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New statistics, surveys, and viewpoints in the world of education popped up throughout the month of March 2018 on topics ranging from student bullying to STEM to education for prisoners. Here’s our monthly roundup of articles you may have missed, that you’ll definitely find interesting. How P-16 education can increase women in STEM fields (Education… Read More

Crisis Point: The State of Literacy in America

By Concordia Faculty March 5, 2018

The United States is facing a literacy crisis. Yes, crisis. It isn’t new, but its impact upon our kids, our economy, and our society are far-reaching and expanding. How bad is it? Take a look at some numbers. More than 30 million adults in the United States cannot read, write, or do basic math above… Read More

January 2018 Monthly Roundup for Educators

By The Room 241 Team January 31, 2018

From school funding reports to new state laws affecting education, a lot happened in education during January. Don’t worry if you haven’t been keeping up—we did it for you. We know you’re busy between work and personal obligations, so we rounded up a few education headlines from the last month and listed them below. Whether it’s… Read More

December 2017 Monthly Roundup For Educators

By The Room 241 Team December 31, 2017

Between end-of-the-semester grading and preparing for holiday break, saying you’re busy is an understatement. Need a refresher on what happened in the news this month? Here are a few noteworthy articles published during December. Whether it’s during your free period, your morning coffee, or between wrapping presents, take a look at these headlines. How Effective… Read More

November 2017 Monthly Roundup For Educators

By The Room 241 Team November 30, 2017

It’s arguably one of the busiest times of the year—you’re preparing your students for holiday break, which means tests, grading, projects, and more grading. How do you keep up with the news? We’re here to help. Here are a few noteworthy articles published during November. Whether it’s during your free period, your morning coffee, or before… Read More

October 2017 Monthly Round-Up for Educators

By The Room 241 Team October 31, 2017

It’s hard to keep up with the latest headlines, insights, and ideas when you already have a lot going on—especially in the height of fall, when teachers are in the thick of the school year. So we compiled a list of a few recent stories that we think educators should read. Whether it’s your free… Read More

September 2017 Monthly Round-Up for Educators

By The Room 241 Team September 30, 2017

From a quick nod to Banned Books Week to a deep dive on the expansion of A.P. tests, below you’ll find an array of articles published this past month regarding education for you to skim during your free period. DeVos urges superintendents to give principals more control over schools (Education Dive) At this year’s Principal… Read More

August 2017 Monthly Round-Up For Educators

By The Room 241 Team August 31, 2017

It’s the end of the month, which can only mean one thing—your monthly article round-up! With another new school year upon us, we figure you’re probably a bit preoccupied getting things in order. So we compiled some of the most interesting stories and classroom advice from around the news circuit this August. Take a look…. Read More

July 2017 Monthly Round-Up For Educators

By The Concordia University-Portland Enrollment Team July 31, 2017

There’s a lot happening in education right now. (Isn’t there always?) It can be hard to keep up with the latest news, insights, and ideas when you have a lot going on too. So, we compiled a list of a few recent stories we think educators might want to hear about. Even though school’s out,… Read More

June 2017 Monthly Round-Up For Educators

By Room 241 Team June 30, 2017

As educators, we know it’s critical to stay up-to-date with current events and trending topics for our classrooms. But with so many different resources out there (and not a lot of time), it’s hard to keep up! So, welcome to your monthly article roundup, where we’ll compile a few articles from the past month that you may… Read More