Category: Education Strategies

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Is face-to-face learning always better than online learning?

December 24, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

All College Professors Should be Scholars

December 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

There’s an ongoing debate over whether online education is cheaper than its face-to-face counterpart. There’s no doubt that it can be. It’s as easy as 1-2-3. All you have to do is: 1. Uncap course enrollment. 2. Automate grading. 3. […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 Strategies For Teaching Students To Use Metacognition

December 16, 2020

Via: TeachThought

As educational researchers, we have seen that by empowering all students with the metacognitive and cognitive skills they need to achieve in school. With their application, schools can more consistently achieve the goals of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 recommendations from research on COVID learning loss

December 8, 2020

Via: eSchool News

While students have made some learning gains in reading and math since the beginning of COVID, average math gains were lower on average in fall 2020 than prior years–meaning more students are falling behind relative to their prior standing and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

In These Reopened Schools, Students Exceed Expectations Following Safety Rules

November 24, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Milford High School, in Massachusetts, developed detailed return-to-school plans and safety procedures in preparation for this school year. School administrators proactively communicated to students and families about what returning to classrooms would look like. But even the best laid plans […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Choosing the right tools to boost student motivation

November 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

COVID-19 has placed global education in an unprecedented state of flux. Faced with both new and long-existing challenges, teachers are working harder than ever. They are being called to excel at a job that many of them were not trained […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

College unions were on the rise before the pandemic, a trend unlikely to slow

November 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The most significant development during those seven years was the rise of faculty unions at private nonprofit institutions, the report’s authors note. The number of unions across those schools spiked by about 81%, or 65 new units, since 2012, the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Curricular Counsel: Parental support crucial to maximize virtual learning

November 11, 2020

Via: Education Dive

To ensure learning continued amid coronavirus-related school shutdowns that began in spring, districts built in a fair bit of flexibility around not just where learning could take place, but when. While there were some synchronous learning opportunities, “the bulk of […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies for hybrid learning

November 6, 2020

Via: eSchool News

By definition, the word hybrid means “composed of mixed parts.” Until now, that has meant two parts: in school – where we largely haven’t been since mid-March – and at home. When COVID-19 hit, we shut the classroom door and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to make student-teacher communication work

November 3, 2020

Via: eSchool News

With remote learning still going strong, students now rely on virtual engagement with their teachers when they need questions answered and assignments clarified. With the appropriate tools and tech access, instructional assistance from afar can be academically beneficial, and digital […]