Georgia District Investigating Group Baptism on Football Field

K-12 Schools - Education News

The letter discussed a lawsuit filed against Emanuel County School District by the FFRF for similar events in which the group is seeking punitive and personal liability damages.

Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

For 12 years, the Babson Survey Group in partnership with other organizations, including the Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium), has done critical research into the growth of online learning in American higher education that it publishes in the report Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States.

What resources would you suggest for professional book studies on reading instruction?

Reading By Example

The question I pose here is: What resources would you recommend for these study groups? Reading Essentials (Routman, Heinemann, 2003). In a later post, I will describe in more detail the process we are using for facilitating these professional study groups. classroom instruction Community Leader as a Reader professional development Reading study groups

Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

The traditional model of collaborative knowledge is based on the type of knowledge (moving from tangible to intangible, explicit to tacit) and the place of collaboration (moving from the individual to the group to the organization). However, with the rise in the use of distributed groups in the workplace, there is the recognition that knowledge that is distributed in the form of distributed cognition, may not be accessed in the same way that traditional organizational structures allowed.

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Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

One Dynamic Learning Project coach noted, “In my years at [my school], I’ve never seen any ‘initiative’ or ‘project’ so wholly embraced by such a large (and diverse) group of the faculty.”

Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

Typically a Professional Learning Community is “a group of educators that meets regularly, shares expertise, and works collaboratively to improve teaching skills and the academic performance of students.” ” But this isn’t a “book group.”

Transactional and Negotiated knowledge

Connecting 2 the World

Transactional and Negotiated Knowledge There are two different types of knowledge used in distributed group processes: transactional and negotiated. Transactional knowledge can be located with the individual member, within the group, in multiple departments, or within organizational or professional knowledge networks. The video group, for example, withheld their expertise from the project group. I have revised my dissertation to include three major findings.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. Be sure to preview them to see if they suit your children or student group.

Distributed knowledge in the workplace

Connecting 2 the World

Each type of knowledge was manifested, accessed, created, and valued differently at the individual, group, and organizational level. Knowledge can be part of the network internal to the group, external to the group, within the profession, internal to the organization and external to the organization. In this study, a fourth option developed, create a parallel structure so both individual/group values are maintained, while fulfilling the requirements of the imposed culture.

An OpenEd Conference Update

iterating toward openness

After two amazing keynotes at #OpenEd19 this morning, I read the following statement to conference attendees: In 2003 I invited a small group of about forty people interested in open content and open courseware to Logan, Utah.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?


Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years. If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

Meaning, society is better off when students see diversity in the ranks of teachers rather than when they hear lessons about the importance of inclusion from a monolithic group of educators. Between 2003 and 2011, the white teaching workforce in Washington, D.C.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?


The system is comprised of a peripheral camera originating from 2003, motion controllers first released in 2010, and a headset that emerged from a personal 3D theater in 2012. Students may learn on an individual basis or as a group with other students from various countries and locales.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. Be sure to preview them to see if they suit your children or student group.

?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years


As of fall 2017, charter management organization Summit Public Schools (SPS), founded in 2003, serves 3,000 students across 100 schools in 30 states. The group describes the work of the initial 19 partner schools from across the country who became part of the Summit Learning Program and started to implement the charter’s pedagogical model.

Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach

Ask a Tech Teacher

Rather than children sitting at individual com puter stations typing drills, students begin unplugged, working in groups on a gross-motor mat discovering letter patterns and number sequences. Utah State University, 2003) is an elementary educator.

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


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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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

7% of high school students commit suicide, some because of cyberbullying: On October 7, 2003, Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself [after being cyberbullied by high school classmates]. Be sure to preview them to see if they suit your children or student group.

Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program


Diane Tavenner, who opened the first Summit school in 2003 in Redwood City, Calif., And the schools that Tavenner will run will be just another group that uses the Summit learning materials. Summit Public Schools, which over the past four years has led the creation of the “Summit Learning Program” currently used by more than 380 schools around the U.S., said today that it will spin out that program into an independent nonprofit as of the 2019-2020 school year.

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


Furlong went through the TRAILS training last year and established a CBT group for students at Ypsilanti Community High School. She recalled how one young man in a CBT group tended to hold in his feelings until he would explode in anger and frustration. percent in 2003 to 8.4

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Sure, you know the fundamentals backward and forwards and can probably teach similar lessons to each new group of students that enters the classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Whether you’re a new teacher or have years of classroom experience, there’s always more to learn.

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How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich


Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). With every generation of computing technology, a small group of educators has been able to use new tools in transformative ways, but on the whole, classroom practices have proven stubbornly resistant to change.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. Businesses throughout the country are forming analytics groups and seeing the value of data analysis. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. From a press release.

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This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain On Art—and How It Improves Learning


My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. So every group of randomized kids got one unit with one condition, and then the reverse in a different content. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

The group will advocate for investment in teaching, conflict resolution, a diverse teaching staff, anti-bias training for educators, as well as mental and emotional health supports.

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

EdNews Daily

Additionally, students and instructors are tightly integrated into the design, development and testing processes ensuring the final product has been thoroughly vetted by the very user groups Triseum aims to serve. “We

The Secret of Team Allocation in a Flipped-Classroom Environment

Fractus Learning

In addition, feedback from accounting graduate employers state that students need experience working within a diverse team, as they do so in practice (Howieson, 2003). 2003) ‘Accounting Practice in the New Millennium: Is Accounting Education Ready to Meet the Challenge?’

Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

Cell phones and mobile technology has created a new level of social identity in which a person does not have to physically be present to categorize themselves or play a role expected when they perceive themselves as part of a group. In addition, group norms, values, and communication can influence an individual that may not be physically present; or, conversely, individuals can influence group norms, values, and communication (Campbell & Park, 2008; Sugiyama, 2012) from a distance.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


The researchers found that the motor movement (head, arm, leg) of the subjects in the experimental group was greater than that of the subjects in the control group, and the motor movement of the ADHD children was more pronounced during distracting conditions than for those in the control group.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

By 2013, the last year for which data is available, the gap between the two groups had shrunk to just 10 percent. million from the foundation since 2003. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo.

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA. During his tenure at BIE, Rody led the development of BIE’s National Faculty community, a consultant group of 100 members made up of PBL practitioners, leaders, and experts.

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

The Hechinger Report

A new study finds that most immigrant groups meet or surpass average U.S. In a working paper distributed this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research, they documented that most immigrant groups either arrived with high levels of education or their U.S.

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Childhood As ‘Resume Building’: Why Play Needs A Comeback


By 2003, that amount of time dropped by another 4 percent. Children are missing out on the benefits of unstructured play, but a group of dedicated educators are trying to give kids back their play time.

Justice Scalia, Affirmative Action, and Why Shame Is Not An Option

The Jose Vilson

Racial minorities in the United States were special groups, and nothing in the Constitution said special groups were all that special. In 2003, as a junior in college, a group of us drove down to Washington D.C.

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. New York: Amacon, 2003. The following post was written by Bill Brennan and originally appeared on Peter DeWitt''s Finding Common Ground blog found at Education Week. The post was titled Schools.the New Digital Age Learning Organization?

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