Category: Other educational stages

Educational Stages, News, Other educational stages

Career and Technical Education a key part of revitalized ed outlook

April 8, 2016

Via: Education Dive

It is no secret that there is a gap between the skills employers want and those recent graduates entering the workforce possess. According to a recent survey by the Business Roundtable, 95% of American CEOs believe their companies suffer from […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

White House and Barack Obama Scale Up TechHire Initiative, Push for More Makerspaces in K-12

March 9, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

“Creating over consuming” may well be the tagline for the White House and Department of Education’s agenda this week in Austin. Plenty of Washington officials are already milling about, setting the stage for President Obama’s keynote at SXSW on Saturday, […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Chicago Approves Computer Science Graduation Requirement

March 2, 2016

Via: Education News

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a five-year plan called CS4All with a core goal of making Computer Science a graduation requirement in the city’s public schools. Tech giants such as, Microsoft, Google, The Illinois Technology Foundation and many others […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Shmoop releases computer science, technology courses

February 26, 2016

Via: eSchool News

The White House recently took aim at the lack of computer science education in the U.S., with a proposal to spend $4 billion to turn up the volume. Digital publisher Shmoop has launched a suite of computer science courses in […]

Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Program Aims to Keep Schools Diverse as New York Neighborhoods Gentrify

February 16, 2016

Via: NY Times

How white is too white? At the Academy of Arts and Letters, a small K-8 school in Brooklyn founded in 2006 to educate a community of “diverse individuals,” that question is being put to the test. The school — along […]

Continuous Development, Other educational stages

Tennessee makes $1M push to increase adult higher ed enrollment

January 20, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Tennessee has launched an advertising blitz with billboards, commercials, and postcards encouraging adults to go back to school, touting the good example they could set for their children as part of a $1 million statewide initiative. The Tennessean reports the […]

Continuous Development, Other educational stages

Report: The major problems with U.S. professional development

January 18, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Two new reports reveal that in many top education systems, teacher professional development is built into their daily work as a means for school improvement and teacher quality. The reports from the National Center on Education and the Economy’s (NCEE) […]

Continuous Development, Other educational stages

Response to Intervention: Resources for Educators

December 31, 2015

Via: Edutopia

Over the past decade, Response to Intervention (RTI) has seen widespread use in schools as an effective way to promote student learning. Originally developed to help students with learning disabilities, RTI’s success has led to its use for all students […]

Continuous Development, Other educational stages

Exciting Innovation in Teacher Education Launched at NYU

December 17, 2015

Via: The Center for Education Reform

A field marked by continual challenges in delivering rigorous programs to ensure quality teaching for every child is about to undergo a major transformation as the nation’s oldest university-based school of teaching, NYU Steinhardt, launches a path-breaking residency-based online teacher […]