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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]. Even though the survey data is an invaluable tool at our school, getting the opportunity to purchase the latest in technology was icing on the cake!” Since 2003, more than 3.7

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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.,

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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.

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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.

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

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Keep adapting rubrics until they’re genuinely useful tools. He was a secondary Language Arts teacher in an urban school setting, and is currently a middle school principal.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

The argument is that we are becoming increasingly dependent on search engines and other tools, that trivialise knowledge and simplify what we learn. That's if we accept that ultimately, the success or failure of such tools is really down to us and us alone.

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).

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. TOOLS FOR IMPLEMENTATION . 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.

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

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

While at Brown she also contributed to Changing Systems to Personalize Learning: Discover the Power of Advisories (LAB, 2003). Joe DiMartino is president of the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Inc.

“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. I love that we have started using coding as a learning tool to develop strategic thinking and concentration with mathematical and scientific understanding concepts. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Skype and One Drive are my favorite Microsoft products along with Office365, also Microsoft Image Composer Editor, and Microsoft Security Essentials.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don Buckley Co-founder Tools At Schools Design and Maker Thinking - how can they be part of our Everyday in Education The focus of this presentation is to investigate the teaching and learning of design and maker thinking in schools.