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

Student & Teacher Perception Surveys: Elevating Stakeholder Voice for 20 Years

Education Elements

In the fall of 2005, I sat down at my desk in Mr. Powers’ 11th-grade history class and was asked to complete a survey. This was an interesting and surprising development, as no one in my 12 years of schooling had thought to ask my opinion about anything.

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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

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Additionally, Mitch co-founded Academic Business Advisors in 2005, to help organizations reach teachers and students in the US. If you are at all interested in what Mitch did before 2005, buy him a glass of wine and ask.

A Timeline of Social Studies Education in America


Source Information: 1820s ; 1898 ; 1960 ; 1916 ; 1921 ; 1929 / 1929 ; Late 40s - early 50s ; Late 50s - early 70s / Late 50s - early 70s ; 1965 ; 1980s ; 1983 ; 1994 ; 1999 ; 2001 ; 2005 ; 2010 ; 2013 ; 2012 - 2018 / 2012 - 2018 ; 2020. Design credit: Erin Horlacher. Full sized image here.

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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. . Data Center Data Center Optimization Software Upgrades

Why most schools won’t ‘reinvent’ themselves after the pandemic

Dangerously Irrelevant

2005). A number of folks have been eagerly encouraging schools to ‘reinvent’ themselves after the pandemic. Here is a smattering of such articles: A time for disruptive innovation in education. COVID-19 as a catalyst for educational change.

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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.".

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 By 'flat' I did not mean that the world is getting equal. I said that more people in more places can now compete, connect and collaborate with equal power and equal tools than ever before.

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.

Launch of my new website!

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

There may be more of a few of you smirking that launching a website is so 2005 of me, and you'd be right. A short announcement today! I've just launched my professional educator website.created with Google Sites, of course! It's linked to a domain I've owned for years: I now have a job-agnostic site that has the following: My educational biography. Publications (things that I have written).

10 edtech experts you should follow


She began her popular blog Cool Cat Teacher in 2005, and in 2017 she launched a podcast, 10-Minute Teacher Show. Integrating technology into instruction and learning is a way of life for educators today. But it can be a struggle to understand how to use classroom technology in meaningful ways.

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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., some populations of people of color, students from lower economic communities) are approached with a deficit model.

Playlists vs. Choice Boards: What is the difference?

Catlin Tucker

When I facilitate training sessions on playlists, I use a backward design approach to guide teachers through the process (Wiggins & McTighe, 2005). This week, I received a comment to my blog asking: What do you feel is the biggest difference between playlists and choice boards?

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How to Talk About Sustainability In Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Some of the ice caps she studied in 2005 are now completely gone. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Caring for our earth is a focus of Earth Day.

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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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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!

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.

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


How Young Is Too Young to Learn to Read?


Scientific Studies of Reading, 2005, 9, pp. The key to lasting success in school is teaching academic skills as soon as a child is ready to learn. But how do we know when they’re ready? Is it ever too early to instill a love of reading ? When Do Children Learn to Read?

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Capstone and Buncee Invite Classrooms to Help Share Holiday Cheer “Holiday Hugs” Program To Bring Messages and Books to Patients at Children’s Minnesota

eSchool News

After my mother was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2005, we spent a couple of years at a wonderful hospital, MD Anderson in Houston, TX. We had no idea that our mother’s final Christmas would be in 2005. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.

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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June is Internet Safety Month

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.

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.” ” – Scott Hayden. Our newest goal for 2015 is from Hayfa Majdoub from Tunisia ! Goal: Introduce us to your school. To complete this goal: Create a video, digital flyer, or digital poster showcasing your school.

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Coping with COVID in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

She graduated with a BS in Education in 2005 and set out to teach in the gorgeous green Pacific Northwest, where she and her husband lived. A lot of teachers are also authors. In an effort to spotlight their two hats, I feature teacher-authors on both my writing and education blogs.

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


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]

110% humidity, 100% human collaboration

eSchool News

I had the opportunity to welcome the group and felt compelled to share a story about one of my previous visits to New Orleans in 2005, about a week after Hurricane Katrina made landfall.

Share Some Holiday Cheer with a Holiday Hug!


Between the years of 2005 and 2006, I spent many days at MD Anderson with my mother while she was undergoing surgery and receiving treatment for stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. I didn’t know then that the last Christmas I would spend with my mother would be in 2005.

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.” ” – Scott Hayden. Goal: Create a video, digital flyer, or digital poster showcasing your school. Hayfa Majdoub, a teacher in Tunisia, suggested this goal.

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? Established learning theories, like behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism, are grounded in the idea that learning occurs inside the human brain. However, technological advances are challenging that assumption.

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. Between 2005 and 2017, Mississippi increased its scores in all grade and subject areas of the national exam.

Farewell, Lecture?


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?” ” originally appeared in Science Vol 323, Issue 5910, 02 Jan 2009.

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


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? Is it worth using math apps at all and, if so, what types should you use? The post Prodigy Ranks Highest for Math Apps That Support Learning [STUDY] appeared first on Prodigy Math Blog.

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8 Home Learning Tips: How Teachers Can Help Parents Adjust to Remote or Hybrid Learning


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2005, 20(1), pp. As remote or hybrid learning continues across the country, establishing home learning routines is more crucial than ever. Educators understandably continue to worry about learning gaps caused by COVID-19, but bringing parents into the conversation can be an excellent way to improve outcomes for students who are learning at home.

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). Is it possible to learn without being connected to a network of other people? Click To Tweet.

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. Episode 392 with Amy Burns on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Master music teacher Amy Burns shares how her music students use Seesaw as a place for performance and sharing with parents and grandparents.

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? We know that effective principals are key to student learning. Research in the last decade shows that school leadership can have a significant effect on student achievement.

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