A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

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And even more rarely does it get the title “Hoax” hung on it by a major magazine. Here, we see a report that’s sixteen years old. Advocacy Connected Educator Education Technology Technology in Education Uncategorized edtech hoax response TIMEEDITORIAL.

More Students Are Becoming Activists. Teachers Can Help Strengthen Their Voice.

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high schools report increased interest in political activism among their students. In our summer program, my colleague Aidan Smith adapted research from her book, “Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency,” into a workshop that prompted students to analyze family portraits of presidential candidates on People magazine covers from the 1950’s to today.

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

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28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. It also provides classroom management and anonymous reporting features, as well as tools to help schools and IT departments manage multiple devices.

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. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Republican platform for higher ed: Less red tape and less money

The Hechinger Report

During the Republican and Democratic conventions, The Hechinger Report will publish a new story each day, examining what the party proposals might mean for the future of education. Our staff reporters will provide education coverage from Cleveland and Philadelphia. Past is prologue.

Charter school leaders are complicit with segregation, and it’s hurting their movement

The Hechinger Report

But 77 percent of white students are enrolled in “A-” and “B-” rated schools, according to a new report by non-profit advocacy group Urban League of Louisiana. As the AP report states, “[L]evels of segregation correspond with low achievement levels at schools of all kinds.”

A guide for how to select the best tech tools for your school

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One educator even contributed excerpts of his how-to article from the February 2016 issue of Tech & Learning magazine.”. Travis Rink, an assistant high school principal who also manages Boxlight’s global training as the educator advocacy leader.

?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Students need to have an option to reply where they can briefly indicate why they were absent and, if they are in crisis, be automatically redirected to on-campus (ex: counselling center) and neighborhood assistance (immigration advocacy). In 2013, PC Magazine reported that people between the ages of 18 to 24 are 16 percent more likely than any other demographic to have a cracked screen.

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

The Hechinger Report

Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report Photo: Lillian Mongeau/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.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

Digital Promise

It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. . Community/ecological psychology , alluded to throughout our description of how to address the needs of the entire family, provides valuable information concerning prevention of family problems, building networks of social support and empowerment through advocacy efforts. The Reporter 13(2), 1-5, 15.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors , Advocacy Group Says.” ” Then, “A Day Later, Football Coach Out at Maryland,” Inside Higher Ed reported. Research, “Research,” and Reports.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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On his first full day in office, the President used a speech at CIA headquarters to call journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth,” chastising the media for reports that there had been low turnout at his inauguration.

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But the struggling sector’s political giving is down since peaking in 2012,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. Testing, Testing… Via the Hechinger Report : “On a classroom-based test for new teachers , black teachers score lower.”

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” asks New York Magazine. DeVos reported a new investment of between $250,001 and $500,000 in the Michigan-based Neurocore , according to a financial disclosure form that was certified by government ethics officials on Wednesday.” ” “The president of the Boy Scouts needs the Trump administration to approve his mega-merger,” Quartz reports – that’s Randall Stephenson, also the CEO of AT&T. ” asks US News & World Report.

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How one Mississippi community copes with influx of Hispanic students

The Hechinger Report

Disclaimer: Harrison-Henderson, a former journalist, wrote several articles for The Hechinger Report before she worked for the state.). The maps on his wall — culled from National Geographic magazines — came from his personal collection.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Department of Education on Monday distributed proposals for rewriting the gainful-employment rule , which the Trump administration halted last summer,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via the Lansing State Journal : “Some faculty leaders at Michigan State University are threatening to seek the resignations of the entire MSU Board of Trustees if it follows through with a reported plan to appoint John Engler interim president.”

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “ NSF starts requiring that institutions report findings of harassment and suspensions in its funded labs and field sites, and reminds institutions that it can pull funding where necessary.” ” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” Research, “Research,” and Reports. Cancel student debt , new report shows.”

The Business of Education Technology

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Remind co-founder Brett Kopf was replaced as CEO by Brian Grey, formerly CEO of the Bleacher Report. These are just the ones that were reported by the press, of course.). ” 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.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Government Accountability Office said in a report Wednesday.” ” “Former Lake Michigan College President Jennifer Spielvogel is suing LMC and its Board of Trustees for alleged wrongful termination,” The Herald-Palladium reports. “A Swedish college has been ordered to refund tuition fees to an American business student for giving her a poor economics education,” the AP reports. Education Politics.

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” The Hechinger Report asks , “What can Betsy DeVos really do?” Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via the BBC : “ Facebook Reports BBC to Police Over Investigation Into Child Sex Images.” “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo.