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

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

What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil. What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology? Here are some titles that quickly come to mind – because I can read their titles on my bookshelf. (It’s

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.

Intriguing New Study On “Student Engagement” & How To Define It

Larry Ferlazzo

2003; Nichols & Berliner, 2007)….Though Ah, “student engagement.” ” A phrase used often (see The Best Posts & Articles On Student Engagement ), but its meaning can vary.

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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. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

The system is comprised of a peripheral camera originating from 2003, motion controllers first released in 2010, and a headset that emerged from a personal 3D theater in 2012. When most people think of virtual reality (VR), video-gaming is probably the first thought that comes to mind.

Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

P21 Blogazine

Gallagher, 2003, p. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8. Driving Question: How do teachers improve effectiveness by providing choice in high school literature classes? ".

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.

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Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, paying for a dorm cost students 29 percent less than it did to live off campus. . The narrowing of access to college is being driven as much by higher-than-inflation increases in on-campus food, housing, and other costs as it is by rising tuition and fees, a new study contends.

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4 Ways to Cultivate Motivation in Your Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Larry Ferlazzo began teaching in 2003 after working as a community organizer for nearly twenty years. How to Become a Master at Student Motivation From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Student self-motivation is, perhaps, the Holy Grail of teaching.

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The Secret of Team Allocation in a Flipped-Classroom Environment

Fractus Learning

In addition, feedback from accounting graduate employers state that students need experience working within a diverse team, as they do so in practice (Howieson, 2003). 2003) ‘Accounting Practice in the New Millennium: Is Accounting Education Ready to Meet the Challenge?’

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.

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Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, when Parag Pathak was a graduate student at Harvard, he helped design the computer algorithm that matches some 80,000 eighth-graders to more than 400 high schools across New York City each year.

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Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). A Post written for Edutopia From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN).

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully.

Google Docs can import old Office Formats, but exports them as new format

Educational Technology Guy

This may cause a little bit of an issue with some users, including schools still stuck in Windows XP and Office 2003 or earlier. Google Docs will no longer export files into the old Microsoft Office Formats (.doc,xls,ppt). doc,xls,ppt). Instead, it will download the files as.docx,xlsx, and.pptx. You can also still download files in.odt,rtf,pdf.txt formats. This will also affect Google Apps accounts. And Google Drive since that''s where everyone''s Docs are going.

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The Streisand Effect: What’s Your School District Reputation Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

” The origins of the term date back to 2003, when Barbra Streisand attempted to suppress photographs of her residence in Malibu, California and inadvertently drew far more public attention as a result.

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

It’s 12:15 p.m. on a Tuesday in December and 30 students gather for an unusual class at the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics, a public high school located in one of the country’s poorest Congressional districts.

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

Yesterday I had the absolute privilege to join thousands of amazing educators learning and sharing their learning as part of the Google for Education on Air Event - If Takes A Teacher.

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga’s recent publications include: The Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling (Holt, 1998) Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, 2003) The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children (HoltGWS, 2013

?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years

Edsurge

As of fall 2017, charter management organization Summit Public Schools (SPS), founded in 2003, serves 3,000 students across 100 schools in 30 states. In August 2017, Summit released “The Science of Summit ,” a report it describes as “15 years in the making.” The report shares Summit’s beliefs about youth, public education, and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half. In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011.

Counting your way to a college A

The Hechinger Report

Fishman was inspired to turn his grading system into a game after reading James Paul Gee’s 2003 book, What Video Games Have to Teach us About Learning and Literacy. University of Michigan professors give out more A’s under new grading system Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Yesterday many of us learned to our shock that the New Media Consortium ( NMC ) was going to be liquidated. We learned via an email announcement, as follows: Black background in the original. This is a screen capture.

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

And even if a teacher possesses the willingness to change their practice, without the support of their broader school community, that sustained change may not be possible (Zhao & Frank, 2003). This post originally appeared on EdTechResearcher.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data. In 2015, UNO granted 48 bachelor’s degrees in education, down from 136 in 2003. Kristi Walton works with a student. Photo: Courtesy of Firstline.

Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

edWeb.net

She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

Experiments by Carol Dweck in 2003, then a professor of psychology at Columbia University, suggest that students who are driven to learn for its own sake or for personal growth tend to stick to their studies longer than their highly competitive peers.

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What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

The power of CfA’s coach-facilitated model is evidenced by Southern New Hampshire University’s remarkable transformation from a small, traditional liberal arts college with just 2,500 students in 2003, to one of the U.S.’ Patient-centered care initiatives often aim to increase patients’ health literacy, encourage them to participate more actively in treatment decisions, and create a less stressful care delivery environment for them.

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

The Daring Librarian

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!)

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

“JPS has since 2003 taken a concerted effort to engage a missing stakeholder in students’ education: fathers and men.” coordinator Fredrick Nolan says JPS adopted the program in 2003, but not every school uses it; principals have to opt in and recruit men to participate.

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

The Hechinger Report

Two economists from the University of Colorado and the University of Texas at Austin studied data from a monthly survey conducted by the Census Department and the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2003 through 2016 and found that U.S.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

Since the 1960s, as computers have become cheaper, smaller, and faster, they have replaced many of the routine tasks that people had previously completed, fundamentally changing the task composition of the labor market (Autor, Levy, & Murnane, 2003). 2003).

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, spending has remained fairly steady at about $15 million. Michel Cocuzzo says a campus-based childcare program President Trump wants to cut allowed her to graduate from Mount Wachusett Community College in Massachusetts. Courtesy: Michel Cocuzzo.

Parkinson’s and the power of business model innovation

The Christensen Institute

During the first three years of operation in the Netherlands (from 2003 to 2006), ParkinsonNet nurses, on average, saw their caseload double. Over half of the adult population in the United States suffers from a chronic disease, and $0.86