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Report: Most homework focuses on ‘low-level’ skills

February 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The CAP report is the third in recent months to provide a closer look at the day-in, day-out work of students and teachers. In September, “The Opportunity Myth” from nonprofit The New Teacher Project showed that less than one-fifth of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Your Niche Is Not Enough

February 12, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

In higher education, everyone is looking for a niche — to be that flower that stands out from the others in a meadow. For some institutions, like Dartmouth or Duke, it’s a spin on elite status. For others, it’s a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools up student power in directing course of education

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

SoundOut, an organization created to promote “meaningful student involvement, student voice and student engagement,” defines student voice as the “the individual and collective perspective and actions of young people within the context of learning and education.” In their Student Voice […]


News

Report: A New Cybersecurity Incident Strikes K-12 Schools Nearly Every Three Days

February 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Just a little over a month into 2019, already about a dozen cybersecurity incidents have struck U.S. school districts. And if the past is any indication, more are likely to come. A U.S. school district becomes the victim of a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Creative approaches needed to desegregate schools

January 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Court mandates can only do so much in solving the inherent problems of human nature, and addressing the issues of racial and socioeconomic segregation are no different. Over 60 years after the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education decision, […]


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The Best Paying Work-from-Home Jobs of 2019

January 17, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Working remotely is nothing new. But the number of employees working from their home increased in the last few years and is expected to grow in 2019. It’s easy to see why. Remote jobs are a big money saver (an […]


Education Tech

A New Way to Add Drawings to Google Docs

January 8, 2019

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

It’s the first full week of the year and Google has already added new features to G Suite for Education. Yesterday, Google’s G Suite Updates Blog carried the announcement that we’ll soon have a new way to add drawings to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

AASA’s Ellerson Ng: Education policy cannot be a zero-sum game

January 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

2018 was a big year for education policy. The midterm elections brought a new wave of educators into public office, all states’ ESSA accountability systems were approved, a federal school safety commission formed and released its final recommendations, and Sen. […]


Education Tech

Ready to Hit the Road in 2019? These K-12 Edtech Events Are Worth Your Time

December 26, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Sometimes our most fulfilling conversations and productive work days take place hundreds of miles from the workplace. They often happen when we’re on the ground meeting new people, exchanging ideas, listening, learning and growing. That’s why, at EdSurge, we believe […]


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More state boards of education including students in policy decision-making

December 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

State boards of education are not alone in looking for student input. More local school boards are seeking greater student voice in decisions, as well. Students often provide a different perspective on educational issues because they are the ones most […]