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Tag: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

3 reasons literacy is essential in child development

August 31, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Literacy is a fundamental element of a child’s development. Literacy means much more than just knowing how to read a book. It can also impact the ability for a child to learn other subjects, to understand road signs when driving […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How analytics can identify student mental health challenges

August 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we get closer to the upcoming school year, it’s important to think about how to address student mental health. The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but it has had an especially significant impact on our youth, who were […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How do we measure personalized learning’s impact?

March 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Personalized learning is more critical than ever–it can help students recover lost learning and boost social-emotional growth. What’s more, it helps educators in dire need of learning solutions. New edtech developments have helped these learning techniques become more efficient, scalable, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 to career pathways data can inform practices for current students

December 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

According to the report, K-12 leaders are seeking data that provide insights into the shorter and long-term outcomes of former students, as well as differentiated metrics that reveal how outcomes varied across student populations. “Leaders currently have many questions they […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Why Do Students Leave College Before Finishing? New Study Looks at Common Scenarios.

December 3, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When a student stops out of college before getting a degree, the college should act fast if it wants to get them back. That’s because there’s a correlation between how long a student has been disengaged and the likelihood that […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Improve Teaching After the Pandemic

July 12, 2021

Via: Education Next

As best I can tell, plans for post-pandemic schooling are mostly proving to be a stew of ambitious promises and jacked-up business-as-usual outlays. From new counselors and class-size reduction to facilities and curriculum projects, systems are busy adding staff, enhancing […]


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 […]


News

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 […]


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 […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

4 tips to make hybrid learning less overwhelming

January 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Let’s face it: pandemic learning is stressful and exhausting. There is truly no getting away from the fact that trying to engage in any activity that requires maximum brain activity (ahem: teaching and learning) is extra hard while we are […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Online Education Isn’t the Sideshow. It’s the Main Event.

December 29, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

I can’t start a personal reflection without first acknowledging how enormously difficult this year has been for my staff, our higher ed partners and faculty, and the students we serve together. As a leader and a parent—and a human—I’m so […]


News

5 priorities for education today

December 22, 2020

Via: eSchool News

What does education look like in a global pandemic? It depends a lot on how well you were prepared. There is no shortage of challenges and issues. As educators, we attempt to prepare our students for the world that exists […]