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

Hack Education

Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). 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?

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. Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half.

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. By the time he found a job in 2003, his debt had reached a level where he could “barely keep his head above water”. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature.

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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.

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. FY 2003 $700,500,000. On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

The program was created by Congress in 1998 and greatly expanded in 2001 under President George W. Since 2003, spending has remained fairly steady at about $15 million.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Lancaster and Strand, 2001; Brink, 2013; Opdecam and Everaert, 2012). 2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. The Process.

OPINION: America’s common narrative exists — and it must include Muslims and refugees

The Hechinger Report

In Montana, the Custer Battlefield National Monument became the Little Bighorn National Monument in 1991, and a memorial for the Indians who fought Custer opened in 2003. We have not absorbed September 11, 2001 , nor the elections of 2008 or 2016. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry.

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). 2003).

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

“JPS has since 2003 taken a concerted effort to engage a missing stakeholder in students’ education: fathers and men.” 11, 2001, attacks. Steve Collins, Jackson Public Schools Parent of the Year for 2016, helps McLeod Elementary School students in the carpool line.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. 2001) Teacher efficacy: Capturing an elusive construct, Teaching and Teacher Education 17 (2001), pp. New York: Free, 2003.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

This has implications for agency and ownership as knowledge that is created by and for the organization may be perceived as being owned by the organization (Ende & Lungsford, 2001). Through group filtering and curating, documents become a record of the group’s content knowledge or shared cognition (Cannon-Bower & Salas, 2001). 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001). 2003). 2001). 2001). 2001). 2001). 2001). 2003). 2003). 2001).

"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?

Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His most recent book is Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, May 2003). Join me Tuesday, September 11th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Patrick Farenga, author of Teach Your Own : The John Holt Book Of Homeschooling.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001. " Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010).

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. degree from the MIT Media Lab (2002), where he was also a visiting scholar (2003).

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” “I got into television because I hated it so,” he told CNN in 2001.

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. 2003) Boomers, Gen-xers, and Millennials : Understanding the new students.

Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

The previous federal law, the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, required states to develop and give standardized tests in third to eighth grade. Oregon is ahead of the curve nationally, having delved into the method in 2003.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

8, 2003. Passed in 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act was the centerpiece of President George W. In a recent report, Education Week dug deep into student proficiency rates on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) from 2003 through 2015.

Live Tuesday August 30th (Early Time) with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on Professional Learning Communities to Improve Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She has co-authored nine books, was one of the featured principals in the 2001 Video Journal of Education production, “Leadership in an Age of Standards and High Stakes” and was the lead consultant and featured principal in their 2003 program, “Elementary Principals as Leaders of Learning.”

CyArk: digitally preserving and sharing our vulnerable heritage

NeverEndingSearch

Founded in 2003, CyArk (for cyber archive), is an international nonprofit dedicated to enhancing accessibility to and digitally preserving heritage sites for future generations. We’re losing the sites and the stories faster than we can physically preserve them. Ben Kacyra. Earthquakes and natural disasters are partly to blame. But human factors–arson, acid rain, urban sprawl, terrorism and war–accelerate destruction of our global historic treasures.

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

They are mandated in nearly every public school by No Child Left Behind, the 2001 federal education law. A 2003 paper by the economists Brian Jacob of the University of Michigan and Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago analyzed test answers from the Chicago Public Schools.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

Here is a run-down: 2001. 2003. The point is, teachers, students, their families and entire communities here in Philadelphia have been on a rollercoaster of education reform for over a decade ever since the State took over in 2001 and put in the School Reform Commission.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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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.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "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.

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

This belief was also the basis for the Digital Natives and Immigrants theory (Prensky, 2001), a persistent discourse that has greatly influenced the thinking of educators in recent years. 2003) Boomers, Gen-xers, and Millennials : Understanding the new students.

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What do preschool teachers need to do a better job?

The Hechinger Report

11, 2001. When she got her first preschool classroom in 2003 though, she said she had to write her own curriculum and figure out what her kids needed. Faced with too many choices for outfitting their classrooms, teachers at P.S. 3 in Brooklyn bought several kinds of blocks.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

2010) and Assessment for Educational Leaders (2006), Allyn & Bacon; The Truth About Testing (2001), Test Better, Teach Better (2003), Transformative Assessment (2008) and Instruction that Measures Up (2009) ASCD; America’s “Failing” Schools (2005) and Mastering Assessment (2006), Routledge; and Unlearned Lessons (2009) Harvard Education Press. Join me Tuesday, April 23rd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with W.

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published numerous articles both online and in print, including The Future of Online Learning (1998), Learning Objects (2000), Resource Profiles (2003), and E-Learning 2.0

Live Tonight in Elluminate - Students on Homework

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2001 she co-founded the nonprofit What Kids Can Do (WKCD), and under its auspices she has since written nine books in collaboration with diverse youth from around the nation. Cushman’s other books with youth include the best-selling Fires in the Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from High School Students (New Press, 2003) and its two sequels, Fires in the Middle School Bathroom (New Press, 2008) and Sent to the Principal (Next Generation Press, 2005, 2006).

Knowledge ownership

Connecting 2 the World

According to Skitka’s (2003) AIM model of Social Identity Theory , a greater level of ownership may create higher stakes for the individual within a group. 2001; McGrath et al., 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001; Skitka, 2003; Whitworth et al., Occasionally, there was discussion of transferring the knowledge to external stakeholders (Mason & Lefrere, 2003; Yakhlef, 2002). This is my third finding of my dissertation. I will post the first finding next week.