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! Nevada has just announced its renewed commitment to 1-to-1.

How to Get Motivated This Monday Morning

The CoolCatTeacher

She was nationally board certified in 2002 and in 2006 was Mauldin High School’s Teacher of the Year and a Greenville County School District Teacher of the Year Top 10 Finalist. Pat Hensley on episode 481 of the 10-minute teacher Preventing burnout, finding the right colleagues, communication, the struggle with perfection… these topics are just some of the encouragements that 30-year special education teacher-turned-college-professor Pat Hensley has for teachers everywhere.

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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

Teaching and reading literature in the digital age

Neo LMS

In 2002, the National Endowment of the Arts had bad news for educators and society at large : For the first time in modern history, less than half the adult population [of the US] was reading literature. 2002. % NEA, Reading at Risk , 2002. Pertinently, the most dramatic turnaround was found in the youngest group (ages 18-24) where previously literary reading was in a 20 percent decline in 2002, by 2008 this group reflected a 21 percent increase.

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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.” Murray, 2002 (HAHA!!) In 2002, these devices were new. During this time, the technology has evolved tremendously to the point where my devices from 2002 look like kiddy toys.

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. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Educational Games & Gamification educational gaming and brain development educational gaming benefits gamification growth mind set gaming encourages growth mindset

Leadership for School Innovation graduate certificate 001: The launch

Dangerously Irrelevant

In 2002 Joan Hughes (now at the University of Texas-Austin) and I received a large federal grant to create the first graduate program in the country designed to prepare technology-savvy school leaders. I received permission from my faculty colleagues and Dean this summer to launch a new Leadership for School Innovation (LSI) graduate certificate. I’ve done this twice before.

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). My advanced degree is in counseling. I sought this degree due to my affinity towards at-risk and adjudicated youth.

7 Important People to Teach Students About During Hispanic Heritage Month

Waterford

She continued this work until her death in 2002 from liver cancer. “We Teachers, September is Hispanic Heritage Month! It’s always important to make sure your curriculum includes figures from many cultures and backgrounds.

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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. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps needed to get a Mac program up and running using the Casper Suite and Apple’s user-friendly deployment programs. Whitepaper Library JAMF Software

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. Always a great time talking with students. Education edupreneur podcast

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. In this guide, we’ll highlight the steps needed to get a 1:1 iPad program up and running using the Casper Suite and Apple’s user-friendly deployment programs. Retired Whitepapers JAMF Software

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CAE Announces Stacey Sparks as Senior Director of Content Design and Development

eSchool News

Since 2002, more than 800,000 students at over 1,300 institutions globally have completed CAE’s flagship assessments: CLA+ and CWRA+. Council for Aid to Education, Inc.

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. Last summer, we began an exciting pilot project to understand whether instructional technology coaching ultimately leads to closing the digital use divide in the classroom.

CAE Partners with Education Research and Development Institute

eSchool News

Since 2002, more than 800,000 students at over 1,300 K-12 and higher education institutions globally have completed CAE’s flagship assessments: CLA+ and CWRA+. Council for Aid to Education, Inc.

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

At the same time The Partnership for 21st Century Skills first report (2002), advocated, “To cope with the demands of the 21st century, people need to know more than core subjects. I am guilty of assuming that the younger a person is, the easier it is to teach them digital literacy.

Using Micro-credentials to Recognize the Skills of New and Experienced Teachers

Digital Promise

see this 2002 Education Week report ). In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”. For almost two decades there has been considerable debate over the importance of fully licensed teachers in ensuring quality teaching and learning (e.g., However, the evidence is mounting that teacher qualifications and experience matter for student achievement.

How to Use Brain-Based Learning in the Classroom

Waterford

Intervention in School and Clinic, March 2002, 37(4), pp. Theory Into Practice, 2002, 41(2), pp. In his book A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator’s Guide to the Human Brain , educational researcher Robert Sylwester wrote, “The human brain is the best-organized, most functional three pounds of matter in the known universe.” [3]. We cannot afford to underestimate our students’ academic potential.

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.

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.

#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. In 2002, Florida’s fourth-grade readers performed well below the national average on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Last week, we answered the question Why Can’t Millions of Kids Read? and reviewed scientifically-based reading instruction.

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. For the purpose of this blog, I will use the lens of situated learning theory, introduced by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, to examine the potential effectiveness of online learning.

How to Set Healthy Screen Time Habits: A Guide for Parents

Waterford

International Trends in Adolescent Screen-Time Behaviors From 2002 to 2010. Depending on how we use it, technology can be either a priceless tool or endless distraction. Through computers, smartphones, and tablets, we have a wealth of information at our fingertips that can be both entertaining and intellectually stimulating. Too much screen time, however, isn’t healthy for anyone and can lead to serious consequences.

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How to Focus on Conceptual Understanding While Practicing Student Thinking Skills: Simplifying Approaches to Teaching & Learning Series (Part 2)

100mentors

Image Source: IBO.org “Teaching based on conceptual understanding” Classifications and categories, principles and generalizations, and theories, models and structures, make up the components of conceptual knowledge (Krathwohl, 2002). Remembering (recalling), understanding (comprehending), applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating (synthesizing) are all part of the cognitive process (Krathwohl, 2002) and a conceptual map can bring them into play. 2002).

The Key to Fixing the Gender Gap in Math and Science: Boost Women’s Confidence

Digital Promise

students who were 10th graders in 2002 and were followed through 2012 show that girls do better in school than boys do and are more likely to graduate from college. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The gender gap in math and science isn’t going away. Women remain less likely to enroll in math-heavy fields of study and pursue math-heavy careers.

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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. Our destination should be more than just the work we do: taking attendance, direct instruction, providing practice, reviewing and assessing work, providing feedback, etc. Why are we bothering to do this work? For that matter, how do we know this is the right work to do?

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.

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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). Overall, English learners in Massachusetts have consistently performed significantly worse than their peers who entered school speaking English and, depending on grade level, that gap has either stayed the same or gotten worse since 2002, when the English-only law went into effect.

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.

STUDENT VOICES: Transfer schools offer a second chance to graduate high school

The Hechinger Report

But by the time Mayor Michael Bloomberg came into office in 2002, South Brooklyn was showing signs of promise. After getting expelled from two middle schools and “doing literally nothing all day” at a Brooklyn high school for aspiring artists, Stephanie Gaweda decided she wanted to turn her life around. But her guidance counselor told her that there was no way she would be able to graduate by age 21.

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. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). ISTE 2018 hashtags.

Diagnosing Learning

Kyle Pace

Dr. Lisa Sanders has written a column for the New York Times about peoples’ undiagnosed medical conditions to seek feedback from the greater community since 2002. I recently started watching a new Netflix series called Diagnosis. This has now been turned into a Netflix documentary series, with each episode following the life of an individual with a medical condition that has never been diagnosed. I was hooked within minutes of the first episode.

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.

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. We also are charged with protecting the children in our care. Let’s talk about some small things that can make a big difference in the lives of children (and teachers.). This blog post is sponsored by Staples.

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

EdTechTeacher

Though our conversation began as a result of an article by Granello in 2001, that presented a case for using Bloom’s Taxonomy as a framework to improve the writing of doctoral literature reviews, we questioned what this might look like both in terms of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (Krathwohl, 2002) as well as in a K-12 environment. 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.