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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women

Entirely <b>free</b> for all participants.<p>Funded for eligible participants by the Goldman Sachs Foundation.<p>What our graduates have to say<p>"There are great …

Goldman Sachs

Brookings created a blueprint to help countries around the world radically transform education

Listen to any politician anywhere, and you will hear that education is the salve for all social ills. Inequality? Education will make the poor upwardly mobile. Job automation? Teach students the skills that robots can’t replicate.<p>Yet few countries have a serious game plan. When the Brookings …

Education

Why teachers shouldn’t be afraid of other languages being spoken in the classroom

More than 20% of all primary school and 16% of secondary school children in the UK speak languages other than English. And there are now more than …

Language Learning

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning

Two studies on elementary schools published in June 2018 point to the importance giving teachers and students plenty of time to form relationships. …

Education

Girls thrive with women teachers: a study in Francophone Africa

Over the past few decades most advanced countries have witnessed two striking reversals of the gender gap. First, teaching has become a profession …

Ivory Coast

Cross-Curricular Literacy Improves Students' Test Scores--and Lives

By Maggie Coleman<p>It's true that literacy skills are the building blocks of how we think, communicate, and read. We may not realize it, but they're …

Teaching

5 Good Ways for Ed Leaders to Make Teachers Feel as Important as They Are

It’s May, and once again it’s Teacher Appreciation Month. Appreciation and recognition of our teachers is so important. Now, as a former site leader, …

Teaching

How ed tech worship erodes great teaching – according to someone who works in ed tech

Around the turn of the century, I left a full-time teaching job at one of the few genuinely world-class schools in the UK to work in the education …

Teaching

This Is How Much the Average Teacher Spends on School Supplies – From Their Own Wallets

If you think that your child's <i>school</i> pays for school supplies, not only are you wrong, but you probably owe your kid's teacher an apology . . . and maybe even a Target gift card.<p>According to a new report prepared by the National Center For Education Statistics, nearly all public school teachers pay …

Education

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Entrepreneurship

What teachers spend themselves for classroom needs

<b>WASHINGTON -</b> Every year Anna Graven dips into her modest teacher salary and spends her own money to buy bulletin boards, pencils, paper, highlighters …

Teaching

Teacher shortages are forcing schools to import educators

Adrian Calabano, 23, left his native Philippines to fill a void of teachers in a Nevada suburb. He said he sold his car to pay for his flight and …

Education

OPINION: What’s the high-tech tradeoff for students and teachers?

When technology is offered to schools free of charge, it always comes with the promise of improving teaching and learning. It also often comes with a …

Education

The Startup President: How France's Macron Nearly Built An EdTech Company

Today, exactly one year into the most audacious presidency France has ever seen, Emmanuel Macron has charmed Trump, cracked open stodgy labour laws and made the French look more business-friendly than ever. But it could have all been so different. Just a few years before becoming head of state, …

Startups

The ed-tech promise

A couple of days ago, I reached out to Vinod Karate, who is the Founder-CEO of a start-up called the Teacher app. Through our 15-minute conversation, …

Education Technology

Why Solving the Teacher Shortage Is Critical for Edtech

Opinion | Edtech Business<p>Why Solving the Teacher Shortage Is Critical for Edtech<p>By Nicola Soares     May 14, 2018<p>By Everett …

Education Technology

A Complete Video Guide to Google Forms

A Tour of Google Forms If you are new to Google Forms or are an advanced user this playlist of 57 short videos will help you know more about Google …

Playlist

'It should be easy to apply for teaching. It isn't'

I want to be a teacher… Get me into here! The crisis of recruitment into the profession is not abating, but is there enough of the right sort of help …

Teaching

Are Labels Preventing Students from Succeeding?

Labels play a big role in conversations at school. We have "struggling students," "students who suffer from trauma," "gifted students," and "special …

Pedagogy

What If We Did Things Differently? What If All Students Enjoyed School? by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Every teacher knows what’s best for children, so why aren’t we doing it?<p>Imagine having your preconceived ideas about teaching …

Teaching

Are ebooks dying or thriving? The answer is yes

It is a heartwarming story: In spite of the endless onslaught of digital content, American readers have collectively put down their screens and decided to embrace once more that beloved tactile rectangular prism that reminds us, with its weight at the bottom of our bags, of its immeasurable heft. …

Writing

Playlists: A Path to Personalized Learning

One reason I am such a big advocate for blended learning is that using the various models allow me to spend more time on the aspects of my job that I …

Education Technology

New York City is honoring 17 exceptional teachers. Here’s who they are.

New York City has named 17 teachers winners of Big Apple Awards, a competitive prize that rewards “exceptional success” in instruction, impact on …

Teaching

Assigning Homework In the Digital Age: The Benefits of Virtual Classrooms

Over the past few decades, schools have relied on computer technology for delivering educational content or equipping students with resources to …

Digital Age

Why Schools Are Superior to Startups When It Comes to Building Edtech

Today’s teachers are expert innovators. They create classrooms designed to maximize student learning, and do everything from fine-tuning lesson plans …

Education Technology

Will Online Education Replace Classroom Education Anytime Soon?

<i>Is online education going to replace classroom education soon? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Deepak Reddy, Vice Chairman at Aditya Educational Institutions, on Quora:</b><p>E-learning …

Education Technology

Indiana schools might struggle to hire teachers, but there’s no shortage of ways to become one

Indiana has been tweaking its teacher licensure policies for years, but recent concerns over teacher shortages have prompted lawmakers to get more …

Education

What makes a great teacher?

So far in 2018, we've had National Hugging Day (21 January), National Random Act of Kindness Day (17 February) and a personal favourite of the staff …

Teaching

Westfield High School Ranked Among The Best In The U.S.

U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.<p>WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School was ranked among the best …

High School

Rome's "secret garden" reopens after three decades

The Eternal City’s real life secret garden is officially open to the public.<p>The <i>Horti Farnesiani</i>, also known as the Farnese Gardens, had until recently been sealed off for over 30 years. Following a painstaking restoration, the enigmatic gardens can now be visited until October in the city’s brand …

Italy