Tag: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 reminders of why we work with purpose in higher ed

April 6, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The COVID-19 pandemic suspended life as we know it and caused us to question things we used to take for granted. We look back on a full year ago when schedules packed full of appointments, social gatherings, and errands were […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pluralism Is Growing in K-12 Education

March 30, 2021

Via: Education Next

After surveying 1,000 public and private school parents on how Covid-19 affected their view of schools, longtime pollster Frank Luntz of FIL Inc. expressed surprise: “Never in my lifetime have so many parents been so eager for so much educational […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Edtech? No One Knows, and That’s a Problem

March 22, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The U.S. edtech industry is massive. By our estimate, startups and companies raised upward of $2.2 billion in 2020 alone. Yet, curiously, the amount districts, states and the federal government spend on these products each year is something of an […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Definition Of Combination Learning

March 22, 2021

Via: TeachThought

Combination Learning is a new teaching and learning strategy for the 21st-century. The definition of Combination Learning is learning through the flexible combination of two or more learning components. This is a new learning strategy developed by TeachThought that responds […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Key ways to transform the college admissions process

March 18, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The lasting impact of the pandemic on higher education is undeniable. The number of high school graduates going straight to college decreased by 22 percent this fall, and higher ed lost about 400,000 students in the US. An upside to […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges, McKinsey and Strada Start Task Force on Higher Education and Opportunity

March 17, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The leaders of three dozen colleges and universities plus global consulting giant McKinsey & Co. and Strada Education Network, a nonprofit focused on the education-to-employment pipeline, announced a new group Monday called the Taskforce on Higher Education and Opportunity. Motivation […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

High school students are questioning higher ed’s status quo

March 12, 2021

Via: eSchool News

After experiencing an unprecedented year marked by a global pandemic, racial unrest, and a turbulent U.S. presidential election, today’s teens have shifted their thinking when it comes to their educational path after high school, according to new survey data. Their […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

We need to rethink assessments for remote learning

February 5, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Assessment is the linchpin to driving essential skill and competency development. Traditionally, assessments have often been used as an indicator of what students know, understand, and can do, after the learning has been completed. More recently, educators have implemented formative […]


A Free Year of College and Year-Round School? New Ideas for a New Administration

February 1, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

It is with great enthusiasm, and relief, that so many educators looked forward to the arrival of the Biden Administration and the new U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona. With their leadership, the department will finally provide programs and funding […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Will College Be Free in 4 Years?

January 21, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

History will recall President Biden at his inauguration urging unity in a deeply divided nation confronting a raging pandemic, growing inequity, systemic racism and a climate crisis. But sitting at a kitchen table in Philadelphia, a 13-year-old boy named Mogue […]