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.

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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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.

October is National Bullying Prevention 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]. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

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.

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).

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences

Waterford

If you’re a parent preparing for the conference season, we’ve also included a list of tips to make the most out of meeting with your child’s teacher. Whether this is your first or your fortieth parent-teacher conference, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of these meetings.

OPINION: When Black parents benefit from school choice, it doesn’t perpetuate racism

The Hechinger Report

in 2003. This program has allowed me to remove my daughters from schools that were not meeting their needs. They believe that when I seek out and obtain an education that meets my daughters’ needs with the funding assigned to them, I am removing “support” from the public school.

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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].

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!”

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].

What’s the Link Between a School’s Budget and Efficacy? Stanford University Challenges Prevailing Beliefs

Waterford

Provided the right resources, a low SES school can meet or even exceed the learning rates of their wealthier counterparts. Journal of Literacy Research, December 2003, 35(4), pp.

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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.

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.

#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).

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?’

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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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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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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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."

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.

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.

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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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.

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.’

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.

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

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

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.

How School Districts Are Shaping the Edtech They Use

eSpark

For the past six years, district Superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler has championed and thoughtfully questioned our strategy for meeting the needs of every learner. Matt Akin was a visionary early adopter of classroom technology when he deployed iPads throughout his district in 2003, long before edtech was the norm. At eSpark Learning, we want to reimagine classrooms so that they’re student-centered, allowing students to succeed in school and in life.

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.

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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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.

America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus

The Hechinger Report

Krislov was vice president and general counsel at the University of Michigan in 2003 when the Supreme Court ruled in Gratz v. Kids write about it,” said Nondorf, and offer views from “part of the country or a part of the world you might not have heard if you didn’t meet that person.”

How Being Part of a ‘House’ Within a School Helps Students Gain A Sense of Belonging

MindShift

The attachments formed tend to be so significant that alumni, upon meeting one another, frequently ask, “What college were you?”. Teachers within the same house meet on a regular basis to discuss needs of students. 30, 2016 was a big day for Lake Canyon Elementary.