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.

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.

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Secondary Traumatic Stress for Educators: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects

MindShift

The condition has numerous names: secondary traumatic stress (STS), vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue. How Schools Can Acknowledge Secondary Trauma. Learn about additional individual and organization strategies for addressing secondary traumatic stress, compiled by the U.S.

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.

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!

Why These Educators Meet Regularly to Align Instruction with Mind, Brain, and Education Research

Edsurge

To my surprise, people were interested and they voted to meet before school at 7 a.m. For our first meeting,15 of us—including elementary and secondary teachers, learning coaches, specialists and our head of school—came together before the start of school.

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

ExcelinEd

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. Secondary Educational Outcomes.

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

ExcelinEd

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.

LaGuardia Community College: Where Business and Tech Education Meet

Edsurge

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

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. Written by: Robyn D. Shulman.

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

Edsurge

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.

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

MindShift

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.

The digital-first district where OER meets iPads

eSchool News

Teachers and students at one district are replacing print with digital. By and large, it’s working. For students at Central Valley middle and high schools, accessing classroom lessons rarely involves opening a book.

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Meet CORA (the Community of Online Research Assignments)

NeverEndingSearch

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

techlearning

Our curricula are research-based, expert-authored, standards-aligned, and meet stringent quality benchmarks,” says Illustrative Mathematics CEO, Lisa O’Masta.

Choose Your History Teaching Adventure

MiddleWeb

The new series Engaging With History in the Classroom can build historical thinking & help meet standards, say Jody & Shara. Lessons, primary sources & discussion groups bring the American Revolution, Civil War, Post Reconstruction & Civil Rights Era to life.

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

techlearning

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

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.

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! There 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!

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

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 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.

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. |Kelly Tenkely|.

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.

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.

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

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 pd

Technology: the savior of education?

iLearn Technology

Last week, I had the great privilege of virtually meeting Bodo Hoenen. In 2009, I left teaching. I didn’t do it because I was fed up with the system, or because I didn’t like my job. Quite the opposite. I really loved being a computer teacher.

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.) 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.

PoPPCon is Coming!

CUE

PoPPCon, The Power of Pathways and Partnerships Conference, is an “un-conventional” experience for educators, administrators, and partners from community, post-secondary, and industry where participants can take a deep dive into a specific problem of practice within their work.

Apple joining Hour of Code and offering free workshops! #edtech

iLearn Technology

Can’t wait to meet you there! Today Apple announced that it will be joining code.org’ s “Hour of Code” movement by hosting a free one-hour introduction to the basics of computer programming at Apple stores on December 11.

Balance with Blended Learning is Available Now!

Catlin Tucker

On the other side of this tension are secondary teachers with 150+ students. Most secondary teachers are still employing a teacher-centric approach to their jobs. I wrote this book primarily for 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. The average secondary school graduate does not get a job until their early 30s, at which point most are parents.