Category: Educational Forms

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Informal learning, Secondary Education

4 ways online learning can lead to educational equity

September 13, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Until all students are treated equally and given access to similar educational resources, we have little chance of achieving equality in K-12 schools. Ultimately, students must have the tools and resources they need not only to graduate, but to be […]

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

Communities of practice give principals opportunities to connect, reflect and develop

September 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Ongoing professional development not only supports educators and their leaders; the exposure to best practices also benefits the students. Professional learning communities (PLCs) are one way to achieve this, but it means giving teachers time to work together as a […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Exploring the relationship between poverty and school performance

September 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dr. Andrew Hegedus, Research Consulting Director at NWEA, recently completed a groundbreaking research study exploring the relationship between poverty and performance. We spoke with him about the origins of this work, implications for educators, and where his research is headed […]

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

More states requiring mental health education

September 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When three students in Virginia’s Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) noticed how stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues were affecting many of their peers — and having an impact on their own lives — they didn’t just push […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

What One Professor Learned From an Informal Teaching Experiment

August 22, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dom Caristi has always tweaked his courses. Usually, that’s meant tinkering here and there, perhaps by adding a few low-stakes quizzes or reducing the number of exams. In the spring, he was presented with an opportunity through what he called […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to bring structure to nondegree credentials

August 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“There’s so much concern about getting a job and hedging your bets in this labor market that people are willing to … risk a lot of money on these kinds of credentials,” Michelle Van Noy, associate director of Rutgers’ Education […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Helping All Learners Achieve Success on Their Own Terms

August 12, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) attempts to not only identify areas of challenge for a student—fine motor skills, language development, reading and comprehension, written and verbal language skills, social interaction, etc.—but to also put a mechanism in place to address […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Federal programs, partnerships can defray CTE costs

August 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since CTE students often land high-paying jobs right out of high school, local businesses are an ideal place for the students to earn some real-world experience. A 2018 ExcelinEd report recommended that policymakers offer tax credits for businesses who give […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

2U slows growth plans citing rise in competition for online education

July 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“(The) decline and program-specific issues we talked about so much over the past year were masking this broader trend of the mainstreaming of online education,” 2U CEO Chip Paucek told analysts. “In 2008, there were very few high-quality online options. […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

A shift in the professional learning cycle

July 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Historically, professional learning has been a linear process. Educators attend a professional development (PD) session then attempt to implement what they’ve just learned into the classroom. While some may have success, an integral part of the professional learning process is […]