New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many

The Hechinger Report

And many of these students are priced out,” said Mark Huelsman, who studies education trends as a senior analyst at the left-leaning policy organization D?mos. The post New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

Here are four trends in personalized learning we’ll be watching unfold in the coming year: 1. As we’ve written about before , efforts to bolster nonacademic health and wellness can tackle access gaps without actually driving learning.

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Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? Tara Linney: The piece of tech is definitely different apps that exist for the sole purpose of replacing a quiz. Stew Greenberg Stew Greenberg: Definitely digital scantrons.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. But other departments already provide the backbone (internet connectivity, access to hardware, etc) and can afford – even desire – to let Domain projects go on. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTE

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

On March 30 we had Jim Groom as our Future Trends Forum guest. But other departments already provide the backbone (internet connectivity, access to hardware, etc) and can afford – even desire – to let Domain projects go on. Future Trends Forum Bava FTTE

10 Inspired Tech Trends Every Teacher Should Know About

Edsurge

The bevy of tech tips and trends brightening their classrooms—including 360-degree video, thoughtful ways to use Alexa, and the sleeper Google tool for improving note-taking and research. I think the phenomena of the infographic syllabus has been an effort by many teachers to make that document more accessible, more real,” she explains. “We It’s back to school season, and these teachers are excited.

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Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Back at ALA Midwinter, I was honored to present on LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel , with fellow panelists Kate Tkacik, Suzanne Wulf, Becky Yoose, James Neal and Cynthia Dudenhoffer. Each of us was initially assigned two trends to explore and discuss.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Imagine putting a high definition 3D television set inside cool goggles. Furthermore, those pictures can be stored and accessed later when needed. Memorization may become even more irrelevant as facts become more accessible. Innovation News & Trends Technology Tools

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The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Philly Teacher

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries. When asked what the biggest challenges to integrating technology into PBL were I answered, “access.” This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators from all over the country.

Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

That would be definitely the way I would describe our student. I think the course has to be tailored to your school’s needs and to what your school has access to as far as technology goes.

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Breaking the Blockbuster Model

CUE

Recently, I’ve been a part of some really good conversations around trends in grading practices , parent access to the classroom curriculum , and use of UDL. Otherwise, provide physical copies of materials so that their access isn’t curtailed.

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Learning Should Be Fun: Gaming for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

And, in the last few years, the explosion in device ownership means technology hurdles – both in access and digital literacy – are lowering. The amount of practice is also maximized by providing a playful experience accessible whenever the learner opens the app. Play, by definition, is fun. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Research Researchers Tools and Best Practices Trends and Thought Leadership

How to Keep Students at the Center of Your Digital Transformation

Edsurge

Student agency is a top priority at Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia, and it definitely shows in their approach to technology implementation. Frederick County Public Schools will be among the first schools in North America to have access to this platform.

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The students disappearing fastest from American campuses? Middle-class ones

The Hechinger Report

Alarmed by this trend, some universities and colleges have started channeling more financial aid to middle-class students. We were concerned about this trend of the hollowing out of the middle class. But we were concerned about this trend of the hollowing out of the middle class.

A few silver linings emerge in a dark time of closed schools

The Hechinger Report

She’s seen signs that online learning may create more access to higher education for some students, and she’s also come across stories of colleges pitching in to offer emergency help. DELECE SMITH-BARROW: I think these waivers will definitely change the admission cycle.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

He asks : What are the projections for the size of the middle class assuming current economic and demographic trends? First, it’s worth noting that talking about the middle class can be tricky because there’s no universal definition.

Some colleges start using their long winter breaks to help students plan for jobs

The Hechinger Report

One who came back early to Scripps, Nicole Greenberg, said that, when she’s home between semesters, “There’s definitely a lot of asking what I’m going to do when I graduate.” I definitely do consider college to be an investment,” she said. “I’m

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Americans don’t realize state funding for higher ed is falling, new poll finds

The Hechinger Report

Falling behind the likes of South Korea, Canada and Russia in the proportion of people with degrees “is not a trend we can tolerate if we’re going to continue to be competitive in a global knowledge economy,” said Reilly. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Racial diversity as a financial necessity at state universities

The Hechinger Report

If we don’t pay attention to demographic trends, many of our institutions are going to be left out in the cold for decades,” Alexander said. My teacher specifically made the class hard, and she told my mom, ‘He should definitely look into something in the STEM majors.’”.

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In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

The Hechinger Report

The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. The disparity serves as an extreme example of similar trends across the United States, where the children of higher-income families go to better colleges than those from lower-income ones.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

billion, is bucking a national trend — most other states are continuing to reduce, not increase, their higher education budgets. The trend peaked during the recession that began in 2008, when UC hiked undergraduate tuition by nearly a third in a single year.

How to Boost Classroom Engagement With the Tech Tool That 'Always Works'

Edsurge

The teachers who have access to Vivi-enabled classrooms have been using more interactive tools to engage their students, so it's made them feel more confident in being able to quickly connect, share, show something, get feedback from students. And teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on. teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on.

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The Hot New Education Trend That No One is Talking About

Philly Teacher

Definition from Oxford Dictionaries. When asked what the biggest challenges to integrating technology into PBL were I answered, “access.” This past week I have been spending a lot of time with some really smart educators from all over the country.

Lessons from a school without walls

The Hechinger Report

Although definitions vary broadly, personalized learning endeavors to design educational experiences that suit an individual student’s abilities and interests. The Hellerup School, meanwhile, has always emphasized student access to technology, although it has adjusted policies over time.

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How one city has been tackling the swelling scourge of brain drain

The Hechinger Report

We definitely are talking a lot about that,” said GSoft’s Pradon. All of these trends have far-reaching effects on the economy, and worsen divisions between areas where it’s growing and those often rural or declining industrial regions where it’s not.

With enrollment sliding, liberal arts colleges struggle to make a case for themselves

The Hechinger Report

We definitely have those students who are baristas one year out, but they’re also writing a novel on the side,” said Kathryn Foster, president of the University of Maine at Farmington, which also focuses on the liberal arts. Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

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Some parts of teaching are BETTER with remote learning. Here’s how to leverage that.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

First off, if you are feeling like that, you are definitely NOT a bad teacher for enjoying this new way of interacting with your students. Marilyn said, “Online instruction allows my students near-instant access to read aloud technology that they often don’t ask for in the classroom.

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Many state flagship universities leave black and Latino students behind

The Hechinger Report

We definitely see it; it bothers me every day,” said Amy Jarich, Berkeley’s associate vice chancellor for admissions and enrollment. An exception to the western trend is the University of New Mexico. Higher Ed News Higher education access Race

Friday 5 — 10.23.2015

Perry Hewitt

If so, this 136-slide Activate 2016 Tech and Media Outlook is definitely worth the time. Facebook is now making public posts — all 2 trillion of them — accessible via its powerful search engine. Friday Five analytics facebook Friday5 instagram privacy research social trends vr

Transfer students start getting more of the credits they’ve already earned

The Hechinger Report

“Regardless of the institution where you work, if you’re a president or the dean of admissions, you’re very aware of these trends,” said Devorah Lieberman, president of the University of La Verne, near Los Angeles. It was definitely a grind.”

How to Tame the ‘Interoperability Beast’ and Reduce Your Data Integration Burden

Edsurge

But with easy access to data comes visibility into students’ successes, struggles and—most importantly—their needs. So it’s not just taking information from a student information system into Canvas, but also vice versa—definitely not the easiest thing to build. Education Technology Interoperability Assessments Technology Trends School Infrastructure Big Data Data PrivacyData integration baffles even the most edtech-savvy districts.

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How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree

The Hechinger Report

Interdisciplinary alliances have come to comprise a fast-growing trend for entrepreneurial humanities departments. Higher Ed News Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Solutions

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Good news for college applicants: Getting in is easier than they think

The Hechinger Report

College definitely was not on my to-do list.” If those odds sound good, demographic trends suggest they’re about to get even better. This has helped thwart efforts to make college more accessible to low-income families.

How To Add Rigor To Anything

TeachThought - Learn better.

By definition, transfer requires a student to apply knowledge in new and unfamiliar situations, an inherently rigorous process. Rigor is Always Accessible. The above is a purposefully absurd idea, but the premise is clear: Rigor is always accessible.

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