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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways teachers can drive student growth

January 13, 2023

Via: eSchool News

When I ask educators if they have heard of the term “growth mindset,” many will raise their hands or nod they have. However, when I ask educators to define what it means to have a growth mindset, I often get […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

A gem of experiential learning prepares the next generation of jewelry designers

December 16, 2022

Via: eCampus News

As a fashion designer, entrepreneur and educator, I know the importance of learning by doing. Sometimes, the only way to learn a new design tool is to dive right in and start using it. But nothing beats the rich experiential […]


News

5 ways to support educator well-being this school year

September 19, 2022

Via: eSchool News

From teaching through a global pandemic to adjusting in real time to teacher shortages and policy changes, from worrying about school safety to trying to manage more disruptive behavior in your classroom, this past school year alone has presented huge […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $25 Million to Recruit, Prepare, Develop and Support a Strong and Diverse Educator Workforce for our Nation’s Schools

September 12, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the Department of Education is announcing new awards to help recruit, prepare, develop, and retain a strong, effective and diverse teacher workforce for classrooms across the country through the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant program. This year’s investment includes […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Three steps to creating stronger connections between students and educators

July 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Besides its economic and social disruptions, COVID-19 appears to have shifted the perception about the importance and value of education at least partially off its foundation. Of course, some foundation-rattling was already underway; the pandemic only intensified it. About one-third […]


Education Tech

How to ensure digital equity in online testing

July 11, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The SAT will be moving online for students in the United States beginning in 2024. The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam will be taken entirely online next year. Many other states already have fully online tests—and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Educators are turning yoga into a vehicle for school and community change

June 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

After a tumultuous few years teaching during a pandemic, some educators are embarking on a unique approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) training this summer: They’re pursuing a virtual wellness, SEL, and yoga training course. Graduates of Breathe For […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How 7 educators are accelerating summer learning

June 17, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The pandemic has augmented concerns about learning loss, leading many schools and districts to examine their summer learning programs and help students strengthen progress in various academic areas. Here’s how seven educators are tackling summer learning in fun and engaging […]


News

Teachers of the Year Say Educators Deserve More Trust

June 1, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Curiosity and creativity were on display when dozens of top teachers from around the U.S. gathered on the National Mall at the end of April. The educators were state winners of the Teacher of the Year program, hosted annually by […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Whole child learning paves a path to success, teachers say

May 23, 2022

Via: eSchool News

An overwhelming majority of educators polled in a new survey say they believe students achieve success when schools make whole child learning a priority. Ninety-one percent of teachers participating in education nonprofit Gradient Learning’s national survey, say they believe students […]


Education Strategies

How does neurodiversity impact learners and educators?

May 4, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Close to half of student may have a learning different, and more than half of parents in say they have sought supplemental learning services for their child, according to a recent survey. The 2022 Learnfully Neurodiversity Report, from personalized learning […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 Simple Ways K–12 Teachers Can Practice Digital Self-Care

May 2, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Back when I was a campus principal, everyone knew that my professional “love language” was both giving and receiving gifts. Find me a snack cake, and I can spout a rhyme that can be attached and distributed to our team. […]


Education Tech

Four strategies for helping educators embrace change

January 12, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Digital transformation is about more than making incremental changes to instruction or layering technology on top of existing practices. It’s about fundamentally reimagining education so that it works for all students more effectively, leading to deeper, richer learning that is […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 strategies to build better information literacy in students

December 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

We live in the age of information. Thanks to the internet, we now have all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. Just think about it: Cooking, philosophy, engineering, literature–anything you could possibly imagine can likely be found using a simple […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Resilience Is as Important for Educators as It Is for Students

December 2, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

We all have the capacity to grow and develop our resilience. Bonnie Benard, the renowned resilience researcher, once defined certain circumstances in our environment that can help boost this growth organically. In particular, Benard highlighted several protective factors, including caring […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Does learning happen if you don’t see it?

November 16, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As we settle into another academic year filled with uncertainty due to the pandemic, educators are taking a deeper look into what can be learned from the tumult of the last two years. Schools around the world were forced to […]


Education Tech

4 ways prioritizing digital literacy improves in-person learning

November 2, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Like every school district across the country, Tucson Unified has been continually upgrading and expanding our technology since the pandemic hit in March 2020. As a result, our instructional technology team has spent countless hours helping educators navigate unfamiliar resources. […]


Education Tech

Can Evidence-Based Chatbots Prevent Educator Burnout?

November 1, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Burnout—it’s a single word but a constant theme in my conversations with educators who, this year more than any other, feel beaten down by ballooning workloads and unceasing pandemic-related stress. A survey by the Rand Corporation confirms this trend. In […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

AI in the Classroom — Educators Share Their Personal Challenges and Successes

October 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

AI Explorations and Their Practical Use in School Environments is an ISTE initiative funded by General Motors. Through professional learning opportunities for educators, the program is designed to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s AI careers. Recently, we spoke with three […]