6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

Neo LMS

As such, educational videos are nothing new, especially in the world of asynchronous and blended learning. In the end, what matters most in educational videos is avoiding a long-time arch-nemesis of learning: cognitive load. What makes an educational video good?

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

In recent years, many schools have entertained the theory that VR improves education. If virtual reality is reliable enough to train our armed forces, is there any reason not to implement the same technique at educational institutions across the world? Imagine what today’s youth could learn about history, science, and art if developers utilized the possibilities of virtual reality to create educational games instead of those about zombies and car theft.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

In many cases, without even realizing it, educators plan their curriculum without considering whether it includes the diverse backgrounds and identities of their students. 10] By prioritizing diversity and inclusion in class, educators can prepare every student to reach their potential.

Preventing Student Debt Problems Begins With Financial Literacy Education

Edsurge

For ages, the American dream has been built on obtaining a quality education, earning a credential from a degree-awarding entity and then starting a life full of wealth and opportunity. Department of Education.

3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

When you combine a steady growth in the number of students receiving special education services with rising expectations for the educators who serve these students, all of whom have very diverse needs, you get a “perfect storm” of challenges for K-12 leaders. Department of Education, 6.6 public schools—or 13 percent—received some form of special education services during the 2014-15 school year, and this number is on the rise. million in 2003 to 6.1

Discovery Education Acquires Mystery Science in $140 Million Deal

Edsurge

With billion-dollar fundraises on top of billion-dollar valuations , it’s no mystery that the education technology industry is attracting top dollars from investors. Talks with Discovery Education initially began with this in mind around the end of 2019, according to Schacht.

UWorld Launches New Tools to Support Educators in Fostering AP® Success

eSchool News

UWorld , the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams, today announced the launch of AP ® (Advanced Placement ® ) Learning Tools , a new College Readiness solution to help educators enhance instruction, improve student performance, and effectively prepare for AP exams.

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

Student graduation and thruput of students is dropping and our educational delivery method for our mobile, digitally driven next generation is failing. “This combination is enabling us to expand course subjects and grade levels throughout educational systems around the world.”. When Education Game Development Is Done Right, It Works. He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully.

Educational choice, not school choice, making moves in Florida

The Christensen Institute

While Florida garners national attention as the site of tax credit scholarships captivating Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, a lesser-known example of choice in education in the state could be turning into a movement. In the case of Florida, that movement started with the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in 2003, which only receives money when students successfully complete a course.

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will cease support for this operating system, and Insight is warning education leaders to not ignore critical steps to protect their sensitive data. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

How a $40M Investment Aims to ‘Mainstream and Modernize’ Montessori Education

Edsurge

No wonder, then, that “Montessori education is often seen as niche and elitist,” says Joel Mendes, executive director of Prepared Montessorian, a program that provides training to teachers and parents in Montessori methods. Education Technology Early Learning Financing

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

2003. The point is, teachers, students, their families and entire communities here in Philadelphia have been on a rollercoaster of education reform for over a decade ever since the State took over in 2001 and put in the School Reform Commission. We are here because the people entrusted with the financial and educational well-being of Philadelphia’s children dropped the ball in a big way. education reflection reform teaching Renaissance Schools SDP

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

For a long time, we didn’t see it in higher education. . But with the rise of online technology, the nature of competition is shifting: disruptive innovations now pose a viable threat to traditional higher education institutions. To understand why, and to gather insights on what is driving disruption in higher education today, we can look to a familiar part of the economy that is only recently been on the receiving end of disruption: the hotel industry.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

The following three sections detail the range of best practices found by researchers to be critical for ensuring educator growth and success: Effective Administrator and Teacher Leadership. 2004; Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011 ). 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 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Chief Privacy Officers: A Small But Growing Fleet in Higher Education

Edsurge

When Kathleen Sutherland took the helm as Chief Privacy Officer for the University of Colorado in 2003, there weren’t very many people in higher ed she could turn to for guidance and advice. Brian Kelly, director of the cybersecurity program at Educause, a higher education and technology nonprofit, says the trend has followed other business sectors, and that higher ed has seen an uptick in the number of CPOs over the last two years in particular.

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?

Edsurge

These questions grounded discussions at last weekend’s annual Education Writers Association. higher education seminar. The event for colleges and newsrooms covering education focused on innovation and was aptly held at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, an institution transforming itself into a “ New American University ” — a redesigned modern university envisioned by ASU President Michael Crow and researcher William Dabars.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education demographic study of principals found that the vast majority of the people doing the hiring are white. Related: A conservative Supreme Court could threaten the education of immigrant students. 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.

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Kelly Educational Staffing® and iteach® Announce Partnership

techlearning

and DENTON, Texas (October 9, 2018) – Kelly Educational Staffing ® (KES®), the nation’s leading provider of educational staffing, today announced a strategic partnership with iteach ® , a premier teacher certification program. Founded in 2003, iteach offers a unique online coursework format and accreditation for individuals who have a four-year degree. About iteach Founded in 2003, iteach helps talented people become teachers. TROY, Mich.

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Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

Iterating Toward Openness

The general theme of the conversation has been a concern that a focus on open textbooks confuses the means of open education with the end of open education. The overall criticism about ends / means confusion may or may not be true – it depends entirely on what you think the end or goal of open education should be. This is a conversation we almost never have in the field of open education. I take a similar approach in my thinking about the future of education.

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

Doug Levin

Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley wrote the heads of each of the nation’s state departments of education to formally invite them to apply to the federal government to receive newly appropriated federal funds under the Improving America’s Schools Act of 1994 to “help every child in every school utilize technology to achieve high standards by the dawn of the 21st century.” Department of Education or other federal agencies) in and out of inclusion.

Why most schools won’t ‘reinvent’ themselves after the pandemic

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here is a smattering of such articles: A time for disruptive innovation in education. COVID-19 as a catalyst for educational change. 2003). A number of folks have been eagerly encouraging schools to ‘reinvent’ themselves after the pandemic.

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The Nordic Effect: An education paradigm for the world?

Neo LMS

PISA 2000 showed Finnish youth to be the best young readers in the world, in 2003 the country’s youth led in math, by 2006 Finland was first out of 57 countries in science, and by 2009 Finland came second in science, third in reading and sixth in math among nearly half a million students worldwide. Read more: How can we address the 4 Cs of education online? Exploring the characteristics of the Nordic education. The effect on education outcomes is significant.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The main theme is that people are naturally very efficient learners and that we can more effectively make use of this fact in our current education and training systems. The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010). The Definition of Heutagogy; Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education;

6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

eSchool News

Educational travel can be made attainable for all students if you create a plan and stick with it. Olson, PhD, researcher and teacher at West Leadership Academy, Denver Public Schools, presented with Carylann Assante, CAE, executive director of SYTA and the SYTA Youth Foundation, in “ How We Helped 800 Students Participate in Educational Travel: Proven Tools and Tips.” The experts shared tips on planning for educational travel to make it accessible for all students.

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. Why Interoperability Is so Critical for Empower Empower Learning, which offers an LMS and gradebook, is designed to support schools transitioning to a competency-based education model. Its tools aim to provide educators with insights into two core questions: What does the student know now and what does the student need to do next?

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How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

Charles Quigley, executive director of the Center for Civic Education, says children grasp these concepts as early as kindergarten. ” And according to Jim Shon of the Hawaii Educational Policy Center, civics education needs to extend into college. ’ That’s the baseline of a civic education. “What’s happening is the affluent communities — political elites — are getting a good civics education,” Charles Quigley says.

Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

The future of education is technological. Education must adopt not only the products but the values of the high tech industry. 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. Necessarily so.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

EdNews Daily

As a leader in educational media for children and students and a key partner with parents and educators across America, PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION also kicks-off of a year-long teacher support campaign—“Teach Boldly”—led by PBS and local member stations across the country.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

2003. The point is, teachers, students, their families and entire communities here in Philadelphia have been on a rollercoaster of education reform for over a decade ever since the State took over in 2001 and put in the School Reform Commission. We are here because the people entrusted with the financial and educational well-being of Philadelphia’s children dropped the ball in a big way. education teaching reflection reform SDP Renaissance Schools

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

The Hechinger Report

education levels by the second generation — the first generation of children to be born in this country. The key appears to be education because higher educational attainment is associated with economic success, social status, better health, family stability, and life opportunities. immigrants are actually relatively well-educated. Click here for a table of years of education by national or regional origin.). years of education.).

Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

edWeb.net

Educational travel can be made attainable for all students if you create a plan and stick with it. Olson, PhD, Researcher and Teacher at West Leadership Academy, Denver Public Schools, presented with Carylann Assante, CAE, Executive Director of SYTA and the SYTA Youth Foundation, in “ How We Helped 800 Students Participate in Educational Travel: Proven Tools and Tips.” The experts shared tips on planning for educational travel to make it accessible for all students.

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

Hack Education

What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology? Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). William Schramm, Bold Experiment: The Story of Educational Television in American Samoa (1981). Paul Saettler, The Evolution of American Educational Technology (1990). ,

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

We must also support educators with the knowledge and skills to use technology in powerful ways to improve student engagement, critical thinking, problems solving, collaboration, and more. With generous support from Google, Digital Promise launched the Dynamic Learning Project to increase educational equity and powerful use of technology through instructional coaching. Review of Educational Research, 88(4), 547-588.

Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming

The CoolCatTeacher

Receive graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements. She got started with integrating technology in the classroom in 2003 and dabbled with app design in File Maker and HTML. ” The post Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.