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. 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. We felt that students were learning about the outcomes in DL10, but we needed a better model for assessment.

Leveraging big data with connected content for stronger academic outcomes


In other words, the metric that matters the most is student academic outcomes. While these are critical measures in the educational context, they do not directly correlate to better student outcomes. If you wish to ensure that your institution is able to deliver strong academic outcomes, then you should leverage the power of Big Data. Competitive learning centers are more likely to deliver better academic outcomes than those operating on the fringes.


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CAE Presents Case For Authentic Assessment To Improve Student Outcomes At Beyond Multiple Choice Seminar

eSchool News

According to Beyond Multiple Choice, assessments have come increasingly under fire over the past decade, with critics claiming they are overused, inequitably applied, and not aligned with optimal outcomes for training and education.

See More Positive Outcomes with a Trauma-Informed Teaching Approach


The ACEs study was one of the largest investigations of the impact of childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction on long-term health outcomes. Teachers who work with traumatized students are more likely to experience compassion fatigue and suffer from secondary or vicarious trauma.

New Collaboration Gives Online Teachers a Standard for Improving Successful Outcomes

eSchool News

The tool is expected to roll-out across all Stride K12-powered schools this school year providing teacher feedback to improve outcomes as students head toward end of year testing. “We’ll Standard for Success, the industry-leader in teacher evaluation software, and Stride, Inc.,

Improving Learning Outcomes by Raising Teacher Effectiveness


The key reasons for falling outcomes in the field of education and skill development are manifold. If the quality of education and thus the learning outcome needs to be improved, we have to tackle the most basic flaw of our education system - the inability to select, nurture and incentivise teachers. Primary school teachers need to be trained at TTI and secondary school teachers required BEd.

Every Outcome a Process

Reading By Example

A true process orientation also means being aware that every outcome is preceded by a process. -Dr. Writing is a canary in the coal mine, alerting us to gaps in our knowledge and skills as we travail toward an acceptable outcome. Writing is a process independent of a worthy audience, and publishing seems secondary to the act itself. Ellen Langer, Mindfulness. Right now I am waist deep in writing my new book on digital student portfolios.

Free Online Tools to Improve Outcomes for ELLs

Another important benefit is that the same programs and apps containing the tools are also used in many colleges and workplaces, so students will have the same online tools available and know how to access them as they proceed with their post-secondary education and careers. He is passionate about education and has been regularly working with students and teachers around the world over the past ten years to create products that improve student outcomes.

Google Search Results to Include Student Outcomes Data from College Scorecard


Alongside the address and brief Wikipedia synopsis they’ll find information related to student outcomes, such as the graduation rate and the average salary of the university’s graduates. A “Consumer Reports for higher ed,” the College Scorecard includes data on student outcomes for more than 7,000 institutions. College Abacus and Pell Abacus are also incorporating the outcomes data into their financial-planning tools. .

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

EdNews Daily

In a globally competitive world, we must support extroverts and introverts working together in balance to provide better outcomes. Give students the time they need to think which can result in incredible outcomes, while giving them a safe, comfortable and confident space to speak up when the time comes. Advocate Education News Featured Higher Education humanity Secondary Education STEAM Teacher Tips TechnologyWritten by: Robyn D. Shulman.

How we turned around our data culture and student learning

eSchool News

The district is composed of five elementary schools and four secondary schools, serving more than 2,600 students. We looked at the whole child, not just at their academic results, and questioned the “why” behind their results to figure out where factors such as attendance or behavior might be influencing their outcomes. District Management Featured on eSchool News IT Management analyzing data data student outcomes

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“Resources are not the problem. Our ability to work with, around and without the resource to achieve the student learning outcome is what matters.” – Abdikadir Ismail, Kenya

Daily Edventures

Mwangaza Muslim Mixed Day Secondary School. Abdikadir Ismail. Principal. Maralal, Kenya. Abdiism. At the recent gathering of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEEs) in Toronto, one enterprising school leader earned the nickname “No Problem” – and for good reason. Abdikadir Ismail leads an under-resourced school so remote that it “can’t even be found on Google Maps.”

Flipgrid for every classroom

iLearn Technology

In the math classroom students can: talk through their process or problem solving approach, share examples of found math in context, number talks, weekly math challenges, find the mistake responses, student created math tutorials of new concepts they are learning, stump the class challenges, demonstrations with manipulatives, solving or creating their own “what doesn’t belong” challenges, or solutions to math challenges with multiple outcomes.

How We Got to Now: a student created mini museum

iLearn Technology

Honestly, I couldn’t have imagined a better outcome than what I saw today when Deb’s class unveiled their mini museum. In November, I wrote a post about the book/PBS documentary series “How We Got to Now” by Steven Johnson. If you haven’t read this book or watched the series, it is a must! Truly, this is one of those books that has stayed with me. I’m not the only one.

Developing a School Where All Learners Can Flourish as Innovators

Battelle for Kids

Schools, and school leaders, face enormous pressure to empower students to succeed in post-secondary education, prepare for careers we can’t yet imagine, and address challenges in their communities with innovative thinking. This is no easy task and there are no guaranteed roadmaps to follow – every learning community is one-of-a-kind, every school is defined by the people who live, learn and work within its bounds.

How to Center Equity in Undergraduate Digital Learning

Digital Promise

A strong focus of this course is to critically examine outcomes for traditionally underserved populations and determine strategies for university administrators (e.g.,

Anatomy of a Learner Profile

iLearn Technology

Perhaps the most disheartening outcome of the systematization of education is the way that it dehumanizes classrooms. Emboldened by being ‘the best,’ our education system has become blinded to the individual. The student-with-a-name. We’ve exploited our students for bragging rights of having a top performing school. The best test scores. Better than the others. Sometimes we even manage to convince ourselves that aiming for high-test scores is a noble goal.

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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. But unfortunately many schools are falling short—and in some cases failing all together—when it comes to unlocking the potential academic and economic benefits of school, and even in some of the most developed countries, career outcomes falter. Learning outcomes leave much to be desired.

CAE And Centerpoint Education Solutions Collaborate To Support Mutual College And Career Readiness Goals

eSchool News

Nonprofits will seek opportunities to ensure assessments and curricula measure and teach essential skills most important to secondary and higher education students and institutions. Based on CAE’s research, these skills are predictive of positive college and career outcomes.

3 ways IT teams can manage tool sprawl

eSchool News

Since schools transitioned to remote learning, districts have added or upgraded their IT education technology and monitoring tools to provide better outcomes for all.

New 50-State Data Tool Exposes College and Career ‘Readiness Gap’

Marketplace K-12

A new interactive tool shows what each of 50 states is measuring about students' outcomes for college- and career readiness, and whether the numbers add up to real preparation for post-secondary education, entering the workforce, or military. The post New 50-State Data Tool Exposes College and Career ‘Readiness Gap’ appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Career / College Readiness Federal / State Policy Standards

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

Digital Promise

The education system needs to consider a grander vision of success that includes economic stability and positive life outcomes. Related to that, we often think of education as a narrow pathway from Pre-K through post-secondary education.

Why standards often disappoint

The Christensen Institute

But for many, K-12 learning experiences do not rise to the required rigor of post-secondary preparation. They overlie an assumption that if we specify good standards, then expect the education system to meet them, consistent student outcomes will naturally follow. On one hand, we have outcome standards, such as the Common Core State Standards. We make a mistake when we assume that well-crafted standards will pave a clear path to desired outcomes.

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


However, there is limited research on education and labor market outcomes associated with earning an industry credential in high school. 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. Postsecondary Educational Outcomes*. Labor Market Outcomes.

How to Use the Dual Capacity-Building Framework to Strengthen Family Empowerment


Dual Capacity-Building Framework Outcomes: Strengthen Family Empowerment and Student Achievement. In particular, the Dual Capacity organization recognizes the following positive outcomes of this strategy:[13]. Capacity Outcomes.

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How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning


While the student goes through the formal steps within the system — from kindergarten to primary school to secondary school and so on — parents are an important part of the big picture. Students get more engaged in their learning process, which can eventually lead to better academic outcomes.

The Inconvenient Truth about Class Size

ViewSonic Education

Will we begin to see primary and secondary schools classes reaching 50 and 60 pupils, reflecting sizes more like those seen within Universities? With such high-class numbers starting to become a reality within British schools, we need to be looking at whether the benefits of larger classes appropriately dilute any negative outcomes that might be seen because of larger class sizes.

TEL Education Makes Learning Visible with Student Learning Dashboard

eSchool News

As a result, Reynolds says, students in secondary and postsecondary programs often lack a sense of context or connectedness in their learning. This connected ecosystem allows us to map learning to outcomes and standards across multiple courses to create a complete portrait of student learning.

What is Active Learning? And Why it Matters

ViewSonic Education

Primary and secondary schools are swiftly responding to the evidence in support of active learning. If this applied to the comparison of two medical interventions, the authors concluded, it would ethically compel that all participants be moved to the positive-outcome group! When students are invited to participate in structuring their own learning, both final outcomes and motivation along the way increase. Active learning is a teaching method that works wonders.

How Parent Empowerment Can Change Your Classroom for the Better


8] Additionally, one study found that when parents are involved in schools, their children are more likely to graduate from high school and attend post-secondary education.[9]. The Family Engagement Partnership Student Outcome Evaluation.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

The Alliance focuses on America’s six million most at-risk secondary school students—those in the lowest achievement quartile—who are most likely to leave school without a diploma or to graduate unprepared for a productive future. National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Connect: , @NASSP.

EdisonLearning and Pointful Education Partner To Expand Access To Online Career and Technical Courses

eSchool News

Pointful Education’s suite of CTE and elective offerings are now available to all secondary students enrolled in eCourses through EdisonLearning.

How Disruptive Innovation Theory helped a small college set a new direction

The Christensen Institute

moment propelled me to work with the cabinet in a reexamination of Hiram’s primary and secondary target audiences—traditional-age, residential students and adult students, respectively. This guest post was written by Dr. Lori E. Varlotta, President of Hiram College.

How to Introduce Historical Thinking Skills to Your Students, and Why You Should


Historical thinking is a “tool for helping students at practically any level learn how to formulate and support arguments based on primary sources, as well as to understand and challenge historical interpretations related in secondary sources.”[2].

Thoughts on Continuous Improvement and OER

Iterating Toward Openness

Improvement in post secondary education will require converting teaching from a solo sport to a community-based research activity. Here’s what we’re doing this fall: We have analyzed data from Spring 2018 to empirically determine which learning outcomes students struggled with the most in five Waymaker courses. Lumen instruments OER for measurement at the individual learning outcome level. The outcome alignment process has three parts.

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