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Not enough students have mentors, and we must change that

The Hechinger Report

Startups and established tech companies are providing a crash course in entrepreneurship, sending engineers and designers into public schools to mentor students. Schools and businesses can meet halfway to close the mentorship gap. But not enough companies provide these opportunities.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

The Title I program identifies what fiscal resources schools need, but Congress hasn’t allocated enough resources to meet those needs. Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash.

Rangatiratanga: How Tapping Into New Zealand’s Indigenous Concepts Sparked New Educational Gains

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You are meeting the learners in the Manaiakalani education program. Finally in 2001, the school leadership and the parents jointly engaged in a painful analysis that lead to a profound conclusion: If we don’t change, the results won’t change. Manaiakalani Digital Teaching Academy teachers meet for their training day. The fund provided confidence to the financing company in case parents defaulted on their payments.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: Step 1: Join us at the online meeting room on Zoom ([link] Step 2: We are going to play a Kahoot game to learn some things about Amazon. The moderators of this session represent communities that have been meeting and collaborating online for well over a decade now.

Why ‘Black Box’ Software Isn’t Ready to Teach College

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Specifically she worries that some companies have made their products a “black box” that professors and researchers can’t understand or control. Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education who previously worked in the private sector, stresses that she’s not against software companies. That was way back in 2001.

DEBT WITHOUT DEGREE: Gaps in financial aid, funding contribute to growing number of Georgians with college loans and no college degree

The Hechinger Report

This has happened as Georgia officials – like those in many other states – are pushing to increase the number of young residents who have some kind of post-secondary education.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

To be sure, ongoing ill will over NCLB influenced the bitter, drawn-out negotiations over the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which became ESSA (NCLB was also a reauthorization of the 1965 act).

Live and Interactive with Roger Schank on "Our Broken Education System"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is CEO of Socratic Arts , a company whose goal is to design and implement learning-by-doing, story-centered curricula in schools, universities, and corporations. In order to get computers to learn, Schank realized, they would have to have expectations and they would have to know when new events failed to meet those expectations. For the EPA this meant running a public meeting and dealing with an angry populace.