Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem

The Hechinger Report

. The narrowing of access to college is being driven as much by higher-than-inflation increases in on-campus food, housing, and other costs as it is by rising tuition and fees, a new study contends. In 2003, paying for a dorm cost students 29 percent less than it did to live off campus.

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What resources would you suggest for professional book studies on reading instruction?

Reading By Example

Instead of a scheduled set of PD days with pre-determined agendas, we are making time for ourselves to engage in self-directed studies with a reading instruction resource of choice. The question I pose here is: What resources would you recommend for these study groups? Reading Essentials (Routman, Heinemann, 2003). In a later post, I will describe in more detail the process we are using for facilitating these professional study groups.

Study Findings

Connecting 2 the World

As promised, here is the first draft of my study findings. Therefore, this study looked at the collaborative writing process within a naturally occurring distributed group to determine what factors affected creation of knowledge within work collaboration for team members that may have had no previous interaction or limited interaction in completing their project. Knowledge When asked to define the term knowledge, the study participants defined the term knowledge differently.

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Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


Enter the knowledge-based economy – a trending topic across sectors more or less from 2003 onward. In 2014 a study found that many college freshmen had insufficient computer skills.

CUE’d Up with Sarah Thomas – Episode 1 featuring #AdaKat


He has been in education since 2003 and was a 2017 CUE Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist. Katherine is an Educational Technology & Integrated Studies Consultant in Tulare County. This week on. Adam Juarez and Kat Goyette.

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Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

Studies have definitely shown that students who are involved in extracurricular activities are more successful in a number of ways. A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Esports are here to stay.

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Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Throughout the project, we gathered data through surveys and conducted in-depth case studies to better understand the conditions necessary for classroom coaching to effectively foster more powerful use of technology for teaching and learning.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?


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!”

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

The Shanker report found that between 2003 and 2011 the white teaching workforce in Washington more than doubled, from 16 to 39 percent, while the black share declined precipitously, from 77 to 49 percent. Between 2003 and 2011, the white teaching workforce in Washington, D.C.

Kelly Educational Staffing® and iteach® Announce Partnership


Founded in 2003, iteach offers a unique online coursework format and accreditation for individuals who have a four-year degree. About iteach Founded in 2003, iteach helps talented people become teachers. TROY, Mich.


EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

MIND’s Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson has made the case time and time again that the “one good study” paradigm is insufficient for edtech practitioners to base decisions on, and that a model of repeatable results at scale is one that should be adopted across the education industry.

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


But studying how the brain learns doesn’t necessarily mean memorizing proteins and brain chemistry. My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. When I was studying at Hopkins, my professor knew I was interested in this.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


After being handed a folder of case studies and escorted to the first classroom, I pulled out my iPad and prepared to take notes. 2003). This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher.

Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, when Parag Pathak was a graduate student at Harvard, he helped design the computer algorithm that matches some 80,000 eighth-graders to more than 400 high schools across New York City each year.

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Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program


Diane Tavenner, who opened the first Summit school in 2003 in Redwood City, Calif., Other board members will include Priscilla Chan, who heads the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Peggy Alford, CZI’s chief financial officer and head of operations, and Alex Hernandez, formerly a partner at the Charter School Growth Fund and now Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at the University of Virginia.

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

The Hechinger Report

“In less than 18 years, we have already seen more deaths related to school shootings than in the whole 20th century,” said Antonis Katsiyannis, Clemson University researcher and the lead author of a 2018 study on school shootings.

OPINION: Why every English teacher should assign Toni Morrison

The Hechinger Report

I could hear them just six weeks later, when a 21-year-old white supremacist entered Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and killed nine African Americans engaged in Bible study.

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A VR-based Approach to ADHD


Three years later, the same team of researchers performed another study with the same virtual classroom, successfully replicating the results obtained in 2004. During the course of the study, Rizzo et al. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Overall, the number of statistics bachelor’s degrees has grown from 526 in 2003 to 1,678 in 2013. For instance, since 2003, the number of schools granting undergraduate statistics degrees has increased from 74 to more than 110 in 2013.

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5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Our world is constantly publishing new studies and making discoveries. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Whether you’re a new teacher or have years of classroom experience, there’s always more to learn.

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Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture

The Christensen Institute

Initially, the research arguably gave a reasonably complete view of the state of online learning in all of higher education, as it showed online learning growing rapidly with growth rates of over 20 percent in 2003, 2005, and 2009.

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. The study revealed children under 5 years old lacked access to affordable, high-quality education and care, a trend that continues over a decade later. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

To Build Voice Recognition for Early Literacy, Soapbox Labs Gives Kids a Voice


In 2003, a team of Harvard University researchers concluded a survey and mapped out the idiosyncrasies in the pronunciation of common English words across the globe.

More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood


A study published Monday in the journal PNAS details what the scientists say is the largest investigation of the association between green spaces and mental health. The study also can’t address how different kinds of green space — and how people use it — affect mental health.

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

Doug Levin

Integrated Studies of Educational Technology: Implementing the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund – Educational Technology State Grants Program (Review Copy) (American Institutes for Research, 2002) **Note: Despite the fact that the report was conducted under the direction of the U.S.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Schools that foster trust among parents, teachers, and school leaders are more likely to see academic improvement than schools that do little or fail to foster trust ( Bryk and Schneider, 2003 ). Research shows that when professional learning communities demonstrate four key characteristics, they can improve teaching practice and student achievement in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies subject tests (Vescio et al., Lesson study.

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

The Hechinger Report

A new study from the Education Research Alliance at Tulane University shows that half of the teachers fired never worked in Louisiana public schools again. The study highlights two years of employment records to show how pre-Katrina teachers fared as the reforms took hold.

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Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education demographic study of principals found that the vast majority of the people doing the hiring are white. Discrimination is what’s clogging the teacher pipeline in public schools, according to a 2017 Harvard University study.

Are science fairs unfair?

The Hechinger Report

For example, students often have to design experiments that involve manipulating a situation in some way, whereas many actual scientists, such as primatologists and astronomers, simply study their subjects over time, looking for patterns in that data.

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What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

And it requires students’ collaboration in the form of inquisitive interaction, productive independent study and practice, and much more. 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.’

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

While definitions vary a bit from study to study, researchers have linked a sense of purpose to lower levels of adolescent depression, less binge drinking and drug abuse , healthier habits such as exercising, and a greater commitment to schoolwork.

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life


While definitions vary a bit from study to study, researchers have linked a sense of purpose to lower levels of adolescent depression, less binge drinking and drug abuse , healthier habits such as exercising, and a greater commitment to schoolwork. It’s 12:15 p.m.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, New Orleans’ seven universities handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in education, according to federal data. In 2015, UNO granted 48 bachelor’s degrees in education, down from 136 in 2003. Kristi Walton works with a student. Photo: Courtesy of Firstline.

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

For those of you that may know me, you know that I love to study organizations. Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. Allow me to share one final thought as highlighted in my National Study I lead at Fordham University on Schools Principals, Social Learning and Leading Change. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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A Mississippi father and retired soldier breaks stereotypes about black dads

The Hechinger Report

A 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that black dads, stereotypically criticized as being absent fathers, are just as involved in their children’s daily lives as dads across other racial groups, if not more.