Innovation at the Secondary Level: 5 Misconceptions

Education Elements

Personalized learning is no exception; misconceptions about it often lead educators away from strategies and practices that could help students succeed. Personalized Learning SecondaryTime and again we have seen that assumptions or misconceptions can get in the way of progress and success. Sometimes, misconceptions represent more than small gaps in knowledge--they can be ingrained into industry-wide best practices, with disastrous results.

How to Successfully Personalize Learning in Secondary Schools

Education Elements

Last year, a group of educators sat down with engineers from a well-known technology company. The first question the educators asked was what the engineers look for in potential candidates. Adaptability was their immediate response.

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3 Changes to Look For in Secondary Education

Turnitin

Coming out of COVID-19, here are three changes to look for in secondary education this year and beyond

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

The following was written to be shared as part of our application to the Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in BC. Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Dave Rawnsley – Principal – Burnaby North Secondary School.

Post-Secondary Options That Will Let You Work From Home

EdNews Daily

Education News Featured Innovation Summer Jobs TechnologyWorking from home has gained momentum and popularity in recent years. With perks including no commute, working in comfy clothes all day, and, often, flexible hours, why are more people not choosing to work from home? .

6 Principals of Secondary Education

The Innovative Educator

Alexander Inglis's 1918 book, Principles of Secondary Education makes it clear that compulsory schooling in America was intended to be what it had been for Prussia in the 1820s. education reform School Reform

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 a plethora of options for K–12 teachers to earn certifications that can help them hone their craft, give them a professional edge and positively impact their students’ learning.

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 a plethora of options for K–12 teachers to earn certifications that can help them hone their craft, give them a professional edge and positively impact their students’ learning.

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 a plethora of options for K–12 teachers to earn certifications that can help them hone their craft, give them a professional edge and positively impact their students’ learning.

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 a plethora of options for K–12 teachers to earn certifications that can help them hone their craft, give them a professional edge and positively impact their students’ learning.

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

MindShift

In response, educators often find themselves having to take on the role of counselors, supporting the emotional healing of their students, not just their academic growth. The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue.

Studio Schools: Career-Focused Secondary Education

Edutopia

Tisha Pryor Global Education In England, Studio Schools (a model similar to U.S. Photo credit: Vancouver Film School via flickr (CC BY 2.0) charter schools) combine academic and vocational pathways with strong employer engagement to make learning relevant

Verizon Innovative App Challenge for Secondary Students

The Innovative Educator

The Challenge is a collaborative competition that offers $10,000 grants and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for winning secondary schools and students. A distinguished panel of STEM educators and corporate innovators will then judge the top Best in State teams and provide feedback on their design concepts to each team via a live webinar. Cell phones in Education STEM Verizon

High School and College Students Get Rare Opportunity to Help Change the World Of Education

EdNews Daily

Diversity Education News Featured Higher Education News Secondary Education TechnologyStudents Everywhere Are Encouraged to Contribute to the Open Ontology Project: Be a Part of the Beginning Stages of the Open Ontology Project and Help Shape Its Future.

How online teaching improves inclusivity in education

Neo LMS

The promise of education in the 21st century is for no child to be left behind. In particular, resources for teaching online can and should be deployed to make sure that education materials reach every child, especially those that would not otherwise be included in mainstream classrooms.

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership

Neo LMS

Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. To quote a study on Evolllution , “60 percent of respondents said technology has fundamentally changed post-secondary teaching and learning.

Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

Far too often, in my life as a parent and educator, I’ve listened to parents who have strong concerns about reserved children. Given the role of education and its close connection to entrepreneurship and the corporate world, schools often give praise and attention to extroverts.

MasterMind Educator Groups: Build Safe Spaces for Innovation

The CoolCatTeacher

With this coupon, a 3 grad credit course for continuing education, salary advancement, or recertification is only $359. What is an Educator Mastermind and Why Should You Join One ? Administrators All Grades All Subjects Education Get Connected (PLN Building) How to Guides.

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Some Inclusion Tips for the General Ed Teacher

MiddleWeb

Veteran special and general education teacher Cheryl Mizerny describes ways that general educators can be most effective teaching all students within inclusion classrooms.

9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now there are dozens of online free educational videos that address most every academic topic imaginable. And they’re put out by recognized names in education — Khan Academy, BBC, Microsoft, Teacher Tube, as well as textbook providers like Origo. education_com.

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Celebrating Innovative Middle and High School Educators

Digital Promise

Educators who design learning experiences that are personal and accessible , authentic and challenging , collaborative and connected , and inquisitive and reflective create deeper, more meaningful learning experiences for their students. Educators Learning Experience Design

How to Parent Teens in a High-Tech World Without Losing Your Mind

EdNews Daily

Education News Featured Higher Education Secondary Education TechnologyRobyn D. Shulman, Author. My daughter turned 14 in November.

Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

Edsurge

On an ordinary June morning, kids descend on the campus of Auburn University to try science experiments at the college of education’s annual STEM camp. But education students still need to work on lesson plans, and kids still need summer activities.

How Childhood Experiences Contribute to the Education-Health Link

Digital Promise

The interconnection between education and health is well established. The highest percent of smoking is seen among persons with less than a high school or General Educational Development (GED) high school equivalency diploma , and the lowest is among persons with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

My Educator Journey with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

The irony of this is that many of us educators have been successfully navigating the waters of personalized learning for our students, but haven’t been given the opportunity to transition that same approach to our own professional learning. As a secondary science teacher in Wayne County, a tight-knit rural community in southwest Tennessee, I know most of my students beyond the classroom. The post My Educator Journey with Micro-credentials appeared first on Digital Promise.

Math Modeling: Why are We Missing it in High School?

EdNews Daily

However, one field that has been historically underrepresented in our education system can alleviate the needs of aspiring high schoolers who are not fortunate enough to have laboratory access: mathematical modeling.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

The technological advances of the past two decades have changed the world, and education is no exception. Students who use technology in the classroom perform better, and emerge from their educations better prepared for the challenges of adult life. Higher Education Has Changed, Too.

How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. It is clear that Finland’s enviable educational outcomes is no overnight success.

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Student Collaboration: Grouping That Works

MiddleWeb

Educator Linda Biondi recommends the book to hesitant secondary teachers. Kline Dual Objective Model eye on education group work interdependence Linda Biondi Paul J. Vermette reflection questions research Routledge secondary teachers

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. Many also go on to attain higher education degrees. Connecting education to local markets.

How Colleges Can Help Educate the 40-Million-Plus Newly Unemployed

Edsurge

Typically, that results in a rush of people looking to higher education for new skills and credentials. Department of Education. I do think it is problematic that during these periods we see states pulling back from investments in higher education.

Technology: the savior of education?

iLearn Technology

At this point I had convinced myself that technology would be the savior of education. The idea of mass education, in some ways, locks us into the one-size-fits-all. Standards and testing have become hallmarks of education. In 2009, I left teaching.

World Education Games 2015! Math, Literacy, Science

iLearn Technology

What it is: You guys, the World Education Games is back again, taking place around the world October 13-15, 2015! The World Education Games includes World Literacy Day, World Math Day (which has been around since the first World Education Games), and World Science Day.

After net neutrality: how should educators respond?

Bryan Alexander

How should the education world respond to the demise of net neutrality? When I say “education” I’m thinking of the American education system, including primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, and museums. Assuming the Democrats uniformly support the previous policy, could educators focus our energies on several key senators and representatives, in order to crack those majorities? Should educators support this?

Continuing education for e-learning instructors

Neo LMS

Educational technologies are evolving so rapidly today, in fact, that teachers can find it nearly impossible to keep up. Educational leadership is an increasingly in-demand career, with tremendous opportunity for career development, job stability, and a lucrative income.