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Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Staffed Up: 4 ways to tackle retention, recruitment challenges in early childhood education

May 31, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

At Pittsburgh Public Schools, families are often denied early childhood spots because their income is too high to meet requirements under the grants that fund the programs. “There are a lot of families that we turn away that are not […]


News

How willing are educators to carry a gun in school?

May 31, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Last year marked the most violent for school shootings, with over 300 incidents recorded in 2022, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database. If recent trends continue, it’s likely that shootings in 2023 will outpace last year’s record, at about […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Social-emotional learning is at the heart of academic learning

May 30, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

As educators, it’s important to step back every once in a while and remember that we were once students too. Our past experiences can help shape our understanding of today’s classroom and our learners’ many needs. Additionally, reflection on our […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Education faces flat funding under debt ceiling deal

May 30, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Federal education funding and all nondefense spending would stay flat in fiscal 2024 and get a 1% increase in fiscal 2025, according to a negotiated budget deal made over the Memorial Day weekend in an effort to prevent the country […]


News

How to reimagine teacher leadership

May 26, 2023

Via: eSchool News

The typical leadership structure in a school is quite rigid, with administrators and teachers filling their roles separately. In this model, teacher skills are only utilized inside of the classroom, leaving teacher leadership potential on the table. Because this is […]


Education Tech

Are educators using ChatGPT to write lesson plans?

May 26, 2023

Via: eCampus News

A whopping 97 percent of respondents in a recent survey say they ‘frequently’ or ‘sometimes’ use ChatGPT to write lesson plans. Likewise, 93 percent of teachers say they use the AI platform to grade and provide feedback for students, 91 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 essential tools to make elementary science easier

May 25, 2023

Via: eSchool News

During my time as a kindergarten teacher, I learned three major lessons about our youngest learners’ relationship to science. Specifically, I learned that elementary school students are predisposed to being excited to learn about their world, are naturally curious about […]


News

White House calls on colleges to act against antisemitism

May 25, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Antisemitic vandalism and harassment are on the rise at colleges. An official from the Anti-Defamation League said earlier this year that Jewish students are more likely to encounter an antisemitic incident on campus now than they were five years ago. […]


Education Tech

U.S. Department of Education Shares Insights and Recommendations for Artificial Intelligence

May 24, 2023

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology (OET) released a new report, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Future of Teaching and Learning: Insights and Recommendations” that summarizes the opportunities and risks for AI in teaching, learning, research, […]


News

U.S. Department of Education, NASA Strengthen Partnership to Advance STEM and Space Education

May 24, 2023

Via: U.S. Department of Education

NASA and the U.S. Department of Education signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday, strengthening the collaboration between the two agencies, including efforts to increase access to high-quality STEM and space education to students and schools across the nation. Specifically, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

US default could hamper colleges’ financial aid and research funding, ACE says

May 23, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Federal policymakers have negotiated for weeks over raising the debt ceiling, with Republicans insisting Democrats agree to spending cuts to secure their cooperation. However, given the likely catastrophic economic consequences of a government default, lawmakers on both sides of the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

North Carolina bill would force accreditation changes for public colleges

May 23, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

North Carolina’s public institutions, including community colleges, would need to change accreditors every cycle — typically between five and 10 years — under a bill that passed the state’s Senate this month. Certain academic programs that may have more intricate […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

U.S. News changes undergraduate rankings methodology amid upheaval

May 22, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Turmoil around U.S. News’ rankings began late last year when contingents of law, and then medical schools, announced they would no longer cooperate by giving data to the publication. Their reasons for rejecting the rankings varied, but many cited concerns […]


Education Tech

The importance of teaching generative AI

May 18, 2023

Via: eSchool News

The era of the textbook isn’t dead, but it’s important to start looking forwards rather than backwards when addressing education for school children. Whether we like it or not, it is becoming increasingly clear that generative AI will play a […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How our campus created an inclusive esports program

May 17, 2023

Via: eCampus News

With esports growing fast among college students, educators across the U.S. face an opportunity to build programs that foster inclusivity and diversity in ways traditional sports fall short. It’s no secret that esports are rapidly rising in popularity. The esports […]


News

School food prices soar by nearly 300%, consumer price index shows

May 17, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Food prices at elementary and secondary schools have skyrocketed — up 296% in April compared to the same time last year, according to new consumer price index data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The significant increase in school […]


Education Tech

Best Practices for Digital Whiteboards in Today’s K–12 Classrooms

May 16, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

The introduction of digital whiteboards in classrooms has altered teachers’ and students’ roles. Students have more options to actively participate in their learning, instead of absorbing information from textbooks or teacher lectures. According to a study conducted by Ataturk University, […]


News

New York lawmakers again seek to ban legacy, early decision college admissions

May 15, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Legacy admissions, which favor family members of alumni, have come under new scrutiny in recent years, as critics say they are slanted toward White, wealthy applicants. Similar criticisms are leveled against early decision and early action plans, which allow prospective […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Florida bans DEI spending at all public colleges

May 15, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

DeSantis, who is eyeing a 2024 presidential campaign and is widely considered to be a frontrunner if he declares, castigated university diversity programs as discriminatory in a Monday news conference at New College. “What this concept of DEI has been […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Frog Street Pre-K Curriculum Linked to Improved School Readiness

May 12, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Frog Street, an early childhood education company designed around the latest science in early brain development, has announced the results of a study conducted by the Johns Hopkins School of Education evaluating the efficacy of the Frog Street Pre-K curriculum […]