3 Rules For Robots: I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Future Tech 2001 3 Laws 3 Laws of Robotics AI artificial intelligence HAL9000 Isaac Asimov Robotics robots“Robotics and AI have become one of the most prominent technological trends of our century.

A Quick Primer on Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

Fractus Learning

In 2001, a former student, Lorin Anderson, and colleagues, revised Bloom’s taxonomy initially published in 1956. The goal: To be more user-friendly for teachers to use Bloom’s Taxonomy in the classroom. The original taxonomy was a […]. Classroom Educators

In the Thanksgiving: SETDA’s 15 Years

SETDA Says

Since 2001, SETDA has served and supported educational technology leaders across the country from Alaska to Maine, Florida to Hawaii and as far away. read more

The Impact of Play: A College Researcher's Perspective

P21 Blogazine

As a higher educator, since 2001, I have witnessed quite a shift in our students. Volume 3, Issue 4, Number 2. Driving Question: Where Has All The Play Gone? It's springtime in the mountains. As I sit writing this, I'm wishing I were watching the kids on my street playing outside. But no.

Blooms Digital Taxonomy for Android

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November 4, 2015 Blooms traditional taxonomy which was published sometime in the middle of the last century was revised in 2001 and henceforth was labelled Blooms Revised Taxonomy. This revision is a.read more. blooms taxonomy

How to Deal with Difficult Parents, Revisited

MiddleWeb

Building on their 2001 edition of Dealing with Difficult Parents, Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore offer a valuable resource for professional development, says reviewer Holly Foley, especially when addressing difficult relationships between home and school.

Collaborative Learning Matters

Where Learning Clicks

In early 2001, Steve Jobs, then the CEO of Apple, summoned a motley crew of employees and contractors to meet in a secret boardroom. Jobs tasked the team with an ambitious assignment: create a new MP3 player in six weeks. By all accounts, the group should have failed.

Rebecca Solnit and How Pockets of Hope Have Saved America

The Jose Vilson

America had a million chances to get this moment right, including but not exclusive to: 1776, 1863, 1937, 1945, 1964, 2001, 2009, and 2012.

OPINION: Mister Rogers’ voice of reason in the tumultuous ’60s still rings true

The Hechinger Report

about the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, creator of the educational series “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” which ran from 1968 to 2001. 11, 2001. Fred Rogers (3/20/28 — 2/27/03) Photo: Keystone Canada/ZUMAPRESS.COM.

What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

David Noble, Digital Diploma Mills (2001). As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil. What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology? Here are some titles that quickly come to mind – because I can read their titles on my bookshelf. (It’s

Senate to tackle NCLB update

eSchool News

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on April 14 is set to begin action on the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 , a bipartisan agreement touted as a fix to the divisive No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which in 2001 was the last reauthorization of ESEA.

A Message from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum - watch ceremony live online today

Educational Technology Guy

On September 11, 2001, and in the days that followed, our nation came together in a spirit of unity and resolve as we struggled, with profound shock and overwhelming grief, to comprehend the single largest loss of life from a foreign attack on American soil.

Some teachers get frustrated trying to reach kids. This teacher has the answer.

The CoolCatTeacher

ECM 154: How 30-Year-Teacher James Sturtevant figured out how to relate to most students. Kids don’t get teachers. Teachers don’t get kids. Times change. Life can be hard for some kids. How do we connect when we’re so different? We need trust. We need respect.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

SETDA, a nonprofit organization, was launched by state education agency leaders in 2001 to serve, support and represent their emerging interests and needs with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning, and school operations.

Digital Divide = Educational Divide = Urgent Action Needed

Tomorrow's Learners

In the digital information age those who are either unable to access the Internet through the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are increasingly disadvantaged in their access to information (Cullen, 2001). 2001). 2001).

Time to Think

Reading By Example

In a 2001 article titled “ Can We Reclaim Time to Think? Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash. My wife and I are still at the stage in our lives where, if one of our kids is sick, one of us is staying home. Today was my turn.

7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology

eSchool News

The survey from online learning service provider Quizlet seeks to outline how teachers and students, including Generation Z students (those born in 2001 or later), feel about technology in their classrooms.

Want More Innovation? Try Connecting the Dots Between Engineering and Humanities

Digital Promise

And in 2001, the engineering accreditation body ABET added a new criterion so as to ensure that students get “the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.”.

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Guest Post: How the Class Impacts the Individual and How Mentors Can Shift the Balance

Larry Ferlazzo

Recent research has noticed the fungibility of human identity and inquired into the social aspect of our identities, demonstrating how strongly our social environment participates in our sense of self (Bandura, 1999; Thompson & Varela, 2001; De Jaegher & Di Paolo, 2007). 2001).

5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

Discovery Education

The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET). We are light years ahead of 2001 where dial-up modems were all the rage!

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What Would Accountability Without Standardized Tests Look Like?

MindShift

While racial gaps have narrowed slightly since 2001, they remain stubbornly large. Standardized tests were introduced during President Lyndon Johnson’s administration to prove the extra funds going to low-income schools were working. As they became more common they helped shine a spotlight on the achievement gap between affluent students and those who struggle financially. That’s why many civil rights groups adamantly defend the tests as crucial for accountability and equality.

Is college enrollment among older adults increasing? Depends who you ask

The Hechinger Report

Contrary to NCES’ latest report about the decline this decade, in April NCES stated there had been a 35 percent increase in college students aged 25 to 34 between 2001 and 2015.

Interview with Noah Geisel, @SenorG: Motivate with Digital Badges!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Noah began his teaching career in 2001 and has worked as a Spanish Teacher, English Teacher, Technology Teacher, EdTech Coach, and Blended Learning Coach.

Act now: Important IAL funding news from the DOE!

NeverEndingSearch

Program Authority: Sections 5411-5413 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; title III of Division H of Public Law 114-113 , the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.

Happy EMS Week - thank an EMS provider this week

Educational Technology Guy

I went to the memorial service for them in October 2001 and it was a sobering experience. Next week is National EMS Week (May 20th - May 26th). This year''s theme from the American College of Emergency Physicians is EMS : More than a Job. A calling.

Higher Order Thinking Through Curation

EdSense

A revised taxonomy for teaching, learning, and assessment was published in 2001, with cognitive concepts such as remembering, understanding, application, analyzing, evaluation and creation.

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. I had the privilege of co-writing this post with an amazing team of educators. Shaelynn Farnsworth ( @shfarnsworth ), serves as a Literacy Consultant at Area Education Agency 267 in Iowa.

Two Edthena Partners Featured in National Broadband Imperative Report

Edthena

Founded in 2001, SETDA is a nonprofit association representing US state and territorial educational technology leaders. Earlier this month, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released their report, The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning.

4 Ways to Differentiate the Self Editing Process in Google Docs By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan

EdTechTeacher

In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and demonstrate their understanding (Tomlinson, 2001). Differentiating instruction is giving students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn.

9/11 is now a history lesson for most school kids

The Hechinger Report

Early morning light hits the smoke and wreckage of the World Trade Center September 13, 2001 in New York City, two days after the twin towers were destroyed when hit by two hijacked passenger jets. 11, 2001.

The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Nov 5, 2014, 2001 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment. Entry Pageviews 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in. Jul 8, 2012, 14548 Going #BYOD ? Educators Share Ideas on Using Devic.

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IRS Official to Schools: “One of the Most Dangerous Email Phishing Scams We’ve Seen”

Doug Levin

Image credit: “hacker” by Dani Latorre, 2001. “This is one of the most dangerous email phishing scams we’ve seen in a long time. It can result in the large-scale theft of sensitive data that criminals can use to commit various crimes, including filing fraudulent tax returns.

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Thank You For Your Service, Still

The Jose Vilson

The question we should ask now, as we should have in 2016, 2001, 1968, 1865, and 1776, is: do our schools reflect our country’s ostensible vision to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? I recently wrote two pieces that I'd love for you all to read.

Bloom reheated

Learning with 'e's

Unfortunately, Lorin Anderson's revised model (2001 in conjunction with Krathwohl) of the taxonomy is not as great an improvement on the original model as its adherents might claim. 2001).

The Creation of a Picture Language

Fractus Learning

2001). 2001). During the 1990s, a most amazing collaboration arose in Lund, Sweden between a rehabilitation engineer from the University of Lund and an artist who ran a day program for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Live Tuesday, May 1st - Larry Johnson on the NMC Horizon Project

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With more than 25 years of experience in the higher education arena, he has served in roles from professor to dean, CIO and provost, and most recently, president before joining the NMC in 2001

Can Schools #Race2TheTalk Abt Why #BlackLivesMatter?

The Innovative Educator

As a white educator who has worked in Harlem since the 90s and lived here since 2001, the topic certainly hits close to home. I have black friends and colleagues disappointed with their non-black friends because they are not speaking up about why #BlackLivesMatter. Some of my white friends say this topic is out of their comfort zone.

New Wayback Machine – Beta

ProfHacker

But once I was able to find the original URL, I was able to go back and search the original Wayback search engine and found this from 2001: I was also able to find this from 1999 me: The tool is still in Beta, so obviously it’s still glitchy.

Spreading First Aid for Teens’ Mental Health by Training Adults to Help

MindShift

During the vulnerable transition from childhood to young adulthood, many kids grapple with low self-esteem, anxiety and depression. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness , 20 percent of adolescents between the ages of 13-18 live with a mental health condition.

Not enough students have mentors, and we must change that

The Hechinger Report

Primary and secondary schools have prioritized college preparation since the federal No Child Left Behind Act was passed in 2001, when states demanded K-12 schools adhere to rigid academic standards.

Open letter to teachers who feel trapped in racist schools

The Hechinger Report

Government Accountability Office found the percentage of all schools with racial or socio-economic isolation grew from 9 percent to 16 percent from 2001 to 2014. I see you. You are not alone.

Law Firm Report Says Portland Schools Lax on Lead Levels

K-12 Schools - Education News

For example, in 2001, voluntary, district-wide testing of a number of drinking water sources took place followed by efforts to provide solutions for those sources that tested for elevated lead levels in 2002. (Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons).

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?