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. Microsoft has a great site that has tutorials and interactive guides to find where the commands are in Office 2010 products. This is a great resource to share with anyone learning Office 2010.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, December 9th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. In 2003, she was inducted into the USDLA “Hall of Fame.” Florida Virtual School has received two 2010 CODiE Awards: Best Reading/English Instructional Solution & Best Social Studies Instructional Solution. In 2003, her school was named as one of the WebSmart Top 50 organizations by Business Week Magazine.

Distributed knowledge in the workplace

Connecting 2 the World

2003), a group member has three choices: 1) live with the imposed values while maintaining personal values, try to change imposed values, or leave the environment (in the case of this study, quit) in order to maintain individual or group values. 2003). I'm still working on this idea, but both Michael Hanley and Karyn Romeis have blogged about knowledge recently so I decided to post what I currently am grappling with. There are still a lot of questions to answer.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, October 7th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. While at Brown she also contributed to Changing Systems to Personalize Learning: Discover the Power of Advisories (LAB, 2003).

Live Tonight in Elluminate - Students on Homework

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, October 14th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Cushman’s latest book is Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery (Jossey-Bass, 2010). Join us tonight, October 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com Webinar with Kathleen Cushman on homework.

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.

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). 2010). 2010) refers to as entrepreneurial spirals.

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

The Christensen Institute

Netflix, which finally drove Blockbuster to bankruptcy in 2010, began way back in 1997—after founder Reid Hastings racked up a $40 late fee renting Apollo 13 from Blockbuster. Netflix didn’t post its first profits until 2003. MBA applications are down. Law schools are struggling. Is traditional graduate school being disrupted ? Yes and no.

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.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. FY 2010 $100,000,000. Rationale for Obama administration FY 2010 program funding reduction : “ The proposed reduction of $169.9 2010 and 2010 ( American Recovery and Reinvesment Act [ARRA]). On November 22, 1996, U.S.

169 Tech Tip #78: Save a File so Everyone Can Read it

Ask a Tech Teacher

If the problem is that the recipient doesn’t have a current version of MS Word (say, you have 2010 and they have 2003), then save the doc as follows: go to File-save as.

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). Since the iPad was first introduced in 2010, we’ve been exploring how teachers and learners can make the most of tablet computers. This article was first published in the May Edition of Educational Leadership from ASCD.

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

Edsurge

My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. 7) Federal funding for arts in education has experienced major cuts in the last decade, going from $40 million in 2010 to $26.9

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A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

The ASA analysis showed undergraduate statistics degrees nearly doubled (95% growth rate) during the period spanning 2010 to 2013. FASTEST-GROWING STEM UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES 2010–2013. Field from 2010 Degrees.

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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. By 2010—a mere seven years later—their network spanned the whole of the country.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

2003). Furthermore, the team quizzes can help students to develop soft-skills, such as communication and interpersonal skills which are in demand by employers of accounting graduates (de Villiers, 2010). The Process.

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

One of the more controversial theories of the digital age is the claim that technology is changing (or rewiring) our brains (Greenfield, 2009) whilst some also claim that prolonged use of the Web is detrimental to human intellectual development (Carr, 2010).

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015). Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

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).

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. Hanson, S (2010). Educational Leadership, 67 (8) 2010, 76-80 Reiman, A.J. &

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

Undergraduate enrollment has, in fact, dropped by 7 percent since 2010 — for reasons that include not only cost and aversion to debt, but also a decline in the number of 18- to 24-year-olds and an improving job market — while the number of graduate students keeps on rising. The St.

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.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

2003. January 23, 2010. January 28, 2010. March 2010. March-May 2010. June 2010. September 2010 – June 2013. I knew, as I did in the 2010 contract approval, that the decision had already been made and nothing we said or did would stop it.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

At Georgia State, black students find comfort and academic success

The Hechinger Report

From 2003 to 2015, according to GSU , its graduation rate (finishing a bachelor’s degree within six years of starting) for African-American students rose from 29 to 57 percent. Its graduation rate for first-generation students went up 32 percent between 2010 and 2014.

Tuesday Show - Teachers Becoming Their Own Khan Academy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2010, after attending the Building Learning Communities conference, Stacey saw a demonstration of Camtasia Studio and immediately knew that she was looking at her answer – a way to reduce anxiety in her AP Calculus classroom by eliminating the traditional lecture on the board.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

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

Edsurge

My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. 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. billion in global annual revenue by 2010, helped immeasurably by hard work and acquisitions. billion in 2010.

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A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

This can further be linked to depth of knowledge being greater as it is internalized (Yaklief, 2010), as exhibit 2 illustrates. The greater the level of internalization of knowledge, the greater perceived depth of knowledge (Allee, 1999; Herling, 2000; Yaklief, 2010). Information becomes content when there is a situation to apply it (Nonaka, 1999, Yaklief, 2010), but does not require a depth of understanding to access or transfer. 2003). 2003). 2003).

Undents, volvelles, and Didymus the Brazen-Gutted: notes on Ann M. Blair’s _Too Much to Know_

Bryan Alexander

Too Much To Know (Yale University Press, 2010) is about certain ways people in the early modern period coped with information overload, which seems at first glance to be a strange assertion, given the enormous amount of information we struggle with (or delight in) in our time.

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

The Hechinger Report

Since 2010, the school has tripled the number of student advisers, Renick said. Since 2003, Georgia State has raised its graduation rates by 23 percentage points, which adds up to more than $60 million. Keenan Robinson works out at Georgia State University’s fitness center.

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

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile in Philadelphia, work to create a new setting for the Liberty Bell revealed the former home of presidents George Washington and John Adams, including quarters for slaves, and in 2010 a memorial for those slaves opened. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry.

Like their students, colleges are vastly increasing the amount they borrow

The Hechinger Report

Instead, they continued to decline, from a peak of 8,339 in 2010 to 4,081 last fall, according to government data. When the number of students at Hawaii Pacific University started to fall at an alarming rate, the university embarked on an ambitious plan to attract more.

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

One of the more controversial theories of the digital age is the claim that technology is changing (or rewiring) our brains (Greenfield, 2009) whilst some also claim that prolonged use of the Web is detrimental to human intellectual development (Carr, 2010).

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What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003).

Teacher, Teach Thyself! Free Quality PD Resources

EdTechSandyK

This site has been valuable to me as our district is switching to Office 2010 this year. Resources exist for Office versions back to 2003. You don''t have to take or attend formal classes to extend your learning.

Mayors and Schools: A Tale of Two Mayors in San Francisco

Leadership Lounge

It would be hard to find two politicians less alike than the last two mayors of San Francisco.

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

ANDERSON, T (2003). 2010). For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning).

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 In 2010, it gave $200,000 each to Portland and two other districts to develop plans for “district level system change” focused on “student-centered approaches,” including proficiency-based education.

April 14 - Jerry Mintz on the Education Revolution and Democracy in Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is the author of No Homework and Recess All Day: How to Have Freedom and Democracy in Education (AERO, 2003) and is editor of Turning Points: 35 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Story (AERO, 2010 Join me Thursday, April 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Jerry Mintz , a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and the founder of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO).