A Tweet For Your Thoughts

A Principal's Reflections

Whether it is in primary or secondary school, or in a college classroom, getting students to become engaged in the materials being presented can be a frustrating battle. Large classrooms can make students feel anonymous, and as a result, many may feel less compelled to actively participate or pay attention during class. This is especially true now that students can become distracted during class by a number of things, including the Internet and technology.

Live in Elluminate with Jim Burke Today - Teaching English and Social Networking

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Monday, October 25th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. He was elected this year to the NCTE Secondary Section, and has also been appointed to the College Board''s Advanced Placement Course and Exam Review Commission for the English Literature and Language courses.

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A new model for Higher Education

Connecting 2 the World

After a broad basic education at high school (secondary school), a person is expected to learn the basic requirements of functioning in our society (through understanding our culture through the study of history, literature, and social studies, to basic written communication skills through the study of language arts, to basic calculation skills through the study of math, to the understanding of our environment, health.

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Blogs that I read regularly (top blog list for 2011)

Connecting 2 the World

Although she is half way around the world, it is amazing how relevant her blog is to what happens in k-12 (primary and secondary school) here in the US. Many of her posts deal with integrating technology into primary and secondary education on a practical, practitioner's view point. About twice a year, I review my igoogle home page, editing out those blogs that I don't read and adding blogs that I may find myself accessing more often.

Live and Interactive with Roger Schank on "Our Broken Education System"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. That same year he founded Socratic Arts, a company that is devoted to making high quality e-learning affordable for both businesses and schools, and Engines for Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to designing and building new curricula for primary and secondary schools. Enrollment began in March 2010

Live Tuesday Dec. 14th with Deborah Meier--Education Reformer, Writer, and Activist.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. In 1985 she founded Central Park East Secondary School, a New York City public high school in which more than 90% of the entering students went on to college, mostly to 4-year schools.

Feedback on my preliminary findings

Connecting 2 the World

Interestingly enough, the one idea that people seem to be latching on is the fact that the participants in my study created a secondary channel of communication when they were instructed by those in authority that discussion should be ended. I presented my findings to the communication department's proseminar on research that faculty and graduate students participate in.

Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, October 7th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Joe DiMartino is president of the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Inc. Prior to the founding of CSSR, he served for nine years as director of the Secondary School Redesign program of the Education Alliance at Brown University.

Thursday Interview: High Tech High with Ben Daley

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, September 30th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. As a student at Haverford College, Ben majored in physics and was credentialed in secondary physics and math. Join me Thursday, September 30th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Ben Daley , the chief operating officer and chief academic officer for High Tech High.

Virtual Escape Room

iLearn Technology

What it is: I’m telling you, the edublog alliance I created in 2010 is like the gift that keeps on giving. Year after year I continue to be inspired, excited, and made to think by my edublog alliance PLN! These are my go to blogs before all others! Karen Ogen recently posted about a Virtual Escape room. It is so much fun, I had to share here as well on the off-chance you don’t already follow Karen’s blog (iTeach with Technology ).

Wildly Audacious Goals and the Power of One

iLearn Technology

In 2010, I thought that technology might be the savior of education. 5Sigma Anastasis Academy inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources TED Talk Tuesdays challenge dev4x education reform gandhi indiegogo learning personalized learning power of one teaching technology The Learning genome projectI created the Learning Genome Project as an attempt to make it possible to personalize education for every child.

Technology: the savior of education?

iLearn Technology

I took a year off, fully anticipating that this little experiment would not work and that I would be back in the classroom by 2010. 5Sigma Anastasis Academy education reform inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary administrators curriculum education technology individualization individuals learning one-size-fits-all reform students teachers teaching technology The Learning genome project transform unique

COLUMN: Education needs more ambitious women

The Hechinger Report

percent in 2010 to 26.68 This is up slightly from 6 percent in 2010 and 5 percent in 2000. Many men reacted to the choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee too predictably. Former U.S.

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How Parent Empowerment Can Change Your Classroom for the Better

Waterford

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]. An Analysis of Parental Involvement and Self-Esteem on Secondary School Students in Kieni West Sub-County, Nyeri County, Kenya. Child Development, 2010, 81(3), pp.

Queen sacrifices announced across fourteen North Carolina campuses

Bryan Alexander

Biology, Secondary Education (BA). Biology, Secondary Education (BS). Economics, Secondary Education. English, Secondary Education. Family and Consumer Sciences, Secondary Education. Mathematics, Secondary Education (BA). Mathematics, Secondary Education (BS). Here are growth rates from 2000 to 2010: 0 to 4: 17.15. Fourteen campuses in the University of North Carolina system will cut academic programs, according to the Daily Tarheel.

7 Mindsets and K12, Inc. Virtual Schools Expand Partnership

eSchool News

Founded in 2010, 7 Mindsets is a pioneer in delivering social emotional learning (SEL) solutions that include mindsets, equity and multicultural pedagogy.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

Guidelines to assist the implementation of differentiated learning activities in South African secondary schools. Exceptionality: A Special Education Journal, 2010, 18(1), pp.

What if we connected education to the needs of our economies?

The Christensen Institute

Of the roughly 10 million students who tried to get into university from 2010 to 2015, only a quarter were granted admission. Data from Nigeria’s Bureau of Statistics suggests that the unemployment rate for university graduates in Nigeria is no different than that for students with a primary or secondary school education.

Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of COVID Slide

edWeb.net

Based on evidence with both elementary and secondary school-aged students, summer slide can typically equate to one month of learning loss. Dr. Brooke joined Lexia from the Florida Center for Reading Research in 2010, where she served as the Director of Interventions.

Superstorm Sandy Blows innovation through NYC schools

The Innovative Educator

Celine Azoulay, Executive Director of iLearnNYC is thrilled to be able to support New York City’s secondary school children who have been displaced from their homes or reassigned with 21 st century learning opportunities. Azoulay, who has been working on this online learning initiative since its inception in 2010, has worked with her team to put a full course load of offerings in place that includes core subject areas and electives including economics, calculus, and foreign language.

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 2010 $100,000,000. Rationale for Obama administration FY 2010 program funding reduction : “ The proposed reduction of $169.9 2010 and 2010 ( American Recovery and Reinvesment Act [ARRA]).

Untapped Promise in Charter School Policy

ExcelinEd

In 2010, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana tapped into Indiana’s charter policy, adult education policy and workforce development policy to create The Excel Center®. Illinois passed HB2527 to remove the age cap to allow students older than 17 to access free secondary education. This is National Charter Schools Week, and it feels different this year. Health crises, deepening education divides and economic disaster come to mind.

The Journey to Becoming an Author

A Principal's Reflections

One day in 2010 I received a Twitter message from Bill Ferriter asking if I would be interested in co-authoring a book with him and Jason Ramsden titled Communicating and Connecting with Social Media. It was during one of these presentations at the National Association of Secondary School Principals Conference that I was asked by Corwin to consider writing Digital Leadership. I never imagined I would have authored or co-authored a book, let alone six.

Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.

Edsurge

That’s so 2010. Workshop: Entrepreneurship in Education: A Primer for Educators, Entrepreneurs, Researchers & Investors Location : Wharton San Francisco 2 Harrison Street, Floor 6, San Francisco, CA 94105 Fee : $200 Register Here In some ways, Kurshan’s observation parallels another hard-learned lesson in education, namely how secondary schools have measured “success.” Edtech startup incubators?

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A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Worldvuze – Take some time to explore this map-based question and answer education platform where elementary and secondary students around the world can learn directly from each other! The Global Read Aloud – The project was created in 2010 and had a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world. Welcome to a post that has taken some time and research to put together for you. I believe that connecting our students to the world is so important.

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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. 2010).

The hottest posts everyone is reading

The Innovative Educator

Jun 18, 2010 1504 6 Principals of Secondary Education Feb 26, 2013 1322 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog this week. Below you’ll see the top weekly posts along with the number of pageviews. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired, share it with others and/or leave a comment. Finally! Research-based proof that students use ce.

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

edWeb.net

He then transitioned to the role of Instructional Technology Resource teacher at the same school, which he continued until 2010. In 2010, he was hired by Albemarle County Public Schools as an instructional technology specialist. He has previously taught at both the middle and high school levels and has served as an elementary and secondary administrator. Rural school districts face many unique trials, and access to educational technology is no different.

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

The power to learn Heutagogy has come a long way since its initial inception over a bottle of wine and notes written on a napkin in a restaurant in 2000 (Hase, 2002, 2009; Hase and Kenyon, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010; Kenyon and Hase, 2010). The needs and motivations of the learner and, more importantly, what is happening in their brain is of secondary importance, if it is of any importance at all. Blaschke, 2012; Canning, 2010; Canning and Callan, 2010).

The Quiet Charter School Cap

ExcelinEd

As of 2010, that spending cap increases to 18 percent in underperforming districts, or districts that achieve in the lowest 10 percent on statewide standardized tests. . The 2010 law requires that when a district becomes eligible for an increase of the charter cap, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education must award any new charter school seats to “ proven providers.”

6 ways to support computer science education

eSchool News

The authors offer a series of recommendations for federal and state policymakers to leverage this momentum: • Reform curricula for existing technology classes to focus on core concepts of computer science in primary and secondary schools. It is encouraging that the number of high school students taking AP computer science has more than doubled in recent years, from about 20,000 in 2010 to almost 50,000 in 2015.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education | Forbes → Elon Musk provided $15 million to the Global Learning XPRIZE, the goal of whichis to develop methods to teach the 250 million children who do not have access to primary or secondary education the means to teach themselves to read, write, and do math within 15 months. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education | Forbes → Elon Musk provided $15 million to the Global Learning XPRIZE, the goal of whichis to develop methods to teach the 250 million children who do not have access to primary or secondary education the means to teach themselves to read, write, and do math within 15 months. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

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A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

TeachThought - Learn better.

A State’s college- and career-ready standards must be either (1) standards that are common to a significant number of States; or (2) standards that are approved by a State network of institutions of higher education, which must certify that students who meet the standards will not need remedial course work at the post-secondary level. A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined . by TeachThought Staff. Communication depends on a common language.

What Schools Can Learn About Communication From the Vatican’s Former Social Media Chief

Edsurge

Odd as his presence may have seemed, it was not out of the ordinary for the Church, which first devised a social media strategy around 2010. In secondary school in Ireland, he pursued science, thinking he was heading for a career in medicine. Toward the end of his secondary school experience, though, he shifted to “healing in the broader sense,” reading more deeply in the humanities.