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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept: Students show ‘significant progress’ as staffing woes continue

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said in a statement the data points to ”significant progress” made by students during the 2021-22 school year. More than 98% of public schools used academic supports to spur pandemic-related learning recovery during the 2021-22 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The Many Reasons Students Quit College

August 2, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

There are 36 million Americans who have earned some college credit, but not an actual degree. More colleges than ever are trying to help these students return to finish what they started. But so far, colleges are better at attracting […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


Education Tech

The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education

July 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When I first approached my administration back in August 2021 about implementing a scholastic esports program at school, I had imagined facing significant opposition to the idea, and, in preparation, had rehearsed my talking points and done my research in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create inclusive learning environments with UDL

July 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

What are inclusive learning environments, anyway? Putting a definition on this complex concept is deceptively tricky. Environments aren’t just spaces that we exist in; they also encompass the culture in that space. Here’s how I define it: An inclusive environment […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How I use PowerPoint to make learning more engaging

July 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In my role as a 5th grade teacher, I’ve come to believe that one of the best ways to integrate technology into the classroom is to start with the lesson itself. Lessons can be turned digital, and formatted in a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 effortless tactics for better learning experiences

July 18, 2022

Via: eCampus News

We live in a content-driven world. With just a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a device, you can find more content on any topic than can be consumed. Your learners know this. Today’s learners are tech savvy, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways to create a strong math culture in your schools

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Picture this: a student enters your classroom, a negative attitude at the ready. They are distant during class, uninterested in engaging with the material, and their beliefs confirmed every time they get a question wrong – “I can’t do math.” […]


Education Tech

3 ways telepresence robots are impacting learning

July 8, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Edtech is having a renaissance, driven by necessity. Ten years ago it was not commonplace to see a Technology Director on staff at an elementary school, let alone a Technology Integration Specialist. Times are changing. The global pandemic has created […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Equitable, inclusive parent communication is key to helping students thrive

June 29, 2022

Via: EdSource

The term “digital equity” has been talked about in K-12 circles for several years, but Covid school closures brought increased attention to the issue. Digital equity can take on many forms. Within a single school district, crucial components of learning […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

The Education Exchange: Study of For-Profit Private Schools by a Nobel-Winning Economist Finds “Really Dramatic Effects on Learning”

June 27, 2022

Via: Education Next

A University Professor in Economics and the College and the Harris School of Public Policy, Director of the Development Innovation Lab, Michael Kremer, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Kremer’s latest working paper, which examines the impact of enrolling in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Is Investing in Student Success Tech. Is It a ‘New Golden Age’ or Just Vague Talk?

June 21, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As higher ed looks to move into the post-coronavirus world, the sector has found itself having to adapt. Leaders hope to drive up graduation rates and to lure more students in through their gates, especially given threats like the enrollment […]


Education Tech

4 tools to help students build post-COVID research skills

June 16, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As an educator with 21 years of experience in teaching and learning, I have had the opportunity to work with students of differing abilities and learning backgrounds. During a typical school year, meeting the varied needs of my students makes […]


News

Student Learning Recovering from Pandemic Losses, Ohio Data Show

June 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

For much of the past year, growing evidence on pandemic learning losses painted a dire picture. Fortunately, the latest test data from Ohio suggest that we may have turned a corner, with students beginning to make up some of the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

What Is Universal Design for Learning in Today’s Education Environment?

June 11, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Automatic doors, crosswalks with audible directions, adjustable car seats ­— these are all universally designed products. They make the world accessible to a variety of people and they make everyday life easier for everyone. In education, students should have access […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Whole-body learning can boost children’s letter sound recognition — the first step toward reading

June 8, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Children who move while learning sounds of letters significantly improve their ability to recognize individual letter sounds. This is the conclusion of a new study conducted by the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports and Denmark’s National […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

The Case for Making Classrooms Phone-Free

June 6, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Two years ago, I was a champion for phones in the classroom. I was part of the team that was like, “These are incredible! Let’s bring them in and use them for learning!” I’ve recently changed my stance. Next year […]


News

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support In-Home Learning All Summer Long

June 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

To keep students engaged in learning all summer long, Discovery Education and its Social Impact Partners are offering students and caregivers an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources they can use at home. This selection of content inspires families to […]


News

House subcommittee hearing explores teacher shortage solutions

May 26, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Congress has already allocated more funding this year to community schools, minority serving institutions, historically Black colleges and universities, and teacher preparation and residency programs, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Connecticut, said during the virtual House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept: LAUSD must make up for special ed services missed during school shutdowns

April 29, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A similar Ed Department Office for Civil Rights investigation of the Indiana Department of Education was dismissed in June 2021 because of insufficient information to suggest Indiana had discriminated against students with disabilities. OCR investigations into Fairfax Public Schools and […]