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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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).

Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

However, with the rise in the use of distributed groups in the workplace, there is the recognition that knowledge that is distributed in the form of distributed cognition, may not be accessed in the same way that traditional organizational structures allowed. For service industries, whose business is knowledge, it is very important that knowledge is accessible at the individual, group and organizational level, especially during the collaborative process.

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A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

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. Once created, individual, groups, departments, or the organization can control the dissemination and access to a larger number of people. Therefore, there needs to be some mechanism to access it, measure it, transfer its use, and, in some cases, store and retrieve it. 2003). 2003). 2003).

Expertise, competency, and content

Connecting 2 the World

Knowledge of content can be measured, identified (especially lack of content knowledge), and/or recorded and stored for use by those who would not ordinarily have access to the knowledge. As a result, content knowledge can also be abstracted for use by those that have never required a particular content knowledge, nor have had access to an environment or situation that required that content (Yakhlef, 2010). 2003).

University of Chicago projected to be the first U.S. university to cost $100,000 a year

The Hechinger Report

Looking at data from 2003 and 2012 for 448 small private colleges, it found that higher tuition discounts did not correlate with increased low-income or minority student enrollment. The $81 million Joe and Rika Mansueto Library opened in 2011.

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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]. You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices

Waterford

14] Because of the way childhood trauma affects the brain, it can seriously inhibit a child’s well-being—especially if the child has no access to support. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2003, 12(2), pp. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2011, 35(6), pp.

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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.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2011, fewer than 16 percent of employees were people of color. 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. Nearly two-thirds of those who attend public colleges end up in overcrowded and underfunded community colleges or open-access public colleges, where funding is lower and outcomes far worse than at selective public campuses.

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]. You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again.

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]. You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again.

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. Disruptions are first adopted by those who don’t have the money, time, or expertise to access the market.

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. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

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.

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.

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

MindShift

School counselors, along with school social workers, may be children’s only access to some form of mental health care, since it’s estimated that only 20 percent of children with mental or behavioral disorders receive help from a mental health care provider. percent in 2003 to 8.4

STUDENT VOICES: DACA students worry about ‘really tough times’ ahead

The Hechinger Report

I’ve been hit hard by the issue of being undocumented, starting when my dad was put in detention in 2011. I knew since I crossed the river in 2003 that I was undocumented; different than most of my peers.

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

Edsurge

Although we were convinced that technology could transform education, simple internet access was patchy at best. 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. Between 2004 and 2011, I worked as an executive in SchoolNet and Kaplan, both of which grew into successful and innovative education companies.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The whole conversation brought me back a blog post I wrote following ISTE’s 2011 conference in Philadelphia. In the years since 2011, I’ve seen librarians emerge to assume roles of increasing leadership in so many areas. Here’s my post from July 20, 2011.

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

MindShift

In addition, the new millennium brought digital technology to debate topics and gave debaters greater access to information than ever before. Access to the internet made student arguments more nuanced and more complex, the depth of analysis more robust.

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

This begins with expanding access to teaching jobs and continues by giving hardworking teachers a raise. Between 2003 and 2011, the white teaching workforce in Washington, D.C. When it comes to teachers’ roles in shaping anti-racist communities, it’s better to show than to tell.

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

The Hechinger Report

Families in Williams’s virtually all-black neighborhood were set to lose access to the schools that have served their community for half a century. The one thing that would help keep my kids—or any child—off the streets is access to good education.

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