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Many schools, including community colleges and public institutions, should analyze the prospects of sharing common service contracts and technologies, as a pilot to what joined institutions may one day look like, and what kind of value it could add to a community or city.
Educators can build lessons around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk or YouTube video through Ted-Ed. Once they locate the video they wish to use, they next use the TED-Ed Lesson editor to add questions, discussion prompts and additional resources. When the lesson is published, educators can monitor their progress and submitted work.
PLCs that focus on improving and deepening student learning had the greatest positive effect on teacher morale, while PLCs that discuss student behavior, building issues and organizational activities are more likely to result in low teacher morale.
According to the study, if implemented right away, the three-stage road map could triple the number of women working in computing in the U.S. by 2025, bringing the total number to 3.9 million and boosting women's cumulative earnings by $299 billion over the next 10 years.
Seemingly, colleges and universities are being pushed out of the picture on professional credentialing. But those institutions which develop their own versions of this model will be more attractive to students and companies in the near future.
While traditional field trips continue to offer opportunities to create memorable learning environments for students of all ages, a new wave of technologies have created new, virtual field trip (VFT) experiences. Through a VFT, an educator leverages digital content and educational technologies to take educators and students beyond their classroom walls to meet people and see places they might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience.
Social justice outside of education typically incorporates public views on inequalities in housing, income, and criminal justice administration. But for the children growing up in environments where these challenges impact their daily lives, the learning outcomes typically create another vicious cycle of divesting — through suspensions, expulsions and negative classroom experiences.
Colleges and universities have taken notice of the declines, and in partnership with private foundations and government, are working to reverse course for the United States’ place as one of the world’s most educated countries.
A recent study by Gallup found only 1 in 5 parents are fully engaged with their child’s school, meaning 80 percent of parents are either indifferent to or actively disengaged from their kids’ school. There's an app for that - but which one?
I'm a fan of using Edmodo for P12 - it's a self-contained all-in-one platform to engage students, parents and provide educators a professional learning community.
But from the list of apps discussed here, REMIND is an easy choice - simple, safe and appropriate for all levels, P20+.
Bookshare is free for all students across the country who have a qualified disability including dyslexia, blindness amd others, thanks to a grant from the Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs.
One way to help students own their role (power) in the curriculum-making process is for teachers to include them in the conversation. Here are seven conversational do's and don'ts to consider when involving students in curriculum decisions:
The DOE plan offers a professional pathway for students into coding and manufacturing, but other opportunities in agribusiness, public health, transportation and computer design await similar kinds of agreements. The partnerships are centered around strategic tech and manufacturing jobs.
There is no form of learning or instruction that should seem silly when considering how millennials prefer to learn or to receive instruction. Many colleges are already considering the traditional lecture dead, and are developing ways to integrate technology as a cheaper, more innovative form of credentialing and academic service delivery.
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