Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

The number of all-important graduate school applications from abroad is down for the second year in a row, according to the Council of Graduate Schools, after increasing every year since 2003. The St. Thomas University School of Law.

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Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books ! On Friday I was looking pensively at my boxed sets of the Living Books CD-ROM collection in my school library. would take them off the shelf & and add them to the weeding book cart.

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

Hack Education

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. Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). I must be missing a ton here, so if you have suggestions (particularly books by authors of color or white women and particularly histories of ed-tech outside the US), I’d love to hear them.

What resources would you suggest for professional book studies on reading instruction?

Reading By Example

Reading Essentials (Routman, Heinemann, 2003). As noted in a previous post , we (our instructional leadership team) are loosening up the reins a bit this year with professional development. Instead of a scheduled set of PD days with pre-determined agendas, we are making time for ourselves to engage in self-directed studies with a reading instruction resource of choice.

5 Ways to Empower Girls

The CoolCatTeacher

Lynn Colón – Bio As Submitted Lynmara Colón brings the perspective of a teacher, assistant principal, and principal positions she has held since joining education in 2003 to her work in literacy.

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Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

He created the #ObserveMe movement, wrote the book Open Middle Math is president of Grassroots Workshops and co-founder of the website [link].

Literacy in the New Media Age

Learning with 'e's

His book Literacy in the New Media Age, which was first published by Routledge in 2003, was prescient and far sighted. Kress, 2003, p. 2003) Literacy in the New Media Age.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

There was a specific reason that this was a focus near the end of our book and not in the beginning. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011).

4 Ways to Cultivate Motivation in Your Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Larry’s book: Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges. Larry Ferlazzo began teaching in 2003 after working as a community organizer for nearly twenty years.

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Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

” But this isn’t a “book group.” ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). A Post written for Edutopia From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Angela Watson teaches us how to maximize our summer.

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What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


Trauma-informed practices in the classroom can also include smaller measures, like providing books that reflect the experiences of trauma-exposed children. The Sad Book by Michael Rosen (processing grief and sadness).

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Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tech Tip #81: I Have Office 2010; Everyone Else Has 2003–They Can’t Read My Stuff. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, adjunct professor in tech ed, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers , CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for Examiner.com , and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB.

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

The Daring Librarian

We celebrated Women's History Month at MHMS by creating a book display (naturally!) Women’s History Month Book Display - Pull List (much like me, this list is not perfect by any means) Non Fiction Women's suffrage : a primary source history of the women's rights movement in America - 305.42

OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison

The Hechinger Report

Morrison explained why in an interview with English professor Anne Koenen soon after the book was published: Men have more to learn in certain areas than women do. Book bans are shortsighted and small-minded. My God, we’d be equally happy if we had no books.

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


My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. And in that book I launched what I called the Brain-Targeted Teaching model. So many more people are writing books and articles.

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Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach

Ask a Tech Teacher

Utah State University, 2003) is an elementary educator. I’ve long been intrigued by the physical keyboards teachers and homeschoolers use to introduce keyboarding to the youngest typists. I occasionally get questions from readers about them, but never have a good answer.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 100 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


Since the 1960s, as computers have become cheaper, smaller, and faster, they have replaced many of the routine tasks that people had previously completed, fundamentally changing the task composition of the labor market (Autor, Levy, & Murnane, 2003). 2003).

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market. But Gary Keller, [the company’s founder,] was writing books. As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011. Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

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. The book is now available for preorder. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year.

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An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17


Whitson and Helms’s booth will present both finished and in-process work from that special issue, as well as analyze the complications for traditional editorial assumptions when confronted with scholarly comic books.

Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

Initially, the research arguably gave a reasonably complete view of the state of online learning in all of higher education, as it showed online learning growing rapidly with growth rates of over 20 percent in 2003, 2005, and 2009. As Heather Staker and I point out in our new book Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools , for example, one of the ways online learning has improved in the K–12 setting is by blending in brick-and-mortar elements.

Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips


Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas. Creating an online virtual experience for your students is easy with these great tools. Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery.

Counting your way to a college A

The Hechinger Report

Fishman was inspired to turn his grading system into a game after reading James Paul Gee’s 2003 book, What Video Games Have to Teach us About Learning and Literacy.

Rebecca Black, Justin Bieber, & Zombies

The Daring Librarian

With 27% of our students on free & reduced lunch I know that we have a large group of kids that probably can''t pay for their lost books.and I''ve made peace with the fact that I''m never gonna get ALL my books, digital playaways , & CD''s back. It''s that time of year again!

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

Bryan Alexander

This is a delightful and very useful book, but only for certain groups of people. You have to either be a bibliophile, or a specialist in early modern history, or a historian of the book to read this with as much utility and pleasure as did I.

Justice Scalia, Affirmative Action, and Why Shame Is Not An Option

The Jose Vilson

My English 11 honors teacher, a longstanding priest and faculty member in the community, continued to find ways to ignore me in book discussions. In 2003, as a junior in college, a group of us drove down to Washington D.C.

How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years


NPR asked teachers then to tell us how the book has changed the way they teach. Rowling’s Harry Potter series story books sit in a bookstore July 6, 2000 in Arlington, Va. A year after the first book’s U.S.


Toca Life Apps and Contextual Therapy


Fey, Long, & Feinstack (2003) sought to outline "Ten Principles of Grammar Facilitation for Children With Specific Language Impairments" with research tie-ins relevant to all ages, but particularly for ages 3-8. 2003).

Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

Shoshana Zuboff weaves a very different tale in her book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Skinner to make her case – his work on behavioral modification of animals, obviously, but also his larger theories about behavioral and social engineering, best articulated perhaps in his novel Walden Two and in his most controversial book Beyond Freedom and Dignity. The future of education is technological. Necessarily so.

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

The Hechinger Report

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. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry. At Monticello , the home of Thomas Jefferson , an American story is reappearing.

Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

In his 2003 book 'Six Degrees', Duncan Watts expounded the idea of being connected in the digital age, drawing upon the theories of psychologist Stanley Milgram. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.