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

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Advocate: Young introverts need parental advocacy for public school. Advocate Education News Featured Higher Education humanity Secondary Education STEAM Teacher Tips TechnologyWritten by: Robyn D. Shulman. Quiet people have the loudest minds,”- Stephen Hawking.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

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CUE Advocacy Update. Ensure all pupils have access to computer science from K-post secondary education. Present computer science at the secondary school level in a way that can fulfill a computer science, math, or science graduation credit.

What to do when you have done everything you can

Reading By Example

For K-12 schools, teachers may no longer be required to have a degree in education, or even a degree period, to teacher courses in secondary schools. Advocacy Community Leadership budget higher education K-12 privitization Scott Walker Valerie Strauss

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries.

Homework: Helpful, Harmful, or Otherwise?

Reading By Example

This seems to fly in the face of research, such as John Hattie’s meta-analysis that homework has a negligible effect in elementary school and a significant one at the secondary. Advocacy Leadership principal as an advocate Reflection Teaching genius hour homework john hattie

Urban Prep: High School Support Through College

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Photo credit: Edutopia Troy Boyd Jr College Readiness Urban Prep Charter Academy ensures college success for their alumni through support, resources, and advocacy to help these young men navigate their post-secondary academic careers

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. ” Relating to ESSA reauthorization, the SchoolLibrary Advocacy site also gathers AASL President Leslie Preddy’s letter to members , the blog post, ESSA: Leadership, Marketing and You by Sara Kelly Johns, and a link to Jay Bansbach’s post, School Libraries, ESSA and Title 1: What Should we Ask ?,

North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

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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).

#getESEAright: Make some noise for school library funding on Thursday night

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activism advocacy twitter Using the hashtag #getESEAright, ALA joins forces with NEA’s planned Twitter storm on Thursday, April 9 th from 7:00 till 8:00 PM Eastern.

New report gives Mississippi an F in regulatory oversight of for-profit colleges

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Mississippi’s regulatory oversight of for-profit colleges is weak, and the state does not do enough to protect students from these sometimes predatory institutions, according to a new national report by the Children’s Advocacy Institute.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington, DC–based national policy, practice, and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, particularly those who are traditionally underserved, graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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

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When our presentations and our writing and our speaking and our advocacy focus primarily on ways that OER alleviate the cost problem, we’re actually doing exactly what publishers want. Imagine that – somehow – you’ve never used the internet before.

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Before assigning homework, ensure that students have a home

The Hechinger Report

But since it wasn’t our house, they could use the bathroom first,” Kimberly, 12, told the child advocacy organization Children’s Defense Fund for their The State of America’s Children 2014 report. Homework will always be secondary to a home.

The Cost Trap, Concluding Thoughts

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However, the short-term goals I am currently pursuing as a step toward these longer term goals are to increase the effectiveness, affordability, and access to post-secondary education in the United States, particularly in the context of institutions that serve at-risk students. This is why, a few posts ago, I stated that “the question we must each ask ourselves is – what is the real goal of our OER advocacy?” ” Our advocacy.

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

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The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington based advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are ready for success in college.

Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

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As a teen, Nia believed that she was “bad at science”, but with a passion for environmental advocacy, she began working as an environmental educator at the Student Conservation Association. Heather graduated with a Bachelor of Science in secondary education with a concentration in mathematics.

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.

Two Lexia Learning Products Honored in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

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Winners and finalists were selected by a panel of educators and K-12 parents who reviewed the submissions and judged the products and services based on the extent to which they are transforming education through the development or advocacy of edtech.

11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom

Nureva

Self-advocacy. For many students, self-advocacy doesn’t come naturally. Teaching students how to ask for help, through role playing or other guidance, can return huge rewards, especially when students leave secondary school. In a recent eSchool News study , 89% of educators said it was very important or important for students to lead their own learning. That’s telling – as is the fact that not a single respondent considered student-led learning unimportant.

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. VHS provides courses taught in global online classrooms for secondary school students and online professional development for educators.

Notes from the UNI Education Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Issues we used to consider secondary or tertiary (religion, language, ethnicity) have become primary. African refugees are pouring into our state – usually they are secondary migrants (first stop was another U.S.

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds | Education Week → Ben Herold writes: "The country's "extraordinary progress" connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway." 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 18, 2017 Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds | Education Week → Ben Herold writes: "The country's "extraordinary progress" connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway." It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me.

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US Dept of Ed Pushes for Expansion of High-Quality Preschools

K-12 Schools - Education News

This year, Congress is seeking to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and as a part of that goal create equity of opportunity, starting with the country’s youngest children.

OPINION: Despite opposition, homeschooling is thriving

The Hechinger Report

In Massachu­setts, for example, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education lists and links to all private and parochial schools in the commonwealth.

Why Teacher-Driven Coaching Looks Different for Every Learner

Edsurge

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. For that work to be successful, any coaching must occur without judgment or advocacy, and must build upon need, as well as interest, resulting in a learning that is as personalized for teachers as it is for students.

New Texas Textbooks Appear to Minimize Slavery as Civil War Issue

K-12 Schools - Education News

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.

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 President Barack Obama delivers a speech at Macomb County Community College July 14, 2009 in Warren, Michigan.

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

The Hechinger Report

The bad news is we’re not seeing a lot of innovation or discussion around personalized learning,” said Claire Voorhees, national policy director for the Tallahassee, Florida-based Foundation for Excellence in Education, an advocacy group for personalized learning.

Looking at the World with Eyes Wide Open

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It’s easy to stay out of union based conversations when I live in a state without such advocacy. They are our neighbors and sometimes within people who are without homes…those that we walk beside everyday, ignoring as secondary and less than human.

A new test that no student would dread — one that leads to citizenship

The Hechinger Report

He is a member of the Latino education advocacy group Nuestra Voz and a student at Cohen College Prep in New Orleans. Doe that public elementary and secondary schools couldn’t consider immigration status when a student seeks to enroll. A 2014 protest for immigrant rights in New York.

Dramatic DeVos nomination begs question: Can she be an effective Ed Secretary?

The Hechinger Report

Nevertheless, many choice advocates support DeVos, including the Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz , former Florida Governor Jeb Bush , a national charter advocacy organization and the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal , Chicago Tribune and Detroit News , among others.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

Aside from an introduction to the coursework, students will look into a day of college classes and practice both technological skills with Google Apps and Blackboard and life skills such as self-advocacy, collaboration, time management, and writing.

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

The Hechinger Report

The first section of the transition plan was titled, “Post Secondary Education and Training.” Self-advocacy—which we know is key from the experiences of colleges actively courting students on the spectrum–is built into every step.

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

Sound Advice on Personalized Learning from Six Regional Incubators

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There’s power in partnership and collaboration.” – Mark Kostin, New England Secondary School Consortium (NESSC), Portland, ME Working with districts and other regional entities (such as policy makers, advocacy groups, and after school networks) invites an opportunity to work from strengths and enriches the thinking about what’s possible for students. Experience provides the best learning.even when it’s not your own.