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Certificates, badges, stackable master’s degrees, and other short-format credentials appear to be a big countercyclical enrollment opportunity for universities. We've outlined six insights on the market realities and challenges of launching certificate programs.
Although teachers are experimenting with hands-on learning assignments and online break-out sessions to engage students during online classes, many teachers still notice only a handful of students actively participate on a regular basis. Here are three easy to implement---yet often overlooked—ways to help boost students’ engagement in a synchronous virtual classroom.
In student centered math classes, students reason mathematically, communicate their mathematical thinking to other students, connect math concepts to their experiences, and solve complex, real world math problems rather than solely memorizing procedures. This research explores how districts implement student-centered instruction in math at the high school level. This research focuses on the outcomes of these reforms. The research also addresses how profiled districts train and support teachers and assess the outcomes of student-centered instruction.
Develop and Implement Schoolwide Expertise in Science-Based Reading Instruction On-Demand Webconference
This on-demand webconference focuses on building principal knowledge and teacher expertise and highlights ways to transfer practitioner knowledge into classroom action.
District choose to change school start times for a variety of reasons—the most common reasons we found were to support students and improve district transportation. This report examines how to implement a change in school start time, and what effects a stakeholders experience from a change in start time.
This report explores exemplary gifted and talented programs at public school districts.
These career readiness programs —which last anywhere from a few days to a full week—aim to deliver practical career advising to students.
Guessing helps students engage in a 'productive struggle,' according to a new psychological study.
Enrollment patterns are changing. Students are flocking toward professional degree tracks and away from the arts and humanities. When Virginia Tech incorporated enrollment performance into academic program review, faculty became more engaged in recruitment and designing prospect-friendly programs. Though the process takes only five minutes per program, it helped campus leaders turn around struggling programs—the majority of which now operate at full capacity.
The revised curriculums emphasize experiential learning opportunities that help student close the hard—and soft—skills gap.