Schools Face Security Risks as End of Support for SQL Server 2005 Looms
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Frank Smith Microsoft will end security support for SQL Server 2005 in April 2016, and schools must prepare to upgrade. By Phil Goldstein, D. Data Center Database Software Hardware Servers Software
School Districts: There's No More Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Support
APRIL 12, 2016
By Phil Goldstein SQL Server 2005 will no longer receive patches from Microsoft after April 12, pushing school districts to upgrade. Database Software Software
Are You Ready for the End of SQL Server 2005?
JANUARY 8, 2016
By Ryan Petersen The end of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is coming in April. Compliance Data Center Management
Approaching Marginalized Populations from an Asset Rather Than a Deficit Model of Education
User Generated Education
MAY 8, 2016
There is a growing body of research that urges schools to acknowledge the social and cultural capital present in communities of color and poor communities (Moll & Greenberg, 1990; Gonzalez, 2005; Yosso, 2005). Too often marginalized populations (e.g.,
How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout The Day
APRIL 18, 2017
After these shorter recesses, students appeared to be more focused in the classroom (Pellegrini, 2005). They also found that the children were less focused when the timing of the break was delayed—or in other words, when the lesson dragged on (Pellegrini, 2005).
Love Song to My Readers: Cool Cat Teacher’s 10th blog birthday
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Cool Cat Teacher, established December 9, 2005 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On this day in 2005, I started blogging. I remember when my students first collaborated live in a document in 2005 on Writely.
PBL and Design Thinking to Unleash Student Creativity – from Beth
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
In his 2005 Scientific American Mind article, Unleashing Creativity , Ulrich Kraft explained that creativity could be nurtured, arguing that new solutions emerge from configuring existing knowledge and understanding in infinite and unique ways. 2005).
Getting It Right: What Effective Teachers Tell Us About 21st Century Learning
NOVEMBER 29, 2015
In School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results , Waters, Marzano, & McNulty (2005) identify 21 leadership responsibilities that have a significant effect on student achievement. Volume 2, Issue 14, Number 1. Driving Question: What Does A Hard Look at Principal's PD Teach Us?
Nearly half of education-vendor websites tested had security problems, audit reveals
The Hechinger Report
DECEMBER 13, 2016
More than 780 breaches in schools, resulting in the disclosure of more than 14,790,000 records, have been reported since 2005, according to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse , a California-based nonprofit consumer advocate. Credit: Frazer Hudson/Getty Images.
Still more small colleges under threat
APRIL 2, 2016
Readers will recognize enrollment decline, revenue declining, and tuition rising: Dowling’s enrollment peaked at 6,379 in 2005 but dropped to 2,453 by the fall of 2014. An Associated Press article describes more American small colleges under threat. On the list are Dowling College , Trinity Lutheran University , and Iowa Wesleyan University. Dowling is a good example of the kinds of threats higher ed is facing, and is the article’s focal point.
Survey Shows Rate of Student Bullying Slowly Decreasing
K-12 Schools - Education News
MAY 22, 2015
That number is down 6 percentage points from numbers in 2011 and is the lowest rate since the National Center for Education Statistics began tracking bullying in 2005, writes Associated Press.
DECEMBER 25, 2016
Eric Mazur (©2005 Stu Rosner). A selection of this post appears in the Winter, 2016 issue of OnCUE as our 5 Trends to Love/5 Trends to Lose series. This is in the Lose list. To read the full text of “Farewell, Lecture?” ” follow this link. link]. “Farewell, Lecture?”
Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning
APRIL 30, 2016
Newly published, peer-reviewed research out of Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine suggests that one-to-one laptop programs improve student academic achievement in K-12 classrooms. The primary author of the study ( Binbin Zheng, Ph.D.
Goal: Introduce Us to Your School
Teacher Reboot Camp
SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
Bio – Hayfa Majdoub ( @haymajd ) has been teaching English since 2005. Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful ! “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.”
Learning with 'e's
JUNE 23, 2012
Overbaugh and Schultz (2005) suggest that in Anderson's model, Bloom's Synthesis is replaced by 'Creating', and that Bloom's 'Evaluation' and 'Synthesis' therefore trade places. 2005) Bloom's Taxonomy.
Notes on Open Pedagogy
iterating toward openness
MARCH 1, 2016
An early example: Students’ additions of new characters to A Conversation about Learning Objects back in 2005. Mary and Amanda wrote a great post yesterday about BCCampus’ upcoming plans around open pedagogy.
Maker Movement pioneer offers sage advice to creative educators – Dale Dougherty, USA
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Dougherty’s company, Maker Media, produces both the magazine, which launched in 2005, and Maker Faire, which was first held in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006.
Charting the future of competency-based education policy
The Christensen Institute
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Although New Hampshire’s bold mandate in 2005 eliminated the Carnegie Unit from the state’s high school graduation requirements, a decade later Leather’s concept of statewide competency-based policy goes far beyond eradicating the credit hour.
How independent schools can ward off disruption
The Christensen Institute
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Indeed, NCES data shows that the country’s total private school enrollment has been decreasing since 2005. Anna Gu, formerly a research assistant at the Clayton Christensen Institute, and I coauthored this piece. The prospect of disruption looms on the horizon for many of America’s independent schools.
Report that says online learning growth is slowing misses big picture
The Christensen Institute
APRIL 23, 2015
Initially, the research arguably gave a reasonably complete view of the state of online learning in all of higher education, as it showed online learning growing rapidly with growth rates of over 20 percent in 2003, 2005, and 2009.
Data Security and International Travel
MARCH 3, 2017
I have been going back and forth between the US and Canada my entire life, but much more frequently since moving here in 2005. I just found out that I’ve been accepted to present at this summer’s Digital Humanities Conference in Montreal.
Good news for college applicants: Getting in is easier than they think
The Hechinger Report
MARCH 8, 2017
Four-year schools received an average of 94 percent of their applications online in the fall 2013, the most recent period for which the figures are available, up from 49 percent in 2005, the National Association for College Admission Counseling reported.
Learn Why Swivl Is the Perfect Tool For Your Flipped Classroom | @GoSwivl
AUGUST 19, 2015
He was named 2005 Teacher of the Year Runner-Up and Intel Teach to the Future Master Teacher. He was named 2005 Teacher of the Year Runner-Up and Intel Teach to the Future Master Teacher. One of the hottest devices being showcased this year at the ISTE conference was Swivl.
U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role
APRIL 21, 2016
FY 2005 $496,000,000 (President Bush’s request: $691,800,000). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.
Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016
DECEMBER 20, 2016
A 2005 study concluded that the professionalism teacher leadership has the potential to build—one that is based on trust, recognition, empowerment, and support—can improve teaching and learning in schools. With 2016 quickly coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what the year brought us.
6 Ways Awesome Administrators Help New Teachers Face the First Year with a Smile
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Inzer and Crawford 2005 ). Leadership and Support of the New Teaching Professional From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The first year is the toughest. Pretty much every teacher will tell you that. It is when the students will try you.
Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding
TeachThought - Learn better.
MAY 27, 2015
Sometime around 2005 I think, I was walking through the booths at a major conference. Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding. by Terry Heick.
Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
STEMtistic of the Month: A 2005 survey of patent grantees showed that 50 percent of inventions come as a result of “serendipitous” processes – in other words, happy accidents! . February 11th is National Inventors Day!
10 districts that have seen big blended learning success
OCTOBER 21, 2015
In 2005 the district founded Rio Rancho Cyber Academy, the accredited, diploma-granting school for nearly 170 students in grades 6-12. Edgenuity highlights schools, districts implementing blended learning.
Another small college is closing, unless a for-profit buys it
JUNE 4, 2016
New York’s Dowling College has been in financial trouble for a while. Now its leadership have decided to shut the campus down. And so another American higher education institution dies. The culprits were – do I need to write them again?
Discipline Outdoes Talent—Here’s How
DECEMBER 21, 2016
For school performance, “discipline outdoes talent,” concluded researchers Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman (2005, 2006).” One simple letter. The grade we never want to have to give. Are some students simply doomed to low marks forever?
States can change the way they think about education, but will they?
The Hechinger Report
OCTOBER 24, 2016
In 2005 the state abolished “seat time” rules – which gave students credit based on how many hours they sat at a desk in front of a teacher; instead students must show mastery over the subject before moving on.
10 Ways to Use Google Maps in the Classroom
The Thinking Stick
MARCH 5, 2015
Here’s a map that I created for friends that came to visit while we lived in Shanghai, China from 2005 – 2008. Google Maps has been out for 10 years now.
Why the Black Lives Matter movement has to take on charter schools
The Hechinger Report
AUGUST 9, 2016
In September of 2005, the board placed all school employees on disaster leave, meaning they would receive no pay or benefits until the schools reopened. Black school systems are treated like black men and women in America.
Scaling Flipped Learning: Part 2
Turning Learning On Its Head
JUNE 19, 2016
In 2005, Patricia Cross wrote an article entitled: “ What Do We Know About Students’ Learning and How Do We Know it ?”She Individual teachers across the world who are flipping their classes, are often working in isolation and small pockets.
Cutting funds to public higher education: now in New Hampshire
APRIL 13, 2015
A new instance comes from New Hampshire, whose House of Representatives recently votes to cut its major public university system ‘s budget back to 2005 levels. I’ve been tracking a wave of American states pushing for cuts to higher education this year. The budget passed by the House is a 9 percent cut to the current level of state support the [University System of New Hampshire] receives, and that is very disappointing,” UNH President Mark Huddleston said.
21st Century Literacy, Communication, and Blogging
APRIL 15, 2014
2005; Leu, Zawilinski, et al., What does it mean to be literate? Traditionally, being literate meant the ability to read and write, a trademark of being educated. In essence, it meant the ability to communicate face-to-face and in writing.