Among the excitement of summer’s long awaited arrival, parents and educators are bracing themselves to face a familiar challenge. According to the National Summer Learning Association, “parents consistently cite summer as the most difficult time to ensure that their children have productive things to do.” … Continue reading 4 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO AVOID THE SUMMER LEARNING LOSS
For many teachers, the last few weeks of school is a strange time. Students are restlessly awaiting that final bell to mark the beginning of summer, and you know there’s little point overloading with new curriculum. For some, it’s a waiting game. For others, it’s … Continue reading TEACHER’S TOOLKIT: 5 WAYS TO FINISH THE SCHOOL YEAR LIKE A PRO!
Just as 21st century education is facing a complete reformation in the face of continuing technological advancements, higher education is undergoing its own transformation. With adaptive learning platforms moving with increasing speed into the instructional field, personalization is beginning to reveal its innovative abilities to … Continue reading HOW IS PERSONALIZATION TRANSFORMING THE HIGHER EDUCATION LANDSCAPE?
It’s no big revelation that classrooms are evolving. They’ve been changing for a long time, with some faster than others to embrace reform. Much of this change is edging us ever closer to what many consider the ideal: Student-centered education. Student-centered learning essentially means challenging … Continue reading 5 Things You See in a Student-Centered Classroom
1. BYOD Emphasizing its effectiveness in facilitating personalized learning, the 2015 NMC Horizon Report names BYOD a key trend making a significant impact on higher education. The report outlines a Bradford Network Study that revealed 85% of the responding educational institutions currently allow students to … Continue reading THE TOP 5 EDTECH TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION FOR 2015
“Are we adequately preparing our students for the 21st century workforce?” Recognizing the need for education reform to better align with a rapidly changing job market, this is a question that continues to be asked. In a recent survey, 126 CEOs were quizzed about STEM … Continue reading DO TODAY’S GRADUATES HAVE THE WORKPLACE SKILLS TO SUCCEED?
Every success story is different. Richard Branson was a dyslexic child who struggled in school whose net worth is now at 4.8 billion dollars. Steve Jobs was a free spirit and college drop-out who went on to revolutionize the computer industry. Oprah Winfrey went from … Continue reading LESSONS IN SUCCESS: WHY SELF-ASSESSMENT MATTERS