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A sense of mattering and student community is critically important to student success. Gregory Elliott, Ph.D., expert on the concept of mattering, explains why.
The reality is that educators speak of helping students to become lifelong learners, but what are the majority of educators doing to enable that?
Part of alleviating educators’ fears is making sure that everyone knows that CBE is not a light switch that flips on, on a specific date. The most successful schools will transition over time with a hybrid educational model .
To all the first-generation college students starting college this week: You will hit bumps in the road, everyone does, you are not the only one. You may feel alone or not sure where to turn to for advice. Talk to an advisor. Ask to be connected...
Advice from Deo Mwano, whose daring escape from the Democratic Republic of the Congo led him to a life of freedom, inspiration, appreciation, and the desire to persevere.
Video on College for America coach Deo Mwano and a recent trip to Rwanda which reminded him: “I don’t always have it together, I actually make a lot of mistakes along the way. Forward momentum and opportunities around me is what...
Video from the 2015 Salesforce Higher Ed Summit in Miami on how Cornell University, along with The Salesforce Higher Education Advisory Council, engaged with Motivis Learning to collaboratively build a higher ed-specific accelerator...
At College for America, shifting to a focus on students was essential. Salesforce.com’s Customer Relationship Managment tool (CRM), which is designed around individuals, not groups, was ideal.
Competency-based education (CBE) rethinks the gradebook: there are no Fs, only “Mastery” and “Not Yet.” Failure is not an option.