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Education Tech

Emotionally Connected Learning Is Possible Online. Start With Relationships.

July 14, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

July is a luminous month that I’ve spent in previous years exploring, traveling, visiting friends and feeling that deep rejuvenation after a busy end of a school year. This time, it’s unsettling, as summer has quietly arrived without the crescendo […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid coronavirus, educators learn to differentiate, add choice with tech

July 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Rachel Williams is not sure how her classroom will look this fall, but she knows one thing that will continue — her use of video. She started filming short clips as students transitioned to learning from home as a way […]


Education Tech

Shrinking budgets complicate challenges amid influx of new ed tech

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Aside from shuttering school buildings and forcing students and teachers to adopt an entirely different model of learning practically overnight, the coronavirus pandemic put a stranglehold on the local tax revenues that tend to provide a lion’s share of public […]


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How New York City, Oakland and Indianapolis Are Planning to Reopen Schools

July 2, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Call it “blended,” “hybrid” or “split.” Students, families and teachers are gearing up for a new school year that will feature a mixture of at-home and in-class education. That was the message from the heads of school districts in New […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to effectively support struggling readers during distance learning

June 30, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Parents who might be uncomfortable with continuing their role of teacher this fall can find solace in this fact: authentic teachable moments happen outside the classroom all the time. If your student or child had to rapidly transition to an […]


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States move toward waiving standardized tests for 2020-21

June 29, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As schools plan for the fall, state education departments and lawmakers are gearing up to suspend another round of federal and state standardized tests, saying instruction should take priority for the 2020-21 school year. On June 18, Georgia became one […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Where could college enrollment grow during the pandemic?

June 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In the fall of 2018, more than one-third of first-time students in New Jersey, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont attended college out of state, the report explains. Those states in particular could benefit from more students attending college in […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Workforce academies elevate dual enrollment at one community college

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On a quiet afternoon in early March, a dozen or so high school juniors strolled into a science classroom at South Texas College. They put on white lab coats and then got to work. Earlier in the school year, they […]


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Uncertain educational environment requires shift in PD

June 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Delivering pertinent professional development opportunities was already a difficult task for administrators during normal times. The current uncertainty presents further challenges. Teachers will need to continue to develop their online teaching skills, for example, but only around 4% of PD […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

June 19, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

In the last few months the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and triggered an economic plunge in the U.S. that is now officially a recession. Even before this crisis, concerns were rising about a potential loss of jobs and […]