For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. In fact, parental engagement is very effective at predicting student achievement. When teachers and […]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major [Kopf & Wang]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major — from qz.com by Dan Kopf and Amy Wang Excerpt: “There is […]

University of Phoenix Phasing Out Campuses; Current Students Not Affected, School Says

University of Phoenix Phasing Out Campuses; Current Students Not Affected, School Says — from phoenixnewtimes.com by Joseph Flaherty Excerpt: The University of Phoenix plans to […]

Could technology ever be part of Montessori education?

For over a century, the Montessori method of education has given children and adolescents all around the world increased chances of living a successful adult […]

The vast majority of lessons in K-12 and lectures in higher education should be recorded. Here’s why. [Christian]

From DSC: The vast majority of the lessons being offered within K-12 and the lectures (if we’re going to continue to offer them) within higher […]

Income Share Agreements (ISA’s) don’t incentivize institutions to reduce the costs of obtaining a college degree [Christian]

From DSC: The article below caused me to reflect on the idea of using Income Share Agreements (ISAs) as a way for students to get […]

“Learning is leaving the (school) building” — and other items from Will Richardson & Bruce Dixon

From DSC: I appreciated hearing the perspectives from Bruce Dixon and Will Richardson this morning, as I listed to a webinar that they recently offered. […]

Reflections on “Report: Student loan debt reaches $1.4 trillion” [Bolkan]

Report: Student loan debt reaches $1.4 trillion — from campustechnology.com by Joshua Bolkan Excerpt: Student loan debt in the United States has grown 149 percent […]

Percentage of borrowers owing $20,000 or more doubled since 2002 [Seltzer]

Percentage of borrowers owing $20,000 or more doubled since 2002 — from insidehighered.com by Rick Seltzer Excerpt: The percentage of student loan borrowers leaving college owing […]

Share of good jobs held by those without a BA has shrunken from 60% in 1991 to 45% today.

‘Good Jobs’ Still Exist; Most Require Post-High School Education — from campustechnology.comby Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Good jobs — those that pay at least $35,000 […]

For Principals, Student Sexting a Speeding 'Freight Train,' Full of Peril

For school leaders, sexting means worries about cellphone searches, bullying prevention, child pornography laws, and difficult conversations with students and parents.

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