The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

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5 Ways Gamification Can Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset

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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.

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.

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.

How One Teacher Founded A Whole New High School

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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.

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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.

LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global

CUE

In 2002, her classroom was used as a demonstration site for Scholastic’s Read 180 curriculum which was toured by former first lady Laura Bush. With a look of concern, Ella raised her hand and asked, “I want to ask my partner a question but I don’t want to be rude.”

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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.

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.

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.

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.,

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.

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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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?

How to make the upcoming eclipse an incredible STEM lesson

eSchool News

I was fortunate enough to witness the United States’ last total solar eclipse in 1979, and it was so incredible that I traveled to the Australian Outback in 2002 to witness another one.

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"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.

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).

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!).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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@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.

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.

For PD, the days of one-and-done are dead and gone!

eSchool News

A study conducted in 2002 by Joyce and Showers showed that teachers needed an average 20 separate instances of practice before being able to master a new skill.

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 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.

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.

Announcing EdTechTeam Adventures

EdTechTeam

I started taking Aurora photos in Inuvik in 2002.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010).