Seeing the Pandemic as an Opportunity for Change

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Disconnection between teaching and learning: Teachers often confuse covering the material with teaching to the kids—if they teach to understanding, then the classroom becomes a different environment. The question we should have been asking is: How do we get kids excited about learning?”

A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. Maybe evolution is not the right approach for education, but rather a concerted focus on paradigm shifts to professional practice. Thus a paradigm shift constitutes a change from one way of thinking to another to spur a revolution that transforms learning and professional practice.

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6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

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The experts shared tips on planning for educational travel to make it accessible for all students. She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students. Setting up a structure for fundraising to support your students who want to travel is crucial regardless of their family income.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Dr. Gonzales’s district is reaching out to local non-profits for help with the shift to 100% online learning, which cannot be done quickly or cheaply, especially at a time when the district is receiving less state funding. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

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The experts shared tips on planning for educational travel to make it accessible for all students. She has traveled with over 800 students to Washington, DC since 1993 and to Europe since 2003, and is passionate about providing equity in educational travel for students. SYTA is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

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Elbert Hubbard As a second year teacher, I remember being very excited about leading my students to participate in a project-based learning activity. As champions we must learn to put ourselves in the shoes of a late adopter or laggard, then try to help them along. The constant for all teachers is students and their learning needs. But, overall, you know, on average, that I’m making a difference for kids and that they’re learning from me.”1 2003).

Teacher, Teach Thyself! Free Quality PD Resources

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You don''t have to take or attend formal classes to extend your learning. It''s also the greatest opportunity many of us have all year to extend our own professional learning and grow in our craft. Depending on where you work, your professional development may be proscribed for you, or you may have a lot of freedom to choose courses or sessions you would like to attend or work through online. Resources exist for Office versions back to 2003. Happy learning!

Dear ISTE (reprised)

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At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. We’ve championed equitable access and unbanning critical resources. We’ve nurtured and grown flexible Learning Commons. And, they will serve as standards for education professionals.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. She is the recipient of the ALISE Award for Professional Contribution to Library and Information Science Education, the ASIS&T Thomas Reuters Outstanding Information Science Teacher award, the Special Libraries Association Rose L.