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Category: Continuous Development


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 […]


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, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

May 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Collaboration across departments has been identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives in not only the business community but also in higher education. Today’s challenging higher-ed environment can benefit from more collaboration, particularly between IT, business, and finance […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

My best tips for coaching teachers

May 4, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the nation faces a looming teacher shortage, one of the most powerful tools we have for retaining teachers is coaching. Every district around the nation employs coaching models. But are they effective? We asked this question two years ago […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 reasons why science teachers should use simulations

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Simulation has been around for more than 20 years, so what is compelling more science teachers and school districts to add it to their bag of resources? Just as early video games with their simply designed interfaces and limited functionality […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

4 key findings about university innovation

April 30, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Nearly all administrators (91 percent) in a recent survey say innovation is a top strategic or academic priority, but just 40 percent say their institution has a dedicated university innovation budget, according to a new report that explores the drivers […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Ready to learn: 5 strategies to help students with learning differences improve their focus

April 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In many classrooms and computer labs, students are expected to “sit still” and “pay attention” for an entire class period or for several hours in a row. For some students with disabilities or learning differences, this can be an impossible […]


Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

13 Standards For A Near-Future School

April 19, 2018

Via: TeachThought

In 2018, an “unconnected classroom”—that is, one without social components, digital media output, authentic and highly visible school-to-school and school-to-community functions, and personal learning for each student through mobile and adaptive technology for each student—is seen as appropriately cautious. Perhaps […]