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. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

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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. And also, I’ll have some bonus summer episodes from ISTE, the International Society of Technology Educators.

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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).

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

As the digital dawn, dawned, and the internet ballooned (or blossomed depending on your point of view), great strides were made in the development, understanding and application of education technology and technology education.

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

Waterford

For low SES homes, we provide technology and Internet access for the duration of the program. Journal of Literacy Research, December 2003, 35(4), pp.

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Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

The future of education is technological. To resist technology, therefore, is to undermine students’ opportunities. To resist technology is to deny students’ their future. Its subtitle, The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power , underscores her argument that the acquiescence to new digital technologies is detrimental to our futures. These technologies foreclose rather than foster future possibilities.

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

Edsurge

My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. We published two randomized controlled trials, one in 2014 and then the second one in 2019. Education Technology Learning Research Education Research

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

Edsurge

From its founding in 2003, Empower’s team has used custom scripts and queries to pull data from SISs to create exportable files to send to their customers nightly. Currently, as of 2019, there are 244. Education Technology Interoperability Technology Trends Edtech Business

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What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?

Edsurge

That issue came up when EdSurge sat down with Donna Kidwell, who is the chief technology officer of Arizona State University’s EdPlus, which coordinates much of the online education done by the university. Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market.

Summit Learning Shares Lessons Learned: An Interview with Andrew Goldin

Edsurge

This month marks the four-year anniversary of Summit Learning , a program that aims to personalize learning for students with an emphasis on projects, mentorship and technologies that help them build skills and self-initiative.

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

The Hechinger Report

James Wiley is a technology analyst with Eduventures, which does consulting work for companies in the predictive analytics industry. Georgia State’s student newspaper, The Signal, devoted a special April 2019 issue to how administrators were monitoring student data.

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Chief Privacy Officers: A Small But Growing Fleet in Higher Education

Edsurge

When Kathleen Sutherland took the helm as Chief Privacy Officer for the University of Colorado in 2003, there weren’t very many people in higher ed she could turn to for guidance and advice. Brian Kelly, director of the cybersecurity program at Educause, a higher education and technology nonprofit, says the trend has followed other business sectors, and that higher ed has seen an uptick in the number of CPOs over the last two years in particular.

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

Edsurge

Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. He and two other education technology executives shared lessons learned from both sides of the table when it came to mergers and acquisitions. Education Technology Mergers and AcquisitionsAt the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum. PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced.

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

Edsurge

My first company, Isavix, had several Fortune 500 customers and sold in 2003 to a private group named InScope International. Multiples can be higher for exceptional cases where a company boasts rapid adoption growth or proprietary technology.

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How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

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. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.).

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

The Hechinger Report

Krislov was vice president and general counsel at the University of Michigan in 2003 when the Supreme Court ruled in Gratz v. Angel Carter, a senior at Tulane University, leads the Green Wave Ambassadors, the tour guide group for the admissions office. Adelaide Basco.

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. The ongoing spread of discounting has been aided by new technology.

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

Edsurge

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. She noticed another problem: Many of the apps used speech recognition technologies that were trained with adult data samples.

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.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003. He has actively been involved in educational technology since taking his first computer course at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL during spring 1983 (EDM 510: Micro-computing Systems in Education).

Indistar: Taking the Creativity Out of School Improvement Through Standardization and Imposed Conformity

The 21st Century Principal

The number of bibliographical entries or research articles does not automatically mean a 'valid technology.' 2003). 21st century educational leadership 21st century technology educational reform

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

MindShift

In addition, the new millennium brought digital technology to debate topics and gave debaters greater access to information than ever before. Excerpted from Building Better Citizens: A New Civics Education for All by Holly Korbey. . A Twenty-first Century Guide to Politics in the Classroom .

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., One example—in March 2018, the independent research firm WestEd published its study on ST Math that was the largest of its kind to evaluate an education technology math program across state assessments. 2003).

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How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

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. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.). “I

It’s A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

MindShift

These stats come from a new, nationally representative survey of media use among children ages 8-18, by Common Sense Media, which has been tracking this since 2003. Just ask Ashley Mingo, a junior at the Hudson High School of Learning Technologies in New York City. Copyright 2019 NPR. Just over half of children in the United States — 53 percent — now own a smartphone by the age of 11.