Future of the Classroom Emerging Trends in K-12 Education

| June 3, 2019

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Education is evolving at a faster pace than any other period in recent history. Because of this, it’s more important than ever to understand how and where it’s changing so that educators and schools can support students in preparing for challenges and careers that don’t exist today. This report aims to identify and examine research-based shifts in classroom education that are taking place around the world.

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Olivet Nazarene University

Education With a Christian Purpose." Since 1907, Olivet Nazarene University has made this more than a motto, but a mission. At Olivet, considered one of the nation's premier Christian colleges, faith is at the heart of superior academics, athletics, social atmosphere and ministry opportunities. Here, students not only learn how to make a living; they learn how to live. Since Olivet's founding, more than 20,000 degrees have been granted to graduating students. Whether their chosen fields are in medicine, business, education, ministry or a myriad of other professions, Olivetians make a difference in the world for Christ and His kingdom.

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Advancing racial equality in higher education

Article | July 24, 2020

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis sparked protests across the world, bringing to the fore the numerous ways structural racial inequalities persist in Western countries. Testimonials and mounting data have shone a light on these inequalities across many aspects of life. The UK higher education sector is not immune to these inequalities. Significant and well documented racial disparities persist: Black students face a 26 per cent attainment gap when compared with their white counterparts; continuation and progression rates have similar gaps; there are very few Black professors or senior leaders (and few of them are women); and structures for reporting racial harassment are often underdeveloped.

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How Analog Security Cameras Paved the Way for Modern Campus Security

Article | March 2, 2020

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How Online Learning Is A Powerful Recourse During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Article | March 21, 2020

Online learning is the best way to challenge the continuing threat of the coronavirus. With an increasing number of schools shutting down, students can continue to learn and evolve during this global pandemic (which is growing exponentially). The world woke up to "pneumonia of unknown cause" detected in Wuhan, and it has not been the same ever since. As soon as WHO declared COVID-19 (designated as 2019-nCoV) a pandemic, schools, colleges, and universities began to shutdown. Even countries are on lockdown (Italy), and many states have issued a suspension of or screening for air travel due to this novel virus. In fact, an uneven global response on whether or not school should be closed is also troubling.

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

Article | July 10, 2020

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Spotlight

Olivet Nazarene University

Education With a Christian Purpose." Since 1907, Olivet Nazarene University has made this more than a motto, but a mission. At Olivet, considered one of the nation's premier Christian colleges, faith is at the heart of superior academics, athletics, social atmosphere and ministry opportunities. Here, students not only learn how to make a living; they learn how to live. Since Olivet's founding, more than 20,000 degrees have been granted to graduating students. Whether their chosen fields are in medicine, business, education, ministry or a myriad of other professions, Olivetians make a difference in the world for Christ and His kingdom.

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