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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Setting clear guidelines for teachers can lead to more creativity, flexibility

December 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most school leaders expect teachers to grow, to improve, and to innovate. However, most teachers don’t feel comfortable with innovation when they don’t have clear expectations to guide them. School leaders also need to be careful about encouraging innovation without […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Playful Assessment Unseated Standardized Tests at One School

December 11, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

A single hallway nestled inside Murray High School houses a newly redesigned middle school where students have been mapping out their colonization of Mars, organizing local and national election campaigns and designing labyrinthine escape rooms for the past three months. […]


Education Tech

A Searchable Index of G Suite Updates

December 11, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

If you want to keep up with every update that Google makes to G Suite for Education, take a look at the What’s New in G Suite? searchable index. What’s New in G Suite? is a table of recent updates […]


Education Tech

4 steps to achieving districtwide technology equality

December 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Knowing that digital equity can help close the achievement gap and help prepare students for success in college and the workforce, our district has invested time and effort over the past few years into infusing uniform technology into our classrooms. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teaching the Students We Have, Not the Students We Wish We Had

December 10, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Today’s college students are radically different from the students occupying college classrooms even a decade ago. The expansion of education that propelled widespread positive change through American communities in the 20th century has reached beyond high school, and more people […]


News

Los Angeles Unified teachers continue strike preparations

December 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last year’s teacher walkouts were aimed at state lawmakers, while this year, strikes seem to be shifting to the local level. In Chicago Tuesday, over 500 teachers with the Acelo Schools charter network went on strike, the first for charter […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: Boston Public Schools makes strides in connecting pre-K, early grades

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The case study on BPS’ progression toward a stronger vision for connecting early childhood and the early grades comes as new research reinforces that consecutive years in high-quality classrooms contribute to more gains in early literacy skills and academic knowledge, […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Educators of color still represent less than 25% of overall teacher workforce

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Putting aside the question of whether or not the data should be viewed as positive or negative, the bigger picture is that educators of color have been found to bring numerous benefits to students. According to a 2016 report from […]


News

Disruptor of the Year: Striking teachers in West Virginia

December 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When its over, 2018 may go down as the year teachers finally had enough — and brought public support along with them. After years of shouldering the blame for schools’ challenges to the point that former U.S. Secretary of Education […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Later school start times linked to improvements in behavior, achievement

December 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill this fall that would have kept the state’s middle and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m., he said it was because he thought such decisions should be made at the local […]