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New schools to be built without air conditioning

New schools to be built without air conditioning | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Parents say the decision not to install air conditioning in four new Sydney schools is "short-sighted" and will become a major issue as the school
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Leadership within education is always a challenge, but in the rapidly changing technology landscape we now work in, it seems even more daunting. I've collected some interesting reflections on educational leadership here. Enjoy!
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Five ways to improve leadership in universities

Five ways to improve leadership in universities | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Troubled times call for strong leaders – so with tough challenges ahead, higher education needs to be looking forward
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Why are teachers mostly female? Because men get better pay in other professions

Why are teachers mostly female? Because men get better pay in other professions | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.
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Split classrooms still causing education divide, debate hampered by a lack of student data

Split classrooms still causing education divide, debate hampered by a lack of student data | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Four-year-old Amelie James is one of many children starting school next month in a split classroom alongside older children. But a lack of data means debate over the merits of split classrooms continues.
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Why the New Zealand high school model does students no favours

Why the New Zealand high school model does students no favours | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Isn't it time for some tough questions about the high school model?
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Students Learn From People They Love. By @nytdavidbrooks

Students Learn From People They Love. By @nytdavidbrooks | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Putting relationship quality at the center of education.
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Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms

Bringing the Science of Learning Into Classrooms | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Years of research prompt a group of scientists to ask whether we should rethink the way we do school.
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Elevating Student Voice Through Senior Talks

Elevating Student Voice Through Senior Talks | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
High school seniors build confidence by documenting their growth and learning in a speech presented to their families and the school community.
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Struggling to understand his classes, Zhikai Liu took his own life

Struggling to understand his classes, Zhikai Liu took his own life | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The case is one of at least 43 suicide deaths linked to international students.
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Community-College Transfers Could Succeed at Elite Schools

Community-College Transfers Could Succeed at Elite Schools | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A new report finds that these students graduate from selective colleges at higher rates than first-time freshmen.
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Following Alzheimer's diagnosis, this 81-year-old Ont. man enrolled in university

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, 81-year-old Ron Robert decided to enroll in university as a personal experiment to see if education could keep the chronic neurodegenerative disease at bay.

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New York school urges students to stop wearing, and losing, $350 beanies

New York school urges students to stop wearing, and losing, $350 beanies | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The peeved principals noted they are wasting lots of time tracking down lost hats.
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In This Writing Assignment, Students Tell Their Professor How to Improve Their Education

In This Writing Assignment, Students Tell Their Professor How to Improve Their Education | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
One professor asks students in a writing course how they would change either his course or their university’s “educational mission.” Their ideas have fostered conversations on such topics as mental health, financial literacy, and cr
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Girls match boys in confidence at single-sex schools, study finds

Girls match boys in confidence at single-sex schools, study finds | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A study has found that girls at single-sex schools buck conventional wisdom about the confidence gap
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Attention, college shoppers. These schools are slashing their prices.

Attention, college shoppers. These schools are slashing their prices. | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Twenty-three private institutions have reduced tuition since 2016.
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The 'Uberfication' of education: warning about commercial operators by @AGavrielatos

The 'Uberfication' of education: warning about commercial operators by @AGavrielatos | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
An Australian unionist is leading a global campaign against the commercialisation of education, both in developing countries and in Australia.
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'It's all about controlling students': researchers slam popular app

'It's all about controlling students': researchers slam popular app | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
It's used in more than half of Australian primary schools. But now the popular app is under scrutiny.
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NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes rejects high-rise Sydney schools

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes rejects high-rise Sydney schools | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
High-rise schools are complicated to build and expensive to run, so will no longer be a "preferred" option when designing a new school
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Are Australian classrooms really the most disruptive in the world? Not if you look at the whole picture

Are Australian classrooms really the most disruptive in the world? Not if you look at the whole picture | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Reports that Australian classrooms are some of the most disruptive in the world are based on the experiences of 15-year-old students alone, and focus on science classes.
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Making Connections With Greetings at the Door

Making Connections With Greetings at the Door | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Research shows that greeting students as they come into class bolsters a feeling of belonging and readiness to learn.
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I think there are lessons here for higher ed as well. Perhaps not individually, but a broad class greeting before starting a lecture just seems like a common human courtesy to me.
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Developing Agency With Student-Led Conferences

Developing Agency With Student-Led Conferences | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
When students lead meetings with their parents and teachers, they gain a voice in their education and develop skills like goal-setting and metacognition.
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‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.’ Why Some Boys Can Keep Up With Girls in School.

‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.’ Why Some Boys Can Keep Up With Girls in School. | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A study shows the Asian-American gender academic gap starts later, giving educators insight into how to help boys of all races and pointing to the influence of social pressures.
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More Than a Title: Lead from Where You Are

More Than a Title: Lead from Where You Are | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Organizational talent identifies the skills needed to create the greatest impact on the job, irrespective of title or position.
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Data Was Supposed to Fix the U.S. Education System. Here’s Why It Hasn’t. - By @simonrodberg

Data Was Supposed to Fix the U.S. Education System. Here’s Why It Hasn’t. - By @simonrodberg | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Better information doesn’t always lead to better teaching.
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Students in Rural America Ask, ‘What Is a University Without a History Major?’

Students in Rural America Ask, ‘What Is a University Without a History Major?’ | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Financial and enrollment woes at schools like the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have led to a scramble for fixes, such as dropping longstanding liberal arts degrees.
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Purdue prepares online expansion with support from newly acquired for-profit

Purdue prepares online expansion with support from newly acquired for-profit | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The Indiana university will expand online with support from the entity formerly known as for-profit Kaplan. Plans reflect debate over how two unlike institutions can (and should) combine strengths.
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The Community School Comes of Age

The Community School Comes of Age | Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The model is expanding rapidly. Is it a fad, or the future?
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