Time’s Up: Districts Prepare for Life After Windows Server 2003

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Learn from these tips and success stories on migrating from Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft pulls the plug on support. Hardware Operating Systems Servers Software

Windows Server 2003 Migration Looms: Is Your School Ready?

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Organizations that stay on the operating system face a host of IT challenges. Cloud Data Center Hardware Server Virtualization Servers Software

End of Support for Microsoft Server 2003 Puts Heat on K-12 Districts

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft's support for Windows Server 2003 ends this week, putting districts that have not upgraded to a newer system at risk of viruses and other derailments. Entrepreneurship Online Learning Microsoft District Budgets edtech microsoft

The Nordic Effect: An education paradigm for the world?


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.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A simple system for getting the work done. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

Black teachers matter, for students and communities

The Hechinger Report

However, we should not let racism at its most violent distract us from the mundane practices and quiet systems that can help foster notions of white superiority. The nation’s capital has a dual system of traditional and charter schools.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?


Other Google Cardboard apps include movies, games and experiences that cover biology, physics, social interactions, architecture, language, the solar system and more. Launched in 2003, by San Francisco-based Linden Labs, Second Life is a comparative dinosaur in Internet Years.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?


The system is comprised of a peripheral camera originating from 2003, motion controllers first released in 2010, and a headset that emerged from a personal 3D theater in 2012. When most people think of virtual reality (VR), video-gaming is probably the first thought that comes to mind.

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.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


That raises the question: Can traditional colleges learn anything from the likes of Hamburger U, McDonald’s famous inhouse training system? Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market. As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode.

Chief Privacy Officers: A Small But Growing Fleet in Higher Education


When Kathleen Sutherland took the helm as Chief Privacy Officer for the University of Colorado in 2003, there weren’t very many people in higher ed she could turn to for guidance and advice. That included working with the state’s public higher education systems and the University of Colorado at Boulder, which has a medical campus attached.

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What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

Brian Dear, The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture (2017). Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil.

Who Should Bear the Cost of Data Interoperability in K-12 Education?


This isn’t because the internet is down or due to a device malfunction—it’s because the online gradebook isn’t able to share data with the student information system (SIS). Empower Learning , a Utah-based developer of a learning management system (LMS), understands this pressure well.

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Counting your way to a college A

The Hechinger Report

University of Michigan professors give out more A’s under new grading system Jill Barshay/The Hechinger Report. But Fishman argues that conventional grading systems can undermine learning.

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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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments


Whether you are a first-year teacher or a veteran teacher, classroom and system-wide assessments can be a time of high anxiety and stress for everyone involved. Preparing for the classroom, system-wide, or state-mandated testing requires organization, training, a great attitude, and patience.

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


For the past year, I have studied the problem of practice that an “education-to-employment gap” exists as our current education system struggles to prepare students for the intellectual demands of a knowledge economy (Gordon, 2014). 2003).

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

Why wouldn’t you invest in the future,” said Randy Rehmann, Chairman and CEO of Dynamic Systems and Triseum investor and partner. “This combination is enabling us to expand course subjects and grade levels throughout educational systems around the world.”.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

It would need to add more staff and more systems. Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

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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. Teachers' belief systems, what we call efficacy beliefs, is mapped to student achievement tighter than almost any other construct."

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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. A paradigm shift in learning, teaching, and leadership is needed to improve our education system.

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Indistar: Taking the Creativity Out of School Improvement Through Standardization and Imposed Conformity

The 21st Century Principal

Sir Ken Robinson, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education Let's face it, our public education system is still all about conformity and standardization. 2003). "The problem with conformity in education is that people are not standardized to begin with."

What healthcare innovators can learn from academic coaches in higher ed

The Christensen Institute

One way innovators are pursuing these broader, patient-centered objectives—particularly in caring for high-cost, high-need patients—is by pairing patients with a dedicated contact with whom they can interact throughout a particular care process, or patients’ tenure with a system. These roles have titles like patient advocate, case manager, care navigator, or health coach; and their roles vary depending on the health system and patient population.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘If I wanted my children to finish high school and go to college, I had to model the path for them’

The Hechinger Report

My second child, Joseph, was born in 2003. Despite the odds, anything is possible with hard work, dedication and a support system that provides counseling, mentoring and networking. Today, these support systems remain critical components of my academic success. I graduated from eighth grade in 1999 one month pregnant with my first child, Jesenia, who was born in 2000.

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.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


identified certain advantageous factors that set apart a VR-based evaluation system for assessing ADHD from other neuropsychological tools and they are as follows: The ability to systematically show dynamic and interactive 3D stimuli within a virtual environment. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

OPINION: U.S. higher education at risk as DeVos moves to ax for-profit rules

The Hechinger Report

. Our system of higher education is built on the notion of risk and reward. But for this system to survive, it must also protect students from unreasonable risks. This objective does require government regulation and rules to protect our students and the system itself.

In this New Hampshire high school, internships shape the future of learning

The Hechinger Report

They’re also essential to achieving competency on the various learning standards at school, according to Kim Carter, who founded the MC2 School in 2003. Harrison Hicks, 16, working at his Filtrine Manufacturing Co. internship in New Hampshire. Photo: Allegra Boverman.

Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips


Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas. A Virtual Journey into the Universe - Explore our solar system with a variety of interactive tools (no jokes about what lies in the interior of Uranus).

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

2003). My strategy to engage students with this assessment is that the Socrative system itself is highly engaging and easy to use. By the second tutorial week students were comfortable with the Socrative system and marks for correct answers were introduced. The Process.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

Months After a Devastating Hurricane, Puerto Rican Schools Turn to the Sun


The solar system relies instead on the quiet, renewable rays of the sun. Meléndez explained that the installation of the solar energy system in one of the buildings of the school is only the first step to separate the school from reliance on the electric company. "We We also want to implement a rainwater harvesting system and work with a seed germination project," he says. The department says it understands the desire to equip more schools with solar systems.

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A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Albrecht (2003) borrows two terms from physics - Entropy and Syntropy. He states, " In the field of thermodynamics entropy is defined as the amount of a system''s energy that is unavailable for conversion to work." Albrecht states, "Syntropy denotes the gain made possible by the intelligent integration of resources, the coming together of people, ideas, resources, systems, and leadership in such a way as to fully capitalize on the possibilities of each. "

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