Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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. 16) Reference Kress, G. 2003) Literacy in the New Media Age.

Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. When asked, students often cite busy schedules or refer to the texts as boring. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8. Driving Question: How do teachers improve effectiveness by providing choice in high school literature classes? ".

What Your School Needs to Know About Trauma-Informed Practices


Educational researchers often refer to childhood trauma as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ACEs generally refers to trauma experienced at home, but in some cases the trauma can happen at school. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2003, 12(2), pp.

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How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


That way, you’ll have a handy sheet to refer to during the meeting and a take-home summary for parents. If it would be helpful, take a few notes during the meeting that you can reference later.[11]. Phi Delta Kappan, March 2003, 84(7), pp.

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


To fully appreciate these results from the Stanford University study, it’s important to understand the difference between test scores and learning rates: Test scores refer only to standardized tests, which students generally take at the end of the year to measure their current academic abilities.

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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). References. 2003).

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

References and Further Reading. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Whether you’re a new teacher or have years of classroom experience, there’s always more to learn. Read on for five practical tips to help you teach more effectively and enjoy a fulfilling teaching career.

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


My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. 3) "Summer slide" is a term that refers to when students fall behind where they were academically over the summer months. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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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). References: Howieson, B.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., References: Dietrich, A. 2003). Over the past several years, MIND Research Institute has been endeavoring to change the conversation around edtech evaluations.

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Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


References. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects nearly 1 in 20 children in USA. It is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.

Women's History Month TV Show Scripts

The Daring Librarian

STO Take it to the hoop : 100 years of women's basketball (2003) 796.323 STE Winning ways : a photohistory of American women in sports (1996) by Macy, Sue. 978 KAT Reference: Encyclopedia of women's history in America. 1996) by Cullen-DuPont, Kathryn Reference Collection - REF 305.4

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. Reference Albrecht, Karl. New York: Amacon, 2003. The following post was written by Bill Brennan and originally appeared on Peter DeWitt''s Finding Common Ground blog found at Education Week. The post was titled Schools.the New Digital Age Learning Organization?

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


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. The student would then be referred to the right provider of help.

Know your own strength

Learning with 'e's

Paul Black and Dylan Wiliam (2003) write about assessment for learning, where the act of measurement flags up weaknesses and shows how they can be addressed. References Black, P. 2003) Assessment for Learning: Putting it into practice.

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Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Certainly, teams have conducted bogus interviews to fulfill the rule’s requirements without any intention of hiring that person, but since the rule was enacted in 2003, the league has seen a significant increase in the number of black head coaches.

Toca Life Apps and Contextual Therapy


Fey, Long, & Feinstack (2003) sought to outline "Ten Principles of Grammar Facilitation for Children With Specific Language Impairments" with research tie-ins relevant to all ages, but particularly for ages 3-8. I really appreciated the authors' references and examples in this article.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

Vision ” refers to the question of whether all relevant participants (e.g., Skills ” refer to the ability of every participant in the system to carry out relevant support strategies. Incentives ” refer to the payoff that participants in the system receive for doing the right thing. Resources ” refer to factors such as time constraints, finances, transportation availability and materials that are necessary to implement support plans. References. 2003).

Undents, volvelles, and Didymus the Brazen-Gutted: notes on Ann M. Blair’s _Too Much to Know_

Bryan Alexander

This 2003 issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas offers splendid articles on this topic, including one by Blair. Zwinger, for example, insists on assembling reference books with what sounds very much like Wikipedia’s neutral point of view ( NPOV ): “We cannot do everything.

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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Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

In his 2003 book 'Six Degrees', Duncan Watts expounded the idea of being connected in the digital age, drawing upon the theories of psychologist Stanley Milgram. Reference Watts, D. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

Reference Brennan, R. 2003) 'One size does not fit all': The pedagogy of online delivery of VET in Australia. Pedagogy is not about directing children. Nor is it, in Brennan's terms 'concerned with the work or art of being a teacher.'

Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

In other words, individuals accept and take on the values, beliefs, behaviors, norms, communication styles, appearance, and knowledge (epistemology) of the group with whom the individual would like to identify (Stets & Burke; Skitka, 2003). An individual may have a number of self-identities depending on group membership and will access the social identity that is salient for a given situation (Hogg, Terry, & White, 1995; Skitka, 2003). This is a preview of the chapter I am writing.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) References Jenkins, H. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. This is number 28 in my series on learning theories.

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

Iterating Toward Openness

But I’m also sufficiently humble to realize that what I lovingly refer to as “Linus’ Warning” applies here: And don’t EVER make the mistake that you can design something better than what you get from ruthless massively parallel trial-and-error with a feedback cycle.

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

I preferto use meta-questions, where they indicate a previous tutorial question, e.g. ‘Refer to Q2, now consider…’. 2003). References: Barsky, N. The Process. Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom?

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

“It was always, ‘Well, that’s not a reflection of Bethlehem,'” he said, referring to the reading scores. By the 1980s, the debate was so intense that people began referring to it as “the reading war.”

Resources and Links from Social Thinking™ Providers' Convention


I first learned about Social Thinking in probably 2003 (?) It was terrific to see the synergy and references made between so many of the methodologies, particularly Mindwing Concepts (who had a huge presence here!),

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010).

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation


Wunn became executive director of the National Speech and Debate Association in 2003, and began working to transform the association, adding 60,000 students nationwide to the association’s membership as well as adding a popular new category of debate that focuses on issues surrounding current events.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

I was certainly speaking for a time before the advent of what is now referred to as Web 2.0 Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003).

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How The Memory Works In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

References. 2003). How The Memory Works In Learning. By Dr. Judy Willis , M.D., Teachers are the caretakers of the development of students’ highest brain during the years of its most extensive changes.

The Assessment Range: Using Data To Meaningfully Affect Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

“They” doesn’t refer to the class either, but the student. In 2003 in Classroom Assessment Practices and Teachers’ Self-Perceived Assessment Skills , Zhicheng Zhang and Judith A. The Assessment Range: Using Data In The Classroom To Meaningfully Affect Learning.