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Education News
Wall to wall career academies and a transition program for ninth graders have helped create an environment at this Texas high school in which rigorous, relevant education, inside and outside of the classroom, is the norm for all students. Greg Abbott continue to push for merit” pay raises for teachers, a short-sighted idea that TSTA will continue to oppose in favor of an across-the-board pay raise. In many journalism institutions students are being taught about the online publications and online newspapers along with the printed newspapers.

Members of the State Board of Education have voted to pursue rules changes that would make the application process for new charter schools more transparent to the public and to local school district officials who are losing tax dollars to charter campuses.

At another panel at the education writers’ conference, I asked a journalist who had written a book about high-poverty high schools if she had found that kids arrive with crippling gaps in their knowledge. She is one of the 39 percent of Texas teachers who have to take extra jobs during the school year to meet their families’ budgetary needs.

Illness and low attendances are causing Texas school districts to close temporarily. While the TEA currently has the authority to take over HISD, the district’s future won’t be clear until after school ratings are released in August and the state investigation into board governance is finished.

News From The Advocate

Education News
After years of working exclusively in New Orleans, KIPP, the prominent charter school network, was approved Monday to expand upriver to start three schools in Baton Rouge. The initiative awards American teachers with a $10,000 grant in recognition of their extraordinary impact. The Agency of Education told legislators that it needs an additional $7 million to cover costs related to placing students in schools outside of their parents’ home districts.

The House proposes to put more than $7 billion in new state funds into public schools. Education Week Teacher provides news, information, and resources for leaders in the teaching profession. Contact their district certification coordinator to find out (1) what they need to; (2) what supports and services are in place to support teachers impacted by this change; and (3) what the timeline for completion is.

H-E-B is now accepting nominations for educators to apply for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Each year, these awards highlight a variety of educators who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities.

Education News And Facts

For more than 30 years, Education Week has been the most respected voice in education journalism. The House Public Education Committee met for two days this week, Tuesday and Wednesday, to hear testimony from the Texas Education Agency, the Legislative Budget Board and the Texas Commission on Public School Finance. The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) registered in support of these bills.

A bill expanding protections for private-school students from student-teacher misconduct has been unanimously passed in the Senate. … Read More..

Inventions

Technology Research
Technology has moved at a fast pace over the last decade. Study on thermoluminescence and its applications in radioactive dosimetry and dating (Archaeological). Projects should be justified in terms of potential biomedical impact, but should not include any application to specific biomedical research questions. Technology or social media topics are something that everyone wants to investigate because so many of us are worried about our own use of phone and social media.

The University of Maine’s Forest Bioproducts Research Institute’s new Technology Research Center (TRC) validates, demonstrates, and helps commercialize developing fuel, chemical and advanced material technologies from forest bioproducts at an industrially relevant scale.

Burkhardt and Schoenfeld (2003) emphasized that educational research is in desperate need of …cumulativity through studies that build on previous work” (p. 8). However, due to what Mosteller, Nave, and Miech (2004) called the sprawling nature of education research” (p. 29), this objective is difficult.

Cooperation with domestic and foreign scientific organizations in high level science-technology training of human resources to meet the regional demand. Projects focused on proof-of-principle studies, without preliminary data, should be submitted under the Exploratory Research for Technology Development program (see below).

Technology Research

Technology Research
The Literacy, Language & Technology Research Group (LLTR) is a community of faculty, staff and graduate students working together on a closely related set of grant-funded projects. New insights based on authentic reviews encourage informed decisions and collective learning so businesses can buy technology in much the same way that consumers buy based on peer reviews on sites like Amazon. Information Technology is the branch of Technology which deals with the study of Information Systems, Software and Hardware.

Key Areas of Focus: Resources and tools for professional learning to support struggling students, students with disabilities and effective school-wide technology implementation. The fact that the NCLB Act ties funding to scientific evidence of benefits (i.e., quality indicators such as achievement) has given even greater impetus for research on the impact of technology-enhanced strategies on these quality indicators.

A proactive approach to a research agenda for educational technology. Establish a business-aligned plan for maintaining the most important applications in your environment. As the center of gravity for Information Technology innovation, the U.S. is the natural place to develop and refine applied technologies.

Nhatrang Institute Of Technology Research And Application

The Educational Technology, Research, and Assessment (ETRA) Department, a dynamic and collaborative community of scholars, is dedicated to responsible research and reflective practice to promote innovative learning environments and improved learning outcomes for all learners. Study on fast seaweed seed multiplication technology (tissue cultivation, spore projection…), cultivation technology models for developing the economic marine plant resources. A specific effort is made to find synergy between IT infrastructure, IT applications and manufacturing process-related innovation topics due to the close collaboration with Plant Spartanburg.

Get the table of contents of every new issue published in Educational Technology Research and Development. An application does not need to be strong in all categories to be judged likely to have major scientific impact. This relationship … Read More..