Articles by tag: homeschooling

Can You Unbundle Socialization, Childcare, and Education?

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Is it possible to effectively unbundle socialization, childcare, and education to create a more tailored and effective learning environment for children? This question probes the heart of a transformative discussion on The Future of Education podcast, hosted by Michael B. Horn, featuring guest Manisha Snoyer, the CEO & Co-Founder of Modulo. Their conversation delves…

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The Power of Theory to Drive Action at Outschool.org Gives Homeschoolers New Tools for Success

The education landscape will never be the same since the global pandemic; perhaps that reality is fortunate. The shuttering of traditional classrooms forced parents and educators to explore alternative teaching and learning methods. One such way, homeschooling, has seen a significant surge, with a steady growth from 2% to 8% per year, rising exponentially…

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The Persistent Rise of Homeschooling in America, Explained

Gone are the days when homeschooling your children was a radical move. Today, more and more parents are choosing to educate their children at home, fueling the rise of homeschooling in the U.S. According to a new joint analysis by the Associated Press and researchers from Stanford University, a whopping 1.2 million K-12 schoolchildren remain…

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Study Reveals Effects of the Pandemic on the Usage of EdTech Solutions in 2020

Ouriginal, Europe’s leading provider of text-matching solutions for plagiarism prevention and text-similarity detection, published its latest study this week. Using numerical analysis of the usage patterns of Ouriginal’s solutions, the study reveals how lockdowns and the forced digitalization of learning environments have affected education worldwide. The three metrics chosen for the study indicate that whereas EdTech…

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How School@Home Elevates Homeschooling in a Remote World

With the immediate, new-normal future of education still largely uncertain as the fall semester begins across the country, homeschooling is quickly becoming option No. 1 for many families. However, concerns persist – how can these families ensure their students are getting the best education possible in a homeschool environment? Varsity Tutors Chief Academic Officer Brian…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Passion, Nature, and Fine Art Photography with Knox Kronenberg
July 23, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fine art photography, capturing the intersection of the old and the new is both a challenge and an art form in itself. Knox Kronenberg, a prominent photographer based in Austin, Texas, embodies this intersection through his work, which uniquely blends historical elements with modern contexts. As technology advances and…

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