Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


Enter the knowledge-based economy – a trending topic across sectors more or less from 2003 onward. 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.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

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1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997.

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.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

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trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. Wages climbed for college grads in the 1970s and 80s, says Mishel, but since 2002 wage growth for people with a bachelors has been stagnant.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

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Starting in 2002, the foundation has dedicated more than $40 million of those dollars to early education initiatives, and the results have been transformative, said foundation CEO Maria Jimenez-Laura. million from the foundation since 2003. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

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2002). For this reason, intervention plans must be designed that are user-friendly and sensitive to the values, time constraints and personal characteristics of all members of the family system (Lucyshyn, Dunlap, & Albin, 2002). 2002). 2003). 2002). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website. It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. . The Problem.

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

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STO Take it to the hoop : 100 years of women's basketball (2003) 796.323 STE Winning ways : a photohistory of American women in sports (1996) by Macy, Sue. We celebrated Women's History Month at MHMS by creating a book display (naturally!)

Many HBCUs are teetering between surviving and thriving

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And private historically black colleges saw a 42 percent decline in federal funding between 2003 and 2015. In Atlanta, Morris Brown College, once a powerhouse, lost accreditation in 2002.


When school districts fall into debt and can’t get out

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In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country. We’re going to continue to have conversations about how small districts survive,” said Menzel, who was Whitmore Lake’s superintendent from 2002 to 2007. “I

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

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2002) and used by other academics (e.g. 2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. The Process.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

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Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). Lesson study is used in the majority of elementary schools and middle schools in Japan but is rare in high schools ( Yoshida, 2002 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003. “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.”

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year


City of God ” (2002, Brazil, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund)—A gritty street portrait of a great world city. Good Bye Lenin! ” (2003, Germany, directed by Wolfgang Becker)—Black comedy with a semi-romantic storyline that is easily the best teaching device for explaining the Cold War in Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Social Identity and Mobile Technology

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Mobile technology can also blur lines between groups or create new group boundaries through influence from outside of the physical community or group (Fortunati, 2002; Sugiyama). In other words, individuals accept and take on the values, beliefs, behaviors, norms, communication styles, appearance, and knowledge (epistemology) of the group with whom the individual would like to identify (Stets & Burke; Skitka, 2003). This is a preview of the chapter I am writing.

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


In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer. As recently as 1997, only 27 percent of America’s K-12 school had internet access—a number that skyrocketed to 92 percent by 2003. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

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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).

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2002). 2003).

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A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

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Intragroup competency: group process: Through the negotiation of group processes and interaction between members of the group, group norms and mental models are created (Boland & Tenkas, 1995; Conceicao, Heitor, & Veloso, 2003; Jehn & Mannix, 2001; Mohammed & Dumville, 2001; Moreland & Levine, 2001) which then become the basis for evaluating the group’s competency. 2003). 2002). 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2002, Jan 7-11).

The changing Web

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Van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2002) The Network Society.

The ripple effect

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Those involved in this dissemination can be producers as well as consumers of the content, but as James Slevin (2002) suggests, the basis is almost always dialogical in nature. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs. 2002) The Internet and Society.

Five Ways Design and Making Can Help Science Education Come Alive


Making learning “hard fun” (Papert, 2002) is a real-world balancing act that happens everyday when children are designing and inventing in the classroom. 2003; Cornett 1986). Excerpted from Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education in Middle School and Beyond by Christa Flores, published in 2016 by Constructing Modern Knowledge Press. By Christa Flores.


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

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

Senate committee approves Betsy DeVos, “Thoughtless proponent of the privatization of American education”

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She purchased shares of the company in 2002 and 2003, she said in her remarks, but sold them in 2008.

How Being Part of a ‘House’ Within a School Helps Students Gain A Sense of Belonging


Dan Green helped launch a house system at California’s Goleta Valley Junior High in 2003. Gilbert said Hillsdale received a smaller learning community planning grant in the late 1990s and another grant in 2002. 30, 2016 was a big day for Lake Canyon Elementary.

Live Interview Thursday, January 19th - Henry J. Eyring on The Innovative University

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He was Director of the BYU MBA Program from 1998 to 2002. From 2003 to 2006, he was President of the Japan Tokyo North Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Join me Thursday, January 19th, for a live and interactive webinar with Henry J.

After Decades of Decline, US Catholic Schools Adapting to Survive and Grow

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In New York, enrollment went from more than 130,000 in 2002 and 2003 to less than 90,000 in 2012 and 2013. On Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, he scheduled a visit to just one Catholic school.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

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In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 Searsport had started transitioning to a standards-based diploma in 2002, after receiving a share of a $10-million school reform grant that Gates had made to the Sen.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement


Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003). 2002).

Organizational learning theories

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The first is based on the idea of organizational knowledge management in which knowledge is codified into information which the organization and individuals can access, monitor, acquire, and store (Allee, 1997; Contu & Willmott, 2003; Raelin, 2008). Akgun, Lynn, & Byrne (2003) further define the organizational learning process as “ a social process mediated by artifacts. 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2002).

Technology Alone is not a Silver Bullet for School Improvement.


I have been here since 2003 and I am "digital native" but I have taught here both before and after the laptops. I am still not yet to the salary I was making in 2002 when I became a teacher). On Monday, February 13th, the New York Times published a story which profiled Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina.

4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 1

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Vrasidas & Zembylas (2003 in Rice 2006) identified high quality materials and frequent teacher-student interaction as key components to student success. McLoughlin (2002 in Rice 2006) identified reflective thinking and feedback from peers and mentors as types of interactions which lead to student learning and success.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

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August 2002. 2003. Overflow crowd from the August 15, 2013 SRC meeting. As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

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2010) and Assessment for Educational Leaders (2006), Allyn & Bacon; The Truth About Testing (2001), Test Better, Teach Better (2003), Transformative Assessment (2008) and Instruction that Measures Up (2009) ASCD; America’s “Failing” Schools (2005) and Mastering Assessment (2006), Routledge; and Unlearned Lessons (2009) Harvard Education Press. In 2002 the National Council on Measurement in Education presented him with its Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement.

Knowledge ownership

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According to Skitka’s (2003) AIM model of Social Identity Theory , a greater level of ownership may create higher stakes for the individual within a group. 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001; Skitka, 2003; Whitworth et al., Most knowledge management models (Conceicao, Heitor, Gibson, & Shariq,1998; Cook & Brown, 1999; Foss, & Pedersen, 2002; Nonaka, 1994), for example, assumed that knowledge was held by individuals within the organization.

Is Head Start a failure?

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The only long-term study of the program, called the Head Start Impact Study, began following enrollees in 2002 and stayed with them through third grade.