Central Sands Community High School aims to reinvent public education

STOCKTON — A new public high school opening this fall in central Wisconsin aims to offer smaller classes, student-led learning and community partnerships while helping students discover their career paths. Amy Boelk and Jeanne Ryan are developing Central Sands Community High School, about 6 miles west of Amherst, from the base. It is not an alternative school, but a free public school in its own district. That means the school has autonomy to choose its curriculum and decide where to spend its money, but leaders must also address state reporting, special education services, transportation, food services and the infirmary, all…

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Historical museum event educates teachers about downtown Longview resources | Education

An event Wednesday evening at the Gregg County Historical Museum aimed to show local educators what resources are available among downtown Longview’s nonprofit organizations. Jennifer White, education coordinator for the North Fredonia Street museum, said she retired after 30 years of teaching, mostly in East Texas schools. “In that time, I think I had been to (the historical museum) once,” he said. “It was kind of an afterthought. As an education coordinator, I feel like it’s my job to reach out to educators and curriculum directors and anyone involved in teaching kids to make them aware of the resources we…

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Altium, IPC Education Foundation, and Arduino Announce Student Electronics Design Competition

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS THREAD)–Altium LLC, the leading printed circuit board (PCB) design software company, has partnered with the IPC Education Foundation (IPCEF) and Arduino to launch the second annual Electronics Design Challenge for students This competition aims to engage, educate and improve PCB design capabilities as they develop STEM solutions to environmental challenges. The Electronics Design Challenge is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their talents and gain real-world experience. The Innovation for environmental change 2022 International Student Design Competition (#PCBeTheChange) involves student teams to help address common environmental concerns using Altium’s educational tools with Arduino hardware. Over 17 countries…

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Playful Learning Lab Named Participant in Coding Education Collaborative – Newsroom

The Playful learning laboratory (PLL) in St. Thomas was recently named a 2022-24 participant in the Scratch Education Collaborative (SEC), an initiative that supports global organizations in teaching and using creative coding. Scratch is a programming language that is often used as an introduction to coding and is known for being beginner-friendly. Recently, the Playful Learning Lab has been teaching the language with students and teachers at the Metro Deaf School with American Sign Language Scratch tutorials. “We are very excited to be a part of this global network and are already using the contacts we have made,” said AnnMarie…

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Online Education Market – Growing Advantages of Online Learning to Boost Growth, what are the Growth Strategies of Top Players (2U Inc., edX Inc., Udacity Inc., and More) to Compete in the Market?

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The ONLINE EDUCATION MARKET value is set to grow by USD 121.85 billion from 2020 to 2025, as per the latest report by Technavio. The Y-O-Y growth rate of 2021 was estimated at 11.11%. The online education market share growth by the primary and secondary supplemental education segment will be significant during the forecast period. 37% of the market’s growth will originate from APAC during the forecast period. Furthermore, this report extensively covers online education market segmentation by Type (primary and secondary supplemental education (PSSE), reskilling and online certifications (ROC), higher education, test preparation, and language and casual…

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A Natural Ecology Lab Along the Delaware River in the First State to Require K-12 Climate Education

When New Jersey two years ago became the first U.S. state to require climate change education in its elementary schools, John Moore found himself ideally placed as a hands-on educator at Palmyra Cove Nature Park on the Delaware River . Palmyra, New Jersey State Park, once a river “dredge spoil” dump, is a 250-acre ecosystem with wetlands, forests, a river bank, and an Earth Observing Institute for students Moore retired from high school teaching after 28 years and became an Einstein Fellow of the National Science Foundation (NSF), thinking his teaching career was over. But he returned to his passion…

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