Education

Our 9 Favorite Education Blogs

Education is, at heart, a community effort. In our community, we share our learned experiences and resources as well as offer up opinions on current events. Each voice adds to the body of pedagogy and learning. This happens within classrooms, at conferences, in teacher break rooms, and it happens on blogs. So we at Turnitin want to recognize blogs that ... Read More »

9 apps to help kids sharpen their coding skills

Coding is a skill that’s now part of just about every discipline — and what’s more, it’s fun for kids to learn, and easy for parents and teachers to add to lessons at home or school. As kids get ready to go back to school and Chromebooks are once again on desks at home and in the classroom, it’s a ... Read More »

No plans to close schools early before Christmas, says Department of Education

There are no plans to close schools early ahead of the Christmas break, according to the Department of Education. Some health experts and school principals have suggested that early closure could limit the spread of Covid-19 . However, a spokesman for the department said the scheduling of school holiday periods are not due to change. “There are no plans to ... Read More »

4 things to help a school principal lead through the pandemic

Despite vaccinations being distributed in record-breaking time, the COVID surge continues to be a wearisome reality for the third consecutive school year. The ongoing pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis evoking strong and divisive emotions and disrupting PreK-12 education. A school principal leading in these demanding and chaotic circumstances faces relentless pressures, limited options, and sleepless nights. Emotional exhaustion and ... Read More »

Nobel laureate Dr Esther Duflo joins Krea University’s Governing Council

Nobel laureate Dr Esther Duflo, an economist and professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has joined Krea University’s Governing Council, said a release by the University. Dufllo is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). She was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics along ... Read More »

First round of CPGET counselling 2021 concludes in Telangana. Here’s what selected candidates need to do next

The first set of seats under admissions into PG courses in Telengana’s universities and affiliated colleges has been released on the official website, cpget.ouadmissions.com. The first round of counselling saw the allotment of 23,647 seats. The total number of seats for the academic year 2022 is 47,925. Around 32,400 students applied for the first round of online counselling, and 24, 278 ... Read More »

What’s Worth Learning in School?

Professor David Perkins likes to tell this story: Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi was getting on a train. One of his sandals slipped off and fell to the ground. The train was moving, and there was no time to go back. Without hesitation, Gandhi took off his second sandal and threw it toward the first. Asked by his colleague why he ... Read More »

Article on The State of Education, Today

Education means the all round development of a person. It makes an individual responsible, sensitive and a decent human being. It has always been a noble profession. Our ancestors received their learning at gurukuls and ashrams. Even in the recent past, schools were associated with places of worship. But today, education is fast becoming commercialised. Modern education is merely academic ... Read More »

The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

In the month of March of 2020, the year suddenly became a whirlwind. With a pandemic disrupting life across the entire globe, teachers scrambled to transform their physical classrooms into virtual—or even hybrid—ones, and researchers slowly began to collect insights into what works, and what doesn’t, in online learning environments around the world. Meanwhile, neuroscientists made a convincing case for keeping handwriting ... Read More »

How technology is helping bridge the gap between teachers and students

Have you ever had a student in class that you’ve struggled connecting with? Or maybe you want to build closer ties with a class that seems distant or disengaged? Several technological advances have been developed to help you with those concerns, and we’ve listed some here. One of the best ways to maintain positive interaction with a student using technology, ... Read More »

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