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Category: Education 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 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 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 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 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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers using technology report stronger connections, community with students

October 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Educators who use technology as part of their teaching practice report that they are more aware of their students’ individual needs (61 percent) and more likely to be leveraging technology purposely to tailor learning for their students (61 percent), according […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Curriculum Associates Launches Magnetic Reading™ Foundations for K–2, Expanding the Magnetic Reading Program to Support Grade-Level Success for K–5 Students

October 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Curriculum Associates recently expanded Magnetic Reading K–5 with the launch of Magnetic Reading Foundations for Grades K–2. This new program, along with the recently released Magnetic Reading for Grades 3–5, form an intuitive, systematic approach to instruction with rich, engaging […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to make project-based learning a reality

October 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

One of the many reasons I love working for Van Andel Institute for Education is that I get to be a teacher Fairy Godmother. Teaching is an important but difficult job, and sometimes educators can get stuck on a specific […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

In post-COVID schools, let’s redouble efforts to support students

October 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The other day, my friend’s high school daughter complained, “It’s not fair!” “What’s not fair?” her mother asked. “Everyone is cheating!” her daughter replied. “They started doing it during COVID, and now it’s a habit.” Unfortunately, academic dishonesty is just […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools Need to Reclaim Lost Learning Time. Here’s How to Start

October 20, 2022

Via: Education Next

With students shaken by more than two years of pandemic-related disruption, schools are scrambling to reconnect with students, get learning back on track, address social and emotional needs, and much more. A thread running through all this, of course, is […]