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

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

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

P21 Blogazine

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.

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. .

Going Flat in the Classroom

P21 Blogazine

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

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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Study Finds That If Teachers Make Students “Feel Like They Matter,” Then Behavior Is Better – Who Would Have Thought?

Larry Ferlazzo

In a Eureka Alert summary of a new study ( When mentors do this one thing, it can help reduce teen delinquency ), researchers report that young people with mentors have improved behavior if they “feel like they matter.” ” What does this actually mean?

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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.,

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

No More Stinky PD!

P21 Blogazine

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

P21 Blogazine

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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For Schools, It’s About Who You Know

Digital Promise

Bridwell-Mitchell’s recent study analyzed partnerships between 211 New York City high schools and 1,098 external organizations between 1999 and 2005, examining the correlation between those partnerships and the extent to which each school was already well resourced. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

The districts that use outdated textbooks to teach about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

Many districts still use a book published in 2005 that doesn’t include those topics but does mention segregationist governor James K. Mississippi became one of the first states to make civil rights education a major part of its social studies standards in schools in 2011.

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A Tribute To #SteveJobs

The Web20Classroom

This is his 2005 Commencement Speech at Stanford. I know there will be lots of posts and commentary over the next several days and weeks to one of the greatest innovators that ever lived.

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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?”

An #Edchat Conversation-Howard Rheingold and Critical Thinking

The Web20Classroom

On Wednesday, June 16, at 5pm PDT/ 8pm EST (Convert To Your Local Time Here ), members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat will have the unique opportunity to join Howard Rheingold in a conversation about teaching Critical Thinking.

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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History of civil rights movement gets short shrift in Mississippi classrooms

The Hechinger Report

In the 2015-16 school year, none of the social studies textbooks listed for use in the state’s fourth grade classroom was published before 2005. Photo: Terrell Clark for The Hechinger Report.

Mind-Body Math: Manipulatives in the Digital Age [Infographic]

MIND Research Institute

2005). The mind-body connection is widely accepted in health and wellness, inspiring people to practice yoga or meditation, and for competitive athletes to seek sports psychologists. But what role does the mind-body connection play in the math classroom?

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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How education can prepare for a future that has already arrived?

Indiana Jen

If you compare current developments we are experiencing in phase two, phase one made life in 1940 and 2005 essentially the same. Once again Richard Wells nails the reality of the world our students are in (and that education has yet to catch up to). EDUWELLS.

School Bullying Is Down. Why Don’t Students Believe It?

MindShift

In 2005, 28.5 When asked in 2005 whether bullying was a problem at their school, half said yes. Read this article if you’re having a rough day. This is a rare story about positive social change. Every state now has laws against school bullying. In the past decade, many districts have overhauled discipline policies and created interventions to increase mutual respect at school.

Inmates Use VR To Prepare For Life On The Outside

The Hechinger Report

Since 2005, the United States Supreme Court has battled tirelessly to reduce the brutal mandatory sentences of minors by courts and as a result the sentencing of life without parole for juveniles was made unconstitutional in 2012.

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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Survey Shows Rate of Student Bullying Slowly Decreasing

K-12 Schools - Education News

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.

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Digital Promise Research Map: A Starting Place for Exploring Research on Learning

Digital Promise

Comparing our latest analysis of articles published between 2007 and 2016 to the previous analysis of papers published between 2005 and 2014 provides some insight into how the broad field of learning science is shifting.

6 interactive whiteboard tips

Learning with 'e's

Managers need to win the hearts and minds of teachers if they wish to see IWBs successfully adopted into everyday practice (Wheeler and Winter, 2005). 2005) Winning hearts and minds.

PBL and Design Thinking to Unleash Student Creativity – from Beth

EdTechTeacher

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).

Top ten movies of the year, 1995 edition

Bryan Alexander

My son around the year 2005, with a mysterious piece of technology. So I’ll follow J and P’s game and leap back precisely ten years, and identify the best movies of 2005. And, to be honest, 2005 seems like a weak year in retrospect.

The Fundamental Theorems of Culinary Math

MIND Research Institute

What does math taste like? I was fortunate enough to work alongside Chef Hari Pulapaka during a taste of math event at MIND Research Institute's Deeper Learning Symposium. He walked me through the different ways that flavors balance each other out.

How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout The Day

MindShift

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).

What is the role of the teacher in the online classroom? Connectivism might provide an answer

Neo LMS

By learning together in a learning community, students have the opportunity to extend and deepen their learning experience, test out new ideas by sharing them with a supportive group, and receive critical and constructive feedback.” ( Palloff & Pratt 2005 ).

5 Ways Online Learning Can Open Doors For All Students

EdNews Daily

In 2005, Dr. Bennett was selected as the Polk County Teacher of the Year. According to Babson Survey Research Group , the number of students registered in online courses grew to 5.8 million nationally.

Assessing exports through the lens of innovation

The Christensen Institute

The MFA, which set the rules for worldwide trade in textiles from 1974 to 2004, expired on January 1, 2005. Exports are often seen as a solution to the problem of sustained economic development, and indeed they can be. The East Asian Tigers—Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea—are perhaps the most commonly cited nations that have risen from poverty to prosperity primarily through exports.

Digital Portfolios + Micro-credentials = Massive Impact for Students & Teachers

Digital Promise

2005, September). Assessment. Evaluation. Judgement. Research reveals that students ubiquitously perceive assessment as something that is “done to them [sic] by someone else — and is out of their control.” …very little of the work we give students in school provides them with a sense that they are making a contribution to anything other than their own educational progress toward graduation. Indeed, once the grade is recorded, a huge amount of student work is thrown away.

Making MAKEing More Inclusive

User Generated Education

In an analysis of every MAKE magazine cover since the first issue in 2005–36 in all–Buechley found that the photos portrayed a “very narrow definition” of Maker activities.

A Message from the Future

EdTechTeam

I took this picture of Edge in 2005 on my Palm Treo. In any case, during the first two legs of U2’s Vertigo Tour in 2005, the band played their new song “Miracle Drug” at every concert. This is an excerpt from the first chapter of More Now: A Message From The Future for The Educators of Today by Dr. Mark Wagner, our founder and CEO. This anecdote illustrates the spirit of the book – and why we do the work we do at EdTechTeam.

Learn Why Swivl Is the Perfect Tool For Your Flipped Classroom | @GoSwivl

TeacherCast

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.

The survival of Higher Education (4): 5 key objectives

Learning with 'e's

Technology will need to become more ‘transparent’ (Wheeler, 2005). 2005). This is a continuation of my short series on the future of higher education, and builds on yesterday''s blog post on why Social Web tools are useful to support student learning.

Blogging literature: the Draculablog begins again

Bryan Alexander

Way back in 2005 I was preparing a scholarly edition of Bram Stoker’s Dracula for publication. In May 2005 I fired up a new blog (on Typepad! So much has changed in the digital world since 2005.

Blogging literature: the Draculablog begins again

Bryan Alexander

Way back in 2005 I was preparing a scholarly edition of Bram Stoker’s Dracula for publication. In May 2005 I fired up a new blog (on Typepad! So much has changed in the digital world since 2005.

“How Smart Do You Make Others Around You?” Has Been A Useful Question For Me To Ask In Class

Larry Ferlazzo

© 2005 James Sheriff , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio. Several days ago, I saw a tweet from Amy Fast sharing a quote from author/researcher Shawn Achor: Before, we could only ask questions like “How smart are you?” or “How creative are you?” or “How hard do you work?”