Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

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Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

I was over in one of the elementary schools the other day, and three years ago we were all in awe and kind of gaga about a high school student who was all in with drones, and sort of building and flying, and learning about aviation and drones with his high school peers.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

CUE

And even more rarely does it get the title “Hoax” hung on it by a major magazine. Room 17, Powell Valley Elementary School. Advocacy Connected Educator Education Technology Technology in Education Uncategorized edtech hoax response TIMEEDITORIAL.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Read a book, blog, or magazine. Hello World magazine from the Raspberry Pi Foundation (a magazine on computing and digital making for educators by educators). See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

This is really for all learners—adults as well as students—not just for those students with disabilities,” said Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary District 97 (IL). Earlier, she served as a building administrator and elementary teacher, also in New Jersey.

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Research from School Library Journal indicates that maker activities at elementary and middle schools increased by 4 percent from 2014 to 2017. It’s a creative space where students not only can build things, but also create things, such as a new advocacy program on a social issue. “In He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines. 5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

edWeb.net

A decorated educator of 21 years, Monica has received honors and awards from a wide variety of organizations for her leadership, advocacy, and classroom instruction. Department of Education) and Parents magazine.

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.

“Kids who have less, need more”: The fight over school funding

The Hechinger Report

Taheem Fennel poses for a picture with his mom and stepdad after his fifth-grade graduation ceremony at Bancroft Elementary School. The staff at Bancroft Elementary School suggested counseling, and his mother eagerly accepted the help.

How one Mississippi community copes with influx of Hispanic students

The Hechinger Report

Luis Antonio Hernandez reads a story about Cinco de Mayo to students in Christy Crotwell’s first grade class at Morton Elementary School. Morton Elementary Principal Debbie Herring on the dramatic increase in the Hispanic population.

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. We currently spend $634 billion total on elementary and secondary public education. (Of

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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 New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” The Salt Lake City school board has voted to rename Jackson Elementary. million for California’s Ravenwood Elementary School District; $1 million to Stephanie Jones of the Harvard Graduate School of Education; and $75,000 to Matthew Biel of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. ” Via George Veletsianos : “ Educational Technology Magazine archive (1966–2017).”

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

” The Gates Foundation is perhaps the best known organization for furthering political advocacy through its funding mechanisms. But, as New York Magazine quipped , “Laurene Powell Jobs is undaunted by these facts.” According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Five Ways to Reduce Racial Bias in Your Children (by Greater Good magazine): Trustworthy practical tips from UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. Teaching and learning happen within cultural, political, and social circumstances.