The matter comes down to overcoming the negative effects of stereotype threat, a phenomenon that researchers have identified and documented over the last two decades.
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Higher ed’s bubble is about to burst, writes Brooks. Many people must make a “cost-effective college investment” or forego higher education.
Kids say that ebooks are better than print books when they do not want their friends to know what they are reading, and when they are out and about/traveling; print books are seen by kids as better for sharing with friends and reading at bedtime
Nationally, for-profit school management companies—as with charter schools more broadly—have a mixed track record, but limited evidence suggests they perform worse, on average, than their nonprofit counterparts.
But now that they exist, how can cash-strapped Texas students get them? The Texas Tribune has assembled a handy guide to help students find the new $10,000 degrees...
Psychologist Marc Brackett at Yale University, who developed a social-emotional learning (SEL) program for schools, has been working with Facebook on its social-reporting tools for 13- and 14-year-olds.
Starting in 2009, alongside GPA, Linn State began reporting a Job Readiness score for each course. The rubric employed by Linn State faculty includes punctuality, interpersonal skills, work habits, trust, and citizenship.
Khan’s videos are popular in India, and the MOOC purveyors have found that 60 percent of their sign-ups are self-starters from knowledge-hungry nations like Brazil and China.
In the Wild West of MOOCs, the Rapp Brothers' experiment in launching a mini MOOC to teach Spanish shows how some teachers and entrepreneurs see the trend as a way to either make a buck ...
In spite of the long-held image of freshmen moving into college wearing shorts and flip-flops under colorful foliage, one in four first-time students at American colleges and universities now starts not in the early fall, but in the winter ...