Category: Education Strategies

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers strategize to keep English learners engaged during COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Districts with more resources and technology are better prepared for this type of interruption. In Forsyth County, Georgia, where only 15% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, the district can hand out hot spots for students who need […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in New York City — the chill was biting, the […]

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

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Study: Social studies teachers not ‘above the fray’ in removing bias from media literacy

March 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The survey drew from 1,065 high school social studies teachers in Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New York and Texas. Fox News, The New York Times and CNN were the three news outlets teachers on opposite sides of the political spectrum […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

These 4 strategies can help school leaders avoid IDEA lawsuits

February 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Routinely changing federal regulations, spotty oversight and tight budgets can leave education leaders feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to serving students with disabilities. While administrators think their schools could be doing more to […]

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

Washington kindergarten center prioritizes play

February 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Play is important, with research continually finding play-based practices positively impact student learning and development. Child development expert Kathryn Hirsch-Pasek argues children learn best when they are actively engaged socially and mentally and can connect what they learn in a […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

National Dropout Prevention Center unveils guide for improving alternative schools and programs

February 11, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The guide is based on the center’s analysis of at least 100 alternative education programs over the past 34 years. The resource is organized into five domains education leaders and policymakers can tackle for improving alternative schools. Each domain also […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Future Ready Schools partnership to strengthen school boards

February 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A key component of the program is the FRS-School Boards Framework, which includes eight areas: Personalized instruction for students. Ongoing and job-embedded learning. Robust infrastructure. Strategic fiscal planning. Community partnerships. Use of data to transform instruction and support students. Support […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Here’s why this principal started a school turnaround with SEL

February 7, 2020

Via: eSchool News

I worked in juvenile probation for eight years before becoming a teacher, so I’ve seen the potentially devastating effect of the emotional issues that kids deal with. Before I took over as principal at Bluebonnet Elementary, I was an assistant […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Collaborating for culturally responsive education

January 28, 2020

Via: AFT News

In a world where students are more and more ethnically and racially diverse, educators are eager to devise more inclusive, welcoming approaches to teaching and student support. That’s why the AFT’s Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute this year focused […]