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.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

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To address this divide, it is necessary yet insufficient to ensure all schools have access to the internet and devices. 1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. FY 2003 $700,500,000. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

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). They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b).

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

Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

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). This access to other groups within non-physical social spaces also allows individuals to construct a potential social identity to become part of a group to which an individual might aspire. This is a preview of the chapter I am writing.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

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Information becomes content when there is a situation to apply it (Nonaka, 1999, Yaklief, 2010), but does not require a depth of understanding to access or transfer. Once created, individual, groups, departments, or the organization can control the dissemination and access to a larger number of people. Therefore, there needs to be some mechanism to access it, measure it, transfer its use, and, in some cases, store and retrieve it. 2003). 2002). 2003).

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

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. 2002). 2003).

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The changing Web

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It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. Van Dijk, 2002) or simply another phase in its relentless progress. 2002) The Network Society.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


Yet, the wealth of knowledge and experience that can be accessed through well structured professional development and collaboration opportunities. 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp.

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). While organizational learning may need to access some forms of knowledge management, organizational learning is not synonymous with knowledge management. 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296.

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. He has personally passed all of those tests, largely because of his unlimited access to the tests’ answer keys.

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. In the group studied, there was the perception that knowledge could be located, owned, and/ or accessed either by an individual or the group when needed. 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001; Skitka, 2003; Whitworth et al., This model did not account for influence outside of the organization on knowledge creation and access.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

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WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings.

Is Head Start a failure?

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They also have family case workers who help adults access services for which they’re eligible and set goals to help them move into steadier, better paying work. In large part, she said, that’s because she has access to funding well beyond what is provided by the federal grant. “We

Knowledge Genres

Connecting 2 the World

In analyzing collaborative writing in distributed groups, genres could be applied to different ways in which knowledge is organized, created, accessed, and used. The result is different structures in the organization, creation, storage, and access of knowledge which creates different knowledge genres. However, access to social and knowledge networks can create social spaces that allow for the creation of knowledge for distributed groups or individual members in the future.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

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WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings.

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. The data reflected in the article comes solely from the state and is easily accessible on ncpublicschools.org (click on School Report Cards). 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.

Expertise, competency, and content

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Knowledge of content can be measured, identified (especially lack of content knowledge), and/or recorded and stored for use by those who would not ordinarily have access to the knowledge. As a result, content knowledge can also be abstracted for use by those that have never required a particular content knowledge, nor have had access to an environment or situation that required that content (Yakhlef, 2010). 2003). 2002).

Transactional and Negotiated knowledge

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In order for knowledge to be used as currency, it would need to be of value, accessible by others, identifiable, stable (with clearly defined knowledge boundaries), and available in either a tangible form or tangibly represented. Employees that have access to a wide breath of knowledge when it is needed will be the most valuable to the organization, coworkers, and departments. Access to transactional knowledge was controlled depending on its perceived value.

Study Findings

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However, with the rise in the use of distributed groups in the workplace, there is the recognition that knowledge that is distributed in the form of distributed cognition, may not be accessed in the same way that traditional organizational structures allowed. For service industries, whose business is knowledge, it is very important that knowledge is accessible at the individual, group and organizational level, especially during the collaborative process.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

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It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

The History of the Future of E-rate

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The act called for “universal service” so that all Americans could have access to affordable telecommunications services, regardless of their geographical location. The agency issued an order to support affordable access to high-speed broadband in particular (not merely “access to the Internet”) and to boost access and bandwidth of schools’ WiFi networks. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

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Families in Williams’s virtually all-black neighborhood were set to lose access to the schools that have served their community for half a century. The one thing that would help keep my kids—or any child—off the streets is access to good education.

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