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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Black students face ‘accumulation of disadvantage’

October 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While this study is focused on the Los Angeles area, national studies have also confirmed poverty significantly contributes to the U.S. achievement gap. The UCLA study suggests that the “accumulation of disadvantage” that black students face in particular must be […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Addressing Elementary Achievement Gaps with EdTech

October 9, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Can EdTech help address issues related to elementary achievement gaps in your classroom? Educational technology tools used strategically can alter how students interact with classroom resources. In elementary classrooms, the integration of digital resources can vary greatly. They might be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Administrators share 7 tips for building positive school culture

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Building and maintaining a positive school culture can be an uphill battle for many principals and superintendents. Once attained, however, it has shown to have a significant impact in areas of concern including student academic performance and teacher retention. Recently, […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

College-employer group lands $1M grant to train STEM pros

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Employees and employers know that workers will need training to keep pace with the digitization of jobs. But barriers remain. Business leaders often think colleges don’t adequately prepare students for the workforce, even if those institutions and students think they […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Prevention education: Saying more than just “no”

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As the opioid epidemic roils communities and the popularity of vaping is leading to hospitalizations and even deaths, our nation’s schools are feeling the impact. While the half-century-old “War on Drugs” has not always been consistently or fairly fought, there […]


News

Chicago teachers vote to strike

September 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The union’s contract with the city expired almost three months ago. Last month, the union rejected a report from an independent fact finder, which paved the way for the strike vote. In a response to the union’s vote, Mayor Lori […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Trump administration emergency response guide calls for proactive hazard prep

September 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This guide is further follow-through on the Federal Commission on School Safety’s last year and recognizes that a one-size-fits-all approach can’t be applied across every district in the nationwide. In December 2018, the commission also issued 100 policy recommendations aimed […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Challenging students to see and achieve their unique potential

September 24, 2019

Via: eSchool News

K-12 teachers, counselors, and other front-line educators all need an effective framework with a set of tools to assess, intervene, and empower our students to see and achieve their own unique potentials, whether in the classroom, guidance counseling sessions, student […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Why K12 professional development is best offered in an LMS

September 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

There is so much excitement around blended learning and how technology can enable a better learning experience for students. At the same time, there should also be a sufficient amount of K12 professional development to ensure that “no teacher gets […]