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).

5 Ways Gamification Can Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset


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.

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).

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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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.

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).

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.

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.

New research shows Latinos closing the racial gap on college degrees, but still lagging far behind whites

The Hechinger Report

percentage points between 2002 and 2015. Latino students have made progress closing the college graduation gap between themselves and their white peers, but results vary widely by institution, a new study shows. The Topic: More Latinos are graduating from college.

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.

Lessons from the UK: Prescriptions for art classes, financial advice, and more

The Christensen Institute

According to an often-referenced 2002 Health Affairs research article, an estimated 60% of early deaths are caused by interconnected factors beyond genetic predisposition and shortfalls in medical care—namely individual behavior (40%), social circumstances (15%) and environmental exposures (5%).

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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 .

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


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.

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.

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.


Can sadness be good for reading?

The Hechinger Report

A 2002 study found that happy people were more likely to focus on the big picture, or the “forest,” while sad people paid more attention to the details, or the “trees.”

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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.

LocateMySchool Streamlines the School Boundary Communication Process


They have been certified as a Green Business by the Bay Area Green Business program since 2002.

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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).

Shared Visioning in Action

More Verbs

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!

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.

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award


Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Feb. 28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine.

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.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.


Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Simi Valley, CA, Feb. 19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. In the U.S.,

EDUCAUSE offers to buy the New Media Consortium’s assets

Bryan Alexander

NMC partnered with the ELI unit of EDUCAUSE for more than a decade (since 2002, according to this NMC page ). An update on the New Media Consortium bankruptcy story: EDUCAUSE is offering to buy up the NMC’s assets.

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.

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


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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OPINION: The case for investing in high-quality early learning

The Hechinger Report

According to The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), since 2002, the percentage of 4-year-olds enrolled in publicly funded preschool (including state preschool, Head Start, and federally funded disability preschool programs) has climbed from 31 percent to 43 percent.

3 educational technology tools to be thankful for

eSchool News

trillion in American Internet infrastructure have helped to improve broadband speed by 660 times since 2002. The three Ts: Thanksgiving, turkey and tech. It’s a given we’re all thankful for the first two–spending time with family and friends and devouring a giant turkey.

How a New Hampshire Tech Director Convinced His School District to Upgrade to Fiber

Education Superhighway

” After leaving a corporate technology management position in 2002, Girolimon wanted to put his master’s degree to work. In addition to being the technology director for SAU#19 (Serving the Goffstown and New Boston, NH, School Districts), Gary Girolimon is a certified teacher.

Announcing EdTechTeam Adventures


I started taking Aurora photos in Inuvik in 2002.

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.

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.

New Media Consortium Unexpectedly Shuts Down, Citing ‘Errors and Omissions’ by CFO


It is best known for its series of Horizon Reports, based on a research project it has been running since 2002, which had lately been done in partnership with other nonprofit groups—EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative for higher ed, and with CoSN for K-12. A nonprofit known for its annual “Horizon Reports” on the future of technology at K-12 schools, universities, and museums abruptly shut down this month after officials discovered the organization was out of money.

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

The Daring Librarian

CUL Women of achievement in Maryland history (2002) by Stegman, Carolyn B Reference Collection - REF 920 STE Fiction: Audacity (2015) by Crowder, Melanie. - We celebrated Women's History Month at MHMS by creating a book display (naturally!)

1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?


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.