Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Robert says, “I created these free Depth of Knowledge matrices that teachers love: [link] Add Robert Kaplinsky to your PLN (Bio As Submitted) Robert Kaplinsky has worked in education since 2003 as a classroom teacher, teacher specialist for Downey Unified School District, instructor for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and presenter at conferences around the world.

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

Since the 1960s, as computers have become cheaper, smaller, and faster, they have replaced many of the routine tasks that people had previously completed, fundamentally changing the task composition of the labor market (Autor, Levy, & Murnane, 2003). 2003). She will be leading a pre-conference workshop on PBL and presenting a number of sessions. This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher.

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STUDENT VOICE: ‘I never imagined that I’d attend a four-year college, especially not while raising and supporting a son’

The Hechinger Report

It took me from 2003 until 2011 to complete the credits needed for my high school diploma. I relied on my support network and resources like the transfer workshops that the college offered. I’m a 36-year-old single mother and a first-generation college student. I’m the older sibling to a brother who is high-functioning on the autism spectrum and a sister who has Down syndrome.

Kia Motors America, DonorsChoose Team Up for Teacher Appreciation

K-12 Schools - Education News

Kia Motors America is teaming up with DonorsChoose to host a number of teacher appreciation events and hands-on project funding workshops for teacher empowerment. Workshops will be held in Mission Valley to discuss best-practices funding for the area. The same workshops will then take place in Phoenix. Oprah plugged the initiative in 2003, calling it “revolutionary.”

Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

The site contains tutorials for all major Microsoft Office Products like Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Access, both the 2003 version and the 2007 version. I have already had several of my teachers tell me that they learned more going through the tutorials on this site then in any previous workshops they had. 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.

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 ). On the other hand, one-shot, “drive-by,” or fragmented, “spray-and-pray” workshops lasting 14 hours or less show no statistically significant effect on student learning ( Darling-Hammond, Wei, Andree, Richardson, and Orphanos, 2009 ).

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The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

EdTechTeacher

David Demming, an economist, updated the work of Levy and Murnane from 2003, shows that those jobs that require social skills and non-routine analytical thinking are increasing while routine ones are decreasing. When Justin and Tom started doing EdTechTeacher workshops, a huge argument was that students would need to sit in a lecture hall and take notes when they got to college. Justin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L.

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

2003). 2003) ‘Creating strategic responses to critical risks facing accounting education’, Issues in Accounting Education, 18(4), 445-462. 1998) ‘A workshop on using small groups effectively,’ AAA Annual Meeting , New Orleans, LS, Continuing Professional Education. The Process. Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom?

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

Workshop and other in-service events are magnified by collaborative, shared-experiences. 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003. “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.” Elbert Hubbard As a second year teacher, I remember being very excited about leading my students to participate in a project-based learning activity.

The Emergency Home Learning Summit Final Week - 24 Amazing Interviews Start Tomorrow

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She has co-organized and hosted workshops in North America and Africa to offer adults guidance on supporting young people taking education into their own hands, focusing on confident autonomy and emergent structure. The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit is in its final week.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

million (Seed) 2016 TAL Education Wonder Workshop $20 million (B) 2016 Sinovation Ventures, WI Harper Group Source: EdSurge, Crunchbase Where Business Booms. TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. Wonder Workshop , which develops robot toys that teach kids how to code.

More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

Beginning in 2003 and continuing consistently thereafter I have depicted learning resources as words in a conversation , and applied the logic of language to the logic of reuse. Is it the time Lumen staff spend each week on the phone, on email, in face-to-face workshops, and in other settings helping people find, use, improve, integrate, and update OER that Stephen thinks should be free?

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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. He has given hundreds of workshops and presentations, nationally and internationally, on topics such as openness in education, networked learning, social media in education, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy.

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Do You Make Your Learning Transparent to Others?

EdTechSandyK

Here are three recent examples from my life: Example One: During a workshop I was leading on Teaching with Multimedia/Digital Storytelling, I could not remember for the life of me how to export PowerPoint slides to.jpg files so they could be imported into Microsoft PhotoStory. (I Answer found and used with in a few moments (It''s under "Save As" by the way; at least in Office 2003 it is). Example Two: This one also comes in a workshop setting.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, in a rather extraordinary move, the state Department of Education mandated that every teacher preparation program in Mississippi require two courses in early literacy to cover what was in the National Reading Panel report. So in 2015, Butler and her colleagues decided to repeat the study they’d done in 2003. Teachers in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, use a curriculum that mixes teacher-directed whole-class phonics lessons with small-group activities.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

His fast and empowering workshops focus on library safety and security issues; patron behavioral problems; customer service tools; and facility security improvements. I graduated from Marshall County High School in 1996 and Murray State University in 2003. Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

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

MindShift

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. Independent workshops at the museum can cost as little as $450. This story about STEM education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for our newsletter. QUINCY, Wash. —

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

This week I had the benefit of attending a two day workshop lead by a master facilitator, Liz Lerman, where we learned about and practiced using her Critical Response Process for giving and getting useful feedback on anything you make - from dance to dessert. And sure enough, the two day workshop left me in the promised state. Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented).

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Luckily for Nyakora — and the patient, Operation’s “Cavity Sam” —the surgery is only a game, part of a stress-management workshop for freshmen and sophomores in a program for underrepresented students here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Gross has delivered 100+ keynotes, workshops, seminars, and webinars on "Libraries = Education," drawing the participation and input of thousands of library professionals from 46 states and more than a dozen countries around the world. We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Needing students, Appalachian colleges reach out to fast-growing Hispanic population

The Hechinger Report

The proportion of students in kindergarten through 12 th grade nationwide that is Hispanic has increased to 25 percent from 19 percent since 2003, while the black, non-Hispanic population has dropped to 16 percent, and the white, non-Hispanic population, to 50 percent from 59 percent. Although the panelists at this year’s workshop were from Tennessee, members of the audience came from throughout the South. Maria Cantu (l.) doesn’t want her daughter Janeth (r.)

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Gross has delivered 100+ keynotes, workshops, seminars, and webinars on "Libraries = Education," drawing the participation and input of thousands of library professionals from 46 states and more than a dozen countries around the world. Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

In order to serve this hidden population, the Senior Services Department in Clayton County, Georgia — where Eschman has raised her grandchildren — started the Kinship Care Program in 2003. Angie Burda, the program’s manager, developed a broad range of services, establishing support groups, educational workshops, and recreational activities for families with children of all ages. Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Gross has delivered 100+ keynotes, workshops, seminars, and webinars on "Libraries = Education," drawing the participation and input of thousands of library professionals from 46 states and more than a dozen countries around the world. We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Now based back in Australia as a consultant, presenter and workshop leader she is kept busy as Director of Learning Confluence, Director and co-founder of Flat Classroom® and Global Collaboration Consultant for THINK Global School. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).

A free sandwich can make the difference for some migrant worker children in college

The Hechinger Report

The federal program, created in 1972 to help children of agricultural workers succeed once they get to college, held workshops on how to cook and counseled Gomez-Delgado on how to pick a roommate, how to interact with his professors and how to apply for a desperately needed part-time job. Nationwide, about one in 10 first-generation students from a low-income family earned a degree within six years (in 2003, the most recent year for which numbers are available).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” The workshop space for “makers” had raised $4.7 (National) Education Politics. “15 Ways Taylor Swift ’s Lyrics Solve Education Policy ’s Most Pressing Issues” is, no doubt, the most godawful white lady thing I’ve seen this week in education news. And that is saying a lot.

It’s Pedagogy Go With Location-Based Mobile Learning At The University Of South Australia

EdNews Daily

We encouraged students to use the resources and guidelines in the LBMLG framework to assist them with the learning task and supported them with virtual classroom workshops and via email. Roger’s past projects have won finalist status in the 2011 Computerworld Honours Program and a Brandon Hall Silver Award for excellence in eLearning in 2003.