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Bad at Math? Maybe It’s in Your Head

We’ve written about the lack of representation of women in STEM-related fields. Minority and low-income students are also under-represented. The truth of the matter, though, is that everyone could b

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‘Tis the Season: Winter Holidays in the Classroom

From October through the end of the semester, students’ minds are torn between their lessons and a wide range of extracurricular and family activities that take place over Halloween, Thanksgiving an

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The Promise Of Open Educational Resources

Teachers Have Opportunities to Explore and Create in a Digital Environment"The tyranny of the textbook" is a situation familiar to all instructors; technology opens up opportunities to escape from

  • September 27, 2016|
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Do Librarians Face Extinction?

Librarians Shifting from “Quiet Please” to “Let’s Meet!”The maker movement—the idea of getting students engaged in creating things on their own through hands-on interaction, often, but

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Applied Learning Comes of Age, Fueled by STEM and Tech

Applied learning—the direct student creation of apps, objects, products, and content through the intelligent use of technology, plus hands-on problem-solving—is no longer just about makerspaces or

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Use ESSA Funds For Best Outcomes

Exploring ESSA ImpactsAs school districts consider the impacts and opportunities of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) they need to strategically manage their purchasing to ensure they are achi

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Employers Place Stock In Digital Badges

If You Can’t Beat Them…LinkedIn, the social network that emerged as a new way of connecting employers with potential job candidates, has also been largely behind the growth in the use of digit

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Ever Considered Year-Round?

What Is a School Year?Parents in Raleigh are worried that their year-round school calendar might be converted back to a more traditional timeframe. Year-round schooling has been proposed in other

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Predictive Analytics Going Too Far?

The Problems and Potential of Predictive AnalyticsData is being increasingly used in higher ed to predict which students will succeed and which won’t. As one provost says in this article: “We

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Nontraditional Avenues To Higher Ed

Gaining Insights Into Nontraditional Students Needs and PreferencesIf you can't beat them, join them, or so goes the old saying. But that's just what some universities, like Harvard, are doing whe

  • August 03, 2016|
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