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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash.

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.

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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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.

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.

BlackTrax helps bring thrills and spills of Fast & Furious movie to live arena event

techlearning

The original Fast & Furious movie was first shown in 2001, with numerous sequels having been released since then.

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.

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.

OPINION: What if corporate America did more to raise the high school graduation rate?

The Hechinger Report

Even though this crucial completion figure hit 84 percent in 2016, up from 71 percent in 2001, the nation is off pace when it comes to reaching a graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020. . There still aren’t enough students graduating from high school.

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).

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.

"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.