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

Edsurge

Empower is hardly the only education company that has had to adapt its wares to support shifting trends in data interoperability. It’s a mindshift for teachers, especially when it comes to assessment, because scoring is so different.

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Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. 3) It is common knowledge among secondary English teachers that many students don't read assigned texts, often relying on SparkNotes to successfully complete assignments and prepare for assessments. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8.

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

Edsurge

Consider viral brain-based teaching trends and explorations of how the act of teaching shapes kids’ brains. My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. Not assessing of knowledge but assessing for knowledge.

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EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., In a variety of ways, we continuously assess the usability and effectiveness of the ST Math program, and we provide educators, administrators and students with the tools to do so as well. 2003).

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An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

In 2009, just over 50 percent of children entering Immokalee’s six elementary schools were considered “kindergarten ready,” as determined by Florida’s kindergarten screening exam, the Florida Assessment for Instruction in Reading. million from the foundation since 2003.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. Federal Program Evaluations and Program-Related Reports: National Educational Technology Trends Study (NETTS). National Educational Technology Trends Study: Local-Level Data Summary (SRI International, 2008). On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Weld North Acquires Performance Matters, Merging It With Truenorthlogic

Marketplace K-12

The investment company Weld North Holdings LLC today announced its acquisition of Performance Matters, a student assessment and data analytics company that it will merge with Truenorthlogic, a K-12 ed-tech business focused on continuous educator improvement. Performance Matters, which was founded in 2003, provides comprehensive, integrated solutions for formative assessment, data management, and analytics.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

8, 2003. In a recent report, Education Week dug deep into student proficiency rates on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) from 2003 through 2015. Whether that’s an aberration or a trend is something that will require another year of test scores to determine.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Recognizing these trends, state policymakers set a goal almost four years ago of increasing the proportion of 25- to 44-year-olds, of all races, with at least a postsecondary certificate to 70 percent by 2025. According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year. System leaders don’t dispute that assessment.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

The trend is not unique to Hollywood; other American businesses— from appliance makers to luxury resorts —are similarly entangled with Asian money. TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. EduLab , a subsidiary of JIEM, a Japanese research and assessment provider. (It

EdTech 101

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

In Trends Aside, Libraries Support Student Content Creation Now , SLJ’s Matt Collette described librarians have long been addressing the Report’s identified challenges. These standards and profiles can be used for: Self-assessment and personal professional growth plans.

What Does the Popularity of Pokémon Go Mean for K-12 Gaming? A Q-and-A With James Gee

Marketplace K-12

He has written several books on the role of games and learning, including What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy (2003) and Language and Learning (2004). One thing that has been a trend for a long time is that our physical world has deteriorated and deteriorated.

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

While the reasons grandparents raise their grandchildren vary from one family to another, it is clear that the opioid epidemic has had a major impact on the broader trends, particularly within the white community.

“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It It is exciting how every year there are new tools, technologies, and trends which keep my instruction and my students’ learning and assessments in constant renewal.”. When you’ve been teaching for more than 30 years like Dr. Melanie Wiscount has, you have seen a lot of changes. For Wiscount, embracing the change is the only way forward.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

In an attempt to counter the industry’s ongoing problems with diversity, many of the organizations pushing for more CS education – the College Board and Code.org, most notably – have touted the progress that has been made in getting more kids of color and more girls to participate in coding classes (and in the case of the College Board, more paying for AP assessments, including a second CS-related exam, first administered this year ).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” ” If you repeat these stories enough, it’s almost as if you can convince people to make it a trend. A sobering assessment and a warning.” (National) Education Politics.