Tag: education

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Can You Provide a Quality Preschool Education Over Zoom?

January 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Before the pandemic snarled daily routines around the world, Aria Jones’ 3- and 4-year-old students had a reliable schedule down pat in their Washington, D.C., preschool. They’d have breakfast at 8 a.m., come together for a morning meeting and then […]

Education Tech

Why a multiscreen classroom is the next big thing

January 18, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Hybrid-remote learning provides the flexibility and freedom schools, parents, and students need in the current pandemic. However, moving a traditional classroom that’s built for face-to-face delivery to a hybrid-remote environment where instructors are teaching to both students in the classroom […]

Education Tech, News

The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?

January 15, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

A learning management system developed by one of the most high-profile, highly funded and overhyped K-12 education startups has found a new home. First, a recap: In 2019, AltSchool, a San Francisco-based startup that simultaneously developed a network of “microschools” […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed’s Shifting Priorities

January 13, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Some secrets hide in plain sight. We often hear that higher ed’s financial challenges lie primarily in cuts in per capita state aid and increases in: Fixed costs (for salaries, benefits, maintenance and operations, and technology). Expenditures on expensive emerging […]


The Adjunctification of Gen Ed

January 12, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

I owe a debt of thanks to George T. Karnezis, who made a sage observation in response to my review of Derek Bok’s Higher Expectations: if colleges and universities are serious about lower-division instruction, why do they relegate the responsibility […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Schools Are a Lifeline for Homeless Students. COVID-19 Is Severing the Connection.

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As temperatures began to dip this fall, Allen Blackwell III says he and his colleagues at Baltimore City Public Schools kept watch on weather reports hoping to see it hit 32 degrees. That would herald the opening of winter shelters […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

January 11, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As expected, President-elect Joe Biden will, upon taking office Jan. 20, instruct the Education Department to continue the pause excusing student loan borrowers from making payments, a top economic adviser in the incoming administration said. David Kamin, who will be […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Opening Campuses During Pandemic Sent Virus Cases Soaring in Communities, CDC Reports

January 8, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

What is the health cost of opening college campuses during a pandemic, for students and the broader community? New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally offers an answer to the question that has plagued higher ed […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Higher ed leaders condemn Capitol insurrection, police response

January 7, 2021

Via: Education Dive

College presidents issued a flurry of statements censuring the violent protestors who forced lawmakers to flee from their chambers, with some condemning Trump for his role in sparking the unrest. Hours before the mob attack, Trump held a rally near […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News, Secondary Education

Pandemic Lockdowns of 2020 Revealed the Biggest Challenge for Upstart Education Efforts: Time

January 6, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As we close out 2020, we the people are tired. Essential workers, healthcare heroes and frontline warriors have been bearing the brunt of the impact on our education and hospital systems, as well as businesses and organizations, both private and […]