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

EdNews Daily

The fascination over the differences between extroverts and introverts, how they communicate, and what they need, is by far, one of the most compelling topics over the past decade. There is no better time to recognize and make accommodating adjustments in both ecosystems.

ESSA learning more, doing more

NeverEndingSearch

I’d venture to say that most of us could stand to learn a little more about ESSA and its potential for school libraries and the communities we serve. Deb describes the victory, attributing it largely to grassroots networking. After eight years without a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), ESSA becomes law with references to school libraries and librarians. Don’t wait to be invited to this party.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Who’s the decider?

Reading By Example

After I shared out my previous post , describing my confusion about making sense of certain types of data, the International Literacy Association (ILA) replied with a link to a recent report on this topic: This is perfect timing for our #ILAchat this Thursday at 8:00 p.m. Response to Intervention is dependent on quantitative-based progress monitoring. There are concerns that bringing in students and their families might only contribute to the confusion through the fault of no one.

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The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

NeverEndingSearch

Her blog post shares: In 2019, SLSA approved re-imagining the ESIFC to adapt to the changing information, education, and technology environments, as well as the increasing diversity in our student populations. The answer is next to my broom, for the record.

Learn how the Alliance for Excellent Education can help you and your students! | @All4ed

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If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

iterating toward openness

A good friend and long-time internet user finds this out and begins trying to describe to you how awesome the internet is. Would these arguments actually inspire someone to want to use the internet? What would you add to this list?

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‘It’s OK to not be OK:’ How One High School Saved Lives with a 34-Question Survey

MindShift

In classrooms around the building, the school’s ninth-graders whizzed through an online mental health survey that would soon deliver real-time data to the group in the conference room. To hear that they weren’t fazed by that … was really refreshing.”. Our job is to help these kids.”.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Upgrading infrastructure, device maintenance, and ongoing professional development, in addition to program and device costs, mean tech initiatives need permanent budget lines that take into account the total cost. Are they prepared to adapt to other systems?

Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

edWeb.net

First, Keith said educators need to make sure they understand what engineering actually is. The engineering process involves several steps, though, from asking questions to determining if what the students built solves the problem.

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’s also just another indication of the growing wave of teachers who are committed to giving students a bigger say in how they learn. These innovators are fighting the misconceptions that surround student-led learning and seeing what can happen in their classrooms when they step to the side. Find six project ideas to get you started.

Notes from the UNI Education Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Jonathan Kozol (wow, was he wonderful to listen to…). I try to be bipartisan but former Iowa U.S. Senator Tom Harkin has talked with me for years about the damage that testing is doing to children. I’d like you to put it to use for our children.”.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

But I did decide to reclaim some 15,000 tweets and 5,000 favorites accumulated over 9 years and take them offline. Maybe you can put the server space to better use? You know how to reach me if you want to talk… Note to self: When deleting tweets in bulk, remember not to delete my keybase proof. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). So there is no increase in cost to taxpayers.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

But I did decide to reclaim some 15,000 tweets and 5,000 favorites accumulated over 9 years and take them offline. Maybe you can put the server space to better use? You know how to reach me if you want to talk… Note to self: When deleting tweets in bulk, remember not to delete my keybase proof. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). So there is no increase in cost to taxpayers.

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OPINION: Despite opposition, homeschooling is thriving

The Hechinger Report

Homeschooling mom Andrea Forte, right, pauses in her reading to answer a question from her daughter, Elena Forte, left, during Elena and her brother Devon’s language arts and history class time upstairs in the Forte family home on Aug. Here’s how to help them.

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

iterating toward openness

But from time to time I still step back and worry about field-level issues. 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. My end goal isn’t to increase OER adoption. And you don’t have to. A Path to the Other 93%?

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

The Hechinger Report

And it has everything to do with the policies of the states.”. His school and his state are trailblazers in personalized learning, a method that tailors instruction to students’ individual interests and learning speeds. 15, according to the U.S.

Looking at the World with Eyes Wide Open

RafranzDavis.com

I have no idea how to go back to normal. Let me rephrase that…I don’t want to. I equate this feeling to many…many years ago after visiting New Tech High and learning about PBL. Innovation is how we solve problems in new ways.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

In preparation for the expansion of its blended, partially online AP programs, Cincinnati Public Schools will be launching two week-long boot camps to prepare students tougher coursework. The program proved to be popular and drove the planned expansion.

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

The Hechinger Report

Read the whole series, “ Willing, able and forgotten: How high schools fail special ed students,” here. For those that enroll in two-year schools, the outcomes aren’t much better: 41 percent, according to federal data. Our kids are graduating to the couch.”.

My son has Asperger’s and wants to attend a rigorous college— why shouldn’t he?

The Hechinger Report

It’s not typically taught until ninth grade, but he loves baroque language and was drawn to the unit when it popped up on the self-paced math curriculum on his computer. Infuriatingly, the conversations would often end with a surprised remark about how smart he was.

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

The Hechinger Report

But in those early days, Fair had no idea how to handle her students with disabilities, whose educational challenges ranged from learning deficits to behavioral disturbance disorders. She was left to figure it out on the job.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

In preparation for the expansion of its blended, partially online AP programs, Cincinnati Public Schools will be launching two week-long boot camps to prepare students tougher coursework. The program proved to be popular and drove the planned expansion.

Students on the autism spectrum are often as smart as their peers — so why do so few go to college?

The Hechinger Report

Students who are part of Project REACH meet weekly to discuss study strategies and ways that autism affects them socially and academically. Richard stormed in and out of the classroom several times, trying to retrieve the paper. One talked quietly to himself.

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Leadership Summit will provide participants with the unique opportunity to: Develop the capacity to lead classrooms and educational systems that foster in students the will and the skill to tackle problems of real-world significance locally and globally.

Could we improve America by treating 2-year-olds better?

The Hechinger Report

Children begin learning basic literacy skills, like which direction to turn the pages, around age 2. This story is part of a series that looks at what makes the 2-year-old year so critical and what could be done to better support toddlers in America. According to the U.S.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

If nothing else, I’ve wanted as many days in December to pass as possible so that my calculations for the total amount of venture funding invested during the year were as accurate as I could get them to be when I hit ”publish.“ I think it’s safe to say, for example, that venture capital investment has fallen off rather precipitously this year. ” “ Crossing the chasm to profitability.” ” “ A path to profitability.”

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. This is a great opportunity to share your work or ideas!

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

The Hechinger Report

Elderkin says she used to routinely miss key skills and do poorly on tests. The switch to a proficiency-based education, which focuses on making sure students can demonstrate what they know, has helped students like Elderkin. This year Payne doesn’t expect to lose Kylee or anyone else.