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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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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. She is a frequent national conference speaker and has played an important role in charting the course of virtual K-12 education. In 2003, she was inducted into the USDLA “Hall of Fame.” In 2003, her school was named as one of the WebSmart Top 50 organizations by Business Week Magazine.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

In recent years, many schools have entertained the theory that VR improves education. If virtual reality is reliable enough to train our armed forces, is there any reason not to implement the same technique at educational institutions across the world?

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. Event and Recording Page : [link] Kathleen Cushman is an educator and journalist who has specialized in the lives and learning of youth for over two decades. Cushman’s latest book is Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery (Jossey-Bass, 2010).

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

Doug Levin

Secretary of Education Richard W. Department of Education or other federal agencies) in and out of inclusion. Department of Education’s national educational technology plans.). Department of Education, I do not believe it was ever published by the Department.

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.

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

Edsurge

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying. billion in 2010.

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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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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.

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

Edsurge

Mariale Hardiman, vice dean of academic affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Education and and director of Johns Hopkins’ Neuro-Education Initiative. My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching.

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

The Christensen Institute

It’s important to remember that higher education, and especially graduate programs, are individual pathways into specific sectors of the workforce. Not all that declines is disrupted: cyclical forces are driving down enrollments across higher education. When the job market softens, workers look to higher education to help them stay afloat. The business model of higher education, including graduate programs, is a relatively fixed cost. MBA applications are down.

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.

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

In addition to the academic demands, she and her friends acknowledged, they’re concerned about the cost of their graduate educations, the debt they may accumulate to pay for it and whether jobs will be available at the other end. Department of Education. The St.

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

Meaning, society is better off when students see diversity in the ranks of teachers rather than when they hear lessons about the importance of inclusion from a monolithic group of educators. But there’s more at stake than the educational benefits of having black teachers for black students.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

The ASA analyzed data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on 160 STEM bachelor’s degree categories granted by U.S. The ASA analysis showed undergraduate statistics degrees nearly doubled (95% growth rate) during the period spanning 2010 to 2013.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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). Jerry was the first executive director of the National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools (NCACS), and was a founding member of the International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC).

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

The Hechinger Report

My parents always stressed how powerful an education is and how it is the key to success,” Keenan said. For more stories about education, opportunity, and how people learn subscribe to the Educate podcast. Higher Ed News achievement gap Higher education completion

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

EdTechTeacher

This article was first published in the May Edition of Educational Leadership from ASCD. 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.

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. Interest payments on the money borrowed by higher education institutions come to the equivalent of $750 per student per year at public universities and $1,289 at private colleges.

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.

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.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

Other stories in the series look at schools that are recruiting from their own alumni to increase diversity and a traditional teacher education program focused on recruiting Hispanic teachers. During the 2003-04 school year, black teachers accounted for 72 percent of New Orleans’ educators.

Teacher, Teach Thyself! Free Quality PD Resources

EdTechSandyK

Photo Source It''s summer in the northern hemisphere, which is a great time for educators to take a break from the daily bustle of teaching. LIVE! - [link] This site provides weekly live webinars with education practitioners that are sure to add to your teaching tool kit!

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

This mantra in education particularly in adopting emerging technology is incredibly important. I regularly encourage anyone in education to think about this as a reminder of who they are and how that informs the expectations they hold on themselves to prepare students for a different future.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. post-secondary education needs closer connections to K-12, especially given demographic and economic changes (126-8).

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. post-secondary education needs closer connections to K-12, especially given demographic and economic changes (126-8).

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). The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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

Edsurge

He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . What would you tell other educators who want to move some or all of a course online? He shares some of his favorite foreign films: “ Aftershock ” (2010, Chinese, directed by Xiaogang Feng)—An absolutely awesome teaching tool for many different aspects of Chinese culture.

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. It was bought in 2010 by News Corporation, which invested more than $1 billion into the company and rebranded it as Amplify. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. I think education products grow methodically over time. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga is a writer and education activist who addresses academic and general audiences about working with children, not on children, to help them learn. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Are you seeking personalized, bold education options that build on your children’s strengths rather than conventional curricula? Farenga is a writer and education activist who addresses academic and general audiences about working with children, not on children, to help them learn.

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

While the state’s Department of Education cycled through commissioners (six in six years) superintendents struggled to figure out the law, largely on their own. Related: Documenting Maine’s failure to implement proficiency-based education. In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8

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). The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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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).

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

Leadership Lounge

There is, however, one thing these two very different politicians have in common: Hydra Mendoza, who has been the education aide for both mayors. 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

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. ANDERSON, T (2003). 2010). Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga is a writer and education activist who addresses academic and general audiences about working with children, not on children, to help them learn.