Students

How Socrates Can Help You Elevate Your Leadership

One of the most powerful, yet underutilized, leadership tools is 2,000+ years old.<p>Explaining expectations is the first coaching habit of excellent leaders, but explaining is only a one-way process. To continue building reliable performance, ask questions to initiate two-way communication and engage …

Leadership

What Happens When Students Design Their Own Assessments?

Complete Coverage<p>—Stephanie Klein-Davis for Education Week<p>For a network of Virginia public schools, student projects offer proof of …

Education

It took me seven years to graduate from college, and that’s totally okay

A few weeks ago, in the basketball stadium at the University of Utah, I heard my name called over the speakers, walked across a stage, and collected …

University of Utah

U of Arizona establishes international 'microcampuses'

Dive Brief:<p>The University of Arizona is partnering with universities throughout the world to establish ‘microcampuses’ over the next three years, …

University of Arizona

These statistics about women and student loan debt will upset you

Does your student loan debt feel crushing? Do you identify as a woman? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, you are NOT alone. In fact, …

Women's News

$20,000 scholarship for San Jose High student

Mallika Jain, a senior at San Jose High School, is among 20 students across the country awarded a $20,000 scholarship from the Foot Locker Scholar …

Foot Locker

It's Not Too Late For The Government To Embrace International Students

Earlier this year, The House of Lords passed an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill that would remove international students from net migration figures. True to form, the government quietly removed this amendment in a pre-election 'wash up' when the bill was sent back to the House …

Brexit

Is personalized learning the future? This high school thinks so.

Vista High School near San Diego will use a $10 million grant from XQ: The Super School Project to make high school more personal.<p>Vista High School has a big goal for the next four years: To make school feel smaller and more personal, even though there are thousands of students on campus.<p>Vista, …

Personalized Learning

Teacher unleashes a devastating crossover on a student in front of the entire school

We’ve seen students get the best of their teachers on the basketball court over the past few months, so it’s about time a teacher got some revenge.<p>During a student-teacher basketball game in Atlanta, teacher and assistant basketball coach Bryce Williams put one helpless student on skates with an …

Education

Advocates slam Trump's proposed education budget and call it 'an assault on the American dream'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education organizations are lashing out at President Donald Trump's budget proposal to eliminate subsidized student loans and loan forgiveness programs.<p>They say the plans contradict his promises to make college more affordable at time when student debt is ballooning. The 2018 …

Donald Trump

No Sign of Edtech In Department of Education’s Full Federal Budget Proposal

On May 23, President Trump released his highly anticipated, full budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to the U.S. Department of Education …

Education

Missing college student found dead floating in river

The body of a missing college student was found floating in the Harlem River on Monday, authorities said.<p>Jaime Morban, 22, was pulled out of the …

New York City

Elizabeth Warren Goes Nuclear on Trump and DeVos' Plan to Gut Education Beyond All Recognition

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finds herself under fire once again, this time for a proposed $10.6 billion budget cut to her department. And much as …

Education Technology

Different Learning Spaces, Different Goals

21st Century Classroom<p>Three universities share how they have tailored their classrooms for immersive learning, collaboration, large classes, …

Flipped Classroom

State aid program changes debated in several capitals

Several states are taking a hard look at high-profile student financial aid programs as they debate their budget priorities, searching for savings …

Education

Strategies to Implement Group Projects in the Online Classroom

You will note that when you click on a link, <b>a new tab will open</b> in your browser. To return to this page, close the new tab by clicking on the <b>X</b> (see …

Pedagogy

Are you a Texan with college debt? We want to hear your story | Education

For many Americans, the price of a college diploma is often clouded by thousands of dollars in student loan debt that follow them after …

Education

New PBS News Hour Video: “Trump budget promotes school choice while cutting student loan programs”

The Trump Administration has just released their budget, and it’s terrible in many, many ways.<p>Here’s how it could impact schools:<p><i>Related</i><p>Author: Larry …

Education

Taking college entrance exam again

To study at elite Chinese institutions such as Peking University and Tsinghua University is the dream of many students taking the upcoming annual …

Education

The Art of Business Improv: Embrace Change and Lead Dynamic Teams

Date of Event: May 24, 2017 <br>Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern <br>Fee: Complimentary <br>Meeting Number: 17945-00001<p>Attending this Webcast is free. …

Flipped Classroom

Canadian universities see surge of international students

Canadian universities may have a more international feel this fall.<p>Enrolment of international students will be sharply higher, universities say, and …

University of British Columbia

Transforming Education, One Student At A Time

Personalized learning is a hot topic in the field of education right now. Aside from some remote exceptions, the concept has struggled to gain broad adoption. Conversations with those working across the sector echo what we’re hearing from thought leaders – that there are some critical barriers …

Personalized Learning

What Community Colleges Do That Universities Don’t

In tiny Watertown, South Dakota — in the middle of America — one community college is doing the unthinkable. Six months after graduation, 99% of …

Education

This math whiz is getting a master’s in the subject — before graduating high school

Full screen<p>1/3 SLIDES © Family photo/courtesy of Stephanie Mui<p>2/3 SLIDES © Family photo/courtesy of Stephanie Mui<p>3/3 SLIDES © Family photo/courtesy …

Mathematics Education

No one can tell why this completely normal shirt got an honor student suspended

A high school honor student with a 4.4 GPA has been suspended over an alleged dress code violation, preventing her from participating in senior class …

Dress Codes

Oxford University student Lavinia Woodward: 'No guarantees' over return

<b>An Oxford University student who stabbed her ex-boyfriend might not be allowed to return to her studies.</b><p>Lavinia Woodward, 24, attacked the man at Christ Church college, while she was under the influence of drink and drugs.<p>At Oxford Crown Court, Judge Ian Pringle QC said the "extraordinary" student …

Christ Church

The deficit model is a business model, and ed-tech is a monster.

The deficit model is a business model. The assessment and ed-tech industries will not easily let it go. This business model prevents public education …

Education Technology

When Colleges Dangle Money to Lure Students Who Ignored Them

In the minds of parents and teenagers going through the college application process, May 1 is a magic date. At that point, you’ll have made your decision, sent in a deposit, bought a sticker for your car window and posted your choice on social media.<p>This year, however, scores of teenagers had …

May 1

The tyranny of competence: why it is bad for us to be ‘good enough’

Our modern working lives are ruled by the concept of competence. Competence based interviews are used to decide if we should get a job. If we do get …

Pedagogy

Campus Buzz - NIIT University: MBA and BTech, MTech & PhD Engineering Courses in Computer Science, Biotechnology, ICT, Educational Technology and Bio-informatics - NIIT University: MBA and BTech, MTech & PhD Engineering Courses in Computer Science, Biotechnology, ICT, Educational Technology and Bio-informatics

PeerXP – Startup by NU students shortlisted for the Grand Finale of Global BusinessIdea Hackathon<p>Startup by NU students shortlisted for the Grand …

Education Technology