Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

Department of Education, with the ultimate goal of providing easy to use computer tutorials to students and adults with learning disabilities. 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 have already had several of my teachers tell me that they learned more going through the tutorials on this site then in any previous workshops they had.

Do You Make Your Learning Transparent to Others?

EdTechSandyK

Do you make your learning transparent to others? And as much as possible share the learning process with the person or people looking to you to help answer a question or figure out a process. What does it look like to admit and show your learning?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For the past 3 years CoSN has been involved in a project which is called " Participatory Learning in Schools: Leadership and Policy." MacArthur Foundation and is included in the Foundation''s digital media and learning program. 2003); “Is it Possible to Reform Schools?

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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, August 30th, at an earlier-than-normal time for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on using Professional Learning Communities to improve schools.

Organizational learning theories

Connecting 2 the World

My dissertation not only looks at distributed group collaboration, but also how that effects organizational learning. The following is my discussion on organizational learning, including how I differentiate knowledge management from organizational learning. Organizational Learning Theories There are two prevailing schools of learning theory at the organizational level. Organizational learning is distinguishable from knowledge management. 2003).

The ripple effect

Learning with 'e's

That is why social networking tools are so powerful and if used appropriately, can have such a positive impact on learning. Much of what we learn, we learn within a social context, through dialogue. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs.

May 25 - Interview with Sir Ken Robinson on Creativity

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Wednesday, May 25th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Sir Ken Robinson about the extensively revised and updated version of his best-selling classic, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative. Date : Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day-- international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

But I *have* been preaching the Google message since 2003. This is total geek street cred & the opportunity to learn SO much!

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. 29 Apr 2011.

Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

There were differences in interpretation, often based on the different understanding of how end-users/trainees would learn, need to know, and use what they learned. 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. 2000; Moreland & Levine, 2001; Skitka, 2003; Whitworth et al., As promised, here is the first draft of my study findings.

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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. Current organizational learning and knowledge literature identify and categorize 12 different types of knowledge depending on the location in which the knowledge is created and the depth of knowledge. 2003). Organizational learning: A socio-cognitive framework. The impact of organisational structure and practices on learning in the workplace.

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 ! ISTE SIGMS is a big supporter & BJ Berkquist is a true pioneer in online learning!

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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. Want to learn how to Blabberize? It''s that time of year again!

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Expertise, competency, and content

Connecting 2 the World

Three terms, expertise, competency, and content, are used interchangeably with knowledge, especially in the context of workplace learning and training. For example, a teacher in a rural area without access to internet service may not have access or use of learning management system (LMS) software. He or she may learn about the software, how to use it by using reading a textbook, or even receive some hands on training away from his or her classroom. 2003).

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

The Hechinger Report

In theory, proficiency-based models let students learn at their own pace, speeding up if they grasp a concept quickly, and getting extra help if they struggle. In practice, though, it can take many different forms, including independent study, learning communities and online programs.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices

Waterford

Children with these experiences often exhibit learning or behavioral issues related to the way trauma influences brain development. 9] If an experience leaves a serious and lasting impact on a child and influences their learning or behavior, it may fall under the ACEs umbrella.

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Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I shared this thought in Learning Transformed : Educational technology is not a silver bullet. As the technology continues to evolve, the conversation must remain focused on learning and pedagogy—not on devices. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011).

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.

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 ). Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning. 2004; Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011 ).

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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.

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.

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences

Waterford

Finally, opportunities for miscommunication can often arise during parent-teacher conferences—especially if families of English-language learning (ELL) students will be attending these meetings.[1] What can I do to help my child learn at home?[12].

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

Oddly enough, the interview alone — 45 minutes of penetrating questions about personal motivation, direction and desire to make a difference — can itself help foster some aspects of purpose, at least according to one 2011 study. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

Virtual School Tips and Recommendations

The Thinking Stick

NCCE (Northwest Council For Computer Education) being our regional ISTE sponsored conference with somewhere around 1500 participants coming together each year to share and learn. Lessons Learned: 1. Remember learning, even in Virtual School is about relationships.

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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. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

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. All students need to be deeply known by the adults that are working with them to support their learning,” she said.

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

MindShift

But after learning some of the strategies in CBT, he learned how to take a step back, pause to take a moment and reflect on his negative thoughts. percent in 2003 to 8.4 percent in 2011–2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

Oddly enough, the interview alone — 45 minutes of penetrating questions about personal motivation, direction and desire to make a difference — can itself help foster some aspects of purpose, at least according to one 2011 study. It’s 12:15 p.m.

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. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

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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. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. link] (2003).

The Physiology Of Bullying

TeachThought - Learn better.

A 2011 study found that “After 4 days of mindfulness meditation training, meditating in the presence of noxious stimulation significantly reduced pain unpleasantness by 57% and pain intensity ratings by 40% when compared to rest.” 2011). 2003). Acetaminophen Reduces Social Pain?

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