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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pluralistic Politics Lead to Improved Learning in L.A. Schools

July 27, 2022

Via: Education Next

As president of the Los Angeles Unified School District board from 2001 to 2003, I awoke most weekday mornings to scandalous headlines in the Los Angeles Times and a 5 a.m. call from the drivetime radio reporter looking for comments […]


Education Tech

Gamification tools that increase student engagement

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Who out there doesn’t enjoy some form of game? Whether it be watching or playing a sport, a card game, a board game, or video games, most people would say they at least enjoy one. Games are part of many […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Paraprofessionals: The unsung heroes of the classroom

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Staffing shortages continue to impact schools across the U.S., and vacancies are an increasingly common occurrence. Parents’ minds often jump first to teacher shortages, with significant numbers of teachers leaving schools in 2022 in search of less stressful work. But […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Times Have Changed. We Must Teach Children That Words Actually Do Hurt.

July 26, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As a child, I was taught that sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. The truth is that society has changed. However, our mainstream education and societal training practices have not. The future of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online education’s reputation jumps, survey says

July 26, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

New America has been collecting data for its Varying Degrees survey for six years. That covers a period of significant change in the U.S., including divisive election cycles, the coronavirus pandemic, a reckoning with racism spurred by the police killing […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Implicit bias and concern about appearing racist predict teachers’ reluctance to discuss race and racism in the classroom

July 25, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Linda Tropp, professor of psychological and brain sciences, examined how teachers’ implicit racial biases and concerns about appearing racist may affect their intentions and confidence about engaging their students in race talk. The findings were recently published online by the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New Teachers Need More Support. Here’s an Easy Way to Help

July 25, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

In Secretary Cardona’s vision to elevate the teaching profession, he highlights three priorities: improving teacher pipeline, supporting teacher growth and investing in teacher retention. What this makes abundantly clear is that the future of education depends directly on our commitment […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

8 reasons to use texts to reach your students

July 25, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Most colleges and universities have tapped into short message service (SMS) text messaging as a means to reach students. Somewhat shockingly, however, they’re still leaving valuable communication opportunities on the table. There’s a popular saying in marketing (and life): Meet […]


News

Medical Students Walk Out on Anti-Abortion Speaker

July 25, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In the weeks before the speech, students petitioned to have the speaker changed. The speaker was Kristin Collier, an assistant professor at the medical school. She has spoken out many times against abortion. “While we support the rights of freedom of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to help your students become job-ready

July 25, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Students want more from their post-secondary experience. They want to leave school fully prepared to transition from classroom to career. Over 60% of graduates want more real-world work experience while still in school, and 68% believe that including applied and experiential learning […]


Editorial

5 Key Benefits of E-Learning

July 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the lives of people everywhere—disrupting the traditional ways of working, learning and socializing. The healthcare crisis also exposed the vulnerabilities of various industries around the world, prompting numerous organizations to rapidly adapt to the digital […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How I use PowerPoint to make learning more engaging

July 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In my role as a 5th grade teacher, I’ve come to believe that one of the best ways to integrate technology into the classroom is to start with the lesson itself. Lessons can be turned digital, and formatted in a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Powerful strategies to motivate girls in STEM

July 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The history of STEM is filled with amazing women who revolutionized our understanding of science. Take Grace Hopper, one of the first computer programmers who went on to become a rear admiral in the United States Navy. Chien-Shiung Wu was […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Survey: More Than Half of Higher Ed Workers Plan to Leave

July 22, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Many higher education employees are headed for the exits, according to a new survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, which found that more than half of respondents said they were likely to look for other […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How to Make College More Affordable? Try the Charter School Model

July 21, 2022

Via: Education Next

For those looking at college as a path to a career rather than a four-year pit stop, the lack of inexpensive, speedy options is a big problem. For huge numbers of high schoolers, it can be a deal breaker. Moreover, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How Do You Grade a Creative Assignment?

July 21, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dear Bonni, I’ll be teaching a course on the history of Ireland later this year. I’ve been having trouble coming up with a good project for the students to work on. I want it to be something useful, interesting, and […]


Education Tech

How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]


Education Tech

AI education is critical for an equitable tomorrow

July 20, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Underserved communities are universally disadvantaged in their access to resources and high-quality technical education compared to their urban counterparts. Data suggests that between 2000 and 2019, the number of college graduates (ages 25-34) in urban America increased from 26 percent […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

These policies can rescue stranded credits and help colleges retain students

July 20, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In January, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, effective immediately, the State University of New York system was no longer withholding transcripts from students who owed outstanding balances. The move benefited thousands of students. Transcript holds prevent students from […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Author explains his book on international education

July 20, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Richard J. Joseph’s new book, Bridging the Gap Between the Abundance of American Higher Education Talent and the Immense Foreign Demand for It: The Great Chasm in Global Education (Oxford University Press) is not your standard book on international education. […]