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Unexpected Ways Millennials Are Impacting Higher Education

Zach Cutler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Zach Cutler

So how are Millennials changing higher education, and what does the industry need to do to keep in touch with digitally-savvy students? Here are just a few solutions for bridging the divide between higher ed and Gen Y

The Secret To Startup Success? Fail Fast -- And Often.

Quim Sabrià | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Quim Sabrià

Teaching at a public high school in Barcelona, I witnessed daily, and sometimes hourly, failure: students struggling through exams despite hours of preparation, missing days of school, threatening teachers and losing their motivation.

What I Learned by Flipping the MOOC

Steve Blank | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) and the flipped classroom. I've been experimen...

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World

John M. Eger | Posted 02.10.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

We know about the success Salman Kahn has had with the "flipped classroom" where online lectures and short videos happen at home, or in a coffee shop,...

On Student Discussion and Unemployment: Students Become What They Repeatedly Do

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

When hanging out the other day with my friends Pavlov and Aristotle, they got me thinking about what behaviors students regularly repeat through the years of schooling. They mentioned it might have something to do with those struggling with unemployment.

Radical Innovation Summit Focuses on Education

John M. Eger | Posted 08.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

The National Science Foundation (NSF) underwrote a Radical Summit on Innovation in Washington D.C. last week to learn a little more how educators see ...

Re-Imagining Learning: Digital and Physical Convergence

Laysha Ward | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Laysha Ward

While some advocate for technology as the key to higher student engagement and achievement, others worry digital tools will replace the teacher or hands-on, in-person learning. It's a false dilemma.

It's Time to Flip Our Classrooms

Michal Tsur | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Michal Tsur

There has been a lot of recent buzz around the concept of the "flipped classroom," and for good reason: The traditional classroom format doesn't seem to be working for America's youth.

The Public Health of Higher Education

Thomas Fisher | Posted 04.28.2013 | College
Thomas Fisher

What would a parallel, public-health version of higher education look like? The massive open online courses (MOOCs) increasingly available for free on the Internet offer one aspect of this.

'Flipped Learning' Class Model Catching On Nationwide

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- When Timmy Nguyen comes to his pre-calculus class, he's already learned the day's lesson – he watched it on a short online ...

The Cost vs. Quality Conundrum: Top Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2013

Sean Devine | Posted 02.20.2013 | Education
Sean Devine

Technology has transformed a variety of industries over the past decade, from ecommerce to entertainment. One could argue that 2012 was the year that technology accelerated its march to transforming education as well.

The Flipped Classroom: It's Got to Be Done Right

Mark Frydenberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Mark Frydenberg

What's the flap about the flip? Studies say it's an effective way to engage students in learning. But in order for the flip not to flop, we need to step back. It is not a "one size fits all" model.

The Massive Problem That MOOCs May Help Clear Up

Larry Goodwin | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Larry Goodwin

There are millions of working Americans who started college but didn't complete their bachelor's degree. After leaving, many took jobs in which they've succeeded, but now they can't move higher up the ladder.

Math Teacher's Hugely Popular YouTube Videos Won Him Students In Over 100 Countries

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Teacher Rob Tarrou is helping students around the world with math, without leaving St. Petersburg, Fla. Tarrou has been teaching at St. Petersburg...

Students 'Flip' for Digital Learning

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 12.26.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

Students today live in a wired world. Educators strive to assure high school and post-secondary success for each student.

Promise Of The 'Flipped Classroom' Eludes Poorer School Districts

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 06.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. When Portland, Ore., elementary school teacher Sacha Luria decided last fall to try out a ...

Finding Open Education Resources (OER), Some New Search Options

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 05.05.2012 | Education
Esther Wojcicki

One very useful tool for all educators is the Open Courseware Consortium search engine that allows users to search for Open Education Resources (OER) at the university level easily.