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. As a team we started a learning journey that continues today. Learning and Failure.

In the marketplace: Measuring student progress, new digital solutions, personalized learning, and more

eSchool News

Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level. So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20.

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

Read the original article here. So, we developed a first-of-its-kind coaching model, based on Jennie Magiera’s work in Courageous Edventures , aimed at helping teachers tackle their challenges with personalized strategies and innovative tools.

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

The CoolCatTeacher

For $295, this all-inclusive event (except for hotel and travel) is an amazing opportunity to learn. If every student learned as fast as they possibly could, they’d all move at different paces, and accomplish things as quickly as they can. Vicki: So we need to personalize learning.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

As the importance and benefits of social-emotional learning (SEL) have become more widely recognized, many teachers have struggled to combine this type of learning with their required curriculum. This article was modified and published by eSchool News.

The 2015 CEA Ken Spencer Award goes to Inquiry Hub

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

The Canadian Education Association 's 2015 Ken Spencer Award has awarded Inquiry Hub Secondary School with first place. Being new and small, we are still developing our community, learning, and adjusting as we go. Rethinking high school with a new model of learning.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning.

AI Is Everywhere. Now It Wants to Teach You Chinese.

Edsurge

based startup whose flagship products rely on AI technologies to help students learn one of the most difficult languages for non-native native speakers to master: Mandarin Chinese. Launched in 2015, Ponddy Education makes AI-supported language-learning products and services.

Bullish on blended-learning clusters

The Christensen Institute

An increasing number of regions are trying to create concentrated groups of blended-learning schools alongside education technology companies, which may be key to advancing the blended-learning field and increasing its odds of personalizing learning at scale to allow every child to be successful. One question is which, if any, of these emerging potential blended-learning clusters will succeed.

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

edWeb.net

We not only have to understand that we can have personal biases, but that there are biases ingrained in the system. This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Medha Tare has more than ten years of experience conducting applied research in the learning sciences.

25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041

Shake Up Learning

The post 25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Personalize Google Keep for You and Your Students. To learn more about this strategy, check out my previous post: Personalize Google Keep for You and Your Students.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Student outcomes and budget management: Basically, this means schools need to balance their learning goals and desired impact on the students and teachers with a realistic budget. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning? Overall, a better learning environment and culture is formed.

A Unified Approach for Digital Integration

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by EdScoop. His participation in a Learning Counsel event led to district recognition for VPS’s systemic leadership. A former secondary and college journalism and writing instructor, Bridget holds an MFA from Eastern Washington University.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

edWeb.net

The Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) launched its Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative in October 2014 with the aim of leveraging technology and connectivity to personalize and transform learning. Districts realize the devices alone don’t personalize learning.

Tennessee’s Hamilton County Schools Selects Discovery Education to Drive Inquiry-based Teaching and Learning Initiative in all Middle Schools and High Schools

techlearning

- Award-Winning Digital Services and Professional Learning to Support the Development of Life-Long Learners- Silver Spring, Md. This unique combination of rich digital content and professional learning will drive HCS’s efforts to help all students become life-long learners.

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How Should Learning Be Assessed?

MindShift

This is the second of a two-part conversation with Yong Zhao about standards, testing and other core elements of the modern system of education, and the assumptions that may be standing in the way of meeting the real learning needs of all children. iStock.

Data Interoperability: Beyond Accountability and Reporting

edWeb.net

While teachers may understand the need to collect the information, they resent inputting the same data over and over again in every learning management system, educational application, and state and federal accountability report. This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

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Thursday Interview: The Personalized High School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, October 7th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Joseph DiMartino and Denise Wolk on their book, The Personalized High School: Making Learning Count for Adolescents.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Pulls Plug on ‘ Learning Registry ,’ an Obama-Era Tech Initiative.” Via The New York Times : “ Texas Students Will Now Learn That Slavery Was ‘Central’ to the Civil War.” Catapult Learning has acquired Capital Education Group. Via YLE : “ Finland ’s digital-based curriculum impedes learning, researcher finds.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Via The Atlantic : “Why Young Pakistanis Are Learning Chinese.” ” The race for the California State Superintendent is still undecided – at least as I type up this article, it is. ” (So instead of “testing” we’ll have ubiquitous, non-stop surveillance / assessment via “personalized learning.”

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Textbooks could be history as schools switch to free online learning | Philly.com → Garnet Valley is a district in the vanguard of a nationwide movement to ditch traditional textbooks for open-source educational resources on the web. Tagged on: March 18, 2017 G Suite for Education Now Open for Personal Google Accounts, Outside Domains | Campus Technology → Raises privacy questions.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” Re-reading that article now makes me cringe. I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. Arguably, one of the best candidates is the learning management system.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - Thursday ISTE Virtual - Film Festival - Our Personal Legacy

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 4th The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. King Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” asks WaPo’s Valerie Strauss, before reprinting an article by UVA professor Dan Willingham.). Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” Via NBC News : “How to Thrive: Arianna Huffington Launches E-Learning Series.” ” (It’ll run on LinkedIn Learning , formerly Lynda.com , which means it’ll cost you $24.99

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Always eager to associate itself with the latest tech craze, education technology embraced Pokémon Go with great gusto: “ Why Pokemon Go shows the future of learning gamification.” ” “ 14 Reasons Why Pokémon Go Is The Future Of Learning.” I’ll look more closely at discrimination by design – in software and in algorithms – in the final article in this series.) It will “personalize education.”

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