[Itech] Fwd: Report: K-12's Role in Stepping Up Degree Attainment

Teresa Franklin franklit at ohio.edu
Tue Oct 5 19:50:30 EDT 2010


Interesting News!


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   -  Report: K-12's Role in Stepping Up Degree

   A new report warned that the United States is slipping on post-secondary
   degree completion compared with other nations, falling to fourth overall
   among adults and 10th among young adults. We will ignore the underling
   causes of this trend "at our peril," the report's authors said. But what
   K-12 institutions do to address the problem and help reverse the trend?
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   -  2011 NASA Science Teaching Certificate Fellowships

   The NASA Endeavor Project is accepting applications from professional
   educators and teachers-in-training for its 2011 Science Teaching Certificate
   Fellowships. Launched in 2008 with funds set aside by NASA for a foundation
   in memory of the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster, the program allows
   participants to take five graduate-level online courses, free of charge,
   featuring content integrated from each of NASA's Mission Directorates and
   the opportunity to learn from expert instructors and laboratories.
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   -  Dell Commits $10 Million to Ed Tech Funding in

   Personal computer maker Dell said it will donate $10 million to worldwide
   educational technology initiatives throughout 2011, with more than 70
   percent of the money going toward helping students in underserved
   communities outside the United States.
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   -  OpenOffice Foundation Splits from

   The community of volunteers that developed the OpenOffice.org project
   have split off from Oracle and formed a new structure called The Document
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   -  Pearson Launches Site for Teacher Certification

   Pearson has launched a newly redesigned and enhanced Web site for its
   National Evaluation Series (NES), which provides all the necessary materials
   related to teacher/educator certification exams it offers throughout the
   United States.
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   -  Florida District Rolls Out Performance Management

   Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) of Tampa, FL has completed the
   first phase of its deployment of a new suite of human resources management
   software aimed at reducing the amount of time necessary to manage core HR
   processes and developing and retaining teaching talent.
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   -  Leaps 3.0 Gains On-Demand

   Provenio Group has released Leaps 3.0, an update to the company's online
   planning tool for disciplinary and behavior management for schools.
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   -  North Carolina District Moves to Performance Management To Communicate
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   Anson County Schools (ACS) of Wadesboro, NC, has adopted performance
   management to allow it to communicate to stakeholders and the broader
   community its progress in achieving strategic commitments to education.
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   -  DC High School Adopts Learning Platform for Internship

   McKinley Technology High School (MTHS), a STEM-focused school located in
   Washington, DC, has chosen the it's learning individual learning platform to
   organize and manage logistical data and student productivity in its
   expanding internship program, which gives its students the opportunity to
   acquire practical workforce experience at partner businesses throughout the
   DC area.
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Dr. Teresa Franklin
Professor, Instructional Technology
Instructional Technology Program Coordinator
Dept. Educational Studies
Gladys W. & David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
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