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Category: Educational Forms


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Do the credentials students earn align with employer demand?

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success? Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Nondegree credentials improve economic mobility

May 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Respondents with nondegree credentials said they are more likely to recommend them to others, and a majority (60%) said they believe the educational experience will bring employers value, compared with 44% of noncredential holders who said the same. Strada and […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

College students want careers with a social purpose

May 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Money is still a big motivator for workers and job seekers, but less so it seems among members of younger generations. A recent Indeed survey found today’s college graduates flock to jobs in the arts and social services over once-popular […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Industry credentials earned in high school out of step with employer demand

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report only focuses on 24 states because most don’t have the data to examine the credentials students are earning and whether they match up with the demands of employers. But with state lawmakers striving to close the “skills gap” […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How can higher ed bring transparency to the alternative credential marketplace?

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The rising interest in credentials is partly attributable to growth in “good jobs” for middle-skilled workers, or those with more than a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree, said Van Ton-Quinlivan, an executive in residence at the […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Free teacher-led conferences strengthen educator empowerment

April 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The participant-driven conference model, referred to as “edcamps,” features a “news you can use” type of training and professional development for teachers. Instead of relying on administrators to set agendas and announce new policy, this method encourages those with first-hand […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

3 ways colleges can expand online

April 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

More and more colleges are looking to expand their reach online as a way to stave off enrollment declines and tap into new markets. Indeed, enrollment has grown to about 3.1 million online-only students and 3.6 million students taking at […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Some states’ teaching standards lack details on cultural responsiveness

March 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The diversity of the nation’s public school students continues to grow at a far faster rate than that of the teacher workforce. As a result, efforts are increasing to ensure that beginning and current teachers have ways to make the […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Some Excellent Resources for Teaching Learners with Autism

February 18, 2019

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning needs of autistic students require a special attention from those attending to them. This is because autistic learners exhibit a wide range of characteristics that often interfere with their learning and metacognition. Some of these characteristics, according to Autism […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed Dept to review schools’ restraint, seclusion in vow to ‘protect students with disabilities’

January 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Education Commission of the States broadly refers to restraint as “the physical holding or mechanical restriction of a student’s movement” and seclusion as “procedures that isolate a student from others.” When it comes to students with disabilities who are […]