Evaluating student work and offering feedback doesn’t mean there has to be a grade.
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Grades don’t actually measure learning, and they can increase students’ stress and decrease their motivation. A college professor explains an alternative to grading students’ work.
Civil rights activist Bob Moses founded The Algebra Project to help Black students develop strong math skills.
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The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
People living outside our big cities face many obstacles to going to university, but the innovations during lockdowns have opened a door to permanently improving their access and experience of study.
Children of parents with degrees are 60% more likely than ‘first in family’ students to want to go to university. The aspiration gap exists throughout school, but equity policies neglect its impacts.
Black and Hispanic students are underrepresented in Advanced Placement courses in computer science.
Racial disparities in the tech sector begin well before college.
With the right encouragement, girls could become the future stars of coding.
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A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Is he learning something?
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While providing access to digital technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. If teachers can embrace all students’ digital interests as opportunities for learning, it would help.
A former education minister recently suggested Australian governments fully fund private primary schools, like Canada does. But a Canadian educational researcher says this isn’t accurate.
African American students are disproportionately punished, starting in preschool.
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These new findings could help explain why Black students are more likely to be suspended, expelled or otherwise disciplined than other children.
Many people with DACA status are in school.
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At least for now, hundreds of thousands of students can stay in school without facing new hardships.
Many families shell out $200 monthly on private ‘learning centers.’
A scholar of intensive after-school ‘hyper education’ says it’s becoming a more common extracurricular activity for children of all ages.