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.

Bob Moses and The Enduring Education Injustice

The Jose Vilson

Not only did I have the privilege of meeting civil rights and Black liberation activists who were living legends like Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, and Felipe Luciano, I also found tutelage in educational giants like Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Karen Lewis.

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3 Ways edtech can help education get back on track

Neo LMS

A recent report shared by Google and KPMG reveals that the education tech industry would cater to about 9.6 Even more appealing is that edtech has the potential to get education back on track in a post-pandemic world. Address new education challenges and changing needs.

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Mentoring for Digital Leadership in California Adult Educators

Digital Promise

In response to COVID-19, OTAN was uniquely prepared to ramp up their digital professional development, offering weekly Zoom office hours for adult educators who suddenly found themselves teaching and supporting learners remotely.

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.

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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Why Music Education is Important for Children To Learn

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor Nicole McCray, has some thoughts on music and education. Yet, many benefits stem from a musical education. In addition, education in music is a way to take student learning to new levels and higher performance. MUSIC EDUCATION & YOUR BRAIN.

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?

4 Digital learning trends for Higher Education

Neo LMS

Higher Education (HE) has significantly lagged behind other industries on the road to digitization. Despite the growing demand for edtech and online learning, face-to-face lectures and on-campus activities remained the core part of how students accessed their 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 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.

Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

Digital Promise

As an educator, understanding AI and its ethical implications is critical to making sure the new technologies introduced to classrooms ultimately help your students. What should educators know about AI? What questions should educators ask about AI?

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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How to Mix STEM Education and Creativity in the Classroom

Waterford

Lately, the three Rs of school have been eclipsed by a focus on STEM education , or Science , Technology , Engineering , and Math. Creativity Education is Equally Important for Careers in STEM and the Arts.” The Art of Education.

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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 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 […].

The Role of Kits in Maker Education and STEM Learning

User Generated Education

Education Maker Education hands on learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEM student-centric learrningThere has been a fair amount of criticism leveraged against “paint-by-numbers” types of STEM and maker kits.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

8 Ways in which edtech supports Vocational Education

Neo LMS

For example, in Germany, vocational school graduates are more likely to be employed than their traditional education counterparts. Finland offers free of charge vocational education for all students and even state grants to help them finish their studies. .

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Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As states, districts, professional organizations, and other entities develop systems and policies that include recognizing micro-credentials for educators, overarching guidance should enhance quality and consistency. Educator Micro-credentials Educators From the CEO Partnerships Researchers

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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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10 teacher creativity tips from the Adobe Creative Educator program

Ditch That Textbook

The post 10 teacher creativity tips from the Adobe Creative Educator program appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity adobe creative educator creativity for all teacher creativityTeachers can be creative too!

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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.

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 ).

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.

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].

Redesign Learning Experiences by Rethinking Time with Competency-Based Education

Education Elements

Competency-Based Education School LeadershipTime is weird right now. Hours can feel like months, weeks can feel like days, and a year into a global pandemic feels both like an eon and a few seconds at the same time.