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Category: Formal Education


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

The Moral Implications of Social and Emotional Learning – by Frederick Hess

July 3, 2019

Via: Education Next

I’ve hosted a number of sessions about social and emotional learning (SEL) over the past six months, and one question that’s repeatedly come up is whether SEL is ultimately an attempt to repackage traditional virtues in therapeutic, pedagogical garb so […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

High-quality teachers significantly boost student attendance

June 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The trend in teacher evaluation in recent years has focused on how educators improve students’ academic performance through test scores. But this method often doesn’t take into consideration that some teachers have more difficult students than others, or that not […]


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

6 STEAM education resources for any classroom

June 18, 2019

Via: eSchool News

STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce. A focus on STEAM education doesn’t mean […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Preschool and Primary

Kids Count: No growth in pre-K enrollment, 8th-grade math proficiency

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Kids Count Data Book, an ongoing project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has been a useful resource for educators and policymakers because it puts indicators of academic achievement in a broader context, covering topics of economic well-being, health, […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Technology connects rural students to college opportunities

June 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Separated by distance and isolated in areas with fewer resources, rural schools typically don’t attract the attention of college recruiters. Traveling three hours to a school with a graduating class of 50 doesn’t make much sense. Not only do rural […]


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 […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Educators of color still represent less than 25% of overall teacher workforce

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Putting aside the question of whether or not the data should be viewed as positive or negative, the bigger picture is that educators of color have been found to bring numerous benefits to students. According to a 2016 report from […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Study: Promoting growth mindset in teachers may pay dividends for students

July 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Math tends to provoke strong emotional reactions in students, who usually either love it or hate it. However, research shows that these student attitudes toward math affect their performance. Fortunately, a recent survey indicates these attitudes may be improving, but […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Redefining what homework could and should be

June 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Homework is so engrained in our idea of school that it’s difficult to find an adult who doesn’t remember a teary night struggling with a school assignment. That’s a pattern administrators and district leaders can break. While teachers individually make […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Do you make these common classroom-management mistakes?

May 17, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The dunce cap, a ruler on the knuckles, kneeling on rice: Modern teachers wouldn’t think of using these methods to correct students’ behavior. But for all the progress that schools have made in understanding and implementing effective discipline, teachers can […]