Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

When I speak at conferences or lead workshops, one of the ideas that I try to stress to educators is the importance of showing our work. An Illustrator Study of Carson Ellis https://t.co/QWfDVFWefC Created by Kristina Holzweiss.

Bring an Author to Your School

Reading By Example

Skype chats with authors work well for individual classrooms or grade levels who might want to chat with an author in which they did a study of their books. It might also work as an entry event into a genre study in which the author’s work would apply.

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Enhancing Civic Education with Game-Based Learning


We are experiencing a rising tide of advocacy for high quality civic education across the nation. Join Tom Driscoll and Shawn McCusker this summer for their Modern Digital Citizenship and Civic Education workshop in Boston and Chicago. Learn about these and more workshop offerings here!

Let’s Teach in Pajamas Forever

The Jose Vilson

Contrary to my own public activism and advocacy, I propose that we move the nation’s largest public school system into a completely online endeavor forever and a day.

High school graduation rates for one important group are starting to get better

The Hechinger Report

Miguel Hernandez, who came to Los Angeles four years ago knowing only his Zapotecan dialect and neither Spanish nor English, is now headed to California State University at Northridge to study computer science.

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Training in media literacy is in order

eSchool News

In this era of fake news, covfefe, and biased advocacy journalism outlets like Fox News and MSNBC, how can news consumers surf through this wave of information that bombards us daily? In Philadelphia, the Mighty Writers program featured a “Fake News Finders” workshop.

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

EdNews Daily

He would rather read, study bugs or work on his computer instead of playing with friends. Advocate: Young introverts need parental advocacy for public school. Written by: Robyn D. Shulman. Quiet people have the loudest minds,”- Stephen Hawking.

Should we test all 2-year-olds for autism?

The Hechinger Report

Since then, the average age of diagnosis in some communities has dropped by roughly a year and a half, according to a 2016 study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources


We’ve found success in providing a variety of training sessions, leadership workshops and in-depth professional learning focused on equipping teachers and educators with detailed knowledge. University of Oxford Study Proves the Mathletics Advantage. According to the non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization Data Quality Campaign (DQC), 85 percent of teachers suggest data provides an objective place to begin conversations with parents.

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Part 7… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Discover an abundance of STEM ideas, facts, research, and resource to help with STEM advocacy.

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A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning in school

The Hechinger Report

They were among 450 students, teachers, preachers, child advocates and social justice activists from across the country who gathered for the Children’s Defense Fund’s 23rd Annual Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry.

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching


Studies show that when black adolescents feel their teachers lack respect for their background, it can harm their academic outcomes. In addition to instructional coaching, Monica supports teachers through workshops, speaking engagements, and blogging for Education Week and Education Post.

The overlooked power of Zuckerberg-backed learning program lies offline

The Hechinger Report

The online platform includes a project-based curriculum for science, social studies, math and English language arts for students in grades four through 12, along with additional content in those subjects that students can tackle at their own pace.

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

The Hechinger Report

College Possible is one of many college advocacy groups hoping that technology will jumpstart the slow growth of low-income students in higher education. Studies of college advising and mentoring programs have shown them to be effective in getting low-income kids to and through college.

How Teens Can Develop And Share Meaningful Stories With ‘The Moth’


More recently, it has moved into schools, offering afterschool workshops, a class curriculum and an intensive three-day storytelling session for teachers. “I It’s so important for business, and science, and nonprofit advocacy,” Blei said.

Propelling prisoners to bachelor’s degrees in California

The Hechinger Report

But Arrowood ended up taking the book and joining the prison’s ad hoc study group, in which members purchased college textbooks and taught themselves various subjects. But when it came time to decide where she wanted to study, she asked for her stepfather’s advice.

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Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

based education advocacy group. “It Other paths to tech know-how include a district’s office of information technology and workshops such as those hosted by Future Ready.

You Can Still Search Thinkfinity’s Digital Content Resources …. Learn How

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? s of workshops and presentations. A click on resources will bring up a host of ideas including advocacy, programs, statistics, and STEM news.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The second covers the same material as a blended workshop that combines online coursework with an additional 5 hour hands-on training session, led by 3D printing experts at MakerBot HQ.

What’s school without grade levels?

The Hechinger Report

You are studying what you need to study at your level.”. You are studying what you need to study at your level.” In math teacher Danielle Bosse’s classroom, three students take assessments (foreground) while their classmates learn and practice different math skills.

How failing to get more Hispanics to college could drag down all Americans’ income

The Hechinger Report

That dramatic transformation took four years of summer learning academies, college-preparation programs, scholarship coaching, and leadership workshops, all provided by area nonprofits, plus a 3.8

How Edtech Companies Blur the Lines Between Commercial and Research Data


At a time when parents, teachers and advocacy groups are increasingly concerned about the uses of educational data, these researchers want to send a clear message about the differences between commercial and research data. At The Big Data Workshop , hosted by the National Education Association earlier this month, Adam Gamoran, president of the William T.

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High schools try to make better use of something often wasted: Senior year

The Hechinger Report

There’s a huge learning curve when you enter college, and a lot of kids aren’t ready,” said Denise Clark Pope, a senior lecturer in Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education who studies how to improve students’ engagement and reduce their stress.

Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

By collaborating with educators and students in Azerbaijan and in the US, we conducted an action research study and co-developed research-based multilingual app that promotes world literature, history, and culture. This workshop is for teachers and students!"

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention. In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Photo: E.

Obama says failing to help everyone will drag down the economy. Here’s how research shows that’s true

The Hechinger Report

That dramatic transformation took four years of summer learning academies, college-preparation programs, scholarship coaching, and leadership workshops, all provided by area nonprofits, plus a 3.8

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. Only a few dozen colleges have programs specifically designed to support students with autism, a recent study found.



The series provides grade-appropriate literary, science and social studies content and each book contains a text at a higher level with extra support to expedite students’ achievement. This two-year course of study includes more video and immediately applicable lessons.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For their part, critics of laptop bans claimed the studies the op-eds frequently cite were flawed, reductive, and out-of-date. In 2013, Intel acquired Kno for $15 million — for “ pennies on the dollar ,” said one analyst — and rebranded the software as the Intel Education Study App.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Her new course, Global Connections reflects the significance of personal narratives for empathy and study of global issues "foreign" experiences. The third annual Global Leadership Summit will be held on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA.

Should Wall Street pay for preschool?

The Hechinger Report

Officials in Evansville, South Carolina recently completed a feasibility study looking at launching a pay-for-success program that would target 500 preschool students. At two workshop tables, teachers worked one-on-one with students.

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014. Department of State and studied religion and culture in Indonesia.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Associate Professor, Co-Director of Asian Studies, Adelphi University | Jan Dormer, Ph.D., Hawkesdale P12 College Let’s Hangout – Successful Student Study Groups – Snacks Optional , Candy R. Social Studies Teacher Licensure to become an educator.

Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Shahid Buttar , Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( EFF ) on the crucial importance of libraries in the fight to protect privacy rights and intellectual freedom. The Center also has launched a sustained study of the intersection of science and society.

SXSWedu 2017: Ones to Watch and What to Know


Now in its seventh year, the annual gathering brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, educators and industry experts from around the world for four days stacked with panel discussions , workshops , an expo hall , meetups , film screenings —plus plenty of after-hours shindigs. One recent study found “widespread acceptance of alternative credentialing programs at American colleges and universities.” It’s that time of year again.