Professional Education

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    The first stage: When most teachers begin to use presentation software (such as powerpoint or Keytone), they initially use it to show text and pictures. pg.187
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    The second stage: the technology is used to improve upon existing tasks. To continue the previous example, many teachers use Powerpoint or Keynote to link to websites, videos, or other slides as part of the presentation. pg.187
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    The third stage: Teachers use presentation tools such as Prezi to present information in a nonlinear style that can be shared with and mutually developed by students in classrooms down the hall or across the globe. pg.187
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    Teachers who are just beginning to use technology may start with software or apps (an abbreviation for an application that runs on mobile devices) that are similar to something they already do. pg.187
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    Over the past 10 years, the number of emails sent each day has increased from 12 billion to 247 billion. pg.188
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    The world has gone from spending 2.7 hours a week online to 18 hours a week pg.188
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    School-aged children are using technology at increasingly higher rates. pg.188
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    Eighty percent of 0-5 year old use the Internet at least once a week. pg.188
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    Two-thirds of 8 year old use the internet daily. pg.188
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    Today, over 90 percent of American adults use a cellular phone. Seventy-eight percent of youth between 12 and 17 are cell phone users. The cell phone is the most rapidly adopted technology. pg.188
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    Seventy-two percent of online adults use social media sites while 80 percent of teenagers use social media. Eighty-two percent of teachers report being a member of a social media network. pg.189
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    The evolution of teaching has also opened up new opportunities for teachers with skills in technology, which are seen as giving candidates an important competitive edge in the job market. pg.189
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    The evolution of teaching has also opened up new opportunities for teachers with skills in technology, which are seen as giving candidates an important competitive edge in the job market. pg.189
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    When used in these ways, these applications are called productivity tools: They let you accomplish tasks more efficiently than if you had to use a disk, email software, or a paper map. pg.191
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    Some computer applications can be classified as cognitive tools when they are used to engage and enhance thinking. Cognitive tools mange information in ways that allows users to think more clearly, creatively, and critically. spreadsheet/wiki pg.191
  • History of Education

    Girls were usually taught how to read but not how to write in early America
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
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    The first schools in the 13 colonies opened in the 17th century. The Boston Latin School was the first publich school opened in the United States, in 1635. To this day, it remains the nation's oldest public school. https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
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    Early public schools in the United States did not focus on academics like math or reading. Instead they taught the virtues of family, religion, and community.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
  • History of Education

    By the mid-19th century, academics became the sole responsibility of public schools.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
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    In the South, public schools were not common during the 1600s and the early 1700s. Affluent families paid private tutors to educate their children.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
  • History of Education

    Public Schooling in the South was not widespread until the Reconstruction Era after the American Civil War.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
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    Common Schools emerged in the 18th Century. These schools educated students of all ages in one room with one teacher. Students did not attend these schools for free. Parents paid tuition, provided housing for the school teacher, or contributed other commodities in exchange for their children being allowed to attend the school.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
  • History of Education

    By 1900, 31 states had compulsory school attendance for students from ages 8-14.
  • History of Education

    By 1918, every state required students to complete elementary school.
  • History of Education

    The idea of a progressive education, educating the child to reach his full potential and actively promoting and participating in a democratic society, began in the late 1800s and became widespread by the 1930s. John Dewey was the founder of this movement
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
  • History of Education

    Through the 1960s, the United States has racially segregated system of schools. This was despite the 1954 Brown vs. Board Supreme Court ruling. By the late 1970s segregated schooling in the United States was eliminated.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
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    In 2001, the United States entered its current era of education accountability/reform with the institution of the No Child Left Behind Law.
    https://www.americanboard.org/blog/11-facts-about-the-history-of-education-in-america/
  • History of Education

    In the latest incarnation of the Monkey Trail, the U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania rules in the case of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District that teaching intelligent design as an alternative evolution is a violation of the First Amendment.
    http://www.eds-resources.com/educationhistorytimeline.html
  • History of Education

    With the U.S. economy mired in the great recession and unemployment high, states have massive budget deficits. Many teachers face layoffs.
    http://www.eds-resources.com/educationhistorytimeline.html
  • History of Education

    President Obama joins the too-much-testing movement as his new plan calls for limiting standardized testing no more than 2% of class time.
    http://www.eds-resources.com/educationhistorytimeline.html
  • Items relating to education

    People use different words when talking about teaching and learning. Sometimes the same work will mean different things to different people, and sometimes different words will carry the same meaning.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    Americans tend to use the word evaluate to describe testing students to see if they have learned while others often use the word assess
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    Learning can be formal or informal. We learn informally from what we experience day by day: things which happen to use make us change the way we think and act. We may not even be aware that we are learning, which may cause problems.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    We don't just learn knowledge and facts- we also learn skills and attitudes. This is especially important for health workers, since it is in our practical work that we have an effect on the health of the people we serve.
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    People learn in different ways. Researchers have identifies different learning styles. Some people are receivers. they like to memorise what is given to them. This is a very common style, and it is reinforced by teachers who expect students to memories.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    Motivation is important for learning. What is it that makes people want to learn? They get satisfaction from the feeling that they are competent. People are also very strongly motivated by the hope that they will be rewarded.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    Learning continues throughout a person's lifetime. We all know that health workers should continue to learn throughout their careers, because new information about health is constantly becoming available.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    The teacher has to decide what students should learn. The students may take part in this decision, but all are guided by the same principle: it is the job that people have to do, that determines what they should learn.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    The teacher has to help the learners to learn. This does not mean that the teacher 'spoonfeeds' the students, as if they were babies. It does mean that the teacher's first concern should be that the student should learn as well as possible.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/
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    The teacher has to make sure that the students have learned to assess them. Assessment helps teachers and students to see how well the students are progressing, so that they can attend to any weakness.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764819/