Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). 2004 and McDermott et al., The primary takeaway from research on active learning is that student learning success depends much less on what instructors do than what they ask their students to do (Halpern & Hakel, 2003).

Is graduate school being disrupted? It’s not that simple.

The Christensen Institute

Netflix didn’t post its first profits until 2003. Netflix grew and refined its offering for years—and Blockbuster’s profits grew too, finally peaking in 2004. MBA applications are down. Law schools are struggling. Is traditional graduate school being disrupted ? Yes and no. It’s important to remember that higher education, and especially graduate programs, are individual pathways into specific sectors of the workforce.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., Dietrich, 2004), to name a few. 2004). 2004). 2003). Over the past several years, MIND Research Institute has been endeavoring to change the conversation around edtech evaluations.

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Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). 2004; The Wallace Foundation, 2012 ). 2004; Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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A VR-based Approach to ADHD

Veative

In 2004, after nearly two decades of research, Albert Rizzo and his fellow researchers at the University of Southern California developed a VR-based diagnostic tool to detect and potentially treat ADHD. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

Gmail was introduced in 2004 and Google Docs in 2008) I feel very fortunate to have been in some of those early conversations with Vermont educators like Lauren Parren and David Gibson who were leading the way creating tools for personalized learning. (“The

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. FY 2004 $695,900,000 (President Bush’s request: $700,500,000). The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

eSchool News

He has since served as the Geauga County Sheriff every since his unanimous appointment in 2003. . Date: Wednesday, May 13th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST. Learn how Chardon Local Schools in Ohio has transformed safety for their students and staff.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) The notion of wisdom of crowds put forward by James Surowiecki (2004) relies on people working together, even when they don''t know each other directly. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003. 2004). American Education Research Journal 41 (3) (2004), pp.

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.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Certainly, teams have conducted bogus interviews to fulfill the rule’s requirements without any intention of hiring that person, but since the rule was enacted in 2003, the league has seen a significant increase in the number of black head coaches.

Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

“The percentage of teachers with 10 or fewer years of experience increased from 48 percent in 2004–05 to 70 percent in 2013–14 while the number with 20 or more years of experience dropped by over 20 percentage points,” said the company in a statement.

Live (Early) Friday February 24th with Dennis Littky on Big Picture Schools Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2004, he (along with Samantha Grabelle) published a book about the Big Picture Learning design entitled The Big Picture: Education is Everyone’s Business , which went on to win the Association of Educational Publishers’ top award for nonfiction in 2005.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Enrollment in its undergraduate statistics program grew from just 34 majors in 2004 to 224 currently. Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. From a press release.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2004). 2003).

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country. The atrium of Whitmore Lake High School, part of a nearly $48 million capital campaign approved by voters in 2006.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2004, the late Harvard political science professor Sam Huntington made the argument that recent immigrants, particularly Hispanics, weren’t assimilating well into American society.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Intragroup competency: group process: Through the negotiation of group processes and interaction between members of the group, group norms and mental models are created (Boland & Tenkas, 1995; Conceicao, Heitor, & Veloso, 2003; Jehn & Mannix, 2001; Mohammed & Dumville, 2001; Moreland & Levine, 2001) which then become the basis for evaluating the group’s competency. 2003). 2004). 2004). Second International Conference, iTrust 2004, Oxford, UK. 2004).

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?

Edsurge

Antoinette Siu) According to Wellington Reither, senior advisor to Crow, planning for ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus began around 2004. Nature reported that from 2003 to 2012, ASU’s federally funded research portfolio increased by 162 percent, surpassing the growth at other research institutions. You can’t walk around any college campus, school district or company without hearing the word “innovation.”

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

These contexts involve social interactions, activities and routines, and biological factors (McAtee, Carr, & Schulte, 2004). An emerging research base suggests that an integration of biomedical and behavioral approaches can result in benefits beyond those achieved by using either approach alone (Carr & Blakeley-Smith, 2006; Carr & Owen-DeSchryver, 2007; Carr, Smith, Giacin, Whelan, & Pancari, 2003). 2003). 2004).

OPINION: America’s common narrative exists — and it must include Muslims and refugees

The Hechinger Report

On the Mall, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opened in 1993, the Korean Veterans’ Memorial in 1995, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in 1997, the World War II Memorial and the National Museum of the American Indian in 2004. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Working closely with partners, I spent the years from 1993 to 2004 starting and leading a handful of technology startups. As recently as 1997, only 27 percent of America’s K-12 school had internet access—a number that skyrocketed to 92 percent by 2003. Between 2004 and 2011, I worked as an executive in SchoolNet and Kaplan, both of which grew into successful and innovative education companies.

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How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

Good Bye Lenin! ” (2003, Germany, directed by Wolfgang Becker)—Black comedy with a semi-romantic storyline that is easily the best teaching device for explaining the Cold War in Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Motorcycle Diaries ” (2004, Brazil, directed by Walter Salles)—Buddy road trip film set in South America in 1952 that focuses on the ideological development of a young Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She received the Public Libraries Best Feature Article Award in 2012 and 2010, and was honored as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2004.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010).

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Twenty years ago, the time spent in school ranged from five to six hours a day, but currently children in the United States spend at least six to seven hours a day in school (Juster, Ono, & Stafford, 2004). 2003).

How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

2003). 2004). How The Memory Works In Learning. By Dr. Judy Willis , M.D., Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes.

Teacher: Know Thyself – School Culture Shift is About the People

techlearning

2004). 2003). “Courage is contagious.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She received the Public Libraries Best Feature Article Award in 2012 and 2010, and was honored as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2004.

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

Donna Haraway (2004) makes a point of singling out Rachel - a replicant character in the sci-fi movie Bladerunner - as 'the image of a cyborg culture's fear, love, and confusion.' 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence. Post human.

Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them

The Hechinger Report

students in kindergarten through 12th grade that is Hispanic increased from 19 to 25 percent between 2003 and 2013, while the black non-Hispanic population dropped from 17 to 16 percent and the white non-Hispanic population fell from 59 to 50 percent.

After Decades of Decline, US Catholic Schools Adapting to Survive and Grow

K-12 Schools - Education News

In New York, enrollment went from more than 130,000 in 2002 and 2003 to less than 90,000 in 2012 and 2013. In Memphis, between 1999 and 2004, the diocese reopened nine schools that had closed thanks to large financial gifts.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She received the Public Libraries Best Feature Article Award in 2012 and 2010, and was honored as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2004.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

2003. 2004. Overflow crowd from the August 15, 2013 SRC meeting. As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia. I began to think of all of the red flags that have gone up over the last ten years before getting to this point.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

link] (2004). link] (2003). This past week in Philadelphia I participated in a meeting that launched the year-long process of refreshing ISTE’s Standards for Students.

‘We’ve failed them’: How South Carolina education policy hurts ‘Dreamers’ — and costs taxpayers

The Hechinger Report

“It’s a shame because a lot of the Dreamers that I had the privilege of knowing while I was in South Carolina were some of the most hard-working, super-smart people,” Teixeira said, who was brought to the state by her parents in 2003.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

million settlement paid by Inter-Tel in 2004 over accusations of rigging the bidding process. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

In 2005, Joan Didion published The Year of Magical Thinking , which chronicles her husband’s death in December 2003, shortly after their daughter had fallen into septic shock and been placed an induced coma. ” This was what the mother of a nineteen-year-old killed by a bomb in Kirkuk said on an HBO documentary quoted by Bob Herbert in The New York Times on the morning of November 12, 2004. This is part one of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Thursday Interview - In Defense of Childhood with Chris Mercogliano

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His essays, commentaries and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, as well as in four anthologies: Challenging the Giant (Down to Earth Books 1992), Deschooling Our Lives (New Society Press 1996), Creating Learning Communities (Foundation for Educational Renewal 2000), and Field Day: Getting Society Out of School (New Star Books 2003).