Category: Educational Forms

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Middle schools beefing up career and technical ed labs

July 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

If a student is expected to select a career cluster path by the time they are in 8th grade, it makes sense to start exposing 6th-graders to all the potential career options available. But how young should this begin? Some […]

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

The Moral Implications of Social and Emotional Learning – by Frederick Hess

July 3, 2019

Via: Education Next

I’ve hosted a number of sessions about social and emotional learning (SEL) over the past six months, and one question that’s repeatedly come up is whether SEL is ultimately an attempt to repackage traditional virtues in therapeutic, pedagogical garb so […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

High-quality teachers significantly boost student attendance

June 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The trend in teacher evaluation in recent years has focused on how educators improve students’ academic performance through test scores. But this method often doesn’t take into consideration that some teachers have more difficult students than others, or that not […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Montana school officials revise plan to identify autism

June 19, 2019

Via: Education Week

Montana public school officials are revising their plan to create a checklist to identify children with autism amid criticism that the proposal was too restrictive and could misidentify some students. The revised proposal released earlier this month by the state […]

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

6 STEAM education resources for any classroom

June 18, 2019

Via: eSchool News

STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce. A focus on STEAM education doesn’t mean […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Preschool and Primary

Kids Count: No growth in pre-K enrollment, 8th-grade math proficiency

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Kids Count Data Book, an ongoing project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has been a useful resource for educators and policymakers because it puts indicators of academic achievement in a broader context, covering topics of economic well-being, health, […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Technology connects rural students to college opportunities

June 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Separated by distance and isolated in areas with fewer resources, rural schools typically don’t attract the attention of college recruiters. Traveling three hours to a school with a graduating class of 50 doesn’t make much sense. Not only do rural […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How micro-internships work for students and companies

June 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“Micro-internships,” or project-based internships, are emerging as a way for students to get a foot in the door and for employers to test talent before making a commitment. Lasting just days or weeks, micro-internships can create a more meaningful experience, […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Do the credentials students earn align with employer demand?

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success? Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd […]

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Report: Nondegree credentials improve economic mobility

May 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Respondents with nondegree credentials said they are more likely to recommend them to others, and a majority (60%) said they believe the educational experience will bring employers value, compared with 44% of noncredential holders who said the same. Strada and […]