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

The CoolCatTeacher

In terms of young women, school counselors and really all educators can help young women and really all of our students learn more about computer science and technology by thinking about how it intersects with every area of interest. What are some resources for counselors and other educators?

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CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

CUE Advocacy Update. This bill was actively supported by CUE as well as most of the education associations potentially part of the Coalition mentioned in this article. Defining computer science education principles to meet needs of K-12 students.

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.

Notes from the UNI Education Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Notes from the UNI Education Summit in Cedar Falls, Iowa a couple of weeks ago… Website. I’m glad there are so many educators here; I always feel safer in a room of teachers! He said, “You’ve had a wonderful education. of Education was essentially correct.

Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

edWeb.net

Even with the NGSS’s emphasis on engineering, there’s still a feeling that in preschool and kindergarten, teachers shouldn’t place as much emphasis on the E in STEM. First, Keith said educators need to make sure they understand what engineering actually is.

North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

K-12 Schools - Education News

The North Carolina New Schools Project first received an $11 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, meant to restructure secondary education through the creation of smaller high schools. (Image: North Carolina New School Foundation).

11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom

Nureva

In a recent eSchool News study , 89% of educators said it was very important or important for students to lead their own learning. It puts students in the driver’s seat by taking them through five stages of activity: empathize, define, ideate, prototype and test – and it’s not just for STEM anymore. Self-advocacy. For many students, self-advocacy doesn’t come naturally. education student ownership

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Don Buckley - Co-Founder, Tools at Schools - "Is it Possible to Innovate in Education?"

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Join Us for the Third Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program. in Education Technology program at Long Island University.

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?” In my post I wrote, My ultimate goal is this: I want to (1) radically improve the quality of education as judged by learners, and (2) radically improve access to education. My goal is to facilitate radical improvements in education for everyone in the world. I don’t want to provide access to all to education as we currently do it.

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

The Hechinger Report

They tended to cite a combination of their own optimism coupled with pressure from state officials, who in turn were pressured to meet the federal educational goals set in No Child Left Behind. Department of Education officials estimated that 82 percent of schools would fall short.

The 2018 Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program. in Education Technology program at Long Island University.