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.

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.

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.,

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

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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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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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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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.

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."

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.

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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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.

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.

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. In fact, the hardest days of teaching are when your students don’t care. In those circumstances, we start to wonder if we should care either.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

December 2003. Classrooms in the United States are more diverse—culturally and linguistically—than ever before.[15] 15] Yet schools are often structured to exclude students from marginalized communities.

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). Help teachers improve teaching by using both together in powerful ways.

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.

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.

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

Enter the knowledge-based economy – a trending topic across sectors more or less from 2003 onward. I am guilty of assuming that the younger a person is, the easier it is to teach them digital literacy. Recent reports have found that – not surprisingly – digital natives who have mastered Fortnight and driving while texting are far from being able to distinguish between fake and real news, or adept at mid-skill job requirements for computer literacy.

October is 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. Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood. It now regularly happens in the cyberworld. Kids don’t expect that and often don’t know how to handle it.

Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

2003). In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap. In this second post, we explore how Powerful Learning is authentic and challenging, share research that grounds these two principles, and provide resources to support your own learning and teaching practices.

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).

Personalized Learning at Its Best

Wisewire

Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. Original Article Source: [link].

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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Praesidium releases updated accreditation standards, establishing the highest criteria for sexual abuse prevention

eSchool News

Launched in 2003, Praesidium Accreditation is the only comprehensive accreditation for evaluating organizations based on abuse prevention.