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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips to help students feel connected on campus

December 5, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Students who report a strong sense of belonging at their college or university typically do better in school, and a new survey points to five key steps schools can take to support students’ mental health and success. This sense of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Texas likely to expand ethnic studies curriculum with African American history course

December 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While more states are implementing ethnic studies curricula as part of a growing effort around inclusivity and diversity in education, some face an uphill battle with opposing views over what can be politically charged topics. California, for example, is notably […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Denver after-school program receives $1.5M from marijuana tax revenue

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In states where marijuana has been legalized, the effects are a double-edged sword. While marijuana tax revenue is often channeled toward education in the form of funds, educators worry the use of those funds sends a mixed message to students. […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Amicus briefs support Virginia transgender student Gavin Grimm’s case following appeal

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court was set to hear Grimm’s case in early 2017, but it was sent back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to be reconsidered after the Trump administration rescinded the U.S. Department of Education’s Obama-era guidance […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Minority students overlooked in gifted identification process

November 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since identifying gifted students is not federally regulated by the U.S. Department of Education​, identification often varies widely between states and even districts. Nationally, 3.3 million students were identified as gifted in 2016, however, that number is missing an estimated […]


Education Tech

3 essentials in a mobile learning environment

November 21, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Beekmantown (NY) Central School District, a rural district of 2,070 students, was on a mission to be the most progressive educational institution in the area. When funds were earmarked for school wi-fi, we wanted to harness the internet to provide […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Are we doing enough to develop creativity in students?

November 19, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Creativity is one of the key skills people will need to thrive as the digital workforce evolves–but alarmingly, most students don’t have it. Aside from creativity, employers are seeking candidates with complex problem-solving skills, critical thinking, people management, and the […]


Editorial

Are Essay Writing Services the Best Choice for Students?

November 18, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Students worldwide struggle with writing, not only because it’s a complicated process on its own, but also because essay writing in college demands a lot of research time and effort. While writing may be a spontaneous creative process, essay writing […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

How do U.S. students’ computer and information literacy skills stack up?

November 15, 2019

Via: eSchool News

U.S. eighth-graders scored above the international average for computer and information literacy, but they also struggle with some key 21st-century employability skills, according to an international study. The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) measures eighth-graders’ ability to use […]


News

How districts are addressing adolescent mental health

November 15, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Research from a recent white paper highlights the increasing crisis in adolescent mental health. In a recent edWebinar, presenters emphasized the need for school districts “to intervene with students as quickly as possible to keep them safe.” The rise of […]