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

The International Day for Biological Diversity Is On May 22nd – Here Are Related Resources

Larry Ferlazzo

Started in 2006 by the U.S. © 2007 Olly Boyo , Flickr | CC-BY-SA | via Wylio. May 22nd, has been named The International Day for Biological Diversity by the United Nations. Congress, Endangered Species Day is the third Friday of May.

Thursday Is The 64th Anniversary Of Brown vs. Board Of Education – Here Are Related Resources

Larry Ferlazzo

© 2006 Beatrice Murch , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio. Thursday is the 64th anniversary of Brown vs. Board Of Education. You might be interested in: The Best Commentaries On The 60th Anniversary Of Brown vs. Board Of Education.

The Best Sites Offering Free Lesson Plans For Movies

Larry Ferlazzo

© 2006 Joel Kramer , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio. About the only time I show a full-length movie in class is when I’m going to be out and it’s the lesson plan for my sub.

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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.

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

P21 Blogazine

Scaffolding provides the incentive for students to take a more active and participative role in their own learning (Hmelo-Silver, Duncan, & Chinn, 2006). Volume 2, Issue 13, Number 3. Driving Question: How Do Changing Times Impact the Description of Teacher Effectiveness? In Part I, the authors identified the frist three attributes identified through their research. In today's post they continue with attributes 4 and 5. (4)

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.

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

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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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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Shocker: Study Finds That Low-Income Students Tend To Have Less Agency Than Those Coming From Higher-Income Families

Larry Ferlazzo

2016; Suh and Suh 2006). © 2008 fatbwoy , Flickr | CC-BY-ND | via Wylio.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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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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

How to Keep Kids Safe

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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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.

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year! From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ISTE 2018 is here again.

EdTechTeam Impact Report- Google PD Partner

EdTechTeam

Having been involved in leading the Google Teacher Academy from its inception in 2006, EdTechTeam continues to manage the Google for Education Innovation Academy , inducting 181 new innovators from cohorts in London, Washington DC, Sydney, Stockholm, and São Paulo in 2017. EdTechTeam is a Google for Education Professional Development Partner and the global leader in Google for Education Certification.

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).

Impact investments: a key to unlocking opportunity and prosperity in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Private equity flows to emerging markets more than quintupled from $93 billion in 2006 to approximately $564 billion in 2016. Globally, more and more people are beginning to recognize the role of the private sector and more specifically, innovation, in helping poor countries become prosperous.

Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

MindShift

For instance, a 2006 study from researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab found that when office temperatures rise above the mid-70s, workers’ performance begins to drop off. Can’t cool off this summer? Heat waves can slow us down in ways we may not realize.

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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).

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.