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Educational Forms, Informal learning

Helping All Learners Achieve Success on Their Own Terms

August 12, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) attempts to not only identify areas of challenge for a student—fine motor skills, language development, reading and comprehension, written and verbal language skills, social interaction, etc.—but to also put a mechanism in place to address […]


Education Tech

Just crowdsource it: Not so fast when it comes to school data

August 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

I’m expecting my first child in September and I have to admit I’ve already joined a Facebook group for moms in my area. It feels like another Facebook rite of passage! Communities like this, when used appropriately, can bring us […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Popular kids influence school culture — but only to an extent

August 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Developing a strong school culture benefits students, staff and the community, so cultivating a culture of inclusivity is worth the effort. According to Psychology Today, about one-third of students at any given high school are considered popular. Another half of […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: DC charters leave transfer enrollments to traditional public schools

August 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Center for American Progress’ findings have implications for districts where there is a large charter school presence. Higher academic achievement, along with greater freedom for innovation, is often promoted as one of the benefits of a charter school education. […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Federal programs, partnerships can defray CTE costs

August 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since CTE students often land high-paying jobs right out of high school, local businesses are an ideal place for the students to earn some real-world experience. A 2018 ExcelinEd report recommended that policymakers offer tax credits for businesses who give […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Parents are critical connections to learning for ELs

August 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

More than half of U.S. educators are concerned about language barriers between them and parents with limited English. Without sufficient skills in English, these parents are sometimes unable to understand what type of support their children need. Many schools rely […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

US Edtech Funding Already Nears $1 Billion in First Half of 2019

August 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

The U.S. education technology industry appears on track to surpass the amount of investor funding tallied in recent years. For the first half of 2019, the industry saw $962 million raised across 65 deals, the highest amount of funding at […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Does requiring seniors to fill out FAFSA forms increase college attendance?

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to connect students with college financial aid, some states are requiring graduating seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. In the 2021-22 school year, Texas will become the second to require students […]


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

Study suggests nap time benefits high-schoolers, too

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The teenage years are not conducive to sleep. Homework, extra curricular activities and the need to make extra money from part-time jobs all cut into a teen’s sleep schedule. In addition, teens’ circadian rhythms are working against them. Their melatonin […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Hamilton Education Program goes online to reach more schools

August 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The program for Title I schools, in which students get the opportunity to talk with cast members and perform their material on stage before viewing the hit musical in their town, is continuing. This upcoming school year, the program will […]