Creative Ways to Foster International Awareness

MiddleWeb

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.

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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What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?

Edsurge

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.

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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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.

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.

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

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. 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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A VR-based Approach to ADHD

Veative

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.

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.

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

MindShift

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.

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!

Many HBCUs are teetering between surviving and thriving

The Hechinger Report

And private historically black colleges saw a 42 percent decline in federal funding between 2003 and 2015. The schools will need to further engage alumni beyond homecoming events and Greek life.

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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.

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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Weekend Reading: Thanksgiving Edition

ProfHacker

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. "

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.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

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.

"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.

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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How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

I was still telling a linear story about China, from physical geography to history to current events. 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map.

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?

Edsurge

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.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

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

Edsurge

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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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.

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.

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.

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 edWeb.net events here.].

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

TOPIC: "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library: Protecting Patrons and Staff From a Rare But Catastrophic Event." DESCRIPTION: Recent mass shootings in public places should remind all library leaders and their staffs to review their emergency response plans to this disturbing event.

Live (Early) Friday February 24th with Dennis Littky on Big Picture Schools 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.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

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. He’s since helped organize online communities of teachers, spoken at events around the world and worked to understand how internet changes what it means to know.

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