OPINION: Too many young men are missing from college campuses like mine

The Hechinger Report

After all, men continue to earn more than women for the same work and have more access to the top jobs. In our increasingly knowledge-based economy, we are less globally competitive whenever we squander talent.

Access to a Digital Reading Tool Empowers Students to Discover and Enjoy eBooks

techlearning

Equity of access and the opportunity for deep personalization are founding principles of many 1:1 programs. This is especially true for ELL students or students with dyslexia, which is the most common language-based learning disability. Although Sora , the new reading app from OverDrive Education, was created to excite all students about reading, it has specific benefits for students with dyslexia and other language-based learning challenges.

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

While digital access remains an issue, educators and students now engaged in online teaching and learning have new types of issues to contend with. Dr. Smith recommends using the community and its knowledge base to obtain information, anticipate issues, and develop solutions.

Lessons from a school without walls

The Hechinger Report

It’s an idea that’s gaining traction as technology offers new tools for both tracking student learning and customizing classwork based on past performance. Like traditional schools, Hellerup’s student body is divvied up into grades; students are assessed based on projects, portfolios, and standardized tests; and teachers follow the national curriculum. The 10 grades are each split into groups with a designated base (analogous to a homeroom) and teacher.

THE HOW: Tricks for Digital Testing

Tech Helpful

In today's constantly connected world it can be anything from a student taking a photo of a paper test and sending it to their friends to hacking a teachers account to get access to the test and answers prior to the test. link] [link] [link] Access codes- You can make it so no one can access the quiz until you give them the access code/password to do so. Easy access is eliminated.

8 Non-Digital Remote Learning Ideas

A Principal's Reflections

Even with all the progress being made and practical innovations taking place, COVID-19 has unearthed on a global scale the inequity that persists when it comes to access to high-speed WIFI and technology. Even in more affluent areas, one cannot assume equitable access. Scaffolded questions and tasks : Piling on low-level questions that are recall and knowledge-based don’t constitute learning.

The COPPA Rule, FERPA, and the Security of Student Data

Doug Levin

More than half of K-12 students have access to a school-issued personal computing device, and in many school districts, online curriculum is becoming the norm. In this comment, I make four assertions: There is an emerging knowledge base on cybersecurity incidents involving schools and student data that should be used to guide decisionmaking. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S.

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

Access to social technologies combined with an increasing recognition of the need for unstructured play and flexible learning environments has prompted pedagogical shifts that help students engage, rather than simply observe. Here are a few emerging approaches: Project-Based Learning: PBL focuses on giving students real-world challenges that help them develop problem-solving skills. How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:01.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge.

Teachers As Researchers: The Power of Mindset

Digital Promise

I used to make changes in my classroom based on intuition - I just know what my students need - but found that intuition alone wasn’t enough to truly spark student learning. That quest to prove the effectiveness of my own practice started my interest in finding “research-based” teaching practices. Just because something is research-based doesn’t necessarily mean it’s relevant or valid for my classroom. Step Three – Fund Your Knowledge Base.

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The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge. It goes without saying that a certain amount of content is required like learning letters and numbers to be able to move to different levels of knowledge construction in language arts and mathematics respectively.

The Purpose of Content

A Principal's Reflections

Day in and day out a repetitive cycle ensued in most classes where my classmates and I were given information and then tasked with demonstrating what we learned, or in a few cases, constructing new knowledge. It goes without saying that a certain amount of content is required like learning letters and numbers to be able to move to different levels of knowledge construction in language arts and mathematics respectively.

3 Tools to Use AI in the Classroom Now

Mindspark Learning

According to their CEO , Michal Borkowski, "Brainly has helped millions of students around the world get unstuck on tough homework questions through its collaborative community of diverse individuals, removing traditional boundaries on access to knowledge.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge. It features a knowledge base of articles that users can easily find using a search bar. and “Are they using their work computer or personal devices to access student information?”

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

CCSD started using ServiceNow, a cloud-based IT management platform, as a ticketing tool two years ago to stay on top of help desk requests and streamline workflow. So, they soon created a self-service portal powered by ServiceNow called “ASK,” which stands for action, service and knowledge. It features a knowledge base of articles that users can easily find using a search bar. and “Are they using their work computer or personal devices to access student information?”

3 Tools to Model AI in the Classroom Now

Mindspark Learning

According to their CEO , Michal Borkowski, "Brainly has helped millions of students around the world get unstuck on tough homework questions through its collaborative community of diverse individuals, removing traditional boundaries on access to knowledge.

5 Technology Workflows Your School Needs

Vizor

Make the link to submit a ticket EASILY accessible from the website. Create a knowledge base of documents so students and parents can access them after school hours.

Racism, Consumerism, and a Conversation With My Son About the Future of Diversity

Edsurge

Whether due to an absence of knowledge or a lack of systems designed to inform, too often when the term “racism” is mentioned in America the images of shackled blacks being bought, sold, mangled and killed are the first to enter the minds.

OETC Partners with TeamDynamix

techlearning

OETC has partnered with TeamDynamix to provide access to their products for OETC members. The solution is built for education and offers an online portal with an integrated knowledge base. [ TeamDynamix offers IT Service Management (ITSM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) on a single platform. The solution helps K-12 districts and Higher Ed institutions manage IT service delivery, including help desk services, change management, and project management.

Now is the time to redefine readiness

eSchool News

Their presence in the workplace will alter or eliminate many tasks that people carry out today, including tasks associated with knowledge-based work, creative work, and care-based professions. Technology is also changing the structure of work, due in large part to the lower coordination costs afforded by the Internet and the access to an expanded labor pool resulting from globalization. Today’s working adults have seen a lot of change in the employment landscape.

What is the 21st Century Lesson Plan?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology and the connected world put a fork in the old model of teaching–instructor in front of the class, sage on the stage, students madly taking notes, textbooks opened to the chapter being reviewed, homework as worksheets based on the text, tests regurgitating important facts. Transfer of knowledge is critical. This includes online dictionaries and thesauruses, how-to videos, and access to teacher assistance outside of class.

The Missing Literacies – Networking to Learn #iste2015

There is no box

These groups (or Personal Learning Networks) allow for just in time information requests, asynchronous collaboration and archived knowledge bases. If we do not teach children how to build online networks to access learning resources, then we are failing to empower them as learners. If we don’t embrace technology to build personal networks of our own for learning, then we risk being left behind in a world of ubiquitous access to information and just in time learning.

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

It is well known that individuals construct new knowledge based on what they already know, that they learn differently from one another, and that they learn best when they are asked to perform appropriately challenging tasks. Given the variation in students’ knowledge, skills and learning strategies, it is difficult for educators to provide each unique student with the best opportunity to learn.

OPINION: 7 in 10 students aren’t writing at grade level — we can do better

The Hechinger Report

A systematic approach to writing instruction is missing from the knowledge base. But if a large percentage of students cannot identify and use these linguistic tools of thinking even at the sentence level, pushing for rigor without teaching the linguistic resources that provide access to it leaves struggling students further behind. These strategies improve oral language, deepen students’ content knowledge, and fortify reading comprehension and writing all at the same time.

Professional Development That Works for You

N2Y

Special educators know how important it is that unique learners have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills, advancing toward such positive outcomes as a fulfilling, productive role in society and independence. Essential Support for Changing Lives.

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The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector

Vizor

In addition, if a student does have a problem with their laptop, they will also have access to the knowledge base portal that the school can put important information. A knowledge base portal is a series of potential problems and related solutions. Students can access the portal at any time in case there’s a problem.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet. ” According to the Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR) “We must deeply redesign curriculum to be relevant to the knowledge skills, character qualities, and met-learning students need in their lives.” In other words, they learned and built their own knowledge base. To expand their knowledge, they had to assemble a library and know how to find books in it.

Teaching Vocabulary in the Service of Knowledge

edWeb.net

Strengthening students’ grasp of language and knowledge takes more than merely learning a weekly list of core words, contended Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” Hiebert, Author of Scholastic W.O.R.D., This approach helps students acquire a richer bank of words while developing knowledge.

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Do It Right the First Time: How to Maximize Your Edtech Investment

Edsurge

The plan detailed updates to hardware and infrastructure, enabling access to high-quality, interactive digital content and curriculum resources, and providing additional ongoing professional development opportunities for educators.

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5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

These are game-based learning where students strive to type fast so they can beat an opponent. For any level of student: Offer a variety of game-based typing practice and let students pick the one that works best for them. Preview all materials before giving students access. It has eighteen units that blend tech knowledge into the real world.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Expanding the knowledge base for more conversation is problematic because you need to increase the static responses and link them to new requests and questions. In the same way, the 9-dimensional make-up of the e nterpriseMind platform gives our AI understanding, or meaning, and has two major benefits: first, it can learn facts automatically at minimal cost and second, it can scale this knowledge into human level functionality. By Charles Sosnik.

The Future of MOOCs Must Be Decolonized

Edsurge

Knowledge Production The content on MOOCs is typically produced in universities from the U.S. Such a model assumes a deficit of knowledge in other parts of the world and a belief that non-Western parts of the world have less or even nothing to contribute to online learning. This excludes vast amounts of people, and the potential for a truly pluralistic global knowledge base vanishes to colonial and imperial languages and cultures.

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School Leadership in the Common Core Era

A Principal's Reflections

This framework not only incorporates recommendations for schoolwide literacy practices, integrated curricula, and broad-based instructional strategies for diverse learners but also integrates ideas for school communities to examine what they collectively value to promote an understanding and respect for the talents and challenges of special student populations. The following is a guest post by Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, Dr. Maria G. Dove, and Dr. Audrey Cohan.

Why Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education

Neo LMS

The traditional educational model goes something like this: students of approximately the same age go to school, sit quietly in rows in a classroom and pay attention to what a teacher or another has to say, for most of the day; then, they go home and do their homework, based on the day’s lectures; later, at regular intervals of time, they get their knowledge tested and they pass on (or not) to the next grade. Read more: What is competency-based learning?