Category: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Districts weigh cutting gifted programs as inclusivity lags

October 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Districts around the country grapple with the problem of inequity in gifted programs. Many argue the problem isn’t that there are fewer low-income, minority gifted students, it’s that they often go unidentified. Whether it’s because they are in schools that […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Addressing Elementary Achievement Gaps with EdTech

October 9, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Can EdTech help address issues related to elementary achievement gaps in your classroom? Educational technology tools used strategically can alter how students interact with classroom resources. In elementary classrooms, the integration of digital resources can vary greatly. They might be […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘This is the bust’: Colleges tackle the challenge of regional consolidation

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Regional colleges have long played the role of community economic engines. For many students, the educational experience they offer is more aligned with the needs and opportunities in the local workforce than is that of their state’s flagship institution. But […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

High Court Case Tests Religious Schools’ Use of Tax-Credit Scholarships

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Week

A national debate that has simmered for 200 years—whether public funds may go to the coffers of religious schools—is set to take center stage at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that originated in this small Montana city over […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Long-term principals can make the difference for low-performing schools

September 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Turnover affects productivity in any workplace environment. But in schools, it also affects the future. According to a recent report by the Learning Policy Institute, “Turnover is a serious issue across the country.” As of 2016-17, when Valadez-Barnes arrived at […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Why K12 professional development is best offered in an LMS

September 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

There is so much excitement around blended learning and how technology can enable a better learning experience for students. At the same time, there should also be a sufficient amount of K12 professional development to ensure that “no teacher gets […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Student-Driven Online Reading Program for Elementary Classrooms

September 23, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

How do you use technology to support readers in your school? If you are exploring reading tools for students, the team at Lexia has expanded its Core5 reading program. They made the announcement at ISTE in Philadelphia earlier this summer, […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Common Sense teacher survey confirms homework gap persists

September 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Common Sense surveyed 1,208 K-12 teachers, with four out of 10 reporting they teach students who do not have access to an internet-connected computer at home adequate enough to complete schoolwork. Teachers in Title I schools or in schools serving […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: K-12 principals most trusted to be ethical, responsible

September 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The overall survey results show that the more unethical Americans believe people in authority positions behave, the less likely they think those leaders do their jobs effectively. “Conversely, U.S. adults who think group members admit mistakes and take responsibility for […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News, Secondary Education

Will colleges’ push to graduate more teachers pay off?

September 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teacher shortage is growing in the U.S., but it’s an uphill battle for many colleges looking to create more candidates. More institutions are starting boutique programs, taking the time to build relationships with high school and even middle school […]