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

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).

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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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.

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.

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.

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. .

#BecauseofCUE

CUE

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

A program helps low-income parents graduate at twice the rate of other community college students

The Hechinger Report

Forty-five percent of African-American CPI participants earned a degree or certificate, compared with 17 percent of African-American community college students in Arkansas overall, between 2005 and 2013.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Not all sales executives are created equal: how to democratize high-impact selling

The Christensen Institute

In 2005, when I was in my second year of college, I visited several retail outlets with the goal of buying my first mobile phone. Many, if not most, firms build solutions for the “average” customer. B2B firms ground their marketing in attributes such as account size and product type; B2C firms focus on demographics and psychographics. Both strategies are roadmaps to serve the “average” customer—but innovating toward “average” is doomed to fail.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Higher education must stand up for Puerto Rico

The Hechinger Report

Consequently, mainland colleges must open their doors as they did for New Orleans co-eds who could not return to their campuses in the immediate aftermath of Katrina in 2005; there is a blueprint.

Cutting funds to public higher education: now in New Hampshire

Bryan Alexander

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.

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.

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?

In rural Maine, a university eliminates most Fs in an effort to increase graduation rates

The Hechinger Report

Only 11 percent of the students who entered UMPI in 2005 graduated in four years, and only 30 percent graduated in six — all at a time when the region desperately needs more college grads. Professor Scott Dobrin works with two students inside a lab at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

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.

What Is The Best Handheld Microphone For iPad Recordings? #AskTheTechCoach

TeacherCast

I have talked several times about the equipment that I use in my studio and how I am currently using the Audio Technica 2005 USB mic for my broadcasting. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It.

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.

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.”

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.