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Classroom Technology The Future of Blended Learning: What Educators Need to Know
More than two-thirds of educators expect their use of blended learning to increase during the 2021-22 school year.
Alyson Klein, September 14, 2021
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Reading & Literacy Creator of 1619 Project Launching After-School Literacy Program
The 1619 Freedom School, led by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, will make its curriculum a free online resource in 2022.
Ileana Najarro, September 7, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Five Strategies for Implementing Accelerated Learning
Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher share suggestions on how to carry out accelerated learning, including through building student confidence.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 16, 2021
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Classroom Technology Accelerating Learning: Tech Advice to Make It Happen
Accelerating learning through technology isn't as easy as putting a kid in front of a computer, experts and educators say.
Alyson Klein, July 20, 2021
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Teaching Understanding Learning ‘Acceleration’: Going Slow to Go Fast
Acceleration is sold as the way to fill academic holes left by less-than-ideal learning conditions last school year. But there are caveats.
Stephen Sawchuk & Liana Loewus, June 22, 2021
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Curriculum What's the Best Way to Address Unfinished Learning? It's Not Remediation, Study Says
A new study suggests acceleration may be a promising strategy for addressing unfinished learning in math after a pandemic year.
Sarah Schwartz, May 24, 2021
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Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy Issues
Reading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.
Seth Feldman, April 11, 2021
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Student Achievement Students Lost Time and Learning in the Pandemic. What 'Acceleration' Can Do to Help
A strategy that gives more learning time in small groups of students without taking time away from core instruction.
Stephen Sawchuk, August 19, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness 'Transition' Class Boosted College Credits But Not Learning
A study finds that students who took a ‘transition’ math class in high school were able to skip remedial classes in college but learning didn’t improve.
Stephen Sawchuk, November 13, 2018
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Brandon Velazquez, left, works after class with Carlos Munoz, an instructor and advisor at Eastern Washington University. Velasquez credits a transition course he took as a high school senior with helping him succeed in college. “I was a little worried when I first got here, but everything’s coming pretty easy to me,” he says.
Brandon Velazquez, left, works after class with Carlos Munoz, an instructor and advisor at Eastern Washington University. Velasquez credits a transition course he took as a high school senior with helping him succeed in college. “I was a little worried when I first got here, but everything’s coming pretty easy to me,” he says.
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College & Workforce Readiness H.S. Classes Offer Bypass to Remedial Courses
Twelfth graders who take and pass the transition classes can enroll directly in credit-bearing courses in college.
Catherine Gewertz, October 25, 2016
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School & District Management Digital Divide Evolves in Fla. Schools, Study Finds
Researchers at the recent American Educational Research Association summit discussed findings on socioeconomic disparities in how K-12 technology is used, and ed-tech's potential as a tool for social justice.
Benjamin Herold, April 19, 2016
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College & Workforce Readiness Report Finds Higher Education Slow to Adapt to Common Core
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
Caralee J. Adams, July 22, 2014
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