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Education Tech

How Augmented Reality Helps Teachers Reach More Students

June 2, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Augmented reality (AR) continues to gain importance in our everyday lives. In the classroom, AR technology can enhance learning by providing students with interactive and immersive experiences, improving their understanding of complex concepts and enabling them to apply their knowledge […]


News

White House calls on colleges to act against antisemitism

May 25, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Antisemitic vandalism and harassment are on the rise at colleges. An official from the Anti-Defamation League said earlier this year that Jewish students are more likely to encounter an antisemitic incident on campus now than they were five years ago. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Designing a Modern K-12 Classroom: A Conversation with K-12 IT and Instruction Leaders

May 22, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

Irving Independent School District is no stranger to digital innovation. Nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, the district of 32,000 students has spent more than 20 years integrating technology into the classroom. It was one of the first districts […]


Education Tech

The importance of teaching generative AI

May 18, 2023

Via: eSchool News

The era of the textbook isn’t dead, but it’s important to start looking forwards rather than backwards when addressing education for school children. Whether we like it or not, it is becoming increasingly clear that generative AI will play a […]


Education Tech

Best Practices for Digital Whiteboards in Today’s K–12 Classrooms

May 16, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

The introduction of digital whiteboards in classrooms has altered teachers’ and students’ roles. Students have more options to actively participate in their learning, instead of absorbing information from textbooks or teacher lectures. According to a study conducted by Ataturk University, […]


News

New York lawmakers again seek to ban legacy, early decision college admissions

May 15, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Legacy admissions, which favor family members of alumni, have come under new scrutiny in recent years, as critics say they are slanted toward White, wealthy applicants. Similar criticisms are leveled against early decision and early action plans, which allow prospective […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

3 ways to improve access to speech-language therapy

May 11, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Schools today are facing a harsh reality: there is a chronic shortage of qualified speech-language pathologists (SLPs). As an SLP and clinical director who has worked with school districts across the country, I’ve watched this problem grow over the years. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How did the pandemic impact students’ social capital?

May 5, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Students’ access to opportunities in life largely depends on their access to diverse, supportive relationships. Now, updated Christensen Institute research illustrates the impact students’ connections and relationships have on their ability to achieve success in adulthood–and underscores the need for […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Don’t leave students with disabilities out of California’s massive community schools investment

May 1, 2023

Via: EdSource

California’s lowest-performing and most-segregated student group is at risk of being left out of one of the state’s most important education reforms — the unprecedented investment in community schools. At both the February and April 2023 California Advisory Commission on […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A smarter way to think about college

April 28, 2023

Via: eSchool News

This month, hundreds of thousands of graduating high school seniors are weighing their college options. For many, it’s an intensely stressful time as they are rejected or waitlisted by schools they aspired to attend and decide where they will spend […]


Education Tech

Students know best when it comes to transforming education

April 26, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Since formalized education was in its infancy, legislators, educational leaders, and governments worked together to develop models that make education more efficient and cost effective–but they often fell short of serving the needs of students or enriching their lives. And, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

North Dakota to require computer science for all K-12 students

April 18, 2023

Via: eSchool News

North Dakota has become the first state to require computer science and cybersecurity education for all K-12 students. Gov. Doug Burgum and North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler celebrated the governor’s signing of HB1398, which requires the teaching of computer […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 essential STEM education reads

April 17, 2023

Via: eSchool News

STEM education is a critical part of a comprehensive K-12 education–it helps students build and improve critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, and it teaches students to be persistent when presented with a challenge. And while STEM education is essential, […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

How Students Feel About Grading

April 13, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Two in three students say their professors grade fairly over all, according to the recent Student Voice survey of 3,004 two- and four-year students by Inside Higher Ed and College Pulse. About one in 10 of students says their professors […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

10 ways to teach students for a changing world

April 12, 2023

Via: eSchool News

The world is changing rapidly, with new technology being developed daily and jobs being replaced by automated machines and artificial intelligence (AI). These changes have brought about tremendous opportunities for those who can take advantage of them. However, these changes […]


News

Schools should partner with family farms to provide nutrition and education

April 11, 2023

Via: EdSource

California residents know that winter brings plentiful bright-flavored citrus fruits. These fruit trees have been part of Southern California’s landscape since 1871 when they were first planted in the Inland Empire, and are an enduring symbol of the Golden State. […]


Education Tech

Technology Supports Personalized Learning in K–12 Schools

April 7, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

In a Quest Academy class, sixth to ninth grade students might choose between watching a video on a school-provided Chromebook, listening to a podcast or reading an article to learn about a new concept. For group project work, they can […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How are ELLs, students with disabilities IDed for gifted and talented?

April 5, 2023

Via: eSchool News

States with formal policies around gifted and talented programs tend to identify more English learners and students with disabilities for those programs, according to a new study from NWEA, a not-for-profit research and educational services organization serving K-12 students. The […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

7 ways to make homework easier for students with autism

March 28, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Homework can be challenging for all children, but for students with autism, it can be challenging. It is common for children with autism to have difficulties with executive functioning abilities, including planning, organization, and prioritization. In addition, they may have […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Helping students understand the Nature of Science

March 27, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Science is more than just a body of knowledge; it is the process of discovering new knowledge. Therefore, science education needs to involve more than just memorizing what scientists have already figured out. Students also need to learn about the […]