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Black and Hispanic Students Far Less Likely to Receive Race-Matched Instruction

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A growing body of research has shown that race-matched instruction—when teachers and learners come from the same background—is beneficial for students. College students have been shown to be likelier to pass courses with race-matched instructors, likelier to receive higher grades in those courses, and likelier to persist in school.

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Children are facing potentially permanent learning loss. But additional instructional time alone won’t help.

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But additional instructional time alone won’t help. There are many strategies district leaders have used to combat learning loss that focus on building more instructional time, like extending the school year and encouraging summer prep classes. What district leaders need to focus on now is the quality and efficacy of that instruction.

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LAKIA M. SCOTT

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

in curriculum and instruction at Prairie View A&M University, and a Ph. in curriculum and instruction at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Scott has been appointed assistant provost for faculty development and diversity at Yale University.

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KIZITO MUKUNI

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

He served as an instructional design specialist at the University of North Dakota and Virginia Tech. in instructional design and technology from Virginia Tech. Kizito Mukuni Kizito Mukuni has been appointed director of online education at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Mukuni holds a Ph.D.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

This session, featuring industry visionary Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape, explores practical ways for educators and instructional designers to impart these essential tactics onto students and trainees through manageable tweaks to curriculum, assessment, and technology.

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NBA Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade Gifts $3M for Literacy, Scholarships

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Kathleen Clark, who has led the program since its inception, said children participate in phonological awareness and structured literacy instruction that targets their reading needs. They participate in an additional hour of instruction in which literacy is integrated with another area, most often hands-on, inquiry science.

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CSU to Increase Salary Pay 5 Percent

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The California State University (CSU) announced it will provide all instructional faculty, librarians, counselors, and coaches with a 5% general salary increase. Our overriding responsibility is to manage a systemwide budget in a fiscally sustainable manner,” Freedman continued. “We