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.

It's Raining! Why Texas Should Use the Rainy Day Fund

EdTechSandyK

In 2003, to deal with the last economic downturn, the Legislature appropriated $1.3 I am home today with a sick pet. While she rests and we wait to go to the vet, I have been reading up on the latest information to cross my screen regarding the Texas education budget crisis.

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Resources and Links from Social Thinking™ Providers' Convention

SpeechTechie

I first learned about Social Thinking in probably 2003 (?) I am sitting at San Jose International Airport in the Jet Blue Terminal as I write this (Sunday), exhausted yet also energized and inspired from my experience at the Social Thinking ™ Providers'' Convention in San Francisco.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day-- international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. 2003); “Is it Possible to Reform Schools?

The ripple effect

Learning with 'e's

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). 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs.

Do You Make Your Learning Transparent to Others?

EdTechSandyK

Answer found and used with in a few moments (It''s under "Save As" by the way; at least in Office 2003 it is). Life-Long Learner Wordle by EdTechSandyK Feel free to re-use, but please give credit. To be a good educator is to be a life-long learner.

Live Tuesday August 30th (Early Time) with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on Professional Learning Communities to Improve Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 Time : 2pm Pacific / 5pm Eastern / 9pm GMT ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).

Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, September 15th, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

But I *have* been preaching the Google message since 2003.

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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4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 1

The Electric Educator

Vrasidas & Zembylas (2003 in Rice 2006) identified high quality materials and frequent teacher-student interaction as key components to student success. 29 Apr 2011. 29 Apr 2011. 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. Rice 2006).

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).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, April 14th, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day-- international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. 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

METC: Motivate, Engage, Transform, & Connect and Trogdor, Too!

The Daring Librarian

Tapped into Teacher Professional Development: an Online Community of Practice - 2003 - Like.ok, my first taste of a Virtual World & an education PLN was at TappedIn !

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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. It''s that time of year again! Time to beg, cajole, tease, torture (audibly), and plead to get our Library Media materials back.

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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.

Expertise, competency, and content

Connecting 2 the World

2003). Three terms, expertise, competency, and content, are used interchangeably with knowledge, especially in the context of workplace learning and training. However, they may have multiple meanings depending on the theoretical constructs of the research. Therefore, it is important to discuss and define each of these terms as they relate to knowledge. Content Knowledge The traditional form of knowledge often is referred to as content knowledge.

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).

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices

Waterford

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2003, 12(2), pp. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2011, 35(6), pp. Results from the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. It first aired in 2011 and has been viewed by over 11 million people.

What resources would you suggest for professional book studies on reading instruction?

Reading By Example

The Comprehension Experience (Hammond & Nessel, Heinemann, 2011). Reading Essentials (Routman, Heinemann, 2003). What Really Matters for Struggling Readers (Allington, Pearson, 2011). As noted in a previous post , we (our instructional leadership team) are loosening up the reins a bit this year with professional development.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. It first aired in 2011 and has been viewed by over 11 million people.

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

The Shanker report found that between 2003 and 2011 the white teaching workforce in Washington more than doubled, from 16 to 39 percent, while the black share declined precipitously, from 77 to 49 percent. Between 2003 and 2011, the white teaching workforce in Washington, D.C.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. It first aired in 2011 and has been viewed by over 11 million people.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011. Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). 2004; Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011 ). 2011). 2011). 2011). 2011). 2011). 2011).

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences

Waterford

Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003, 84(7), pp. Early Childhood Education Journal, March 2011, 38(6), pp. The first few months of school pass by so quickly. Before you know it, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner.

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 2011 $100,000,000 (President Obama’s request: $0). Rationale for Obama administration FY 2011 program consolidation (i.e., On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Working from 2011 to 2015, Salter and Whitson asked Helms and the other participants of the Digital Humanities Quarterly special issue devoted to “Comics as Scholarship” to write their work in sequential art.

Virtual School Tips and Recommendations

The Thinking Stick

2003 – In Saudi Arabia due to terrorism in the country, I helped my school set up and run Moodle to do Virtual School. NCCE 2020 here in Seattle has just wrapped up.

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Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

While the percentage of white principals declined from 87 percent in 1987–88 to 80 percent in 2011–12, the percentage of black principals did not change significantly.

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

The annual cost of servicing this accumulated debt more than doubled, from $21 billion in 2003 to $48 billion in 2012, the most recent period for which it has been calculated by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

How Schools Can Bridge Mental Health Care Gaps with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools

MindShift

percent in 2003 to 8.4 percent in 2011–2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. School counselors help guide students with academics, college applications and social matters with other students.

Scrutiny of colleges that get billions in GI Bill money remains mired in bureaucracy

The Hechinger Report

Curt Coy, who was the VA’s deputy under secretary for economic opportunity from 2011 until his retirement in late 2017, said it was hard to find resources for veterans’ educational issues. In a 2011 congressional hearing, then-Sen.