Creative Ways to Foster International Awareness


Having taught internationally since 2003, Megan Kelly loves to share her experience and enthusiasm with her students in hope they'll become more globally minded and curious people.

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] Trauma is defined as a response to a negative event or series of events that surpasses a child’s ordinary adaptive skills.[6]

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Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

In the culminating event, students chose an “untold story” from their community and designed a memorial monument, which was then showcased to the community. 2003).

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. So any trips or appointments or any kind of set-in-stone event should be written on a calendar.

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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. If you’d like to get more involved in school events, let them know how you’d like to help. Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003, 84(7), pp.

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. So any trips or appointments or any kind of set-in-stone event should be written on a calendar.

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A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: 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. Events like this are truly amazing. My own experiences at events like this have unleashed a boundless journey of professional learning. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. In addition to custom luxury cars, this year’s auction items included rare wine collections, access to exclusive star-studded events from Hollywood to Cannes and all-inclusive trips around the world aboard private jets and multimillion dollar yachts.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


This conversation took place a few months ago, during the ASU GSV summit in San Diego, during an EdSurge Live interview series we did at the event. Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market. As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode.

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. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

With Senior Year In Disarray, Teens And Young Adults Feel Lost. Here’s How To Help


One of the most eagerly anticipated events is “Grad Bash,” a rite of passage when all graduating seniors head off to Disney World. ” So it was understandably disappointing when this highly anticipated event was cancelled. “It’s this huge event where people walk through the middle of the field with their parents and their family and they have flowers and you just really feel special that night,” she says.

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

eSchool News

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.

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.

Weekend Reading: Thanksgiving Edition


Eighty-four per cent of the participants reported that they had been told they were “too aggressive” in the office, sixty-six per cent said that they had been excluded from important events because of their gender, and sixty per cent reported unwanted sexual advances in the workplace. "

How Schools Can Bridge Mental Health Care Gaps with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools


percent in 2003 to 8.4 Through TRAILS, school staff (usually nurses, social workers, counselors) participate in a daylong training event through the University of Michigan Depression Center. If they participate in the TRAILS training event, they are paired with a coach.

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.

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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.

"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.) Homeschooling, or thinking about it? Join us for a special live online "hangout" with Pat Farenga for an hour to talk about starting to homeschool or general homeschooling advice.

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


An open discussion right after a tragic event, with questions like “how do you feel about this situation?” Teachers can have two teams of two students debate a current event topic such as immigration or health care for 40 minutes and still have time left over for reflection and discussion.

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.

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!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Cooper served as the Secretary of Policy and Planning for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 2003–2010 where she was responsible for the state’s education, public supports, environmental and health care policy.

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

Combining current-day footage, at the time of their hoped-for high school graduation, with a wealth of material shot over more than a decade, starting in 2003 when they were just entering their first year of school, the film reveals who has made it through, despite daunting obstacles.

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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. 2003). Menstrual discomfort as a biological setting event for severe problem behavior: Assessment and intervention. This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers


It also showed how children process scary events through play. Yet there is far from a shortage of traumatic events today, and parents and teachers need help talking about them. But, now in its fourth season, it hasn’t taken on politics or current events.

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’ve only been doing it since 2003.

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Live Tuesday August 30th (Early Time) with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on Professional Learning Communities to Improve Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Blackboard Collaborate 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. The LearnCentral event page is [link].

Live Interview Thursday, January 19th - Henry J. Eyring on The Innovative University

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Blackboard Collaborate 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.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


Workshop and other in-service events are magnified by collaborative, shared-experiences. 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003.

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?


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. Nature reported that from 2003 to 2012, ASU’s federally funded research portfolio increased by 162 percent, surpassing the growth at other research institutions.

Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. His most recent book is Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, May 2003).

Tuesday Show - Teachers Becoming Their Own Khan Academy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is not a paid or promotional event for Techsmith. The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. Shane joined TechSmith in 2003 with over eight years of management and production experience in video and television.

Report: Teachers in New Orleans Less Local Than Before Katrina

K-12 Schools - Education News

These events clearly led to many changes in the classroom,” said ERA-New Orleans Director Douglas N. In 2003, 9% of teachers left the profession.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

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).

6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

eSchool News

She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students. View more events here.].