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Educational Stages, Higher Education

What a New Strategy at 2U Means for the Future of Online Higher Education

August 5, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

The fortunes of Online Program Management companies, or OPMs, are falling fast these days. These companies, which help colleges set up online programs and often help finance them as well in exchange for a cut of revenues, have lately seen […]


News

3 ways to combat higher ed skepticism

August 5, 2022

Via: eCampus News

There are numerous ways to calculate the value of a college education. There’s the generational impact of education, which drives socioeconomic development for communities. There’s also the value of an educated citizenry, which can be trusted to make good decisions […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 best practices as schools brace for monkeypox

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With educators still reeling from three years of a pandemic, schools are opening for a new school year in the midst of yet another public health emergency — this time monkeypox. The World Health Organization on July 23 declared monkeypox […]


News

Public trust in colleges lags among Gen Z

August 2, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

At a time when American institutions across the board are taking hits to their trustworthiness, colleges outranked the government, corporations and media organizations on the trust scale — even by groups who broadly reported low levels of trust , the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Education Department Planning for Student Debt Forgiveness

August 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Officials at the Education Department have developed plans to cancel student debt for millions of borrowers, awaiting a final decision from President Biden, as reported by Politico Thursday. Biden is considering providing $10,000 of debt relief per borrower, a decision […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Online program enabler 2U resets its pricing model

August 1, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Most of the news coverage of 2U’s quarterly earnings call Thursday focused, not surprisingly, on the fact that the online program enablement company was laying off 20 percent of its employee base and restructuring its leadership, a response both to […]


Education Tech

The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education

July 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When I first approached my administration back in August 2021 about implementing a scholastic esports program at school, I had imagined facing significant opposition to the idea, and, in preparation, had rehearsed my talking points and done my research in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

A Three-Prong Strategy for a Better Education for All

July 28, 2022

Via: Education Next

There’s a fierce determination among elected officials and education leaders to return our schools to normal. That’s understandable, but the desire for normalcy must not compel us to settle for an education system that was struggling long before the pandemic […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

All you need to know about ERP in education

July 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions help companies coordinate the work of various departments by integrating all the necessary information within one shared database. While ERP systems are traditionally associated with manufacturing, they now support organizations in multiple sectors, education included. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create inclusive learning environments with UDL

July 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

What are inclusive learning environments, anyway? Putting a definition on this complex concept is deceptively tricky. Environments aren’t just spaces that we exist in; they also encompass the culture in that space. Here’s how I define it: An inclusive environment […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pluralistic Politics Lead to Improved Learning in L.A. Schools

July 27, 2022

Via: Education Next

As president of the Los Angeles Unified School District board from 2001 to 2003, I awoke most weekday mornings to scandalous headlines in the Los Angeles Times and a 5 a.m. call from the drivetime radio reporter looking for comments […]


Education Tech

Gamification tools that increase student engagement

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Who out there doesn’t enjoy some form of game? Whether it be watching or playing a sport, a card game, a board game, or video games, most people would say they at least enjoy one. Games are part of many […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Paraprofessionals: The unsung heroes of the classroom

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Staffing shortages continue to impact schools across the U.S., and vacancies are an increasingly common occurrence. Parents’ minds often jump first to teacher shortages, with significant numbers of teachers leaving schools in 2022 in search of less stressful work. But […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Times Have Changed. We Must Teach Children That Words Actually Do Hurt.

July 26, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As a child, I was taught that sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. The truth is that society has changed. However, our mainstream education and societal training practices have not. The future of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online education’s reputation jumps, survey says

July 26, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

New America has been collecting data for its Varying Degrees survey for six years. That covers a period of significant change in the U.S., including divisive election cycles, the coronavirus pandemic, a reckoning with racism spurred by the police killing […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Implicit bias and concern about appearing racist predict teachers’ reluctance to discuss race and racism in the classroom

July 25, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Linda Tropp, professor of psychological and brain sciences, examined how teachers’ implicit racial biases and concerns about appearing racist may affect their intentions and confidence about engaging their students in race talk. The findings were recently published online by the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New Teachers Need More Support. Here’s an Easy Way to Help

July 25, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

In Secretary Cardona’s vision to elevate the teaching profession, he highlights three priorities: improving teacher pipeline, supporting teacher growth and investing in teacher retention. What this makes abundantly clear is that the future of education depends directly on our commitment […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

8 reasons to use texts to reach your students

July 25, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Most colleges and universities have tapped into short message service (SMS) text messaging as a means to reach students. Somewhat shockingly, however, they’re still leaving valuable communication opportunities on the table. There’s a popular saying in marketing (and life): Meet […]


News

Medical Students Walk Out on Anti-Abortion Speaker

July 25, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In the weeks before the speech, students petitioned to have the speaker changed. The speaker was Kristin Collier, an assistant professor at the medical school. She has spoken out many times against abortion. “While we support the rights of freedom of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How I use PowerPoint to make learning more engaging

July 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In my role as a 5th grade teacher, I’ve come to believe that one of the best ways to integrate technology into the classroom is to start with the lesson itself. Lessons can be turned digital, and formatted in a […]