The Definition Of Combination Learning

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The Definition Of Mobile Learning

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The Definition Of Intrinsic Motivation

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An Expanded Definition of Student Success

Digital Promise

Erin Mote and Eric Tucker lead Brooklyn Lab Schools , a group of charter schools in downtown Brooklyn, and are focused on building systems that support an expanded definition of student success. The post An Expanded Definition of Student Success appeared first on Digital Promise. Brooklyn Lab recently won a grant to expand their work from middle schools to two high schools through support from the XQ Super School project and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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STEM: A DEEP DEFINITION

P21 Blogazine

I have told the beginning of this story thousands of times, but it bares repeating now as another STEM story is filling the ears of some and attempting a new, exclusive definition in an attempt to hoist selective STEM schools as the Gold Standard for STEM. Volume 3, Issue 3, Number 1. Driving Question: What makes a STEM School? What makes a STEM school? That is the question that is most often asked.

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A New Definition For Equity In Education

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Are our definitions of ‘college readiness’ too high?

Dangerously Irrelevant

But, nonetheless, perhaps these definitions of ‘college readiness’ from SAT and ACT are too stringent?

We should rethink our definition of ‘wasting time’

Ditch That Textbook

On Sunday, I was cleaning the kitchen. On hands and knees scrubbing the floor, to be more specific. Yep, I’m that guy, and that’s OK with me, You know what they say: happy wife, happy life!) All of a sudden, mid-scrub, I thought, “Where are my kids and what are they up to?” ” I have [.]. Teaching creative teaching genius hour homework passion-driven learning video games youtube

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Chromebooks - definitely awesome for education

Educational Technology Guy

Back in May of 2012, I wrote about Google Chromebooks and how they were great for education. Two and a half years and 11,000 Chromebooks later, I stand by this even more. Our district has over 11,000 Chromebooks deployed in grades 3-12. We also have a high school using Windows laptops. Here''s why I recommend Chromebooks: inexpensive - average cost, with laser etching, Chrome management and setup is around $310 per device.

What’s A Twitter Chat? An Example And Definition For 2018

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5 Reasons You Should Definitely Volunteer at the Math Fair

MIND Research Institute

If you’ve never volunteered at Math Fair before, I’ve got five reasons why you’ll definitely want to come out this year: 1. Autumn, the best season of all, is upon us!

Opening the definition dialog: Personalization, individualization and differentiation

eSchool News

This struggle for a definition poses a larger question: If we cannot clearly and succinctly define our approaches, what chance do we have for successful implementation? Much of the article squares with some of the most widely accepted and agreed upon definitions around personalization.

Chromebox and Chromebase - definite contenders for desktop replacements

Educational Technology Guy

I''m currently testing out the LG Chromebase and Asus Chromebox for potential use in our district (and for me at home). So far, I''m very impressed. They setup and work like a Chromebook , have very fast performance but offer the experience of a desktop with large screens and full keyboards and mice.

How Should Colleges Approach Student Success When Different Definitions Abound?

Edsurge

Because these different definitions of student success abound, Stout says conversations with an academic advisor that “span beyond just building a schedule” are important. At the most recent convening of Achieving the Dream , a non-profit focused on community college student success, president and CEO Karen Stout asked eight of the organization’s student scholars what completion means to them. Completion. It’s a word that’s used a lot when people discuss student success, Stout says.

A New Definition For Equity In Education

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A New Definition For Equity In Education. New thinking about the terms and definitions of gender emphasize both the characteristics and the fluidity of any culture. As for a definition for equity in education? by Terry Heick.

A New Definition of Rigor

Edutopia

Brian Sztabnik Critical Thinking Rigor doesn't simply mean giving students more or harder work. Instead, it's the result of work that challenges students' thinking in new and interesting ways

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6 Tools Which Will Definitely Help You Memorize More

My Paperless Classroom

The post 6 Tools Which Will Definitely Help You Memorize More appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. It’s no secret that today’s world is so competitive that you cannot just comfortably settle for one thing.

People are Definitely Dumber

Center for Teacher Quality Ed Tech

Last week, Paul Horner -- a creator of fake news sites who is convinced that his work helped to turn the tide in Trump's favor in America's presidential election -- sat for an interview with the Washington Post

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Here's An Idea: Change The Federal Definition Of Student Achievement

NPR Learning and Tech

The average scale score is by definition the better measure," for achievement gaps, too, he says. Morgan Polikoff. Steve Cohn/Courtesy of USC. Morgan Polikoff has a modest proposal.

A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit)

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A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit). Chris Lawrence is Mozilla’s VP of Learning, where he builds networks of web literacy leaders; image attribution pixabay ; A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit).

Blended Learning: A Common Sense, Teacher-Friendly Definition

The Journal

Join us in keeping “blended learning” to mean the teacher-friendly, common-sense definition The term “blended learning” accurately describes the pedagogical practices that are taking place in 1-to-1 classrooms.

Learn about the Edcamp Movement: The Definitive Podcast | @EdcampUSA #edcamp

TeacherCast

In todays podcast, Edcamp Foundation executive director Hadley Ferguson teaches us how to start our very own edcamps in our schools and our communities.

Stop! Why the mis-definition of student equity needs to end

eSchool News

“Equity doesn’t mean the same for everyone; it means that everyone gets what they need.” ” These wise words, from a Florida elementary school principal, get to the core of a new look at barriers to equity in education.

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Teachers at ISTE Share Their Definitions of Personalized Learning.and They’re All Different

Edsurge

Personalized learning is definitely a new way to incorporate the objectives and standards of the subject that you are teaching. Perhaps it was the soft jazz playing in the background, or the tranquil turquoise blue accenting all the signage. Or maybe the frenzy of testing is finally over, giving way to a chance to relax and unwind.

MLTI is a Massive Failure: What We Can Do

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Definition of Success and Measure Focus on the Learning MLTI Policies & Procedures Professional Learning Setting Expectations Shared Leadership

A Definition Of Web Literacy (And How Students Can Benefit)

Educator Innovator

Chris Lawrence, VP of Learning at Mozilla, discusses why web literacy should be added as “the fourth R” to the three cornerstones of education—reading, writing, and arithmetic—to prepare learners with the skills necessary for the digital world. “In the 21st century, web literacy unlocks the same opportunities as reading and writing. The student who is able to create online has a limitless array of tools.

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

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6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning

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Teaching Assessment Definitions New Teacher6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning by TeachThought Staff If curriculum is the what of teaching, and learning models are the how, assessment is the puzzled “Hmmmm”–as in, I assumed this and this about student learning, but after giving this assessment, well… ”Hmmmmm.” ” So what are the different types of assessment of learning? This graphic below […].

A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

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Teaching Definitions New TeacherA Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined by TeachThought Staff Communication depends on a common language. In any field, knowing what a colleague means when they use a term or phrase is the difference between talking about ideas and exchanging ideas. So the following list of public education terms is useful not so much for […]. The post A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined appeared first on TeachThought.

MLTI Fall 2016 Update Notes

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Definition of Success and Measure Focus on the Learning Leadership Learning Thru Tech Team - MDOE Living More Verbs Maine Learning Technology Framework MLTI UpdateHere are notes and useful links related to the DOE MLTI Update for Fall 2016. New Staff Members.

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10 Ways to Re-Imagine the Classroom: 4. Our Definition of the Classroom

The Playground Advocate

4- We can transform our definition of the classroom from “Set in Time and Space” to “Anywhere, Anytime.” Here are just a few photos from her class: Finally, we also need to change our own definitions of the classroom to include the world beyond our doors.

Is MLTI Impacting Student Learning?

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Definition of Success and Measure Focus on the Learning MLTIWhen a district (or a state) expends large sums of money on education technology, it is fair to expect that there would be a return on the investment, especially in improved student learning. There are those that think, for example, that Maine should stop paying for the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) since, after 15 years, there has been no improvement in test scores.

MLTI Fall 2016 Update Notes

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Definition of Success and Measure Focus on the Learning Leadership Learning Thru Tech Team - MDOE Living More Verbs Maine Learning Technology Framework MLTI UpdateHere are notes and useful links related to the DOE MLTI Update for Fall 2016. New Staff Members. We are excited to have added Amanda Nguyen and Sean Malone to the Learning Through Technology Team. Each is a Maine native, a veteran educator, and a leader in learning technology.

2015 K-12 Wi-Fi Buyer’s Guide: The Definitive Guide for Evaluating Wireless LANs in School Districts

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Today’s Wireless LAN offerings can give schools tremendous power to enhance the overall learning experience. Deployed correctly, Wi-Fi can help students use their own devices to learn in new and different ways. Retired Whitepapers Aerohive

What Is Genius Hour?

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Learning Definitions General genius hour New TeacherWhat Is Genius Hour? by TeachThought Staff Genius hour is an approach to learning where students are guided by their own interests, background knowledge, and curiosity to learn. From the. The post What Is Genius Hour?

What It Means To Teach

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Teaching Terry Heick New Teacher General DefinitionsWhat It Means To ‘Teach’ by Terry Heick What does it mean to “teach”? I’ve been meaning to write this post for weeks, but a dozen side projects have kept.

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Ep 12: What Are The Different Types Of Assessment?

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Ep 12: What Are The Different Types Of Assessment?

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Using Dystopian Fiction to Explore Citizenship

MiddleWeb

In his ELA classroom, David Sebek focuses on four aspects of what it means to be a "good citizen" – truthfulness, justice, equality and responsibility – and uses whistleblower stories and dystopian fiction to explore the elusive definition of citizenship.

Finally, Definitive Manual for School Leaders on Engaging in Using Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

In their new book, Why Social Media Matters: School Communication in the Digital Age , authors Kitty Porterfield and Meg Carnes write: “Skill in communication is a key ingredient for school leaders’ success in today’s complex education environment, and this communication now includes social media.” As these author’s suggest, school leaders “can either learn to use these powerful tools or stand hopelessly by and the information good and bad swirls around them.”