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European exchange students face chaos

March 27, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Exchange students have been left stranded across Europe by the coronavirus pandemic, as flights are canceled and borders erected amid mixed signals over whether to stay or go, according to student groups. There are fears for the mental well-being of […]


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School history lesson compares Trump to Nazis, communists

February 24, 2020

Via: Education Week

Republican lawmakers in Maryland are criticizing a history lesson at a public high school near Baltimore that compared President Donald Trump with Nazis and communists. A slide used in an Advanced Placement history class at Loch Raven High School in […]


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No deal in Chicago teachers strike; classes out for 9th day

October 29, 2019

Via: Education Week

Representatives for Chicago teachers and the nation’s third-largest school district said early Tuesday that they had failed to reach a settlement to end a strike that has canceled classes for nine days. Talks were set to resume Tuesday, hours after […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios. Nationwide, schools and […]


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5 ways technology can support educators in an environment of expanding school choice

September 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

President Trump’s recent education budget proposal has received a great deal of attention for cutting education by $9.2 billion or 13.6 percent. The administration is proposing an additional $400 million for vouchers and $1 billion more in Title 1 funds […]


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How universities can use big data to land grads careers

September 1, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Over the past few weeks, graduation ceremonies have been taking place all over the world. This is an exciting time for everyone in higher education, as institutions and communities recognize their students’ academic achievements. While every guest speaker will laud […]


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Can schools enhance science ed by looking to nonprofits?

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

A recent survey from Lockheed Martin, meant to see if students were prepared for a workforce that could potentially send humans to Mars, asked middle and high school teachers about their students’ interest in STEM education, finding that only 38% of educators believed […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Value of game-based learning on the rise

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

More thought has been given to educational game design in recent years, boosting their utility in the classroom. Modern educational games are more engaging and align with a variety of learning standards, often presenting students with practical situations that also […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How are higher ed institutions rethinking layouts to facilitate active learning?

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Colleges and universities have increasingly looked outside of the box when it comes to learning spaces in recent years. Part of this shift in design thinking has come amid an effort to provide students with spaces that more closely resemble […]


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Sweeping education bill expands Florida charters

August 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on June 15 signed a sweeping education bill that offers more money to charter schools, expands a teacher bonus program and eases some testing requirements. Critics already are promising changes to the 278-page bill, a collection […]