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. Over 3 million elementary and secondary school students are suspended a year, and 28% of middle and high school students report being bullied at school. July 8, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 8, Number 5. Driving Question: When and where do new teachers learn about the bully's?

How Parent Empowerment Can Change Your Classroom for the Better


8] Additionally, one study found that when parents are involved in schools, their children are more likely to graduate from high school and attend post-secondary education.[9]. Teachers College Record, October 2005, 107(10), pp.


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On the Impossibility of the Community-based Production of Learning Content

Iterating Toward Openness

It’s generally up to post-secondary teachers “to construct, integrate, and use the materials as fits their needs. In a post this morning, Martin wrote , “We’ve still not really cracked a community based production model for learning content.”

Want to Rethink Education After COVID-19? Creative Solutions Mean Taking More Risks


In 2005, Hurricane Katrina literally washed away the New Orleans public school system. Elementary and secondary schools should safely bring back their special needs, English learners and youngest students with rapid testing and mask-wearing bubbles.

Gale Launches New Accredited Online Adult High School Program to Public Libraries

eSchool News

Additionally, Excel Adult High School is a candidate for accreditation the Middle States Association on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CES). Excel High School is a nonpublic school headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and has been in operation since 2005.

The ‘Katrina-to-Covid Class’: How the coronavirus era affects New Orleans students more acutely

The Hechinger Report

These students trace their earliest memories to 2005. Trevianne and her four older siblings had planned to wait out the 2005 storm in their parents’ home in St. The house flooded up to the ceiling in 2005.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education


Our primary and secondary education systems formed around teachers imparting knowledge. From 2015 to 2019, entrepreneurs created 11 times the number of education unicorns compared to 2005 to 2014. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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Research on early college high schools indicates they may pay for themselves in the long run

The Hechinger Report

Three classes of students (those who started ninth grade in 2005, 2006 and 2007) were followed for six years after high school. T hose with associate degrees earn an additional $224,000, based on prior studies of the returns to post-secondary education.

Women’s History Month should have a place for teachers

The Hechinger Report

Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Between 2005 and 2017, public schools in the U.S. Mary McLeod Bethune with a group of students after resigning as President of Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images.

Preparing Teaching Candidates for Blended and Online Environments

Fractus Learning

Elementary, middle grades, and secondary teaching candidates at Lenoir-Rhyne University have the option of pursuing a track in blended or online learning as part of their teacher preparation program. Secondary education majors in Lenoir-Rhyne’s Master of Arts in Teaching program are presented with the opportunity to obtain a graduate certificate in online teaching and instructional design through a combination of coursework and field experiences. 2005).

Discipline Outdoes Talent—Here’s How

Fractus Learning

In…studies of both secondary school and university students, self-discipline has surpassed intelligence test scores to better predict school performance, attendance, and graduation honors. 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?

Who will Teach the Children?

EdNews Daily

The proportion of these teachers who are fifty or older rose from one in four (24 percent) in 1996 to 42 percent in 2005. The percentage of teacher in their thirties dropped from 37 percent in 1990 to 22 percent in 2005. By Franklin Schargel.

Charitable giving to higher education is now broken

Bryan Alexander

Last year they brought in nearly twice as much as in 2005, according to figures the council provided to The Chronicle, with an increasing number reporting annual contributions of at least $20 million. In 2005 just five colleges raised that much money for sports. In turn those students graduate from secondary schools increasingly segregated by income.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

Between 2005 and 2017, public schools in the U.S. Aggregated over the past 13 years — the length of a child’s elementary and secondary school career — Congress has failed to appropriate $347 billion towards the education of low income students, primarily Black and Brown. Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash.

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

Doug Levin

For each of the three primary (equity-focused) federal educational technology programs authorized by Congress since the passage of the 1994 revision to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), below I provide details on the programs’: legislative authorization (i.e., FY 2005 $496,000,000 (President Bush’s request: $691,800,000). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Michigan School Administrators’ Journey Toward Increased Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Shivers’ key areas of expertise and professional accomplishments are curriculum and instruction, program development and alignment, program evaluation and opening innovative and award-winning secondary school programs (alternative high schools, early college, and honors programs).

4 finalists vie for Superintendent of the Year

eSchool News

During that time, he held the positions of classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of secondary curriculum and superintendent. She worked her way up through the ranks of education administration in both Orange and Albemarle Counties until her appointment as superintendent of Albemarle County Schools in 2005. Winner will be announced in February at AASA conference.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Rangatiratanga: How Tapping Into New Zealand’s Indigenous Concepts Sparked New Educational Gains


In 2005, less than 30 percent passed NCEA 2, the more recent equivalent to School Certificate. Our goal is clear: we want to hold onto our students long enough to accelerate them into a normal performance curve for the population as a whole by the time they reach secondary school. Picture yourself arriving at Sommerville School in Tamaki, one of Auckland’s poorest suburbs. You are formally welcomed by a dozen students, each representing a different school.

A Mississippi youth court judge fights to school-to-prison pipeline

The Hechinger Report

One of the things we do at each of our secondary schools is meet with those parents during registration and talk about how we can help their children stay out of trouble.” ” Rodolfich says they also emphasize a motto Dr. Hank Bounds promoted when he was state superintendent in 2005. PASCAGOULA, Miss.—Just Just a few years ago, sagging pants and disrupting instruction at school were almost certain to land a kid in front of Jackson County Youth Court Judge Sharon Sigalas.

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

The president and founder of Bernstein Strategy Group, Jon Bernstein has been working on education, education technology and telecommunications issues since 1995 and running his own government relations firm since 2005. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Held back, but not helped

The Hechinger Report

Most students lost months or even years of school time after Katrina hit in 2005. Early this past December, the state released guidance to explain how to institute alternatives to retention in fourth grade, to comply with a resolution passed by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in October. But they have much better tools than they did in 2005 when the retention policy was put into place,” he said.

New Orleans finally has control of its own schools, but will all parents really have a say?

The Hechinger Report

For a decade, the state ran most of the schools in New Orleans from afar, after state lawmakers voted in 2005 to hand over most of the majority-black city’s public schools to the state-run Recovery School District in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina. The decision was meant to help the city during a time of crisis, with a secondary benefit of uprooting corruption that had plagued the schools for years.

These formerly homeless single moms beat the odds and are now college grads

The Hechinger Report

Leave this field empty if you're human: Although started in 1995, the Family Scholar House program could serve only a small number of women at a time until 2005. Residents must enroll in a post-secondary program full-time and meet with academic and family counselors at least twice a month. Nikka Norman, a nursing student at the University of Louisville, helps her daughter, Ariyah, with a snack. Photo: Meredith Kolodner/The Hechinger Report. LOUISVILLE, Ky. —

How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations


Excerpted from “ Mindfulness in the Secondary Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Adolescents ,” (c) 2019 by Patricia C. Oliva & Piqueras, 2016; Simons & Gaher, 2005). The mental advances that secondary school teachers recognize in their students, such as the ability to reason abstractly or to take the perspective of others, also come with a price. She is the author of “ Mindfulness in the Secondary Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Adolescents.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Most recently he served as the WMU Coordinator for the “Kalamazoo Promise” which began in November 2005. The Kalamazoo Promise provides four year post-secondary scholarships for every graduating high school student in Kalamazoo the Promise has been the catalyst for educational reform and area economic/community development. From 1990 to 1996 he served as co-director for a Kellogg Foundation project dealing with the restructuring of a secondary school in Kalamazoo.

Live (Early) Friday February 24th with Dennis Littky on Big Picture Schools Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is nationally known for his extensive work in secondary education in urban, suburban, and rural settings, spanning over 40 years. In 2004, he (along with Samantha Grabelle) published a book about the Big Picture Learning design entitled The Big Picture: Education is Everyone’s Business , which went on to win the Association of Educational Publishers’ top award for nonfiction in 2005.

A Teacher’s Guide to Communicating with Generation X, Y, and Z Parents


6] Millennials are no longer elementary or secondary students themselves, though they may still be students in college or graduate school. Journal of Instructional Psychology, March 2005, 32(1), pp. You may know your ABCs but what about your XYZs, as in generations?

Special Webinar - Live from the Middle East: Classroom Connections Amidst Political Changes

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Since 1988, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) has pioneered the educational use of innovative communications technology and teacher professional development to facilitate on-line collaborative project-based learning in elementary and secondary schools in 130 other countries worldwide. She finished secondary education in Tunis then studied at La Sorbonne University, Paris, where she received degrees in English Literature and American Civilization.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

For this story, reporters analyzed every available open-enrollment charter application approved between 2005 and 2015 — the decade after Katrina. Educational consultant Leslie Jacobs, a former member of the state Board of Education, notes that growth predictions that fell short likely were dragged down by students who had attended low-performing schools before 2005 and then returned to classes in New Orleans after missing months, even years, of schooling.

A crash course on trauma-informed teaching

The Cornerstone for Teachers

One of the best definitions I’ve heard of trauma comes from researchers Rice and Groves (2005): trauma is an exceptional experience in which powerful and dangerous events overwhelm a person’s capacity to cope. Teachers can experience a sort of secondary PTSD from dealing with students’ responses to trauma all day. This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I’m giving you an overview of and a solid foundation for understanding trauma-informed teaching practices.

A learner's curriculum

Learning with 'e's

After his eventual retirement, he continued his research, and in 2005 published what I consider to be one of his most significant contributions to the education literature. The criticism of this approach is that knowledge is secondary to experience, and that too much school time is wasted on play and experimentation. I worked for several years alongside Professor Mike Newby, who at the time was serving as Dean of the Faculty of Education at Plymouth University.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Prior to joining ESR, Wolk served as a program associate with The Education Alliance at Brown University where she served on the core work group with the National Association of Secondary School Principals to write Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform (NASSP 2004), and Breaking Ranks in the Middle (NASSP 2007). Joe DiMartino is president of the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Inc.

Can a Truly Student-Centered Education Be Available to All?


Big Picture Learning has made sure that outside evaluators are monitoring its work, including a longitudinal study on post-secondary activities of its graduates that shows that the vast majority are either in college or employed in meaningful work. Unschooling is a hotly debated topic on MindShift. This subset of home schooling, which doesn’t use any set curriculum and is instead directed by the child’s interests, is vastly different from traditional public and private schools.

High school should be more like preschool

The Hechinger Report

But Bobbi Macdonald has modeled City Neighbors, opened in 2010, on the elementary school she founded in Baltimore in 2005, which was designed in the Reggio Emilia tradition. The looming end-goals of high school — like passing graduation tests, earning a diploma and applying for post-secondary education — can get in the way of replicating the freer spirit of early childhood.