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Category: Formal Education


Featured, Formal Education

Back to school anxiety – will it last forever?

September 19, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Now that school is starting all over again (or it has already started, depending on each institution’s particular schedule), on track with the ineludible yearly cycle, some of the children and their parents may find themselves confronted with back-to-school anxiety. […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Why Community College Completion Is Often a Long and Winding Road

June 27, 2016

Via: MindShift

Anastasia Gnyp of Hendersonville, Tennessee, graduated from Merrol Hyde Magnet School a semester early in 2009 with big dreams. She had received a Hope Scholarship, which would help pay in-state tuition to the institution of her choice, and was planning […]


Formal Education

7 States Make Up 80% of School Corporal Punishment in US

January 19, 2016

Via: Education News

A new study has shown that just seven states in the Southern US make up 80% of in-school corporal punishment for the entire United States. Data from the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division was used by researcher Dick Startz, an […]


Formal Education, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

5 K-12 trends to watch in 2016

December 31, 2015

Via: Education Dive

The year 2015 saw many small changes in education, and a momentous one, long-awaited by many: the departure of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. With just weeks left in the year, tjhe updated federal education bill, the Every Student Succeeds Act, […]


Formal Education, Informal learning

Why Your Students Don’t Remember What You Teach

December 21, 2015

Via: TeachThought

A decent question: Why don’t your students remember what you’ve taught? A better question: Why don’t they understand what you’ve taught? A better question still: Why don’t students understand and use what they’ve been taught to create a better world? […]


Education Strategies, Formal Education

Under the spotlight, charter schools spur debate among experts in Illinois

November 13, 2015

Via: Education Dive

Education experts from both sides of the debate squared off at Northwestern University in Illinois this week: Policy manager at the Illinois Network of Charter Schools and the president of the Illinois Federation of Teachers. The public conversation “examined the […]