Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing. Personalized Learning School Districts Classrooms LeadersEvery 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency.

Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap. 2003). Learning in (pp.

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Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

Between 2018 and 2019 the number of leagues that facilitate esports in schools nearly doubled. A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Students Learn Valuable Skills Playing Esports in School. Esports are here to stay.

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5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

You can join until July 15, 2019. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. Every week day you’ll learn powerful practical ways to be a more remarkable teacher today.

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October is National Bullying Prevention 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]. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


Children with these experiences often exhibit learning or behavioral issues related to the way trauma influences brain development. 9] If an experience leaves a serious and lasting impact on a child and influences their learning or behavior, it may fall under the ACEs umbrella.

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This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain On Art—and How It Improves Learning


Research around the way humans learn is booming these days. But studying how the brain learns doesn’t necessarily mean memorizing proteins and brain chemistry. So I connected with people who run the Learning and the Brain conference and began to attend.

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#FactFriday: Mississippi students made exceptional gains in reading and math on the 2019 NAEP


In fact, Mississippi fourth graders ranked 29th in Reading and 23rd in Math on the 2019 NAEP—up from 48th and 49th, respectively, in 2003! Learn more below! Learn How to End the Reading Wars at #EIE19. — MS Dept of Education (@MissDeptEd) October 30, 2019.

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


At the time computer literacy was in fact added to the “3 Rs”, as a required basic subject, more or less defined as : “To communicate, to locate and manage information, and to use these tools effectively to support learning the content of “the other basics.”.

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


But surprisingly, static test scores did not correlate at all with overall learning rates. Then, we’ll brainstorm a few ways you can use this research to improve learning rates for all students in your district. Learning rates indicate how a student’s test scores improve over time.

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In theory, proficiency-based models let students learn at their own pace, speeding up if they grasp a concept quickly, and getting extra help if they struggle. In practice, though, it can take many different forms, including independent study, learning communities and online programs.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode. That raises the question: Can traditional colleges learn anything from the likes of Hamburger U, McDonald’s famous inhouse training system? Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market.

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


Finally, opportunities for miscommunication can often arise during parent-teacher conferences—especially if families of English-language learning (ELL) students will be attending these meetings.[1] What can I do to help my child learn at home?[12].

An OpenEd Conference Update

Iterating Toward Openness

After two amazing keynotes at #OpenEd19 this morning, I read the following statement to conference attendees: In 2003 I invited a small group of about forty people interested in open content and open courseware to Logan, Utah.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. With this in mind, more school districts and local governments are trying to identify lower-cost learning opportunities that can still vault students into well-paying careers.

The Nordic Effect: An education paradigm for the world?


PISA 2000 showed Finnish youth to be the best young readers in the world, in 2003 the country’s youth led in math, by 2006 Finland was first out of 57 countries in science, and by 2009 Finland came second in science, third in reading and sixth in math among nearly half a million students worldwide.

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

In meetings with his academic adviser during the second semester of his freshman year, Robinson said he learned that though his GPA was solid, the school’s computer algorithm saw trouble. For more stories about education, opportunity, and how people learn subscribe to the Educate podcast.

A charter school faces the ugly history of school choice in the Deep South

The Hechinger Report

He wanted to learn how to fly an airplane, only not too far off the ground, because heights were scary. She would have to convince them by following through on her promises, helping kids like Ricky learn to read. In September 2019, the school office said she had retired.

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OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison

The Hechinger Report

Incidents like these make me wonder if we ever really learn from the past. Morrison explained why in an interview with English professor Anne Koenen soon after the book was published: Men have more to learn in certain areas than women do.

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Who Should Bear the Cost of Data Interoperability in K-12 Education?


Empower Learning , a Utah-based developer of a learning management system (LMS), understands this pressure well. The model demands that teachers develop a deep understanding of the standards and gather evidence of learning more frequently. Currently, as of 2019, there are 244.

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How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

Engineering “allows for all kinds of learning to shine.”. Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum. It allows for all kinds of learning to shine.”.

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Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

The number of all-important graduate school applications from abroad is down for the second year in a row, according to the Council of Graduate Schools, after increasing every year since 2003. The St. Thomas University School of Law.

America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus

The Hechinger Report

Research backs up what Carter perceived — that exposure to people with different voices and experiences yields better learning. Krislov was vice president and general counsel at the University of Michigan in 2003 when the Supreme Court ruled in Gratz v.

University of Chicago projected to be the first U.S. university to cost $100,000 a year

The Hechinger Report

Looking at data from 2003 and 2012 for 448 small private colleges, it found that higher tuition discounts did not correlate with increased low-income or minority student enrollment. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

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Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’


Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. At the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum. But according to Brekhus, now chief product officer at Renaissance Learning, PLATO failed to effectively communicate how Lightspan fit into the company’s strategy. PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced.

To Build Voice Recognition for Early Literacy, Soapbox Labs Gives Kids a Voice


In 2003, a team of Harvard University researchers concluded a survey and mapped out the idiosyncrasies in the pronunciation of common English words across the globe. Education Technology Student Voice Literacy Early Learning Startups

Thinking About Selling Your Edtech Startup? Here’s What to Expect.


My first company, Isavix, had several Fortune 500 customers and sold in 2003 to a private group named InScope International. Having sold two companies, I’ve learned some hard lessons.

Childhood As ‘Resume Building’: Why Play Needs A Comeback


Back then, children played in the streets with other neighborhood kids, learning how to navigate the world by interacting with one another. By 2003, that amount of time dropped by another 4 percent. There is a learning value behind play if you just allow it to happen.”.

When school districts fall into debt and can’t get out

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country. The atrium of Whitmore Lake High School, part of a nearly $48 million capital campaign approved by voters in 2006.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

Students do need to keep learning and working, but increasing the workload will make students and parents anxious and grumpy. Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003.

Literacy in the New Media Age

Learning with 'e's

I was saddened to hear news of the passing of Professor Gunther Kress (26 November 1940 – 20 June 2019) this week. His book Literacy in the New Media Age, which was first published by Routledge in 2003, was prescient and far sighted. Kress, 2003, p.

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation


In political classrooms, students learn how to discuss topics that have multiple, competing views, and practice listening and questioning. Then they compared the two types of teachers to see how they engaged students and what students learned.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., Our learning model is built upon a unique and patented approach to teaching mathematics through computerized means and the strategic utilization of informative feedback. 2003).

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How Schools Can Bridge Mental Health Care Gaps with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools


But after learning some of the strategies in CBT, he learned how to take a step back, pause to take a moment and reflect on his negative thoughts. percent in 2003 to 8.4

Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

In order to prepare students for the future, the practices of teaching and learning – indeed the whole notion of “school” – must embrace tech-centered courseware and curriculum. Google and Facebook are paradigmatic here, and Zuboff argues that the former was instrumental in discovering the value of behavioral surplus when it began, circa 2003, using user data to fine-tune ad targeting and to make predictions about which ads users would click on.