Post-Secondary Options That Will Let You Work From Home

EdNews Daily

Some employers require showing up to the office for periodic meetings, but many companies hold meetings over Skype or similar channels. Here’s another article you might like: Are You Ready To Teach Online From Home Across Cultures?

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Background: The 2018-2019 school year is Inquiry Hub Secondary’s 7th year since it was founded. Here are the original courses and the updates to meet the new BC curriculum requirements: Original Courses.

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Why These Educators Meet Regularly to Align Instruction with Mind, Brain, and Education Research


To my surprise, people were interested and they voted to meet before school at 7 a.m. For our first meeting,15 of us—including elementary and secondary teachers, learning coaches, specialists and our head of school—came together before the start of school.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College


She's also held the title of magician for an ideas festival in Portland, which is another story in our longer article on the school.) The substantial advantage is we have developed a method called ‘fully active learning,’ which makes sure that everybody in the classroom is deeply processing at least 75 percent of the time, which requires quite a lot of engagement, and making sure that people are doing secondary activities that are also involved with deprocessing.

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

EdNews Daily

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. Written by: Robyn D. Shulman.

DOGO News: current events and non-fiction for your classroom

iLearn Technology

What it is: DOGO News is a great place for kids to learn about current events, read non-fiction articles, and access customized content that you curate. DOGO features thousands of news articles and new original content added daily, this is the leading online source of current events for students, teachers, and schools! Each article lists the Common Core Standards it meets, and the grade levels it is appropriate for.

How Childhood Experiences Contribute to the Education-Health Link

Digital Promise

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. College-aged students who have a history of childhood trauma may encounter difficulties with post-secondary education. Read the original article.

The Awesomeness of Applied Digital Skills


You can imagine my chagrin when I found the Applied Digital Skills c urriculum would be geared toward middle, high school, and post-secondary students. On a few occasions, when meeting with small groups, students expressed they were concerned about keeping up and being on schedule with the progression of their stories. Applied Digital Skills Article Google for EducationThe Bait! I admit I am a totally “Googley” teacher.

Today's CTE Investments Help Boost Students' Success

EdTech Magazine

There is a renewed focus on CTE amid broader debates about the value of college and the student debt crisis as well as the need for viable post-secondary alternatives. MORE FROM EDTECH: Read about the roles educators play in meeting the demand for cybersecurity experts. Demand for Post-Secondary Options Drives CTE Investment. Department of Education, supporting instruction for elementary and secondary students as well as adults.

Why standards often disappoint

The Christensen Institute

But for many, K-12 learning experiences do not rise to the required rigor of post-secondary preparation. They overlie an assumption that if we specify good standards, then expect the education system to meet them, consistent student outcomes will naturally follow.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown


This bill was actively supported by CUE as well as most of the education associations potentially part of the Coalition mentioned in this article. Defining computer science education principles to meet needs of K-12 students. CUE Advocacy Update.

Who Will Teach the Children? The 3 Keys to Building Globally Competitive, World Class Schools

EdNews Daily

Teachers and administrators need training and support to meet the ever-changing challenges of the profession. . What did a young white male know about the economically challenged, minority students I was about to meet? ” Everything else is secondary! By Franklin P.

Teaching AP Students Remotely: What Does It Look Like?


The focus of today’s article is remote learning for high school Advanced Placement students. 81% of 15-25 year olds use YouTube – Covid-19 is a time to leverage this popular teenage platform to meet high school students where they are. A guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe.

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

You want to meet new people. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics. Here, attendees receive their daily assignments via video, articles, links, lesson plans to review.

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Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

You want to meet new people. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics. Here, attendees receive their daily assignments via video, articles, links, lesson plans to review.

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The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

Read the original article here. We built this tool based on one key belief: teaching and learning is primary, technology tools are secondary. This blog post originally appeared on

Helping Your Student with Disabilities Prepare for the Future

Digital Promise

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The IDEA requires a free and appropriate education, in the least restrictive environment, that meets the individual needs of students. This article was originally published on The Conversation.

Make Your “Summer Resolutions” a Reality This School Year

Catlin Tucker

As another school year approaches, teachers are scrambling to set up classrooms, make photocopies of syllabi, attend mandatory meetings, and prepare their curriculum. Teachers who want to explore strategies for building community can check out the following blog posts and articles.

7 Steps to Stronger Student Collaborators in Your Classroom


At our end-of-the-year meeting, we reported out our findings. She has a BA in English and Secondary Ed, an Elementary Certificate, and a Master’s in Educational Technology. Article PedagogyWhat’s All the Hubbub? Why is collaboration such a big deal all of a sudden? Everybody wants to collaborate: songwriters, businesses, school districts, teachers, and now students. What is it, and what, if anything, is its importance?

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

You want to meet new people. Google Hangouts–used to meet as a group and discuss topics. Here, attendees receive their daily assignments via video, articles, links, lesson plans to review.

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Giving Students a Voice

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. When schools find ways to welcome student opinions — to partner with students “as stakeholders in their own learning,” especially at the secondary level — they do more than equip students with tools for lifelong success. They also wind up creating programs and policies that are more effective at meeting the schools’ own goals for supporting young people in their healthy development.

‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief


Students at the Secondary School for Journalism in Brooklyn had become increasingly frustrated with Summit Learning. The Secondary School for Journalism is one of about 380 schools nationwide using Summit Learning, a personalized learning program that involves the use of an online instructional software, called the Summit Platform. Dear Mr. Zuckerberg: Students at Secondary School For Journalism have suffered and faced many hardships because of the Summit Learning program.

We need to change the teacher vs. technology narrative

The Christensen Institute

Sure enough, elementary and secondary teachers are among the most educated yet least paid professionals; and their likelihood of automation: practically zero. Fortunately, a recent article in the Economist gets the narrative right, pointing out that “the potential for edtech will be realised only if teachers embrace it.”. Fortunately, the future of learning technology is not replacing teachers, but amplifying their ability to meet the learning needs of their students.

8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

The CoolCatTeacher

In their July 14, 2019 article “ Why Teachers Quit ,” We Are Teachers summarizes, “A recent study by the Learning Policy Institute shows that if a teacher receives mentoring, collaboration, and extra resources, and is part of a strong teacher network, first-year turnover is cut by more than half.

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Turn the Page: Looking Beyond the Textbook for Culturally-Responsive Curriculum


Recently, Education Week published an article describing culturally-questionable activities and language found in Studies Weekly , a social studies curriculum used by more than 13,000 schools across the country. These challenges will not be easy to meet.

LEARN with Marginal Syllabus (January): Generative Principles for Professional Learning for Equity-Oriented Urban English Teachers

Educator Innovator

Our January reading for Literacy, Equity + Remarkable Notes = LEARN investigates the experiences of three early-career secondary English teachers in urban settings who sought professional development opportunities to support teaching for social justice. Each month during the 2018-19 academic year, we’ll collaboratively read and discuss an article, published by NCTE, that investigates the intersection of literacy and equity.

Could We Please, Finally, Move Forward? (2017)

as if to splash cold water on such happy thoughts, this morning I read a short article in the Times Higher Education Supplement ( source ) which suggests otherwise. Did the authors not do any secondary research?

#AskExcelinEd: What do families want for their children’s education?


The Legislature shall establish and maintain a system of free public schools wherein all the children of the State may be educated.” – Article XIII § 1, Oklahoma Constitution. Florida Constitution – Article IX § 1(a). Illinois Constitution – Article X § 1.

From Someone Who’s Been There: Virtual Schools Can Learn A Lot from Higher Ed by H.E. James


Were this to happen, I believe the only way for it to be successful is for virtual learning, especially at the secondary level, to itself take lessons from higher education. In a practical lesson on dynamics, our professor structured our groups so that mine could actually meet in person.

Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this article I wish to focus on how educational games provide a wonderful learning experience perhaps going well beyond content. Back channel refers to the idea of a secondary discussion happening in the same environment as a primary presentation or demonstration.

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

She says one of the problems that kids have when they are reading textbooks… Textbooks, particularly in secondary, are super-complex. Saying things like, “Tonight when you’re reading, really pay attention to this part because I’m going to ask you about this the next time that we meet.”.

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Putting Students First Drives Master Schedules

This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Amy Filsinger leads the School Success Team at Abl, which provides expert scheduling guidance to secondary schools around the country.

An Obstacle to the Ubiquitous Adoption of OER in US Higher Education

Iterating Toward Openness

see this article on the $400 textbook ) for open educational resources (OER). This inability to provide enough OER to meet faculty and student demand is a critical obstacle to achieving ubiquitous adoption of OER across all of higher education.

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Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Free Online Tools to Improve Outcomes for ELLs

To help ELs with reading, the Immersive Reader in Word can be used to present text in a variety of ways that meet individual needs. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.