Rising college rates spur Hispanic progress in higher education

The Hechinger Report

More than half of Hispanic students — 54 percent — now finish college within six years, up from 46 percent in 2002. More than half of Hispanic students — 54 percent — now finish a bachelor’s degree within six years, up from 46 percent in 2002, the Education Department says.

Strategies for Supporting ELL Students in Math

edWeb.net

elementary and middle school classrooms, learning and understanding the language of mathematics can be a challenge. Kelly Urlacher started her education career as a teacher in 2002. edWeb Blog access and equity ELL Students MathFor many of the 4.5

1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

In my previous blog on the subject , we explored some of the better online resources for the elementary school teacher hoping to blend their elementary school classroom. Why is digital PBL so rare in foundational and elementary phases?

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam: I think that one of the things that particularly — in states like Virginia where the resources that localities have access to can be wildly different. They flipped to one-to-one sometime around 2002.

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. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

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

CUE

For example, one student wondered why so many Kenyan presidents shared the same last name; another student wondered why access to water was so difficult. in Elementary Education.

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An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

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.

To Leverage Tech in Writing Instruction, This Superintendent Channeled Justin Bieber

Edsurge

As an educator, Jared Cotton has worn nearly as many hats as Dr. Seuss’s Bartholomew Cubbins—elementary math and science teacher, assistant principal, principal, district director of assessment and accountability, assistant superintendent, superintendent. Henry County schools have high-speed broadband access and provide iPads to every student in grades three through nine.

Basal Readers: 5 Ways to Make Them Work for Your Class

Edsurge

elementary schools.”. Jo Boaler, author of “ Mathematical Mindsets ,” reminds us that the federal government’s 2002 No Child Left Behind Act put pressure on teachers to follow “scripted” curriculum and strict pacing guides. Once their interest is piqued, students will want access to the entire text. This is what a community of readers should look like. Students are on the carpet, having a lively book club discussion about their current novel.

Why I Still Believe in the iPad’s Positive Impact on Classrooms

Edsurge

Way back in 2002, when Friendster was the biggest social network and people were gathering in Internet cafes, the State of Maine implemented the first 1:1 laptop initiative in the country. Accessibility: The iPad includes built-in features like text-to speech, dictation, and word prediction. Back in 2013, approximately 60% of Maine's participating districts chose iPads. Now, as has been reported , a number of districts have opted to move back to laptops from iPads.

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

The Hechinger Report

In the elementary school, art classes were cut. Whitmore Lake’s school board and administration would be dissolved in the deal, but its students would gain access to opportunities such as additional Advanced Placement classes and foreign languages.

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Schools in the poorest state become even poorer

The Hechinger Report

This fall, students at Enterprise Attendance Center in the small city of Brookhaven may get to draw, paint and make crafts in an elementary art class — the first the school has had in 12 years. billion on elementary and secondary education. The currency change happened in 2002.

At this one-of-a-kind Boston public high school, students learn calculus in Spanish

The Hechinger Report

The idea behind the Muñiz Academy, named for the longtime principal of Boston’s first dual-language elementary school (the Rafael Hernandez K-8 school), was that many Hispanic students would do better in schools that support their cultural background and, with it, the Spanish language.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

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 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards.

Research Shows Technology Strategies That Positively Impact Student Learning

EdTechSandyK

The finding that "Consistent student access to the technology, positive attitudes towards the technology (by both teachers and students), and teacher training in the technology led to the greatest student achievement gains" (1999, p.

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

The Hechinger Report

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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Is Head Start a failure?

The Hechinger Report

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

How A Strengths-Based Approach to Math Redefines Who Is “Smart”

MindShift

I felt like they cared for me,” said Martha Hernandez, who graduated in 2002 and is now a social worker. Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

He received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching in 2002 and was named Semi-Finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year in 2010. Elementary Work Folders / Daily Folders Covers ~ Ant & Froggie Theme!

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Furthermore, at launch, Pokémon Go demanded users sign over a great deal of personal data and grant permissions to the app that, for a time , gave it access to a user’s entire Google account. Fears of FERPA are frequently stoked to stymy certain projects – perhaps unnecessarily in some cases – but schools have not always been cautious about who has access to student data. This is part eight of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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] ).