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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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).

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.

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.

The Best Resources For Learning About The Terrible Practice Of Separating Immigrant Parents From Their Children

Larry Ferlazzo

Laws that govern treatment of immigrant children include 2002 Homeland Security Act (passed by GOP House, signed by W) and 2008 human trafficking bill (passed unanimously by Congress, signed by W). © 2017 stephen boisvert , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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.

Law Firm Report Says Portland Schools Lax on Lead Levels

K-12 Schools - Education News

While a general set of practices were developed in 2002, they did not result in consistent testing, nor were they submitted to or approved by executive leadership. (Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons).

Despite popularity with parents and teachers, review of research finds small benefits to small classes

The Hechinger Report

In 2002, the debate about the merits of small class sizes erupted into a public spat between Eric Hanushek of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and Alan Kreuger of Princeton University. A small classroom in Richton, Mississippi. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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.

Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga’s recent work includes a cassette tape, A History of Homeschooling and How You Can Become Part of It (Tape one of The Singing Turtle Homeschool Starter Kit, 2002) and a chapter in A Parent’s Guide To Homeschooling (Mars Publishing, 2002).

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.

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.

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.

State Contract Win Brings Impero Software’s Multi-device Remote Monitoring and Management Solution to New York Schools

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Oct.

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.

Heading into my new class

Bryan Alexander

This week I started teaching my first class since 2002. I’d like to blog about the experience. In this post I’ll describe what I hope to achieve with the class: how I’m organizing it and what I expect.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7.

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.

Announcing EdTechTeam Adventures

EdTechTeam

I started taking Aurora photos in Inuvik in 2002.

3 Things Academic Leaders Believe About Online Education

Wired Campus

Elaine Allen, have been tracking online higher education since 2002, soliciting responses from chief academic officers at thousands of institutions. Back in 2002, Babson asked academic leaders if their faculty members “accept the value and legitimacy of online education.” The Babson Survey Research Group released its annual online-education survey on Thursday. The Babson surveyors, Jeffrey Seaman and I.

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.

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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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.

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.

How Much does Suicide Impact the World? Take the World Suicide Prevention Day Quiz to Find Out

techlearning

Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Sept. 11, 2018 – Every year, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death globally.

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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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.

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.

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.