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.

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.

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 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.

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.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

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 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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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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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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.

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

Edsurge

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.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?

Edsurge

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.

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

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).

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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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.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

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.

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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Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips

MSEDTechie

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.

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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Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, September 11th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Patrick Farenga, author of Teach Your Own : The John Holt Book Of Homeschooling. His most recent book is Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, May 2003).

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.

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.

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga’s recent publications include: The Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling (Holt, 1998) Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, 2003) The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children (HoltGWS, 2013

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.

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

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

MindShift

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.

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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.

Toca Life Apps and Contextual Therapy

SpeechTechie

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).

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.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

There were no pictures in the books her high school students read. The main idea seemed to be: Give kids lots of good books, and with some guidance and enough practice, they become readers. ” Related: When reading a book means more than just looking at text on a page.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His 2015 book, Library Security: Better Communication, Safer Facilities , was published by the ALA. In 1994, he co-wrote Ticking Bombs , one of the first business books on workplace violence. He interviewed a double murderer for the book. Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

We have spent a great deal of time in this book discussing adopters and who we are in the story. 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga’s recent publications include: The Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling (Holt, 1998) Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, 2003) The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children (HoltGWS, 2013

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

Malin is also writing a book on the subject that takes a close look at six purpose-oriented programs already in high schools around the country (including the ones mentioned above). It’s 12:15 p.m.

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

Malin is also writing a book on the subject that takes a close look at six purpose-oriented programs already in high schools around the country (including the ones mentioned above).

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

Bryan Alexander

In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture. Expanding the student-teacher ratio (139) could be done with enrollment growth, except the book rules that out, suggesting fewer faculty members.

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

Bryan Alexander

In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture. Expanding the student-teacher ratio (139) could be done with enrollment growth, except the book rules that out, suggesting fewer faculty members.