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

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.

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. .

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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The Nordic Effect: An education paradigm for the world?

Neo LMS

Since 2005 all teachers (even primary school teachers and vocational trainers) are required to achieve at least an MA before being allocated a class.

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.

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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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.".

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.

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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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.”

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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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?”

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 ).

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?

A Call to Remake the Maker Faire

Edsurge

The story starts in 2005 when Dale Dougherty founded MAKE: magazine as a quarterly publication with his long-time business partner, Tim O’Reilly. Google, a newly public business, reported a mere $6 million in revenue at the end of 2005.

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!

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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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).

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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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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To the next President of the World Bank—it’s time to switch it up

The Christensen Institute

In 2005 when Ibrahim decided to sell the company, he did so for a handsome $3.4 Two months ago, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim abruptly resigned, creating an opportunity for new leadership at the world’s foremost development institution.

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.

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).

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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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.

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.

OPINION: 7 in 10 students aren’t writing at grade level — we can do better

The Hechinger Report

Between 2005 and 2012, a teacher-led approach to drilling down to analyze what was missing, called Strategic Inquiry, identified that students across New York City were lacking the writing strategies necessary to communicate complex ideas.

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.

#BecauseofCUE

CUE

An educator for over 25 years, he worked as a teacher, administrator, and professional developer prior to starting at CUE in 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.