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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teaching model takes strategic approach to identifying the skills students missed

April 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Andy Lee thought he was helping some of his struggling students learn how to write an argumentative essay by breaking the task into smaller pieces, such as focusing first on the skill of paraphrasing. After all, Strategic Inquiry — the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students, teachers should be focus of public school social media strategy

April 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the past, schools didn’t have to advertise. Students just moved into a district, registered and showed up on the first day. Times have changed, however, and public schools are recognizing that. In an era of school choice, where traditional […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Rising temperatures linked to wider achievement gap, lower academic performance

March 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As warmer temperatures roll in with the spring testing season, attention is returning to recent research on heat’s impact on learning — especially given the number of schools nationwide with no air conditioning. Largely located in areas that traditionally didn’t […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Prepping first-gen college students begins in high school

March 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While many college students find completing their degree challenging, first-generation college students face special challenges. Without family members who have navigated the college admission process and campus experience successfully, these students often don’t know where to go for the support […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students of color now the majority, but work remains to ensure culturally relevant materials

February 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

With students of color now comprising 50% of America’s public school student population, and 80% of the student population in urban public schools, ensuring textbooks and other curriculum resources are culturally relevant is more important than ever. Last year, Learning […]


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

How districts can step in to help students deal with deportation fears

February 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Any disruption in a student’s home life can have a cascading effect on a his or her school performance and even their behavior. Fear of the unknown when a parent is detained due to illegal immigration charges can leave students […]


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

Creative approaches needed to desegregate schools

January 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Court mandates can only do so much in solving the inherent problems of human nature, and addressing the issues of racial and socioeconomic segregation are no different. Over 60 years after the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education decision, […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Parents sue over district’s policy to arm teachers at school

January 4, 2019

Via: Education Week

Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. A lawsuit filed Thursday says that Tamaqua Area School Board members “endangered their community” when they approved a policy to arm […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Self-care crucial for effective school leaders

January 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While leadership does demand commitment, the idea that it demands the sacrifice of one’s own well-being is a dangerous myth, write the authors of “The Complete Guide to Work Life Balance for School Leaders.” Principals and administrators who fail to […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools look to proven formulas for innovation

January 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Most schools have a desire to innovate, especially when old ideas are no longer working or when new technologies require the application of new ideas. While many schools have innovative leaders, not all schools have the funding or support of […]