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Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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This December will again host the Hour of Code , a one-hour introduction to programming designed to demystify the subject and show that anyone can be a maker, a creator, and an innovator. logic – go through a problem from A to Z. Grade-levels below are guidelines.

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5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

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According to the National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education Research Review and Resources , no matter income or background, students with involved parents are more likely to have higher grades and test scores, attend school regularly, have better social skills, show improved behavior, and adapt well to school. There are as many ways to do that as there are parents who need alternatives to the traditional parent-teacher conference and back-to-school night.

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Tools of the Trade

Digital Promise

An innovative organization provides free tools and resources to make learning accessible to all students. Bring universal learning ideas to life in your classroom by creating and sharing your own educational materials. Help your students learn to write a better lab report. Educators can do all of that with a set of free tools created by CAST , a nonprofit research and development company dedicated to breaking down barriers to learning. UDL Guidelines.

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Ready or not, a new era of homeschooling has begun

The Hechinger Report

How to homeschool” is trending on Google. For others, it’s an even bigger catastrophe: they may not be able to afford proper meals for their children, much less the technology and connectivity needed for online learning. It’s going to be difficult for a lot of families.”.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. If there is someone other than the teacher managing the makerspace or there is a schedule for the school, your kids may only be able to use it once a week or month. Some makerspace activities may be focusing on how to use the resources available and may not be connecting the activities to the curriculum or around a real world problem.

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An Update on What You Need to Know about ESSA

edWeb.net

Due to the rapid transition from NCLB to ESSA, it is important for educators and vendors to be aware of the key differences between the two. Steve Rowley, CEO of Acumen Partners, with Michael Campbell, Vice President of Acumen Partners, presented the latest updates on ESSA in the webinar, “ Making Sense of ESSA: What You Need to Know ,” co-hosted by edWeb.net and MCH Strategic Data. Each state must be aware of how to accurately track their benchmarks.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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scroll all the way down to enter the give-away * Many of my teacher friends often do give-aways to honor and thank their loyal readers. Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. I can''t begin to explain what an amazing experience this conference was for those who attended. I would like to reinforce the positive influence of social networking.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

Learning management systems originally got their start in higher education, serving as central hub for college students to drop in assignments, check grades, and contact their professors. Needless to say it caught on with universities—and eventually school districts. Any time schools get a new software program, they tend to pick off the low hanging fruit—i.e. Here’s what these institutions are doing and how it’s working for them. So she decided to build her own system.

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Field Trips: What Students Gain From Having Input Into School Budgets

MindShift

– Taking 175 sixth-graders on two forms of transportation, then leading them on a one mile walk through San Francisco to a downtown science museum is no small task. made the decision last summer to allocate more money to field trips over the next several school years. In addition to collecting surveys from a quarter of the student body, which is about a third black, a third Latino and 18 percent Filipino, she set up small-group meetings at the middle and high schools.

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Eleanor Roosevelt The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our projects have members from 200+ countries and the Learning Revolution newsletter is sent to 130,000 each week.

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update March 11th The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." - Maria Montessori Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at [link]. How about the Strait of Hormuz?

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

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The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. We invite you to join the 24,000 GEC community members (from 170+ countries) and actively participate in more than 100 sessions focused on international education topics. Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Anyone can apply to be a member of the Outreach and Advisory Board.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The Department of Education has released its newly proposed guidelines for school accountability. The changes are due to the replacement of one education acronym (NCLB) with another ( ESSA ). “Dean Dad” Matt Reed responds to Senator Alexander’s proposal to limit student loans. ” “ The Left’s drive to push conservatives out of education reform ” by The Fordham Institute’s Robert Pondiscio. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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“High school students will be allowed to carry mace in the 2016–2017 school year after the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education agreed to remove prohibitive language and amend its policy,” the Salisbury Post reports. ” And the state of North Carolina sues the feds in response: “ North Carolina’s Suit to Keep Federal Funding After HB2.” ” Via Chalkbeat : “They rejected multi-state Common Core exams.