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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create spaces that boost student engagement

October 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

School and classroom design are important to consider because they affect so many aspects of the learning experience. The article focuses primarily on adapting classrooms to have the greatest impact on early-childhood education. This could be a good place to […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to find the metric for diversity on college

October 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Hours of talk and abundant financial and other resources have been devoted to diversity and inclusion on campus, but there is less-clear evidence that colleges and universities are checking to see how those initiatives are paying off. Well-intentioned leaders believe […]


News

Competency-based education may not be a new concept

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Competency-based education, which goes hand in hand with personalized learning, has recently been introduced as a new concept, but it has many traces to previous frameworks and policy proposals. The root of the idea comes from a central — and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public confidence in higher education continues to fall

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Another recent national survey from public radio station WGBH and Abt Associates indicated that while most adults have a favorable view of higher education, a partisan split is evident. Three-quarters (77%) of respondents said college campuses have a liberal bias, […]


Education Tech

In higher ed, tech’s now a ‘must-have,’ not a ‘nice-to-have’

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More sophisticated higher education learning tools promise to fundamentally change how instructors teach and students learn. Some instructors worry that new technologies may diminish their roles, or will be too difficult to integrate. But many others have moved ahead with […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Cal State system is dropping remedial classes

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges rethinking the role of remedial classes will have to consider the amount of time students are willing to spend in college as well as the costs of developmental and supplemental classes. A report on remedial education from the Center […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

New case studies feature superintendents leading early-childhood efforts

October 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 80% of U.S. superintendents who responded said their state doesn’t spend enough money on early care and education programs, and only 16% said every family in their state had access to a high-quality early […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 things we did to help our students love to do research

October 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

After one year as library media specialist and three years teaching English, I’ve learned some of the ins and outs of teaching research inside and beyond the English classroom. 1. Start them young There are so many skills that students […]


Education Tech

Applications down at top US MBA programs

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

MBA programs concerned about fewer applicants are recruiting students who aren’t traditionally on their radar — including students with liberal arts backgrounds — with incentives and alternatives such as specialized degree tracks and certificate programs that can be completed in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 issues college leaders should be ready to address now

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The academic year is well underway and already campuses are grappling with many of the same issues that characterized the turbulence of 2017-18. Among them, free speech concerns, the ongoing debate over the efficacy of affirmative action admissions policies and […]