EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

A few weeks ago, EdSurge published an article that echoed many of those same sentiments, most specifically that the overreliance on “gold standard” RCT studies is the wrong approach for edtech. Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., 2003).

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Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

The Office 2010 course is great and I am sharing it with our users to help them transition from Office 2003 to Office 2010 because of the different menu system. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

Here is the beginning of the article, the rest is here on Edutopia. ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). Matthew Kraft and John Papay (PDF) found… Read the rest of the article on Edutopia.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010 and related products

Educational Technology Guy

I just recently posted an article with Free Computer Training Resources and another one with a Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more as I''ve been collecting resources for our staff, faculty, and students. We are transitioning from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and, as many of you know, there are major menu changes in terms of where commands are located.

What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). And I will try to keep this article updated with new titles As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil. What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology?

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

We explore these controversies in our article Is Esports a Sport? 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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Google Docs can import old Office Formats, but exports them as new format

Educational Technology Guy

This may cause a little bit of an issue with some users, including schools still stuck in Windows XP and Office 2003 or earlier. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Google Docs will no longer export files into the old Microsoft Office Formats (.doc,xls,ppt). doc,xls,ppt). Instead, it will download the files as.docx,xlsx, and.pptx. You can also still download files in.odt,rtf,pdf.txt formats.

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

The 21st Century Principal

And, just keep in mind that just because they provide a 20 page bibliography, or larger, and links to research articles, that again does not necessarily translated into an effective product for every school or district. 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]. I found this article wrenching to write.

Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach

Ask a Tech Teacher

Over the next several weeks, I’ll post a wide range of articles to help you integrate keyboarding authentically and rigorously into your classroom curriculum. Utah State University, 2003) is an elementary educator.

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

Edsurge

Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. Case in point: He began receiving messages from a private-equity firm interested in his education data management platform, DataCation, after publishing an article in 2014 about how his product found traction in a market where IBM and Pearson had struggled, and sold to over 5,000 schools. At the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum.

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]. I found this article wrenching to write.

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. I was sent a video called “ The Adaptable Mind ” by educator Erin Caldwell.

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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. So many more people are writing books and articles. Footnotes can be viewed in the desktop version of this article. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003.

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

This article was first published in the May Edition of Educational Leadership from ASCD. Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). Getting computing devices into schools is relatively easy; changing classroom practice with technology is really, really hard.

Toca Life Apps and Contextual Therapy

SpeechTechie

Following up on my last post on the "Toca Life" open-ended sandbox-style apps , I recently read a "Clinical Focus" article in American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and thought it shed light on how these apps (and others) can be used in context in therapy. 2003).

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Formerly a district and school-level prevention coordinator, she has been with the nonprofit Committee for Children since 2003, where she is the implementation and training manager.

Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In addition to writing for GWS for twenty years, he has written many articles and book chapters for publications as diverse as Mothering magazine, Paths of Learning magazine, Home Education Magazine , The Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society and The Encyclopedia of School Administration.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. For instance, since 2003, the number of schools granting undergraduate statistics degrees has increased from 74 to more than 110 in 2013.

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Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by eSchool News. She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students.

Resources for Insight and Strategic Thinking

SpeechTechie

I recently read a very interesting article on infusing video game principles into therapy, "Enhancing the Therapy Experience Using Principles of Video Game Design" (Folkins, Brackenbury, Krause, and Haviland, 2016). This article can be found on the ASHA website. 2003).

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

This article examines four steps I undertook when teaching a first year undergraduate accounting course. 2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. The Process.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Certainly, teams have conducted bogus interviews to fulfill the rule’s requirements without any intention of hiring that person, but since the rule was enacted in 2003, the league has seen a significant increase in the number of black head coaches.

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

iterating toward openness

Consequently, from 1998 – 2003 I focused on the open licensing problem, creating the Open Content License in 1998 (which got very little use) and then working with Eric Raymond and others on the Open Publication License in 1999 (which did quite well).

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Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

As she wrote in a Huffington Post article : “[B]y getting rid of the stupid competition aspect, we wouldn’t have kids (or, let’s be clear, parents) competing to see who does the coolest project.”. A second grader in Mississippi explains his winning science fair project to members of his class.

It's Raining! Why Texas Should Use the Rainy Day Fund

EdTechSandyK

I only hope that those who subscribe to Governor Perry''s "hands off the fund" approach will read this article and see the sense that is in it. The full article, Using the Rainy Day Fund to Ensure Our Recovery and Prosperity , is six pages long and well worth the reading.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website. An emerging research base suggests that an integration of biomedical and behavioral approaches can result in benefits beyond those achieved by using either approach alone (Carr & Blakeley-Smith, 2006; Carr & Owen-DeSchryver, 2007; Carr, Smith, Giacin, Whelan, & Pancari, 2003). To read more research-based articles on autism, visit the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website. .

Undents, volvelles, and Didymus the Brazen-Gutted: notes on Ann M. Blair’s _Too Much to Know_

Bryan Alexander

This 2003 issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas offers splendid articles on this topic, including one by Blair. This is a delightful and very useful book, but only for certain groups of people.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I graduated from Marshall County High School in 1996 and Murray State University in 2003. Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

OPINION: America’s common narrative exists — and it must include Muslims and refugees

The Hechinger Report

Fifty years ago, Robert Bellah pointed this out in an article, “ Civil Religion in America.” In Montana, the Custer Battlefield National Monument became the Little Bighorn National Monument in 1991, and a memorial for the Indians who fought Custer opened in 2003.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Edutopia. 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 ). To read more research-based articles on Teacher Learning, visit the Edutopia website. .

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Live Tuesday August 30th (Early Time) with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on Professional Learning Communities to Improve Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She has co-authored nine books, was one of the featured principals in the 2001 Video Journal of Education production, “Leadership in an Age of Standards and High Stakes” and was the lead consultant and featured principal in their 2003 program, “Elementary Principals as Leaders of Learning.”

Fatal Failure: High Tech School Fails!

The Electric Educator

In 2003 Microsoft and the city of Philadelphia set out to build the " School of the Future." Meris Stansbury, associate editor of eClassroom News wrote an extensive article reporting all of the facts and comments from key administrators from the Philadelphia school district and from Microsoft. In 2006, the school opened and touted a 1-1 laptop program, campus-wide WiFi, an innovative schedule, and "project based learning."

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.

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Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

“The gap between science-based ideas and practices and those most often used in our classrooms remains very wide and persistent,” she wrote in a recent article. So in 2015, Butler and her colleagues decided to repeat the study they’d done in 2003.

A Commitment to Confronting Our Bias and Privileges

Edsurge

Avenue Q parodied this concept with the song “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist” back in 2003. How do the images that accompany these articles reinforce or reject assumptions and biases? How do the images that accompany these articles reinforce or reject assumptions and biases? her recent article , Mandela Schumacher-Hodge describes how just acknowledging the pain and frustration that our colleagues are experiencing matters.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

GroupMe ), messaging, engaging in group discussions, as well as sharing news, scholarly articles, video, etc. ANDERSON, T (2003). For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g.