A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 100 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates].

CUE’d Up with Sarah Thomas – Episode 1 featuring #AdaKat

CUE

He has been in education since 2003 and was a 2017 CUE Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist. This week on. Adam Juarez and Kat Goyette. There’s Something About #AdaKat… Adam is a Technology Coach in Cutler Orosi Joint Unified School District.

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

The system is comprised of a peripheral camera originating from 2003, motion controllers first released in 2010, and a headset that emerged from a personal 3D theater in 2012. When most people think of virtual reality (VR), video-gaming is probably the first thought that comes to mind.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half. In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. On a time sensitive point, I’m concerned in particular with the current Horizon Report for higher education ( here’s the February 2017 edition ). — Kim Pearson (@professorkim) December 19, 2017.

Parkinson’s and the power of business model innovation

The Christensen Institute

During the first three years of operation in the Netherlands (from 2003 to 2006), ParkinsonNet nurses, on average, saw their caseload double. Over half of the adult population in the United States suffers from a chronic disease, and $0.86

In this New Hampshire high school, internships shape the future of learning

The Hechinger Report

They’re also essential to achieving competency on the various learning standards at school, according to Kim Carter, who founded the MC2 School in 2003. Harrison Hicks, 16, working at his Filtrine Manufacturing Co. internship in New Hampshire. Photo: Allegra Boverman.

Educational choice, not school choice, making moves in Florida

The Christensen Institute

In the case of Florida, that movement started with the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in 2003, which only receives money when students successfully complete a course. While Florida garners national attention as the site of tax credit scholarships captivating Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, a lesser-known example of choice in education in the state could be turning into a movement.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, as part of the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Act, Illinois became the first state to incorporate standards for social and emotional learning in preschool through 12th grade. The stairs at Boston Day and Evening Academy are decorated with messages from former students.

Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, paying for a dorm cost students 29 percent less than it did to live off campus. . The narrowing of access to college is being driven as much by higher-than-inflation increases in on-campus food, housing, and other costs as it is by rising tuition and fees, a new study contends.

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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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Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

By the time he found a job in 2003, his debt had reached a level where he could “barely keep his head above water”. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature. Unlike correlation, which measures a set of attributes related to an action, causality is a much more powerful tool as it explains why something happens in a given circumstance.

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Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

Oregon is ahead of the curve nationally, having delved into the method in 2003. Brian Stack is the principal of Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, N.H. Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert. Photo: Kim Palmer for The Hechinger Report.

Like their students, colleges are vastly increasing the amount they borrow

The Hechinger Report

The annual cost of servicing this accumulated debt more than doubled, from $21 billion in 2003 to $48 billion in 2012, the most recent period for which it has been calculated by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

As recently as 1997, only 27 percent of America’s K-12 school had internet access—a number that skyrocketed to 92 percent by 2003. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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With the Help of Google and SF Muni, A Bus Sets Off to Serve City's High School Dropouts

Edsurge

The organization made its mark in 2003 when they created the nation’s first county jail charter school. How many students can you fit onto a school bus? Legally—72. But what if those students weren’t heading to school, but already there—desks, computers, steering wheel and all? In that case, Steve Good believes he can fit 15 adult learners at a time—up to 60 a day across four “classes”—with a teacher and an instructional aide (who also serves as the bus driver) to boot.

?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years

Edsurge

As of fall 2017, charter management organization Summit Public Schools (SPS), founded in 2003, serves 3,000 students across 100 schools in 30 states. In August 2017, Summit released “The Science of Summit ,” a report it describes as “15 years in the making.” Summit announced in June 2017 that of the charter network’s graduates in its five San Francisco area schools, 99 percent were accepted into one or more four-year colleges.

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

Beginning in 2003 and continuing consistently thereafter I have depicted learning resources as words in a conversation , and applied the logic of language to the logic of reuse. My recent post about the cost trap and inclusive access prompted responses by Jim Groom and Stephen Downes. I’ll respond to Jim’s post first, as it provides an opportunity for some necessary clarification on my part.

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?This College Program Wants to Overhaul the Education Culture in Alaska

Edsurge

Nearly 40 percent of students starting at 4-year public institutions took at least one developmental (or college-level readiness) course while enrolled from 2003 to 2009. For the University of Alaska, that number is even higher: an internal study shows 60 percent of students required developmental coursework over the last 10 years.

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The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

million (Seed) 2017 EduLab Brightwheel $10 million (A) 2017 GGV Capital ClassWallet $1.5 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.” So states a recent Wall Street Journal report on the tens of billions of dollars that Chinese companies have poured on U.S.

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. Rody Boonchouy on episode 139 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Your classroom does not have to be Pinterest-worthy: Stay reflective on the WHY & avoid comparison

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Even as late as 2003, there were only a handful of teachers who had access to digital cameras and the understanding of HTML coding to be able to upload those pictures and share them on their own websites. Can I make a confession? This is the time of year when classroom set-up photos are everywhere. Each photo we see has more clever ideas and adorable decorations than the last. These images are inspiring and creative and so much fun to look through….

OPINION: America’s common narrative exists — and it must include Muslims and refugees

The Hechinger Report

In Montana, the Custer Battlefield National Monument became the Little Bighorn National Monument in 1991, and a memorial for the Indians who fought Custer opened in 2003. In 2017, American civil religion stands at a crossroads. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. On a time sensitive point, I’m concerned in particular with the current Horizon Report for higher education ( here’s the February 2017 edition ). — Kim Pearson (@professorkim) December 19, 2017.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

Rethink Education, Southern New Hampshire University Launch $15M Edtech Seed Fund

Edsurge

Under LeBlanc, who joined SNHU in 2003, the university has established a reputation for experimenting with new educational services and tools. Most universities take a conservative approach with their endowment funds. Not so for Southern New Hampshire University , which has partnered with Rethink Education , a venture firm based in White Plains, NY, to launch a $15 million seed fund to support early-stage edtech startups.

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Since it’s launch in 2003 it’s become the foundational tool that recruiters all “have to have” to be able to do their jobs. We’ve come a long way. There are increasingly few of us that remember the wilderness years before LinkedIn arrived.

Weekend Reading: Thanksgiving Edition

ProfHacker

The short answer is that it’s a virtual world that launched in 2003 and was hailed by some as the future of the internet. Here in the United States, we are about to observe Thanksgiving, and the end of the semester is in sight for many of us!

3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

In an attempt to continue his legacy, Rogers death in 2003 was marked by the establishment of the Fred Rogers foundation , in his hometown of Latrobe PA, which launched with the goal of supporting the ability of educators to effectively use digital media in their professions.

6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

eSchool News

She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

ANDERSON, T (2003). For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning).

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

The Daring Librarian

STO Take it to the hoop : 100 years of women's basketball (2003) 796.323 STE Winning ways : a photohistory of American women in sports (1996) by Macy, Sue. We celebrated Women's History Month at MHMS by creating a book display (naturally!)