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. While the instruction was 1:1 and technically couldn’t be more personalized for me, I was surprised by how much each instructor met or didn’t meet my needs.

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.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

A meet up for engineering enthusiasts or movie buffs. A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way.

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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.” ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003).

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. Original Article Source: [link].

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

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!”

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

Edsurge

Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. Instead, a small team should handle those questions while the rest of the employees make sure the company continues to meet the day-to-day needs of its customers. We send emails, we have meetings face to face,” he said. At the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum.

3 ways to improve special education outcomes

eSchool News

million in 2003 to 6.1 Douglas County School District, the Court affirmed that school systems must be “appropriately ambitious” in designing an individualized education program (IEP) that meets the needs of every child with a disability.

#FactFriday: Mississippi students made exceptional gains in reading and math on the 2019 NAEP

ExcelinEd

In fact, Mississippi fourth graders ranked 29th in Reading and 23rd in Math on the 2019 NAEP—up from 48th and 49th, respectively, in 2003! Mississippi has significantly increased the percentage of students scoring proficient or above on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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].

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Across the country, universities and colleges are dedicating new resources so their respective statistics departments can expand to meet this growing demand.”. Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013.

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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].

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., We currently have an IES-funded RCT study that was reviewed in 2015 by What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) and found to meet ESSA Tier 2, as well as the ‘Meets Evidence Standards with Reservations’ level of the WWC standards.

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A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. The shift here is to begin to meet stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications.

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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

For high-stakes testing, attend all scheduled state-mandated meetings and trainings, take notes and ask questions. Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003.

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?’

Indistar: Taking the Creativity Out of School Improvement Through Standardization and Imposed Conformity

The 21st Century Principal

They submit this evidence online, then a voice from the cloud above reviews their evidence to judge whether that evidence meets the indicator. 2003). "The problem with conformity in education is that people are not standardized to begin with."

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Using technology, online mentoring programs can allow students who otherwise might never meet an engineer or lawyer to connect with working professionals. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

edWeb.net

Holding regular monthly meetings, and providing that schedule to families at the beginning of the year, keeps everyone in the know. During the meetings at Dr. Olson’s school, teachers would introduce families to each other.

What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

An outgrowth of Southern New Hampshire University’s original online program, CfA’s entire business model is designed to meet the needs of its target population: non-degreed, working adults who require new skills to advance in the workplace. The power of CfA’s coach-facilitated model is evidenced by Southern New Hampshire University’s remarkable transformation from a small, traditional liberal arts college with just 2,500 students in 2003, to one of the U.S.’

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

edWeb.net

Then, after planning meetings with the leadership team, staff spent two of their four summer PD days in training. During the school year they have monthly check-in meetings, and they also do an overall evaluation at the end of the year.

A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

“JPS has since 2003 taken a concerted effort to engage a missing stakeholder in students’ education: fathers and men.” coordinator Fredrick Nolan says JPS adopted the program in 2003, but not every school uses it; principals have to opt in and recruit men to participate.

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

MindShift

percent in 2003 to 8.4 The students she refers to the group meet up for an hourlong session once a week where they receive skills to cope with the anxiety and/or depression they experience.

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the high court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School ’s Grutter v. As such, colleges and universities that use race-conscious admissions must meet several requirements. Last week, the idea of a potential move by the U.S.

Who Should Bear the Cost of Data Interoperability in K-12 Education?

Edsurge

From its founding in 2003, Empower’s team has used custom scripts and queries to pull data from SISs to create exportable files to send to their customers nightly. Without Empower being able to input scores into Infinite Campus, the district could not meet the state’s requirements.

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At Georgia State, black students find comfort and academic success

The Hechinger Report

When I went to meet with him, he helped me with studying, with finding more resources and with stress management,” said Shields, 23, a psychology major. According to GSU calculations, in 2014-15 the system generated more than 43,000 individual meetings between advisors and students. “At

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003. “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.”

OPINION: America’s common narrative exists — and it must include Muslims and refugees

The Hechinger Report

In Montana, the Custer Battlefield National Monument became the Little Bighorn National Monument in 1991, and a memorial for the Indians who fought Custer opened in 2003. Monticello Photo: Davin McHenry. At Monticello , the home of Thomas Jefferson , an American story is reappearing.

What happened when a city full of teachers, most of them black, was fired

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, just 15 percent of teachers in large urban districts across the country were black but in New Orleans, teaching was largely a job done by black women: 71 percent of teachers were black and 78 percent were women.

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6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

eSchool News

Hold meetings for families. Holding regular monthly meetings, and providing that schedule to families at the beginning of the year, keeps everyone in the know. During the meetings at Olson’s school, teachers would introduce families to each other.

Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

Jane Goodall would not have had her science fair project accepted,” said William McComas, a professor of science education at the University of Arkansas, at the February meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Many HBCUs are teetering between surviving and thriving

The Hechinger Report

And private historically black colleges saw a 42 percent decline in federal funding between 2003 and 2015. It has been so lucrative that Morgan State has even increased the number of engineering classes offered over the summer to meet the demand.

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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 this 2017 photo, students present their history projects at a New York City high school for recent immigrants and refugees.

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Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Anyone who uses Twitter regularly will tell you that they meet many people online who have a mutual interest, and often find their connections through other people they mutually follow.