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.

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.

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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. The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Causal Evidence.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

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. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way.

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Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

2003). The zone of proximal development in Vygotsky’s analysis of learning and instruction.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Degree categories with a minimum of 200 completions in 2013 were included in the analysis. The ASA analysis showed undergraduate statistics degrees nearly doubled (95% growth rate) during the period spanning 2010 to 2013. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013.


A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. A holistic, multi-level analysis identifying the impact of classroom design on pupils' learning.

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A VR-based Approach to ADHD


have indicated, VR technology allows synchronization and control over distractors, stimuli, and variables, and can alter all of these depending upon the response features of the patient, enabling a more precise and detailed analysis. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

Students Today Are Learning All The Time. Can Schools Keep Up?


Sixth graders, from our data analysis, really are the epitome of the student learner today [as far as] leveraging the experiences that they have with technology. We’ve been doing this polling since 2003, so we've got quite an arc in terms of seeing the changes that have happened.

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Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17


The scholarly works selected for self-reflexive analysis include works drawing on a range of methods and platforms, from comics and visualizations to webtexts and bots.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. We can use the findings from such analysis in our training of mentors for example. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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REINVENTING.SCHOOL Today with Howard Blumenthal - "Paying for School" with Andreas Schleicher #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As a key member of the OECD Senior Management team, Mr. Schleicher supports the Secretary-General’s strategy to produce analysis and policy advice that advances economic growth and social progress.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

A Hechinger Report analysis of federal data shows that the number of education degrees handed out by New Orleans’ universities plummeted in the years after Hurricane Katrina. In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

Consider this post (light on analysis, heavy on the archiving of primary source material) one for the wonks, students, and historians. FY 2003 $700,500,000. On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

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.

Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

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. As this passage indicates, Zuboff believes (but never states outright) that a Marxist analysis of capitalism is no longer sufficient. The future of education is technological. Necessarily so.

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”. While this theory is highly flawed, doing the causal analysis for the masses is not easy. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature.

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Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

As part of his analysis, he uncovered that while the students generally enjoyed participating in science fairs, they didn’t care for the competition. A second grader in Mississippi explains his winning science fair project to members of his class.

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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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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

In this way students become aware that in the business world the facts or evidence can change, over time or with discovery of information, requiring a re-analysis. 2003). The role of accountant requires an ability to add new information into analysis as it becomes available.

More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood


The researchers’ final data set comprised nearly 1 million Danes who were born between 1985 and 2003 and for whom they had longitudinal records of mental health, socioeconomic status and place of residence.

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Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

In sum, a systems analysis represents a strategy for ensuring that well-conceived and well-meaning plans are embedded in a context that is likely to support and enhance intervention effectiveness. They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). 2003).

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). Lesson study : Lesson study is a form of Japanese professional development that engages teachers in collaborative analysis of lessons. This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?


Nature reported that from 2003 to 2012, ASU’s federally funded research portfolio increased by 162 percent, surpassing the growth at other research institutions. Mainardi said of their analysis in Forbes. You can’t walk around any college campus, school district or company without hearing the word “innovation.”

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

White students account for less than 5 percent of enrollment in these districts, according to a Hechinger Report analysis of state data. Since 2003, public schools in the state have only been fully funded twice.

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

The Hechinger Report

The companies claim this kind of pattern analysis can help colleges pinpoint which students are veering off course and help them when there’s still plenty of time for them to get back on track to finish college.

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How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The prefrontal cortex, where the higher thinking processes of executive functions (judgment, critical analysis, prioritizing) is also the CEO that can manage and control our emotions. 2003). How The Memory Works In Learning. By Dr. Judy Willis , M.D.,

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote


David Demming, an economist, updated the work of Levy and Murnane from 2003, shows that those jobs that require social skills and non-routine analytical thinking are increasing while routine ones are decreasing. Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L.

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Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

In 1970, the black population in Washington stood at approximately 71 percent, according to my analysis of Decennial Census data. Consequently, a comparable analysis is not readily available. Between 2003 and 2011, the white teaching workforce in Washington, D.C.

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


Access to the internet made student arguments more nuanced and more complex, the depth of analysis more robust. Excerpted from Building Better Citizens: A New Civics Education for All by Holly Korbey. . A Twenty-first Century Guide to Politics in the Classroom .

Live Interview Thursday, January 19th - Henry J. Eyring on The Innovative University

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation, and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Intragroup competency: group process: Through the negotiation of group processes and interaction between members of the group, group norms and mental models are created (Boland & Tenkas, 1995; Conceicao, Heitor, & Veloso, 2003; Jehn & Mannix, 2001; Mohammed & Dumville, 2001; Moreland & Levine, 2001) which then become the basis for evaluating the group’s competency. 2003). 2003). 2003). Organizational Science (2003) 14 (3), 283-296. 2003). 2003).

Why It’s Time to Rethink School Science Fairs


As part of his analysis, he uncovered that while the students generally enjoyed participating in science fairs, they didn’t care for the competition. 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. Springtime is science fair season.

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.


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


Social Innovation and Innovation Champions: An Analysis of Public and Private Processes.” 2003). “Courage is contagious.