lived and worked in Panama and so it became a priority to learn Spanish. On weekends, I’d visit a friend on his farm in the Panamanian countryside, and this scarecrow would […]