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CatchOn Joins the Education Networks of America Family of Companies

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JUNE 26, 2018 In a move that enhances its mission of supporting education institutions and libraries, Education Networks of America ® (ENA) today announced that Dallas-based education technology company CatchOn, Inc has joined the ENA family of companies. NASHVILLE, TENN.

Education Technology, Betsy DeVos, and the Innovation Gospel

Hack Education

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.

Debunking the ‘Gold Standard’ Myths in Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

But when it comes to demonstrating that products “work,” too many companies fall back on testimonials. In fact, we’d argue that the best way to ramp and grow a company is to create a compelling portfolio of efficacy. A logic-model literally captures the DNA of a company.

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Rangatiratanga: How Tapping Into New Zealand’s Indigenous Concepts Sparked New Educational Gains

Edsurge

You are meeting the learners in the Manaiakalani education program. Finally in 2001, the school leadership and the parents jointly engaged in a painful analysis that lead to a profound conclusion: If we don’t change, the results won’t change. Manaiakalani Digital Teaching Academy teachers meet for their training day. The fund provided confidence to the financing company in case parents defaulted on their payments. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community

A Billionaire Benefactor, a Disputed Ballot Issue and a Community College Turnaround

Edsurge

Texarkana College adopted new enterprise software and other edtech tools like an early-alert system, but technology was only one aspect of the school’s effort. And in fact, some officials attribute poor technology purchasing decisions as one of the roots of their troubles. Things changed in 2001, when then-president Carl Nelson died unexpectedly, leaving the campus and its leadership in shock. We let technology leave us in the dust.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

edWeb.net

After all, schools are preparing them for their future careers, which will include using some aspect of online technology. They collaborate to make sure the technology and services are meeting their current and future needs.

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

The Hechinger Report

They’re looking for the money they’re owed, for new textbooks, lab equipment, updated technology, teaching assistants and materials for special-needs students. The Title I program identifies what fiscal resources schools need, but Congress hasn’t allocated enough resources to meet those needs.

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

The Hechinger Report

In middle and high school, Jose enrolled in a technology magnet school and competed in robotics tournaments. 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.

Give Students the Tools and Skills They Need for Media Literacy

edWeb.net

This criteria should serve as a model for students so that when they see something that doesn’t meet it, they can spot the difference. She has worked in hundreds of schools, integrating technology into teaching and learning and providing onsite support for teachers.

The opioid crisis took their parents, now foster kids left behind are being failed again

The Hechinger Report

Indiana’s foster care intake has more than doubled since 2001 , the sharpest increase in the nation. That’s the thing that shocked me more than anything,” said O’Brien, who is now retired after decades working at Eli Lilly and Company, the pharmaceutical company.

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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). For example, a graduate with an associate’s degree in accounting may be competent for recording inventory, but not creating a company’s tax return. Through group filtering and curating, documents become a record of the group’s content knowledge or shared cognition (Cannon-Bower & Salas, 2001).

Veterans continue to battle for their military training to count as college credit

The Hechinger Report

CHICAGO — Steve Mayou was dumbfounded when he was told he’d have to take courses in introductory physics and basic math on his path to a bachelor’s degree in sustainable building science and technology. Photo: U.S. Military Academy.

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

The Hechinger Report

Eight board members are currently CEOs, seven have founded non-profits, and 11 have founded companies. President-Elect Donald J. Trump listens as Betsy DeVos speaks at a “USA Thank You Tour 2016” event at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, Mi. on Friday, Dec. 09, 2016.

How a Sword and Sorcery Camp Uses Immersive Role Play to Teach STEAM

MindShift

A yellow school bus unloads a group of eager young campers, ready to meet their counselors and settle in for some summer camp fun. Guard Up opened a full-time facility in Burlington, Massachusetts, in 2001. In this age of technology, so few kids are unplugged and playing pretend.

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

The Hechinger Report

Passed in 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act was the centerpiece of President George W. Billions of public dollars flowed to private companies, including some operations of questionable quality, set up specifically to take advantage of the federal windfall.

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.

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

Fractus Learning

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.

Live and Interactive with Roger Schank on "Our Broken Education System"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is CEO of Socratic Arts , a company whose goal is to design and implement learning-by-doing, story-centered curricula in schools, universities, and corporations. In order to get computers to learn, Schank realized, they would have to have expectations and they would have to know when new events failed to meet those expectations. For the EPA this meant running a public meeting and dealing with an angry populace.

Teaching from Home and Still Making a Difference: Meet Katharine from 51Talk

EdNews Daily

Upon completion I was offered a job teaching English to business managers at an international company and worked there for a few months before being offered a job teaching children and young adults. Distant Education Education News ESL ESL and Bilingual Technology

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

EdNews Daily

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.