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Here’s the information you need to help you make the better choice in 2020

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We’re less than a year away from the 2020 presidential election; last week we saw seven Democratic presidential candidates participate in a forum dedicated to education issues held in Pittsburgh. I look forward to continuing to write for a better democracy in 2020.

Making every lesson a STEM lesson

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The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Lego play is a critical part of the district’s efforts to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts early, and in an engaging way.

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Challenging the tried-and-true, to serve a younger generation of students

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The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times ’ s education supplement, Learning. Biochemistry can be elementary. While men tend to dominate STEM fields, girls are as interested in these lessons as boys, he said.

She gave up on public schools that rejected her bold ideas a decade ago. Now she’s back.

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The partnership with Acera builds on this work, expanding Pyne Arts’ project-based learning efforts, increasing their focus on STEM topics and leaning into the idea that school success is about more than just test scores. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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STUDENT VOICE: Don’t call me ‘Indian’ — A line of strong Ojibwe women inspired my journey to college

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Whether it was from elementary school teachers, elderly white neighbors or history textbooks, the label has always defined me. ” Related: Alaska Native students pursue STEM, with great success. This story about tribal students was produced was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. My mother’s side of the family never immigrated to North America — they’ve always been here.

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Making Is Great Because It’s Chaotic. But Not Everyone Is Looking for Chaos.

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That’s the first word that Anna Kwan, a K-5 STEM teacher at a public school in Aurora, Colo., Elementary school educators were more likely than secondary school educators to allow students relatively unstructured time to experiment with physical materials, often in the form of manipulatives.

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

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Vicki: Today we’re talking with Heidi Sloan, a Virginia 5th grade teacher who has the privilege of reporting on the Iditarod this year, February 19-22, 2018. Heidi: They have actually selected some finalists for 2019, so the next up would be 2020.

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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.

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

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Photo: Stephanie Strom for The Hechinger Report. South Carolina’s Charleston County School District is among the many school districts around the country now working to modify and extend those programs to its middle and elementary schools. “It’s In 2020, the C.E.

K–12 Education’s Top Tech Hurdles to Innovation

EdTech Magazine

A recent report from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) identified five key roadblocks for K–12 schools’ digital transformation in 2020. The gap between technology and pedagogy begins before technology gets to the classroom , according to CoSN’s report.

K–12 Schools Work to Incorporate Computer Science into Curriculums

EdTech Magazine

Forecasts report that computer science skills will be essential for the future workforce, creating a need for K–12 experts to work harder to incorporate such lessons into the curriculum. . Research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that number could be reached by 2020.

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

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Photo: Jacob Carroll for the Hechinger Report. Photo: Jacob Carroll for the Hechinger Report. Black students who have a black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate high school and go to college. Photo: Jacob Carroll for the Hechinger Report.

OPINION: ‘Bad at math’ no more

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As math classes are required for nearly all STEM majors, I felt that I had been turned away at the door to success – that I would never achieve a high-paying or prestigious career, all because I was bad at math. Zoe Clute is a member of Stanford University’s class of 2020. Zoe Clute.

Betsy DeVos on Teacher Vouchers, Walkouts and Being Clickbait

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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

K–12 Education’s Top Tech Hurdles to Innovation

EdTech Magazine

A recent report from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) identified five key roadblocks for K–12 schools’ digital transformation in 2020. The gap between technology and pedagogy begins before technology gets to the classroom , according to CoSN’s report. That’s backwards,” notes the CoSN report. For example, the report notes an interesting project in Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia.

K–12 Education’s Top Tech Hurdles to Innovation

EdTech Magazine

A recent report from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) identified five key roadblocks for K–12 schools’ digital transformation in 2020. The gap between technology and pedagogy begins before technology gets to the classroom , according to CoSN’s report. That’s backwards,” notes the CoSN report. For example, the report notes an interesting project in Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia.

Pearson asks N.J. students for help designing new digital products

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Nine New Jersey elementary middle school students are joining forces with Pearson designers and developers to help the company design features for digital learning solutions. According to the STEM Coalition , by 2020, there will be 9.2 million STEM jobs in the U.S.

What’s school without grade levels?

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Photo: Chris Berdik for 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. Photo: Chris Berdik for The Hechinger Report.

What Does ‘Career Readiness’ Look Like in Middle School?

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This story about career readiness was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Stephanie Strom for The Hechinger Report). In 2020, the C.E. Stephanie Strom for The Hechinger Report).

Out of poverty, into the middle class

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Photo by Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report. Editor’s note: This story is part of Map to the Middle Class , a Hechinger Report series exploring how schools can prepare young people for the good middle-class jobs of the future. Elementary school: hated it,” Amber says.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “A new analysis from the Center for American Progress found more than two dozen minority-serving institutions would fail a graduation rate requirement for funding in the proposed House update to the Higher Education Act ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” (National) Education Politics.

How to make Cleveland ‘great again’

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During the Republican and Democratic conventions, The Hechinger Report will publish a new story each day, examining what the party proposals might mean for the future of education. Our staff reporters will provide education coverage from Cleveland and Philadelphia.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” Via Edsurge : “20 By 2020: Quizlet ’s Big Revenue Ambitions From Third-Party Content Partners.” ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “More than 150 House and Senate Democrats sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter Monday that objected to her department’s recently announced shift in how it chooses the contractors that service federal student loans ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” “ Trump Orders Government to Stop Work on Y2K Bug , 17 Years Later,” Bloomberg reports. Task Force Seeks Comment on Higher-Ed Outcomes Reporting Standards.”