Online learning can open doors for kids in juvenile jails

The Hechinger Report

Sophia Jones-Redmond, superintendent of the district, which serves students from ages 13 to 21, said that a blended-learning model has been a major factor in this success. The online coursework is designed by the education company Pearson. Brown liked the shift to online work.

In dark days of coronavirus, acts of generosity can restore students’ faith in higher education and each other

The Hechinger Report

These institutions are helping students find cost-free ways to leave campus, keeping dorms open for those who don’t have other options or identifying ways to enable less-wired students who can’t access online learning to still finish out the semester.

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The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

In one class, Danusis introduces me to a lanky child in rain boots, who clicks through an online math program while chatting about a baby goat that’s being weaned in her backyard. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Their changed view — and that of others who shunned Rogers and now want in — is driven by what seems to be a magic educational elixir: personalized learning. Philanthropists, state education officials, reform advocates — even charter school leaders — are examining personalized learning.

STUDENT VOICES: Kids bring into school what they’re dealing with at home. Teachers don’t get that

The Hechinger Report

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STUDENT VOICES: Teachers put you in situations to make you stronger

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Movie magic could be used to translate for the deaf

The Hechinger Report

About three quarters of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in America are mainstreamed, learning alongside hearing students in schools and classes where sign-language interpreters are often in short supply. That reading deficit slows their learning in every other subject.

STUDENT VOICES: Pay teachers more

The Hechinger Report

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STUDENT VOICES: “Challenging” views are considered insubordination

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Will the coronavirus transform or destroy higher education as we know it?

The Hechinger Report

Harvard researcher Anthony Jacks revealed in his groundbreaking 2019 book how poor students cleaned showers and toilets and went hungry after cafeterias closed while their wealthier Ivy League classmates fled campus for ski resorts and spring break beaches.

STUDENT VOICES: If I weren’t here I’d probably be dead

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STUDENT VOICES: I don’t want to die in the same town I grew up in

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STUDENT VOICES: I never knew I’d get this far

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STUDENT VOICES: When you’re a teenager you feel like an outsider already

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A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

The Hechinger Report

What you learn in a regular high school in a year, you could learn here in six months.”. Like many alternative schools, The Charter School of San Diego allows students behind on credits to complete courses online at an accelerated pace.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

Public school districts began innovating with blended learning before most charter schools. According to surveys that Brian Bridges has conducted in multiple states, including California where blended learning is growing rapidly, more school districts utilize blended learning than do charter schools. And the pace of innovation with blended learning is picking up within school districts nationwide.

Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

The Hechinger Report

(From left to right) Sixth graders Mia DeMore, Maria DeAndrade, and Stephen Boulas make a number line in their math class at Walsh Middle School in Framingham, Massachusetts, one of 132 “Basecamp” schools piloting the Personalized Learning Platform created by the Summit charter school network.

STUDENT VOICES: I don’t think you need an A+ in calculus to work a normal job

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8 Tips To Improve Your Online Classes

EdTechTeacher

Below are helpful tips to teach effectively to maximize learning, keep the attention of all the students, and manage various problems. This article is especially useful for teachers with little experience in online learning environments. A guest post by Maggie Brennan.

How rethinking regulation could help innovation thrive in higher education

The Christensen Institute

But despite a landscape that appears bleak, there are bright spots of innovation on the horizon, illuminating new models that can help students learn, earn college degrees, and find their way in the workforce—all at a fraction of the cost of traditional college.

For anxious students, a teacher who comes to your house might be the answer

The Hechinger Report

Cousins says she is “not a book person.” During her childhood of dealing with family strife, which took her to towns across rural Maine, rarely staying at a school for longer than a year or two, learning was never a priority. “It Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter.

Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 2

Bryan Alexander

Alumni were worried that large pools of enrolled online students would dilute brands that had been carefully built over a hundred years.(1202). Miscellaneous notes: DeMillo sees for-pay assessment as solving the MOOC dropout problem (1253).

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

My field was ArtificialIntelligence , but I started experimenting with online tutor groups, producing web pages, etc and migrated into educational technology (as many people did). blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 22nd The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn.and change. Carl Rogers The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via The Hill : “ Karl Rove and David Axelrod partner for online class on winning elections” – an online class on the Masterclass platform, that is. I’ve got Joshua Hunt’s new book The University of Nike sitting here on my desk.

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Georgia program for children with disabilities: ‘Separate and unequal’ education?

The Hechinger Report

Ten years later, the couple sat across a wooden table from Caleb, now 16, a high school dropout and, as of September, survivor of a suicide attempt. It appears that little grade-level content is being taught, with much teaching relegated to online courses.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners.

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Education's Online Futures

Hack Education

This is part six of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Some of the most oft-told tales in education in recent years have the following plot: the students all move from “brick-and-mortar” to “online.” Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn, for example, predicted in their 2008 book Disrupting Class that by 2019 half of all high school classes would be taught via the Internet. ” Online Education and Teaching Labor.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Facebook , an Online Learning Platform?” ” Via Edsurge : “Now Any Organization Can Create Content for LinkedIn Learning.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via Education Week : “The Ohio education department could seek repayment of more than $80 million from nine full-time online schools , based on audits of software-login records that led state officials to determine the schools had overstated their student enrollment.” Google is acquiring machine learning contest site Kaggle.