Time’s Up: Districts Prepare for Life After Windows Server 2003

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Learn from these tips and success stories on migrating from Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft pulls the plug on support. Hardware Operating Systems Servers Software

Windows Server 2003 Migration Looms: Is Your School Ready?

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Organizations that stay on the operating system face a host of IT challenges. Cloud Data Center Hardware Server Virtualization Servers Software

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End of Support for Microsoft Server 2003 Puts Heat on K-12 Districts

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft's support for Windows Server 2003 ends this week, putting districts that have not upgraded to a newer system at risk of viruses and other derailments. Entrepreneurship Online Learning Microsoft District Budgets edtech microsoft

Mythbusters: Breaking Down 10 Common Misconceptions of Personalized Learning

Education Elements

Since 2003, Discovery’s show Mythbusters has been a smash hit. Though Adam & Jamie stopped hosting in 2016, the reruns and spin-offs continue. Because rumors, myths, and curiosity are a part of what it means to be human.

Creative Ways to Foster International Awareness

MiddleWeb

Having taught internationally since 2003, Megan Kelly loves to share her experience and enthusiasm with her students in hope they'll become more globally minded and curious people. Here she shares strategies she uses her classroom to open the world up to middle graders. International Mindedness Wide Open Learning community resources curiosity current events geography international awareness Megan Kelly middle grades worldwide events

Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing. Every 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency. I took a 3-day boot camp with a private instructor where it turns out I had a different instructor each of the 3 days.

Why most schools won’t ‘reinvent’ themselves after the pandemic

Dangerously Irrelevant

Although many scholars have noted the revolutionary potential of major crises (see, e.g., Prewitt, Weil, and McClure, 2011; Harris, 2020), Boin and Hart (2003) stated that there are inherent tensions between crisis management and reform-oriented leadership. 2003).

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Exploring Design Thinking Micro-credentials in the Classroom

Digital Promise

2003), and technology (Kafai & Resnick, 2002; Todd, 1999) suggest that design thinking skills are not merely extras, but can in fact aid students in core subject areas as well as building cognitive and social skills (Carroll et al.,

Keyboarding Basics Part 1

Ask a Tech Teacher

Rogers (2003), including: Improvement in language arts. Keyboarding is a topic that most parents want their children to learn and many schools don’t have time to teach. Of all topics on Ask a Tech Teacher, keyboarding is the most visited.

6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

Neo LMS

Each channel can become “overloaded”, so that’s why “meaningful learning involves cognitive processing including building connections between pictorial and verbal representations” ( Mayer and Moreno, 2003 ). Student engagement is a big part of independent learning.

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Four tips for teaching in uncertain times

Hapara

Moore (Needham: The Sloan Consortium, 2003), 13—45. Strategic use of digital tools can help educators who are teaching during uncertain times by providing structure and space for effective learning.

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. Data breaches and attack incidents have increased annually, and if education leaders don’t prepare for the end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003, the risk of a material breach increases significantly. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

CUE’d Up with Sarah Thomas – Episode 1 featuring #AdaKat

CUE

He has been in education since 2003 and was a 2017 CUE Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist. This week on. Adam Juarez and Kat Goyette. There’s Something About #AdaKat… Adam is a Technology Coach in Cutler Orosi Joint Unified School District. He is a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2, Google Certified Trainer and AppsEvents Admin 1 &2 certifications. He has also presented at ISTE. Katherine is an Educational Technology & Integrated Studies Consultant in Tulare County.

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Students parents suffer as more campus child care centers close

The Hechinger Report

Between 2003 and 2015, the number of campus child care centers declined precipitously, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. In 2015, 44 percent of community colleges offered on-campus childcare, compared to 53 percent in 2003.

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ISTE Certification 01

Dangerously Irrelevant

When we created the nation’s first graduate program designed to prepare a technology-savvy school administrator at the University of Minnesota (way back in 2003!) , ISTE was one of our most important partners in that work.

Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tip #81: I Have Office 2010; Everyone Else Has 2003–They Can’t Read My Stuff. As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q: My youngers often save a blank document over their MS Word file.

Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming

The CoolCatTeacher

She got started with integrating technology in the classroom in 2003 and dabbled with app design in File Maker and HTML. Episode 720 with Kelly Schuster-Paredes and Sean Tibor From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teaching coding can be challenging and expensive, but our guests Sean and Kelly have a solution. We can start teaching the second most popular coding language – Python – in our schools.

Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8. Driving Question: How do teachers improve effectiveness by providing choice in high school literature classes? ". it is our responsibility to make all our students feel like readers, to make our students become readers, and to make our students remain readers long after they have left our schools."

National Bullying Prevention Month–October

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

Whatever it takes: How this district pivoted with the pandemic

eSchool News

AW : We’ve been doing 1-to-1 in Maine since 2003 at a couple of grade levels. When speaking with Andrew Wallace, Director of Technology, South Portland Maine Schools , two classic marketing slogans come to mind: “Think Different” and “Just Do It.”.

How to Hold Effective Classroom Discussions

Waterford

Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 2003, 47, pp. Classroom discussions can be one of the best ways to boost student engagement.

Classroom Management: Creating a Positive and Productive Learning Community

Catlin Tucker

Marzano and Marzano (2003) wrote an article titled “The Key to Classroom Management” that asserts “the quality of teacher-student relationships is the keystone for all other aspects of classroom management.” “Are we going to talk about classroom management?”

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National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

5 Ways to Empower Girls

The CoolCatTeacher

Lynn Colón – Bio As Submitted Lynmara Colón brings the perspective of a teacher, assistant principal, and principal positions she has held since joining education in 2003 to her work in literacy.

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How to Transition from Summer Break to the First Days of School

Waterford

Early Years: An International Research Journal, 2003, 23(1), pp. The first day of school is right around the corner! Creating a positive classroom experience for your students can shape the rest of their academic year.

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A New Model for OER Sustainability and Continuous Improvement

Iterating Toward Openness

Longtime readers may recall that the research group I founded at Utah State University in 2003, the Open Sustainable Learning Opportunities group, became The Center for Open and Sustainable Learning in 2005, which I directed until I moved to BYU.)

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Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997. Last summer, we began an exciting pilot project to understand whether instructional technology coaching ultimately leads to closing the digital use divide in the classroom.

What does the ‘metaverse’ mean for education?

The Hechinger Report

Platt called on educators to remember Second Life, an online platform launched in 2003 that that allowed users to create avatars and interact with other users in a virtual world.

4 Awesome edtech solutions for making students fall in love with reading

Neo LMS

Americans spend an average of 17 minutes per day reading for personal interest; in 2003, the average reading time was 22 minutes. Teachers and parents complain that students (of all ages) don’t read anymore. While there is some truth that we acquire most of our habits by imitating those around us during childhood, we should also know that our habits may change throughout our life. In other words, it’s possible to ditch bad habits and to form good ones.

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Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

The Office 2010 course is great and I am sharing it with our users to help them transition from Office 2003 to Office 2010 because of the different menu system. As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. GCFLearnFree is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC and provides quality online learning courses for free.

Literacy in the New Media Age

Learning with 'e's

His book Literacy in the New Media Age, which was first published by Routledge in 2003, was prescient and far sighted. Kress, 2003, p. 2003) Literacy in the New Media Age. I was saddened to hear news of the passing of Professor Gunther Kress (26 November 1940 – 20 June 2019) this week. Gunther was chair of Semiotics and Education in the Department of Culture, Communication and Media within the Institute of Education of University College London.

Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Robert says, “I created these free Depth of Knowledge matrices that teachers love: [link] Add Robert Kaplinsky to your PLN (Bio As Submitted) Robert Kaplinsky has worked in education since 2003 as a classroom teacher, teacher specialist for Downey Unified School District, instructor for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and presenter at conferences around the world.

Want resilient and well-adjusted kids? Let them play

The Hechinger Report

A 2003 study of rats’ brains found that rats raised in a playful, stimulating environment had higher levels of a protein that grows and maintains brain cells than rats raised in a solitary, boring environment.

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A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Angela Watson @angela_watson teaches us a stress-free plan for closing out your classroom. See also her 5 Summer Secrets for a Stress free Fall video series. Check out the 40-hour Teacher Workweek Club. Listen Now.

Go deep

Dangerously Irrelevant

“Every two days,” says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, “we now create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003.” Bob Lenz said: Teachers have long struggled with the tension between breadth and depth. It’s a hard choice, hard enough that we are tempted to avoid it, dismiss it as a false choice, or contend that it is a dilemma we can dissolve through tinkering.

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3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

million in 2003 to 6.1 When you combine a steady growth in the number of students receiving special education services with rising expectations for the educators who serve these students, all of whom have very diverse needs, you get a “perfect storm” of challenges for K-12 leaders. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 6.6 million students in U.S.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way. Competitive gaming has become a billion dollar business and is projected to grow exponentially. The prevalence of esports in schools is likewise rapidly expanding.

OPINION: Mental health services are crucially important for student success but often overlooked

The Hechinger Report

Alison formed the organization in 2003 as a 21-year-old, following the suicide of her brother and only sibling, Brian. Many high school seniors are anxiously awaiting admissions decisions from their dream colleges.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010 and related products

Educational Technology Guy

We are transitioning from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and, as many of you know, there are major menu changes in terms of where commands are located. I just recently posted an article with Free Computer Training Resources and another one with a Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more as I''ve been collecting resources for our staff, faculty, and students. I just found another great resource on Microsoft Office.

The Science Behind Spatial-Temporal Math

MIND Research Institute

Games have the potential to be perceived as an enjoyable and fun activity and, with that, might provide a preferred means to teach math (Bragg, 2003). 2003).