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

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Advocate: Young introverts need parental advocacy for public school. Set up meetings to chat with your child’s teacher to explain unique concerns and necessary accommodations. Teacher training is similar to influential groupthink, focusing in on design thinking, group discussions, meetings and project collaboration. Schools can change the definition of participation and offer different ways to meet the needs of introverts. Written by: Robyn D. Shulman.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

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CUE Advocacy Update. Defining computer science education principles to meet needs of K-12 students. Ensure all pupils have access to computer science from K-post secondary education. The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms.

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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. We need to meet with the Departments of Education in our states to ensure we are part of the competitive grant programs to launch in 2017. If we are to get a piece of the funding, we have to start pushing, demonstrating how school library programs might be leveraged to meet ESSA goals right now.

Nine New Lawsuits Target ?Inclusive Access? Textbook Programs, Alleging Antitrust Violations

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But legal challenges to inclusive access programs have accumulated over the past few years, as retail companies and consumer-advocacy organizations question whether colleges, publishers and bookstores are following relevant federal regulations.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

When we meet with school counselors, one of the things that we share out is the data regarding Bachelor’s degrees that are being conferred in this country, and the number of jobs that are available. This is something that really resonates with school counselors because we’re very much focused on graduating students to go into post-secondary education, the military, or the world of work, and to have sustainable careers.

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

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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.

Getting Stakeholders to Back the Edtech Budget

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Dr. Levett began her career in Savannah as a speech and language pathologist and moved to positions in leadership including Secondary Principal, Chief Academic Officer, Deputy Superintendent, and interim Superintendent. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

OPINION: Ending the stigma for college students with learning disabilities

The Hechinger Report

While 20 percent of elementary and secondary students have a learning disability, 94 percent of those students received some sort of help or accommodation while in high school. As these students rise to meet the challenges facing them, colleges and universities must match their determination. College leaders and faculty must continue to help students with disabilities develop the self-advocacy skills and self-determination they need to be successful.

Who is the new U.S. Education Secretary, Miguel Cardona?

The Hechinger Report

Cardona plans to meet with students on a regular basis so he can hear directly from them. You know when we talk about preparing students for the jobs of the future, it’s critical thinking, it’s self-advocacy. FROM OUR PARTNER.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Faced with fast-changing instructional models, varying infection rates, decreasing revenue sources, and a variety of natural disasters, how can education finance officials meet the short-term needs of their districts as well as longer-term requirements? By Robert Low.

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

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: September 22, 2017 State board won’t check if all ECOT claims are accurate | The Columbus Dispatch → After overpaying ECOT more than $60 million in a single school year because the school submitted attendance claims it couldn’t prove, the state Department of Education now will trust the besieged e-school and its sponsor that it meets criteria to now become a drop-out recovery school. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

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

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: September 22, 2017 State board won’t check if all ECOT claims are accurate | The Columbus Dispatch → After overpaying ECOT more than $60 million in a single school year because the school submitted attendance claims it couldn’t prove, the state Department of Education now will trust the besieged e-school and its sponsor that it meets criteria to now become a drop-out recovery school. It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

EdTech 150

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

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Jamie Foreman, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Albemarle County Public Schools (VA), said that his schools have focused on culturally responsive content to meet the needs of their diverse community.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

The Hechinger Report

were underfunded by $580 billion in federal dollars alone — money that was specifically targeted to support 30 million of our most vulnerable students,” says a new report published by the education advocacy nonprofit, the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools. The Title I program identifies what fiscal resources schools need, but Congress hasn’t allocated enough resources to meet those needs. Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept.

New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones

The Hechinger Report

The transparency mandate was tucked into the 2015 update of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act but didn’t require states to report that data until June 30 of this year. Longtime advocates of this federal transparency mandate hope the new data will spur more widespread advocacy.

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Why Teacher-Driven Coaching Looks Different for Every Learner

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James, a secondary teacher in his third year, was one of many teachers considering what this might look like for the students in his classroom. Establishing Trust The first step in this process is to meet. Whether it’s working with new or veteran teachers, much of coaching is listening, meeting teachers where they are and, yes, more listening.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

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Her previous experiences include being a classroom business teacher at the high school and post-secondary levels, assistant director of a vocational cooperative, principal at East Noble High School, and assistant superintendent at East Noble School Corporation. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

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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Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Celebrates Its First Graduates

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I am incredibly excited to have made the change in goals and to be pursuing a career in advocacy,” she stated. Massachusetts Mayflower Academy is dedicated to supporting its students and helping them graduate from high school and succeed in college and careers by providing an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment that meets the needs of students and families.

New Texas Textbooks Appear to Minimize Slavery as Civil War Issue

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The writing of this description is in a deliberate order which puts slavery in a secondary role in causing the conflict , say some members of the state board of education. said Dan Quinn of the Texas Freedom Network, a left-leaning advocacy organization that has been critical of the state’s academic standards in social studies.

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

The Hechinger Report

There’s no reason to think he couldn’t go to college even,” his special education teacher said last year at the end of an exhausting meeting about what she perceived as his bad attitude toward school. The conversation above took place at the meeting where we were to sign a new Individualized Education Program, the federally mandated document mapping out how his needs in school would be met. The first section of the transition plan was titled, “Post Secondary Education and Training.”

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Only then can students, especially immigrant students and students of color, meet their potential and succeed in school and beyond. 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.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Her previous experiences include being a classroom business teacher at the high school and post-secondary levels, assistant director of a vocational cooperative, principal at East Noble High School, and assistant superintendent at East Noble School Corporation. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles, California, working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students.

Silicon Valley aims its tech at helping low-income kids get beyond high school

The Hechinger Report

What they lack is college-educated relatives, counselors, role models or mentors to make sure they take the courses and meet the deadlines they need to, or who encourage them to think about their further educations. Leave this field empty if you're human: Nearly half of first-generation students who did continue went to community colleges, which spend less per student than many public primary and secondary schools , and where the odds of ever graduating are also comparatively low.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

Nellie Mae passed on the money to the Portland-based Great Schools Partnership, which used it to coordinate The New England Secondary School Consortium, a coalition advocating for proficiency-based diplomas, among other things. To build public support for the changes, the foundation also gave smaller grants to youth and immigrant advocacy groups in the districts.

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. But the program is built around a combination that works: weekly workshops (which are open to all students with disabilities) and one-on-one peer mentorship seem to meet a lot of students’ needs. Classes have also discussed self-advocacy, including if, when and how to disclose a disability.

Vermont’s ‘all over the map’ effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

The idea, popular among well-funded education philanthropies and education advocacy groups, is gaining ground across the United States. Data from the New England Secondary School Consortium shows that high school graduation rates in Vermont increased from 85.5 Teachers continue to work on the switch to proficiency in regular meetings with other faculty in their subject areas. Students only needed to attend until they were able to meet a proficiency.

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

The Hechinger Report

Experts estimate that up to 90 percent should be able to graduate high school meeting the same standards as general education students, ready to succeed in college and careers. 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. Adam Salomon at his high school graduation.

Boston Students Walk Out to Protest Budget Cuts

K-12 Schools - Education News

One student interviewed by Boston.com decided that even if she and her classmates wrote letters to officials of the city and attended budget meetings, it would not express how fearful and worried they are. Teachers were encouraged by Superintendent Tommy Chang to use the demonstration as a chance to address with their students the manner in which advocacy can be used to bring about change.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Edwards University Towards Better Partnership In Learning and and Working Globally By Aligning Foreign Exchange Student Programmes to the Sustainable Development Goals ( SDG ) , VERONICA WOO EU CHENG, TESL TEACHER-CUM-ICT COORDINATOR, SMJK POI LAM ( SECONDARY SCHOOL ) Truth and Myths about Intercultural Competence and Communication: A Gamified Dive into Intercultural Competence , Ms. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

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. She expected much more than ‘You’re going to meet state standards,’” he said. Once the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approves charters in Louisiana, the applications are generally set aside and ignored.

Can the Right Nudge Help Low-income Kids Go Beyond High School?

MindShift

What they lack is college-educated relatives, counselors, role models or mentors to make sure they take the courses and meet the deadlines they need to, or who encourage them to think about their further educations. Nearly half of first-generation students who did continue went to community colleges, which spend less per student than many public primary and secondary schools , and where the odds of ever graduating are also comparatively low.

In spite of rising tuition, one country manages to shepherd poor kids into college

The Hechinger Report

But to get permission to impose the highest fees, they have to set and meet goals approved by Ebdon’s office for enrolling more low-income, racial and ethnic minority, and first-generation students. say that there is also huge value in simply exposing youngsters in primary and secondary schools to college students. Meeting college students and visiting the campuses “opens some of the students’ eyes,” he said, on his way along the soccer pitch to teach a class.

Schools in the poorest state become even poorer

The Hechinger Report

billion on elementary and secondary education. Nancy Loome, executive director and founder of the Parents’ Campaign, a nonprofit and grassroots education advocacy organization. We’re just trying to make ends meet with what we’ve got.”. A child rides a bike on the playground at Global Connections Learning Center in Jackson. Photo: Jackie Mader. JACKSON, Miss.

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

The Hechinger Report

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 But black and Hispanic students in particular are not going to or graduating from college at levels anywhere near high enough for states like Iowa or the nation in general to meet its goals, the nonprofit advocacy group The Education Trust reports.