A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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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.

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Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips

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Connected Classrooms Map - This map shows all of the teachers and partners in connected classrooms including museums, classrooms, aquariums, magazines, etc. Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas.

Tuesday - Pat Farenga on John Holt and Homeschooling

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

and was the Publisher of Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped publishing in Nov. His most recent book is Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling (Perseus, May 2003).

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. In 2017 alone, the auction raised more than $15 million, making it America’s highest grossing wine charity auction, according to Wine Spectator Magazine. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

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2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. ’, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning , 27(2), 20-27. The Process.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

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Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001. " Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling.

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

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He has published numerous articles both online and in print, including The Future of Online Learning (1998), Learning Objects (2000), Resource Profiles (2003), and E-Learning 2.0 In 1999, Converge Magazine named Gary a "shaper of our future and inventor of our destiny."

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. . An emerging research base suggests that an integration of biomedical and behavioral approaches can result in benefits beyond those achieved by using either approach alone (Carr & Blakeley-Smith, 2006; Carr & Owen-DeSchryver, 2007; Carr, Smith, Giacin, Whelan, & Pancari, 2003). 2003).

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001.

April 14 - Jerry Mintz on the Education Revolution and Democracy in Education

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He continues to serve as AERO''s director and as the Managing Editor of AERO’s networking magazine, The Education Revolution. He is the author of No Homework and Recess All Day: How to Have Freedom and Democracy in Education (AERO, 2003) and is editor of Turning Points: 35 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Story (AERO, 2010

Live Thursday Dec. 9th with Julie Young from Florida Virtual School

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Young was recognized by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the Top 30 influencers in Ed Tech, along with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. In 2003, she was inducted into the USDLA “Hall of Fame.” In 2003, her school was named as one of the WebSmart Top 50 organizations by Business Week Magazine. Join me Thursday, December 9th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Julie Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Virtual School.

Weld North Acquires Performance Matters, Merging It With Truenorthlogic

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magazine, which ranked Truenorthlogic 2,345th on its Inc. Performance Matters, which was founded in 2003, provides comprehensive, integrated solutions for formative assessment, data management, and analytics. The investment company Weld North Holdings LLC today announced its acquisition of Performance Matters, a student assessment and data analytics company that it will merge with Truenorthlogic, a K-12 ed-tech business focused on continuous educator improvement.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

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The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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

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I know that many teachers are capable of doing both: of having a classroom that deserves to be featured in a magazine spread AND that is also rigorous. 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 can be okay with having a classroom that doesn’t look like a magazine spread. Can I make a confession?

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

NeverEndingSearch

Remember Time Magazine’s darkening of the OJ mugshot? Hoax-Slayer : Australian Brett Christensen has been debunking email and social media hoaxes and spam since 2003. Previous NeverEnding Search posts: On magazine covers and media literacy.

Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

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Sam’s writings about his work have appeared in both magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Education Week and USA Today.

Needing students, Appalachian colleges reach out to fast-growing Hispanic population

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The trailer is just down the road from Hickory, a town Reader’s Digest named one of the 10 best places in America to raise a family and that business magazines have hailed for its entrepreneurial climate. Maria Cantu (l.) doesn’t want her daughter Janeth (r.)

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A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society

Hack Education

You don’t own the movies you watch via Netflix; again, it’s a subscription and unlike a print magazine subscription, once you stop paying the bill, you won’t have stacks of old copies lying about. But Bush made this phrase – “ownership society,” – a cornerstone of his policies circa 2003–4 as he cut taxes.

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Thursday Interview - In Defense of Childhood with Chris Mercogliano

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His essays, commentaries and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, as well as in four anthologies: Challenging the Giant (Down to Earth Books 1992), Deschooling Our Lives (New Society Press 1996), Creating Learning Communities (Foundation for Educational Renewal 2000), and Field Day: Getting Society Out of School (New Star Books 2003). Currently Chris is a regular columnist for Encounter magazine.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

“Between 1981 and 1997,” Harris writes, “elementary schoolers between the ages of six and eight recorded a whopping 146 percent gain in time spent studying, and another 32 percent between 1997 and 2003… Kids age nine to twelve, like Danny, have sustained near 30 percent growth in homework, while their class time has increased by 14 percent.”

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

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In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

10Q: Cathy N. Davidson

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Davidson first flashed on to my radar last year when the Times Higher Education news magazine invited me to review her new book Now You See It. Cathy N.