All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

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At the Telstar Freshman Academy in Maine, service learning is included as part of the curriculum. Bailey Fraser, 15 (left), and her stepsister Leah Kimball, 15, volunteer with Edible Bethel during their service learning block. Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Future of Learning.

LeBron James’ College Promise Starts Long Before Tuition Fees Are Waived

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The school’s wrap-around approach to serving the whole child includes providing breakfast and daily 15-minute social-emotional learning circles for students, who attend school year-round from 9 a.m. The school currently hosts grades three and four, and plans to add grade levels to reach first through eighth grade by 2022. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

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Please Listen to Teachers: It’s Not Safe to Go Back to School Yet

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After that, we'll learn to live with it. Lawrence Gostin, the director of the WHO Center on Public Health and Human Rights, believes we will not have a semblance of normalcy until summer 2022.

Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

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“Virtual” learning may be on the upswing—corporate VR learning, that is. The human resources advisory firm Future Workplace and Mursion, which provides VR simulations, commissioned a survey of more than 300 corporate learning leaders in organizations with at least 1,000 employees.

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What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

Analysts expect machine learning to play an important role in 2019, offering support for tasks that may require more time, energy and training than teachers and administrators have at their disposal. While autonomous school buses may be far down the road, companies like RobotLAB are already designing interactive learning experiences that incorporate autonomous machine s to teach programming. What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Esports Emerge as Learning and Social Catalyst in Schools

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They can sit with people who are equal to or maybe a bit better at gaming to learn from them, putting ego aside. Esports is also a professional industry that in 2018, generated $906 million in revenue, and has the potential of reaching $3 billion by 2022. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

New Data Highlight Disparities In Students Learning In Person vs. Remotely

MindShift

Education Department has released the first in a series of school surveys intended to provide a national view of learning during the pandemic. City schools, the survey found, are less likely than rural schools to offer full-time, in-person classes. The U.S.

What to Know About Miguel Cardona, Biden’s Pick for Education Secretary

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In 2013, he became Meriden’s assistant superintendent for teaching and learning. 17, Cardona addressed Connecticut educators directly, noting that the safety measures put in place have been sufficient to make in-person learning relatively low-risk for students and staff this fall. “If

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“Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” Via The Daily Times : “Blount County Schools building new options to personalize learning.” ” Boy, it seems as though “personalized learning” is really just code for “virtual charter schools.” “Big Venture Investments in HR Startups & What it Means for Education” by Learn Capital’s Tom Vander Ark.

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