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Education Tech

How Professors Can Use AI to Improve Their Teaching In Real Time

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When I started teaching data science and artificial intelligence in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, I was frustrated by how little insight I actually felt I had into how effective my teaching was, until the end-of-semester final exam grades […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Schools Are a Lifeline for Homeless Students. COVID-19 Is Severing the Connection.

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As temperatures began to dip this fall, Allen Blackwell III says he and his colleagues at Baltimore City Public Schools kept watch on weather reports hoping to see it hit 32 degrees. That would herald the opening of winter shelters […]


News

VHS Learning Students Once Again Exceed National Averages on Advanced Placement Exams

January 5, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Students taking Advanced Placement® courses through VHS Learning maintained their decade-plus record of exceeding the national average pass rate on AP® exams. A score of 3 or higher on an AP® exam is considered a “passing” grade for AP® college […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

7 ways to engage students in remote learning

January 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

It’s halfway through the academic year, and schools across the United States are still wrestling with how to keep students enthusiastic about learning through a computer screen. According to a recent survey of high school students, more than half (54 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

Struggling With Substance Use Recovery — and High School — in a Pandemic

December 28, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

At Archway Academy in Houston, which serves 50 high school students who are in recovery from substance use disorder, counseling sessions are essentially on-demand. Students can ask for support any time they feel a panic attack coming on, or if […]


News

5 priorities for education today

December 22, 2020

Via: eSchool News

What does education look like in a global pandemic? It depends a lot on how well you were prepared. There is no shortage of challenges and issues. As educators, we attempt to prepare our students for the world that exists […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

FAFSA filings are off to a slow start. Can colleges reverse the trend?

December 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Lynda McGee, a college counselor at the Downtown Magnets High School in Los Angeles, is trying everything she possibly can to get her students to apply for financial aid. She has doubled the number of students enlisted as peer college […]


News

If Teachers Get the Vaccine Quickly, Can Students Get Back to School?

December 15, 2020

Via: NY Times

States and cities across the country are moving to put teachers near the front of the line to receive a coronavirus vaccine, in an effort to make it safer to return to classrooms and provide relief to struggling students and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Declines in high school graduates may not be as bad as expected: report

December 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

WICHE projects 10% more high school graduates in 2025 than it did in its previous forecast, made four years ago. Rising graduation rates among public high school students of color — defined as graduates not categorized as White — are […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Learning Loss Is Everywhere. But How Do the Reports Compare?

December 14, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Learning loss is everywhere—and so are reports detailing the setbacks. As some schools reopen, edtech product use declines. And “non-traditional” students appear more okay with remote online learning than their “traditional” peers. All in this Edtech Reports Recap. Learning Loss […]