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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Want to Learn About Your Students? Ask Questions — And Listen for the Answers

December 22, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

“Do you have some examples of questions to ask students for feedback?” “What are some ways to gauge students about their sense of belonging in the course?” Faculty often ask me a version of these questions, seeking ideas about how […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Weaving SEL into curriculum doesn’t have to be hard

May 6, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As an educator and curriculum content creator, I’m always seeking to develop lessons that offer students opportunities to express complex emotions and share personal experiences. Inspiring self-expression and building a safe communal space begin with authentically exploring social-emotional learning (SEL) […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways classroom ecosystems are changing

February 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

One of the definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ecosystem as “something (such as a network of businesses) considered to resemble an ecological ecosystem especially because of its complex interdependent parts.” When you take a look at a classroom, there […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 to career pathways data can inform practices for current students

December 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

According to the report, K-12 leaders are seeking data that provide insights into the shorter and long-term outcomes of former students, as well as differentiated metrics that reveal how outcomes varied across student populations. “Leaders currently have many questions they […]


News

Playing during a pandemic: How schools keep music education going

September 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools have made significant changes to music programs during the public health crisis. Matthew Bufis, director of Bands and Lead Teacher for Fine Arts in Evanston Township High School District 202 in Illinois, recently told the Evanston RoundTable that the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Mentorships can expand students’ curricular engagement, motivation

September 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools can link students with mentors to support their academics, but also use these networks to help learners delve deeper into potential career interests. The nonprofit CovEd, for example, started during the pandemic to connect K-12 students with college student […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Why we’re prioritizing SEL this year

September 8, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The start of every new school year is a critical time to welcome students, build strong relationships, and create a culture of learning, especially as we begin the 2021-22 school year with continued uncertainty and heightened emotions. Schools across the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to leverage tech to support student engagement

August 5, 2021

Via: eCampus News

When we think of student engagement, we often focus on students’ ability to engage with their curriculum in the classroom. However, student engagement extends far beyond the (virtual) classroom to areas including financial aid and academic advising. With a decline […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Seize the Power of Experiential Learning

July 27, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For all the innovations that are taking place on our campuses, the curriculum remains course-centric. It consists largely of lectures, seminars, plus, in some cases, lab sections. With a few notable exceptions–such as Drexel or Northeastern, with their emphasis on […]


News

New Mexico Public Education Department Names Curriculum Associates to Its High-Quality Professional Learning Marketplace List for 2021

July 6, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) recently named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Classroom Mathematics and Ready Reading programs to its High-Quality Professional Learning (HQPL) Marketplace List for 2021. The list acts as a guide for teachers, schools, and districts across […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Using comics across the curriculum

March 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

These days, we’re all pretty accustomed to seeing Marvel dominate the box office. But when I tell people that comics also dominate my classroom, they’re often taken a little aback–especially if they know I teach geography. Comics are a fantastic […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Why it’s critical for higher education to think digital

January 4, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Higher education is changing dramatically amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions are tasked with finding a new way forward. Many institutions have seen declining enrollment numbers driven by a large number of freshman choosing to defer enrollment and many international […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

The Social Institute Unveils Curriculum for 4th Graders on SEL

December 14, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The Social Institute today announced that it has expanded its pioneering social-emotional learning curriculum to meet the needs of fourth grade students, available beginning in January of 2021. The developmentally appropriate lessons come after requests from schools, and will focus […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Disappointing 12th grade NAEP prompts calls for curriculum, funding improvements

October 29, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The stagnation of the 12th-grade NAEP results should be a “wake-up” call to the nation that students may not be getting the general skills they need by the time they graduate high school, said Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

State of American Education: Issues of equity, reopenings, budgets loom large

August 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While the annual National Principals Conference, hosted by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), wasn’t able to take place as usual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, its headline session still took place in a virtual environment. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Analyzing student relationships key to closing opportunity gaps

July 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

To move this work forward, the report suggests educators integrate strategies early to collect accurate data and personalize support, leverage technology to track growth and changes in networks, prioritize areas to measure if not all are possible, and align the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: More than half of students lost 39% of year’s learning over summer

July 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

During the coronavirus pandemic, summer learning programs will be especially important. With many students sidelined from traditional academics for nearly six months, experts are expecting significant learning shortfalls when students return to their studies this fall. This is especially true […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Report calls for increased civics focus with hands-on learning

June 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report also mentions a lack of national standards for civics education as an issue. Instead, it points to recent legislation in Florida, Massachusetts, Colorado, Illinois and Arizona as “reinvigorating” civics curricula to include core civic knowledge with hands-on experiences. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Using student-driven ideas in your curriculum

May 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

You might think that teaching a high school programming course in which students are asked to code simple games and interactive websites would be motivating and exciting, but there are unforeseen elements of dealing with the teenage brain and the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Pandemic shifts highlight importance of supporting differentiated learning options

May 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Curriculum designers must create lessons that support all students and address learning needs that differ among a school, classroom or community. That’s without a doubt a challenge: One child, for example, may be an auditory learner while another is more […]