How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. 7) World Leader Twitter assignment —Choose to portray one of 200 world leaders during the semester and tweet at least twice a day about what that leader is doing, thinking, feeling, where he or she is, and with whom he or she is meeting. Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @angela_watson.

Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

The Office 2010 course is great and I am sharing it with our users to help them transition from Office 2003 to Office 2010 because of the different menu system. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) Anyone who uses Twitter regularly will tell you that they meet many people online who have a mutual interest, and often find their connections through other people they mutually follow.

4 Ways to Cultivate Motivation in Your Students

The CoolCatTeacher

How to Become a Master at Student Motivation From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Larry Ferlazzo began teaching in 2003 after working as a community organizer for nearly twenty years.

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Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

A Post written for Edutopia From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003). Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN).

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003).

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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g.

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

Educational Technology Guy

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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. I just found another great resource on Microsoft Office.

Google Docs can import old Office Formats, but exports them as new format

Educational Technology Guy

This may cause a little bit of an issue with some users, including schools still stuck in Windows XP and Office 2003 or earlier. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google Docs will no longer export files into the old Microsoft Office Formats (.doc,xls,ppt). doc,xls,ppt). Instead, it will download the files as.docx,xlsx, and.pptx. You can also still download files in.odt,rtf,pdf.txt formats. This will also affect Google Apps accounts.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

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]. Since 2003, more than 3.7 Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. In October 2006, thirteen-year-old Megan Meier hung herself in her bedroom closet after suffering months of cyberbullying.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 100 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

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Rethinking How Scholarship Works at MLA17

ProfHacker

Dan Anderson, “Making on the Edge of Chaos: Recasting Scholarship Through Digital Mindfulness” features a series of scholarly articles published by Anderson in the journal Kairos from 1998, 2003, and 2012.

Thinking Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute

The CoolCatTeacher

Rody Boonchouy on episode 139 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He began his career teaching overseas, and in 2003 founded a New Tech Network school in Davis, CA.

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Right after the announcement broke Twitter lit right up with questions, pleas, mourning, and brainstorming. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Yesterday many of us learned to our shock that the New Media Consortium ( NMC ) was going to be liquidated.

Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

In his 2003 book 'Six Degrees', Duncan Watts expounded the idea of being connected in the digital age, drawing upon the theories of psychologist Stanley Milgram. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Twitter exploded with selfies of female engineers of all backgrounds and male engineers of color declaring they looked like engineers, too.

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More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood

MindShift

The researchers’ final data set comprised nearly 1 million Danes who were born between 1985 and 2003 and for whom they had longitudinal records of mental health, socioeconomic status and place of residence. You can follow him on Twitter: @evolambert.

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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

For updates on the programming, follow #SpotlightEduPBS and #amgrad on Twitter. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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Fatal Failure: High Tech School Fails!

The Electric Educator

In 2003 Microsoft and the city of Philadelphia set out to build the " School of the Future." You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). In 2006, the school opened and touted a 1-1 laptop program, campus-wide WiFi, an innovative schedule, and "project based learning." Three years later, the school has been labeled a failure by the American Enterprise Institute.

How To Make A Civics Education Stick

MindShift

At one Florida middle school, students learned about laws by writing bills — and in 2003, one of those bills made it to the Florida legislature. You can unfriend someone on Facebook or mute specific phrases on Twitter. How do you teach kids to be active participants in government?

The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Right after the announcement broke Twitter lit right up with questions, pleas, mourning, and brainstorming. I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Yesterday many of us learned to our shock that the New Media Consortium ( NMC ) was going to be liquidated.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Reddit and Tumblr played huge roles in disseminating political information during the past election season. Hoax-Slayer : Australian Brett Christensen has been debunking email and social media hoaxes and spam since 2003.

How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

People posting on Facebook and Twitter said Anchalee was too attractive to be an actual software engineer and must be a model. Twitter exploded with selfies of female engineers of all backgrounds and male engineers of color declaring they looked like engineers, too.

Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. Follow @WanderfulBooks on Twitter! Brøderbund''s Living Books Are Back for the iPad & iPhone Thanks to Wanderful Books !

It's Raining! Why Texas Should Use the Rainy Day Fund

EdTechSandyK

In 2003, to deal with the last economic downturn, the Legislature appropriated $1.3 Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs are wonderful, but it is my opinion that the most compelling conversations, the ones that move people to action, are the ones that take place in person.

The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Facebook Twitter. A 2003 paper by the economists Brian Jacob of the University of Michigan and Steven Levitt of the University of Chicago analyzed test answers from the Chicago Public Schools. The Atlanta Cheating Verdict: Some Context.

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

“Black students who started college in 2003 had a 50–50 chance of defaulting on their federal student loans, according to a new analysis of government data – a virtual coin-flip of default that stands in stark contrast with a 21% default rate for white borrowers,” Buzzfeed reported in October. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003,” Inside Higher Ed reported in November.

4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 1

The Electric Educator

Vrasidas & Zembylas (2003 in Rice 2006) identified high quality materials and frequent teacher-student interaction as key components to student success. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash).

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

ISTELIB on Twitter. link] (2003). This past week in Philadelphia I participated in a meeting that launched the year-long process of refreshing ISTE’s Standards for Students.

“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. A recent report by the US Department of Education showed that 48 percent of bachelor’s degree students between 2003 and 2009 left the STEM fields. Website I check every day: Twitter. Szymon Machajewski has two passions: education and technology. By combining them both, he and his students are innovating together every day, both in person, and online.

The Serious & Historic Importance of Media Literacy | Downloadable Posters for Media Literacy Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

See [link] How many have died just in Iraq since the 2003 invasion (see [link] )? Media Literacy Week is November 5 - 9 , spearheaded by the National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

million people since 2003.” ” Highlights of her post include a white guy from Google calling her out on Twitter for speaking her mind. Education Politics. One of the big stories this week: the US Department of Education ’s announcement about which “non-traditional providers” ( MOOCs , coding bootcamps ) will be eligible for financial aid as part of its EQUIP experiment. More details in the for-profit higher ed section below.

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“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It Whether through her Edtech blog , Twitter or Skype, Wiscount is committed to opening doors for her students and for other teachers. “I Website I check every day: Twitter. When you’ve been teaching for more than 30 years like Dr. Melanie Wiscount has, you have seen a lot of changes. For Wiscount, embracing the change is the only way forward.

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

So.even though I''m very transparent about my practice and profession here and on the Twitters I kept pretty mum about the fact that I was applying to the Google Teacher Academy cause I guess I didn''t want to jinx it, humiliation, you know.the usual! grins] I already have Twitter for that!

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

Facebook Twitter. Twitter. Facebook Twitter. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003. A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America. May 12, 2015 10:08 AM ET.