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Category: Education Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Channeling Students’ Passion for Sports Into Social Awareness and Bringing Change

January 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

How do you turn a student’s passion into a purpose that serves our global community? That was the challenge that confronted me when I took over the Sports and Society Class at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, Calif. As […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teaching Is as Stressful as an ER. These Calming Strategies Can Help.

December 26, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

There is something going on in the back of the room. Two students are fighting over a piece of paper. The paper rips. Shouting begins. All of your students suddenly turn their attention to the back and you feel out […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Bringing elementary strategies to middle, high schools can benefit older students

December 21, 2018

Via: Education Dive

At times, education seems far too compartmentalized. Methods of instruction typically differ between preschool, elementary and secondary-level classrooms, because when teachers are trained, they’re generally taught strategies for a specific age group, and schools are typically divided along the same […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Playful Assessment Unseated Standardized Tests at One School

December 11, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

A single hallway nestled inside Murray High School houses a newly redesigned middle school where students have been mapping out their colonization of Mars, organizing local and national election campaigns and designing labyrinthine escape rooms for the past three months. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Later school start times linked to improvements in behavior, achievement

December 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill this fall that would have kept the state’s middle and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m., he said it was because he thought such decisions should be made at the local […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Why Grades Still Matter

November 20, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Just before the fall semester began, an essay in The Chronicle, “Why I’m Easy: On Giving Lots of As,” stirred up faculty ire. I’m going to offer a different perspective: Rigorous, differential grading is still relevant. The phenomenon of “easy […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

State lawmakers making school leadership a top priority

November 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A report issued this year from New Leaders suggests that states’ growing efforts to develop and retain strong school leaders is a shift away from an era in which “when many states did not recognize the critical role principals and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Design crucial to tween engagement in arts programs

November 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the Every Student Succeeds Act gives schools more leeway to increase arts programming as part of a more “well-rounded” education, many schools still struggle to find sustainable sources of funding for a broad array of arts programs, both during […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 Ways to Make Literature Real and Relevant

November 14, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

How can you make curriculum content real, relevant, and approachable? Making student-centered instruction a priority is an important place to start. As you keep learners front of mind, finding student-friendly content and sharing this content strategically can help students make […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Improving teaching conditions goes hand in hand with boosting student success

November 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A positive school environment has been identified as a key factor in encouraging student and teacher well-being, but within STEM education specifically, this element has proven to be equally important. As STEM skills are becoming increasingly popular and in demand, […]