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Education Tech

Teachers are using more online resources in the Common Core era

October 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes as research at the classroom level is showing students don’t have equitable access to grade-level and standards-aligned assignments. In addition, professional development experts stress that teachers need more time to “unpack” and work with curriculum materials, especially […]


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How higher ed, industry can prep students for the workforce of the future

September 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A recent study by PwC reveals a shocking statistic: Only 10% of teachers say they feel confident teaching high-level technology, even though they know students will need a strong tech knowledge base to succeed in the workforce. It’s estimated that […]


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Ed Department officials say their focus is on better college data, less regulation

September 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The higher education industry is not only weighing what kind of data to share with potential students and their families but also how extensive it should be. For this year’s “best college” rankings, U.S. News & World Report dropped acceptance […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, Uncategorized

Report: Colleges need more time to fill their incoming classes

September 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This year’s survey captures data on several pressing issues facing admissions and enrollment management leaders, including attracting international students and out-of-control waiting lists. The decline in international student enrollment is driven by several factors, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ […]


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Report: Student leaders want a stronger voice on campus

September 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A national survey of more than 140,000 freshmen published two years ago by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program at the University of California, Los Angeles indicated that student interest in political and civic engagement was at the highest level in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

ITT trustee sues Ed Department, lenders to help pay $1.5B in claims

September 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

For-profit colleges in recent years have been the subject of controversy — at first drawing criticism and stricter regulations from the Obama administration for alleged unfair marketing and loan practices and, at times, the poor quality of the instruction. More […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

What strategies can teachers use to help students separate belief and fact?

September 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A classroom can quickly turn into a battlefield when sensitive topics are approached. Religion, for instance, can lead to arguments, but so can subjects like climate change to evolution. These talks can run up against religious and political thought, but […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Applying summer teaching strategies to school year requires shift in thinking

September 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the U.S. Department of Education promotes the idea of innovation in schools sometimes implementing such strategies can be difficult. Administrators and teachers worry about the impact on test scores and on community members who may not understand the changes. […]


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Report: ‘Trump effect’ contributes to higher bullying in Republican districts

September 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Since President Trump launched his presidential bid, there’s been a dispute over the validity of what’s known as the “Trump effect,” which Psychology Today defines as “an increase in bullying in schools caused by the rhetoric used by Donald Trump […]


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Voucher Regulation Reduces Quality of Private School Options

September 17, 2018

Via: Education Next

Education reformers and academics calling for greater regulation of private school choice programs have good intentions. They want all kids to get the best education possible and they believe that they can achieve that goal by preventing disadvantaged families from […]