Meet Digital Promise’s New President and CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

Digital Promise

Related to that, we often think of education as a narrow pathway from Pre-K through post-secondary education. The post Meet Digital Promise’s New President and CEO Jean-Claude Brizard appeared first on Digital Promise.

Inquiry Hub Secondary School – Confluence and Influence

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Confluence and Influence – Inquiry Hub Secondary School. Background: The 2018-2019 school year is Inquiry Hub Secondary’s 7th year since it was founded. Here are the original courses and the updates to meet the new BC curriculum requirements: Original Courses. respect the unique nature of disciplines while supporting cross-curricular learning” Inquiry Hub Secondary was already on a path of personalizing learning, with a focus on learning competencies.


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Post-Secondary Options That Will Let You Work From Home

EdNews Daily

Some employers require showing up to the office for periodic meetings, but many companies hold meetings over Skype or similar channels. Working 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? .

We used technology to increase attendance at PTA meetings

eSchool News

My first PTA meetings reassured me that we needed to find a way to improve the drastically low attendance. At the meetings, we typically see about 12 to 15 attendees, usually the executive board and a handful of parents. percent of parents were attending our five PTA meetings each year! The meeting went fine, but I wished I could recapture the volume that was there that night for the many professional development learning opportunities at our PTA meetings.

Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects


The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue. How Schools Can Acknowledge Secondary Trauma. If possible, these meetings should be supported by a mental health professional, and teachers should get to share their experiences, learn strategies for understanding their stress responses, and gain skills to cope with STS.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. Today’s Meet made it part of an easy-to-access classroom ecosystem that could be quickly shared (anonymously) with all students and intuitively used.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College


The substantial advantage is we have developed a method called ‘fully active learning,’ which makes sure that everybody in the classroom is deeply processing at least 75 percent of the time, which requires quite a lot of engagement, and making sure that people are doing secondary activities that are also involved with deprocessing. Today we're starting out with a big question: What would you do if you could start a college from scratch?

#AskExcelinEd: How do credentials meet the market in Florida, Indiana and Kentucky?


A new report from Excel in Ed and Burning Glass Technologies, Where Credentials Meet the Market: State Case Studies on the Effect of High School Industry Credentials on Educational and Labor Market Outcomes , addresses that gap. Where Credentials Meet the Market builds on the foundation laid in Credentials Matter: A National Landscape to examine the impact of credential attainment on long-term student outcomes. Secondary Educational Outcomes.

Lesson from Hawaii: How CTE can develop a talented workforce to meet future economic priorities


Recently, Hawaii has taken control of its future by creating a cutting-edge approach to CTE and aligning education-to-workforce approaches to meet the state’s economic priorities. When it comes to CTE, this structure has been both a blessing and a curse: a blessing in that funding and directives can seamlessly flow down to all secondary schools, but a curse in that innovation and meaningful readiness have often been stymied by an overly prescriptive approach to CTE.

The digital-first district where OER meets iPads

eSchool News

Department of Education’s #GoOpen initiative have spurred school districts across the country to incorporate quality open resources into their curricula, but initiatives like Central Valley’s are fairly rare among elementary and secondary institutions, University of Pittsburgh librarian and open educational resource advocate Paul Bond said. Teachers and students at one district are replacing print with digital. By and large, it’s working.

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

EdNews Daily

Set up meetings to chat with your child’s teacher to explain unique concerns and necessary accommodations. Teacher training is similar to influential groupthink, focusing in on design thinking, group discussions, meetings and project collaboration. Schools can change the definition of participation and offer different ways to meet the needs of introverts. Advocate Education News Featured Higher Education humanity Secondary Education STEAM Teacher Tips Technology

LaGuardia Community College: Where Business and Tech Education Meet


As the need for affordable education grows, community colleges are well positioned to provide post-secondary degrees, credentials or training to meet workforce needs. They are more affordable than four-year schools, and, despite past stigmas, Americans rate the quality of community college education about the same as that of four-year colleges, according to a Gallup poll. LaGuardia Community College in Queens, NY was recently awarded $3.9

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps


One district employee was smiling about how there were elementary and secondary teachers connecting and sharing: “Where else do you see this?” Even if you send out a group email for people to meet at a coffee shop on a particular afternoon, you’re technically starting an unconference. As everyone meets in the main room, thank them for coming, and invite them to use sticky notes (which you provide) or markers to suggest session topics on the whiteboard.

8 Easy and Fun Back-to-School Online Activities (Part 2)

Shake Up Learning

Meet the Teacher and Students Flipgrid. Especially in the secondary world, lockers are one of the most exciting (and underrated) parts of school. Canva has custom backgrounds for video calls , like Zoom and Google Meet.

Meet CORA (the Community of Online Research Assignments)


Meet CORA, the Community of Online Research Assignments. While the primary audience is undergraduate and graduate educators, CORA offers a wealth of reliable and reproducible projects–instruction, handouts, scaffolds, rubrics and more–adaptable for secondary educators, particularly secondary librarians. My guess is, she’ll become a welcome new friend.

Illustrative Mathematics Introduces IM Certification Program to Meet Demand for High-Quality, Job-Embedded Professional Development for Teachers


Our curricula are research-based, expert-authored, standards-aligned, and meet stringent quality benchmarks,” says Illustrative Mathematics CEO, Lisa O’Masta. Tucson, AZ – June 14, 2018— Illustrative Mathematics (IM) today announced the launch of its IM Certification™ program, which trains qualified mathematics educators to deliver scalable, high-quality, expert-developed professional learning experiences that support adoptions of the acclaimed Illustrative Mathematics curriculum.

BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

At Anastasis, we start every day with a whole-community meeting. What it is: BombBomb is an email service that lets you record and embed video directly in your email. That is a totally oversimplified explanation because BombBomb does SO much more.

Choose Your History Teaching Adventure


The new series Engaging With History in the Classroom can build historical thinking & help meet standards, say Jody & Shara. Future of History History Resources American Revolution assessment book groups Carol Tieso chronology civil rights Civil War Engaging With History in the Classroom geography historical thinking Janice Robbins Jody Passanisi lessons primary sources Reconstruction secondary sources Shara Peters

Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

iLearn Technology

Tips: The Be Internet Awesome Curriculum meets ISTE standards for students and ISTE standards for teachers. What it is: Be Internet Awesome is a fantastic new way to help your students make the most of the Internet by being prepared to make wise decisions as they navigate and interact online. Be Internet Awesome helps teach students the basics of digital citizenship and safety online.

We’ll provide the environment, your job is to flourish… Join us in February!

iLearn Technology

We can’t wait to meet you! 5Sigma Anastasis Academy education reform inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Subject Teacher Resources 2018 5sigma anastasis academy classroom conference education conference environment flourish intention learning pd word of the year2018 is almost here. What decisions are you making today that will amplify what is possible in 2018? Every year I choose a word. An intention for the year.

Rural and Low-Income Students to work with Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP)


Ultimately, the program seeks to enhance the ability of elementary schools and secondary schools nationwide to identify gifted students, and meet their special educational needs

DOGO News: current events and non-fiction for your classroom

iLearn Technology

Each article lists the Common Core Standards it meets, and the grade levels it is appropriate for. Analyze Evaluate Government Interactive book Knowledge (remember) Middle/High School PE Primary Elementary Science Secondary Elementary Social Studies Teacher Resources Understand (describe, explain) Websites article assignments bias books class page classrooms DOGO google classroom movies news news articles non-fiction online news research reviews

A conference about what is sacred in education: 5Sigma Edu Con

iLearn Technology

I’m about to tell you about one more… The 5Sigma Education Conference holds a special place in my heart because it gives me the opportunity to invite you to come meet the incredible people I work with every day! 5Sigma Anastasis Academy Inquiry inspiration Maker Space Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources 5sigma inquiry pd student agencyThere are a lot of options for professional development.

Using Agency to Empower Students: What is Sacred in Education? #5Sigma

iLearn Technology

Happy hour meet ups (because we are convinced that the Happy Hour is Education’s Magic Bullet ). You will see what happens when students are empowered (we can’t wait for you to meet the students of Anastasis, they are seriously the COOLEST! We’re excited to meet you! We are in full on count down mode for our yearly education conference, 5Sigma. This year our theme is Using Agency to Empower Students: What is Sacred in Education.

Professional Development reinvented! #edchat #coed #C4C15

iLearn Technology

Over the years, I’ve been privileged to meet and know all kinds of wonderful people. Anastasis Academy education reform For Teachers inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources conference education pd reinvented Rod Berger ( Core of Education ) is one such person. Rod is a great encourager, connector, and amplifier in education. If you aren’t familiar with Rod and his work, you should be!

Meet The Gates Foundation’s New Deputy Director in Higher Education


First and foremost, our goal with post-secondary success at the Gates Foundation is really around getting 11 million more credentials and certificates in the hands of folks who otherwise would not have gotten those kinds of credentials in their hands, by the year 2025. Our roles in the post-secondary group are going to change slightly, and we’re going to have to pay attention to some stuff maybe that we didn’t feel like we had to worry about.

Building Student Agency: Multiple Intelligence Strengths

iLearn Technology

During this important meeting, our teachers ask interest/passion questions to help us get to know students better…you can download those for free here. What it is: The Learning Genome Project started nearly 8 years ago in response to a sense of urgency to make education more about those it serves: students.

What makes your school/PD/conference different?

iLearn Technology

When your goal is honoring the humanity, EVERYTHING else must shift to help meet that goal. During our Wednesday staff meeting, we talked about the successes and challenges that were faced. The first question that I get asked when people find out that I’ve started a school: what makes Anastasis Academy different? And this is a tricky one to answer, because the truth is EVERYTHING makes us different.

Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

iLearn Technology

One of the major benefits of using technology in the classroom is the ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of every student in every lesson. With a little creativity and planning, you can create rich lessons that will meet your student’s needs and let them learn at their own pace and level. |Kelly Tenkely|. Just as every student grows and develops at different rates, they learn in different ways and at different speeds.

How to make your year more awesome

iLearn Technology

Ask questions, meet our team, and see education re-imagined. We can’t wait to meet you all in person! 5Sigma Anastasis Academy For Teachers Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources 5sigma conference pdThis week at Anastasis, we watched Kid President’s rules for being more awesome in this new year: “What if all made it our resolution to make this year awesome for somebody else?”

Technology: the savior of education?

iLearn Technology

Last week, I had the great privilege of virtually meeting Bodo Hoenen. 5Sigma Anastasis Academy education reform inspiration Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary administrators curriculum education technology individualization individuals learning one-size-fits-all reform students teachers teaching technology The Learning genome project transform uniqueIn 2009, I left teaching.

Digital Promise Appoints Jean-Claude Brizard as New President and Chief Executive Officer

Digital Promise

There, he was a regional superintendent, supervising more than 100 schools in the borough of Brooklyn, and he also served as the system’s executive director for secondary schools, leading its portfolio of 400 high schools.

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

npinkard talked about learning deserts and how digital badging can help us better leverage a youth ecosystem to meet students where they are at (school, community, home, after school, etc.) Anastasis Academy education reform Evaluate inspiration Middle/High School Open Source Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources web tools Web2.0 Two weeks ago, I attended the Digital Badge Summit in Denver, CO.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

Really helpful when you are working to meet the needs of a lot of different students! The feedback you get is fantastic and auto-magically adjusts to meet each individuals needs for practice and support. It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review. Especially when they promise to help make your program more tailored to the individual, that I really like!

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s now working with future secondary teachers and new faculty members at University of Indianapolis. Her passion lies in supporting new teachers’ work in the implementation of original pedagogies that strive to meet all students’ needs. in Curriculum and Instruction with areas of emphasis in secondary education and Spanish.