Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. link] Related: Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?


And as they do their homework on how to set up and run their online programs, some colleges are even looking to other sectors, like the corporate trainings that big companies run for their employees online. Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market.

Learn where menu and toolbar commands are in Office 2010 and related products

Educational Technology Guy

I just recently posted an article with Free Computer Training Resources and another one with a Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more as I''ve been collecting resources for our staff, faculty, and students. We are transitioning from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and, as many of you know, there are major menu changes in terms of where commands are located. computer training free resources Microsoft Office

Google 133

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.

Know your own strength

Learning with 'e's

All of these, and many more metrics can be compared to my achievements on previous visits to the gym, and that also applies to rowing, cycling, cross training and weight training. 2003) Assessment for Learning: Putting it into practice.

Study 46

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


In the early 80s there was much hand-wringing among teachers and education policy-makers regarding how to teach computer literacy given that many teachers did not having sufficient training, and “micro-computers” were prohibitively expensive.

Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

These are not meant to replace the face-to-face training that I do or the other resources I create. This is a great training resource out of the University of South Florida that provides some really basic information for teachers on how to do everything from burning CD''s to using email to hardware/software troubleshooting. Trainning I love my job, but sometimes it can be frustrating trying to meet the needs of all the teachers and staff members in my district.

Personalized Learning at Its Best


Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. Original Article Source: [link].

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?


This tactic has been popular among military training applications for quite some time. If virtual reality is reliable enough to train our armed forces, is there any reason not to implement the same technique at educational institutions across the world?

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.


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. A lot of intervention has been developed, like mindfulness training, restorative practices, et cetera. Research around the way humans learn is booming these days.

Study 171

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

The Hechinger Report

Yet the discourse on prevention has been twisted to focus on whether or not school personnel should have guns and be trained to use them.

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers

The Hechinger Report

NEW ORLEANS —Educator Kristi Walton was born, bred, and trained as a teacher in her hometown of New Orleans. That’s partly because several of the local training programs that provided a pathway into teaching for Walton and countless others no longer exist.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

Preparing for the classroom, system-wide, or state-mandated testing requires organization, training, a great attitude, and patience. For high-stakes testing, attend all scheduled state-mandated meetings and trainings, take notes and ask questions.

5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

It’s often possible to further your training while continuing to teach thanks to self-paced online courses: for example, this comprehensive prep course for Praxis Core exams and Subject Assessments. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Course 130

A VR-based Approach to ADHD


A neural network algorithm trained on the first five experimental subjects was able to accurately recognize the hyperactivity exhibited by the remaining experimental subjects. Based on neurofeedback (NF) training as a neurocognitive treatment in ADHD, the researchers Hudak et al.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. The organization finds and trains mentors from across industries and leverages an online platform to connect them with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. We can use the findings from such analysis in our training of mentors for example.

How To 150

Parkinson’s and the power of business model innovation

The Christensen Institute

ParkinsonNet connects PD patients with certified PD physicians who first had to be trained in the nuance and standards of PD treatment before joining the network. Over half of the adult population in the United States suffers from a chronic disease, and $0.86

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


The Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students ( TRAILS ) program trains K-12 counselors and social workers to teach students how to manage their thoughts, feelings and actions with cognitive behavioral therapy. percent in 2003 to 8.4

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. The world continues to change as a result of technological advances.

iPhone 256

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

Then, after planning meetings with the leadership team, staff spent two of their four summer PD days in training. But despite the success, the administrators aren’t pulling back on the training.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

Roshunda Harris-Allen and Trashonda Dixon in LETRS training. Though her teaching experience and training were in the upper grades, too, she’d been a principal at one of Bethlehem’s elementary schools. You’re not going to take well to this training.'”

Summit Learning Shares Lessons Learned: An Interview with Andrew Goldin


Cuban says that what everyone loved about Summit Public Schools—the network of charter schools launched in California and Washington in 2003 that helped build the Summit Learning program—in those early days was not fully captured in the platform that arose from it. “A

How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum. Costs for whole-school training sessions range from $2,500 to $10,000 depending on location.

How To 114

An upscale Florida auction yields millions for local preschool programs

The Hechinger Report

million from the foundation since 2003. million since 2003, $9 million of which has gone toward early learning programs, said Montecalvo. million from the foundation since 2003. “If

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

eSchool News

Discover why real-life training is integral to their success. He has since served as the Geauga County Sheriff every since his unanimous appointment in 2003. . Date: Wednesday, May 13th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST.

New Markets Venture Partner’s Latest Edtech Fund Closes at $68 Million


In particular, he’s smitten with how learners will be prepared for the emergence of “ new collar ” jobs (a term often attributed to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty) in industries that require technical training but not necessarily a traditional four-year degree. To date, New Markets has invested nearly $30 million across 23 education technology companies since its founding in 2003.

EdTech 112

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

The Hechinger Report

Since 2008, it has spent almost $60 million to hire an additional 270 counselors and provide professional development training at 365 low-income middle and high schools throughout the state, via grants from the Colorado School Counselor Corps.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


When planning a training session there are a few things from the ARCS model to consider… Attention: arouse interest and curiosity Described: Stimulate perceptions (surprise, uncertainty, novelty, juxtapositions). 2003). New York: Free, 2003.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

Parents can be taught to replace serious problem behavior with socially appropriate behavior, and medical personnel can be trained in desensitization techniques that make physical examinations and basic diagnosis possible. Poor social relationships with others can be repaired through skill training, and, most importantly, by carrying out rapport-building procedures that enhance positive interactions. Intervention agents must not only provide parent training (i.e., 2003).

Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

The number of all-important graduate school applications from abroad is down for the second year in a row, according to the Council of Graduate Schools, after increasing every year since 2003. The St. Thomas University School of Law.

Report 107

Disrupting education, the NFL way

The Hechinger Report

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson watches during practice at the NFL football team’s training camp facility, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.

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


From its founding in 2003, Empower’s team has used custom scripts and queries to pull data from SISs to create exportable files to send to their customers nightly. Progress reports go out on Thursday and the teachers are up in arms because they can’t enter scores into their online gradebook.

Data 134

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life


Two seniors, who have been trained to lead the class, are presiding over today’s session on the theme of interpersonal connection. It’s 12:15 p.m.

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

Two seniors, who have been trained to lead the class, are presiding over today’s session on the theme of interpersonal connection.