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Category: Education Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: 5 models for how colleges can rethink credentials

March 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report anticipates a world in which globalization and automation means workers will need to continuously learn and earn credentials. It also sees a need for a better way to capture and qualify the combination of work, life and educational […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How work-study programs can teach students career skills

March 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report touches on ways the work-study program can help tackle two nagging issues in higher education: career readiness and retention. Students who see value in these jobs and make connections through them to the campus, peers and professionals may […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Connecticut college system moves ahead with controversial consolidation plan

March 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Community colleges and four-year university systems in several states have consolidated or merged in some way in recent years. Georgia State University’s merger with the Perimeter College helped raise the graduation rate of first-time, full-time students in the college’s two-year […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ideas for change in higher ed from SXSW EDU

March 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Pushback against rising tuition, the stress of shrinking state funding and the possibilities afforded by advances in technology have higher ed leaders beginning to challenge some basic assumptions about their field. That process tends to be slow, however, and often […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Why teachers are teaching keyboarding earlier

February 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When teachers were students themselves, they learned taught touch typing. As skilled professionals today, they devote a portion of class time to keyboarding practice. Inept teachers move quickly to other Information Technology skills believing there are more important things on […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Art education improves students’ academic, social development, study finds

February 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Art programs have taken a hit as districts pour more resources into preparing students to take standardized tests and exit exams required for high school graduation, among other resources or initiatives. However, this study adds to the body of research […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools up student power in directing course of education

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

SoundOut, an organization created to promote “meaningful student involvement, student voice and student engagement,” defines student voice as the “the individual and collective perspective and actions of young people within the context of learning and education.” In their Student Voice […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Place-based early literacy initiatives giving families a sense of community pride

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since 2012, families in Grundy County, Tennessee — northwest of Chattanooga — have been learning about lesser-known treasures in their rural community in partnership with the Yale Child Study Center, Scholastic and Sewanee: The University of the South. Discover Together […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

New research centers to focus on rural schools, high school writing

February 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many rural districts — and school leaders in rural areas — are finding that they can accomplish more by partnering with neighboring districts and participating in networks in which they share curriculum resources, professional development and other areas of expertise. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools trade traditional classroom setups for flexible learning environments

February 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the workplace, companies are making the shift from traditional cubicles and desks to new, more appealing options around the office. In some cases, hammocks and couches are taking the place of office chairs and conference spaces, and collaboration rooms […]