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Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

Trump administration rescinds policy barring foreign students from online classes

July 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unveiled the directive earlier this month — a move widely seen as a way to pressure administrators to reopen their campuses. Because officials have dropped the order, foreign students, at least for now, will […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Survey: Students relatively positive on distance learning, but obstacles remain

July 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

“There is a critical opportunity now to listen to and learn from students’ lived experiences during this unprecedented time,” YouthTruth Executive Director Jen Wilka said in a press release. “As we navigate the challenges ahead and adapt to new learning […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The losses, according to the report, could be in part due to the seasonal changes in education, which sees cyclical dips of about 20% in employment over the summer months. However, unemployment in public education is still significantly higher compared […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to effectively support struggling readers during distance learning

June 30, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Parents who might be uncomfortable with continuing their role of teacher this fall can find solace in this fact: authentic teachable moments happen outside the classroom all the time. If your student or child had to rapidly transition to an […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Booms, busts and shopping malls: How Texas community colleges are revamping workforce development

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Community colleges have long been tasked with developing their region’s workforce. Yet employers often bemoan that they can’t find workers with the knowledge and abilities they need, and several industries have yawning skills gaps. That’s why earlier this year, Education […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Workforce academies elevate dual enrollment at one community college

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On a quiet afternoon in early March, a dozen or so high school juniors strolled into a science classroom at South Texas College. They put on white lab coats and then got to work. Earlier in the school year, they […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Rapid switch to online learning created cybersecurity risks

June 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

There have been 867 publicly disclosed cyberattacks on schools since 2016, according to The K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. After an incident, it’s often difficult to determine whether there has been a data breach. Planning for cybersecurity insurance policies and regular […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Special Ed Teletherapy Provider PresenceLearning Gets a $27 Million Boost

May 19, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Speech and other special-education professionals were already in short supply even when classes were in session. Now, with students largely confined to homes, reaching learners who need extra support has become even more of a challenge and priority for school […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online learning for special education

May 14, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Vizzle is an online learning solution that keeps students with special needs on track with teachers and parents able to support and monitor IEPs, so learning can take place in the classroom and at home. Vizzle FREE through August 1, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

The online resources that make distance learning less distant

May 8, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The ripple effects of COVID-19 have thrust the world into uncertain times, and especially schools and students. As K–12 educators try to adjust to a new reality, many stories in the media note a tension between maintaining academic expectations while […]