Digging among the Swedes

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Pin Add from Flickr I gave a paper at the EDEN conference in Vienna in June this year, and afterwards I was approached by a Swedish delegate. We talked briefly (as you do) about my research and I casually remarked that Sweden was the only Nordic country I had never visited. Pleasant chap.

Using Blog Tools Since 2006

Learning With Lucie

I would have to say that my experience started in the late 90's when were first learned how to publish on the web using HTML and FTP, but in 2006 when I discovered blogging tool I quickly knew that a new digital portfolio platform had been born.

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[GUEST POST] WHY PERSONALIZED LEARNING IS IMPERATIVE

Education Elements

When I started writing Disrupting Class in 2006, I was stunned to learn that our school systems—not just in the United States, but throughout most of the world—were not built to optimize learning. They were built to standardize the way we teach and test and for sorting. Personalized Learning Blended Learning

Happy 12th birthday, Dangerously Irrelevant!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I’ve been at this since 2006 and every time I write here my heart sings (2,218 posts and counting!). Today is this blog’s 12th birthday. But… lately I’ve been quiet in this space.

20 Classroom Management Strategies and Techniques [+ Downloadable List]

Prodigy

Unfortunately, 2006 research […]. Paper airplanes fly across the room. Students race between desks. You can’t get a word in, as they yell over you.

The Changing Roles of Teachers: What Research Indicates. Part I of II

P21 Blogazine

Teachers have been prepared in very traditional ways to address these specific domains (Darling-Hammond, 2006). Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 3. Driving Question: How Do Changing Times Impact the Description of Teacher Effectiveness? When we think of the classroom teacher's roles and responsibilities, most likely planning instruction, delivering instruction, assessing student learning, and managing the classroom environment come to mind (Stronge, 2007).

5 Ways Online Learning Can Open Doors For All Students

EdNews Daily

In 2006, I became the first Dean of the College of Education at SEU and served in that capacity until 2012. In 2006, he was named the Florida Teacher of the Year, an honor that put him in the national competition with the top teachers from every state.

The #2GuysShow #14: Wes Fryer

Two Guys and Some iPads

His blog, “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” ( www.speedofcreativity.org ) was selected as the 2006 “Best Learning Theory Blog” by eSchoolnews and Discovery Education, and is utilized regularly by thousands of educators worldwide.

Sharing is Caring – Reflections of a Connected PE Teacher

Teacher Tech

Blog Post – Sharing is Caring By Guest Blogger Victor Kass When I broke into the teaching ranks in 2006, I never imagined how important sharing is within our profession. As a newbie, I figured I would be constructing most of my lessons and assessments from scratch and, as a result, the first few years would […]. Blog Entries Twitter

How Vulnerability Can Make Your Classroom a Safer Place

The CoolCatTeacher

Michelle Cottrell-Williams @WakeHistory has taught in the Social Studies Department at Wakefield High School in Arlington, VA since 2006.

How a struggling school for Native Americans doubled its graduation rate

The Hechinger Report

In 2006, the Native American Community Academy (NACA) launched as a charter school in Albuquerque with the aim of increasing college enrollment in tribal communities, partly by incorporating native culture into the curriculum.

Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Earns AdvancED Accreditation

techlearning

Founded in 2006, AdvancED is a non-profit organization that conducts on-site reviews of a variety of educational institutions and systems. Massachusetts Mayflower Academy, a nonprofit online private high school operated by The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.),

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Reconnecting Your Students to the Lessons of Nature

The CoolCatTeacher

According to a 2015 Outdoor Recreation report (linked in resources) , outdoor recreation is at its lowest levels since the report began in 2006. 2015 Education Recreation Participation Report found that outdoor recreation is at the lowest levels since the report began in 2006.

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How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

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Why All Educators Need SAMR And TPACK

The Web20Classroom

SAMR Model -The SAMR Model was introduced by Ruben Puentedura in 2006. Lately, the work I’ve been doing with teachers and leaders has centered around the engaging and effective use of technology.

How to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

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How to Turn off Blue Light on Your iPhone/ Ipad at Night

The CoolCatTeacher

” We’ve known this since 2006 , This Psychology Today article can help explain why your teenager may be awake ALL NIGHT. Keep Your Phone from Waking You Up From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Not sleeping?

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The Best Way to Learn

Reading By Example

Now, I’ve been a Lion since 2006. The best way to learn is to be engaged as an active participant in the process. This might seem obvious, that active learning naturally happens in classrooms. Three recent experiences have helped me reflect on why this might not always be the case.

A Skilled Services Career Might Be The Best Economic Option For Many Students

EdNews Daily

Then, in 2006, lawmakers revised the act, choosing instead to call it the Carl D. Between 2006 and 2014, the number of students enrolled has dipped by 11.4

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Improve Your Teaching By Doing a Few Things Well

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

Passion for education

Learning with 'e's

This process promotes 'a different way of being' teachers (Bolton, 2006). 2006) Reflective Practice. Photo by Anthony Easton on Flickr In my last post I wrote about inspiration - for those who are teachers, and also for those who are learning - and I guess, that is just about everyone.

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

Educators as Purveyors of Hope

User Generated Education

Gilman, Dooley, & Florell, 2006). My advanced degree is in counseling. I sought this degree due to my affinity towards at-risk and adjudicated youth.

Why does pride in blackness provoke such defensiveness?

The Hechinger Report

Despite decades of pledging to hire more black faculty, the number of African American faculty on college campuses didn’t rise between 2006 and 2016 — in fact, it fell slightly, by about a half percent, according to an analysis by The Hechinger Report.

4 Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking

Catlin Tucker

More formally, “metacognition was originally referred to as the knowledge about and the regulation of one’s cognitive activities in learning processes” (Veenman, Van Hout-Wolters, & Afflerbach, 2006, p.3).

Innovate Like a Turtle

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

The CoolCatTeacher

The first big project was the Flat Classroom Project, which went on to win ISTE’s award in 2006 for the best online learning project, that I co-created with Julie Lindsey, who at the time had been in Bangladesh.

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

The Hechinger Report

Between 2006 and 2013, 52 percent of CPI participants earned a certificate or a degree, compared with 24 percent of community college students who weren’t in the program, the foundation-funded independent study found. “I

The Pedagogy of Urgency

Cycles of Learning

Around 2006, a subtle tipping point occurred. I began teaching in August of 2000. This year marks my 19th year in the classroom.

Despite decades of pledging to hire more black faculty, most universities didn’t

The Hechinger Report

In fact, the number of African American faculty on college campuses didn’t rise between 2006 and 2016 – it fell slightly – by about a half percent. Robert Palmer felt lucky. He got a job right out of grad school at Binghamton University in upstate New York, one of the largest schools in the State University of New York system. “I I was ecstatic,” he says. But I knew it would probably be a cultural adjustment.”. He had just finished his Ph.D.

How Apps Can Help with Student Anxiety

Graphite Blog

Anxiety disorders are some of the most common disorders to affect children (McLoone, Hudson, & Rapee, 2006). 2006, p. 2006), classrooms teachers are left to use their own resourcefulness and basic classroom accommodations to support anxious children. 2006).

Open Library gets even more open

NeverEndingSearch

Created in 2006 by a team led by Aaron Swartz and Brewster Kahle, Open Library is an Internet Archive project developed to present one web page for every book ever published.

4 Ways to Teach With Play

The CoolCatTeacher

Winner of the ISTE Online Learning Award 2006 and Best Talk Show Host in Education 2014 and many Best Teacher Blog awards, Vicki seeks to shine a spotlight on what works in education wherever it happens in the world.

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Power struggle

Learning with 'e's

Here''s the first, one for those who wish to understand how media and culture influence each other: Henry Jenkins (2006) Convergence Culture. The strap line to Henry Jenkins'' 2006 book Convergence Culture is ''where old and new media collide''. This is the first post in a new series.

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.

Why combining assessments and LMS technology is essential

eSchool News

While this may make some educators cringe, the reality is that test-enhanced learning, or testing as an aid to learning, has evidence of effectiveness dating back nearly 100 years ( Roediger III, McDaniel, & McDermott, 2006 ).

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4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 2

The Electric Educator

Hammond 2000 in Rice 2006). Rice (2006) indicates that the importance of positive relationships between teachers and students is critical to student retention. 2005 in Rice 2006) indicate that a significant correlation between teacher effectiveness and the number of professional development hours they have logged. 2006): 425-448.

Five Pedagogical Reasons to Add Writing Rap to Your Lesson

Flocabulary

But students may not always see writing as a wellspring of opportunity: a study from 2006 found that only 8% of students said they enjoy writing (HSSE, 2006). Do you wish you could make writing more exciting? Yes, we meant that to rhyme).

Beyond the Book: Summer Literacy Adventures

Reading By Example

Dr. Catherine Snow and Diane Beals offer some useful suggestions (2006) about mealtime talk that supports literacy development. 2006). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2006 (111), 51-66. We are in the final month of school in Calgary and it is busy!

Five Learning Strategies that Work

Digital Promise

Cepeda et al (2006) reviewed 254 studies, and found that students across studies recalled 10 percent more information after spaced study than after massed (all at one time) study. 2006).