Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

1 McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997. 2018).

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

EdSurge: What is Amplify in 2018? And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. With more than 20 years in the industry, Larry has seen the ups and downs, twists and turns. In 2000 he co-founded Wireless Generation, which pioneered the use of data, digital diagnostics and assessments to support students.

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Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). The primary takeaway from research on active learning is that student learning success depends much less on what instructors do than what they ask their students to do (Halpern & Hakel, 2003).

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].

Personalized Learning at Its Best

Wisewire

Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. Original Article Source: [link].

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

“In less than 18 years, we have already seen more deaths related to school shootings than in the whole 20th century,” said Antonis Katsiyannis, Clemson University researcher and the lead author of a 2018 study on school shootings.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD

Veative

2,2, 2003, pp.104-13. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects nearly 1 in 20 children in USA. It is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.

Creative Ways to Foster International Awareness

MiddleWeb

Having taught internationally since 2003, Megan Kelly loves to share her experience and enthusiasm with her students in hope they'll become more globally minded and curious people.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Who You Know: Unlocking innovations that expand students’ networks (Wiley, 2018) examines dramatic shifts in the way schools are empowering students to forge new connections—and ultimately opportunities—that would otherwise be out of reach. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year.

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Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

Principal Kathy Bast leads a discussion with her teachers on the reading science, March 2018. At the end of the 2018 school year, after the principals and kindergarten teachers were trained in the reading science, 84 percent of kindergarteners met or exceeded the benchmark score.

Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that

The Hechinger Report

It’s the first week of school at Milwaukee Collegiate Academy, a charter high school Fuller founded in 2003 that’s housed in a low-slung concrete warehouse just a five-minute drive from the North Division campus.

The Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Thinking

The Principal of Change

Rather than peppering the roads with signs, in 2003 he took all signage away. Rather than peppering the roads with signs, in 2003 he took all signage away. IMMOOC April 21, 2017 Focus on the “Learner” June 12, 2018 Being Innovative or Being Perceived as Innovative?

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School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

School counseling received a substantial overhaul with the 2003 publication of the ASCA National Model , a framework for counseling that was designed to bring clear standards to the field.

Counting your way to a college A

The Hechinger Report

Those results were published in the January, 2018, issue of Games and Culture. Fishman was inspired to turn his grading system into a game after reading James Paul Gee’s 2003 book, What Video Games Have to Teach us About Learning and Literacy.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. Proceeds again surpassed $15 million in 2018, thanks in part to the Rolls-Royce, which sold for $780,000. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo.

Kelly Educational Staffing® and iteach® Announce Partnership

techlearning

and DENTON, Texas (October 9, 2018) – Kelly Educational Staffing ® (KES®), the nation’s leading provider of educational staffing, today announced a strategic partnership with iteach ® , a premier teacher certification program. TROY, Mich.

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Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program

Edsurge

Diane Tavenner, who opened the first Summit school in 2003 in Redwood City, Calif., Summit Public Schools, which over the past four years has led the creation of the “Summit Learning Program” currently used by more than 380 schools around the U.S., said today that it will spin out that program into an independent nonprofit as of the 2019-2020 school year. will continue to run the string of 11 physical Summit schools, located in California and Washington.

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Whether you’re a new teacher or have years of classroom experience, there’s always more to learn. Read on for five practical tips to help you teach more effectively and enjoy a fulfilling teaching career. Communicate with colleagues and mentors.

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169 Tech Tip #78: Save a File so Everyone Can Read it

Ask a Tech Teacher

If the problem is that the recipient doesn’t have a current version of MS Word (say, you have 2010 and they have 2003), then save the doc as follows: go to File-save as.

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

The Hechinger Report

Two economists from the University of Colorado and the University of Texas at Austin studied data from a monthly survey conducted by the Census Department and the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2003 through 2016 and found that U.S.

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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. “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.”

Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

Experiments by Carol Dweck in 2003, then a professor of psychology at Columbia University, suggest that students who are driven to learn for its own sake or for personal growth tend to stick to their studies longer than their highly competitive peers.

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Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

Students at the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics, a public high school in New York City, have an elective class that mixes students from all high-school grades and encourages them to talk about issues like the purpose and meaning of life. Illustration: Jutta Kuss/Getty Images. It’s 12:15 p.m.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson watches during practice at the NFL football team’s training camp facility, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.

Teacher: Know Thyself – School Culture Shift is About the People

techlearning

2003). “Courage is contagious.

A free sandwich can make the difference for some migrant worker children in college

The Hechinger Report

Nationwide, about one in 10 first-generation students from a low-income family earned a degree within six years (in 2003, the most recent year for which numbers are available). Julia Gomez-Delgado hugs her parents after telling them how grateful she is for their support.

New Markets Venture Partner’s Latest Edtech Fund Closes at $68 Million

Edsurge

To date, New Markets has invested nearly $30 million across 23 education technology companies since its founding in 2003. When New Markets Venture Partners first began fundraising for its second education technology investment fund, Barack Obama was in office, Brexit for up for debate and iPhones still had headphone jacks. Now, more than two years later, New Markets is finally calling it a wrap.

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What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

The power of CfA’s coach-facilitated model is evidenced by Southern New Hampshire University’s remarkable transformation from a small, traditional liberal arts college with just 2,500 students in 2003, to one of the U.S.’ Patient-centered care initiatives often aim to increase patients’ health literacy, encourage them to participate more actively in treatment decisions, and create a less stressful care delivery environment for them.

Months After a Devastating Hurricane, Puerto Rican Schools Turn to the Sun

Edsurge

In 2003, the group acquired 150 acres of land with its own effort to found La Olimpia Ariel Massol Deyá School Forest. Orocovis, Puerto Rico —Eight months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, more than 500 families in this small town in central Puerto Rico remain without power. But one school here has managed to get the lights back on by switching to solar power, part of an island-wide move to rethink utilities that are often taken as a given elsewhere.

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‘We’ve failed them’: How South Carolina education policy hurts ‘Dreamers’ — and costs taxpayers

The Hechinger Report

“It’s a shame because a lot of the Dreamers that I had the privilege of knowing while I was in South Carolina were some of the most hard-working, super-smart people,” Teixeira said, who was brought to the state by her parents in 2003.

3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

million in 2003 to 6.1 When you combine a steady growth in the number of students receiving special education services with rising expectations for the educators who serve these students, all of whom have very diverse needs, you get a “perfect storm” of challenges for K-12 leaders.

Apple and Microsoft Now Offer $100 Styluses. But Do Schools Need—or Want—Them?

Edsurge

His district has been using them since 2003 with all 5th through 12th grade students. Losing a pencil in the classroom may be annoying—but at least they’re cheap to replace. But losing a different kind of “pencil” that technology companies are aiming to push into schools may likely cause a bigger heartache and headache for the purchasing department.

Can You Be a ‘Good Teacher’ Inside a Failing School?

Edsurge

Photo Credit: Jenny Abamu Despite a relatively new building, constructed in 2003 as part of a former superintendent’s turnaround project, Fisher has suffered from consistent low performance—falling far below state standards on exams and adjusted growth targets designed specifically for the school. No matter what you do you are still going to be accountable for the test score.It is more like a professional football team.

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The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

It’s 12:15 p.m. on a Tuesday in December and 30 students gather for an unusual class at the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics, a public high school located in one of the country’s poorest Congressional districts.

OPINION: U.S. higher education at risk as DeVos moves to ax for-profit rules

The Hechinger Report

Among students who took out loans in the 2003–04 cohort, consider the percentage of them who defaulted within 12 years: • 17 percent for those who first attended a public four-year institution. • . Our system of higher education is built on the notion of risk and reward.