Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


Can find information on the internet. By 1993, $40 billion dollars had been invested in school IT infrastructure and pedagogues and bureaucrats scrambled to maintain a definition of computer literacy that mirrored the rapid changes in information technology.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Information on the 40-hour workweek club. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Passive learning with devices involves the consumption of information and low-level and engagement instructional techniques such as taking notes, reading, and digital worksheets. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011).

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Dangerously Irrelevant

“Every two days,” says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, “we now create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003.” Bob Lenz said: Teachers have long struggled with the tension between breadth and depth.

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

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. Just go to for information on some options for you and so you can take an interactive quiz to make sure that the 40 Hour Workweek Club is right for you.

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“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

A recent report by the US Department of Education showed that 48 percent of bachelor’s degree students between 2003 and 2009 left the STEM fields. Educational background: DBA | ABD with Management of Information Systems. Information People szymon machajewski USASzymon Machajewski has two passions: education and technology. By combining them both, he and his students are innovating together every day, both in person, and online.

Kelly Educational Staffing® and iteach® Announce Partnership


Founded in 2003, iteach offers a unique online coursework format and accreditation for individuals who have a four-year degree. Visit for more information. About iteach Founded in 2003, iteach helps talented people become teachers. TROY, Mich.


How can teachers use VR in the classroom?


These days, using multimedia tools is a foregone conclusion for the well-resourced teacher; technology is enabling greater interactivity and engagement between students as well as with the information they are required to learn.

Is graduate school being disrupted? It’s not that simple.

The Christensen Institute

Netflix didn’t post its first profits until 2003. However, relative to the overall talent supply pipeline for digital skills, they are significant: in 2017 only 47,000 students graduated with masters’ degrees in computer and information science. MBA applications are down. Law schools are struggling. Is traditional graduate school being disrupted ? Yes and no.

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. It is absolutely critical that the institution keeps its eye on what that outsourced platform is doing with this very valuable and often legally protected information.” Information security handles protecting information from attacks and unauthorized use.

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“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It Information People melanie wiscount USAWhen you’ve been teaching for more than 30 years like Dr. Melanie Wiscount has, you have seen a lot of changes. For Wiscount, embracing the change is the only way forward.

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. Robert graduated with a Masters in Information Technology at Bentley University.

Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’


Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. Brekhus’ story was just one shared from the main stage during the last day of the Software & Information Industry Association’s Ed Tech Industry Conference in San Francisco this week. She learned not to include the entire team during the due diligence process, when an interested buyer requests and scrutinizes detailed information on the potential acquisition.

The Secret of Team Allocation in a Flipped-Classroom Environment

Fractus Learning

First year students do not tend to know other students well enough to determine whether they will work well together, i.e. information asymmetry between students. 2003) ‘Accounting Practice in the New Millennium: Is Accounting Education Ready to Meet the Challenge?’

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

Reading By Example

We pick the resource which determines who we will collaborate with for the next three months to discuss the information and our reflections. Reading Essentials (Routman, Heinemann, 2003). As noted in a previous post , we (our instructional leadership team) are loosening up the reins a bit this year with professional development.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

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


And how is this research informing how children learn and why should teachers be consumers this research. (1) My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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The Streisand Effect: What’s Your School District Reputation Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

” “The Streisand Effect,” according to its Wikipedia entry, “is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely.”

“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

A teacher who inspired me was Dennis Abrahams – she was my accounting teacher in high school but she made sure that every child in her class understood the information she presented and she taught us all in ways we all could understand. In 2003, I began working in the village areas and ran an art club and homework help. Information botswana jillian sigamoney

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

Newsletters that highlight classroom test prep, test guidelines and expectations provide parents and guardians with valuable test information. Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003.

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

See below for information about all of this week''s activities and opportunities. One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Your colleagues provide a wealth of information, especially if you’re a new teacher or have recently moved to a new school. 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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One state’s plan to bring better internet to schools and homes

eSchool News

Since 2003, OneCommunity of Cleveland has been connecting and enabling public benefit organizations across the state like schools, government agencies, healthcare, museums, and libraries with next-generation fiber optics. Northeast Ohio was looking for a roadmap to reinvent itself,” said Gonick, who at the time was vice president and chief information officer at Case Western Reserve University, one of OneCommunity’s founding partners.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. The labor market value of a college degree has softened, stirring concern that a bachelor’s is no longer a gateway to the middle class. Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, when Parag Pathak was a graduate student at Harvard, he helped design the computer algorithm that matches some 80,000 eighth-graders to more than 400 high schools across New York City each year. It’s not an easy information problem to solve.

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EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., Our learning model is built upon a unique and patented approach to teaching mathematics through computerized means and the strategic utilization of informative feedback. 2003).

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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. Just go to for information on some options for you and so you can take an interactive quiz to make sure that the 40 Hour Workweek Club is right for you.

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Parkinson’s and the power of business model innovation

The Christensen Institute

The network organizes information exchange between patients and their team of physicians, ensuring adherence to evidence-based standards and patient-centered care coordination. Over half of the adult population in the United States suffers from a chronic disease, and $0.86

Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

I tried to add links to resources and blog post that could provide more information when possible, and promised to add new blog posts to flesh out the details outlined on some of the slides below.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. Our organisation started 15 years ago from a conviction that having a network of people to ask for informal advice and support would give young people knowledge and confidence about post-school pathways into higher education and careers.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


Since the 1960s, as computers have become cheaper, smaller, and faster, they have replaced many of the routine tasks that people had previously completed, fundamentally changing the task composition of the labor market (Autor, Levy, & Murnane, 2003). 2003).

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. FY 2003 $700,500,000. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17


Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

For information on the guests and items mentioned in this show, scroll down to the bottom of this post. *. He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA.

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

Bryan Alexander

So many people chimed and pitched in, offering their interpretations, their information, their perspectives, their hearts. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


I regularly encourage anyone in education to think about this as a reminder of who they are and how that informs the expectations they hold on themselves to prepare students for a different future. 2003). New York: Free, 2003.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

In this way students become aware that in the business world the facts or evidence can change, over time or with discovery of information, requiring a re-analysis. 2003). The role of accountant requires an ability to add new information into analysis as it becomes available.

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. For instance, since 2003, the number of schools granting undergraduate statistics degrees has increased from 74 to more than 110 in 2013.