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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As an IT Director in international schools she implemented 1:1 learning and worked with teachers from K-12 on pedagogical applications for mobile and ubiquitous computing. 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] ).

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. Mobile phones may be proliferating rapidly, but Divides are also evident within western digital society where some invest in new technology, and a whole spectrum of other responses, from mildly enthusiastic to outright rejection are present in the population.

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

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. 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.

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). And even if a teacher possesses the willingness to change their practice, without the support of their broader school community, that sustained change may not be possible (Zhao & Frank, 2003).

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. This story about middle class mobility was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

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

Edsurge

From this second fund New Markets has already made several investments: Practice (formerly ApprenNet), a mobile video-based learning tool; Credly , a digital credentialing platform; and Noodle Partners. 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.

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Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

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When we take the time to persuade our colleagues about adoption we are providing them with context-based application effective action which makes them more likely to mobilize greater effort than those who are not persuaded, but told. These findings are parallel with teachers who were identified in a federal study on teacher mobility as “movers” or “leavers” described teaching in isolation as one factor that contributed to their dissatisfaction. 2003). New York: Free, 2003.

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.” In 2013, they debuted Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, an animated reboot of the Mister Rogers universe. The show is streamed millions of times a month, mostly on mobile devices. Editor’s note on Aug.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003). In fact, friends are of the utmost importance to tweens and teens and understandably so (Berscheid, 2003; Gifford-Smith & Brownell, 2003). 2013; National Sleep Foundation, 2006).

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). Library Journal, June 2013) The growing movement is ushering in a new era for libraries everywhere.

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). Library Journal, June 2013) The growing movement is ushering in a new era for libraries everywhere.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Full Description HERE Passion Based Literacies & Social Media by Shannon Steimel Full Description HERE The Revenge of the Filter Bubble: How Accelerating Content Customization and Mobile Device Access Drives Fake News by Wendy Stephens Full Description HERE The role librarians will be playing in furthering democracy learning in their schools. In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC.

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. Maybe then they’ll get a mobile home and just take off. “We’ll Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.

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

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. (To In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC.

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). Library Journal, June 2013) The growing movement is ushering in a new era for libraries everywhere.