Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

A recent and exciting challenge transpired as co-facilitator of the virtual participants in the 2013 Flat Classroom Conference in Yokohama, Japan. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

Overflow crowd from the August 15, 2013 SRC meeting. 2003. September 2010 – June 2013. June 2013. August 15, 2013. As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia.

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The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

In his seminal work, Natural Born Cyborgs (2003), Clark sees a future that combines the best features of human and machine, where we literally wear or physically internalise our technologies. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence.

Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books ! On Friday I was looking pensively at my boxed sets of the Living Books CD-ROM collection in my school library.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Join me Tuesday, April 23rd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with W. James Popham, author of (among many other books) The Truth About Testing : An Educator''s Call to Action and Unlearned Lessons : Six Stumbling Blocks to Our Schools Success.

Make your mark on Dot Day

Educator Innovator

Fun Fact: Terry chose September 15 because the original publishing date of The Dot is September 15, 2003!) What is International Dot Day? Every day is a good day to celebrate creativity in the classroom and all that it unlocks and unleashes for students and teachers.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

Overflow crowd from the August 15, 2013 SRC meeting. 2003. September 2010 – June 2013. June 2013. August 15, 2013. As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia.

Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing. Every 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency.

Thursday Interview - In Defense of Childhood with Chris Mercogliano

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, March 7th, 2013 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Join me Thursday, March 7th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with Chris Mercogliano, author of In Defense of Childhood : Protecting Kids'' Inner Wildness.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


Children & Schools, April 2013, 35(2), pp. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2003, 12(2), pp. Did you know that over one-half of all students will experience a traumatic event by the time they reach adulthood?[8]

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What’s the Link Between a School’s Budget and Efficacy? Stanford University Challenges Prevailing Beliefs


Journal of Literacy Research, December 2003, 35(4), pp. Educational Leadership, May 2013, 70(8), pp.

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OPINION: Four ways that Mississippi is teaching more children to read well

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the state began requiring future K-6 teachers to take two early literacy courses in their teacher-preparation training. Mississippi is delivering, and its students are the beneficiaries. The state proved a bright spot on the most recent Nation’s Report Card.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Degree categories with a minimum of 200 completions in 2013 were included in the analysis. 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.


Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland


To be successful in a knowledge economy, students will require the ability to complete non-routine tasks, solve unstructured problems, and employ technologies for communication, collaboration, and creation (Autor, & Price, 2013; Collet, Hine, & Plessis, 2015).

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


Since the 1960s, as computers have become cheaper, smaller, and faster, they have replaced many of the routine tasks that people had previously completed, fundamentally changing the task composition of the labor market (Autor, Levy, & Murnane, 2003). 2003). 2013).

A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. 2013). 2013). The world continues to change as a result of technological advances.

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To Build Voice Recognition for Early Literacy, Soapbox Labs Gives Kids a Voice


In 2003, a team of Harvard University researchers concluded a survey and mapped out the idiosyncrasies in the pronunciation of common English words across the globe.

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, 2013. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013. Whether you’re a new teacher or have years of classroom experience, there’s always more to learn.

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When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

The New York Times found that the proportion of households earning between $35,000 and $100,000 fell from 53 percent in 1967 to 43 percent in 2013. trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003.

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

If the administration takes more of the NRA’s suggestions, I guess this would include replacing outside shrubbery with “thorn-bearing and sharp-leaved plant species,” which 2013 report.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

By 2013, the last year for which data is available, the gap between the two groups had shrunk to just 10 percent. million from the foundation since 2003. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo.

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA. He joined BIE as a National Faculty member in 2007 and has served on staff since 2013.

Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

Initially, the research arguably gave a reasonably complete view of the state of online learning in all of higher education, as it showed online learning growing rapidly with growth rates of over 20 percent in 2003, 2005, and 2009. percent in the fall of 2013.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’

The Hechinger Report

My second child, Joseph, was born in 2003. Another defining moment came when I received the call in June 2013 that I had passed my GED exam. I graduated from eighth grade in 1999 one month pregnant with my first child, Jesenia, who was born in 2000. As a teen mother with little to no family support, I dropped out of high school and stayed home to care for my two young children.

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

eSchool News

He has since served as the Geauga County Sheriff every since his unanimous appointment in 2003. Dr. Hanlon is Superintendent of the Chardon Local Schools, appointed to the district’s top post in June 2013. . Date: Wednesday, May 13th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Certainly, teams have conducted bogus interviews to fulfill the rule’s requirements without any intention of hiring that person, but since the rule was enacted in 2003, the league has seen a significant increase in the number of black head coaches.

What happened when a city full of teachers, most of them black, was fired

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, just 15 percent of teachers in large urban districts across the country were black but in New Orleans, teaching was largely a job done by black women: 71 percent of teachers were black and 78 percent were women.

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Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

“The percentage of teachers with 10 or fewer years of experience increased from 48 percent in 2004–05 to 70 percent in 2013–14 while the number with 20 or more years of experience dropped by over 20 percentage points,” said the company in a statement.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data. In 2015, UNO granted 48 bachelor’s degrees in education, down from 136 in 2003. Kristi Walton works with a student. Photo: Courtesy of Firstline.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. FY 2013 $0. The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

Yesterday I had the absolute privilege to join thousands of amazing educators learning and sharing their learning as part of the Google for Education on Air Event - If Takes A Teacher.

Justice Scalia, Affirmative Action, and Why Shame Is Not An Option

The Jose Vilson

In 2003, as a junior in college, a group of us drove down to Washington D.C. “That’s going to be a hard school to get into, but we’ll give it a shot.” ” By junior year, I was already upset at some of the shade I received at Xavier High School.

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

A 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that black dads, stereotypically criticized as being absent fathers, are just as involved in their children’s daily lives as dads across other racial groups, if not more.

New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund


New Markets has supported 43 companies since its launch in 2003; edtech startups make more than 90 percent of its deals in the past five years, Palmer adds. CB Insights projects 2016 funding totals to fall back to 2013 level , after three consecutive years of increase. New Markets is bringing back a familiar face to steer its next education investment fund.

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New Markets Venture Partner’s Latest Edtech Fund Closes at $68 Million


They last did so in 2013.) To date, New Markets has invested nearly $30 million across 23 education technology companies since its founding in 2003. When New Markets Venture Partners first began fundraising for its second education technology investment fund, Barack Obama was in office, Brexit for up for debate and iPhones still had headphone jacks. Now, more than two years later, New Markets is finally calling it a wrap.

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