Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Family engagement is a key factor in students’ success and has shown to boost grades, attendance, literacy acquisition, and more. Read Elizabeth Breese’s tips on how to reduce barriers between families and schools.
Current global events have eyes turning to Canada as an appealing option for post-secondary education. The Washington Post offers insight into why students are looking to head north.
Prejudice and fear have an impact on everyone’s children. Art Willer discusses why this is a problem, and what concerned citizens are doing to spread courage, good sense, and compassion instead.
Educators gathered at SXSWEdu to discuss the the value of citizen science and how it can support STEM education, how new audiences can be engaged, and how new technologies can be leveraged to increase student participation.
Michelle Berkeley talks to an advisory group of Ed leaders about how project-based learning needs to connect to the real world in order to be an authentic, enriching experience for students.
“How can we close the gap between new ideas & implementation?” Larry Ferlazzo discusses how to make new ideas a reality without details getting lost in translation.