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Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 TOPIC: "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library: Protecting Patrons and Staff From a Rare But Catastrophic Event." You will first need to be a member of Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

University of Chicago projected to be the first U.S. university to cost $100,000 a year

The Hechinger Report

This story was based on data from Tuition Tracker, a tool from The Hechinger Report. Looking at data from 2003 and 2012 for 448 small private colleges, it found that higher tuition discounts did not correlate with increased low-income or minority student enrollment.

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India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. K-12 News Adult learning for-profit education Higher education access International poverty Rural schools

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world. link] (2003).

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

What are the tools people are using now, what will they be using next year? I hope that this will give the reader some insight into the plethora of tools available and which particular tools are used most by the “ wise crowd ” that DBR represents.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. One of the most popular and easy to use tools in the wiki – a shared website which anyone can edit. 2003).

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CyArk: digitally preserving and sharing our vulnerable heritage

NeverEndingSearch

And so the CyArk founding director waged another type of war, leveraging emerging digital tools and an expanding global network to preserve what might otherwise be lost. Founded in 2003, CyArk (for cyber archive), is an international nonprofit dedicated to enhancing accessibility to and digitally preserving heritage sites for future generations. We’re losing the sites and the stories faster than we can physically preserve them. Ben Kacyra.

How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

MindShift

“We burn through Sorcerer’s Stone in about three weeks as a read aloud using the Jim Kay illustrated edition so all our kids have access to the theme and don’t just think we’re crazy,” VanDonge says. ” Magic as a tool to bridge the gap.

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Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

6) (Note: Most of these tasks could authentically be taught in our libraries during the natural course of any inquiry project.). Think outside the reliability box : The old checklist-type tools we used to evaluate websites do not necessarily work.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01

Refugees can choose a separate high school in this Kentucky town

The Hechinger Report

The Internationals’ approach is multipronged: The schools teach English at the same time as teaching subjects like math and history, and make the lessons project-based so that new arrivals can use multiple tools to build their vocabulary and creative thinking.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Researchers say removal of an IRS tool for financial aid applicants may have slowed FAFSA submissions, while college aid groups warn that affected students could already be losing out on aid,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Via Desmos : “The Desmos Geometry Tool.” “Ed access to VR growing as low-cost options expand,” says Education Dive. ” The story praises the work of Tristan Denley and his course recommendation tool Degree Compass.

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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Cambridge Analytica, a company on whose board Trump’s campaign manager and now chief strategist Steve Bannon sits, used Facebook “as a tool to build psychological profiles that represent some 230 million adult Americans.” ” Accessibility and Technology (and the Role of Governments and Corporations). It’s another one of those open questions: what will happen to “access” to the Internet under President Trump?