Secondary Teachers Transform Their Practice

Battelle for Kids

Gallagher, 2003, p. 3) It is common knowledge among secondary English teachers that many students don't read assigned texts, often relying on SparkNotes to successfully complete assignments and prepare for assessments. Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 8. Driving Question: How do teachers improve effectiveness by providing choice in high school literature classes? ".

Preparing Young Students for Home Row Keyboarding: An Unplugged Approach

Ask a Tech Teacher

If students wait to receive formal instruction in secondary grades they may already have too many bad habits engrained ( Bartholome ,1998). Utah State University, 2003) is an elementary educator. I’ve long been intrigued by the physical keyboards teachers and homeschoolers use to introduce keyboarding to the youngest typists. I occasionally get questions from readers about them, but never have a good answer.

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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.

Are History Textbooks Worth Using Anymore? Maybe Not, Some Teachers Say

Edsurge

In her 2003 book “ The Language Police ,” education historian Diane Ravitch contends that “every textbook has a point of view, despite a facade of neutrality.” Instead, she suggests that each teacher create curated lists of materials they’ve vetted—“primary sources and secondary sources that hit particular themes that we discuss.”

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

One of last year’s winners reported back, “I have been participating in the Speak Up survey ever since it started [in 2003]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

For each of the three primary (equity-focused) federal educational technology programs authorized by Congress since the passage of the 1994 revision to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), below I provide details on the programs’: legislative authorization (i.e., FY 2003 $700,500,000. The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S.

Shocking data reveals Millennials lacking skills across board

eSchool News

are attaining higher levels of education since 2003, the numeracy scores of U.S. Since 2003, the percentages of U.S. Even those with some post-secondary education, or even many with a four-year baccalaureate degree, may face two distinct and critical challenges: One is that their skill levels, despite post-secondary education, may be inadequate, particularly in a global labor market. International data sets show U.S.

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Working and conferencing with a rubric: easy tweaks for effort + quality

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Dennis Kafalas is the author of An Obvious Life (Dare Empire E-Media e-book, 2012), Whale Pirates , (Debut Press trade paperback, 2003; e-book, 2012) and Inspired Learners, Active Minds: A Guide for The English Classroom (Rowman & Littlefield Educational Publishers, 2009). He was a secondary Language Arts teacher in an urban school setting, and is currently a middle school principal.

Counseling kids during the coronavirus: A tough job made even tougher

The Hechinger Report

But it wasn’t until the ASCA adopted a national model in 2003 that mental health gained an official role in school counseling duties. The pair split the elementary and secondary grades this school year, halving the student-to-counselor ratio just before the arrival of a global pandemic.

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

Combining current-day footage, at the time of their hoped-for high school graduation, with a wealth of material shot over more than a decade, starting in 2003 when they were just entering their first year of school, the film reveals who has made it through, despite daunting obstacles. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them

The Hechinger Report

Students who share racial and/or gender characteristics with their teachers tend to report higher levels of personal effort, happiness in class, feeling cared for, student-teacher communication, post-secondary motivation, and academic engagement.”. Inaugural cohort of the Pionero Scholars program working on their ideas for a logo in the Missions Center at Lipscomb University. Photo: Laura Delgado.

Mayors and Schools: The Louisville Handshake

Leadership Lounge

A subtle but important point that impacts how education partnerships work in Louisville is that the city and Jefferson County were combined into a merged government in 2003. In the box for early childhood, they assigned responsibility to the United Way, education to the schools, out-of-school initiatives to the city and post-secondary tracks to a workforce board.

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). The needs and motivations of the learner and, more importantly, what is happening in their brain is of secondary importance, if it is of any importance at all. The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.” post-secondary education needs closer connections to K-12, especially given demographic and economic changes (126-8). Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

That population is increasingly nonwhite: “By 2023, graduates of color will represent nearly half of all high school graduates… up from one-third in 2003.” post-secondary education needs closer connections to K-12, especially given demographic and economic changes (126-8). Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

With people of color expected to make up a quarter of the state’s population by 2035, these gaps represent an economic threat to Minnesota; unless more residents get to and through college, there won’t be enough qualified workers to fill the jobs that require a post-secondary degree or certificate. “[O]ur To reach the state’s target, another 131,400 Minnesotans — two-thirds of them people of color—must earn a post-secondary credential. “As

North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

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The North Carolina New Schools Project first received an $11 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, meant to restructure secondary education through the creation of smaller high schools. The organization has received millions of dollars in donations and federal grants since its founding in 2003. (Image: North Carolina New School Foundation).

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

“I wouldn’t have been able to use that strategy at the secondary level,” she said. So in 2015, Butler and her colleagues decided to repeat the study they’d done in 2003.

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

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8 Nellie Mae passed on the money to the Portland-based Great Schools Partnership, which used it to coordinate The New England Secondary School Consortium, a coalition advocating for proficiency-based diplomas, among other things. Ragan Toppan, a junior at Deering High School, took part in a walkout last fall to protest a change in the school’s grading policy. Kelly Field, for The Hechinger Report.

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

The Hechinger Report

8, 2003. To be sure, ongoing ill will over NCLB influenced the bitter, drawn-out negotiations over the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which became ESSA (NCLB was also a reauthorization of the 1965 act). In a recent report, Education Week dug deep into student proficiency rates on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) from 2003 through 2015.

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

MindShift

Modern elementary and secondary house systems aren’t just a California thing. Dan Green helped launch a house system at California’s Goleta Valley Junior High in 2003. 30, 2016 was a big day for Lake Canyon Elementary. Students, teachers, and staff arrived at the Galt, California, school wearing white shirts and before long were sent to stand by one of six large cardboard boxes. After a drum roll, cannons sprayed confetti over each cluster of students.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

A secondary argument is that there is a large amount of content on the web that is spurious, deceiving or inaccurate, and that user generated sites such as Wikipedia and blogs undermine the authority of professionals and academics. In his seminal work, Natural Born Cyborgs (2003), Clark sees a future that combines the best features of human and machine, where we literally wear or physically internalise our technologies.

Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

Oregon is ahead of the curve nationally, having delved into the method in 2003. Massachusetts, for example, surrounded by states that are leaping into personalized learning, is “in a learning mode,” said Kenneth Klau, the director of the Office of Digital Learning at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Brian Stack is the principal of Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, N.H. Photo: Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

Busting Stereotypes: A Homeschool-Public School Partnership That Works

MindShift

The appeal of home schooling has grown over the past decade — between 2003 and 2012, the percentage of students who are homeschooled grew from 2.2 In many districts those savings are pumped into secondary instruction, which is more expensive to provide. The homeschool community has, in many ways, existed parallel to the traditional school system — both present but each distrusting of the other.

Live (Early) Friday February 24th with Dennis Littky on Big Picture Schools Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is nationally known for his extensive work in secondary education in urban, suburban, and rural settings, spanning over 40 years. In 2003, Dennis was recognized as a leader in the small schools movement and awarded the Harold W. Join me Friday, February 24th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Dennis Littky to talk about "The Big Picture:" his book , Big Picture Schools, and Big Picture Learning.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. India will need some 3 million new primary school teachers by 2030 and over eight million secondary, according to UNESCO Institute for Statistics estimates. “If Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert. Photo: Kim Palmer for The Hechinger Report.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Prior to joining ESR, Wolk served as a program associate with The Education Alliance at Brown University where she served on the core work group with the National Association of Secondary School Principals to write Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform (NASSP 2004), and Breaking Ranks in the Middle (NASSP 2007). While at Brown she also contributed to Changing Systems to Personalize Learning: Discover the Power of Advisories (LAB, 2003).

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Kalamazoo Promise provides four year post-secondary scholarships for every graduating high school student in Kalamazoo the Promise has been the catalyst for educational reform and area economic/community development. From 1990 to 1996 he served as co-director for a Kellogg Foundation project dealing with the restructuring of a secondary school in Kalamazoo. 2003); “Is it Possible to Reform Schools?

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

The Hechinger Report

Closing that gap and getting kids to continue their training after high school is especially important here: 74 percent of jobs will require post-secondary education by 2020. School counseling received a substantial overhaul with the 2003 publication of the ASCA National Model , a framework for counseling that was designed to bring clear standards to the field.

“Today’s child needs more than just a classroom filled with words, textbooks or school politics — they need a classroom that allows their style of learning to develop their understanding of what is around them.” – Jillian Mary Sigamoney, South Africa

Daily Edventures

In 2003, I began working in the village areas and ran an art club and homework help. Educational background: I studied in South Africa – Harmony Primary and Topaz Secondary during primary and senior education then went to Francis Marion University for University – BA in Mass Communications, continued to University of the Nations and attaining a Masters in Communications and PhD in communications and computer technology online.

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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. The Southern Poverty Law Center found that the largest number of incidents took place in higher education institutions and elementary and secondary schools. Last week, the idea of a potential move by the U.S.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Julene also works with Suumu Secondary School and Roots & Shoots in Tanzania. 2002) featuring collaborations with Aimee Mann and Lou Reed, followed by the Grammy-nominated House Party (2003), a rambunctious 20-song collection that includes Deborah Harry, Bob Weir, and Philip Glass, as well as the Rubí Theater Company and Rankin Don (a.k.a. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

Rather than regulating content on the Web writ large, it opted to restrict what schools and libraries that receive federal funding – through the Library Services and Technology Act, Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Act, the Museum and Library Services Act, or E-rate – could allow people to view online. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.