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.

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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. Event and Recording Page : [link] Julie Young began her career as a classroom teacher and has since served as an administrator and leading e-Learning expert and advocate. Young was recognized by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the Top 30 influencers in Ed Tech, along with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.

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). dissertation organizational learning knowledge knowledge workers knowledge management group communication

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, October 7th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Joseph DiMartino and Denise Wolk on their book, The Personalized High School: Making Learning Count for Adolescents.

Live Tonight in Elluminate - Students on Homework

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Is your homework the kind of “deliberate practice” that forms the backbone of lasting learning? 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.

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

Edsurge

Research around the way humans learn is booming these days. But studying how the brain learns doesn’t necessarily mean memorizing proteins and brain chemistry. So I connected with people who run the Learning and the Brain conference and began to attend.

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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. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). Tumblr ) for peer review or assessment of learning. 2010).

Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

GCFLearnFree is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC and provides quality online learning courses for free. 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.

Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tip #81: I Have Office 2010; Everyone Else Has 2003–They Can’t Read My Stuff. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q: My youngers often save a blank document over their MS Word file.

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.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

Imagine what today’s youth could learn about history, science, and art if developers utilized the possibilities of virtual reality to create educational games instead of those about zombies and car theft. Advantages of VR Learning. Suited to all types of learning styles.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning. Ed note: This is part 1 in a series on self-determined learning from Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon. Stewart’s site, Heutagogy Community of Practice , is a useful resource for reading on Self-Determined Learning. .

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.

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

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. FY 2003 $700,500,000. FY 2010 $100,000,000.

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.

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). It’s exciting to see so many more students and teachers with access to computing devices, but it’s also scary that so many schools have adopted these devices so quickly, with limited evidence for how they might improve learning.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Students, within their group, can immediately reflect on this feedback and this presents a ‘peer-learning’ opportunity. This is consistent with the team-learning model designed by Michaelsen (1998) (see also Michaelsen et al. 2003). The Process.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

Elbert Hubbard As a second year teacher, I remember being very excited about leading my students to participate in a project-based learning activity. As champions we must learn to put ourselves in the shoes of a late adopter or laggard, then try to help them along. 2003).

Teacher, Teach Thyself! Free Quality PD Resources

EdTechSandyK

You don''t have to take or attend formal classes to extend your learning. It''s also the greatest opportunity many of us have all year to extend our own professional learning and grow in our craft. They get straight to the basics of what you need to learn to use a techonlogy.

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

Edsurge

We sat down with Boyer to learn more about his flipped syllabus, unique assessments, and the hard work that goes into an easy A. Learn more about the Plaid Avenger and view his video Plaidcasts. We learned you can’t do the same thing for everybody. With this assignment, you have to be fully engaged, following this person every day and learning about what’s motivating them and reporting on it, basically, one sentence at a time.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

She also learned from her mother, who spent more than 30 years teaching at New Orleans’ John McDonogh High School. In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data. Kristi Walton works with a student.

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

Is learning in the 21 st Century significantly different to learning in previous years? The Digital Natives discourse tends to alienate older generations from technology, and teachers can make dangerous assumptions about the capabilities of young people (Kennedy et al, 2010).

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

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. The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue. billion in 2010.

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Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with 'e's

Is learning in the 21 st Century significantly different to learning in previous years? The Digital Natives discourse tends to alienate older generations from technology, and teachers can make dangerous assumptions about the capabilities of young people (Kennedy et al, 2010).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling. GWS was the nation’s first periodical about learning without going to school, started by Holt in 1977.

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

The Hechinger Report

In meetings with his academic adviser during the second semester of his freshman year, Robinson said he learned that though his GPA was solid, the school’s computer algorithm saw trouble. For more stories about education, opportunity, and how people learn subscribe to the Educate podcast.

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Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

2003. I complete my student teaching in an unruly 1st grade classroom with a first-year teacher because my principal placed me there and learn quickly the steel and flexibility it takes to be a teacher Philadelphia. January 23, 2010. January 28, 2010. March 2010.

A charter school faces the ugly history of school choice in the Deep South

The Hechinger Report

He wanted to learn how to fly an airplane, only not too far off the ground, because heights were scary. She would have to convince them by following through on her promises, helping kids like Ricky learn to read.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Many schools have reduced or even eliminated recess for elementary school children, and several have cut back on free play and play-based learning in the early grades such as kindergarten and first grade (Zygmunt-Fillwalk & Bilello, 2005). 2003).

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling. GWS was the nation’s first periodical about learning without going to school, started by Holt in 1977.

Tuesday Show - Teachers Becoming Their Own Khan Academy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

While I appreciate the incredible opportunities to learn from the amazing diversity of video recordings from teachers (and students!) In short, the flipped classroom has allowed Stacey to create a supportive, calm, inspiring classroom – a learning space where students can truly thrive.

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

Bryan Alexander

That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.”

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

Bryan Alexander

That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.”

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

Edsurge

It was bought in 2010 by News Corporation, which invested more than $1 billion into the company and rebranded it as Amplify. He also talked about the challenges facing edtech companies today, including his skepticism towards what he calls an “engineering” model of personalized learning. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. I like the learning process, the back and forth.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

The Traditional Model The traditional model used by organizational learning theorists begins with the depth of knowledge. 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). 2003). Organizational learning: A socio-cognitive framework. 2003).

4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 1

The Electric Educator

Despite the misconceptions held by the general public regarding online learning, several comparative studies have determined that there is no significant difference in the outcomes of online classrooms when compared to traditional face-to-face classrooms. While research regarding best practices for online learning is difficult to obtain due to the relatively infancy of the industry, four key areas of focus critical to program success have been identified. online learning

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. The University of Iowa rose from sixtieth in 2008 to a peak of thirty-ninth in 2010, but has since fallen back to forty-ninth. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

But a Government Accountability Office report last year found confirmed reports of cheating on at least one standardized test in 33 states in the school years 2010-''11 and 2011-''12. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context. April 01, 2015 4:47 PM ET. Anya Kamenetz. Facebook Twitter.