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How Do We Stop Illiterate Educators?

My Island View

We are now better than fifteen years into the 21 st Century and educators are still discussing what role technology plays in education. Digital literacy is recognized by the developers of common core to be important enough to be included as a component of the curriculum. The biggest problem we have with any digital education is the rapidity at which things change.This will only get worse as technology evolves.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown


Ensure all pupils have access to computer science from K-post secondary education. The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms. Present computer science at the secondary school level in a way that can fulfill a computer science, math, or science graduation credit.


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This Toolkit Helps Take the Stress Out of State Testing


Built specifically from state and Common Core education standards, Study Island has a fun and easy-to-use interface that’s proven to produce significant academic growth outcomes in math, ELA, science and social studies with just 30 minutes of practice a week. In this video you'll hear from administrators, teachers and students about how Indiana’s Penn High School uses technology to personalize instruction, differentiate learning and drive student achievement.

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

iLearn Technology

I also am unwilling to retire iLearn Technology all together. I hope that you’ll continue to find reasons to come to iLearn Technology. These days, rather than merely sharing a technology tool that I’ve found useful, I want to do so within a broader context. Within our inquiry blocks, we use technology as a tool that helps us dive deeper, capture our learning, think critically, and make connections.

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

iLearn Technology

Each article lists the Common Core Standards it meets, and the grade levels it is appropriate for. Analyze Evaluate Government Interactive book Knowledge (remember) Middle/High School PE Primary Elementary Science Secondary Elementary Social Studies Teacher Resources Understand (describe, explain) Websites article assignments bias books class page classrooms DOGO google classroom movies news news articles non-fiction online news research reviews

How We Express Ourselves: Making a Museum in a Box

iLearn Technology

I also am unwilling to retire iLearn Technology all together. I hope that you’ll continue to find reasons to come to iLearn Technology. These days, rather than merely sharing a technology tool that I’ve found useful, I want to do so within a broader context.

Prodigy: Virtual world of math

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Prodigy into your classroom: Prodigy is aligned to the Common Core Math standards and has over 300 math skills for students to master. Because Prodigy is aligned to the Common Core, it is easy to navigate. Curious about how we use technology at Anastasis? What it is: Prodigy is a fantastic way to differentiate math in your classroom. Prodigy is a game-like fantasy world where students engage in math along their adventures.

Avoid the One-Size-Fits-All Classroom

Catlin Tucker

When I volunteer in my children’s elementary classrooms (1st and 3rd grade), I am struck by how frequently the teacher finds time to work directly with small groups of students to offer additional support, review concepts, assess understanding, and practice skills. At the secondary level scenes like this are less frequent. Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology Available NOW ! .

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

I maintain a dataset of all education technology investments and all education technology investors. Glaring in its absence from this list: “personalization,” one of the most trumpeted technology “solutions” this year. (I’ll Moreover, per this ideology, without the aid of algorithms and “personalization” technology, human educators and traditional institutions have historically failed to meet the needs of individuals as individuals.

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.” ” But these wild proclamations – wishful thinking , no doubt – tended to overlook the realities of mobile technology and education. ” And yet education technology companies, in conjunction with schools, collect so much data – much of it utterly unnecessary.

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New Education Policy 2020 – Highlights and Comparison With Other Educational Policies of the World


Ages 3 to 8 will fall under foundational stage, 8 to 11 under preparatory stage, 11 to 14 under middle stage, and 14 to 18 under secondary stage.

McGraw-Hill Education launches free project-based literacy instruction

eSchool News

SRA FLEX Literacy Projects Jumpstart promotes critical skills for at-risk elementary, middle and high school students, extends benefits of project-based learning to more U.S. FLEX Literacy Projects resources for either Elementary (3-5) or Secondary (6 and above) classrooms. Students can apply their literacy and technology skills to science, social studies and health projects to make cross-curricular associations with projects that build community connections.

Massachusetts once had the best state test in the country. Will it again?

The Hechinger Report

As rain poured outside on the chilly evening of February 24, a group of Arlington elementary school parents was imagining a sunnier place — Dorothy’s trip down the yellow brick road. The exam, known as PARCC — which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers — was aligned to the Common Core, a set of national educational standards for what students should be able to do in each grade in English and math. Read more about Common Core.

What to Know About Miguel Cardona, Biden’s Pick for Education Secretary


Their stances on education policy differ, but they all have at least one thing in common: classroom experience, which Biden has promised would be a prerequisite. Education Technology Higher Education Remote Instruction Diversity and Equity Leadership Policy & Government

What should new teachers know before they set foot in a classroom?

The Hechinger Report

Eckhoff was among a group of veteran Missouri teachers who joined representatives of university teacher preparation programs and staff from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for a four-hour forum this fall as part of a state effort to change how teachers are prepared for the classroom and supported once they get there. Elly Eckhoff, cooperating teacher at Paxton Keeley Elementary School.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Blended Learning Cohorts for Powerful and Sustainable Professional Development - Chad Fairey, Head of School The Easy and Hard Problems in the Transformational Use of Digital Media in Schools - James Bosco, Professor Emeritus What are the traits of an effective Elementary Physical Education program in today''s world - Francis J. Susan Blakely Secondary Math Teacher Globalizing the High School U.S. Director of Instructional Technology.

Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

The problem is that many American elementary schools aren’t doing that. ” But this research hasn’t made its way into many elementary school classrooms. ” Related: Can Common Core reading tests ever be fair? So in 2015, he assigned Harper to visit all of Bethlehem’s elementary schools and find out how children were being taught to read. she was an elementary school teacher.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

About two years ago Houston Independent School District , with its 283 schools and 215,000 students, went in search of an LMS that would help teachers create and use coursework that was both digital and aligned to Texas state standards (Texas pointedly does not use the Common Core). Beatriz Arnillas, director-IT, education technology at the district. These districts and schools are drawing more benefits out of their learning management systems.

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Live Thursday, May 3rd - School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Buffy is a 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker ; she is also the 2011 winner of the Salem Press Blog Award in the “School Library” division, Salem Press Blog Award, School Library Blog Winner 2011 as well as the 2010-11 GLMA/GAIT Georgia Library Media Association/Georgia Association for Instructional Technology School Library Media Specialist of the Year. In addition, she co-teaches Teaching with Technology in the UM School of Education.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Jim Vanides - Global Education Program Manager, HP - Sustainability and Social Innovation; Larry Johnson - CEO, The New Media Consortium; Yolanda Ramos - Director of Professional Development Services, International Society for Technology in Education; Mano Talaiver - Director, Longwood Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative practices (ITTIP) - "HP Catalyst Academy: A new approach to professional learning, designed especially for STEMx teachers."


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” Via Campus Technology : “Digital credentials company Credly is adopting the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL), a common markup language designed to improve discoverability of certifications, badges and other verified achievements. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via DelawareOnline : “The first step to reducing violence among young people is to have police officers assigned to elementary and middle schools, says a coalition of state officials, education administrators and police.” According to the conservative news site The Daily Caller , “Bailing On Common Core Tests Is Costing States Millions.” Via Education Week : “ Common Core , College Readiness Skills Don’t Match Up, Study Says.”