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.

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report [Safia Samee Ali]

Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report — from nbcnews.com by Safia Samee Ali Excerpt: “It became too difficult financially to […]

The role of parents to a successful BYOD program

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a natural corollary to technology-based educational initiatives. Proponents of the concept cite many benefits: the immediacy of technology […]

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores [Strauss]

What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores — from by Valerie Strauss Excerpt: We completely dropped standardized tests from our application as […]

Privacy Watchdog Raises Alarms About "Spying" on Students Via Ed Tech

Results from an unscientific survey by the Electronic Frontier Foundation suggest parents and students are worried about surveillance in schools.

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