Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters

Digital Promise

To aid EdClusters in developing this understanding, Digital Promise has created a new toolkit that delivers a crash course in Social Network Analysis (SNA). The post Social Network Analysis Toolkit: Building Stronger Networks for EdClusters appeared first on Digital Promise.

Access does not equal equity

The Hechinger Report

An analysis of Department of Education data by The Hechinger Report found that 29 of the 37 schools either meet the city’s current standard of a racially representative school or reflect (within five percentage points) their borough’s demographic makeup for at least two ethnic groups.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

Edsurge

million new students have been connected to high-speed access since 2013, and 98 percent of school districts now meet the Federal Communications Commission’s 100 kpbs/student goal for internet access, there remain 2.3 million more students have access to high-speed internet than did in 2013, for a total of 44.7 By 2022, they’re likely to be as much of a background expectation, as fast and pervasive internet access is today.

Using DataBasic for Simple Data Analysis

ProfHacker

However, a lot of the tools for next-level data analysis aren’t particularly easy to use and can be overkill for simple lessons. Have you tried DataBasic, or do you have a favorite tool for classroom data analysis? Reviews Software Teaching data analysis database visualization

Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions

The Hechinger Report

Their issues are financial access to college, not that black or Latino students are taking their places. The post Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions appeared first on The Hechinger Report. Analysis Higher Ed Politics Race

40 Most Popular Ed-Tech Tools in K-12 Identified in New Analysis

Marketplace K-12

The study showed that half of the time schools access ed-tech tools is for operational purposes (such as using online gradebooks) and for research and data gathering. The post 40 Most Popular Ed-Tech Tools in K-12 Identified in New Analysis appeared first on Market Brief.

App of the Week: Video analysis of performance

eSchool News

Coach’s Eye-Video Analysis. It allows detailed, visual feedback thanks to powerful analysis tools and superior playback ability. Find exact moments in a performance, tap Analyze to open a variety of analysis tools, and then tap Record to capture your analysis.

Immersive Tech, Virtual Reality Market to Soar Worldwide, New Analysis Predicts

Marketplace K-12

The number of students accessing head-mounted displays of virtual and augmented reality will soar in the coming years, but some companies may struggle to monetize their products.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Good analysis of higher ed trends and strategy: Jon McGee’s _Breakpoint_

Bryan Alexander

Jon McGee’s Breakpoint (2015, Johns Hopkins) offers a very solid, useful, and accessible analysis of current trends in higher education. In the book’s first half McGee does a great job of exploring transformative forces in economics, demographics, and culture.

Introducing The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research

ProfHacker

There’s a new resource for librarians looking for high-quality, open-access library and information science research, The Idealis. Profession open access scholarly communication scholarly publishing

Virginia State Project: Initial data analysis highlights broadband opportunities for divisions

Education Superhighway

This past spring, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a partnership between the state of Virginia and EducationSuperHighway to work toward ensuring that all Virginia public schools have equal and affordable access to broadband technology. Cost drivers for high-speed Internet access.

Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college?

The Hechinger Report

They actually asked us what is important,” said Nixon, the executive director of the New York-based College and Community Fellowship, which helps women get access to education after incarceration. The post Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college?

Accessibility, Audio Texts, and the Persistence of Print

ProfHacker

Her scholarly work focuses on the circulation of ideas about race, sex, and gender via visual and material culture; her work for Yale's Center for Teaching and Learning supports the university's accessibility initiatives. Asking faculty to make their course materials accessible is challenging.

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate

Educator Innovator

Access toolkits with resources related to these topics and more are available online.

Building Thinking Skills to Help Students Access Their Best Work

MindShift

Students need these skills in everything they learn, but often aren’t aware of them as interstitial thinking steps necessary for a deeper analysis or more meaningful product. Instead, analysis and synthesis have to become part of every performance task in every class.

National Study: What Apps Work Best?

techlearning

General data on use is valuable but even more relevant is an analysis of what apps were most widely adopted, used, used intensively, and were successful in promoting student learning in math, ELA, and science. resources Webinar Resources App historical analysis Research technology

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Accessing Knowledge and Expertise

Connecting 2 the World

This is a continuation of my dissertation: The last two themes dealt with how the group and members accessed, created, and used knowledge and expertise. In the one theme, knowledge and expertise of perceived value often was used as currency within the power structure, with study participants sharing, accessing resources, or withholding their knowledge and expertise based on their analysis of situational factors within the environment.

Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages

SpeechTechie

I recently discovered ReadWorks - this website provides free access to reading passages and much more, with skill and strategy units on many topics in comprehension. Expository text passages are handy for language intervention. There's a lot you can teach with a passage as a context!

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5 Principles for Evaluating State Test Scores

edWeb.net

For better or worse, standardized test scores are simple for anyone to access, typically a link or two away on the web. First, data analysis is reductive; details about the data are lost when aggregated at the school, district, or state level.

Americans don’t realize state funding for higher ed is falling, new poll finds

The Hechinger Report

This disconnect between financial realities and public perception has far-reaching political implications, said Tom Harnisch, director of state relations and policy analysis at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Some experts have a new idea to help students afford college: more federal loans

The Hechinger Report

The aid offered to a sample of 11,000 students fell short by $12,000, on average, of covering what they’d have to pay, even after accounting for every possible grant and federal loan, according to an analysis by New America. Tillman Hall at Clemson University.

Racial diversity as a financial necessity at state universities

The Hechinger Report

” Still, the university is far whiter than the state it serves, according to a Hechinger Report analysis of the most recent national data. For the third year in a row, a Hechinger Report analysis of national data has found more than a third of U.S.

Three Higher Education Proposals to Watch from the White House

Edsurge

What better way to ensure that students have up-to-date information on their eligibility, while also ensuring that the government can conduct real-time analysis on the costs of these federal programs? Education Technology Higher Education Access and AffordabilityOver the last three weeks, Washington has seen a flurry of activity around federal higher education policy.

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After all the fuss about getting in, how do poor students survive on elite campuses?

The Hechinger Report

Her point, and Jack’s spot-on analysis, both illustrate why the discussion of elite campuses must shift from admission to acclimation. Access, Jack says, is not inclusion.

The rural school district Obama fought to save

The Hechinger Report

Students in Dillon had little access to Advanced Placement courses, art and music; and teacher salaries were much lower than in other parts of the state. Analysis K-12 NewsNow shuttered, this portion of J.V.

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

NeverEndingSearch

And they could be critical for baseline analysis of student skills and formative assessment. Argument Analysis : Students compare and evaluate two posts from a newspaper’s comment section. Homepage Analysis : Students identify advertisements on a news website.

Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Different context, opinions, fact checks, analysis. g suite GAFE/Chromebooks tips google google accessibility Google for EducatorsGoogle kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Here is a summary of them with links to more info on each one. I'm pretty excited for these.

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Few preschool apps are developmentally appropriate, report finds

The Hechinger Report

K-12 News online learning Technology accessThe iPhone App store offers dozens of apps aimed at preschool students. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

The Hechinger Report

It’s the central tenet of President Trump’s plan to reform American education: Give more families access to the kind of school choice that has always existed in America for those who can afford it.

As small private colleges keep closing, some are fighting back

The Hechinger Report

And it’s begun a cost analysis of its smallest academic departments, with as few as 11 candidates for degrees apiece but as many as three full-time professors. Higher Ed News Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion

After colleges promised to increase it, hiring of black faculty declined

The Hechinger Report

Data analysis by Peter D’Amato. Higher Ed News Civil rights Data and research Higher education access Investigations RaceEbony McGee, a Vanderbilt University associate professor who studies diversity in education, in her office at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many

The Hechinger Report

It’s also simple math: The net prices charged by some private colleges and universities — the actual cost, after grants and discounts — are now significantly higher than some families’ entire annual incomes, the analysis, of U.S.

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Tackle teacher shortages with online learning

The Christensen Institute

These chronic shortages, in turn, tend to limit the coursework that students can access. For example, two in five high schools don’t offer physics, according to a recent Education Week Research Center analysis of data from the U.S.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

They’re also likely to require higher education, according to a Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis conducted for The Hechinger Report. The analysis was based on information from the O*NET Resource Center and the U.S.

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions

The Hechinger Report

For example, at Oklahoma Panhandle State University, the six-year graduation rate for Latino students pursuing a bachelor’s degree is 20 percent, but for all students it’s 43 percent and for white students it’s 46 percent, according to a Hechinger analysis.

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OPINION: ‘Free college’ fails to address racial and class gaps

The Hechinger Report

A 2018 report by the National College Access Network concluded that the average Pell grant recipient in 16 states and Puerto Rico can’t afford to attend a four-year public college and live on campus, even with grants, aid, loans and working full-time over the summer.

Belonging and Its Role in Math Achievement

edWeb.net

She has 20 years of experience in strategic communications, writing, and policy analysis, primarily in education. edWeb Blog access and equity belonging Math

Panicked universities in search of students are adding thousands of new majors

The Hechinger Report

The 15 universities and colleges nationwide that responded to the expansion of legalized gambling by rushing to add programs in casino management, for instance, produced all of 34 graduates in 2016, or about two graduates per program, an analysis by the education consulting firm Eduventures found.

The community college “segregation machine”

The Hechinger Report

A Hechinger Report/inewsource analysis of California community college data yielded stark results. Higher Ed News achievement gap community college Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education completion Race Testing