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Study reveals benefits of active learning

3/4/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

Active learning may be the key to positive student outcomes, according to a recent study. Researchers examined active learning in flipped and nonflipped biology classes and found that the students in … Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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College Board continues hold on SAT exam scores in Asia

3/3/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The College Board is withholding SAT scores for students in Asia for a fourth month over concerns of cheating. Officials with the testing company have not said how many students or which countries are… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Tips to help make better technology purchases

2/25/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Purchasing the right education technology can be a daunting task for school leaders, suggests John Carver, superintendent of Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools in Cresco, Iowa. In this commentary, he… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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Top Ind. teacher describes experience teaching blind

3/4/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Kathy Nimmer -- Indiana's 2015 Teacher of the Year, a finalist for National Teacher of the Year and is blind -- describes in this article her experience teaching high-school English and creative writi… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Girls continue to seek education despite threats

3/2/2015

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

Efforts to keep girls in school continue to be hampered by threats of violence and an increase of extremism, say United Nations human rights officials. Girls who do attend school despite obstacles "ar… Read More

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News for leaders in education

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Don't pretend you've got all the answers

3/4/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The best leaders know themselves and tailor their teams to complement their strengths and weaknesses, writes Sara Davidson, Hello Fearless CEO. This especially matters when startups grow and founders … Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

U. of Calif. to keep in-state enrollment flat as lawmakers decide on funding

3/4/2015

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

University of California system President Janet Napolitano says out-of-state enrollment will be capped at UCLA and UC Berkeley, and in-state enrollment and transfers will remain flat until the state l… Read More