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Educational Forms, Informal learning

6 things students want to know about their digital courses

January 24, 2023

Via: eCampus News

Students need a variety of information about digital courses, including required devices and how instructors structure their virtual courses and expectations, before they enroll–but much of this information is not available prior to registration, according to results from a student […]


Education Tech

Before Using Augmented and Virtual Reality Tools, Teachers Should Develop a Plan

January 20, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

1. Identify Your Goals Starting with your goals is the best way to begin. There are many ways we can get sidetracked and lose focus on a very important question: Why use AR or VR? Are you using the technology […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Yale Softens Mental Health Policies for Students

January 20, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Yale University has made major changes to its medical leave policy that will allow students struggling with mental health problems to take time off—rather than withdraw—and to return to campus when they’re ready, without reapplying, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. […]


News

School Counselor of the Year Reflects on What Students and Teachers Lost and Gained in 2022

January 4, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past two years, most of us have lost the certainty in everyday life that we once knew and perhaps took for granted. In addition to the loss of certainty and routine, many of us have experienced loss in […]


News

LINQ K-12 Customers Anticipated to Serve Nearly 4 Billion Meals to Students in Fiscal Year 2022

December 28, 2022

Via: eSchool News

LINQ, creator of leading nutrition software solutions, today shares that its Nutrition customers’ usage data shows that nearly 4 billion meals were served to students in fiscal 2022 reflecting a 44 percent increase over the 2.7 billion meals served in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Diversity is essential to helping students find their feet in college

December 27, 2022

Via: EdSource

My college decision was a no-brainer — Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was a prestigious school, with a reputation for top-tier academics surrounded by picturesque rolling emerald hills. Enamored by my move-in experience with perfect weather, tireless nights of orientation […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to keep your students weird

December 8, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Some years ago, when I was still working as a teacher, I had a student come to me in a state of distress. Like many young people her age, she was having trouble fitting in. Everything from her hair to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Students are still behind in math–what needs to change?

November 29, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As students return to class this fall, K–12 teachers and administrators face many challenges—and math instruction is high on the list. Although state assessment data from the 2021–2022 school year suggest that students have begun to close pandemic-related learning gaps, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools can do better than retaining struggling readers

November 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Grade retention is ineffective and expensive, but 17 states and Washington, D.C. mandate it (and at least 12 more states allow it) for students who are not reading proficiently by grade 3. The best way to stop grade retention, whether […]


News

Modern students need modern librarians

October 31, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When you think of a school librarian, what comes to mind? Is it shelving, stamping, and shushing? That’s the stereotype you’re probably most familiar with. Librarians are so much more than this, though. We’re the keepers of the information, the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to prepare students for the future of manufacturing

September 21, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Many sectors have embraced digital transformation in the workplace, welcoming in advanced technology, new tools, and greater efficiency. In the design and manufacturing industry, digital transformation has led to the creation of new jobs and opportunities. The problem is that […]


Education Tech

5 ways chat commerce empowers students and administrators

September 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Parents who constantly tell their children to get off their phones may want to think again as their kids depart for college this fall. The ability to use chat messaging to communicate with fellow students and teachers helps nervous first-year […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How I make online teaching work as a high school educator

September 9, 2022

Via: eSchool News

I have been teaching at traditional and charter schools for the past 18 years, and I remain encouraged by the determination of the students I serve, even when faced with the challenges we’ve seen over the past several years due […]


News

High School Students Optimistic About the Future

September 9, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Current high school students are optimistic about their chances of experiencing future life outcomes, including having a well-paying career, owning a home and enjoying good health, according to a new report from ACT. The report also suggests that students believe […]


News

Bill Would Limit U.S. Aid to Foreign Medical Schools

September 8, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has introduced a bill to limit U.S. aid to foreign medical colleges. He said that some overseas medical schools are exempt from meeting the minimum standards to which other foreign medical schools are held: that […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How edtech helps us create inclusive learning experiences

September 7, 2022

Via: eCampus News

July 26th, 2022 marked the 32nd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, landmark legislation that offers equal opportunity for people with disabilities. Full participation in all aspects of life is incomplete without access to educational opportunities that promote independent […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Estimating the “Effective Teaching Gap”

September 6, 2022

Via: Education Next

Inequality in educational outcomes is substantial and persistent in the United States. Students from high-income families outperform those from low-income families on achievement tests, are more likely to graduate high school, and are more likely to earn a college degree. […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Special education students need a whole child approach

September 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In early 2020, 7.3 million students received special education services as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That’s 14% of K–12 students in public schools in the United States […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways relationship mapping supports your students

August 31, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When students have “positive and diverse” relationships, they are less likely to be at risk, more likely to boost their academic performance and persistence, and are also more likely to have access to a wider range professional opportunities, according to […]


Education Tech

Virtual exchanges enhance access in global learning

August 31, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Students in a business class at Porterville College in California recently joined a video call with students from Iraq for an instructor-facilitated discussion on the United Nations’ sustainability goals. Afterward, the groups dispersed to seek input about the nature of […]