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

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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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

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.,

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).

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.

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.

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).

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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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. .

African-American boys who tell better stories as preschoolers may learn to read more quickly

The Hechinger Report

They were tracked from the age of about 8 months until they finished sixth grade in 2005. In this file photo, a Mississippi kindergarten student thinks about how to correct a sentence written on the white board during class Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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?”

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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Teachers: 3 ways technology can make learning visible, easily

eSchool News

The Apple App Store wasn’t invented until 2008, the iPhone in 2007, Google Maps in 2005, Facebook in 2004—before 1999, most laptops didn’t even have wifi. John Hattie’s meta-study, Visible Learning (2009), changed the way we think about what works in the classroom.

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.

Still more small colleges under threat

Bryan Alexander

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.

Nearly half of education-vendor websites tested had security problems, audit reveals

The Hechinger Report

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.

QS World University Rankings 2018: The Global Trends

EdNews Daily

Delft University of Technology (54 th ) achieves its highest position since 2005, and surpasses the University of Amsterdam – perennially the Netherlands’ leading university. Jack Moran. Education Writer and Rankings Auditor. QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

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.

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.

Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding

TeachThought - Learn better.

Sometime around 2005 I think, I was walking through the booths at a major conference. Grant Wiggins, Champion Of Understanding. by Terry Heick.

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.

Bloom reheated

Learning with 'e's

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.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

FY 2005 $496,000,000 (President Bush’s request: $691,800,000). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Notes on Open Pedagogy

iterating toward openness

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.

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Maker Movement pioneer offers sage advice to creative educators – Dale Dougherty, USA

Daily Edventures

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.

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.”

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.

Good news for college applicants: Getting in is easier than they think

The Hechinger Report

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.

Data Security and International Travel

ProfHacker

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.

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6 Ways Awesome Administrators Help New Teachers Face the First Year with a Smile

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

Another small college is closing, unless a for-profit buys it

Bryan Alexander

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?

10 Ways to Use Google Maps in the Classroom

The Thinking Stick

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.

Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016

Discovery Education

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.

Fueled by Big Rounds, Edtech Funding Surges to $887M in First Half of 2017

Edsurge

2U 2008 2014 $665M (IPO) Archipelago Learning 2000 2012 $302M (acquired by PLATO Learning) Chegg 2005 2013 $830M (IPO) Connections Education 2001 2011 $400M (acquired by Pearson) HigherOne 2000 2012 $260M (acquired by Blackboard) Instructure 2008 2014 $487M (IPO) K12.com 2000 2007 $725M (IPO) Relias Learning 2002 2014 $540M (acquired by Bertelsmann) RuffaloCODY 2000 2013 $252 million (acquired by Summit Partners) Wireless Generation 2000 2010 $400 million (acquired by News Corp.).

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Going Places! The Google Cardboard Book

EdTechTeam

Army with a tour of duty in Iraq in 2005. I received this book by Holly Clark , Sylvia Duckworth , Jeffery Heil , David Hotler , Donnie Piercey , & Lisa Thumann the other day and within two days I had scoured through it, tabbed some pages, and started formulating some ideas.

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States can change the way they think about education, but will they?

The Hechinger Report

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.

Discipline Outdoes Talent—Here’s How

Fractus Learning

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?

Charting the future of competency-based education policy

The Christensen Institute

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

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.