Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

MiddleWeb

You have – but you likely haven’t seen them all in one place, enchanced by the rich voices and wisdom of our students. You might look at Heather Wolpert-Gawron's table of contents in "Just Ask Us" and think that you’ve seen these topics before.

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

My previous two posts have described how schools can improve access for students of color and students living in poverty to follow their passions and have more voice in choice in their learning. It is a process that respects both the teacher and students.

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Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

My previous two posts have described how schools can improve access for students of color and students living in poverty to follow their passions and have more voice in choice in their learning. It is a process that respects both the teacher and students.

Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies. But the truth is, breakthrough innovations rarely come from the technologies themselves. Rather, they come from finding ways to use new technologies to rethink old patterns and processes.

The Importance of Technology in Education

eSpark

After seeing first-hand the importance of technology in education, they joined the team at eSpark. In the following interview, find out what led them to careers in edtech and why they're so passionate about student-centered learning. I believe technology can be a means to that end.".

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

edWeb.net

In fact, many school technology plans fluctuated depending upon the latest fads and what someone learned at a conference and had little connection to curriculum or learning goals. Instead of isolated lessons, students learn how to connect their studies with real-world problems.

The Power of Choice

Reading By Example

Technology should definitely be included within a makerspace, but it is not required at a level you might assume. This initiative was spurred by the results from a BrightBytes survey all staff and students took previously. Using these steps, the students got started.

The Power of Choice

Reading By Example

Technology should definitely be included within a makerspace, but it is not required at a level you might assume. This initiative was spurred by the results from a BrightBytes survey all staff and students took previously. Using these steps, the students got started.

3 Shifts to Make Learning Personal

A Principal's Reflections

I remember many nights and weekends that I spent countless hours developing a variety of activities that would keep my students engaged while also following the scope and sequence of the curriculum based on the standards that needed to be addressed.

Effective Intervention for Students with Dyslexia

EdNews Daily

But it is often called “the hidden disability” because impacted students are often competent or even exceptional in areas other than reading. a student may not have been taught to decode). Students have to understand the functions of words, phrases, and clauses within sentences.

HQPBL Releases Framework on PBL.

Leadership Lounge

High Quality Project Based Learning releases framework from student perspective. An interactive education: Laurel Park students use technology to learn history. Education professor receives accolades for innovative technology use.

Why Teacher-Driven Coaching Looks Different for Every Learner

Edsurge

Recently, my school district—like many across the country—has begun to explore ways to increase studentstechnology use in thoughtful ways, especially at the middle and high school level. 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. It is important to establish trust and engage in goal-setting to frame the work going forward. What are you goals for your students?

Personalized Learning Is the Answer. (I Forgot the Question.)

Edsurge

Personalized learning is something teachers do, something students do, something teachers do with students, or something students do with one another. It is either impossible without technology or requires no technology at all. The answer I anticipated included plenty of technology, lots of real-time data about students, creative projects, different grouping strategies, and a vibrant, flexible space in which all of this happens.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

Buncee

The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. We’re psyched to be attending FETC, getting to see all our old friends and make new ones as well who all share the same passion for student success.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, Director of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts.

Your Syllabus to SXSW EDU 2019 (and Where to Find Us!)

Edsurge

From facial-recognition cameras to web and social media filtering software, surveillance technologies are finding their foothold in schools across America. But how much surveillance is acceptable, and what are the implications for students’ privacy rights? Companies include an AI robot, student incubator and a startup called Pie for Providers. But what does it take to make access to quality science education truly accessible for every student?

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

MindShift

A national survey by the advocacy group ParentsTogether found big gaps by income in the ability to access emergency learning. They’ve offered professional development webinars for teachers, through unions and other organizations, on engaging families.

OPINION: Seven lessons on proficiency education

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education and think tanks as personalized competency-based education (PCBE), the model is founded on flexibility, as opposed to the time-and-location-bound work that students will face when they graduate.

Colleges welcome first-year students by getting them thinking about jobs

The Hechinger Report

First-year students here attend a mandatory career advising program before their classes even start. But the survey, by the enrollment consulting firm EAB , found that only a minority of students take this path. Career advising this early puts pressure on students, too. “It’s

The overlooked power of Zuckerberg-backed learning program lies offline

The Hechinger Report

Students at Rhodes Junior High in Mesa, Arizona, spend a portion of their school day working on laptops. Many schools embrace technology in the classroom as a route to these students’ hearts. Again, students worked in groups. And students love it.

E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The Hechinger Report

Abdi was at the top of her class, and Collins had worked with about 200 students like her in a new virtual advising program by College Possible , a nonprofit founded in 2000. They have set up FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) booths at school open houses.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program. in Education Technology program at Long Island University.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Hawkesdale P12 College Let’s Hangout – Successful Student Study Groups – Snacks Optional , Candy R.

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. ori students.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

School Psychology Doctoral Candidate and Intern, CEO STEMx: Stemulating Teaching with Emerging Technology Methodologies - Simulation vs. Virtual Learning Environments - Dr. Nicole Simon, Assistant Professor Engineering/Physics/Technology Dept.

STEM 53

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. Students don’t pay attention to lectures, they would argue.

Election 2016: How Did Higher Ed Leaders Respond?

ProfHacker

Most of the presidential statements strike a balance between encouraging free speech and cross-partisan civility on the one hand and standing up for students who feel afraid and alienated in the wake of Trump’s election on the other.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via the US Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Announces New Student-Centered Funding Pilot Program.” ” “Student-Centered,” eh? ” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” ” Via NPR : “With Thousands Of Homeless Students , This District Put Help Right In Its Schools.”

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The day-long Global Leadership Summit, co-hosted by ASCD and the Global Education Conference Network, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in an interactive and engaging program. in Education Technology program at Long Island University.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Trump and Chief Strategist Pick Bannon Disagreed on Foreign Student Policy,” says Inside Higher Ed. That is, Trump thought foreign students who graduate from “top” universities should get to stay in the US. ” “ Education Technology Under Trump : A Syllabus.” ” “How will the presidential election results influence education technology in schools?” Unlike Handshake, CodeFights isn’t pitched at students.