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

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I did it already, but mine looks amateurish in comparison. Oh hey, I have a set-up similar to that…but my handwriting is atrocious, and it’s not colorful, and basically my version looks like total crap in comparison. 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?

Scrutiny of colleges that get billions in GI Bill money remains mired in bureaucracy

The Hechinger Report

The most trumpeted new approach focuses around a complaint system and a separate GI Bill comparison tool that flags schools the department determines are in trouble. Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the number of veterans using the benefit has doubled, to nearly 900,000 last year.

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Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

This begins with expanding access to teaching jobs and continues by giving hardworking teachers a raise. Charter schools in the district have different grade configurations and staffing considerations, precluding an apple-to-apples comparison.

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

The Hechinger Report

One alarming trend is that the overwhelming majority of 21st-century shooters were adolescents, suggesting that it is now easier for them to access guns, and that they more frequently suffer from mental health issues or limited conflict resolution skills.”

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. Access to the internet made student arguments more nuanced and more complex, the depth of analysis more robust.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Learning within a highly connected community of practice provides learners with new vistas, greater scope for exploration, and access to dialogue at the highest level in their field of study.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Is Head Start a failure?

The Hechinger Report

They also have family case workers who help adults access services for which they’re eligible and set goals to help them move into steadier, better paying work. In large part, she said, that’s because she has access to funding well beyond what is provided by the federal grant. “We

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Before I turn to the President-Elect’s campaign promises and potential education and computer technology policies, I want to note that this Presidential election was influenced by digital technologies in ways that make the “ digital masterminds ” who supposedly helped Obama win re-election pale by comparison: Hacks – perhaps by Russia – of the Democratic National Committee. ” Accessibility and Technology (and the Role of Governments and Corporations).