What summer learning loss can tell us about the potential impact of school closures on student academic achievement

April 21, 2020

Seasonal learning research allows researchers to compare student learning patterns when school is in versus out of session. While there is some controversy about the magnitude of summer learning lossii,iii three trends are consistent across seasonal learning research findingsiv: achievement typically slows or declines over the summer months, declines tend to be steeper for math than for reading, and the extent (proportionally) of loss increases in the upper grades.

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At Arapahoe Community College, we offer both quality and value at our Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock campuses. Our instructors are experts in their respective career fields, and our students prosper from the attention and interaction they enjoy with the College’s dedicated and knowledgeable faculty.At ACC, we can help you as we’ve helped thousands of others. Our students believe in themselves because ACC believes in them. You can do anything if you put your mind to it, and ACC can help you every step of the way.A vibrant community college serving over 22,000 credit, non-credit and online students, ACC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs and over 200 online classes. Our mission is to provide innovative and responsive educational and economic opportunities in an accessible, inclusive environment that promotes success for students, employees and the community.

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Interactive Display with Enterprise-Grade Security

whitePaper | January 20, 2020

Cybercrime is an enormous enterprise security challenge. As businesses increasingly rely on technology and the internet, exposure to workplace cyber security threats grows. Along with the rise in workplace tech, cybercrime has risen annually for several years. In 2016 it was the 2nd most reported type of crime globally. Privacy concerns parallel this rise.

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Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes

whitePaper | February 14, 2020

Establish a $5 billion annual matching grant to help states address unmet need and improve student outcomes. This “federal-state partnership” would reward states based on measures of affordability, tax effort, and productivity. States would be required to use these grant funds to reduce unmet need or improve outcomes among low- and middle-income students. 2. Increase mandatory Pell funding by $9 billion per year, with expanded eligibility for middle-income households and capped at the fourth income quartile. This would reduce unmet need for low- and middle-income students, making higher education more affordable and accessible.

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Top Trends in Education for 2020

whitePaper | February 28, 2020

Globalization has brought new ways of working, living, and therefore also studying. In 2017, according to the data of UNESCO (2019), there were over 5.3 million international students studying around the world, up from 2 million in 2000. As higher education institutions, we adapt academic systems to address the talent needs from the industry as well as the needs from cohorts of more nomadic students.

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whitePaper | August 13, 2020

Recent global events are shining a spotlight on the need for organizations to adopt mobile, flexible, and reliable communication systems. When staff members cannot be in the office, they need a way to continue recieving calls and voicemails from their desk phone extensions.

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A Practice-based Model of STEM Teaching

whitePaper | January 10, 2020

Teachers today are being asked to think “outside of the box” in order to prepare their students for a career and a life that is largely unknown due to the warp speed changing needs and desires of society today. While many teachers today happily accept the challenge and are driven by curiosity and motivation to succeed, it can become a very daunting and overwhelming task. The STEM SOSTM (Students on Stage) model, and this book in particular, helps to bridge that gap between daunting and overwhelming to doable and successful.

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Proven Instructional Models to Help Unique Learners Achieve

whitePaper | August 29, 2020

What are some strategies teachers use to engage students? And what teaching practices are the most effective in helping students reach their learning goals? This paper explores approaches that can help educators establish a positive framework for academic and social growth. Discover three research-based teaching practices that support teacher success and student achievement.

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At Arapahoe Community College, we offer both quality and value at our Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock campuses. Our instructors are experts in their respective career fields, and our students prosper from the attention and interaction they enjoy with the College’s dedicated and knowledgeable faculty.At ACC, we can help you as we’ve helped thousands of others. Our students believe in themselves because ACC believes in them. You can do anything if you put your mind to it, and ACC can help you every step of the way.A vibrant community college serving over 22,000 credit, non-credit and online students, ACC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs and over 200 online classes. Our mission is to provide innovative and responsive educational and economic opportunities in an accessible, inclusive environment that promotes success for students, employees and the community.

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