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

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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] ).

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). His most recent books are Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know, 6th Ed. In 1968, Dr. Popham established IOX Assessment Associates, an R&D group that formerly created statewide student achievement tests for a dozen states.

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom? First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Second, does this online assessment align with the rest of the course curriculum. 2003).

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

Waterford

As the Stanford research team put it: “We shouldn’t assess a hospital based on the health of its patients; rather, we should ask how much a patient’s health improves as a result of his or her time in that hospital.”. Journal of Literacy Research, December 2003, 35(4), pp.

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

The Hechinger Report

Mississippi’s gains came as students in many states did worse in 2019 than they did in 2017 on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) — to the disappointment of leaders, educators and parents across the United States.

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

It’s often possible to further your training while continuing to teach thanks to self-paced online courses: for example, this comprehensive prep course for Praxis Core exams and Subject Assessments. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, 2013. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

In an essay linking cognitive bias and design thinking, Liedtka (2014) warns that “innovators seeking to produce and assess more novel, value-creating, and differentiated ideas face significant challenges from different sources of cognitive bias” (p. 2003). 2013).

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

Edsurge

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. Today, the company claims its technology can power assessments for phonics, sentences and other fluency measurements.

Shocking data reveals Millennials lacking skills across board

eSchool News

In 2013, the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies ( PIAAC ) released the first-ever global data on how the U.S. are attaining higher levels of education since 2003, the numeracy scores of U.S. Since 2003, the percentages of U.S.

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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.

Working and conferencing with a rubric: easy tweaks for effort + quality

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’m always in search of simple, time-saving rubrics that make it easier for kids to understand how they’re being assessed. I’ve also added a process criteria, an idea I’ve borrowed from the book, How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading by Susan M.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

In 2009, just over 50 percent of children entering Immokalee’s six elementary schools were considered “kindergarten ready,” as determined by Florida’s kindergarten screening exam, the Florida Assessment for Instruction in Reading. million from the foundation since 2003.

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.

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Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003. The SAMR Model [link] Based on: Schrock, K (2013) “SAMR – Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything.” 2013, [link].

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

Since she graduated in 2013, the name of the old high school had changed, but not much else. Back in 2013, more than a fifth of her senior class didn’t graduate. Since 2003, public schools in the state have only been fully funded twice.

One reason so many kids in Mississippi fail reading tests?

The Hechinger Report

In 2015, only 31 percent of the state’s fourth-grade students scored proficient or advanced on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, compared to the national average of 35 percent. In 2013, Gov. Children at a child care center in Mississippi. Photo: Kim Palmer.

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

The Hechinger Report

Once students have demonstrated competency in a course through a written or project-based assessment, they can move on to the next course in that subject area at their own pace. The stairs at Boston Day and Evening Academy are decorated with messages from former students. Photo: Natalie Gross.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

8, 2003. In a recent report, Education Week dug deep into student proficiency rates on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) from 2003 through 2015. But scores dipped in almost all grades and subject areas on the 2015 test compared with 2013.

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

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. Is it the improvements we’ve made to the IMathAS quantitative assessment platform?

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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.”

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

It's adjusting to the post-founder era: Kopp left in 2013 to start the parallel, global effort Teach for All. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. Jay Saper (right) with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten in September 2013.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

It's adjusting to the post-founder era: Kopp left in 2013 to start the parallel, global effort Teach for All. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. Jay Saper (right) with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten in September 2013.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. Along with Debra Gilchrist, Lisa is also the lead designer for ACRL’s training program for the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education and the IMLS-funded Assessment in Action project.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. Along with Debra Gilchrist, Lisa is also the lead designer for ACRL’s training program for the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education and the IMLS-funded Assessment in Action project.

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.

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

NeverEndingSearch

A recent Stanford Graduate School of Education report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Literacy assessed of the news literacy of students from middle school through college. 2013).

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

The Hechinger Report

The author of the latest feasibility study—an expert who had been brought in by other splinter districts—agreed with that assessment. A referendum was placed on the ballot for November 12, 2013. But by 2003, the damage had already been done.

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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. A sobering assessment and a warning.” (National) Education Politics.