Time’s Up: Districts Prepare for Life After Windows Server 2003

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Learn from these tips and success stories on migrating from Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft pulls the plug on support. Hardware Operating Systems Servers Software

End of Support for Microsoft Server 2003 Puts Heat on K-12 Districts

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft's support for Windows Server 2003 ends this week, putting districts that have not upgraded to a newer system at risk of viruses and other derailments. Entrepreneurship Online Learning Microsoft District Budgets edtech microsoft

Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap. 2003). Learning in (pp.

Not So Typical Personalized Learning Predictions for 2019

Education Elements

It started with scuba diving in 2003, snowboarding in 2008, swimming in 2013, and this year was surfing. Personalized Learning School Districts Classrooms LeadersEvery 4-5 years, I try to pick up a new activity and focus on it until I get to a level of intermediate competency.

Personalized Learning at Its Best

Wisewire

Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. This includes marrying the overall school culture with the culture desired for the personalized learning space.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I shared this thought in Learning Transformed : Educational technology is not a silver bullet. As the technology continues to evolve, the conversation must remain focused on learning and pedagogy—not on devices. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011).

Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN). An Excerpt from Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLC’s with PLN’s. The Professional Learning Community.

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

Edsurge

Research around the way humans learn is booming these days. But studying how the brain learns doesn’t necessarily mean memorizing proteins and brain chemistry. So I connected with people who run the Learning and the Brain conference and began to attend.

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What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?

Edsurge

As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode. That raises the question: Can traditional colleges learn anything from the likes of Hamburger U, McDonald’s famous inhouse training system? Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market.

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

The Hechinger Report

In theory, proficiency-based models let students learn at their own pace, speeding up if they grasp a concept quickly, and getting extra help if they struggle. In practice, though, it can take many different forms, including independent study, learning communities and online programs.

Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program

Edsurge

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., Diane Tavenner, who opened the first Summit school in 2003 in Redwood City, Calif., But she will step out of the day-to-day management of the learning program once the separation takes place. And the schools that Tavenner will run will be just another group that uses the Summit learning materials.

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. But as of late, the research has suggested that the growth of online learning is flattening.

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.

How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

How The Memory Works In Learning. This introduction to the basics of the neuroscience of learning includes information that should be included in all teacher education programs. The brain turns data from the senses into learned information in the hippocampus. 2003).

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). Tumblr ) for peer review or assessment of learning.

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. I also learned preparing for my own session - Personalized Learning With Google Tools.

Literacy in the New Media Age

Learning with 'e's

His book Literacy in the New Media Age, which was first published by Routledge in 2003, was prescient and far sighted. Kress, 2003, p. 2003) Literacy in the New Media Age. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

The Dynamic Learning Project (DLP) is part of Google’s broader commitment to helping underserved communities benefit from the power of technology. To learn more about our findings, read the full report. Blog Dynamic Learning Project Educators From the CEO Research Researchers

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Rody Boonchouy @rodyboo from the Buck Institute talks about effective project based learning. With a powerful metaphor explaining the difference between projects and project based learning, Rody sets the stage to discuss PBL trends and tips.

In this New Hampshire high school, internships shape the future of learning

The Hechinger Report

Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter. In the nearby town of Swanzey, Brad Hinkel, 17, does a lot of sweeping up for a shop called Full Throttle, but he also gets to work on engines and learn how the motorcycle and ATV business works. Read more about Blended Learning.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010 and related products

Educational Technology Guy

We are transitioning from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and, as many of you know, there are major menu changes in terms of where commands are located. This is a great resource to share with anyone learning Office 2010. I just recently posted an article with Free Computer Training Resources and another one with a Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more as I''ve been collecting resources for our staff, faculty, and students.

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

EdNews Daily

André Thomas, CEO of Triseum and former Head of Graphics for EA Sports Madden Football, brings gaming to new heights on university campuses combining rigorous learning and resources with state-of-the-art graphic design. Video games are inherently a learning tool.

Go deep

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.” This is what the concept of deeper learning is all about and why it came to be.

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What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

But such roles are not yet commonplace, and there remains much to learn, both about how they can be crafted for optimal impact, and how business models need to be designed to enable them. They’ve discovered that the most fruitful learning (like effective health management), doesn’t emerge from standard solutions, but tailored guidance, support and empowerment. Partnerships with employers, who benefit from their employees’ continued learning, keep fees affordable.

Organizational learning theories

Connecting 2 the World

My dissertation not only looks at distributed group collaboration, but also how that effects organizational learning. The following is my discussion on organizational learning, including how I differentiate knowledge management from organizational learning. Organizational Learning Theories There are two prevailing schools of learning theory at the organizational level. Organizational learning is distinguishable from knowledge management. 2003).

The Assessment Range: Using Data To Meaningfully Affect Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Assessment Range: Using Data In The Classroom To Meaningfully Affect Learning. In Evolving How We Plan , I pointed contentiously at the “unit” and “lesson” as impediments to personalized learning. Teachers As Learning Designers.

The Nordic Effect: An education paradigm for the world?

Neo LMS

PISA 2000 showed Finnish youth to be the best young readers in the world, in 2003 the country’s youth led in math, by 2006 Finland was first out of 57 countries in science, and by 2009 Finland came second in science, third in reading and sixth in math among nearly half a million students worldwide.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” He wanted children to learn that “feelings are mentionable and manageable.”

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

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. E-learning Teachers

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

At the time computer literacy was in fact added to the “3 Rs”, as a required basic subject, more or less defined as : “To communicate, to locate and manage information, and to use these tools effectively to support learning the content of “the other basics.”.

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 lives on a small farm, and when he’s not busy feeding donkeys or mashing buttons, he’s writing about what he’s learning about learning from video games. But as an old person, I realize we don’t often get to learn new things.

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Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

GCFLearnFree is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC and provides quality online learning courses for free. The Office 2010 course is great and I am sharing it with our users to help them transition from Office 2003 to Office 2010 because of the different menu system.

Do You Make Your Learning Transparent to Others?

EdTechSandyK

Do you make your learning transparent to others? And as much as possible share the learning process with the person or people looking to you to help answer a question or figure out a process. What does it look like to admit and show your learning?

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

Discover how the new science of learning can help us reimagine the future of education for all children. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

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Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. In truth, high school students are still learning to read; there is an ongoing need for targeted instruction designed to build increasingly sophisticated vocabulary and comprehension skills. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8.

Educational choice, not school choice, making moves in Florida

The Christensen Institute

In the case of Florida, that movement started with the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in 2003, which only receives money when students successfully complete a course. As online learning has grown, the vision of modularizing parts of the school and classroom experience to customize a student’s education has grown in popularity. The families who send their children to micro-schools often want an option other than home schooling that will personalize learning for their child’s needs.

NCLB’s legacy: As the ESSA era begins, have policymakers, educators learned from the past?

The Hechinger Report

8, 2003. In a recent report, Education Week dug deep into student proficiency rates on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) from 2003 through 2015. Education researchers and policy analysts agree there are lessons to be learned from No Child Left Behind.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. Elementary schools may also be exploring various types of blended learning.

The Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Thinking

The Principal of Change

Rather than peppering the roads with signs, in 2003 he took all signage away. Rather than peppering the roads with signs, in 2003 he took all signage away. I was sent a video called “ The Adaptable Mind ” by educator Erin Caldwell.

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?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years

Edsurge

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 report shares Summit’s beliefs about youth, public education, and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning. Summit aims to answer the question everyone in education is asking: What is the evidence that personalized learning works? Some points from participants: Teachers recommend personalized learning.