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Educational Forms, Informal learning

How edtech helps us create inclusive learning experiences

September 7, 2022

Via: eCampus News

July 26th, 2022 marked the 32nd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, landmark legislation that offers equal opportunity for people with disabilities. Full participation in all aspects of life is incomplete without access to educational opportunities that promote independent […]


Education Tech

Virtual exchanges enhance access in global learning

August 31, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Students in a business class at Porterville College in California recently joined a video call with students from Iraq for an instructor-facilitated discussion on the United Nations’ sustainability goals. Afterward, the groups dispersed to seek input about the nature of […]


Editorial

Learning Recovery Strategies with High Chances of Success

August 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically disrupted the way students in the US and abroad learn and socialize. During this healthcare crisis, children, teenagers, and young adults were forced to switch their learning habits from traditional […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students desperately need to see relevance in their learning

August 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Many students see no relevance between their education and the real world, and say they are struggling to find meaning in their education or find a career direction, according to a new survey from YouScience, a student engagement platform. The […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Teaching Lower-Division Undergraduates to Think Like Anthropologists, Economists, Geographers, Political Scientists, Psychologists and Sociologists

August 23, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

What a great tag line for a book: “the definitive Freakonomics for sports.” Paul Oyer, an economics professor at Stanford, a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research and editor in chief of the Journal of Labor Economics, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Education union activity ramps up ahead of new school year

August 23, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Through strikes and lawsuits, several education unions are starting to take action against their districts ahead of the new school year. On Sunday night, 94% of Columbus Education Association members in Ohio voted to go on strike effective Monday for […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

State Gag Order Bills Increase for Higher Ed

August 17, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

State legislative proposals to restrict the freedom to teach and learn have increased by 250 percent in 2022 compared to last year, according to a report released today by PEN America, the free expression and literary organization. Most of the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

To Rethink Math Education, Focus on Common Ground

August 11, 2022

Via: Education Next

Recently, I turned 60 years old (also expressed as 720 months, or 21,915 days, or 525,960 hours, or 31,557,600 minutes), and over that time I’ve seen many great debates in the education policy arena. Often those debates reach equilibrium with […]


Education Tech

How to protect your institution’s student data

August 10, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Recent increases in data privacy awareness have come not a minute too soon, as the higher education ecosystem finds itself in critical discussions about data security as the number of compromising attacks continues to rise. Two years ago, it would […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

College degrees don’t equate to career readiness

August 8, 2022

Via: eCampus News

While U.S. employers say they’re facing a talent crisis that’s threating their business sustainability and growth, the reality is that employers are contributing to the talent crisis with the majority (62 percent) requiring degrees for entry level jobs, and more […]


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 […]