Adding up the cost of head-on competition

The Christensen Institute

Let’s examine two such examples: Microsoft Xbox and Tesla. Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console launched in late 2001 into a sustaining competition with Sony’s Playstation, the dominant incumbent at the time.

Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning


Differentiated instruction gives students multiple options for taking in information, making sense of their ideas and then expressing what they know (Tomlinson, 2001).

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The Value of Listening in the Classroom: How to Teach Your Students Active Listening


One great way to think of positive versus negative listening skills is through the example of active and passive listening. A classroom example of passive listening? And finally, lead by example. Language Arts Journal of Michigan, 2001, 17(2), pp.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


In this article, we’ll go over a few causes and examples of childhood trauma and the lasting academic and social-emotional impact trauma can have on a student. Causes and Examples of Childhood Trauma. Developmental Psychology, 2001, 37(1), pp.

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Interview with Noah Geisel, @SenorG: Motivate with Digital Badges!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Fast forward a few short years and now Aurora has one of the best examples of a K12 badging system in the country. Noah began his teaching career in 2001 and has worked as a Spanish Teacher, English Teacher, Technology Teacher, EdTech Coach, and Blended Learning Coach.

How to Bring Back the Arts and Boost Academic Achievement Through STEAM Curriculum


We understand, for example, that literacy is a skill that will help a student learn and communicate for the rest of their life. 2,3] If you have students who love dinosaurs, for example, you could hand out coloring sheets of a T-Rex. Young Children, May 2001, 56(3), pp.

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Want More Innovation? Try Connecting the Dots Between Engineering and Humanities

Digital Promise

And in 2001, the engineering accreditation body ABET added a new criterion so as to ensure that students get “the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.”.

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How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Hawkins, Pepler, and Craig, 2001 ). Examples include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, and fake profiles. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

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8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

The CoolCatTeacher

2001). Hear about online mentorship for admin For example, last year, I interviewed veteran teacher Stephanie Goldman and first-year teacher Lindsay George who used Google Drive to collaborate.

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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.

Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

As an example, consider a person who has filed for bankruptcy in the past and is trying to recover. 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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Open Organ Resources? Lessons from Sharing

Iterating Toward Openness

In 2001, MIT President Charles Vest’s annual report was titled Disturbing the Educational Universe: Universities in the Digital Age — Dinosaurs or Prometheans? For example, is living liver donation the ultimate revise and remix activity?

Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

Examples include the opportunity for high school students taking health classes to observe and interact with medical personnel as they perform procedures, or a musician in a distant city teaching classes and leading rehearsals while online. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Want to help public education thrive in 2017? Support The Hechinger Report!

The Hechinger Report

Trump and Betsy DeVos are examples of why a free press is needed now more than ever. For example, states like Arizona voted to “replace” Common Core standards only to make minor changes on things like cursive writing.

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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.

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.

Tackling the education-to-employment gap

The Christensen Institute

Emsi’s economists and data scientists gather data from more than 100 national and local employment resources to provide analysis of current and historical labor market trends dating back to 2001.

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs


In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and demonstrate their understanding ( Tomlinson, 2001 ). For example, dyslexic students benefit from san serif fonts such as Arial, Avant Garde, or Open Dyslexic.

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New Wayback Machine – Beta


Petersen uses Geocities as an example, but I was interested in finding the old site for student newspaper I edited and moved online back in 1996.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

By identifying which of their skills need improving, they can then pick specific skills to work on, develop strategies for improvement, select examples of how they are improving, and plan next steps.

What’s wrong with ‘patient-centered care,’ and how to get it right

The Christensen Institute

In a 2001 publication entitled Crossing the Quality Chasm , The Institute of Medicine sounded an urgent alarm about quality shortfalls in American healthcare, and proclaimed “patient-centered care” a critical part of the solution. For example, nobody wants a vacuum cleaner or Bollywood dance lessons , per se.

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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.

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.

Why NCLB failed, and how states can avoid making the same mistakes under ESSA

The Christensen Institute

Although it may be hard to believe today, Congress passed the 2001 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act with overwhelming bipartisan support. For example, in a manufacturing company, the reasons factory workers come to work might be very different from those of senior managers.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

So what’s an example of something it might look like? They had to give some examples. Karen Bosch Is the PreK – 8 Technology Instructor at Southfield Christian School in the Metro Detroit area, a position she has held since 2001.

Does Your Company Really Need AI? Stanford Executive Course Aims to Demystify the Hype


In higher education, some worry that using student data to predict their outcomes, for example, could reinforce bias bases. In 2001, BusinessWeek estimated the executive education market at $800 million.

The Creation of a Picture Language

Fractus Learning

For example, in looking at a picture of a boat, one of the men said the name of a person who was not in the picture but who was standing close by when the picture was taken. 2001). 2001).

Advocating for CC BY

Iterating Toward Openness

Example – I want to use some NC-licensed content in my course, but students can only attend my course if they pay tuition. Let’s look at a specific example. In 2001 Richard Baraniuk released his open textbook Signals and Systems. What specific examples (i.e.,

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The ultimate guide to learning theories in education

Linways Technologies

2001), is that people act with intentionality and values. or creative thinking that cannot be solved by following text examples, involving students in simulations and role-plays, and using self-paced and/or cooperative learning. Education is all about the transfer of knowledge.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

In Connecticut, for example, public schools as well as other organizations receive broadband services from the CEN. By providing these examples of state leadership to support technology in education, though, states can work towards bridging the digital divide.

Higher Order Thinking Through Curation


A revised taxonomy for teaching, learning, and assessment was published in 2001, with cognitive concepts such as remembering, understanding, application, analyzing, evaluation and creation.

LeBron James Is Schooling Us on What Education Reform Got Wrong


For example, one of the most promising providers, a program called City Connects, has posted improved test scores and down the line students graduate at nearly double the rate of comparison peers. The 2001 No Child Left Behind Act was premised on the theory that by setting high standards for all students and holding school systems and states accountable to reaching those standards, schools would improve. Washington State, for example, created an Office of Integrated Student Support.

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? For example, in light of recent massacres, NRA-funded politicians have encouraged school districts to arm teachers. I recently wrote two pieces that I'd love for you all to read.

?Student Data and Privacy, From Inside Cambridge Public Schools


For example, if a company took to heart all of the governing laws that apply to school use of educational technology and published how they are compliant, that would be a step in the right direction. It has been amended nine times; the last in 2001. So school districts have had to interpret the law in different ways, as the technology landscape today looks very different than that of 2001.

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Large Mississippi district handed over to public-private partnership

The Hechinger Report

Perhaps the most notable examples of this model are found in New Orleans and in the Achievement School District in Memphis. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia School District in Pennsylvania was turned over to a five-member panel known as the School Reform Commission , which took control in 2001.