Category: Education Strategies

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Increasing College Readiness Among Hispanic Students

September 13, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

New research from ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and Hispanic media company Univision Communications Inc. has produced three recommendations for increasing college readiness among Hispanic students. Hispanic students make up about 18 percent of the college student population, and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Communities of practice give principals opportunities to connect, reflect and develop

September 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Ongoing professional development not only supports educators and their leaders; the exposure to best practices also benefits the students. Professional learning communities (PLCs) are one way to achieve this, but it means giving teachers time to work together as a […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Study: ‘Splinter’ districts increase school segregation in the South

September 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Communities that break away from countywide districts to form their own school systems typically serve more white students than the “left-behind” districts, according to a new study examining the trend of district secession in Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. Focusing on […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

More states requiring mental health education

September 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When three students in Virginia’s Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) noticed how stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues were affecting many of their peers — and having an impact on their own lives — they didn’t just push […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Indiana approves free adult high school education, job training program

August 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

It’s an established trend that public and private institutions are collaborating on efforts to provide job training to U.S. workers. Besides the Indiana program, another example is the rise of coding boot camps that target adult learners. Nonprofits and similar […]

Editorial, Education Strategies

Classroom environment – optimize it for better learning results!

August 20, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

While we are living times of change and using tech advancements once portrayed only in science fiction magazines, some things remain the same. Universal patterns and their physical translation need not change since they embody implacable relationships or rules, yet […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Survey: Teachers turn to peers for guidance on instruction

August 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers participating in the AEP also had a lot to say recently about student discipline trends as a part of a Thomas B. Fordham Institute report. Responses showed teachers support newer approaches to discipline, such as restorative practices, but roughly […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Studies indicate students retain more reading printed text

August 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Moving textbooks from print to digital formats makes sense financially. Many districts are moving towards a “paper-free” environment and that includes curriculum materials. Unfortunately, mounting evidence indicates that performance drops when students learn on a screen. Though there are economic […]

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

Study suggests nap time benefits high-schoolers, too

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teenage years are not conducive to sleep. Homework, extra curricular activities and the need to make extra money from part-time jobs all cut into a teen’s sleep schedule. In addition, teens’ circadian rhythms are working against them. Their melatonin […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Hamilton Education Program goes online to reach more schools

August 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The program for Title I schools, in which students get the opportunity to talk with cast members and perform their material on stage before viewing the hit musical in their town, is continuing. This upcoming school year, the program will […]