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.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). 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).

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years. Despite its user base plateauing out in 2008, the company is now planning a second wind for Second Life with a laser focus on the educational terrain.

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

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

Bennett et al (2008) assert that there is no clear evidence that multi-tasking is a new phenomenon and exclusively the preserve of younger learners. Vaidhyanathan (2008) argues that ‘there is no such thing as a digital generation.’ 2008) Web 2.0 2008) Generation Myth.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. “ FY 2008 $267,500,000 (President Bush’s request: $0). National Educational Technology Trends Study: Local-Level Data Summary (SRI International, 2008). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

2004; Vescio, Ross, and Adams, 2008 ; The Wallace Foundation, 2012): A vision of academic success for all students based on high expectations. 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 ). 2008; Webster-Wright, 2009 ; Accomplished California Teachers, 2012 ). 2008). 2008): Successful Collaboration.

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

2008). 2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. The Process. Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom?

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

Only about 55 percent of students who started at a four-year school in 2008 had bachelor’s degree six years later. At the time, public budgets were reeling in the aftermath of the 2008 recession, and states were cutting funding for public universities.

Data 101

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. 2008). 2003).

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Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

In addition, group norms, values, and communication can influence an individual that may not be physically present; or, conversely, individuals can influence group norms, values, and communication (Campbell & Park, 2008; Sugiyama, 2012) from a distance. In other words, individuals accept and take on the values, beliefs, behaviors, norms, communication styles, appearance, and knowledge (epistemology) of the group with whom the individual would like to identify (Stets & Burke; Skitka, 2003).

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. We have not absorbed September 11, 2001 , nor the elections of 2008 or 2016. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry.

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

iterating toward openness

Consequently, from 1998 – 2003 I focused on the open licensing problem, creating the Open Content License in 1998 (which got very little use) and then working with Eric Raymond and others on the Open Publication License in 1999 (which did quite well).

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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).

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

Bennett et al (2008) also assert that there is no clear evidence that multi-tasking is a new phenomenon and exclusively the preserve of younger learners. Vaidhyanathan (2008) argues that ‘there is no such thing as a digital generation.’ 2008) Web 2.0 2008) Generation Myth.

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The ripple effect

Learning with 'e's

Shirky (2008) shows that we now have communication tools that are flexible enough to match our social capabilities. We can take any number of pathways, but in essence, as those pathways become well trodden, they strengthen and provide value to the network (see Clark, 2003).

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

The Hechinger Report

Since 2008, it has spent almost $60 million to hire an additional 270 counselors and provide professional development training at 365 low-income middle and high schools throughout the state, via grants from the Colorado School Counselor Corps.

Organizational learning theories

Connecting 2 the World

The first is based on the idea of organizational knowledge management in which knowledge is codified into information which the organization and individuals can access, monitor, acquire, and store (Allee, 1997; Contu & Willmott, 2003; Raelin, 2008). Akgun, Lynn, & Byrne (2003) further define the organizational learning process as “ a social process mediated by artifacts. 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2008).

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Federal funding for basic research—more than half of it conducted on university campuses like this one—has effectively declined since 2008, failing to keep pace with inflation. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

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. Retrieved 14 April, 2008 from: [link] Kamel Boulos, M.

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). 2003). 2008). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 Ragan Toppan, a junior at Deering High School, took part in a walkout last fall to protest a change in the school’s grading policy. Kelly Field, for The Hechinger Report.

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).

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.

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. 2003). 2003).

Senate committee approves Betsy DeVos, “Thoughtless proponent of the privatization of American education”

The Hechinger Report

She purchased shares of the company in 2002 and 2003, she said in her remarks, but sold them in 2008.

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. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map. Sixty-nine percent could not find the United Kingdom. Boyer raced ahead undaunted.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

2010) and Assessment for Educational Leaders (2006), Allyn & Bacon; The Truth About Testing (2001), Test Better, Teach Better (2003), Transformative Assessment (2008) and Instruction that Measures Up (2009) ASCD; America’s “Failing” Schools (2005) and Mastering Assessment (2006), Routledge; and Unlearned Lessons (2009) Harvard Education Press. Join me Tuesday, April 23rd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with W.

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

5 things I’m embarrassed to tell you

The Cornerstone Blog

I started sharing ideas online back in 2003, and both education and the world in general changes so quickly every year. This has always been true: back in 2008, I was embarrassed about everything from 2005 and prior, and so on.

‘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.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He held this position from March, 2006 until June, 2008. 2003); “Is it Possible to Reform Schools? Join me Tuesday, May 31st, for a live and interactive Future of Education webinar with James Bosco, Principle Investigator at the Consortium for School Networking ( CoSN ).

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year. Adley Nyakora, a freshman at Minnesota State University, Mankato, plays Operation, while Cornelius Bright, Elijah Calderon-Pitchford, Aburrahman Guantai, and Jordan Headley look on. Kelly Field for The Hechinger Report. MANKATO, Minn.

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

In order to serve this hidden population, the Senior Services Department in Clayton County, Georgia — where Eschman has raised her grandchildren — started the Kinship Care Program in 2003. Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.

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).

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Armstrong''s 2008 TED Prize wish asked to help her assemble the Charter for Compassion, a document around which religious leaders can work together for peace. In late fall 2008, the first draft of the document was written by the world, via a sharing website.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Anya Kamenetz. Facebook Twitter.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Anya Kamenetz. Facebook Twitter.