Education in Kosovo

Ask a Tech Teacher

I had an opportunity to chat with Doruntina Alshiqi about the education system in Kosova. Primary education is provided for students here. The second component of education is the lower secondary educational system, which is usually for teens around 12 to 15 years of age.

Open Educational Resources

Wisewire

There are many resources available online for educators to use in the classroom or for distance learning. In this entry, we will look at a few of the places where educators can find online resources that can help them provide high quality educational content.

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Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

How can school districts create more equitable opportunities and dismantle systemic barriers facing many students, families, and educators? They recently reflected on their learning, and six strategies for advancing educational equity emerged.

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How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Future of Education?

Digital Promise

People should always play a leading role in education, and AI systems should not replace teachers, ever. Educators, AI, and the Future of Learning Webinars. How can educators be sure their students’ data is safe, and that AI systems don’t act with bias?

Smart Risk Taking in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Kristen Nan talks about risk taking that makes sense in education From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Take risks in education to build relationships, have difficult conversations, and make progress.

Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. ” The world’s workforce lacked a lot of science specialists, that is why STEM education became more popular. So, what is STEM education?

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The Importance of Civics Education

User Generated Education

Now that I am a teacher of gifted education, I believe it is important for my students, for all students to participate in civics education. The Center on American Progress stated in The State of Civics Education : Civic knowledge and public engagement is at an all-time low.

The future-proof educator

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog Teaching edtech educational technology future of education future-proof educator timeless teaching practicesThe rise of computers and the Internet has changed the way we consume. From automated checkouts to online banking, every industry has been disrupted. Let’s take a look at the salesperson. I remember as a child having the door-to-door vacuum salesperson come to sell a Kirby vacuum to my parents. Now, unless you are a […].

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tyler Daniel Tarver shares some surprising new ways to use Youtube in education. Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast.

What You Should Know About Being A Black Male Educator

Digital Promise

Department of Education, only two percent of teachers are African American men, yet African American students make up at least 16 percent of the country’s student population. I was inspired to become a teacher because of a dedicated educator who poured her passion for teaching into me.

Will Existing Mental Models Threaten Post-pandemic Progress in Education?

Catlin Tucker

” I hope educators and educational institutions use this year and the lessons learned to reimagine “school” and how we design and facilitate learning. Since the pandemic began, I’ve worked with thousands of school leaders and educators.

Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. So how can educators engage in professional learning and find time to connect with other educators, when schedules and responsibilities make finding extra time difficult? Educator communities.

Feeding a Science Education Revolution: Micro-credentials for OpenSciEd Facilitators

Digital Promise

We just need two things: great instructional materials designed for the latest research in science education, and transformative professional learning to advance instructional practice and get the most out of the materials. It seems simple.

The Power of Networks in Education Innovation

Digital Promise

For the past six years, Digital Promise has convened a national network of Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters)—leaders working to collaborate outside the traditional silos of sector and institution to design and implement transformative learning tools and programs in their communities.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. Ready or not, digital transformation has come to education. Strategies for educators to leverage technology for better learning.

Behind the new face of education philanthropy

The Christensen Institute

Among this emerging group of mission-first funders is Strada Education Network, which invests in and brings together a wide array of both nonprofit and for-profit organizations focused on improving pathways between education and employment. . Department of Education. .

Education Predictions for an Unpredictable 2021

Education Elements

I got started with this tradition of predictions in 2010 after reading Disrupting Class, a book by Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. In their book, they predicted that by 2019, 50% of all high school courses will be online in some blended learning model.

4 ways to fight educator burnout

Ditch That Textbook

Kim is the owner of Strobel Education. I’m sure we can all agree that educators are “June tired” and have been for most of the last school year. […]. The post 4 ways to fight educator burnout appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. This post is written by Kim Strobel.

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Special Education (SPED) and Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

One aspect I did not address that keeps coming up here in the United States is how to address special education students as per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Thus, I decided to reach out to some educators in my home state of New Jersey.

Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are buzzwords that every educator wants to know more about. Kathy Schrock , columnist for Discovery Education explains: Augmented reality layers computer-generated enhancements on top of an existing reality to make it more meaningful through the ability to interact with it. Moving this sort of AR to education gamifies learning in ways that challenge creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving. Educational Applications.

The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

Neo LMS

Experiencing this new reality in various ways, teachers and students around the globe tried their best to move education online almost overnight. However, after months of screen time, a new phenomenon emerged in the educational system, called digital fatigue.

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Microsoft Educator Insider podcast + 16 innovative ideas

Ditch That Textbook

The Microsoft Educator Insider series will give you inspiration, big ideas, and practical strategies for your classroom. The post Microsoft Educator Insider podcast + 16 innovative ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU microsoft educator insider

How AI is revolutionizing education

eSchool News

That is because educational systems around the world remain rooted in the foundations established in the 1800s. The role of AI will be to trigger a veritable revolution of the very idea of what constitutes education.

Reimagining Education: A Call for Action

User Generated Education

Many of us have been discussing educational reform for decades. Given the unprecedented time of COVID19 and its effect on education, it is a perfect time to revisit and reimagine the purpose, operations, and skills related to a powerful education. ” Education Education 3.0

Rewiring Education: Lessons Learned from Apple’s First VP of Education

The CoolCatTeacher

John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education. Couch is an Executive Advisor to, and former Vice President of Education, at Apple, Inc. In 2018, Couch published Rewiring Education, which shares the professional lessons he’s learned during his 50-plus years in education and technology. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter John Couch was hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s first VP of Education.

Teaching SEL skills in online education

Neo LMS

When socialization alone is not enough to develop those skills, educators should step in and offer support, as social and emotional skills are essential for each individual. Teaching SEL skills in online education. Let’s see how we can approach them in online education!

30+ FREE PowerPoint education templates + how to make them

Ditch That Textbook

PowerPoint education templates create meaningful interactive activities for students. The post 30+ FREE PowerPoint education templates + how to make them appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU Templates Uncategorized microsoft edu powerpoint powerpoint education template

Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

Edsurge

The Sponsors for Educational Opportunity team planned an intense training. We want to be a different kind of funder, one that is diverse in leadership, focused on the future and working in trusted partnership with innovators across education.

10 Ways to Empower Educators

A Principal's Reflections

In the end, it is all about giving the people you work with (educators) or for (learners) a greater sense of purpose in what they do. educational leadership Empowerment Leadership school cultureWhat motivates you to be your best, take risks, and seek out opportunities to improve? I’d be willing to wager that there are an array of responses you would give to this question.

The uberization of Higher Education: fad or fab?

Neo LMS

With the enormous changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a new kid on the block that people seem to be talking about a lot lately: the uberization of education. picked up, it was only a matter of time to see that education had to undergo some changes.

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Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. The post Effective Digital Citizenship Education appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. The efforts of this amazing community helped educators stay connected and empowered as they navigated tough times together.

Don’t Forget About Educator Safety When Reopening Schools

A Principal's Reflections

When it comes to education, schools are grappling with reopening safely here in the United States. Education Week provides a wealth of information and resources for schools in this recent piece focusing on developing the right schedule to meet the student needs.

Maker Education Card Game

User Generated Education

One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. The educator and makers can choose whether it is a “blind” pick or one in which the makers see their options. Maker Education 21st century skills disrupting education experiential learning game-based learning maker education

Learning How to Educate

EdNews Daily

The post Learning How to Educate first appeared on EdNews Daily.

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The Challenges Educators Face

A Principal's Reflections

Educators now have access anytime from anywhere to people, ideas, resources, strategies, and feedback. Even with all the positives associated with what I listed above, the truth of the matter is that much of it doesn’t matter when the realities educators face are not given the attention that they deserve. It is the latter component of my work where I see firsthand the challenges educators are facing regardless of zip code. What specific challenges do you face in education?

Equity in Education Networks: A Tool for Inquiry

Digital Promise

Our work over the past five years convening education innovation ecosystem builders has shown the potential of networks to address our deepest challenges in education. Programs and initiatives are at the heart of how networks seek to effect change in education.

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What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

The CoolCatTeacher

The Fall Creek School District was named an Innovative District in 2016 and 2017 by the International Center for Leadership in Education. Joe holds a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from St.

Prioritizing The Most Urgent Education Challenges

Digital Promise

Which education challenges are schools and districts prioritizing? The resulting Challenge Map presents 38 shared education challenges within nine broad themes related to: Students and classrooms ( student learning and instructional approaches ), schools ( professional learning & support , school culture, climate and safety , and family engagement ), and full districts ( assessment , technology & network infrastructure , systems change , and equity ).

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16! What is the Global Education Conference ? What is the Global Education Conference? He has an organization that he’s looking to network with people about in terms of global education.

The Future of Education Technology

Wisewire

Despite this proliferation of education technology, however, the number one goal of today’s educators is to inspire students to learn. The education technology market is currently valued at more than half a billion dollars, and analysts forecast that the market will reach $6 billion by the year 2024. Using technology, educators are sharing invaluable lessons in persistence, curiosity and passion in high-tech style. Original Article Source: [link].

My Educational Learning Plan for the Coronavirus-Induced Hiatus

User Generated Education

I am sharing my plan of activities, which are almost all free, as it may give other educators some ideas. CUE Spring Conference – Computer-Using Educators (CUE) is a California-based non-profit that offers a premiere educational technology conference each spring.

The Human Side of Change in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Julie Wilson, author of The Human Side of Changing Education shares how we can supercharge change by helping people become part of it. Prepare for your classroom for the fall with one of two free webinars from Linda Kardamis, select a free class on classroom management or one on Respectful, Responsible and Engaged Students in this series targeted to Christian educators who teach in any school setting.