Using Google Tools to Personalize Learning #GoogleEduOnAir

Learning With Lucie

I also learned preparing for my own session - Personalized Learning With Google Tools. Those who know me probably are not surprised that I tried to squeeze in so many different ways that Google Tools could be used to personalize learning in this short time slot!

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


percent in 2003 to 8.4 School counselors help guide students with academics, college applications and social matters with other students. Increasingly, however, they are also helping students deal with mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression.

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Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Today’s devices are powerful tools. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). The primary takeaway from research on active learning is that student learning success depends much less on what instructors do than what they ask their students to do (Halpern & Hakel, 2003).

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


At the time computer literacy was in fact added to the “3 Rs”, as a required basic subject, more or less defined as : “To communicate, to locate and manage information, and to use these tools effectively to support learning the content of “the other basics.”.

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


At Waterford, our primary goal is to provide every student with the tools they need to succeed in school. If you’re interested in supporting our mission to provide literacy tools for all students, consider sponsoring a child in the Waterford UPSTART program.

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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. The trend has also followed increasing amounts of technologies in the higher-ed space—and the privacy concerns these new tools bring.

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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. It is important to sift through the fluffy ideas that abound as well as the allure of the tools and begin to integrate technology with purpose when appropriate.

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How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich


Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). With every generation of computing technology, a small group of educators has been able to use new tools in transformative ways, but on the whole, classroom practices have proven stubbornly resistant to change.

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy


During the first case study, I struggled to find a note taking strategy and furiously scribbled down ways that digital tools would have improved the learning experience. 2003). This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher.

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

EdNews Daily

He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully. Video games are inherently a learning tool. We passionately believe that tool can provide authentic and engaging experiences for students and educators.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half. To grapple with this new reality, institutional leaders should harness the tools of innovation in order to help their institutions respond effectively.

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


By creating specially designed virtual environments for the detection, assessment and treatment of this disorder, Virtual Reality can serve both as a diagnostic tool and an effective therapeutic strategy in the rehabilitation of children with ADHD. 2,2, 2003, pp.104-13.

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

The 21st Century Principal

This is truly a great tool to "manage from a distance!" 2003). "The problem with conformity in education is that people are not standardized to begin with."

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., In a variety of ways, we continuously assess the usability and effectiveness of the ST Math program, and we provide educators, administrators and students with the tools to do so as well. 2003).

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Parkinson’s and the power of business model innovation

The Christensen Institute

With that challenge in mind, a new tool called ParkinsonNet emerged, and after disrupting traditional care management of Parkinson’s Disease in the Netherlands, has recently made its way to the United States.

Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips


Creating an online virtual experience for your students is easy with these great tools. Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas.

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]. 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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Students Today Are Learning All The Time. Can Schools Keep Up?


And actually they have a very healthy balance of using print materials, using first-person materials, having opportunities to engage with people as well as digital tools. We’ve been doing this polling since 2003, so we've got quite an arc in terms of seeing the changes that have happened.

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What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market. Personal stories grounded in a real principle—something they could then take as a tool into their business and run with. As colleges move into online education, they’re finding themselves in learning mode.

Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17


Micki Kaufman, “Quantifying Kissinger” investigates the use of new tools in archival work and their impact on transforming how we understand the history surrounding controversial Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Lastly, both during the semester and at the end of semester consider how will you evaluate this online assessment, including the online tool itself. 2003). The Process.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

But our research into technology tools designed to connect students to online mentors tells a different story. Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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

Doug Levin

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. Secretary of Education Richard W.

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. The company has also partnered with Microsoft to bring its speech-recognition tools onto its cloud computing platform Azure.

No son, war is not necessary

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, president of the Carnegie Endowment, a think tank, wrote an op ed asking those very questions about the U.S. Chanting slogans and holding posters showing the portrait of Gen.

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. Related: Another tool to improve student mental health?

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Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

They are just tools. Bronk, meanwhile, has created online tools for teens to explore their purpose. Both Malin and Bronk are developing new survey tools for measuring purpose – tools that are needed for bigger, more rigorous studies.

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. This is where I think such apps provide a great tool. 2003).

Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

Unlike correlation, which measures a set of attributes related to an action, causality is a much more powerful tool as it explains why something happens in a given circumstance. By the time he found a job in 2003, his debt had reached a level where he could “barely keep his head above water”. Causality is a far more powerful tool than correlation, but it needs investment in terms of resources.

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The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life


They are just tools. Bronk, meanwhile, has created online tools for teens to explore their purpose. Both Malin and Bronk are developing new survey tools for measuring purpose – tools that are needed for bigger, more rigorous studies. It’s 12:15 p.m.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

Formerly a district and school-level prevention coordinator, she has been with the nonprofit Committee for Children since 2003, where she is the implementation and training manager.

Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

Olson, PhD, Researcher and Teacher at West Leadership Academy, Denver Public Schools, presented with Carylann Assante, CAE, Executive Director of SYTA and the SYTA Youth Foundation, in “ How We Helped 800 Students Participate in Educational Travel: Proven Tools and Tips.”

New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund


The four focus areas include career credentialing, digital and adaptive learning platforms, STEM and computer science instructional tools and data analytic services for schools. From this second fund New Markets has already made several investments: Practice (formerly ApprenNet), a mobile video-based learning tool; Credly , a digital credentialing platform; and Noodle Partners. New Markets is bringing back a familiar face to steer its next education investment fund.

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3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

Many parents were worried about exposing their children to the emerging new technology, and definitely did not view it as an educational tool. “Every one of us—no matter how much money we have—needs to know that there’s something about us worth giving.” – Fred Rogers.

Know your own strength

Learning with 'e's

And the tools in front of me are giving me the feedback I need. You don't need high tech equipment either, as a Fitbit fitness tracker or other wearable personal metric tool would just as easily do the job. 2003) Assessment for Learning: Putting it into practice.

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