Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

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Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

At the time of writing, Facebook boasts over 845 million subscriptions and this statistics grows each month. And that's just Facebook. Six Degrees of Separation is a useful book because it illuminates the science behind our daily use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Any adult knows that bullying is no longer relegated to the playground or the neighborhood.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003).

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

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. This was in 2003, before Facebook and other major technology companies had become the Silicon Valley giants that they are today—and major scandals such as with Cambridge Analytica that hurled data privacy issues into the mainstream.

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Meanwhile, I reached out to dozens of people through email, Facebook, LinkedIn, various IM clients, and text, trying to figure out more about what happened. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003.

Education Technology and The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Hack Education

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. Google and Facebook, whose executives are clearly the villains of Zuboff’s book, have keen interests in the education market too. The future of education is technological. Necessarily so.

How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum.

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How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

At one Florida middle school, students learned about laws by writing bills — and in 2003, one of those bills made it to the Florida legislature. You can unfriend someone on Facebook or mute specific phrases on Twitter. How do you teach kids to be active participants in government?

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. A 2003 paper by the economists Brian Jacob of the University of Michigan and Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago analyzed test answers from the Chicago Public Schools. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context.

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

Iterating Toward Openness

The internet’s early designers were not trying to facilitate the creation of a Google, Facebook, Amazon, WordPress, Wikipedia, or OpenCourseWare. A few years later, Creative Commons entered the scene and on June 30, 2003 I officially shutdown the open licensing work I was doing.

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Months After a Devastating Hurricane, Puerto Rican Schools Turn to the Sun

Edsurge

We started to energize the Escuela Segunda Unidad Matrullas of Orocovis with solar panels,” said Cidre on his Facebook page. In 2003, the group acquired 150 acres of land with its own effort to found La Olimpia Ariel Massol Deyá School Forest. Orocovis, Puerto Rico —Eight months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, more than 500 families in this small town in central Puerto Rico remain without power.

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. Gee: The first game I played was Adventures of the New Time Machine , in 2003. There are publishers like Pearson, tech companies like Microsoft, Facebook and Google. I’ve only been doing it since 2003.

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Meanwhile, I reached out to dozens of people through email, Facebook, LinkedIn, various IM clients, and text, trying to figure out more about what happened. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003.

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, public schools in the state have only been fully funded twice. Since the MAEP went into full effect, the state education budget met the minimum required in only two years, 2003 and 2007. In 2003, when Robert Clark retired, his son Bryant Clark ran for his father’s old seat.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003) Media Technology and Society: A History: From the Telegraph to the Internet.

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

Edsurge

But during that same fifteen-year period, we also witnessed the birth and growth of highly influential firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba. As recently as 1997, only 27 percent of America’s K-12 school had internet access—a number that skyrocketed to 92 percent by 2003. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 They created a Facebook Group called “Mainers Concerned About Proficiency Based Learning,” where they shared lobbying reports, grant details and consulting contracts, and swapped horror stories and conspiracy theories.

It's Raining! Why Texas Should Use the Rainy Day Fund

EdTechSandyK

I posted a link to it for my friends on Facebook along with some compelling excerpts which I am also sharing here. In 2003, to deal with the last economic downturn, the Legislature appropriated $1.3 I am home today with a sick pet.

Your classroom does not have to be Pinterest-worthy: Stay reflective on the WHY & avoid comparison

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Even as late as 2003, there were only a handful of teachers who had access to digital cameras and the understanding of HTML coding to be able to upload those pictures and share them on their own websites. I do not do Facebook Lives in a place where you can see the gigantic pile of clothes on the chair in my bedroom or the dirty dishes in my sink. Can I make a confession? This is the time of year when classroom set-up photos are everywhere.

How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum.

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

He sees Facebook and other social networks undermining and devaluing friendships. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence. Post human. Such a strange concept, and one that many people struggle to understand.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Anya Kamenetz.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET. Anya Kamenetz.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

Librarians Network on Facebook. link] (2003). This past week in Philadelphia I participated in a meeting that launched the year-long process of refreshing ISTE’s Standards for Students.

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

But I *have* been preaching the Google message since 2003. Hi, I''m Gwyneth and I''ve never liked Facebook. I trust Google WAY more than Facebook when it comes to security & privacy!

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Since it’s launch in 2003 it’s become the foundational tool that recruiters all “have to have” to be able to do their jobs. We’ve come a long way. There are increasingly few of us that remember the wilderness years before LinkedIn arrived.

The Serious & Historic Importance of Media Literacy | Downloadable Posters for Media Literacy Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

See [link] How many have died just in Iraq since the 2003 invasion (see [link] )? Media Literacy Week is November 5 - 9 , spearheaded by the National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE).

Why We Are Not Reaching Twice Exceptional Students and Why We Must Do So!

Saving Socrates

In my first student teaching experience back in 2003 while in grad school at TC in Gifted Ed, I was fortunate enough to get a placement at Bronx High School of Science. I still stay in touch with him and periodically he sends me a message on facebook. Fact: We know that roughly 13% of all students in the US are classified as "special ed." We also know that roughly 2 to 5% of the population are twice exceptional (Gifted and have a learning disability).

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

Google and Facebook both announced that they would try to eliminate fake news from appearing in their result lists and newsfeeds by blocking fake news sources from using their ad networks. The two-thirds of Facebook users who get news there, then, amount to 44% of the general population.

“Today’s child needs more than just a classroom filled with words, textbooks or school politics — they need a classroom that allows their style of learning to develop their understanding of what is around them.” – Jillian Mary Sigamoney, South Africa

Daily Edventures

In 2003, I began working in the village areas and ran an art club and homework help. Website I check every day: Microsoft Educators Community, ICanLearnProgram, Udemy, Courseara, CODESchool, CNN, TechNews, Facebook, Twitter and Unity FM. When children have learning difficulties that aren’t being addressed in the classroom or at home, they often have nowhere to turn. That’s especially true in the remote South African villages where Jillian Sigamoney got her start as an educator.

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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. But it’s also time to recognize that some companies – Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook among them – aren’t primarily in the computing business anyway. The most interesting thing about companies like Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook is that they are not (computing) technology companies. Facebook, like Google, is an advertising company.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

In 2005, Joan Didion published The Year of Magical Thinking , which chronicles her husband’s death in December 2003, shortly after their daughter had fallen into septic shock and been placed an induced coma. In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR , Google released its Cardboard viewer, and Playstation announced it was working on a VR gaming headset – these have all been interpreted in turn as signs that virtual reality will soon be mainstream.