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State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

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If the workday of an adult typically requires seamless broadband access, then it’s reasonable that today’s students need the same access during their school day. The key is the state leadership to make broadband accessible to all.

Not enough students have mentors, and we must change that

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Startups and established tech companies are providing a crash course in entrepreneurship, sending engineers and designers into public schools to mentor students. Schools and businesses can meet halfway to close the mentorship gap. But not enough companies provide these opportunities.

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If public education is ever going to meet the needs of low-income students, ideas for change must get beyond the constant war of words fueled by advocacy journalism, partisan blogging and fake news.

Give Students the Tools and Skills They Need for Media Literacy

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The National Association for Media Literacy Education defines media literacy as the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication. When talking about access to tools, quality matters. Media literacy is more important today than ever.

How to reorientate education from knowledge acquisition to knowledge & skill mastery

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If companies don’t even ask for test scores & GPAs from candidates anymore, then why is our whole education system measured by the success in examinations still? These motivators, however, fuel the memorization of facts knowledge rather the than mastery of knowledge and skills, as students are not usually inspired to learn through engaging with the content, but through meeting short-term goals to earn a reward. Waterman, Schwartz, Goldbacher, Green, Miller, Philip, 2001 ).

Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first

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He had an internship at the tech and manufacturing company 3M. Then in 2001, two huge earthquakes shook El Salvador, and then-President George W. Every administration, Republican and Democrat, has kept TPS going for Salvadorans since 2001. Jose is unphased by the cold.

Why ‘Black Box’ Software Isn’t Ready to Teach College

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Specifically she worries that some companies have made their products a “black box” that professors and researchers can’t understand or control. Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education who previously worked in the private sector, stresses that she’s not against software companies. That was way back in 2001. And their interest was to find some way to provide access to high-quality education.

DEBT WITHOUT DEGREE: Gaps in financial aid, funding contribute to growing number of Georgians with college loans and no college degree

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That can be funding the institutions themselves; it also can be investing in financial aid,” said Debbie Cochrane, vice president of The Institute for College Access and Success, a national nonprofit.

In charter-school oversight, as in foreign affairs: Trust, but verify

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Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, will likely use whatever weapons exist in the federal policy arsenal to expand access to charter schools and private schools, shifting public funds to the private and quasi-private sector. President-Elect Donald J.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: Step 1: Join us at the online meeting room on Zoom ([link] Step 2: We are going to play a Kahoot game to learn some things about Amazon. The moderators of this session represent communities that have been meeting and collaborating online for well over a decade now.

Education Technology, Betsy DeVos, and the Innovation Gospel

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Wayne Johnson , the head of a student loan refinancing company, was chosen to run the department’s student loan division; Robert Eitel , a former executive at the for-profit Bridgepoint Education, was pegged as senior counselor to the secretary; and Stanley Buchesky , a venture capitalist with The EdTechFund, was selected as the department’s interim CFO, for example. Theranos, the troubled blood-testing company. The for-profit college company Sextant Education.

Why What We Are Teaching Is Wrong and What We Should Do About It

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Without further ado, I am going to share the five main answers that my students came up with between 2001 and now to the question “ What is wrong with the curriculum in your school? ”. I went to his company when I was a kid and he let me drive the forklift.

Passionate About Second Language Acquisition: Meet Inkeri, English Teacher at 51Talk

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The company’s mission is to make quality education accessible and affordable, and through an online platform. After completing undergraduate school in 2001, I began my teaching career as a substitute teacher at various Oregon districts.