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. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment called Future Visions. 2003); “Is it Possible to Reform Schools?

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Unlike formal schooling, individual content knowledge is not necessarily assessed through testing (Diaz, et al, 1999). 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.

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How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


14] Also set a few student goals for the upcoming semester during the meeting to involve parents in the assessment process.[8]. Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003, 84(7), pp. To Involve Parents in the Assessment of the Child in Parent–Teacher Conferences: A Case Study.

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).

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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.

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. It will also give teachers time to prepare lessons they are not used to preparing and time to assess any work that needs grading.

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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.

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


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. But visions of a world where every teacher and every student had an internet-connected device, and every student would get personalized assessments for learning, were still just that—visions. 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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Five Ways Design and Making Can Help Science Education Come Alive


Studies show that the best predictor of STEM career choice in adulthood is linked to whether kids self-report seeing themselves as scientists when they grow up by 8th grade (Maltese & Tai, 2011). Assessment is real time and authentic. 2003; Cornett 1986). Making Science offers project ideas, connections to the new Next Generation Science Standards, assessment strategies, examples of student work and practical tips for educators


North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

K-12 Schools - Education News

The organization has received millions of dollars in donations and federal grants since its founding in 2003. (Image: North Carolina New School Foundation).

Dear ISTE (reprised)


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.

Reimagining failure: ‘Last-chance’ schools are the future of American high schools

The Hechinger Report

After giving birth to her son in 2011, Burgos dropped out of her old school when counselors told her that she didn’t have enough credits to pass ninth grade. The stairs at Boston Day and Evening Academy are decorated with messages from former students. Photo: Natalie Gross. BOSTON, Mass. —

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published numerous articles both online and in print, including The Future of Online Learning (1998), Learning Objects (2000), Resource Profiles (2003), and E-Learning 2.0 Most recently, Gardner received the 2011 Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 DeLorenzo screened the candidates, assessing their capacity for change, and six districts were approved , among them the three districts mentioned above that had already begun experimenting with the model.

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. Then, in 2017, it began experimenting with a new way of assessing students’ readiness for college-level math, taking into account not just their placement test scores, but also recent grades. System leaders don’t dispute that assessment.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. It is a lot harder to be a teacher that helps kids develop meaning than a teacher who helps kids produce assessment data," she says.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. It is a lot harder to be a teacher that helps kids develop meaning than a teacher who helps kids produce assessment data," she says.

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

He was a driving force behind the state’s infamous 2011 immigration crackdown, which required police to inquire about the legal status of anyone they had a “reasonable suspicion” was in the country unlawfully. But two local dads revived the idea in 2011.

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It’s Pedagogy Go With Location-Based Mobile Learning At The University Of South Australia

EdNews Daily

Student work in this course is currently being assessed (as of May 2017) but it is already obvious that the quality, creativity, and variety of the LBMGs that have been developed is remarkably high.