The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

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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.

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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.

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).

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.

10 characteristics of authentic learning

Learning with 'e's

2002). 2002 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association , New Orleans, LA, USA. I argued yesterday that authentic learning is a vital part of education in the 21st Century.

Try these mobile and web tools to improve parent-teacher communication

eSchool News

Way back in 2002, the High School Journal wrote that “School practices for contacting parents should be modernized because they lack reliability and are often ineffective.” Apps and well-known social media sites can be used creatively to share more with parents.

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.

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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 .

The best PD webinars of 2016—did you watch?

eSchool News

Literacy a la carte & Fun for Early Learners presented by Kim Adsit, 2002 Teacher of the Year and author. edWeb.net just completed an analysis of their 2016 webinar viewership stats for 2016.

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with 'e's

User generated content has also attracted criticism over issues of mediocrity, lack of accuracy and superficial scholarship (Brabazon, 2002; 2007). 2002) Digital Hemlock: Internet Education and the Poisoning of Teaching.

Higher Education in the Disinformation Age

Hack Education

” that Crichton gave in 2002 at the International Leadership Forum, a think tank run by the now-dormant Western Behavioral Sciences Institute. ” This was 2002 – Crichton doesn’t blame the Internet.

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

So I’m going to take you back in my way back machine, in the year 2002; I’m minding my own business, teaching sixth grade, doing Latin roots.

Google Sites as Digital Portfolios

EdTechTeam

Jennifer Cauthers Mahopac High School Mahopac, NY Twitter: @cauthersj Jennifer has taught science since 1999 and has been a district technology leader since 2002.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer. I wish everyone knew that our nation’s high school graduation rate reached a record high 83 percent in 2016, probably about nine percentage points higher than 2002 when NCLB was passed and we couldn’t even agree upon or calculate the rate!).

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.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The news literacy initiative is based in the Stanford History Education Group that Wineburg founded in 2002 to train teachers how to use primary sources and help students critically evaluate historical claims. Northport, N.Y.,

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From 2002 to 2014 Bryan worked with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit working to help small colleges and universities best integrate digital technologies.

Resource gap may be key to closing achievement gap

eSchool News

Over the entire 20-year-period, nearly all states increased the number of staff per 100 pupils, but most of those gains occurred prior to 2002. Income-achievement gaps now far surpass racial-achievement gaps, study finds.

Thursday Interview - Finkelstein on Virtual PD, Non-Traditional Learning Environments, and Badges

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Prior to founding LearningTimes in 2002, Jonathan was a co-founder at HorizonLive (now Blackboard Collaborate), and designed the first synchronous collaboration platforms for academia, associations and other non-profits.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

2002) and used by other academics (e.g. 2002) Team-based learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups , Praeger Publishers, Westport, CT. The Process. Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom?

Announcing EdTechTeam Adventures

EdTechTeam

I started taking Aurora photos in Inuvik in 2002.

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with 'e's

Howard Rheingold argued as early as 2002 that mobile phones harness the 'power of the many', which has manifested itself in recent years in social phenomena such as citizen journalism, flash mobs and crowd sourced funding projects to name just a few.

38 Community Colleges Share What It Takes to Launch an OER Degree Program

Edsurge

Tuition increased 89 percent from 2002 to 2012, and textbook prices—which cost anywhere from $600 to $1300 today—rose 82 percent over the same period, according to U.S. The college affordability crisis has gained much attention in recent years, yet prices continue to climb. Government Accountability Office. The prices keep many students, particularly those from low-income families, from completing college.

Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

I cited Puro (2002) who declared: 'The mobile phone. 2002) Italy: Stereotypes, true and false. 2002) Finland: A Mobile Culture. It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today.

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Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 2

Turn to Your Neighbor

According to Barnett and Ceci (2002 ), there are two overarching domains of far transfer: the content domain (what is actually transferred), the context domain (when and where something is transferred to and from) and multiple subdomains within.

Let’s Prepare Students for the World—Not Tests

Edsurge

While test prep has been on the rise since state tests were mandated by federal law in 2002, reading and math scores have largely remained flat. Spring means one thing to many elementary and middle schools across the country: test prep. Students across the country are gearing up to take federally mandated, state-administered exams, and teachers, administrators and parents all feel the heat. The stakes will rise if the Trump administration is successful in shifting funding to vouchers.

Thursday - Paulo Blikstein from Stanford on Cutting-Edge Technologies for Inner-City Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

degree from the MIT Media Lab (2002), where he was also a visiting scholar (2003).

Students on the autism spectrum are often as smart as their peers — so why do so few go to college?

The Hechinger Report

The increase in the number of young people diagnosed with autism in the last 14 years has been staggering — from one in 152 in 2002 to an estimated one in 68 today.

Buying or Building Research-Backed Edtech? The Government Can Help

Edsurge

Department of Education’s Institute of Education Science , which has given 85 SBIR awards since 2002. Founded in 2002, Agile Mind has received nine SBIR grants from Department of Education and National Science Foundation totalling more than $2.2 Among the last people to be invited to the White House during the Obama administration is Snehal Patel, CEO and co-founder of. Sokikom , an online, collaborative math program.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From 2002 to 2014 Bryan worked with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit working to help small colleges and universities best integrate digital technologies.

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.

Winter is here

Learning with 'e's

The sudden increase in births from 2002 onwards is largely responsible for this trend, and this was an expected rise. Image from Pexels We are heading into the perfect storm. Students numbers are growing, and there aren't enough teachers.

Why Flipped Classrooms Fail Part 2

Turn to Your Neighbor

According to Barnett and Ceci (2002 ), there are two overarching domains of far transfer: the content domain (what is actually transferred), the context domain (when and where something is transferred to and from) and multiple subdomains within.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. 2002) The Network Society. This is number 4 in the series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' Yesterday's post can be found at this link. The web is constantly changing.

Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25

The Hechinger Report

Amy Nalesnik, a 29-year-old pregnant mother of two, who had to find another place to put them after the day care center at her university shut down. Courtesy of Amy Nalesnik.

Throw the cookie cutters away: Remaking high schools for the 21st Century

The Hechinger Report

Between 2002 and 2013, New York City shut many of its large high schools, replacing them with small, personalized schools. High School design team members check out ideas written on post-it notes during a brainstorming session. Photo: Courtesy of Will Eden.

How a New Hampshire school uses personalization to put the tools in the hands of the learners

The Hechinger Report

Since its inception in 2002, Making Community Connections Charter School (MC 2 ) has been committed to personalizing learning. Photo: Tatiana Kolesnikova/Getty Images. The demand for making the learning experience responsive to every student’s individual learning needs is accelerating.

PhD market update: some progress, fewer jobs, more debt and internationalization

Bryan Alexander

citizens and permanent residents each year since 2002 and earning one-third of all doctorates awarded to temporary visa holders over that period. A new study of PhDs produced by American universities reveals some f ascinating and important developments.

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We’re asking the wrong questions about early childhood education

The Hechinger Report

Forty-five now have public pre-K and state spending on pre-K has risen by nearly 300 percent since 2002, growing from $2.4 Katharine Stevens. Pre-K for all” sounds great.