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Category: Educational Forms


Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Future (Revisted) of Online Education

January 9, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Given the demands on students’ time and the pressure to increase credit accumulation, online education will certainly play a growing role in undergraduate as well as graduate and professional education. Many of those classes will offer a pale imitation of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

ASD Nest program builds SEL for autistic students, peers

January 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Studies indicate including students on the autism spectrum in regular classrooms can help encourage the development of communication, language and basic social skills. Also, integrating these learners can have multiple benefits for their peers, who gain leadership experience and compassion, […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Financial literacy should be taught to kids — not adults

January 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In 2016, a report by Bank of America demonstrated an alarming statistic: Only 16% of millennials age 18-26 were optimistic about their financial futures. In the same year, Fortune published an article stating two in three Americans can’t pass a […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Districts can deploy tech-savvy students to support IT staff

January 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Allowing Gen Z students who have grown up on technology to put their skills to use and gain practical knowledge not only gives them a boost of confidence, but it further develops employable skills. ​ Queens Technical High School in […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Colleges Must Offer More Than Industry Certification

December 16, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Career and technical education is a vital component to the local economy. However, post-secondary institutions offering the community an industry certification in lieu of college credit are disenfranchising the economy. The letter “Colleges Should Still Embrace Knowledge for its Own […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Distance learning enrollment inches upward, report finds

December 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Online learning has exploded at traditional two- and four-year institutions. The latter group has tried to add more of these types of courses to attract adult learners and other nontraditional students, and to position themselves to fare better during an […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

8 emerging K-12 classroom trends

December 11, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Today’s educators are preparing students for jobs of the future–jobs that don’t necessarily exist today–and a new Google Education report takes a look at the K-12 classroom trends driving learning. More and more educators and parents recognize that curriculum must […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

GAO: Low-income and minority students face barriers resolving disputes over special ed services

December 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to the report, many parents “feel they are at a disadvantage” when in conflict with school districts because of “an imbalance of power” and, as a result, may be reluctant to engage in dispute resolution. Stakeholders also pointed out […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Amicus briefs support Virginia transgender student Gavin Grimm’s case following appeal

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court was set to hear Grimm’s case in early 2017, but it was sent back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to be reconsidered after the Trump administration rescinded the U.S. Department of Education’s Obama-era guidance […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Illinois bans use of isolated seclusion in school discipline

November 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The debate over the use of physical restraint and seclusion in schools flared up earlier this month when three staff members at Guiding Hands private alternative school in El Dorado, California, were charged in the 2018 death of a student […]