Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

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Advocate: Young introverts need parental advocacy for public school. Schools can change the definition of participation and offer different ways to meet the needs of introverts. Advocate Education News Featured Higher Education humanity Secondary Education STEAM Teacher Tips TechnologyWritten by: Robyn D. Shulman. Quiet people have the loudest minds,”- Stephen Hawking.

Improving reading skills and SEL through text-based discussions

eSchool News

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, director of customer advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. Recent research has shown that SEL increases high school graduation rates, and post-secondary enrollment and graduation rates, as well as employment rates and wages.

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Homework: Helpful, Harmful, or Otherwise?

Reading By Example

These examples are, by definition, homework. This seems to fly in the face of research, such as John Hattie’s meta-analysis that homework has a negligible effect in elementary school and a significant one at the secondary. Advocacy Leadership principal as an advocate Reflection Teaching genius hour homework john hattieAs I write this, I am out on our back patio. My kids are in the neighbor’s backyard, flying a kite with friends.

ESSA learning more, doing more

NeverEndingSearch

After eight years without a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), ESSA becomes law with references to school libraries and librarians. Deb notes that school librarians are included in the definition of “specialized instructional support personnel” and that Title I plans must be developed in consultation with “specialized instructional support personnel.”. activism advocacy ESSA technology

The Awkward Truth About ‘Free College’—It Isn’t Truly Free

Edsurge

The challenge in presenting a program as ‘free’ is it may cause people to underestimate the full cost of attendance,” said Carrie Welton, director of policy and advocacy at the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, in an interview with EdSurge.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, Director of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. Recent research has shown that SEL increases high school graduation rates, and post-secondary enrollment and graduation rates, as well as employment rates and wages.

From here to there: Musings about the path to having good OER for every course on campus

Iterating Toward Openness

I made what was probably the clearest statement of my vision for the future of learning materials in my Shuttleworth Fellowship application several years ago: My long-term goal is to create a world where OER are used pervasively throughout primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools. In this vision of the world, OER replace traditionally copyrighted, expensive textbooks for all primary, secondary, and post-secondary courses.

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The Cost Trap, Part 3

Iterating Toward Openness

In my recent post I asked us each to consider what “what is the real goal of our OER advocacy?” The second, which is my path, is to make common cause with others who are working on solving the problem of the cost of attending a post-secondary institution, like Martha Kanter , Morely Winograd , and others making slow but steady progress eliminating tuition as a barrier to students. There are several benefits, and by definition all benefits are beneficial. (I

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Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

The bad news is we’re not seeing a lot of innovation or discussion around personalized learning,” said Claire Voorhees, national policy director for the Tallahassee, Florida-based Foundation for Excellence in Education, an advocacy group for personalized learning. We’re not quite seeing the bold jump to innovation that we would like to see,” said Chip Slaven, a senior advocacy advisor for the Alliance for Excellent Education, which works to improve high schools.

The vast majority of students with disabilities don’t get a college degree

The Hechinger Report

All students with disabilities need to develop strong self-advocacy and communication skills to make sure they’re getting the supports they’re due, especially in the sink-or-swim real world. The transition going from high school to college was definitely difficult,” he said. The transition going from high school to college was definitely difficult. Adam Salomon at his high school graduation. Salomon’s mother, Karen, says he was not prepared for life after high school.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

Though the state definition of proficiency is changing, for years proficiency was measured by how many students reached a passing, or “basic” score on the math and English portion of state tests.). Of the dozen or so school leaders interviewed for this article, not one had a definitive answer for why the projections were so inflated. Once the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approves charters in Louisiana, the applications are generally set aside and ignored.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

Related: New data show some colleges are definitively unaffordable for many. Meanwhile, black and Hispanic students make up the fastest-growing proportion of Iowa primary and secondary school students , up from 13 percent in 2005 to 21 percent today. “We President Barack Obama delivers a speech at Macomb County Community College July 14, 2009 in Warren, Michigan.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

Arguably, there is no better example of this than the ongoing push that “everyone should learn to code,” led at the K–12 level by the industry-backed advocacy organization Code.org. ” As she argues in her book, “new institutions and new credentials are by definition lacking in prestige, the kind of prestige that lower-status workers and students need for their credential to combat discrimination in the labor market.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Clickers” are definitely not new — indeed, in my research for Teaching Machines , I found examples of classroom response systems dating back to the 1950s.

How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education

The Hechinger Report

I definitely would have struggled [in algebra] if I didn’t have to go through the process of re-taking.”. I definitely would have struggled if I didn’t have to go through the process of retaking,” Kylee said. “It For report cards, they convert those scores into letter grades to make it simple for parents, colleges and other post-secondary institutions to understand.