NPR has a story about the Mississinawa Valley School District in Ohio using eDays (electronic days for virtual attendance in school) part of the standard operating procedure for when school is ‘canceled’ due to unsafe driving conditions after a snowfall.
What does it take to do this? It’s actually pretty easy:
The will and . . . → Read More: eDays instead of snow days? It’s easy.
Make sure to read the excellent post and comments from danah boyd’s blog:
Combating bullying is not going to be easy, but it’s definitely not going to happen if we don’t dive deep in the mess that underpins it and surrounds it. Lectures by uncool old people like me aren’t going to make teens . . . → Read More: “Bullying” Has Little Resonance with Teenagers
This post will pull some key thoughts from an article by the same name at THE Learning. Prompted by a post via Wil Richardson -
From Mary McCaffrey, CEO of TH(i)NQ Ed Q: What will be the next transformative step in tech-based education?
“I think we’re going to see the revolution from the students, if . . . → Read More: 2020 Vision: Experts Forecast What the Digital Revolution Will Bring Next
U.S. Department of Education Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator advocates a new vision for 21st century professional development, during Education Week’s Leadership Forum, “Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning.”
Posted via email from Houtman’s Thoughts on Education and Technology
. . . → Read More: Karen Cator: No More Professional Development Excuses
I was going through some notes today and found 3 references to John Hattie’s meta-analyses of 800 studies relating to student achievement.
Additionally, there’s a great breakdown of what works and what doesn’t with regard to student achievement at the Learning and teaching website.
The top of the list are: student feedback, student . . . → Read More: What works and what doesn't related to student achievement