How to Center Equity in Undergraduate Digital Learning

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused postsecondary institutions to abruptly transition many of their spring 2020 courses to digital learning. course leads, department chairs, and other higher education leaders) to respond by creating more equitable digital learning opportunities.

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

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Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Background: The 2018-2019 school year is Inquiry Hub Secondary’s 7th year since it was founded. As a team we started a learning journey that continues today. The school has developed considerably since its inception and our current teaching staff, as well as our student body, continue to guide the school through improvements in course development and the implementation and delivery of our program.

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Coursera Couple Returns to Higher Ed With $14.5M to Recreate In-Person Learning, Online

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Students go home. We want to build from the ground up an inclusive learning system for students and faculty, one that can recreate engaging, live learning experiences online,” says Dan Avida. million seed round for Engageli. Pandemic closes school.

South Carolina adopts science video service

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Supplementary STEM videos serve to engage students in science learning. Students in South Carolina will soon have access to short Twig Science and Tigtag Science videos through a new statewide partnership. These supplemental STEM resources can enhance science curriculum connecting science teaching and learning to career and college readiness.

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How to navigate the new device-agnostic classroom

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Technology in the classroom is nothing new; most of today’s educators have embraced the ability to draw upon an increasingly diverse array of digital tools and programs to enrich their lessons. With the advent of more device-agnostic digital classrooms, many tech-savvy teachers and schools are taking a step back and reevaluating how best to use technology to support their goals. How can I ensure my digital learning ecosystem will support my students?

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Technology Sparks Growth Mindset and Innovation in the Classroom

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“Polk County is one of the counties you don’t think about very much,” said Nakia , a student at Chilhowee Middle School in Benton, Tennessee, a small rural town of fewer than 2,000 people. “We’d Those possibilities became reality for Nakia and her Chilhowee classmates, along with students at nearby Copper Basin High School, in 2017, when both Polk County schools joined Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS). Innovation in the classroom leads to student engagement.

A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

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that include rigorous, robust, and well-rounded curriculum aligned with college- and career-ready standards (as defined in this document) that cover a wide range of academic and technical knowledge and skills to ensure that students leave high school ready for college and careers. The enrollment in college of students who graduate from high school consistent with 34 CFR 200.19(b)(1) Digital learning content. High-needs students . Participating students .

Oklahoma’s Edmond Public Schools Chooses Discovery Education to Support New Digital Conversion Strategy

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-Discovery Education’s Math Techbook and Professional Learning Services to Strengthen Efforts to Create Dynamic Digital Classrooms – Silver Spring, Md. May 9, 2018) – Oklahoma’s Edmond Public Schools (EPS) today announced it has chosen Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to support the implementation of the district’s Digital Conversion Strategy. million students in all U.S.

Rangatiratanga: How Tapping Into New Zealand’s Indigenous Concepts Sparked New Educational Gains

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You are formally welcomed by a dozen students, each representing a different school. They will mihi (welcome) you formally in Te Reo (Maori, New Zealand’s first language) and proceed to inform and charm you over 20 minutes via an interactive presentation about their competency in digital learning. Each of these young people is digitally fluent and has become so by following the same pedagogical approach of their peers in their neighbouring schools.

Why Teacher-Driven Coaching Looks Different for Every Learner

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Recently, my school district—like many across the country—has begun to explore ways to increase students’ technology use in thoughtful ways, especially at the middle and high school level. James, a secondary teacher in his third year, was one of many teachers considering what this might look like for the students in his classroom. We need the opportunity to reflect on our practice and to learn from one another’s strengths in pedagogical practice.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

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” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Consider this post (light on analysis, heavy on the archiving of primary source material) one for the wonks, students, and historians. Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

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

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A focus on tackling the digital divide and resource inequities laid bare by the pandemic. In 2013, he became Meriden’s assistant superintendent for teaching and learning. He is a great listener, an amazing team player and he’s always looking out for the best interest of students.”

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Dr. Baluku Daniel Masindi, CEO Masindi Health Development Program (MHDP) | Baluku Hannington Gift, Vice Chairperson (MHDP) Earth as an exoplanet, or the benefits of space science perspective for young students , Julia Brodsky, Art of Inquiry LLC Education 21. Tom co-founded the first education venture fund, Learn Capital.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen Blumberg Technology Integrator The School at Columbia University BIO : Karen Blumberg is an educational technologist at The School at Columbia University working with faculty and students to integrate technology academically, respectfully, and responsibly. Our students are children of technology and the web.

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."

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning.

Virginia district launches summer kindergarten readiness initiative

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Achieve3000 and Virginia Beach City Public Schools have partnered to create Smarty Summer: Diving into Early Literacy, a new kindergarten reading readiness initiative exclusively for Virginia Beach students. Achieve3000 is the leading literacy solution in blended learning programs today, specializing in cloud-based, differentiated learning solutions for school-aged youth as well as adult learners. Digital Learning and Tools News