The Value of Professional Certifications for Secondary Education Students

EdTech Magazine

Take educational technology certifications , for example, which many educators attain not only to keep up with the latest digital tools and learn how to integrate them in the classroom, but also to connect with others for ideas and support in tech-driven teaching strategies. There’s also a growing number of similar opportunities for middle and high school students including technology certification programs offered by top tech companies such as Google and Microsoft.

The Value of Professional Certifications for Secondary Education Students

EdTech Magazine

Take educational technology certifications , for example, which many educators attain not only to keep up with the latest digital tools and learn how to integrate them in the classroom, but also to connect with others for ideas and support in tech-driven teaching strategies. There’s also a growing number of similar opportunities for middle and high school students including technology certification programs offered by top tech companies such as Google and Microsoft.

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The Value of Professional Certifications for Secondary Education Students

EdTech Magazine

Take educational technology certifications , for example, which many educators attain not only to keep up with the latest digital tools and learn how to integrate them in the classroom, but also to connect with others for ideas and support in tech-driven teaching strategies. There’s also a growing number of similar opportunities for middle and high school students including technology certification programs offered by top tech companies such as Google and Microsoft.

The Value of Professional Certifications for Secondary Education Students

EdTech Magazine

Take educational technology certifications , for example, which many educators attain not only to keep up with the latest digital tools and learn how to integrate them in the classroom, but also to connect with others for ideas and support in tech-driven teaching strategies. There’s also a growing number of similar opportunities for middle and high school students including technology certification programs offered by top tech companies such as Google and Microsoft.

The Value of Professional Certifications for Secondary Education Students

EdTech Magazine

Take educational technology certifications , for example, which many educators attain not only to keep up with the latest digital tools and learn how to integrate them in the classroom, but also to connect with others for ideas and support in tech-driven teaching strategies. There’s also a growing number of similar opportunities for middle and high school students including technology certification programs offered by top tech companies such as Google and Microsoft.

Alan November on the '$1000 Pencil' and Why Edtech Companies Aren’t Pushing the Envelope

Edsurge

A few weeks back, EdSurge published a podcast interview with education consultant and commentator Alan November, and Director of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for the Houston Independent School District Mike Dorsey, after chatting with the two education experts at ISTE. For example, if you have thousands of questions in Khan Academy , but they’re the same questions we’ve always asked in Algebra class, there’s no change in the design of the work.

The push for “free” universal education in Africa often falls short—here’s a better way

The Christensen Institute

But even for most who are desperately poor, education is highly valued as a majority of children—more than 70% —attend primary school and nearly half attend secondary school. The average secondary school graduate does not get a job until their early 30s, at which point most are parents.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

01:01 Vicki : So give me an example of how it’s used in your classroom. So that’s just one example of getting the year started off with a thinking routine. So for example, one of the types of thinking is perspective taking. 05:00 Vicki: So you’ve already given us three examples.

Diamonds aren’t forever, but there’s still hope for Botswana

The Christensen Institute

There were fewer than 25 university degree holders and only 100 secondary school graduates in the entire country. An example of a company that’s transforming a complex and expensive product into one that’s simple and affordable is EarthEnable.

How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

The Finnish example. There are around 80 education development companies in Finland, and 22 of them participated in EDUDigi.

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Google buys Logitech and a whole host of media companies and university lectures. Today we see a number of dual enrollment programs, for example, and secondary students in P-Tech programs , the Bard Early Colleges , and other initiatives are graduating with college credits.

3 relationships schools shouldn’t underestimate in closing opportunity gaps

The Christensen Institute

For example, Encore offers low-cost fellows—often on their second or third careers—to work for social sector organizations that need support, ushering in a model that could disrupt the limitations of stubbornly age-segregated professional networks. For example, Gap Inc.’s

The Rise – and Possible Fall – of the Graphing Calculator

Digital Promise

Whether teachers continue to use these tools or ditch them in favor of new ones, graphing technology will likely always have a place in secondary math education. For example, technology can help students connect graphical representations with algebraic equations.

How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Santha is a great example of using drones in the English classroom. After graduation, I pursued and obtained my Masters in Secondary English Education. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: So give me an example of how you’ve made math visual. So for example, if I’m counting donuts in a box, it’s great to have a context. SolveMe Mobiles , for example, is a great tool online that really makes solving equations visual and very intuitive.

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Kaleidoscope Raises $3 Million Series A to Match Students to Scholarships

Edsurge

To manage these tasks, the foundation contracted with a company called Kaleidoscope , a Minneapolis-based provider of a platform that connects companies, foundations and high-net-worth individuals offering scholarships and grants to students seeking financial aid.

Innovation & tech: Africa’s only hope in educating hundreds of millions of children

The Christensen Institute

But even then, only one in three children will have access to secondary school. . For example, it will cost sub Saharan Africa more than $4 billion in salaries alone if the region is to achieve universal primary education. This does not include secondary schools or universities. In addition to all this, over the past few years just around 50% of students pass the secondary school exit exam. Today, there are more than 750 million mobile phones in operation in Africa.

A ‘Safe’ Smart Speaker for Kids? Startup Chatterbox Promises to Put Privacy First

Edsurge

In education, such privacy concerns are secondary to another glaring issue: that company officials have said their products are intended for consumer use, not as classroom tools. But Chatterbox is not a learn-to-code company.

Pittsburgh Schools and Developers Share Tips for Improved Ed-tech Pilots

Digital Promise

For example, Karen Wang of Amplify said, “The CMU team was a great collaborator with us. Also, in contrast to traditional evaluations where companies only receive a final report, developers could capitalize on real-time feedback to make product improvements. For example, in South Fayette Township School District , INVENTORcloud changed its program rollout in response to student requests. For example, Miller said, “If I was doing it over again, I would just use one product.

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

An example of this might be… if I say “Put those numbers in order: 56, 33, 22, 28.”. Another example of limiting choices is that a lot of parents will ask their kids, “What did you do today?” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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How to Host a Student Media Festival

The CoolCatTeacher

And there we have two divisions, Elementary and Secondary. I’ll give one example. It was a good example of being flexible, and watching what’s coming in, and adjusting… which I love to encourage. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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When College Becomes a Benefit of Employment

Edsurge

Big-name companies are doing this—think Starbucks, Walmart, Chipotle and McDonald's to name a few. Companies are hoping the move will attract workers and keep them from leaving so quickly; for colleges, these efforts can be a source of new students, especially for new online programs.

Reducing Friction in OER Adoption

Iterating Toward Openness

In this vision of the world, OER replace traditional, expensive textbooks for all primary, secondary, and post-secondary courses. One vivid example of this kind of pushback comes from the history of computing.

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Sources of Hope for Education Technology in 2018

Edsurge

Many education technology companies do the opposite: they deepen the moat around the castles of affluence. Against this backdrop, it is difficult to be enthusiastic about, for example, the possibility that this will be the break-out year for virtual reality in K-12 schools. (I Many education technology companies do the opposite: they deepen the moat around the castles of affluence. I have a friendly disagreement with some other investors in education companies.

Guild Education Raises $40M to Help Employers Provide Education Benefits

Edsurge

Walmart, Lowe’s, Discover and Lyft are just a few of the companies that have signed on to offer employees education-as-a-benefit, meaning these companies help students pay for—or completely cover—the cost of tuition for education programs. One company steering the trend is Guild Education , which partners with companies and education providers to offer employees programs ranging from master’s degrees to a high-school diploma.

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Applications Open Now #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

To get some examples of the winning projects, here are last year’s winners. These are some of the finalists as selected by Samsung to give you examples of projects they have selected in prior competitions. Secondary School for Journalism *.

If you can’t see it, you can’t be it: Edtech that connects students to role models

The Christensen Institute

Academic research has reached the same conclusions as this teacher; the 2016 State of Racial Diversity in the Educator Workforce assessment reported that “the elementary and secondary educator workforce is overwhelmingly homogenous (82% white in public schools).”

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Give us some examples. You know, we’re not giving the kids the tools in school along with opportunities to collaborate, that they need on the job, that the companies are asking for. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Bridge International Academies; a model for innovation

The Christensen Institute

It’s a global education problem – and a prime example of nonconsumption, defined as a large segment of the population that cannot afford to purchase and use existing solutions in the market. Bridge, a chain of nursery and primary schools with a mission to deliver affordable education to millions of children in poor countries, is one of the best examples of a market-creating innovation in Africa. Today, 263 million children around the world don’t attend school.

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

Edsurge

Ponddy Education , for example, is a San Jose, Calif.-based King, who also serves as executive director of the Mandarin Institute , acknowledges that her company took aim at a tough subject with its initial product offering. The company’s next target: English.

‘Students Are Lonely:’ What Happens When Coronavirus Forces Schools Online

Edsurge

Having so many examples being updated and shared made the process easier,” says Warren Apel, the director of technology at the American School in Japan, located in Tokyo. It sounds like a drastic measure: moving every school to online learning in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.

College Admissions Tips and How To’s for Parents and Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

I don’t like them to do that prior to the penultimate year in secondary school or high school, because I think it locks them in. I think it helps take a look, like your example, “Huh, maybe I need to try this, or maybe I need to do something new.”

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What helps kids really learn

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Stadel is a Digital Learning Coach for Tustin Unified School District in California, working with secondary math teachers to use and implement technology in meaningful ways to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics.

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The Business of Ed-Tech: 2017 So Far

Hack Education

And indeed, according to my calculations too, the amount of money invested in education technology companies is up from this time last year and up from this time in 2015 as well. So far this year, there have been 95 investments in ed-tech companies, totaling $1.8