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Reading Curriculum That Embeds Social Emotional Learning - Everyone CAN!

<i>Aug 23, 2018</i> 2018-08-23<p>Digital Learning • Learning Support<p><b>Read to Lead</b><b>,</b> a <i>free</i> award-winning supplemental reading program from <b>Classroom, Inc</b>., is …

Education Technology

Using behavioral science to build an exercise habit

<b>(Dirima via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new scientific research project to help you get active — and keep you motivated<p>Katherine L. Milkman • Angela Duckworth<p>May 5, 2018 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Spring has finally sprung, which means bathing suit season is just …

Behavioral Sciences

Higher Ed Faculty Skeptical About Online Course Quality

Faculty members with online teaching experience are more confident in online learning outcomes than are faculty with only in-person teaching …

Hootsuite’s CEO on What He Learned from Getting Hacked on Social Media

<i>“Hey, it’s OurMine Team, we are just testing your security, please send us a message.”</i><p>Earlier this summer, that message was blasted out to my followers on Twitter… only I didn’t send it. I had been hacked.<p>It was embarrassing. I run Hootsuite, a social media management company that prides itself on …

Practices of teaching content: An innovative approach to assessment

Sponsored Content By<p><b>What if teacher licensure were more like passing a driver’s test?</b><p>Many of us recall the anticipation and excitement of taking and …

Pedagogy

What do adult students want from college?

The demographics of higher learning are changing, but traditional colleges have been slow to adapt. An adult learner-focused ranking hopes to help …

The Big Opportunity in Data Analytics

Sponsored Content By<p>If knowledge is power, as Francis Bacon suggested, its supporting partner would undoubtedly be information. The kind of …

Barnes & Noble

Courseware - Products

The content can be adjusted in relation to a learner's knowledge<p>Educators and course designers can alter learning or assessment content<p>Learners can …

Education Technology

The Rise of the Online Degree at Public and Nonprofit Universities

Like meeting your spouse on the Internet, earning a degree online went from unthinkable to mainstream in a few short decades.Despite their …

EdSurge Independent

Smithsonian Launches Learning Lab to Create, Share Resource Collections

Learning Resources<p>The Learning Lab offers tools for creativity, personalization and publishing, and will eventually evolve with user input.<p>The …

Coursera President Daphne Koller: Your old college diploma isn’t good enough for the 21st century economy

“The things you learned in college 15 years ago are no longer the skills that you need for your next job.”<p>A college degree, per the old conventional wisdom, was your ticket to a career of better work and higher pay.<p>That may still be true, but the digital economy demands ever more, Coursera …

Adaptive Learning Holds Promise for the Future of Higher Education

Sponsor Content produced by<p>As an educational model, differentiated instruction has been around since the time of Socrates. As a method of providing a …

Education Technology

Colorado State, Meet Cognii: Artificial Intelligence in Education

Psychology students at Colorado State University will be getting a technological boost next semester, thanks to a new partnership between the Fort …

Artificial Intelligence

The Missing Piece in the Debate Over College Costs

It doesn’t matter what the price tag is when the value is good.<p>Hundreds of colleges are offering programs that simply aren’t worth the expense. And while it’s difficult for families to figure out which schools are a good deal, a new report from Third Way suggests the reality is: depressingly …

The Secret Of Effective Learning May Be Less Studying, Not More

Educators are always on the look-out for ways to make their teaching more effective, and it seems the secret to effective learning may be less study not more.<p>Researchers have found evidence to support the theory that taking regular breaks helps embed learning, a finding that has implications not …

Study Skills

Why I Was Wrong About Liberal-Arts Majors

By<p>David Kalt<p>David Kalt<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p><i>David Kalt is the founder of Reverb.com, a marketplace for musical instruments and gear, and the owner of the Chicago Music Exchange, a vintage guitar store in Chicago. He also co-founded and was the former CEO of online broker optionsXpress.</i><p>As …

University of Chicago

The Average Student at a For-Profit College Was Worse Off After Attending

Undergraduates were less likely to be employed and earned smaller paychecks, largely due to high dropout rates, a new study found<p>Millions of Americans enrolled in for-profit colleges in recent years to learn a trade and find decent-paying work. A new study found devastating results for many of …

College & University

CUNY struggles, threatening public higher ed in NYC

Dive Brief:<p>Major cuts to the City University of New York have left schools with leaky roofs, inadequate facilities, crowded classrooms, depressed and …

Higher Education

30-institution partnership expands reach of Pearson's digital course materials

• More than 30 colleges have partnered with Pearson to get students more affordable digital learning materials, delivered on the first day of class.<br>• In …

Education Technology

How To Fix A Graduation Rate Of 1 In 10? Ask The Dropouts

On San Jose State University's lush inner-city campus, students in their graduation gowns pose with their families in front of ivy-covered buildings.<p>They're the lucky ones.<p>Just 10 percent of students graduate from this public university in four years. After six years, it's only a bit more than half.<p>…

Documentation

How it works<p>Odyssey.js is an open-source tool that allows you to combine maps, narratives, and other multimedia into a beautiful story. Creating new …

Internet Trends Report 2018

We use data to tell stories of business-related trends we focus on. We hope others take the ideas, build on them & make them better.<p>At 3.6B, the …

The Quiet and Careful Revolution of OER

Sponsor Content produced by<p>It has the capacity to revolutionize the generally accepted model of higher education along with the entire way students …

The Potential for Stackable Credentials: From 30,000 Feet

Stackable credentials present numerous benefits to both students and institutions, but movement is slowed by the change-averse nature of …

Higher ed's digital showcase

How colleges and universities uses ePortfolios to promote the work of students and institutionsAuthor: Marcia Layton TurnerUniversity Business, June …

The New Language of Protest

Published on May 19, 2016<p>As what some societal observers call a “new civil rights movement” begins, U.S. colleges and universities are faced with reconciling differences of opinion on a broadening set of issues: racial equality, sexual assault, Middle East policy, LGBT advocacy, mental health …

First Version of Software and Practices Under the TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) Program Released

The Internet2 community has released the first version of software and practices under the TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) …