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. I am called in November and am placed at an elementary school in Southwest Philadelphia. September 2010 – June 2013. June 2013. August 15, 2013.

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Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. When I first started teaching with these CD''s in elementary school they were a wonderment! Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books !

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

Overflow crowd from the August 15, 2013 SRC meeting. 2003. I am called in November and am placed at an elementary school in Southwest Philadelphia. September 2010 – June 2013. June 2013. August 15, 2013.

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

Waterford

One study at Ball State University found that school districts who regularly used Waterford Early Learning (a component of Waterford Reading Academy for early elementary students) were better able to close the achievement gap between low and high SES families.[2].

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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.

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.

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.

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

Steve Collins, Jackson Public Schools Parent of the Year for 2016, helps McLeod Elementary School students in the carpool line. Collins is a problem solver at McLeod Elementary, where two of his children attend.

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.

‘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.

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

The Jose Vilson

Justice Scalia as a valedictorian, as an Italian, as a child of a professor and an elementary school teacher, on the other hand, didn’t have classmates in high school wondering how he got there. In 2003, as a junior in college, a group of us drove down to Washington D.C.

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

Doug Levin

For each of the three primary (equity-focused) federal educational technology programs authorized by Congress since the passage of the 1994 revision to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), below I provide details on the programs’: legislative authorization (i.e.,

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

President Bush promotes his “No Child Left Behind” education agenda during a visit to Kirkpatrick Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., 8, 2003. But scores dipped in almost all grades and subject areas on the 2015 test compared with 2013.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Many schools have reduced or even eliminated recess for elementary school children, and several have cut back on free play and play-based learning in the early grades such as kindergarten and first grade (Zygmunt-Fillwalk & Bilello, 2005). 2003).

Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them

The Hechinger Report

students in kindergarten through 12th grade that is Hispanic increased from 19 to 25 percent between 2003 and 2013, while the black non-Hispanic population dropped from 17 to 16 percent and the white non-Hispanic population fell from 59 to 50 percent.

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

The Hechinger Report

A referendum was placed on the ballot for November 12, 2013. Gardendale would start with two elementary schools and would have to work in “good faith” to earn the middle and high schools. But by 2003, the damage had already been done.

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

The Innovative Educator

Elementary schools may also be exploring various types of blended learning. Only 8 percent of high school students were interested in fully online learning in 2013.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

According its January 2017 report, the FCC’s modernization push enabled some 77% of school districts to meet the minimum federal connectivity targets by the end of 2016; just 30% had met those requirements in 2013. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.