Update: Jamaal Bowman Issues Statement on Eric Adams’ Education Remarks on Virtual Learning

Update: Jamaal Bowman Issues Statement on Eric Adams' Education Remarks on Virtual Learning

By SÍLE MOLONEY Brooklyn borough president and mayoral candidate, Eric Adams, speaks outside Tracey Towers in the Jerome Park section of the Bronx during a campaign rally on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Photo by Miriam Quiñones. In response to remarks about remote learning made by Brooklyn borough president and New York City mayoral candidate, Eric … Read more

Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning Unveils Fall Programs and Certificates

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning (EELL) has announced its fall schedule of programs, offering a mix of in-person, live virtual, self-paced online and hybrid learning opportunities. The schedule includes popular sessions that develop professional skills in areas such as leadership, strategy and management, as well as cutting-edge programs in … Read more

Pro-accelerated learning candidates sweep key election in NYC

Candidates who back programs like Gifted and Talented grabbed eight of nine seats on a politically contentious parent advisory board in Manhattan, according to Department of Education data. The overwhelming victory tips Manhattan’s Community Education Council 2 — which oversees the city’s top academic district — in favor of accelerated learning options. “These elections make … Read more

New Opportunity for Faculty Interested in Medical Education: Foundation Phase Seeks Case-Based Learning (CBL) Facilitators

New Opportunity for Faculty Interested in Medical Education: Foundation Phase Seeks Case-Based Learning (CBL) Facilitators

The SOM’s curriculum seeks multiple faculty to serve as facilitators of case-based learning (CBL) sessions for first-year medical students in the 2022-23 academic year. Designer rendering of the medical education building (under construction) as seen from South Columbia St. The Foundation Phase (the first three semesters) of the School of Medicine’s MD curriculum is being revised … Read more

Ghosn Learning to Live With Limits on Freedom

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Final installment of a three-part series. Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman and CEO of automakers Nissan and Renault and former chairman of Mitsubishi, sat down with Wards for a wide-ranging discussion in late May. Ghosn, 67, also was chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, a strategic partnership among the three automakers. He has been … Read more

Classics in Education: Incentivize Schools with Classic Learning Test

Actors perform a scene from William Shakepeare’s Henry VIII at the Globe Theatre in London, England, in 2010. (Luke MacGregor/Reuters) The trend in modern education is to abandon classical literature. But students like and benefit from it. Here’s how to get it back into classrooms. A student turned to me during their standardized test to … Read more

Online Learning Has Changed the Future of Higher Education

Milan Kordestani

Higher education looks completely different than it did a few decades ago. What does the future hold for students in an age driven by the Internet and technological innovation? Image Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/smgTvepind4 People have been questioning the necessity of a college degree for years. Many high school students continue to debate their parents on the … Read more

Summer Learning Made Fun with No-Cost Family Resources from Discovery Education and Partners

Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, June 3, 2021) — To accelerate student learning and ignite their natural curiosity, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources for the summer. This selection of content, created in partnership with leading corporate and community partners, inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around … Read more

Global Education and Learning Analytics Market Report

Dublin, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Education and Learning Analytics Market by Component, Deployment, Applications (Acquisition and Retention, Curriculum Development, Finance, Operations, Performance Management), User Group (Academic, Corporate) and Region – Global Forecast to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The education and learning analytics market is expected to reach $34.7 … Read more

Active Early Learning Shapes Adult Brain Structure, New Research Shows | Biology, Education, Neuroscience

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In new research published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, low socioeconomic status infants were randomized to either five years of cognitively and linguistically stimulating center-based care or a comparison condition; the intervention resulted in large and statistically significant changes in brain structure measured in midlife, particularly for male individuals. A teacher guides a student … Read more

Education partnership promises learning loss remedies

ROCHESTER, Pa. and ATLANTA, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As the education community across the globe contends with the challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, two internationally footed education technology companies today announced a partnership aimed at equipping educators with analytics that pinpoint where children lost ground and curriculum that remediates the deficiencies. Lincoln Learning … Read more

collier county library parks and recreation summer education learning

Tanya Williams

As the daylight hours grow longer, temperatures rise, and our roadways are less congested, Collier County teachers, parents, caregivers and students know that summer is right around the corner. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents would be marking the days until school was out and fretting over how to keep their kids busy all summer … Read more

Promoting learning society key to equitable education amid Covid-19: ADB

Educational institutions must work with governments, the private sector, communities and civic authorities to ensure equitable access to high-quality learning resources during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and beyond, according to a new book published by Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Covid-19 has taught us that flexible learning arrangements and teaching practices are vital to developing … Read more

Kentucky Department of Education kicks of summer learning initiative promoting literacy and mathematics

Kentucky Department of Education kicks of summer learning initiative promoting literacy and mathematics

The Kentucky Department of Education has launched its Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, along with a series of Summer Support webpages, in partnership with The Children’s Reading Foundation, Scholastic and the Summer Food Service Program. The Kentucky Department of Education has launched its Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, along with a series of … Read more

North Dakota education department plans to spend relief funds to address pandemic learning loss

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Throughout the pandemic, the Department of Public Instruction has received about $475 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds through the three rounds of COVID-19 federal relief packages passed by Congress. The largest sum was awarded in March as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill from which the Department of … Read more