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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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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How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years. If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

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.

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].

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.

Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, when Parag Pathak was a graduate student at Harvard, he helped design the computer algorithm that matches some 80,000 eighth-graders to more than 400 high schools across New York City each year.

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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

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

The Hechinger Report

Race was a motivating factor in Gardendale’s decision to separate from the Jefferson County public school system,” Haikala wrote in April 2017. But by 2003, the damage had already been done. Leslie Williams stands in the North Smithfield community park.

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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.

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.

Senate committee approves Betsy DeVos, “Thoughtless proponent of the privatization of American education”

The Hechinger Report

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Secretary of Education, testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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.

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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The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

share of all research and development funding worldwide dropped from more than a third to barely a quarter from 2003 to 2013, the most recent period for which the figures are available, according to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, spending has remained fairly steady at about $15 million. Michel Cocuzzo says a campus-based childcare program President Trump wants to cut allowed her to graduate from Mount Wachusett Community College in Massachusetts. Courtesy: Michel Cocuzzo.

?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.

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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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.

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.

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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STUDENT VOICES: DACA students worry about ‘really tough times’ ahead

The Hechinger Report

Juan Belman, 2017 graduate of University of Texas at Austin with bachelor’s in anthropology. I knew since I crossed the river in 2003 that I was undocumented; different than most of my peers.

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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Refugees can choose a separate high school in this Kentucky town

The Hechinger Report

as a refugee from Cameroon in 2003. Faris (center) and Rana Nakhal recently arrived from Syria. They say it’s helpful to speak with Zaid Ali, right, a refugee from Iraq. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. BOWLING GREEN, Ky.

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.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

Good Bye Lenin! ” (2003, Germany, directed by Wolfgang Becker)—Black comedy with a semi-romantic storyline that is easily the best teaching device for explaining the Cold War in Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map. Sixty-nine percent could not find the United Kingdom. Boyer raced ahead undaunted.

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.

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.

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.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

“The logic of human capital is now the basis for the American education system, which means it’s the code that governs the day-to-day lives of America’s children,” Malcolm Harris argues in his 2017 book Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials. It’s one of my favorite talks I gave in 2017, I will say, so you should read it.).

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.

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

“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. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003,” Inside Higher Ed reported in November.

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.

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.

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the high court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School ’s Grutter v. Last week, the idea of a potential move by the U.S.

?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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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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

In fiscal 2017, the office was funded to employ 569 staff members, according to the department’s budget request from earlier this year.” link] — Chris Lehmann (@lehmannchris) November 16, 2017. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” (National) Education Politics.

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.