education in the United States

RSS

How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework Infographic

ELearningGraphics - September 11, 2017 3800

How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework in the Classroom To better understand how K12 teachers use technology and assign homework in the classroom, University of Phoenix commissioned a 2017 survey on teachers’ classroom habits, surveying 1,001 U.S. full-time K12 teachers. Although students may disagree, the findings show that American K12 teachers don’t rely […]


The post How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework Infographic appeared first on

How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework Infographic

ELearningGraphics - September 11, 2017 3797

How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework in the Classroom To better understand how K12 teachers use technology and assign homework in the classroom, University of Phoenix commissioned a 2017 survey on teachers’ classroom habits, surveying 1,001 U.S. full-time K12 teachers. Although students may disagree, the findings show that American K12 teachers don’t rely […]


The post How K12 Teachers Use Technology and Assign Homework Infographic appeared first on

Study: University Rankings Influence Number and Competitiveness of Applicants

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - September 17, 2017 3705

.RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION a.rpLink, .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION div.rpHeaderTemplate, .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION .rpTemplate { color: rgb(209,54,23); /* custom: main nav selected top bar color */ } .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION .rpRootGroup a.rpLink:hover { color: #ffffff; /* custom: main nav selected background dark color */ background-color:rgb(209,54,23); } .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION a.rpExpanded, .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION div.rpExpanded { color: rgb(209,54,23); background-color:#ffffff; } .RadPanelBar_NOAH-ACCORDION a.

Seven Ways Educators Can Put MAP Growth Data to Work in Their Classrooms

Northwest Evaluation Association - July 25, 2017 1940

MAP® Growth™ K-12 interim assessments provide powerful data that can be used by teachers, district administrators, principals, and students to advance learning. MAP Growth data provides essential... Continue Reading


The post Seven Ways Educators Can Put MAP Growth Data to Work in Their Classrooms appeared first on

TEACHER VOICE: It’s tough to prepare children for kindergarten if parents and teachers don’t collaborate

Hechinger Report - July 16, 2017 1484

When parents and teachers and parents work together, children arrive at school ready for kindergarten. I have spent the past ten years teaching at in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, in Boyle, Mississippi, the most recent four of those years teaching kindergarten for 5-year-olds at Bell Academy. Nearly one-third of the population of Boyle […]


The post TEACHER VOICE: It’s tough to prepare children for kindergarten if parents and teachers don’t collaborate appeared first on

June 2017 EDUCAUSE Board of Directors Meeting

Educause Review - July 10, 2017 1125

Search Advertisement June 2017 EDUCAUSE Board of Directors Meeting Authors: by Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Columns: The EDUCAUSE is, as I many times before, a truly exceptional group of colleagues, and it’s an honor and pleasure to work with them on behalf of the members of EDUCAUSE. I have often wished their great work was more widely known. True, members can always go to read the formal minutes of board meetings going back to the 1990s, but keeping up with the work the board does on your behalf should be easier.

OPINION: Six ways prioritizing social and emotional learning can increase graduation rates for students of color, lower suspensions

Hechinger Report - July 05, 2017 886

A few weeks into my new position as Chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, I visited a school where I asked a principal, “What’s the secret sauce of your school?” It didn’t take him long to answer: “We know every child and they know we care about them.” Great things happen for students, schools, and communities […]


The post OPINION: Six ways prioritizing social and emotional learning can increase graduation rates for students of color, lower suspensions appeared first on

VIDEO: The best ideas from last-chance high schools are reforming American education

Hechinger Report - July 04, 2017 797

Alternative schools for at-risk students – the ones who have been expelled, have dropped out, or just can’t make it in a regular high school – used to operate at the margins. But now, educational experiments started in last-chance high schools are transforming mainstream schools. In this video, step inside a school for lost kids […]


The post The best ideas from last-chance high schools are reforming American education appeared first on

How Meaningful Feedback for Teachers and Students Improves Relationships | MindShift | KQED News

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - September 06, 2017 627

Go Popular Sections Public Media for Northern California Search for: How Meaningful Feedback for Teachers and Students Improves Relationships Sean McComb confers with a student who is stuck. (Teaching Channel) By March 24, 2016 The , Sean McComb, works at a pretty average-looking high school. isn’t a school with extra funding or special dispensation to try something totally different. Students sit at desks, they rotate through periods and, in many ways, the school hasn’t revolutionized what it looks like to attend school.