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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Knowledge ownership

Connecting 2 the World

An individual’s personal values and knowledge might be related to his or her perceived profession, desire to be accepted by the group (project group, department, organization), or the cultures that informed the individual’s work (social, organizational, professional). Just as important is an individual or group’s perceived agency in the creation and use of knowledge within the collaborative process. As a result, his or her social identity within the group is not at risk.

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.

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.”

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!”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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.

?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.

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

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 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.

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.

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 traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

Knowledge can be created by the individual through reflection or developed through interaction at the intra- or inter-group levels. Once created, individual, groups, departments, or the organization can control the dissemination and access to a larger number of people. As exhibit 3 illustrates, the larger the group to control and store knowledge and determine processes to create that the knowledge, the more distant knowledge is from the individual. 2003). 2003).

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.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data. In 2015, UNO granted 48 bachelor’s degrees in education, down from 136 in 2003. Kristi Walton works with a student. Photo: Courtesy of Firstline.

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.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Students, within their group, can immediately reflect on this feedback and this presents a ‘peer-learning’ opportunity. 2003). Students were introduced to and prepared for using Socrative through a guiding set of slides presented to individual tutor groups. The Process.

College graduation rates rise, but racial gaps persist and men still out-earn women

The Hechinger Report

But some racial groups have earned bachelor’s degrees at higher rates than others, increasing the gap significantly between the college degree attainment of whites and Asian-Americans and that of blacks and Hispanic-Americans.

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

Bryan Alexander

NMC has attracted an unusual group, different from what you might see around other educational technology venues. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003.

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

A 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that black dads, stereotypically criticized as being absent fathers, are just as involved in their children’s daily lives as dads across other racial groups, if not more.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Where groups collaborate, social ties are critical in ensuring that their aims are achieved. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. This is number 28 in my series on learning theories.

Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

It could also help to create a focus group to provide a place for families to contribute fundraising ideas outside of regularly scheduled meetings. Setting up a structure for fundraising to support your students who want to travel is crucial regardless of their family income.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

All new teachers have RP in their contracts, and all teacher groups devote at least one meeting a month to RP and SEL. “We

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.

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.