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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

More High School Students Are Taking College Classes. But Not Everyone Gets the Chance.

August 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Dual-enrollment programs help nearly 1.4 million high school students take college courses each year. It’s an opportunity that offers lots of proven benefits, like enabling more people to graduate from college, saving families money on higher education and helping community […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

COVID crushed engagement–is student-centered learning the solution?

August 1, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In a new survey of thousands of U.S. educators, teachers validate concerns over student engagement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but believe that technology and student-centered approaches to teaching can help to reinvigorate students in the fall. Seven in 10 […]


Education Tech

Gamification tools that increase student engagement

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Who out there doesn’t enjoy some form of game? Whether it be watching or playing a sport, a card game, a board game, or video games, most people would say they at least enjoy one. Games are part of many […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to help your students become job-ready

July 25, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Students want more from their post-secondary experience. They want to leave school fully prepared to transition from classroom to career. Over 60% of graduates want more real-world work experience while still in school, and 68% believe that including applied and experiential learning […]


Education Tech

How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

These policies can rescue stranded credits and help colleges retain students

July 20, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In January, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, effective immediately, the State University of New York system was no longer withholding transcripts from students who owed outstanding balances. The move benefited thousands of students. Transcript holds prevent students from […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

UC plans to expand enrollment with more online, summer programs and transfer students

July 19, 2022

Via: EdSource

The University of California is seeking to add more than 20,000 students by 2030 and plans to get there by expanding online and summer programs and by concentrating growth at certain campuses, including Merced and Riverside. Those details are included […]


News

Taking construction education into a new age

July 18, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Construction education is evolving, because the worlds of both construction and education are evolving. In construction, new technology, tools and techniques are re-shaping how projects are designed, built and maintained. In education, laptops have become as common as spiral-bound notebooks […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School libraries are disappearing when students need them most

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 2014, I got my first teaching job at a brand new high school in Detroit. The building had once been an elementary school with a fully functioning library. There was even a built-in card catalog. Now, though, it was […]


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.” […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A liberal arts college succeeds in China

July 15, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As a new president takes the helm at Peking University (PKU), its liberal arts college is arguably on the firmest footing since its establishment. From its humble beginnings in 2001 as a small, experimental program within China’s leading institution, Yuanpei […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

What graduate students in the humanities should learn

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For my last semester of teaching this spring and as a prelude to retirement, I taught a graduate religion seminar. Except for a practicum on teaching higher education in the humanities, I had not taught a graduate class in 10 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report found that faculty members can improve students’ experiences in the classroom by adopting practices that make students feel a sense of safety and belonging, which can in turn affect their academic outcomes. The report was released Wednesday […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Five ways online learning benefited some students

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

“Being back on campus is really, really good in some ways, but in some ways, it’s harder.” That statement, from one of my former students, stuck with me. It was the first day of fall classes in 2020, and Denison […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A Pessimistic View of Public-School Reform

July 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

“They’re not good,” the head of a Fortune 500 company lamented about U.S. schools not long ago. “Students learn little, education gaps are widening, and not much can be done about it.” Pressed on the matter, he relaxed. “It’s not […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Three steps to creating stronger connections between students and educators

July 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Besides its economic and social disruptions, COVID-19 appears to have shifted the perception about the importance and value of education at least partially off its foundation. Of course, some foundation-rattling was already underway; the pandemic only intensified it. About one-third […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Graduate student mentoring must be improved

July 12, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

My institution, New College of Florida, is the nation’s top public college for producing undergraduates who go on to earn Ph.D.s. More than 80 percent move on to graduate school within six years of graduation, and I have the distinct […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Does Our Academic System Unnecessarily Pit People Against Each Other?

July 12, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Picture two undergrads taking a class together, both of them dreaming of winning a prized slot at the same graduate program. Are they able to cheer each other on, or is our higher ed system set up so that there […]