What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?


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.

6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

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Educational travel can be made attainable for all students if you create a plan and stick with it. The experts shared tips on planning for educational travel to make it accessible for all students. View more edWeb.net events here.].

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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. Thus, education has become a commodity and the curriculum , chiseled in stone, is delivered by ‘experts’ from on high.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia. 2003. 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.

Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap. 2003).

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

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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.

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5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

link] Full Bio As Submitted Angela Watson is National Board Certified Teacher currently working as an instructional coach and educational consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

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What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


Did you know that over one-half of all students will experience a traumatic event by the time they reach adulthood?[8] 8] Each year, educators teach several students who have dealt with trauma in some way. And as educators do so, student behavior tends to improve.

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How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


12] You could also send out a list of volunteer activities and school events (such as back to school night) so parents know they’re welcome in class. For Educators: How to Run a Parent-Teacher Conference. Educational Leadership, April 1999, 56(7), pp.

Will Philadelphia Education Survive?

Philly Teacher

As I reflected on the events of today, I began to think of my journey as a teacher here in Philadelphia. 2003. 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.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode. That issue came up when EdSurge sat down with Donna Kidwell, who is the chief technology officer of Arizona State University’s EdPlus, which coordinates much of the online education done by the university.

April 14 - Jerry Mintz on the Education Revolution and Democracy in Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, April 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Jerry Mintz , a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and the founder of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO). The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Organizations such as these typically produce ample resources and hold networking events, which can be beneficial in advancing your career. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Education News Featured Op-Ed Technology

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Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

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If you are unable to make the scheduled time, we encourage you to register anyway to receive the full archived recording following the live event. He has since served as the Geauga County Sheriff every since his unanimous appointment in 2003. . Date: Wednesday, May 13th.

Keith Devlin from Stanford: Talking Media, Math, MOOCs, and Silicon Valley Money in Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, May 8th, for live and interactive Future of Education conversation with Stanford Mathematician Keith Devlin, co-founder and Executive Director of the university''s H-STAR institute, a co-founder of the Stanford Media X research network, a Senior Researcher at CSLI , and " the Math Guy " on National Public Radio. The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Watson is National Board Certified Teacher currently working as an instructional coach and educational consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ). 3, and Connected Educator Month in October--how are we still standing?!), Where does this type of problem solving fit in in the current education landscape?

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

The following post was written by Bill Brennan and originally appeared on Peter DeWitt''s Finding Common Ground blog found at Education Week. Image credit: ww.aditif.com In fact, in an effort to celebrate much of this work and continue to build our collective learning capacity, we are hosting Long Island Connected Educators'' Conference on April 5th - an event that has attracted over 160 participants ambitious to connect, share and learn together. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

Visual schedules of daily events can be created so that the person with autism understands what will be happening at any given time, thereby reducing unpredictability, a factor that often generates anxiety and frustration. Positive behavior support is defined by the partnership between the intervention agent and the family, whereby each educates the other about what is desirable, what is a priority and what is realistic. 2003).

What Video Games Like Doom Teach Us About Learning, According to GBL Guru James Paul Gee


The Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University has been playing video games for four hours every day since 2003, solving puzzles and battling bosses in games such as Doom, Darksiders 2 and Uncharted 4. He’s also a frequent speaker at gaming events including Game Developer’s Conference and Games For Change. Gee: The first game I played was Adventures of the New Time Machine , in 2003. I don’t tend to play educational games.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” Also on the list of new hires: Robert Eitel , “who had been criticized for his dual role as a top for-profit college official and Education Department adviser, has resigned from his position at Bridgepoint Education.” ” Immigration and Education.

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How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

The Hechinger Report

Board of Education school-segregation decision, Williams saw a post on Facebook shared by an old high-school friend she knew from her days playing trumpet in the Gardendale marching band: The newly empowered Gardendale Board of Education would be meeting in a few hours.

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Georgia District Investigating Group Baptism on Football Field

K-12 Schools - Education News

” The district began its investigation after video footage of the event, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, popped up on YouTube. “We had the privilege of baptizing a bunch of football players and a coach on the field of Villa Rica High School!

Kia Motors America, DonorsChoose Team Up for Teacher Appreciation

K-12 Schools - Education News

Kia Motors America is teaming up with DonorsChoose to host a number of teacher appreciation events and hands-on project funding workshops for teacher empowerment. A second event is scheduled for Phoenix, with a third set to take place at the Royal Kia dealership in Tucson.

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

Yesterday I had the absolute privilege to join thousands of amazing educators learning and sharing their learning as part of the Google for Education on Air Event - If Takes A Teacher.

Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new report by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans finds that just one in five teachers who held positions at public schools in the city before Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago are still working there. In 2003, 9% of teachers left the profession.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

This story about preschool was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the USA TODAY NETWORK-FLORIDA and the Naples Daily News. million from the foundation since 2003.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

The business of education technology overlaps with the politics of ed-tech. One of the flaws, I think, of much of the reporting on education technology is that it treats “ed-tech” as a product without a politics and without a practice. Already a key part of many people’s information consumption, Facebook explicitly wants to become an education company, working with a charter school chain to develop education software.

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation


Excerpted from Building Better Citizens: A New Civics Education for All by Holly Korbey. . Creating the kind of political classrooms and democratic education that students need has always been difficult, but is now even more so in our current highly polarized climate.

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date: Thursday, March 3rd, 2pm EST (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.) Farenga is a writer and education activist who addresses academic and general audiences about working with children, not on children, to help them learn.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


Time perception is a form of conceptual understanding that allows us to predict, anticipate, and respond to events as past or present occurring in the environment. Quality of life and a good education should not be seen as the luxury of a few, but must be regarded as a necessity for all.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


This mantra in education particularly in adopting emerging technology is incredibly important. I regularly encourage anyone in education to think about this as a reminder of who they are and how that informs the expectations they hold on themselves to prepare students for a different future.

When school districts fall into debt and can’t get out

The Hechinger Report

The public comes on weekends to swim in the competition-size pool, throw events in the recreation center and watch performances in the 700-seat theater. In 2003, before the Great Recession, Whitmore Lake was like thousands of other school districts across the country.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Today with Howard Blumenthal - "Paying for School" with Andreas Schleicher #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This week, the topic is money--with the economic troubles brought on by the current pandemic, we want to understand how local and global economics intersects with the education of our children.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers


The topics and the format, it turns out, are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were: Trauma. It also showed how children process scary events through play. ” Early childhood education. Editor’s note on Aug.