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. The Core Competencies include thinking, communication, and social and personal competencies.”

Making Choices for Our Children

The Principal of Change

As someone who was really into sports, would more exposure in better programs have created an opportunity for me to play basketball at the post-secondary level? Everything happens for a reason, but every decision made, or not made, has an outcome.

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Uniting to Make a Difference in African Education – MIE Fellows Worldwide

Daily Edventures

Ovi created a blog in Sway , which presents our actions and outcomes: https://sway.com/U0hgvPYG8gW7RbB3. Jerker Porat (Sweden – @highonlion) is a ICT coordinator, secondary grade teacher in Maths, Science and Physical Education and is a general Microsoft in Education specialist.

Interview on Down the Hall Podcast

EdTechSandyK

How important of a resource are various social media for doing this? Social media can be a very valuable source of information and professional development for educators. Graphic Used Under a CC By-SA 2.0

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BETTing on the future

Learning with 'e's

I have been involved in education, across all 4 sectors (primary, secondary, tertiary and professional) because to educate is to prepare, and an educated population can meet the needs and demands of society more effectively. How can student outcomes best be improved in the next decade?

BETTing on the future

Learning with 'e's

I have been involved in education, across all 4 sectors (primary, secondary, tertiary and professional) because to educate is to prepare, and an educated population can meet the needs and demands of society more effectively. How can student outcomes best be improved in the next decade?

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware additional organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Connect: www.nassp.org , @NASSP.

Learn how the Alliance for Excellent Education can help you and your students! | @All4ed

TeacherCast

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.

A Flipped Classroom Approach: Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Dr. Neelam Parmar; Teacher & Director of E-learning for Primary & Secondary Schools. Is this because the drawback of Primary/Secondary/High school teaching means that when we poke the status quo, we challenge it?

The Surprisingly Low-Tech Way Schools Are Keeping Students Off Tech

Edsurge

But some studies suggest there’s a correlation between cell phone bans and better learning outcomes. Similarly, the state of Victoria in Australia is planning to ban the use of mobile phones in all primary and secondary schools next year.

The 2015 CEA Ken Spencer Award goes to Inquiry Hub

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

The Canadian Education Association 's 2015 Ken Spencer Award has awarded Inquiry Hub Secondary School with first place. Inquiry Hub Secondary School – School District No.

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda

Edsurge

The ASU GSV conference stands out for being unabashedly capitalist, in the sense that everyone believes that delivering on profits and student outcome can go hand-in-hand. And social media feeds on our worst instincts when it comes to self-esteem.

How My Struggles as a Student Led to Success for My Reluctant Readers

Edsurge

One of the most impactful activities from my Master’s coursework in secondary English education was a reader biography. This article is part of the upcoming guide, What Does Reading Well Look Like?

Fake news: How students learn to read between the lies

The Hechinger Report

Despotism and/or social mayhem are the likely outcome of a lie-based story-telling envi­ronment. Today, however, our “facts” and “fictions” are delivered at a historically unprecedented speed and quantity, through online media and through social networks.

20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter

MIND Research Institute

Another "big" for Texas is education, and when I'm looking to get a pulse on what the current trends and landscape are, I turn to social media! Student outcomes don’t change until adult behaviors change.

How technology can amplify the effects of good teaching

Education Superhighway

And since a primary goal of education is preparing kids for meaningful and productive participation in civic, economic, and social life in the world awaiting them after high school, the effective use of technology ought to be an indispensable aspect of that preparation.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

The Internet and the applications which allow for connection such as social media, text applications, voice over IP and video conferencing applications enable authentic connections to each other and others outside the school walls.

Hiring? The Secret to Finding Hidden Edtech Talent

Edsurge

Of course, this need not always be a formal process; hosting social events like happy hours is a convenient way to get to know your “extended family” in a low-stakes setting. Editorial coverage, educator reviews, funding announcements, blog posts, sponsored articles and events, listservs like Edupreneur Jobs , in addition to other marketing efforts, such as an active social media presence, should all be employed to this effect.

New, MIT-based program proposes transforming physicists, engineers into teachers

The Hechinger Report

The “Great Dome” on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is hosting an experimental program to recruit physicists, engineers, chemists, linguists, biologists, neuroscientists and other experts and train them to be primary and secondary school teachers.

Teaching Kids Social Responsibility in a Connected World

Graphite Blog

Digital access for our students is everywhere, all the time, affecting how our students live, socialize, work, play, contribute, and learn. Global digital citizenship applies the concept that 21st-century technology and digital media have eliminated the boundaries between citizens of the world by enabling communication, collaboration, dialogue, and debate across all levels of society. Model responsible virtual social behaviors -- blogging, vloging, Skyping, texting, and emailing.

Themes This Year: School Culture, Student Behavior And Inspirational Teaching

MindShift

Nina, a boxer/beagle comfort dog, spends most days socializing, sitting with students during counseling sessions and lightening the mood at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn. School is a social place, heaven to an extrovert, but full of potential minefields for an introvert.

How to Teach Kids Social Responsibility in a Connected World

Graphite Blog

Digital access for our students is everywhere, all the time, affecting how our students live, socialize, work, play, contribute, and learn. Global digital citizenship applies the concept that 21st-century technology and digital media have eliminated the boundaries between citizens of the world by enabling communication, collaboration, dialogue, and debate across all levels of society. Model responsible virtual social behaviors -- blogging, vloging, Skyping, texting, and emailing.

4 ways to stop procrastinating and get things done

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Get clear on your vision and outcome. The first step in overcoming procrastination is to identify a goal or outcome for your work that you care deeply about. If you have the right priorities and projects on there, the outcome will be something you care about and really want to make happen. Checking social media! Access to elementary and secondary private Facebook groups where I–and hundreds of other teachers—share ideas and answer questions.

How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations

MindShift

Excerpted from “ Mindfulness in the Secondary Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Adolescents ,” (c) 2019 by Patricia C. Social media offers a ready platform for comparing oneself to others, a process called social comparison.

K-12 Dealmaking: Barnes & Noble Ed. Acquires LoudCloud; Volley Labs Raises $2.3 Million

Marketplace K-12

Its software aims to capture and analyze key behavioral and performance metrics from students, allowing educators to monitor and improve student outcomes. See also: Education Week’s Ben Herold recently dissected Mark Zuckerberg’s wave of philanthropic and commercial investment in education, and then examined the social media titan’s priorities in the area of “personalized learning,” specifically, in EdWeek Market Brief. ).

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

Graphite Blog

The Common Sense Media article " How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. You can also promote media balance by making sure students are actively using the technology as opposed to passively consuming media. Be sure to research best media and tech recommendations to make sure you're using device time most efficiently. When and how much should students be using technology in class?

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Taylor, Director, Education and Engagement Using Local Resources to Teach Globally - Gregory Adler 8:00pm (ACSA) Closing the Secondary Achievement Gap Using Response to Intervention and Instruction (RtI2) - Erik Burmeister Flipped or Flipped Out?

‘Prohibition Will Get You Nowhere’: Writer and Activist Cory Doctorow’s Message to Schools and Educators

Edsurge

When I think about electronic media and pedagogy, though, the thing that I worry about is how our systems of protecting kids from the real dangers of the internet revolve around surveillance. We're in this great global conversation about social media and what Shoshana Zuboff calls "surveillance capitalism," and kids are perfectly capable of understanding that stuff. And that, I think, is an exercise that teaches real media literacy and also has a chance of affecting change.

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Transforming Physicists, Engineers into Teachers at New MIT Program

MindShift

This gives them experience with a process, known as competency-based learning, that a growing number of primary and secondary schools where they’ll eventually teach are beginning to adopt. The academy used social media to recruit its first class. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. ”) It was certainly the outcome that investors were hoping for Edmodo , which raised $25 million in 2012, boasting that it had 15 million users.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen has presented at conferences around the country about teaching students to navigate social media and working with teachers to develop digital projects that embrace new media literacies. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.

Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Thursday March 6th - Saturday March 8th in Boston, MA Digital Media and Learning: DML Connecting Practices 2014 , The conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialog and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice.

South African students take the lead in protests over college costs and equity

The Hechinger Report

Lower-income students in both countries often attend much worse primary and secondary schools than wealthier ones, with less support and fewer mentors to encourage them, and so either don’t even try to go on to higher educations, or are unprepared for them.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

” The University of Northern New Jersey had a website – one with a.edu domain, to boot – as well as several active social media profiles. ” With all the charges of fraud and deceptive marketing levied against post-secondary institutions this year – from the University of Northern New Jersey too ITT, from Trump University to DevSchool – we might ask if, indeed, this is the way it works.