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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

IRS Official to Schools: “One of the Most Dangerous Email Phishing Scams We’ve Seen”

Doug Levin

My followers may know that many days I take to Twitter to share national, state, and local news stories of relevance to technology use in schools and for learning. Image credit: “hacker” by Dani Latorre, 2001.

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Dave Burgess Talks Student Engagement #MondayMotivation #tlap

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. All you need to do is head over to leave a review on iTunes and just include your Twitter or Instagram handle so we can reach you. . Dave Burgess on Twitter @ burgessdave.

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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.

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!


The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Nov 12, 2014, 2539 Does Twitter have a minimum age requirement? Nov 5, 2014, 2001 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment. Entry Pageviews 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in.


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.

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs


By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan for more from Avra and Rosey follow them on Twitter: @avrarachel & @romcquill. Differentiating instruction gives students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn.

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Spreading First Aid for Teens’ Mental Health by Training Adults to Help


You can find her @dr_fraga on Twitter. During the vulnerable transition from childhood to young adulthood, many kids grapple with low self-esteem, anxiety and depression.

Keeping it Together with Google Keep


I began my education career in 2001 as an Interrelated Special Education teacher, mainly serving as a resource and collaborative English/Language Arts teacher.

7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

TeachThought - Learn better.

Bransford et al (2001) How People Learn. Clarke, Shirley (2001) Unlocking Formative Assessment: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Pupils’ Learning in the Primary Classroom. 3] See Bransford et al (2001), pp. 7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback.

My Experience as a Paramedic on 9-11-01

Educational Technology Guy

I returned to the City on November 18th, 2001 for the EMS Memorial Service. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I am a paramedic and I was an Aerospace Engineer before I became a teacher. On this 11th anniversary of that horrible day, I would like to share my experience of that event.

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Isn’t it time to stop Wikipedia shaming?


Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia’s crowd-sourced authorship–its wikiness–has provoked debate relating to authority, despite the fact that many Wikipedia authors are topic experts and that a growing number of librarians and academics contribute by adding and editing references.

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Five-Way Merger Creates New Illuminate Education: Bringing K-12 Educators the Broadest Choice of Student Achievement and Personalized Learning Offerings


About Alpine Achievement Based in Colorado, Alpine Achievement has been supporting school and district administrators and teachers since 2001. For more information on Insight and all its investments, visit www.insightpartners.com or follow us on Twitter @insightpartners.

4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 3

The Electric Educator

Fride (2001 in Rice 2006) discovered that the amount of engagement by the adult supervisor seemed to influence the amount of and quality of participation by students. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash).

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education name grand prize winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge


About the DEA Educational Foundation Established in 2001, the DEA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preventing drug abuse. Teenagers across the nation were invited to submit 30-60 second video public service announcements that capture their unique voice in order to communicate the opioid epidemic as a national crisis.

Why Students Don’t Always Transfer What They Seem To Understand

TeachThought - Learn better.

Here are a few key passages from How People Learn (2001) that summarize what we know about effective use of conditional knowledge in new situations – i.e. successful transfer of learning: “A major goal of schooling is to prepare students for flexible adaptation to new problems and settings.

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. They are mandated in nearly every public school by No Child Left Behind, the 2001 federal education law. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context. April 01, 2015 4:47 PM ET. Anya Kamenetz. NPR Ed.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can follow him on twitter at [link] or follow his thoughts at [link] Dr. Alec Couros is a Professor of educational technology and media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina.


How Tech Tools Helped a Part-Time Tutor Become a Full-Time Entrepreneur


Passionate about education but unsure if a traditional teaching path was for him, the Brooklyn native was uncertain of his next step after graduating with an English degree from Wesleyan University in 2001. Twitter. As a tutor, Josh Sohn doesn’t simply help students complete their homework or ace their SATs.

A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

NPR Learning and Tech

Twitter. Twitter. Wieman won the Nobel Prize for physics 2001 for creating what's called Bose-Einstein condensation in a dilute gas, or, as he puts it with a grin, "getting atoms really really cold and they do weird quantum things!"

He's only me

Learning with 'e's

Several people have recently asked why I use the name Timbuckteeth on Twitter , Flickr and Slideshare. Others have asked me about my use of the blue astronaut picture as my Twitter profile picture.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat will share his 30-plus years of fieldwork, advocacy (he published Growing Without Schooling magazine from 1986 to 2001), and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help you and your children learn in their own ways.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

Executives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified before Congress in October, responding to questions about the role these Internet companies had played in the election, particularly as related to allegations of Russian interference.

Teaching about mob mentality

Connecting 2 the World

2001). I went to twitter to ask for suggestions on teaching this. Today I taught my group communication class about mob mentality. This is the first semester I have included this in my course, but with the recent publicity about Bullying, I felt it was necessary for my students to understand the role of group communication in the bullying debate.

Reading Robert Putnam, _Our Kids_, chapter 4, “Schooling”

Bryan Alexander

190) As one Twitter commentator summarized , “It turns out that rich dumb kids are more likely to graduate from college than smart poor kids” #ourkids what’s the answer?”

Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

Hack Education

Anyone whose car has at least four doors and is newer than 2001 – Uber will also help you finance a new car, even if you have a terrible credit score. It just hooked them all up on Twitter.). This talk was presented at The University of Edinburgh's Moray House School of Education.


K-12 Dealmaking: Sesame Workshop Launches VC Arm; PowerSchool Buys Interactive Achievement

Marketplace K-12

Established in 1997, Apple acquired the PowerSchool platform in 2001. based EverFi, which focuses on providing digital education for wellness and prevention, is backed by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Twitter founder Evan Williams. Recent deals in the K-12 market include not only moves by huge players like McGraw-Hill Education, but also activity by Sesame Workshop, PowerSchool, and EverFi.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She was recently chosen to be a Teacher of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and she has also been named a Top Education Influencer on Twitter. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).