Category: Formal Education

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Why STEM literacy is critical for our students

September 28, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Providing an engaging and equitable STEM education is an important step in helping to develop more scientists and engineers while increasing race and gender diversity in the field–both of which are much needed in today’s world. Education in STEM can […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

The broken clock: How we get time wrong in education

September 22, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The education establishment seems to think that time is a tangible asset. State legislatures mete out requirements based on minutes of classroom time as a measure of accountability. In higher education, we have the holy contact hour. Amazingly, those dictating […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

7 eye-opening back-to-school predictions

September 16, 2021

Via: eSchool News

This back-to-school season is unlike any before it. Not only are many students heading back to full in-person learning after more than a year of virtual or hybrid learning, they’re doing it in the middle of COVID-19 surges nationwide. The […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

AFT grant helps Perth Amboy Federation promote vaccinations, literacy

September 7, 2021

Via: AFT News

In New Jersey, promoting vaccines, literacy and a safe welcome-back to school For AFT-New Jersey President Donna M. Chiera, her union’s back-to-school vaccination and literacy campaign (funded by a Return, Recover and Reimagine grant from the national AFT) is especially […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

How are school districts easing transitions for Afghan students?

September 3, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

As President Joe Biden announced the end of the longest war in U.S. history, schools across the nation prepared for an influx of refugees, who were among the more than 120,000 people that were evacuated from Afghanistan. “So many of […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

How a Lady Editor Turned Teaching into a Majority-Female Profession

September 1, 2021

Via: Education Next

If the female teachers of America had a patron saint, her name would be Sarah Josepha Hale. The celebrated 19th-century editor of Godey’s Lady’s Book is best known as the author of “Mary Had a Little Lamb” and for her […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Rural districts are quicker to return to in-person learning

May 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

About 42 percent of rural school districts in the U.S. offered fully in-person instruction as of February, compared with only 17 percent for urban districts, according to a new RAND Corporation survey of school district leaders. The opposite pattern held […]

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

Innovative strategies can create a safe return to in-person learning

April 20, 2021

Via: eCampus News

As a parent, the excitement surrounding the prospect of returning to in-person teaching and learning at our children’s school is welcome. It is also pervasive nationwide, as parents everywhere begin to think about a resumption of familiar routines, whether their […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

7 predictions about fall back-to-school with COVID

April 1, 2021

Via: eSchool News

When schools across the country started shutting down in-person instruction in March of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 virus, much of the nation focus turned to the impact on students. Educators, parents, stakeholders, and policymakers still wonder if remote […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

6 steps to a culturally responsive classroom

March 26, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The U.S. reached an important milestone several years ago—minority students now comprise the largest demographic group in our nation’s public schools. While there is great diversity within our student population, the majority of educators still do not share the same […]