A semester of trauma, sickness and death at a New York school

The Hechinger Report

The coronavirus pandemic closed schools and launched a national experiment in remote learning that has been chaotic and stressful for millions of American families. These kids are expected to do remote learning, but they were taking care of their parents.

Tears, confusion and financial woes as colleges abruptly end semesters and send students home

The Hechinger Report

have announced transitions to online learning, they can’t definitively answer many of these questions, nor can they say when and if students will return to campus.

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

The Hechinger Report

The coronavirus pandemic closed schools and launched a national experiment in remote learning that has been chaotic and stressful for millions of American families. Bernard Parish in 2007 to live in a FEMA trailer park.

Stepping aside to dig deeper: My next career move

The Christensen Institute

Our education team has galvanized a conversation around transforming our monolithic, factory-model education system into a student-centered one powered by the disruptive innovation of online learning so that all students can realize their fullest human potential—an idea that was not on the radar before 2007. Horn online learning

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

Public school districts began innovating with blended learning before most charter schools. According to surveys that Brian Bridges has conducted in multiple states, including California where blended learning is growing rapidly, more school districts utilize blended learning than do charter schools. And the pace of innovation with blended learning is picking up within school districts nationwide.

Coursera, K12, Inc. make bold moves to drive learning

The Christensen Institute

similarly stormed through the early 2000s by bringing online learning to the world of K-12 education and went public in 2007. As I told its team, offering courses from the top universities online and claiming that at last, anyone anywhere can access the best learning in the world isn’t correct. The reason is that the top universities do not offer the best teaching and learning experiences. Putting these courses online often makes them worse.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The exercise was part of “Civic Online Reasoning,” a series of news-literacy lessons being developed by Stanford researchers and piloted by teachers at a few dozen schools. Still, learning news literacy skills is one thing, and the motivation to use those skills is another.

What hotels and higher education have in common

The Christensen Institute

In the mid-1990’s, Amazon started selling books online and quickly moved to dominate the space, running Border’s online store by 2001 and driving them to bankruptcy by 2011. This is, in fact, exactly where we see online degree programs proliferating.

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.

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

User Generated Education

It is titled Experiences in Self-Determined Learning and can be found at [link]. Self-determined learning or heutagogy is fast gaining interest from educators around the world interested in an evidence-based approach to learning. Learning Environment. 2007).

Promote Executive Functioning within School Culture

edWeb.net

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country struggle to move their brick-and-mortar classrooms to remote online learning environments. A 2007 study found that executive functions are more critical for school readiness than is IQ or entry-level reading or math.

Tools: Digital Promise’s Map of Education Research

Edsurge

Digital Promise has compiled a Research Map based on data from more than 100,000 articles published between 2007 and 2016. The dozen main topics include: instruction and teacher learning, cognition and memory, online learning and so on. The map helps educators, leaders, innovators and stakeholders quickly find education and learning science research results and reports. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

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The end of FlipCon means big changes for flipped learning

eSchool News

FlipCon’s swan song, which starts on July 19 in suburban Dallas , is hardly the end of the movement or of the Flipped Learning Network, the group that has organized the event since 2012. If you’ve never attended a FlipCon, you may have missed your chance.

What’s in a Name? Inside the Pricey, ‘Laborious’ Process of Education Rebrands

Edsurge

INACOL—the International North American Council for Online Learning—would henceforth be known as the Aurora Institute , a name taken from the Latin word for “dawn.” AltSchool became Altitude Learning.

Nostalgia will NOT get my PhD finished….but it is a nice diversion

Learning Confluence

Wikispaces is topical right now given the announcement to close – I am still wondering how I can archive 200+ wikis before July… BTW – there is a dead link in the post, the Flat Classroom 2007 wiki is here – [link].

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How Indian Tutoring App Provider Byju’s Got So Big

Edsurge

The stunt came years before the CEO’s company, Byju’s, launched a learning app that would take the company to 35 million downloads, with 2.7 He offered online live and video classes through broadband and satellite to teach students beyond the centers’ walls.

The Thin Line Between Critical Literacy and New Literacies

Reading By Example

Second, students in both instructional approaches are expected to be participants in the learning. Whether a dialogue about what is read and what is written happens online or off, learners should have opportunities to engage in dialogue about information. 2007).

The Thin Line Between Critical Literacy and New Literacies

Reading By Example

Second, students in both instructional approaches are expected to be participants in the learning. Whether a dialogue about what is read and what is written happens online or off, learners should have opportunities to engage in dialogue about information. 2007).

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

About 76,000 black students learn in schools where they account for 90 percent or more of the enrollment. Related : Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids? She’s thinking about finishing her college degree online.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). This is a free event, being held live online and also recorded.

Live Thursday Dec. 9th with Julie Young from Florida Virtual School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In 1997, Julie Young pioneered the launch of Florida Virtual School with the goal of providing high quality, online courses to students throughout the State of Florida. Event and Recording Page : [link] Julie Young began her career as a classroom teacher and has since served as an administrator and leading e-Learning expert and advocate. Young was recognized by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the Top 30 influencers in Ed Tech, along with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.

The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with 'e's

Such change and disruption has been in the background of my thinking about learning technology for the past decade. My main recommendation however, was one grounded in the technology mediated learning approach. 2007). Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

This practice is not necessarily radical,not disruptive, but should be part of the fabric of how we teach and learn now. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc). In 2007 Jon Udell made this argument in an Educause podcast, addressing non-educational data ( link ).

Future Trends Forum #8, with Jim Groom: full recording, notes, and Storify

Bryan Alexander

This practice is not necessarily radical,not disruptive, but should be part of the fabric of how we teach and learn now. Users had to learn a galaxy of technologies (DNS, FTP, etc). In 2007 Jon Udell made this argument in an Educause podcast, addressing non-educational data ( link ).

A tale of two keynotes

Learning with 'e's

Such change and disruption has been in the background of my thinking about learning technology for the past decade. My main recommendation however, was one grounded in the technology mediated learning approach. 2007) Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With four thoughtful and articulate education thinkers, my job will be to help them describe their alternative views to the current narratives that drive much of the impassioned debate around teaching and learning worldwide.

Beneath the facade.

Learning with 'e's

Evidence from a number of sources has indicated that our conceptions of knowledge are indeed changing and that new and emerging technologies have a key role in the process (Guy, 2004; Lankshear and Knobel, 2006; Kop, 2007; Kress, 2009). The Pedagogy of Lifelong Learning.

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Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. Online Video: For Language Development. There are now a number of online video sharing communities that are specifically designed to support the development of language and communication skills. Skype Part 2: Online Workspace.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

Around 2007 we started using blogs to support several of our student teacher groups that were geographically dispersed across the South of England. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe? See you online!

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

The politics of workplace collaboration

Connecting 2 the World

This second perception of power is referred to as expert power, in which a person (or people) have power that is acknowledged by peers and those in positions of authority by virtue of being able to contribute, not solely because they have been granted power by those in positions of authority (Engleberg & Wynn, 2007; Galanes & Adams, 2007). organizational learning organizational politics knowledge workers work literacyI have finished another section of my dissertation.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

The Traditional Model The traditional model used by organizational learning theorists begins with the depth of knowledge. Current organizational learning and knowledge literature identify and categorize 12 different types of knowledge depending on the location in which the knowledge is created and the depth of knowledge. Organizational learning: A socio-cognitive framework. The impact of organisational structure and practices on learning in the workplace. 2007).

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.” Online Grade Portals.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “Online education provider Udacity quietly drops money-back pledge for those who can’t find a job after finishing their studies.”

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