Are You Ready for the End of SQL Server 2005?

EdTech Magazine

By Ryan Petersen The end of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is coming in April. Compliance Data Center Management

School Districts: There's No More Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Support

EdTech Magazine

By Phil Goldstein SQL Server 2005 will no longer receive patches from Microsoft after April 12, pushing school districts to upgrade. Database Software Software

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Schools Face Security Risks as End of Support for SQL Server 2005 Looms

EdTech Magazine

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

Traits of a Successful Online Teacher

Catlin Tucker

2005). Last week, I had the good fortune of stumbling onto John Savery’s article titled “BE VOCAL: Characteristics of Successful Online Instructors” in which he talks about the unique challenges facing teachers who are working with students in the online environment.

10 steps to create a student-driven classroom

Ditch That Textbook

One day back in 2005, my student Malin walked in looking for me. She just wanted to tell me that she used to hate English before I became her teacher. The reason for the change, she said, was that she got to decide a little more herself and that she could learn more because she […]. Guest Blog creative teaching relationships student engagement student voice student-driven classroom

Engaging Parents & Families in Language Learning: Lessons Learned the DCPS Way

Battelle for Kids

Scholars have long known that learning multiple languages benefits overall academic achievement. Research dating back as early as the 1960s demonstrates the positive impact of studying another language on cognitive function.

What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

He was also a school counselor and high school coach prior to taking on an elementary principal position in 2005. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Leadership in this season is difficult.

Why I #LoveTeaching – Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

She has been blogging at the Cool Cat Teacher Blog since 2005 and has traveled the world and written two books about edtech and collaborative technologies.

Migration Plans Ramp Up as the Release of SQL Server 2016 Nears

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan With Microsoft’s latest software just over the horizon, SQL Server 2005 holdouts need to finalize plans for phasing out the unsupported software. .

Multimedia content personalizes learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

It can be called the multimedia learning hypothesis (Mayer, 2005). 2005). Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Josemaría Carazo Abolafia, is an educational researcher and teacher who lives in Spain–and doesn’t own a car!

Sustainability Spotlight: How to Empower Students to Tackle Sustainability Issues

The CoolCatTeacher

He has been involved in research and education since 2005 and has taught a wide array of science courses from middle school through university. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We can tackle sustainability issues by empowering students.

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Going Flat in the Classroom

Battelle for Kids

In his landmark book The World is Flat (2005), his predictions made us rethink our place on this planet. Volume 3, Issue 6, Number 2. Driving Question : What if a high school combines global education, creativity and technology to prepare students for today's flat world? "By

Approaching Marginalized Populations from an Asset Rather Than a Deficit Model of Education

User Generated Education

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.,

Becoming A No Bullying Champion

Battelle for Kids

In 2005, Yale professor Walter Gilliam, shocked anyone listening that 3 year-olds were being expelled at 3 times the rate of children in kindergarten through grade twelve. July 8, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 8, Number 5. Driving Question: When and where do new teachers learn about the bully's? Learning is Impaired when Children are Scared.".

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher, 2016 Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the 2017 NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards.

Goal: Introduce Us to Your School

Teacher Reboot Camp

Bio - Hayfa Majdoub ( @haymajd ) has been teaching English since 2005. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! . “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.”

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What You Can Do to Bring Emotional Intelligence Lessons into the Classroom

Waterford

2005, Child Development, 76(5), pp. Cognition & Emotion, May 2005, 19(3), 313-332. You may be aware of a student’s IQ, but what about their EQ (emotional intelligence quotient)? Emotional intelligence is different from cognitive ability, but it can be just as important.[13]

Goal: Introduce Us to Your School

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.”

Prodigy Ranks Highest for Math Apps That Support Learning [STUDY]

Prodigy

To answer some of those questions, researchers Robin Kay and Jae Yeon Kwak reviewed the relevant literature published from 2005 to […]. Do educators in your building(s) use mathematics apps? How effective are they in helping primary school students learn?

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How Parent Empowerment Can Change Your Classroom for the Better

Waterford

Teachers College Record, October 2005, 107(10), pp. Did you know that when parents play an active role of their child’s education, academic achievement improves, students are more likely to feel confident and self-motivated, and chronic absenteeism drops?

Love Song to My Readers: Cool Cat Teacher’s 10th blog birthday

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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Empatico: A Breakthrough Way to Promote Empathy (And It’s Free)

The CoolCatTeacher

2005). From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Empatico is a free platform, targeted to students aged 7-11, that helps classrooms connect in powerful ways.

How Mississippi made some of the biggest leaps in national test scores

The Hechinger Report

Chamber of Commerce report released that year highlighted a 71-point gap between the percentage of fourth-grade students who scored proficient or above on the state’s reading exam in 2005 and those who scored proficient or above on the 2005 NAEP reading exam.

A Snow Day.but We Stayed at School!

Comfortably 2.0

It was February of 2005. I want you to take 10 seconds to think. Think about the BEST day you have had in your teaching career. What was that day like? What made it the BEST day? I remember mine vividly. It all started out as a regular day, but with a pretty steady snow falling. It was one of those snowfalls that we don't get too often here in Nebraska. There was no wind

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I Connect, Therefore I Learn

Catlin Tucker

2005). Is it possible to learn without being connected? How does the strength of an individual’s network impact their value as an employee? Why should employers encourage their employees to build robust personal and social networks?

Farewell, Lecture?

CUE

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?”

League of Innovative Schools Competency-Based Study Tour

Digital Promise

The state's legislature mandated a shift to competency-based education in 2005 and school districts in the state have since worked to overhaul grading systems , reconfigure learning management tools, and foster community support for the change. Competency-based education focuses on students mastering a specific skill or piece of knowledge.

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No More Stinky PD!

Battelle for Kids

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?

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Getting It Right: What Effective Teachers Tell Us About 21st Century Learning

Battelle for Kids

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?

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Khan Academy’s new ‘Teacher Aid’ tool goes for a test drive in Southern California

FETC Converge

Most people associate Khan Academy with online videos, and that’s largely what it has been since 2005 when founder and CEO Sal Khan began recording instructional clips from his closet to help his cousin better understand math. But that’s slowly starting to change. Read more at EdSurge. Uncategorized online videos remote training school administrators tech tools for administrators training teachers

Internet Safety Month?Rules to Live By

Ask a Tech Teacher

June is National Internet Safety Month , thanks to a resolution passed in 2005 by the U.S. Senate. The goal is to raise awareness about online safety for all, with a special focus on kids ranging from tots to teens. Children are just as connected to the Internet as adults.

How to Prevent the Summer Slide and Help Reduce Educational Inequality

Waterford

Scholastic Instructor, May 2005, 114(8), pp. School’s out, and it’s time for both teachers and students to relax before preparing for next year. But even over summer break, students still need educational opportunities so they can return to school strong and ready to learn more.

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Chegg to Buy Coding Bootcamp Thinkful for $80 Million

Edsurge

For Chegg, founded in 2005, this latest acquisition will expand its direct-to-student learning platform and add more technology career courses. Chegg , a Santa Clara, Calif.-based based publicly traded student services company, plans to buy Thinkful , a Brooklyn-based online coding bootcamp.

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Goal: Inspire Them to Inspire

Teacher Reboot Camp

She graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2005 and also holds an MA in Audiovisual Translation from the University of Surrey. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! . “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.”

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I Am Connected, Therefore I Learn

Catlin Tucker

Learning (defined as actionable knowledge) can reside outside of ourselves (within an organization or a database), is focused on connecting specialized information sets, and the connections that enable us to learn more are more important than our current state of knowing” (Siemens, 2005, p.5).