GlobalEdCon 2013 - Day Three Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today is day three of the 2013 Global Education Conference. A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5). To see the schedule in your own time zone, with the full session descriptions and a link to enter each session, go to [link]. To receive the daily conference schedule, be sure to join the Global Education Conference network. Recordings of all sessions are available here.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Students in the Math, Engineering and Science Academy earn an average of $24,000 per student in academic scholarships; the Health and Medical Sciences Academy became a Governor’s Regional Health Academy in 2013 and in 2015, a new Environmental Studies Academy began operations.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Students in the Math, Engineering and Science Academy earn an average of $24,000 per student in academic scholarships; the Health and Medical Sciences Academy became a Governor’s Regional Health Academy in 2013 and in 2015, a new Environmental Studies Academy began operations.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

I was over in one of the elementary schools the other day, and three years ago we were all in awe and kind of gaga about a high school student who was all in with drones, and sort of building and flying, and learning about aviation and drones with his high school peers.

Join Us for the 5th Annual Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

In 2013, I started brainstorming with several dynamic librarians across the country a way for us to celebrate the close of the month. Barrow Elementary in Athens, GA (facilitated by Andy Plemmons). We are nearing the end of November, which means the close of Picture Book Month.

What is your school doing to teach financial literacy?

eSchool News

I believe personal finance should be part of every American’s lifelong learning plan, from elementary school through and into adulthood. Report cards also were issued in 2013 and 2015. Our report cards are among several advocacy efforts.

Twice exceptional, doubly disadvantaged? How schools struggle to serve gifted students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Before elementary school, the boy was diagnosed with autism, ADHD and anxiety, and in kindergarten he was placed in a small, self-contained class for kids with disabilities. Before kindergarten, Jennifer Choi’s son was denied special education services despite a diagnosis of ADHD.

Women’s History Month should have a place for teachers

The Hechinger Report

Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Approximately 77 percent of the more than 3,827,000 teachers in public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S.

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Students in the Math, Engineering and Science Academy earn an average of $24,000 per student in academic scholarships; the Health and Medical Sciences Academy became a Governor’s Regional Health Academy in 2013 and in 2015, a new Environmental Studies Academy began operations.

How Schools Struggle to Serve Gifted Students with Disabilities

MindShift

Before elementary school, the boy was diagnosed with autism, ADHD and anxiety, and in kindergarten he was placed in a small, self-contained class for kids with disabilities.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. Kelley is superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, a PreK–8 public school system in Oak Park, IL, with 6,150 students.

Short on financial knowledge, some school districts get bad deals on bonds

The Hechinger Report

From 2007 to 2013 the district’s taxpayers had approved several bonds, totaling more than $46.6 In 2013, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined a Missouri-based underwriting firm $200,000 for “improperly gifting” more than 2,000 tickets to sporting events.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Down Route 6, not far from the Shady Acres Restaurant and Dairy, is Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School.

How a growing number of states are hoping to improve kids’ brains: exercise

The Hechinger Report

A student leaps during a game at Horizons Elementary School. Florida and Rhode Island now mandate 20 minutes of recess time a day for elementary school students. At least we’re at the table now,” said Carly Wright, advocacy director for SHAPE. “It APPLETON, Wisc.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. Created in 2013, Code.org ® is an educational non-profit with a mission to expand access to computer science, and increase participation by women and underrepresented students of color.

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For ed-tech success, why schools use technology is just as important as how

The Hechinger Report

The result was a tool called Learning Lists, which was prototyped by one of the school’s math teachers in 2013 using spreadsheet features on Google Sheets.

Should we test all 2-year-olds for autism?

The Hechinger Report

She became an educator in 2007 and has spent most of her career teaching special needs students at a majority-Hispanic public elementary school in the Bronx. According to a 2013 study , just 1 in 5 California primary care physicians offered Spanish-language autism screening.

Measuring success at San Antonio’s public preschool program

The Hechinger Report

Since 2013, the program has served almost 8,000 students in its four education centers and awarded $8.5 The first two centers opened in 2013 with 750 students between them.

Unmet Needs: Children with disabilities caught in the voucher crossfire

The Hechinger Report

But she was relieved of the duty when Jacob graduated from his Head Start preschool program and enrolled in a Durant Public School District elementary school. It is not free to go to Nativity BVM Elementary School, however.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

Michelle’s professional background also includes her tenure at the Hesperia Unified School District as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and finalist for CA Elementary Principal of the Year. Step 1: Make a plan.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

In 2008, a few years after Hurricane Katrina, school officials in Louisiana asked aspiring charter-school leader Andrew Shahan to consider taking over the failing Dr. Charles Drew Elementary School in New Orleans’ Upper 9th Ward.

Orientation Inspiration 2017

NeverEndingSearch

Check out Orientation Inspiration (2013) and Orientation Attitude (2016). Andy Plemmons and the Barrow (GA) Elementary faculty and staff are talking with their Barrow Buddies about what inspires them, how they hope they inspire you, and a few special pieces of trivia on this Flipgrid board.

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

edWeb.net

In 2017 the district opened MOSAIC, a personalized learning elementary school, and created the MyPath program, which allows high school students to create their own class. “If it’s edtech, it must be good,” used to be the mantra in schools.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

He earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and teaching at Southeast Missouri State University; a master’s degree in education at Webster University; a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration at Southeast Missouri State University; a specialist degree in education administration at University of Missouri St. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. And a state push to fund schools more equitably with another tax measure failed in 2013.

Bullied by the badge?

The Hechinger Report

Between the fall of 2013 and late March 2016, Terry High School reported 53 arrests by school police officers, most for disorderly conduct. Its 2014-15 arrest rate of 1.5 percent compares unfavorably to the national referral rate of.06 percent. Photo: Jacob Carroll.

Should Wall Street pay for preschool?

The Hechinger Report

So, in 2013, the local United Way, which had been assisting this district with its preschool programming, made a deal with Goldman Sachs and the J.B. & In 2013, before the pay-for-success funding came through, the Granite preschool program served 2,500 students.

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

The Hechinger Report

Although she earned a bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in math instruction for both elementary and middle school, she never had to take a class about students with disabilities. Students in Montclair State University’s dual certification program work on an assignment during class.

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than the nearby district schools

The Hechinger Report

The guide also noted that starting in elementary school, all students take Spanish, art and music classes. Tasheka Redd, a black mother of five who works in the concierge department at Reynolds Lake Oconee, enrolled one of her daughters at the charter in 2013.

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

She was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, in Yazoo County, and now teaches there, at Bentonia Gibbs Elementary. The other two textbooks are “Mississippi: Portrait of an American State,” published in 1999, and “A Place Called Mississippi,” from 2013.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via DelawareOnline : “The first step to reducing violence among young people is to have police officers assigned to elementary and middle schools, says a coalition of state officials, education administrators and police.” He was an instructor in one of several high-profile Coursera failures back in 2013. Education Politics. “ Spending Bill Could Revive Year-Round Pell Grants.”

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