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.

Trending Sources

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Despite family and work commitments, student veterans outpace classmates

The Hechinger Report

11, 2001 graduated at a rate of between 66 percent and 68 percent. Veterans in College Source: National Veteran Education Success Tracker.

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.

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.

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).

7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

TeachThought - Learn better.

Bransford et al (2001) How People Learn. Clarke, Shirley (2001) Unlocking Formative Assessment: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Pupils’ Learning in the Primary Classroom. 3] See Bransford et al (2001), pp. 7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback.

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In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

This isn't a new story: even PCs, which were widely available in classrooms by 2001, rarely had a real impact on classroom instruction. Ken Eastwood is the superintendent of Middletown City School District , NY, a member of our League of Innovative Schools. In terms of student proficiency, today's classrooms are more diverse than ever. We're "detracking" students previously sorted by ability. We're mainstreaming those with special needs.

Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Newly published, peer-reviewed research out of Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine suggests that one-to-one laptop programs improve student academic achievement in K-12 classrooms. The primary author of the study ( Binbin Zheng, Ph.D.

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

The Hechinger Report

“But if you look back to 2001, both trends are the same; we’re flat. Reading comprehension skills are slipping among fourth-graders, according to the Progress in International Reading Skills Literacy Study. Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. Is the U.S.

GlobalEd.TV February Webinar - "How Do We Define Competence in Global Education?"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She was the High School Principal at Campus Eugenio Garza Sada, Tecnológico de Monterrey from 2001 to 2013. GlobalEd.TV presents: "How Do We Define Competence in Global Education?" Date + Time: Monday February 1st 7pm EST (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.)

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Lancaster and Strand, 2001; Brink, 2013; Opdecam and Everaert, 2012). 2001) ‘Using the team-learning model in a managerial accounting class: An experiment in cooperative learning’, Issues in Accounting Education , 16(4), 549-567. The Process.

Do one-to-one laptop programs improve learning?

eSchool News

The researchers reviewed nearly 100 academic studies on one-to-one laptop programs dating back to 2001, although only 10 of the studies were scientifically rigorous enough to use in a statistical “meta-analysis” in the paper.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

FY 2001: $450,000,000. Legislative Authorization: Title II, Part D (Sections 2401-2422) of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

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.

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.

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).

The Inconvenient Truths About Assessment

TeachThought - Learn better.

According to Ross & Rolheiser, “Students who are taught self-evaluation skills are more likely to persist on difficult tasks, be more confident about their ability, and take greater responsibility for their work.” ( Ross & Rolheiser 2001 ). The Inconvenient Truths About Assessment.

3 keys to student success with early college programs

eSchool News

GCS has offered early college options since 2001 and has seen remarkable success, despite serving a largely urban and low-income population.

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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.

Qualified teachers are choosing not to teach in our schools — I am one of them

The Hechinger Report

As Richard Ingersoll of the University of Pennsylvania made clear in a 2001 paper , there are (and have been) persistent organizational issues that lead to attrition or flight from the profession and thus create what appears to be a teacher shortage.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Gross, MM, MLS, JD, has served as President & CEO of Howard County Library System (HCLS) in Maryland since 2001.

Learning is social and emotional; our classrooms should be too

The Hechinger Report

Passage of the No Child Left Behind legislation in 2001 put into motion an accountability system that held school districts accountable for reading and mathematics proficiency. My stepson’s inability to read because of a disability didn’t lessen my expectation that his school teach him.

"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?

Keeping it Together with Google Keep

EdTechTeam

I began my education career in 2001 as an Interrelated Special Education teacher, mainly serving as a resource and collaborative English/Language Arts teacher.

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.

Daphne Koller Bids Farewell to Coursera, Hello to Calico

Edsurge

This field has been a passion of mine since 2001, when I first started working on it at Stanford.” Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller has ridden the MOOC craze as the company’s CEO and later president. Now Koller is returning to her background in machine-learning research. Yesterday, Koller announced she’s leaving the company to join Calico , a Google-funded research and development company that focuses on slowing aging and counteracting age‑related diseases. “It

Dave Burgess Talks Student Engagement #MondayMotivation #tlap

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher in San Diego, California, he was a 2001 and 2012 Golden Apple winner in the Grossmont Union High School District and the 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year at West Hills High School. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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.

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.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

2014; Hofferth & Sandberg, 2001). Another nationwide study found that children under 12 years old have approximately two hours of free time during the day and that this decreases as they get older (Hofferth & Sandberg, 2001).

Thursday - Paulo Blikstein from Stanford on Cutting-Edge Technologies for Inner-City Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

in Digital Systems Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil (1998, 2001), as well as a MSc.

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

This belief was also the basis for the in Digital Natives and Immigrants theory (Prensky, 2001), a persistent discourse that has greatly influenced the thinking of educators in recent years. 2001) Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants On the Horizon , 9 (5).

Today - Alan November on "Who Owns the Learning?"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2001, he was listed one of eight educators to provide leadership into the future by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse. Join me tonight, Monday, February 18th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with Alan November on his new book Who Owns the Learning?

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011.