Posts in : K-12 Blog
November 11, 2013
Over the course of the last year, Hanover has partnered with districts to create Paragon K-12, a new-in-kind, pre-employment screening assessment that fills a void long felt by administrators. Paragon differs from existing screening instruments in that it is specifically designed to help districts identify candidates that have the greatest statistical propensity to impact student achievement.
November 5, 2013
With external funding becoming increasingly difficult to secure, Hanover Research wants to ensure that our partners have the most up-to-date information about funding trends and future grant opportunities. This webinar will use case studies to provide insights into and analysis of trends in educational funding. During the webinar, Hanover Research will share new developments and trending topics in the funding world, including immediate and projected effects of the federal appropriations process as well as detailed insight into several upcoming opportunities.
October 15, 2013
The term “flipped classroom” can apply to a wide range of blended instructional methodologies in which students remotely access pre-prepared lecture materials and then engage in structured in-class activities.
September 18, 2013
Last month, we discussed trends in policies related to student network access policies, based on the evaluation of seventeen district policies regulating access to websites, email, and videoconferencing tools. Readers were curious to know how exactly districts are embracing technologies to advance student achievement initiatives. In our infographic, we show you how.
August 13, 2013
K-12 district administrators, staff, and students alike are finding the need to adapt to 21st century technology use policies.
July 15, 2013
In 2012, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc. published a book titled Internationalizing Teacher Education in the United States which led with a chapter written by Natasha Kolar, Senior Content Analyst for Hanover Research. Kolar’s work examines the similarities and differences between multicultural education and international education at the K-12 level. Both approaches, she argues, are critical for teachers to use in preparing students for the 21st century global community and workforce. Nevertheless, the two approaches have distinct philosophies of education and goals for student outcomes, as well as unique histories within the U.S. context. In order to blend features of both multicultural and international education in the classroom, K-12 teachers would benefit from pre-service training and ongoing professional development on approaches to age-appropriate curriculum, pedagogy, and classroom design.
Read her key findings:
July 11, 2013
“Strategies for Effective K-12 Leadership” is a Hanover Research webinar that will provide best practice research on effective K-12 leadership frameworks, leadership development programs, and evaluation tools used to guide the transition and development of leaders from the role of principal to central office administrator to potentially superintendent.
July 2, 2013
In order to assist school districts seeking to streamline the process of reporting information to their boards, we offer an outline of good board reporting structures below:
May 21, 2013
The proliferation of violent incidents in schools in the past three decades, including the most recent attack at Sandy Hook last December, has driven school administrators to seek out the most effective systems to protect their students and staff.
April 19, 2013
Year-round schooling in the United States has grown remarkably over the past three decades, from a total enrollment of around 400,000 students in the mid-1980s to over 2 million by the early 2000s.