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

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It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

iterating toward openness

My recent post about the cost trap and inclusive access prompted responses by Jim Groom and Stephen Downes. Back in 2012 – 2013] I was impressed (like many others I’m sure) with how Wiley was able to frame the cost-savings argument around open textbooks to build broader interest for OERs. Ask a publisher why inclusive access is good for students and the list of reasons they will provide sounds like it came straight off a 2013 OER advocacy slide.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

He argues that we are becoming more creative and have the potential for endless cognitive gain as a result of increased access to these technologies. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence.

Tuesday Interview: The Truth About Testing with Jim Popham

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Date : Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). He has personally passed all of those tests, largely because of his unlimited access to the tests’ answer keys. Join me Tuesday, April 23rd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com conversation with W.

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.

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

EdTechTeacher

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).

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

The Hechinger Report

One alarming trend is that the overwhelming majority of 21st-century shooters were adolescents, suggesting that it is now easier for them to access guns, and that they more frequently suffer from mental health issues or limited conflict resolution skills.”

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

And honestly, all I could do was ‘touch’ on each of these ways VERY briefly--just enough to give participants the big picture that those of us with access to Google tools have so many opportunities to personalize learning in our digital toolbox.

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.

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. FY 2013 $0.

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

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

Yet, the wealth of knowledge and experience that can be accessed through well structured professional development and collaboration opportunities. 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

He points to the major reductions the Philadelphia school system made to its counselor rolls , along with its teaching corps, when the district faced a budget crunch in 2013.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

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To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. " Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” Editor’s note on Aug.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

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To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. " Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

Over the last few years of the Speak Up survey, more students and administrators have signaled the importance of being able to access mobile devices in the classroom, whether through Bring Your Own Device policy consideration and implementation or through school-provided technology.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

The act called for “universal service” so that all Americans could have access to affordable telecommunications services, regardless of their geographical location. The agency issued an order to support affordable access to high-speed broadband in particular (not merely “access to the Internet”) and to boost access and bandwidth of schools’ WiFi networks. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

million (Seed) 2015 Sinovation Ventures Ready4 $8 million (A) 2016 TAL Education, Yongjin Group, ZhenFund Securly $3 million (Seed) 2013 Sinovation Ventures, ZhenFund Swing Education $7.8 TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. “ You Can’t Make Movies Without China.”

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. Combining these experiences, she authored Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantage (ABC-CLIO, 2013).

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

Project CORA : Community of Online Research Assignments an open access resource for faculty and librarians. Hoax-Slayer : Australian Brett Christensen has been debunking email and social media hoaxes and spam since 2003. 2013).

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. Combining these experiences, she authored Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantage (ABC-CLIO, 2013).

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

percent, for those who began repayment in 2013–14,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reported in September. “Black students who started college in 2003 had a 50–50 chance of defaulting on their federal student loans, according to a new analysis of government data – a virtual coin-flip of default that stands in stark contrast with a 21% default rate for white borrowers,” Buzzfeed reported in October.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

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WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings.

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

The number of kids in foster care also started rising in 2013, Sprow said, ending a years-long decline. In order to serve this hidden population, the Senior Services Department in Clayton County, Georgia — where Eschman has raised her grandchildren — started the Kinship Care Program in 2003.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

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WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. Combining these experiences, she authored Transforming Our Image, Building Our Brand: The Education Advantage (ABC-CLIO, 2013).

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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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Hayden is the first new librarian of Congress since 1987,” The New York Times observed at her swearing in in September, “and brings with her another generation’s ideas about accessibility, technology and the role that libraries play in society.” ” Accessibility and Technology (and the Role of Governments and Corporations). It’s another one of those open questions: what will happen to “access” to the Internet under President Trump?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” He has been the president of the student loan org Strada Education Network (formerly known as USA Funds) since 2013. “More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. “If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. (National) Education Politics.