Nevada is Leading the Way: Nevada’s Going 1-to-1

The Journal

Let’s use what we have learned since Maine when 1-to-1 in 2002 to ensure a success in Nevada — and in all the states that will be going 1-to-1 in the near future 1-to-1 is no longer a tired notion. 1-to-1 is changing. 1-to-1 is about to. take off!

Stop Celebrating Low-Level Learning

Tom Murray

In the spring of 2002, I was teaching 4th grade in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. That’s right, in 2002, 17 years ago, we were 1:1. Image Credit: The Morning Call, 2002 “I’d love to see these units become standard equipment for all students in five to ten years.”

5 Ways Gamification Can Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset

EmergingEdTech

In 2002, the word gamification was. Gamification allows us to enhance our knowledge and enhance our basic soft skills like multi-tasking, collaborating, creative thinking and committing to a goal. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

NPR Learning and Tech

Graduation rates have been rising since 2002. NPR Ed asked 14 reporters at member stations around the country to find out why. » » E-Mail This

Maine Announces Learning Technology Framework

More Verbs

The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI ) have been in place since 2002 and has certainly helped close the Digital Access Divide in Maine. The true value of laptops and tablets in schools is not learning to use the technology, but rather using the technology to learn.

Educators as Purveyors of Hope

User Generated Education

2002) have higher overall grade point averages. 2002), self-esteem (Snyder et al., 2002), personality (Day, Hanson, Maltby, Proctor, & Wood, 2010), and college entrance examination scores such as high school GPA and ACT/SAT (Gallagher & Lopez, 2008; Snyder et al., 2002).

Palm Pilots and Global Education

The Thinking Stick

A quick 30 minute conversation about the Palm Pilot program I rolled out in Saudi Arabia in 2002, Gamification of Education and Global Education. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to chat with The Edupreneur Podcast.

#AskExcelinEd: How Can States Fix America’s Reading Problem?

ExcelinEd

In 2002, state legislators enacted a comprehensive K-3 reading policy, and Florida was awarded the federal Reading First grant—a nationwide reading initiative, driven by the National Reading Panel report. Last week, we answered the question Why Can’t Millions of Kids Read?

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

2002). As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience.

Comfortably 2.0 - Untitled Article

Comfortably 2.0

The first time I saw it I flashed back to my third year of teaching in 2002 and thought of how I was a “settler” in the field of education. I’m not a settler. Well, I’m not anymore. I used to be a settler. You’ve seen the Direct TV commercial in which a modern family has “settled” for basic cable instead of upgrading to the supreme services of Direct TV.

Use of Blogging to Address the Common Core

A Principal's Reflections

In the study of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Mrs. Westbrook’s class discussions have centered on the playwright’s purpose – a purpose the famous author described in a 2002 interview we use as our informational text for the lesson.

The Guide to Mac OS X Deployment in Education

eSchool News

Since 2002, their Casper Suite solution has helped thousands of schools across the globe ensure their Apple programs are a success. Is your school about to launch a Mac program, but you’re not sure where to start? That’s where the Apple Management Experts at JAMF Software can help.

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

Booth 2002. My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year! From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ISTE 2018 is here again. I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience.

School Leadership in the Common Core Era

A Principal's Reflections

Michael Fullan, 2002, p. 2002). The following is a guest post by Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, Dr. Maria G. Dove, and Dr. Audrey Cohan. Check out their book titled Beyond Core Expectations: A Schoolwide Framework for Serving the Not-So-Common Learner published by Corwin.

Building a Shared Vision Part 1: Where To Begin?

More Verbs

In the spring of 2002, eighteen regional meetings were held around Maine in support of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI). Destination Matters. This is true with schools, too.

How can being bilingual be an asset for white students and a deficit for immigrants?

The Hechinger Report

A 2002 ballot initiative, supported by 61 percent of voters, made English-only instruction mandatory for students who need to learn the language (unless they get a special waiver).

School of Dreams

A Principal's Reflections

After meeting my wife in 2002, I moved to Staten Island, NY and resided there for thirteen years. As many people know I am originally from the Northeastern part of the United States. I was born and raised in New Jersey, where I also became a teacher and eventually a principal.

The Guide to Apple iOS Deployment in Education

eSchool News

Since 2002, JAMF Software—and our Casper Suite solution—have helped schools across the globe ensure their Apple programs are a success. So your school is about to launch an iPad program, and you’re not sure where to start? That’s where the Apple Management Experts can help.

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1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

Zammit and Downes (2002) argued that: Literacy can no longer be seen as just a set of cognitive abilities or skills based on an identifiable technology, for example, alphabetic script on paper.

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If girls are bad at math, should we blame their mothers?

The Hechinger Report

This study analyzed families who started having kids between 1994 and 2002 and sent them to public schools between 2002 and 2012. Girls in biased homes performed worse on math tests, study finds. Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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Scientific Learning Corp. Releases Second Quarter Results; Jeffrey D. Thomas Assumes CEO Role

techlearning

Bowen, who has served as Chairman of the Board since 2002, stated that as the company implements its strategic shift to focus on the large and rapidly expanding English language learning market, the time is right to hand the reins to Thomas. Oakland, Calif. —

For Schools, It’s About Who You Know

Digital Promise

In 2002, the U.S. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. For more than a decade, establishing partnerships between schools and outside organizations — education-related nonprofits, community centers, colleges, or athletic and arts organizations — has been seen as a key way to address the obstacles and lack of opportunities many students face.

When His Roster Outgrew His Classroom, This Prof Mastered Modular Online Curriculum

Edsurge

Right before the start of the Fall semester in 2002, Robertson learned that the 400-seat movie theater that held his Principles of Marketing class at San Francisco State University would no longer be available. Creating modules, one step at a time In 2002, Robertson began to “chunk” his long lectures into short videos, each focusing on a specific topic.

5 Great Ways to Make Your Classroom a Healthier, Happier Place

The CoolCatTeacher

A 2002 study found that telephones, desks, water fountain handles, microwave door handles, and computer keyboards are the most bacteria-laden culprits in our workplaces today. Sponsored by Staples Little moments can make a big difference. As teachers, we need to protect our health.

How To 382

Teaching History with Technology: Reflections on 16 Years & Counting – from Tom Daccord

EdTechTeacher

The most obvious difference is the sheer volume and diversity of technology tools that have appeared since I first taught the workshop in 2002. The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO, Tom Daccord’s new blog: tomdaccord.com. In a few weeks, I will be instructing the EdTechTeacher “Teaching History with Technology Workshop” for the 16th straight year.

Misunderstanding The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Framework

TeachThought - Learn better.

In this model (see Figure 3.1), responsibility for the use of a strategy gradually transfers from the teacher to the student through five stages (Duke & Pearson, 2002, pp. Duke & Pearson, 2002). Misunderstanding The Gradual Release Of Responsibility Framework .

How Data Science Adds Computational Thinking—and Fun—to Gym Class

Edsurge

In the fall of 2002, the Oakland Athletics shattered a 55-year-old record with twenty consecutive games won. When we set out to design an engaging kickball unit for our middle school students, we asked ourselves how we could learn from the 2002 A’s. Like Billy Beane of the 2002 Oakland Athletics, you know the data won’t let you or your team down. It’s the bottom of the ninth with two outs and it’s all tied up.

Data 101

Shared Visioning in Action

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It’s essentially the state tech director position, and its largest responsibility is managing the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI – 1to1 in 7th & 8th statewide – since 2002!

The dark side of education research: widespread bias

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education launched in 2002 to help educators decide which educational products to buy. Critics have attacked Big Pharma for widespread biases in studies of new and potentially profitable drugs.

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Before you start bashing the Millennials…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Between 1970 and 2002, the probability that a working-age American would unexpectedly lose at least half her family income more than doubled. Older generations love to bash the Millennials. But in many ways we are the problem. Here are a few quotes from Huffington Post’s recent article, Generation Screwed : Mention “millennial” to anyone over 40 and the word “entitlement” will come back at you within seconds, our own intergenerational game of Marco Polo.

Acer Announces Alliance With Wonder Workshop

techlearning

The new STEAM bundles are being shown in Acer (2002) and Wonder Workshop’s (5418) booths this week at ISTE 2018 in Chicago at McCormick Place West Building.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Integrated Studies of Educational Technology: Implementing the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund – Educational Technology State Grants Program (Review Copy) (American Institutes for Research, 2002) **Note: Despite the fact that the report was conducted under the direction of the U.S.

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. I had the privilege of co-writing this post with an amazing team of educators. Shaelynn Farnsworth ( @shfarnsworth ), serves as a Literacy Consultant at Area Education Agency 267 in Iowa.

EdTech 101

Students With a Bigger Purpose Stay Motivated

Digital Promise

2002). Keeping students motivated is a challenge for educators and parents alike. By now you’re probably familiar with popular strategies such as grit and growth mindset , which are effective but not entirely foolproof in their abilities to enhance student motivation. For example, grit has received criticism for romanticizing hardships (1) , while growth mindset is ineffective when implemented incorrectly.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

Wages climbed for college grads in the 1970s and 80s, says Mishel, but since 2002 wage growth for people with a bachelors has been stagnant. The labor market value of a college degree has softened, stirring concern that a bachelor’s is no longer a gateway to the middle class.

OPINION: The Opt Out movement is gaining ground, quietly

The Hechinger Report

Standardized testing is a common feature in K-12 schooling in the United States, with federal legislation requiring since 2002 that states test virtually all children in grades 3-8 in mathematics and English language arts.

How One Teacher Founded A Whole New High School

EdNews Daily

He received a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching from Marygrove College in Detroit in 2002. Scott Heister, an engineering and physics teacher, began mentoring his high school’s FIRST Robotics Competition team in his home state of Michigan 19 years ago.

Impero Software Named a Finalist for the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Aug. 22, 2018 – Impero Software, global specialists in remote monitoring and management software for education, has been shortlisted for this year’s Greater Austin Business Awards in the Innovation category.

Live Tuesday Sept. 27th with Cecilia d'Oliveira from MIT's OpenCourseWare

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Cecilia was the technology director for OCW since 2002, and in 2008 was named executive director. From 2002 to 2008 she served as MIT OpenCourseWare''s Technology Director with responsibility for building the technical infrastructure for the program.