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Purpose Powered Education

Purpose Powered Education

What if we put purpose, this motivating driver, at the center of education? “What if purpose were the purpose of education?” Dr. Heather Malin, Director of Research at the...

Using the ‘pick three’ method to avoid burnout in higher education

Using the ‘pick three’ method to avoid burnout in higher education

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead,” I would often say at college when I’d pulled an all-nighter, got up early to prepare for an exam or watched the sun rise or set at my job as a front...

School Facebook Pages and Privacy Concerns: What Educators Need to Know

School Facebook Pages and Privacy Concerns: What Educators Need to Know

School Facebook pages offer a fun space to swap pictures of the most recent chorus concert or field day, build an online school community, and boost school spirit. But they also...

Using immersive tech to enrich healthcare education

Using immersive tech to enrich healthcare education

The pedagogies of constructivism suggest that students can gain significant benefits by “doing or being” as part of their learning experience. The ability to introduce practical...

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Going To End Affirmative Action In Higher Education

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Going To End Affirmative Action In Higher Education

In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard University and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina, white and Asian students claim that the use of race in...

To Make STEM Inclusive, Students Need to Feel They Belong

To Make STEM Inclusive, Students Need to Feel They Belong

The debate over the firing of NYU organic chemistry Prof. Maitland Jones Jr. misses the point: It’s neither that his tests were too hard nor that his Gen Z students were too...

The Power of Feedback Revisited: A Meta-Analysis of Educational Feedback Research

The Power of Feedback Revisited: A Meta-Analysis of Educational Feedback Research

A meta-analysis (435 studies, k = 994, N > 61,000) of empirical research on the effects of feedback on student learning was conducted with the purpose of replicating and...

10 Strategies to Strengthen Instruction and Learning

10 Strategies to Strengthen Instruction and Learning

Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. Sunday, September 30, 2018 10 Strategies to Strengthen Instruction and Learning When I think back to my training to become a...

How education culture wars have shaped the midterms

How education culture wars have shaped the midterms

Education has not dominated national political headlines this midterm cycle and TV ads have focused primarily on inflation, crime, and abortion. Yet education issues have...

Young kids benefit from play. But what should it look like in pre-K? - MindShift

Young kids benefit from play. But what should it look like in pre-K? - MindShift

Young kids benefit from play. But what should it look like in pre-K? A student at Impact Salish Sea Elementary feeds a doll during a morning play session.  (Jackie Mader/The...

The role of teachers in ending school violence and bullying - World Education Blog

The role of teachers in ending school violence and bullying - World Education Blog

Authored by Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director General Education, UNESCO; Antara Ganguli, Director, UNGEI Secretariat; Chloe Fevre, Director Safe to Learn; James O’Higgins...

Can Educators and Police Predict the Next School Shooter?

Can Educators and Police Predict the Next School Shooter?

Every school shooting can be stopped — but educators and police must identify youth with an affinity for violence and spring to action before a single shot is fired. That’s the...