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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CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

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.

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

NeverEndingSearch

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

Why Young Children Should Learn Engineering

edWeb.net

Even with the NGSS’s emphasis on engineering, there’s still a feeling that in preschool and kindergarten, teachers shouldn’t place as much emphasis on the E in STEM. She is passionate about building STEM programs that impact students’ and teachers’ lives, while building lifelong learners.

North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

K-12 Schools - Education News

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).

On ZTC, OER, and a More Expansive View

Iterating Toward Openness

They were relatively easy to tell apart from one another and advocacy was rather straight forward. This choice rotated licensing into a secondary priority. As people advocate for one priority over the other, this advocacy often ends up becoming formalized in policies and programs.

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11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom

Nureva

It puts students in the driver’s seat by taking them through five stages of activity: empathize, define, ideate, prototype and test – and it’s not just for STEM anymore. 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.

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. David Drew , Reforming STEM Education in America.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MCP Instructional Learning Experience Designer and Mindfulness Educator Global Information Literacy Panel , Steve Hargadon, Co-Chair, Global Education Conference Global Outlook - STEAM up the STEM skills for Global Collaboration , Kavita Sanghvi, Principal, C.N.M.

The Cost Trap, Part 3

Iterating Toward Openness

In my recent post I asked us each to consider what “what is the real goal of our OER advocacy?” The second, which is my path, is to make common cause with others who are working on solving the problem of the cost of attending a post-secondary institution, like Martha Kanter , Morely Winograd , and others making slow but steady progress eliminating tuition as a barrier to students.

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Join Us for the Third Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Trained in both developmental psychology and education, Jackson is one of the nation’s leading experts on secondary school education reform and adolescent development.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

Related: An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM. Once the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approves charters in Louisiana, the applications are generally set aside and ignored.

The 2018 Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Trained in both developmental psychology and education, Jackson is one of the nation’s leading experts on secondary school education reform and adolescent development.