Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

The CoolCatTeacher

Heidi: They have actually selected some finalists for 2019, so the next up would be 2020. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers History and Social Sciences Teachers How to Guides.

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Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

The CoolCatTeacher

But Lynn, right now, you’re excited about what you’re calling TL 2020. What is TL 2020? TL 2020 is our teaching and learning initiative in Salisbury Township School District. We spent quite a bit of time visioning for TL 2020, and continuing to evolve our vision.

The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? But in order to predict high school graduates, WICHE’s statisticians also projected student enrollments for first grade through 2020 to 12th grade through 2030.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university


According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The Kudan Elementary School in downtown Tokyo organized the first robot teacher testing as far back as 2009.

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Blog: Volusia County Schools Enhance Learning Through Digital Classrooms

eSchool News

Volusia County Schools set into motion a 5-year technology plan in order to transition to all-digital classrooms by 2020.

Summer Memories! edWeb Rock Concert at ISTE 2019

Dr. Rob Furman, Principal of Southpark Elementary School, is a highly recognized innovative educator and author, and recently presented an edWebinar on edWeb on How a Principal Uses edWeb for Personalized PD for Teachers. The edWeb team is already looking forward to ISTE 2020 in Anaheim.

K–12 Schools Work to Incorporate Computer Science into Curriculums

EdTech Magazine

Research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that number could be reached by 2020. At Lucerne Valley Elementary School, students are able to pursue their own projects in a special SmartLab classroom, Victor Valley News reports.

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It’s time for every student to learn to code

eSchool News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , by 2020, there will be 1.4 By incorporating coding and computer science into our schooling starting in elementary school, we can help close this gap and ensure we have enough individuals with the right knowledge and expertise to fill these jobs.

Why do TEACHERS start public charter schools?


When a former Montessori teacher and community members recognized that the rural county of Sussex did not have any Montessori elementary schools, they decided to found Sussex Montessori School in Seaford, Delaware.

OPINION: When a low census count hurts children’s well-being

The Hechinger Report

The 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official count by 1.5 But the 2020 census stands to amplify the problem of under-counting in very significant ways. Students in a federally funded Head Start program in Sacramento, California, on Aug. 21, 2013.

Neuroscience and Resilience Take Leading Roles at the National ESEA Conference

MIND Research Institute

Attendees at the 2019 National ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Conference braved the polar vortex in Kansas City, MO, with temperatures that dropped well below zero on January 30 – February 2. We’ll see you next year at the National ESEA 2020 in Atlanta on February 4-7!

Women In STEM Speak Out To Girls Everywhere

MIND Research Institute

She shares her vision for getting more girls interested in STEM careers: At MIND Research Institute, I get the privilege of making frequent visits to schools where I see elementary-aged girls excited about math and problem solving, and in them I can see future Adriannas and Celestes.


5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Research from School Library Journal indicates that maker activities at elementary and middle schools increased by 4 percent from 2014 to 2017. Thomas School has built two dedicated spaces to bolster STEM education, and plans to build a two-floor, state-of-the-art learning space called the Center for Leadership Innovation by 2020. 5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

This web-based scalable program is available for elementary through high school students and can last anywhere from four weeks to a year. For students, there are CSTEM camps and competitions to showcase the robot wizardry of programmers from elementary through high school.

CDC: Earlier School Start Times Detrimental to Teen Wellbeing

K-12 Schools - Education News

The government has included sleep patterns for teens as a topic in the Healthy People 2020 objectives, along with vaccination goals and reducing suicides, unintended pregnancies, and fatal automobile accidents.

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The All-Black and Latino School Where Every Kid Can Code


According to that article, there would be 1 million unfilled computer science jobs by 2020, based on estimations from the U.S. In elementary school, she was bullied, and girls often started fights with her in the bathroom, pulling her hair and calling her names. WASHINGTON, D.C. —

Full-day kindergarten is great for kids, so why isn’t it required?

The Hechinger Report

Crisp Elementary School in Nashua, New Hampshire. Crisp Elementary School in the small city of Nashua, New Hampshire, nodded. But for the benefits of preschool to be sustained, experts argue, children must continue to receive a high-quality early elementary education.

Editor’s Picks 2015, No. three: It’s time for every student to learn to code

eSchool News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , by 2020, there will be 1.4 By incorporating coding and computer science into our schooling starting in elementary school, we can help close this gap and ensure we have enough individuals with the right knowledge and expertise to fill these jobs.

High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

The Hechinger Report

By 2020, two-thirds of all jobs will require postsecondary education , according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Using Educational Innovation to Catalyze Change

” In Menlo Park City School District’s path forward, using Rogers’ Adoption Curve , they plan to expand from innovators to early adopters in the school year 2019 – 2020. The Big Picture.

What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

Now, some school districts are pushing this job exploration into middle and even elementary school, convinced that helping students connect what they are learning to careers will not only deepen their engagement but also help them make more informed decisions about their educational paths. “In

OPINION: ‘Bad at math’ no more

The Hechinger Report

Two particular moments stand out to me that changed the way I thought about mathematics and myself: the paper folding task and our field trip to an elementary school. A field trip we took to an elementary school also mattered greatly to my own math transformation. Zoe Clute.

US On-Time Graduation Rate Hits Record at 81%

K-12 Schools - Education News

John Gomperts, president and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance, a group working to see the the national graduation rate reach 90% by 2020, said the current increase has allowed around 2 million additional students to graduate high school with a diploma.

To boost black students, we should give free college to students who don’t need it

The Hechinger Report

trillion, the student debt crisis in the United States has exploded in recent years and has become a key electoral issue in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections.

With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’

The Hechinger Report

Black students who have a black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate high school and go to college. At Benjamin Franklin Elementary and Eleanor McMain Secondary, Nathaniel and Nathan Albert were inseparable.

DeVos’ support of charters spells disaster for their Democrat backers

The Hechinger Report

Political hopefuls should offer policy solutions to two divergent statistics: The percentage of students of color in public elementary and high schools is increasing, but the proportion of millennials of color entering the teaching profession is lessening. When U.S.

STEM Gains Traction in After-School Programs

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It’s estimated that by 2020 there will be 1 million more unfilled computer science jobs in the U.S.


Betsy DeVos on Teacher Vouchers, Walkouts and Being Clickbait


This represents change only for those people who want to make a change,” she said, adding that schools can choose between using that money to fund elementary, secondary or pre-K programs (though that last one is up for debate ). Left unsaid: The 2020 federal budget proposal that would cut $8.8

What’s school without grade levels?

The Hechinger Report

By the fall of 2020, all Northern Cass students will plot their own academic courses to high school graduation, while sticking with same-age peers for things like gym class and field trips. And when kids should stop going to elementary school and start attending a middle school across town.

Why a High-Achieving District Keeps Tinkering With a School Model That Already Works


Four of our seven elementary schools are ranked in the top 20 schools in Pennsylvania, and our high school forensics team is recognized as one of the best teams in the nation. There were buildings with 60 computers in a lab servicing 600 elementary students, and teachers were going to extraordinary measures to give their students access to technology—maybe once a month. We’ve all heard the old cliche, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it.”

LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global


GALA opened with only 6th and 9th grades and will grow each year until it encompasses 6th-12th grade by 2020. in Elementary Education. With a look of concern, Ella raised her hand and asked, “I want to ask my partner a question but I don’t want to be rude.”

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How we increased our graduation rate and student achievement

eSchool News

Biggest challenge: MDCPS’ challenge was to increase graduation rates so that at least 90 percent of students will graduate with a standard high school diploma by 2020. Additionally, mobile devices were provided to additional subject areas, including laptops to all elementary schools.

Students can’t learn if they don’t show up at school

The Hechinger Report

Third-graders at Alamosa Elementary School in Albuquerque practice reading with first-graders in Carrie Ramirez’s classroom. This is only the second year Alamosa Elementary has been tracking attendance student by student.

Businesses say students aren’t mastering basic workplace skills. Are they right?

The Hechinger Report

By 2020, the state estimates 70 percent of its jobs will require either an industry-recognized certificate or a post-secondary degree, and yet, less than 45 percent of the state’s residents have any education beyond high school.

James O’Hagan: 5 Reasons to Bring ESports to your School

The CoolCatTeacher

James: Vicki, one of the things that I am a big proponent of, and this comes from my days of being an elementary school teacher, I think it’s more important at the high school.