Category: Educational Forms

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Integrating SEL in PE nets gains for schools

November 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Bill Casey, chair of the Physical Education Department at Illinois’ Neuqua Valley High School, one of the 20 schools to pilot the program, says integrating SEL in physical education has prompted students to advocate for their own mental health and […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Study: Principal PD effort didn’t improve student, school outcomes

November 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In recent years, researchers and policymakers have emphasized the role of principals as instructional leaders as a key to improving student outcomes. Some districts have even created new administrative roles in schools to take some of the responsibility for operational […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Dyslexia focus produces results for a Colorado public school

October 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dyslexia is estimated to impact between 5-10% of the population, and serving students with the disorder a struggle for all schools. But as the ALLIES program demonstrates, methods like splitting students into smaller groups and teaching them the rules on […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Supporting the whole learner with day one access at scale

October 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Whenever he’s on the graduation stage handing diplomas to students who have overcome great odds, Warren County Community College President William Austin realizes the payoff that can come from making the transformation to digital learning. The leader of the northwestern […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Top reasons K-12 professional learning can work best through an LMS

October 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers and administrators understand the importance of K-12 professional learning and the impact that maintaining academic standards can have on students. However, many schools struggle with being able to deliver and monitor mandated course content and also struggle to ensure […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Fostering independence in students with visual impairments

October 23, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Technological innovation provides students with visual impairments new tools to support independent living. The significant rise in the sophistication and popularity of smartphones and tablets creates opportunities to enhance learning and increase access. It is important for educators working with […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Nine Ways Technology Can Boost STEM Learning

October 18, 2019

Via: Blog

Across the nation, innovative programs are preparing students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These subjects, often called STEM, can open up new pathways to success in the 21st century workforce and also means new opportunities […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Report spotlights DC school dress codes’ disproportionate impact on black girls

October 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the wake of research such as this and previous reports by the NWLC, which points to policies that can lead to discrimination and body shaming, some schools are reevaluating long-held policies around just how much students are allowed to […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Work placement and IT support are critical for U.S. universities

October 4, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Universities across the globe are facing tremendous pressure to evolve and innovate to meet the demands of today’s job market. Not only are they tasked with optimizing operations and academic programs with the latest technologies, but they also must fight […]