Tag: education stages

Educational Stages, Higher Education

As technologies progress, an old higher ed focus continues

September 7, 2017

Via: eCampus News

The beginning of fall semester is always the most intellectual fertile time in my academic year.  I approach the classroom from a rested viewpoint.  I am able to think in more big-picture terms, to apply a theoretical lens to my […]


Armed Forces see STEM education as ensuring a bright future

May 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Employers in fields that utilize science, technology, engineering and mathematics have consistently sounded a warning bell about the future of STEM in the United States, cautioning that there is a coming gap in qualified applicants for employers. The rates of […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most?

May 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

The theory behind personalized learning (PL)—crafting an individualized education experience for each student—holds tremendous potential for better serving all students, especially students who don’t fit the norm. But too often teachers in PL classrooms are simply substituting one-size-fits-all direct group […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Economist suggests Ed Dept credentialing as college cost cure

September 7, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Salerno’s is a novel idea that accompanies the federal government’s existing approach to determining who earns degrees and which schools grant them. If you are poor and cannot afford to pay back federal loans for four-year education, the DOE essentially […]

Educational Stages, News

Career and Technical Education a key part of revitalized ed outlook

April 8, 2016

Via: Education Dive

It is no secret that there is a gap between the skills employers want and those recent graduates entering the workforce possess. According to a recent survey by the Business Roundtable, 95% of American CEOs believe their companies suffer from […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Does your school have a growth mindset when it comes to change?

March 1, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Most educational organizations want to improve teaching and learning by leveraging technology. The terms blended learning and its subset, flipped learning, are touted extensively as useful educational goals. However, there are a number of fundamentals that need to be in […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Attracting underrepresented students just the first challenge

February 17, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Slightly more than half of first-generation, black, Latino, and low-income high school upperclassmen report personal letters from colleges are helpful as they gather information about their post-secondary options. Just 38% of Asian students and 27% of students from higher income […]

Education Tech

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

February 4, 2016

Via: TeachThought

Innovation is not something that just happens–or, rather it does given the right chemistry. Oftentimes this chemistry is referred to locally in schools as “climate,” but climate is only a small part of the formula. Where innovation comes from is […]

Higher Education

Student Professional Network Handshake Shakes on $10.5 Million

February 4, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

A student-employer matchmaker just made a match of its own. Handshake, a university career services platform and student professional network, today announced it raised $10.5 million in Series A financing. The San Francisco-based company launched in 2014 and last year […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Education Act may not be reauthorized for years

February 4, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), leader of that body’s education committee, said in 2015 he wanted to have a rewrite of the Higher Education Act on the president’s desk by the end of the year. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act […]

Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Senator Ted Cruz’s views on higher education and scientific research

February 3, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Senator Ted Cruz’s victory in the Iowa caucuses this week elevates the candidacy of the presidential contender who is perhaps most at odds with colleges and universities on many policy issues. The Texas Republican has pushed for the kind of […]

Educational Stages, News

Education Department guidance targets overtesting

February 3, 2016

Via: AFT News

The new Every Student Succeeds Act puts a premium on federal efforts to help states identify and eliminate low-quality, redundant or unhelpful testing, and new guidance (link is external) announced Feb. 2 by acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. […]