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.

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.

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.

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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).

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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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.

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no ceiling as they are continually pursuing pathways and allocating resources to help the best get even better.

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.

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.

Universal preschool is most cost-effective, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Cascio’s paper uses data collected on children born in 2001 and followed through kindergarten entry by the National Center for Education Statistics’ Early Childhood Longitudinal Study.

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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.

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.

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.

Scheduling ways to make teaching less solitary

The Hechinger Report

When David Krulwich decided to make a mid-career switch from attorney to math teacher in 2001, he was delighted to find that teaching was a profession he found rewarding and fun.

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.

3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

Regardless of whether Mister Rogers’ puppets, trains, and soothing voice touched your childhood personally, he was inarguably a very “good neighbor” to millions of preschool children during his nearly 40 years of public broadcasting from 1963 to 2001.

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.

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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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.

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.

GreyED Accepted into Prestigious SETDA Emerging Partners Program

techlearning

About the State Educational Technology Directors Association The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), founded in 2001, is the national non-profit association representing the interests of U.S. (Minneapolis, Mn. & & Alexandria, Va.)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why innovation must be the new development strategy

The Christensen Institute

And if we’re measuring the wrong thing, we’re going to do the wrong thing.” – Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, 2001. “What we measure informs what we do.

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).

Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

Alex* dropped out of college in 2001 in search of a job. However, due to the recession in 2001, he was unable to find a job for the next two years and ended up paying for his living expenses using credit card. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature.

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"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?

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.

OPINION: AP Physics as a force for civil rights?

The Hechinger Report

Similarly, among high-poverty public high schools serving primarily black and Hispanic students nationwide — which more than doubled in number since 2001, and now enroll about 17 percent of all students — under half offer AP classes. An exhibit at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

What every healthcare manager should ask before hopping on the integration bandwagon

The Christensen Institute

It’s rare to read past a healthcare headline these days without encountering the word “integration” in some phrase or other, from vertical or horizontal integration; to clinical, economic or data integration. And the word’s ubiquity makes sense. Everything about U.S. healthcare is complex, from the problems it’s required to solve and the fragmented “system” through which care is funded and delivered, to the regulations intended to promote care quality, cost effectiveness and access.

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The Hechinger Report

The post-truth era fit neatly between enactments of No Child Left Behind in 2001 – a touted bipartisan compromise – and its follow-up, the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015 , which essentially said, “we were better off before 2001.”.

What's Making a Difference in Math Education for ELLs?

MIND Research Institute

In 2001, Madison Elementary became one of the first schools to adopt ST Math in an effort to address the needs of their predominantly ELL students. By 2025, nearly one out of every four public school students in the U.S. will be an English language learner (ELL).