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Category: Economics&Strategies


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, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors, Advocacy Group Says

November 1, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

At a time of economic growth, low unemployment, and high demand for workers, a survey released on Thursday suggests that at least some student-loan debtors are not seeing that rosy scenario. The survey, conducted by Student Debt Crisis, an advocacy […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Higher expectations, new strategies can boost test rigor

October 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A 2013 report from the National Center on Education and the Economy called for an increase in rigor if students are to be prepared for entry into community colleges, four-year colleges and universities, or the workplace. Many states have taken […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Making a Plan for Student Engagement with Tech-Friendly Strategies

October 22, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

What does student engagement truly look like? And are we making it a priority when entering classrooms and leading lessons? As an educator who now spends time in other teachers’ classrooms, I think about this topic often. And as someone […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create spaces that boost student engagement

October 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

School and classroom design are important to consider because they affect so many aspects of the learning experience. The article focuses primarily on adapting classrooms to have the greatest impact on early-childhood education. This could be a good place to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Grading practices are often biased toward more affluent students, report says

October 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Feldman’s report comes as other experts are calling attention to whether the grades students receive for quizzes, homework and other daily assignments are accurate reflections of their knowledge and skills and based on the standards they are expected to master. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 things we did to help our students love to do research

October 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

After one year as library media specialist and three years teaching English, I’ve learned some of the ins and outs of teaching research inside and beyond the English classroom. 1. Start them young There are so many skills that students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

School breaks are being used for credit recovery

September 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Credit recovery programs are designed to help address the high school dropout rate. The issue is considered a societal one because high school dropouts earn an average of $9,200 less per year than high school graduates and are more likely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools need more effective strategies to help students and families impacted by opioid abuse

September 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The impact of opioid addiction particularly affects schools, and shows up especially in school attendance. More children are born affected by opioid addiction, which adds to the numbers of students with special needs in schools. A rapidly growing number of […]