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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Setting clear guidelines for teachers can lead to more creativity, flexibility

December 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most school leaders expect teachers to grow, to improve, and to innovate. However, most teachers don’t feel comfortable with innovation when they don’t have clear expectations to guide them. School leaders also need to be careful about encouraging innovation without […]


Education Tech

A Searchable Index of G Suite Updates

December 11, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

If you want to keep up with every update that Google makes to G Suite for Education, take a look at the What’s New in G Suite? searchable index. What’s New in G Suite? is a table of recent updates […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Is building more connected school communities key to stemming violence?

December 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

“Emotionally healthy, well-adjusted youth don’t tear through their classrooms armed with weaponry,” Perry writes before detailing the CDC’s four main pillars for school connectedness: adult support, positive peer groups, a welcoming school environment, and student commitment to education. What Perry […]


News

Should the US Constitution guarantee a right to education?

November 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the current battleground for this argument is set in Rhode Island, similar fights have gone on around the country for decades. In the 1970s, a group of mainly Latino, low-income Texas parents filed a lawsuit arguing that a number […]


Featured

Tablets in the Classroom: Good or Bad?

November 29, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Nowadays, many kids are basically born with a tablet or phone in their hands. Not only are these devices extremely appealing to their young minds, but they also come in handy when parents need a break. And while the effects […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Why Grades Still Matter

November 20, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Just before the fall semester began, an essay in The Chronicle, “Why I’m Easy: On Giving Lots of As,” stirred up faculty ire. I’m going to offer a different perspective: Rigorous, differential grading is still relevant. The phenomenon of “easy […]


Education Tech

Will robots replace teachers in the future?

November 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As the age of AI approaches, the question of whether robots can replace teachers looms larger. Anthony Seldon, vice chancellor of the University of Buckingham, predicts that robots will replace teachers by 2027, less than a decade away. Some say […]


Education Tech

The Rise of Early-Career Enhancers in Education

November 7, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

General Assembly, a bootcamp, will help you master new skills in design, marketing, technology and data—and offer to help you get a job. Udacity, an online-learning platform, helps you learn the latest in deep learning, machine learning, and web development—and […]


News

The Uphill Battles Facing Asia’s Education Technology Startups

November 6, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Japan has earned a reputation for exporting successful products and services from different industries. In technology, Sony and Nintendo are among the most internationally recognized brands. In education, the tutoring center Kumon has franchises across the world. But when it […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Analysis: Voucher program favors students from wealthier, higher-performing schools

October 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

School choice options that allow students to use public funds to pay for a private school education gained traction in the early 1990s when Milwaukee’s Parental Choice Program was put in place. Since then, so-called vouchers or voucher-like programs have […]