Institutions scramble to recruit and retain international students – Education Article

Shuai “Eddy” Jiang, a rising junior at Boston College, on Acorn Street in Boston. Jiang is from China and chose to remain in Massachusetts through the pandemic. Many colleges and universities anticipate a sharp decrease in international students for fall 2020. Credit: Courtesy of Shuai Eddy Jiang. When Boston College started emptying dorms and moving classes online because of the coronavirus, Shuai “Eddy” Jiang thought about where he should live during the pandemic. “The question was if I should go…

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Free resources for middle and high school. – Education Article

Philippe Cousteau, Jr.’s environmental youth leadership organization EarthEcho International offers its free environmental education resources to teachers, students, and families affected by school closings due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Resources are available immediately via the EarthEcho Website: www.EarthEcho.org The resources, many of which are designed to satisfy national and state education standards, are a collection of live virtual events, recorded videos and short activities designed by teachers and EarthEcho’s education team to support high-quality experiential learning. Most of the videos…

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Multimedia content personalizes learning | Ask a Tech Teacher – Education Article

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Josemaría Carazo Abolafia, is an educational researcher and teacher who lives in Spain–and doesn’t own a car! He has a Masters in Ed from Penn State University (any Nittany Lion fans out there?) and is working on his EdD. Josemaria and I share the belief that “…[technology] must be transparent, like a lens; otherwise, it hinders learning.” Here’s his take on the use of videos in education: People can learn more deeply from words and pictures…

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NAEP Test Scores Show How Stupid We Are… To Pay Attention to NAEP Test Scores – Education Article

 Brace yourselves!   America’s NAEP test scores in 2019 stayed pretty much the same as they were in 2018!   And the media typically set its collective hair on fire trying to interpret the data.   Sometimes called the Nations Report Card, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test is given to a random sampling of elementary, middle and high school students in member countries to compare the education systems of nations.   And this year there was one…

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Page not found | TeacherToolkit Well, that’s annoying! Try again … Latest Videos Podcast Channel The 5 Minute Lesson Plan Archives Archives Select Month June 2019  (12) May 2019  (30) April 2019  (29) March 2019  (31) February 2019  (33) January 2019  (40) December 2018  (35) November 2018  (40) October 2018  (38) September 2018  (27) August 2018  (14) July 2018  (25) June 2018  (45) May 2018  (40) April 2018  (32) March 2018  (44) February 2018…

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International education programs in an age of isolation – Education Article

The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times’s education supplement, Learning. ‘Developing relationships across seas’ In the United States, men who take particular care of their physical appearance are widely considered to be less masculine. Noa Fay, 18, thought that was a standard belief. But in a gender studies course through the Global Online Academy, or GOA, Noa heard from classmates in Kenya, Hong Kong, England, India and South…

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Podcast 48: How Can Teachers Set The Standard? – Education Article

Podcast 48: How Can Teachers Set The Standard? | TeacherToolkit 18th May 201917th May 2019 @TeacherToolkit 70 Views #TTkitPodcast, accountability, Brave, business, Education Manifesto, headship, Keynote, leadership, Podcast, Richard Gerver, speaker, The Assumption of Excellence, Workload Reading Time: 1 minute What would you miss about education if you stepped out of teaching, and can teachers hold themselves to account? Our 48th podcast interview is with Richard Gerver who worked in education as a primary school teacher and a head teacher…

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How the world fails in educating refugee girls – Education Article

KAKUMA, Kenya—A sea of 76 students in bright violet uniforms with pointed white collars confronted Jessica Deng as she stepped into her classroom. The students – all girls in the eighth grade – crowded around worn wooden desks and battered textbooks as she briskly set them to work on a math problem calculating the speed of someone who travels 80 kilometers in 4 hours. The equatorial sun had begun to heat up the September day and burned through the curtainless…

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