Teachers Learn Just Like Students: A Case Study From Singapore

The Journal

Professional development is out; professional learning is in. In this week’s blog post we visit Singapore schools again. We describe how researchers and experienced teachers, there, scaffold fellow science teachers who are learning inquiry pedagogy through inquiry.

How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez is updating her Teachers Guide to Technology for 2018. Date: January 3, 2018. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math.

Medical Case Studies as Inquiry Entry Points in Biology

Cycles of Learning

Unlike teaching chemistry where I can quickly leverage a myriad of different demonstrations and video clips to generate student inquiry around a topic of study, I find it difficult to do the same thing in my Biology classes.

League Districts Take on Major Challenges Together

Digital Promise

— El Segundo Unified (@ElSegundoUSD) October 12, 2018. — Kirk Koennecke (@GLSSuperFalcon) October 12, 2018. — Digital Promise (@DigitalPromise) October 12, 2018.

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Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

If this is the case, we will have to face other ethical considerations. Case studies show: the validity of predictive models applied to learning analytics, interventions with at-risk students are effective, and.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

While in some cases, technology is used in powerful ways to support students in developing critical thinking and collaboration skills, and to develop a sense of agency, in other situations it is used in things like drill and practice exercises, test prep, and reading online content. 2018).

HE Challenges: Combating declining completion rates

Neo LMS

Preferring to offer up innovative case studies from across the HE sector (rather than just discuss the issue) today’s blog will look at declining completion rates, and ways in which some universities are addressing them.

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The real state of AR in education today

Neo LMS

We all know EdTech is a burgeoning market, and the media and communication landscape is awash with case studies and press releases promoting one or other form of technology as “the one” for education.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

Education Galaxy provides many case studies and testimonials showing stunning performance and results. The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms. The start of a new school year is always busy.

Strengthening EdClusters: Asset Mapping to Improve Our Networks

Digital Promise

In the coming months, Digital Promise will unveil additional tools and case studies to help EdClusters build stronger networks, develop more equitable practices, and support powerful ecosystems of learning.

Talking Data Interoperability with the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

David Miyashiro and Jonathon Guertin of Cajon Valley Union School District, two leaders heavily featured in our recent case study that dug into the pain points in advancing data interoperability in districts across the country, hosted our most recent #DPLIS Twitter chat on this very topic.

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Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

Keep reading to check out brief summaries of our proposed panels, and click each link you’re interested in to “Vote Up” that submission, now through August 30, 2018. Have you ever heard a new research study that contradicts the study you learned about just last month?

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Beat Boredom: Engaging Tired-Out Teenagers in Critical Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: February 12, 2018. One way that I was able to overcome that with that particular lesson was that I came up with four really small case studies about four actual people. What would you do in each case if this was your family member?”.

Kalamazoo Youth Development Network’s Social-Emotional Learning Program Featured in Aug. 15, 2018 Webinar

techlearning

2, 2018) — More and more schools and-out-of-school-time providers are implementing social emotional learning (SEL) programs to support student success both in and out of the classroom. 15, 2018 highlighting Kalamazoo’s program and providing tips on how to implement a successful SEL plan.

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Visit Website | Case Studies | Teacher Resources | Packages. Visit Website | Case Study | Teacher Resources | Overview (PDF).

K–12 District in New Mexico Brings Networking, Data Center Operations Under One Roof

EdTech Magazine

Case Study. K–12 District in New Mexico Brings Networking, Data Center Operations Under One Roof. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:46. Tweet text. Watch how this #NewMexico #K12 district went from #TechShack to #TechSuccess, bringing its #DataCenter and #Networking under one roof. Video ID. 1887589353. video type. CDW Activity ID. MKT25498. CDW VV2 Strategy. Data Center. CDW Segment. Customer Focused. Buying Cycle. Purchase. Pull Quote

1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

1st Grade digital PBL: a case study. Foley wrote an interesting dissertation for her PhD at Arizona University studying, “ Digital Storytelling in Primary-Grade Classrooms “ and furthermore its effect on student outcomes.

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Partnerships that Work: Tapping Research to Address Learner Variability in Young Readers

Digital Promise

To read more about how the LPS-ReadWorks partnership worked and teachers’ reactions to the product improvements, read the full case study here.

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Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

A landmark 2012 study found that classroom design alters academic progress over a school year by 25%. The study found five key design factors account for 73% of the variation in student performance. Follow up studies provided insight into the relative impact of each of these factors.

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Next Generation Learning: Assessments

Neo LMS

Next Generation Learning Assessments, a case study.

Teaching Computational Thinking: In practice

Neo LMS

I felt it best to put the better ones here for you to explore than limit myself to one or two case studies. In my previous post we explored what computational thinking is, and why teachers should consider teaching it in their classrooms.

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Oregon School District Comes Through Data Center Disaster with New Plan

EdTech Magazine

Case Study. Oregon School District Comes Through Data Center Disaster with New Plan. meghan.bogardu…. Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:26. Thanks to a continuity of operations plan, Beaverton School District officials are now ready for anything. Video ID. 1353495978. video type. CDW VV2 Strategy.

3 Ways AR works in real-life classrooms

Neo LMS

To look at these critiques from a real-world perspective, I went hunting for case studies (one of my favorite things to do). In my last blog on augmented reality I bemoaned the overly enthusiastic predictions that AR will revolutionize the classroom.

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

For example, the National Dropout Prevention Center conducted a year-long study of the Measuring Up program and its impact on student outcomes. For more data, click this link to find a list of academic and case studies.

Next Generation Learning: Personalization

Neo LMS

I am enamored with the school case-studies I have unearthed since exploring the list of NGLC’s grant recipients, and I hope you will forgive me one last foray in next week’s blog. The second in our New Generation Learning series focuses on personalization.

New Generation Learning: Personalization

Neo LMS

I am enamored with the school case-studies I have unearthed since exploring the list of NGLC’s grant recipients, and I hope you will forgive me one last foray in next week’s blog. The second in our New Generation Learning series focuses on personalization.

5 Tech tools educators can use to teach social responsibility in the classroom

Neo LMS

A fascinating case study is the Parkway High School for Peace and Social Justice in Philadelphia which has adopted social responsibility as their driving theme, the results are inspiring and impressive.

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Buck Institute for Education is Seeking Applications through November 30, 2018 for the Out of the Gate Project

techlearning

Novato, California (September 12, 2018) – The Buck Institute for Education is accepting applications from colleges and universities through November 30, 2018, for the Out of the Gate project, a grant-funded project to prepare preservice educators to teach using Project Based Learning (PBL).

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Visit Website | Case Studies | Teacher Resources | Packages. Visit Website | Case Study | Teacher Resources | Overview (PDF).

Personalized teaching: 4 funding strategies to amplify teacher impact

The Christensen Institute

Today, in partnership with Public Impact, we’re excited to publish the final four case studies showcasing schools that utilize innovative staffing arrangements in conjunction with blended learning to further support educators and amplify the impact of their teachers. The first set of case studies was released March 14. Great teaching is at the heart of high-quality personalized learning.

Oregon School District Comes Through Data Center Disaster with New Plan

EdTech Magazine

Case Study. Oregon School District Comes Through Data Center Disaster with New Plan. meghan.bogardu…. Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:26. Thanks to a continuity of operations plan, Beaverton School District officials are now ready for anything. Video ID. 1353495978. video type. CDW VV2 Strategy. Data Center. CDW Segment. Customer Focused. Pull Quote

Mixed Reality Brings New Life to K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

With the Titanic, the kids did a lot of research on the boats first,” Weaver said in an AMD case study. Students studying information technology took advantage of the VR headsets to create computer programs and troubleshoot technology issues.

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I have watched many book studies and Twitter chats unfold since the release of the book in June of 2017. The content is aligned to well over 100 research studies in addition to what successfully implemented innovative practices actually look like in action.

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Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of the past year, the Christensen Institute has worked in collaboration with Public Impact , a national education policy and management consulting firm, to study how schools are implementing innovative staffing models in conjunction with blended learning to personalize instruction and improve student achievement. We are excited to share our first set of case studies on these schools.

What is the VARK model of Student Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It also includes demonstrations, simulations, videos, and movies, as well as case studies, practice, and applications. If you use the VARK model of Student Learning , you know why I’m excited about it.