Lockheed Martin Gives $800,000 to Denver Public Schools to Expand STEM

The Journal

Since 2007, Lockheed Martin has committed $6 million to expand Project Lead the Way programs in school districts nationally Lockheed Martin is investing $800,000 in Denver Public Schools (DPS) to expand STEM programming and education.

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10 Emerging Technology Predictions That Were Ridiculously, Famously Wrong

EmergingEdTech

– Steve Balmer, Microsoft CEO, April, 2007 We Consistently Over-Estimate the Impact of Technology in the Short run, and Under-Estimate its Long Term Impact As I prepare for a plenary speech at.

Trending Sources

As college costs rise, so do the number of administrators

The Hechinger Report

The number of executive, administrative and managerial employees on university campuses nationwide continued its relentless rise right through the recession, up by a collective 15 percent between 2007 and 2014, federal data show.

PBL, Special Needs, and the Secondary Classroom

P21 Blogazine

MNTHS) in Manor, TX is a Project Based Learning (PBL) public school that first opened in August 2007. Volume 2, Issue 10, Number 3. Driving Question: How can we secondary teachers design PBL instruction so that ALL learners succeed? Manor!New!Tech!High!School!(MNTHS) School!(MNTHS)

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

Doug Levin

This change remained in appropriations language from FY 2007 through FY 2011. FY 2007 $273,100,000 (President Bush’s request: $0). Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings from the First Student Cohort (Mathematica Policy Research, 2007).

New study shows more degrees earned at colleges and universities that serve minorities

The Hechinger Report

For example, the federal graduation rate for four-year public historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) was 34 percent, but the study found a rate of 43 percent for students who enrolled in 2007.

Are our definitions of ‘college readiness’ too high?

Dangerously Irrelevant

For the record, the 6-year graduation rate in 2013 for first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began at a 4-year postsecondary institution in fall 2007 was 59%.

Digital Promise Research Map: A Starting Place for Exploring Research on Learning

Digital Promise

The new data visualization is based on over 100,000 peer-reviewed articles from 184 journals published between 2007 and 2016. Busy education leaders and entrepreneurs don’t have time to sift through hundreds of papers, and often don’t know where to start.

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with 'e's

The user generated content currently available on the web has been criticised for its inconsistent quality (Carr, 2010) and its potential to encourage plagiarism, piracy and a host of other nefarious practices (Keen, 2007). 2007) University of Google: Education in the (Post) Information Age.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Philipp Schmidt (2007) provide an excellent comparison of how Education 1.0 Rarely do the results of those activities contribute back to the information resources that students consume in carrying them out (Keats & Schmidt, 2007, para. 2007).

Want kids to love school? Stop telling them they stink and find their strength.

The CoolCatTeacher

A 2007 neuroimaging study by Arnaud D’Argembeau of Belgium found the forward most region of the medial prefrontal cortex is important in. The Teacher as a Talent Scout Good schools don’t just teach you subjects. Good schools teach you about yourself.

Three Thoughts on the Treatment of EdTech in the 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform

Doug Levin

Since at least 2007, Education Next has commissioned an annual public opinion poll to help inform the K-12 education policy discussion in DC and the states, as well as to suggest lines of inquiry for further research.

Reasons to be teaching

Learning with 'e's

Your demeanour conveys to them how they might also behave in similar situations, later in their lives (Lunenburg et al, 2007). 2007) The teacher as a role model. The two most important days in your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why. Mark Twain.

How Educators Can Foster Student Motivation

Digital Promise

2007). 2007). Intriguing research shows that popular approaches to motivate students using rewards such as money, gold stars, or points (called “extrinsic motivators”) may in fact lead them to lose interest in learning (1).

Epic Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

The CoolCatTeacher

Outside the world of Maths, Chris is married to Elaine, is dad to Daisy, Heidi and Logan (born in perfect arithmetic progression in 2007, 2008 and 2009), plays piano in Jiggered Ceilidh Band ([link] and is a follower of Jesus.

States have cut money for higher education 17 percent since the recession, report finds

The Hechinger Report

States are collectively investing 17 percent less in their public colleges and universities, or $1,525 less per student, since 2007, according to the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, which used inflation-adjusted figures.

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.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal in March 2007, he co-authored (with Michael Stephens) “The Transparent Library” (2014, Amazon KDP) and he co-authored (with Laura Savastinuk) “Library 2.0: and Beyond” (2007, Libraries Unlimited).

How Hashtags Can Empower You in 2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

In August 2007, Chris Messina introduced hashtags (#) into Twitter’s code , which meant anyone using the platform could add a # sign front of any word(s) without spaces to make it a clickable link leading to a page where all tweets with this hashtag were aggregated.

How to Design Educational Technology Products to Motivate Students

Digital Promise

2007). Given students’ interest in technology, educational technology tools are a promising way to motivate them to learn. But how can ed tech developers make sure their products deliver on this promise? Research shows there are four elements that help students become naturally motivated to learn: challenge , goals , feedback , and curiosity. To find out how learning products can incorporate these elements, we spoke with Michelle Riconscente, president of Designs for Learning, Inc. ,

My top 5 posts of 2014

Learning with 'e's

I started blogging back in 2007 to capture my thoughts and make them more concrete. When I began to share them publicly, I opened up my ideas for others to consider and comment on. I have learnt a lot from doing so, and I encourage all my students to do the same now.

Service Learning: Growing Action From the Roots of Passion

Edutopia

Photo credit: Jessica Campbell and Mount Madonna School Jessica Cambell Service Learning In 2007, my co-teacher and I noticed that students felt increasingly like the world was "happening to them," as if they had no ability to affect positive change.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

Between 2003 and 2007, the percentage of students taking their entire graduate degree program online grew by half. Between 2007 and 2011, it grew by half again.

Some teachers get frustrated trying to reach kids. This teacher has the answer.

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers who experience close relationships with students reported that their students were less likely to avoid school, appeared more self-directed, more cooperative and more engaged in learning (Birch & Ladd, 1997; Decker, Dona, & Christenson, 2007; Klem & Connell, 2004).”

Research Shows Diverse Classrooms Improve Learning For Everyone

MindShift

As a new pair of reports from the progressive Century Foundation shows, integration policies have seen a resurgence: In 2007, 40 districts pursued integration. “Stronger Together” is not the name of the latest social-media fitness app.

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Named a Mover + Shaker by Library Journal in March 2007, he co-authored (with Michael Stephens) “The Transparent Library” (2014, Amazon KDP) and he co-authored (with Laura Savastinuk) “Library 2.0: and Beyond” (2007, Libraries Unlimited).

10 Ways to Use Google Maps in the Classroom

The Thinking Stick

In 2007…8 years ago now… Apple put a map in our pocket. In fact I’ve been creating maps for different purposes since about 2007! Google Maps has been out for 10 years now.

ISTE "Unplugged" - We've Just Added an Online Conference!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Steve Steve Hargadon The 2007 and original "EduBloggerCon" - recognize anyone?

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My Old Flames

Comfortably 2.0

tools that I fell in love when I started integrating technology into my 1:1 Social Studies classroom back in 2007. Sorry.I had to come up with a catchy title. No, I'm not going to be talking about my old flames from junior high school. I'd rather fill you in on some Web 2.0 They are oldies, but goodies. Tried but true. For some reason or another, I fell out of touch with these gems

Five Learning Strategies that Work

Digital Promise

Rohrer and Taylor (2007) found that college students in a geometry class who used interleaved instead of block practice were 43 percent more accurate on a test given a week after studying the material. 2007).

Learning @Learning2

The Thinking Stick

The things we have tried, the failures, the successes and how a little conference that was suppose to be a one off in 2007 in Shanghai, China has turned into a yearly conference that sells out in a matter of months and is slowly spreading….is There are different ways to measure success.

How Social Media Helps Students Adapt to College

Wired Campus

Mr. Ruud found, as he expected, that students today spend more time on Facebook than they did in 2007, and that more students have made Facebook part of their daily routines. For today’s students, social media isn’t just a diversion. It’s a support system.

Infographic: Breaking Barriers to Math Success for English Language Learners

MIND Research Institute

Interestingly, a 2007 study by University of California professor Greg Duncan found that having strong early math skills is a stronger predictor of later academic success, more than literacy skills or positive student behaviors. Math has been called the universal language.

Let Students Choose! Highlighting Talents with Student Choice

EdTechTeam

Example of “menu” I originally used in 2007 Students would choose projects that equalled the number of points on the menu. Imagine this scenario. Your Principal wants you to share with the Board of Education the awesome way you handle classroom management in your classroom.

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Stop condemning high schools for college graduation rates

The Hechinger Report

The College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 provides resources in the form of financial assistance and services to make college accessible for homeless youth. Photo: Alison Yin/Hechinger Report.

Be a Change Agent

The Principal of Change

Think about it…the first iPhone was made in 2007 , and was greatly limited in what it could do then, compared to what it could do then.

21st Century Literacy, Communication, and Blogging

wwwatanabe

Originally adapted from: opensourceway via Compfight cc The development of this new skills set affects online reading comprehension and literacy ( Coiro, 2007; Leu et al., 2007 ). What does it mean to be literate?

#CUE17- The Game

CUE

In 2007, Lucy founded the Global Education Collaborative , a network for educators interested in collaboration which has been expanded into the Global Education Conference.

Creating A Comic Life

The Daring Librarian

The above comic was probably my first - I created in 2007 for my Daring Tech Wiki about Comic Life (with classroom ideas!) So, I get this Tweet & email question a lot." How do you make those At-A-Glance Comic Tutorials! ? " I''ve mentioned it before but here''s more.it''s Comic Life !

How I Became More Productive with Post-it® Brand Products #makeitstick

The CoolCatTeacher

2007). DIY Productivity in Action From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Recently, I shared my 21-day productivity challenge sponsored by Post-it® Brand.