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Nine Faculty Trends to Watch in 2019

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By: Eran Ben-Ari. In 2018 higher education’s attention was on student activism, debates about safe spaces, and the regulation of for-profit colleges. Faculty members were at the center of many of those conversations and Eran Ben-Ari, Top Hat’s Chief Product Officer, expects they will continue to be the hub of many of the trends emerging in 2019. To peek ahead, he presents nine faculty trends to watch in the coming year.

What Detroit and Chicago Can Teach Us About Student Growth and School Rating Systems

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By: Chris Minnich. Accountability systems that measure growth recognize a school’s contributions to student progress and reduce bias against educators and schools serving students in diverse, high-poverty communities.

How Career and Technical Education Can Inform Competency-Based Learning

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This spring, Putnam County Schools will evaluate the impact of our Competency-Based Education pilot and the ways in which it has allowed their middle school general education teachers to implement the types of hands-on learning and authentic assessment opportunities that are commonplace in our CTE programs.

How STEAM Education Benefits Students At a Young Age

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Every child isn’t inclined to grow up to become a scientist, engineer, or designer, but it’s important every child grows up knowing how to think like one. With STEAM education, schools need to make sure students are ready for many of the challenges they will face, and to create an environment where "Every Student Succeeds" is not just an aspiration.

3 Lessons from Curriculum Associates’ Explosive Growth

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In a seemingly endless sea of edtech companies, learn how one has seen its revenues grow nearly 1,000 percent in the last 10 years to nearly $260 million.

Using Robots to Teach the 4 Cs to Young Students—Without Screen Time

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By: Kathy Hay. A technology integrator shares how 23 districts in Iowa are promoting STEM learning while limiting the time students spend in front of tablets or laptops.

Representation Matters

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A new study shows, once again, the significant role of teachers of color – and the significant gap in the presence of teachers of color – in American schools.

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