A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Discovering Interests, Igniting Passions, and Amplifying Student Voice

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We were trying to decide what kind of text would immerse students in a variety of topics while still being very accessible to a range of reading levels. I’m not really sure how we decided it, but we decided to try magazines. This magazine features a lot of fashion and crafts.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

So what are some of the resources that counselors can access that will help them in this area? It’s completely free and very accessible. It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ). I’m particularly interested in the “Careers With Code” magazine.

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A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

We provide access. Without this access, students ignore thousands of dollars of content their parents’ tax dollars support. Without physical and intellectual access to these resources, students will not be prepared for the similar high quality academic content they will encounter at the university. School librarians ensure that all students have equitable access to these tools. Access to these tools is an intellectual freedom issue.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam: I think that one of the things that particularly — in states like Virginia where the resources that localities have access to can be wildly different.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders. ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources.

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

The Hechinger Report

The series was produced by The Hechinger Report and Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project , nonprofit news organizations focused on education coverage, in partnership with Slate Magazine.

What We Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Education Secretary

Edsurge

She supports charter school expansion : DeVos and her husband established the Great Lakes Education Project , an advocacy group for school choice that was instrumental in getting Michigan to abandon plans to regulate charter schools earlier this year. Can you imagine sitting through an indifferent lecture when you know there are programs that make learning fun, resources that make information instantly accessible? President-elect Donald J.

Republican platform for higher ed: Less red tape and less money

The Hechinger Report

The education advocacy group the Committee for Education Funding, which opposes the cuts, calculates that they would reduce Pell spending by $78 billion over 10 years. “An Republicans argue spending alone doesn’t improve access to higher education. Past is prologue. Convention coverage.

?Forbes “30 Under 30” Education Leaders to Learn From in 2017

Edsurge

The magazine’s “30 Under 30” list, which highlights young leaders in fields such as technology, music and healthcare, added education to the list in 2013 and since then has grown from nearly 90 nominations in 2014 to more than 450 last year. Shanyn Ronis (29), founder of Education Global Access Program. It’s no small feat making Forbes “30 Under 30” roundup, which in 2017 boasts an acceptance rate of less than 4 percent. Shots at getting into Stanford and Harvard are both higher.)

?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. Students need to have an option to reply where they can briefly indicate why they were absent and, if they are in crisis, be automatically redirected to on-campus (ex: counselling center) and neighborhood assistance (immigration advocacy). This means that students sometimes need to be in front of a stationary computer in order to access course content.

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Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To have access to the full set of recordings, please purchase the archive set. Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001.

Could we improve America by treating 2-year-olds better?

The Hechinger Report

The series was produced by The Hechinger Report and Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project , nonprofit news organizations focused on education coverage, in partnership with Slate Magazine. But next to nothing is done to provide access to child care for 2-year-olds or to regulate it.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. . They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website.

Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

psid=2011-09-15.1730.M.9E9FE58134BE68C3B413F24B3586CF.vcr&sid=2008350 and a portable.mp3 audio recording can be accessed at [link]. Sam’s writings about his work have appeared in both magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Education Week and USA Today.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

In my other life, I'm a poet, I'm a writer… I do freelance work, through different magazines, and had a poetry book come out less than a year ago. Facing History and Ourselves , Teaching Tolerance … And so, for me, Twitter is (at its best) this remarkable encyclopedia of information and people and ideas that you have access to instantaneously, that you simply might not have had before.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

In September, the magazine announced it was up for sale , but it appears as though the fallout from the retracted article – the ongoing court cases, that is – might stymy efforts to sell.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. Via the New York Magazine : “The Death of Vine Makes the Internet a Worse Place.” Blackboard has acquired Fronteer , a software company that helps make course materials accessible. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Chalkbeat : NYC schools Chancellor Richard “Carranza unveils capital plan with $750 million in fixes for disability access.” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors , Advocacy Group Says.” Via The New York Magazine : “The Class of 1946–2018 Twenty-seven school-shooting survivors bear their scars, and bear witness.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” asks New York Magazine. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Department of Education has placed restrictions on access to federal student aid for West Virginia public universities after the state was late submitting required annual financial statements for the third year in a row. Ed-Tech Magazine asks “How Diverse Is the Higher Ed IT Workforce ?” (National) Education Politics. “Who Is Betsy DeVos ?”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Bitcoin Magazine : “Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain.” Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Starting March 15, the university will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order,” reports Inside Higher Ed. “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. ” Via PC Magazine : “Researchers Show Off ‘Mind-Reading’ Robot.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “For-profit institutions that cater to service members see chance to connect with students in Senate-passed provision expanding access on military bases.” Education Politics.