Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. A downward trend in reading among high school students over the last 25 years ( National Endowment for the Arts report , 2007) is further evidence that something isn't working with current instructional practices. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8.

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. Between 2007 and 2011, it grew by half again.

A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. The world continues to change as a result of technological advances.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. This change remained in appropriations language from FY 2007 through FY 2011. FY 2007 $273,100,000 (President Bush’s request: $0). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

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. In 2007, André joined Electronic Arts and worked on over 15 shipped football games.

This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain On Art—and How It Improves Learning


Hardiman: So it launched in 2007. My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA. He joined BIE as a National Faculty member in 2007 and has served on staff since 2013.

What happened when a city full of teachers, most of them black, was fired

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, just 15 percent of teachers in large urban districts across the country were black but in New Orleans, teaching was largely a job done by black women: 71 percent of teachers were black and 78 percent were women.

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Weekend Reading: Thanksgiving Edition


The short answer is that it’s a virtual world that launched in 2003 and was hailed by some as the future of the internet. Here in the United States, we are about to observe Thanksgiving, and the end of the semester is in sight for many of us!

Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

The site contains tutorials for all major Microsoft Office Products like Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Access, both the 2003 version and the 2007 version. I love my job, but sometimes it can be frustrating trying to meet the needs of all the teachers and staff members in my district. I constantly look for ways to give teachers instruction that they can do on their own or in groups, together.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. Barbara Tyrrell, the executive director of Fun Time Early Childhood Academy in Naples, said a $550,000 construction grant from the foundation in 2007 allowed them to move out of a block of trailers and into a new building.

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. We’re going to continue to have conversations about how small districts survive,” said Menzel, who was Whitmore Lake’s superintendent from 2002 to 2007. “I

Dear ISTE (reprised)


The organization acknowledges the accelerated pace of change and is entering the process of seeing what works, what is still relevant, what is obsolete, what is still missing since the last refresh in 2007. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. and Wheeler, S (2007) The emerging Web 2.0 2003) Media Technology and Society: A History: From the Telegraph to the Internet.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

As of the 2014-15 school year, Colorado’s student-to-counselor ratio was 383-1, a marked decrease from a 2007 level of 500 students per school counselor.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

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). 2007). 2003). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website.

Live Thursday Dec. 9th with Julie Young from Florida Virtual School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2003, she was inducted into the USDLA “Hall of Fame.” FLVS was also honored with the 2009 and 2007 USDLA 21st Century award for Best Practice in Distance Learning, the 2008 Better Government Competition Award from the Pioneer Institute, the EdNET 2007 Pioneer of the Year Award and the 2006 EdNET Impact award. In 2003, her school was named as one of the WebSmart Top 50 organizations by Business Week Magazine.

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

The Hechinger Report

In Montana, the Custer Battlefield National Monument became the Little Bighorn National Monument in 1991, and a memorial for the Indians who fought Custer opened in 2003. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry. At Monticello , the home of Thomas Jefferson , an American story is reappearing.

What Kinds of Homework Seem to be Most Effective?


Source: Met Life Survey of the American Teacher, The Homework Experience, 2007. (LA That also tracks with a famous survey from 2007 — from MetLife — that asked parents what they think of their kids’ homework load.

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).

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. 2003).

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What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement


Watching TV for three hours each day may be detrimental to kids, but spending unstructured time playing with friends or family is associated with positive outcomes (Barnes, Hoffman,Welte, Farrell, & Dintcheff, 2007; Larson, 2001). 2003).

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). When teachers receive well-designed professional development, an average of 49 hours spread over six to 12 months, they can increase student achievement by as much as 21 percentile points ( Yoon, Duncan, Lee, Scarloss, and Shapley, 2007 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 In 2007, Maine’s then-commissioner, Susan Gendron, invited DeLorenzo to speak at a summer conference for superintendents in Bar Harbor.

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). 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2007). 2003).

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

From fiscal years 2007 to 2015, according to NSF data, federal funding for university- and college-based research grew by 8 percent nationwide. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Thursday Interview - In Defense of Childhood with Chris Mercogliano

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Chris Mercogliano was a teacher at the Albany Free School for thirty-five years and stepped down as director in June, 2007 to concentrate on writing and speaking about non-controlling education and childrearing. Join me Thursday, March 7th, for a live and interactive conversation with Chris Mercogliano, author of In Defense of Childhood : Protecting Kids'' Inner Wildness.

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


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. Persepolis ” (2007, France, directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi)—Spartan black-and-white animation masterfully follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published numerous articles both online and in print, including The Future of Online Learning (1998), Learning Objects (2000), Resource Profiles (2003), and E-Learning 2.0 The National School Boards Association recognized Dr. Stager with the distinction of "20 Leaders to Watch" in 2007.

Live Tonight in Elluminate - Students on Homework

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Cushman’s other books with youth include the best-selling Fires in the Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from High School Students (New Press, 2003) and its two sequels, Fires in the Middle School Bathroom (New Press, 2008) and Sent to the Principal (Next Generation Press, 2005, 2006). She is also author of the two-volume First in the Family: Advice about College from First-Generation Students (Next Generation Press, 2007, 2008).

Expertise, competency, and content

Connecting 2 the World

Organizations need to identify skill sets, gaps in the skill sets, potential problems due to the gaps, and ways to manage/train so that the organization can perform efficiently (Herling, 2000; Sanghi, 2007). negotiating meaning with others) (Goodwin, 1994; Herling, 2000; Laufer & Glick, 1998; Sanghi, 2007;Yaklief, 2010). 2003). 2007).

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 is part one of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. I read the book that very year – and honestly, I don’t often buy or read books in hardcover – shortly after my own husband died.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

While at Brown she also contributed to Changing Systems to Personalize Learning: Discover the Power of Advisories (LAB, 2003).

Is Head Start a failure?

The Hechinger Report

Bush performs the timeless and bipartisan presidential ritual of reading to young children at Highland Park Elementary School in Landover, Maryland in the summer of 2003. Bush signed the bipartisan Head Start Act of 2007, setting in motion the current efforts at improvement.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Packnett is also a 2007 Teach for America corps member, worked on Capitol Hill on the organization's behalf and is the current executive director of St. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Packnett is also a 2007 Teach for America corps member, worked on Capitol Hill on the organization's behalf and is the current executive director of St. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET.

Knowledge Genres

Connecting 2 the World

It expands the concept of individually possessed knowledge about procedures and processes from a purely cognitive definition (competency) (Allee, 1997; Contu & Willmott, 2003; Raelin, 2008) to a socially constructed understanding of the situation in which procedures and processes are used (requiring analytical ability), the intangible variables that affect the situation, and the interpersonal relationships and meaning negotiation that create social cognition (Herling, 2000).

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Betsy DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince, is the founder of the private military company Blackwater, infamous for its human rights violations, including the murder of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007 by its employees. ” “Net neutrality,” a term coined in 2003 by Columbia University law professor Tim Wu, is the principle that all Internet traffic – regardless of source or content or user – should be treated equally.

Rebecca Black, Justin Bieber, & Zombies

The Daring Librarian

And in 2003 a very talented special group of MHMS filmakers Inuksuk Studios & I created this iMovie video called Bookfellas. That''s their graduation pic in 2007 -- I''m still so proud of these kids & they even come back & visit!! It''s that time of year again!

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Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

Relating this to Skitka’s (2003) AIM model of Social Identify Theory (as discussed in Chapter 2), a greater level of ownership may create higher stakes for the individual within a group. Skitka, 2003; Van Knippenberg, 2000), the closer the knowledge is related to a person’s social identity, the more likely that person will want the group’s norms, values, and knowledge to be aligned to the individual. 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001; Skitka, 2003; Whitworth et al.,

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