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Focus on vocational training forsakes girls

A resurgence in vocational training for blue-collar jobs in some schools may leave female students behind when they enter the workforce, according to research out of Cornell.

July 1, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Teacher survey gets at professional learning preferences

The 2016 Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey Report from the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA focuses on online professional learning for teachers.

July 1, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

How to determine whether ed tech is effective

With education technology purchases way up in schools, teachers and administrators have to consider when the purchases are a waste of money or truly helping students learn.

July 1, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Should colleges abandon the faculty tenure system?

Losses to branding, research could counter the cost-savings benefits.

July 1, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Study: MOOC learning outcomes unchanged by customized instruction

Massive Open Online Courses continue to attract students seeking online learning options, but continue to underperform in completion metrics.

July 1, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Higher ed needs to play trendsetter role in the 'Internet of Things'

With a simple view of data points and analytical trends, campus leaders may provide deeper insight on how to best position students for jobs post-graduation.

July 1, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Colleges work to build donor base among young alumni

Universities are trying new methods, including giving competitions, to bolster donations among recent graduates.

July 1, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Breaking down 7 assumptions about student access

Instead of focusing on the assumptions college leaders make about student access, time and resources may be better spent creating the awareness and engagement necessary to breed success.

July 1, 2016 / Jarrett Carter (Education Dive)

Education suffers when teachers are easy scapegoats

Education reformers are trying to take away teacher tenure and seniority protections, as well as mandatory union dues in states like California, but that strategy starts with blaming teachers.

July 1, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)

Research shows the benefits of early childhood education on math, reading

A new report by American Institutes for Research looks at math and reading scores of students who were home with their parents or other relatives, attended daycare, and went to preschool before kindergarten.

July 1, 2016 / Tara García Mathewson (Education Dive)