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Category: Educational Forms


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Colleges push for more resources to support prison education programs

November 6, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Learning societal rules about touching and personal space is the lesson of the day in Heidi Arnold’s interpersonal communications class. “How many of you were raised in a touchy-feely house?” she asks her class of 17 women. Two arms, both […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Principals a vital part of special education success

November 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Special education is an important part of public education. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 95% of students with disabilities and special needs attend public schools. Nationally, special education students make up 13% of the public school population. […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Do community colleges need a new funding structure?

October 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Developing stronger partnerships between community colleges and local industry can help make higher education more relevant to the needs of student and employers. A recent report from the Urban Institute identifies a significant imbalance between the types of jobs available […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Schools equip students with blue-collar job skills

October 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The labor market is changing, and schools need to be poised to adapt to those changes. Though many low-skilled jobs are vanishing because of the availability of new technologies, there are still many jobs available for students if they are […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Study: Promoting growth mindset in teachers may pay dividends for students

July 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Math tends to provoke strong emotional reactions in students, who usually either love it or hate it. However, research shows that these student attitudes toward math affect their performance. Fortunately, a recent survey indicates these attitudes may be improving, but […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Redefining what homework could and should be

June 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Homework is so engrained in our idea of school that it’s difficult to find an adult who doesn’t remember a teary night struggling with a school assignment. That’s a pattern administrators and district leaders can break. While teachers individually make […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How ‘special’ education impedes social justice for students with autism

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

To receive special education services, students must meet the eligibility criteria for one of the 13 disability categories designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. To access services, predefined criteria from one of these examples must adversely […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Cleveland schools CIO advises districts to fail forward, embrace new models

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the shift to digital has had its share of bumps in the road, it stands to significantly transform and improve education over the long haul. This has already been seen to some extent with the rising prevalence of models […]


Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

May 30, 2018

Via: TeachThought

At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what makes project-based learning exceptional is its flexibility. As it is, first and foremost, […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Report: Successful personalized learning uses innovative staffing

May 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Teacher leaders, collaborating teachers who work in teams, and support staff members who tutor and mentor students are a few of the new educator roles emerging in schools that are seeing student success with blended and personalized learning […]