8 Ways Schools Can Form a Better Relationship With the Media

We live in a media obsessed society—and media literacy isn't just for students. Educators need it too. Learning to interact with the press is a big part of that because too often schools find themselves reacting to news coverage, instead of helping shape it themselves.“There's a lot of good stuff that goes on in school districts that we're not aware of, especially if teachers, principals and communications people aren't telling us,” says Alia Malik, an education reporter for the San Antonio Express-News.

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The ‘O’ in ‘OPM’ Could Stand for ‘Outsourcing’

In their op-ed here in EdSurge, Harris Pastides and Randy Best made the “pro” case for Online Program Managers. They started off by telling an origin story of sorts, tracing the OPM (as it is known) back to the enrollment management companies of the 1970s. I am not going to make the counterpoint case, since I am a utilitarian when it comes to OPMs. But I contrast with a little more complexity than they present.

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How OPMs are the Modern Enrollment Managers

In the 1970s, when American higher-education faced stagnant enrollment after the Baby Boomers graduated, many colleges and universities turned to outside experts to help them reach a new generation of students. These consultants brought marketing savvy from consumer-product companies to appeal to prospective students, all while admissions deans kept their focus on shaping the academic side of incoming classes. This era ushered in a term and a function now ubiquitous throughout higher education: enrollment management.

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La RAE crea un juego en Twitter ¡Y se hace viral!

La Real Academia Española de encuentra una manera divertida y novedosa de generar interés por la lengua y literatura castellana. 
En su cuenta de Twitter @EnclaveRAE pone en línea un juego de preguntas  y respuestas que se parece a los viejos textos de Elige tu propia aventura. En ellos, la dinámica consistía en que el lector elige cuál será el siguiente paso de la historia entre opciones que

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12 Priorities For The Modern Public School Teacher

12 Priorities For The Modern Public School Teacher contributed by Heather Edick This post was originally published in 2012 and updated several times, most recently in 2019 Teachers have so much to worry about today, as they always have. This week, I listened to some recordings of training provided to those who are going to […]

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Using Neuroscience to Launch a Research-Informed School Schedule

It is 8 p.m. and Sam is sitting down for the first time in hours after a long day at school, which was followed by play practice; she is Liesel in the upcoming performance of “The Sound of Music.” After leaving school at 5 p.m., she had a two-hour soccer practice, a brief dinner with her family and a shower.

Built to Last - A Look at What Works in Ed Tech

This morning I had the honor of giving the opening keynote at the SET-BC District Partner Conference in Vancouver. The title of my talk was Built to Last - What Works in Educational Technology. The purpose of the talk is to provide an overview of what makes some ed tech tools last for many years while others are just a flash in the pan. I was asked to give a ninety minute talk so there were a handful of "turn and talk" breaks during my presentation.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 155 Does Competition And School Choice Meaningfully Improve Education?

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 155 Does Competition And School Choice Meaningfully Improve Education? Drew Perkins talks with Corey DeAngelis of the Cato Institute about the ability of school choice and competition to improve our education system. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @DeAngelisCorey @CatoInstitute Cato Institute Jay Greene Patrick Wolf Peter Greene Listen and subscribe […]

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