Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). This is a free event, being held online.

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.

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Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). This is a free event, being held online.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Are History Textbooks Worth Using Anymore? Maybe Not, Some Teachers Say

Edsurge

This is especially true of history texts, which attempt to distill complex and contrasting events into simple, linear narratives, often at the expense of nuance and unpleasant truths.

A Glimpse Into What's Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: ww.aditif.com In fact, in an effort to celebrate much of this work and continue to build our collective learning capacity, we are hosting Long Island Connected Educators'' Conference on April 5th - an event that has attracted over 160 participants ambitious to connect, share and learn together. Events like this are truly amazing. My own experiences at events like this have unleashed a boundless journey of professional learning. New York: Amacon, 2003.

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"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).

How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation

MindShift

An open discussion right after a tragic event, with questions like “how do you feel about this situation?” Teachers can have two teams of two students debate a current event topic such as immigration or health care for 40 minutes and still have time left over for reflection and discussion.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

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. My library was open 24/7 since 1996.). link] (2003).

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

Classmates can spend much of their waking lives alongside each other, taking notes, completing projects and participating in events. Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. New Jersey State Library).

CyArk: digitally preserving and sharing our vulnerable heritage

NeverEndingSearch

Founded in 2003, CyArk (for cyber archive), is an international nonprofit dedicated to enhancing accessibility to and digitally preserving heritage sites for future generations. The mission: to create a free, 3D online library of the world’s cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time. We’re losing the sites and the stories faster than we can physically preserve them. Ben Kacyra.

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Since it’s launch in 2003 it’s become the foundational tool that recruiters all “have to have” to be able to do their jobs. Stack Overflow – Primarily a developer community, this site also has a job board, company profiles and a CV library.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

I was still telling a linear story about China, from physical geography to history to current events. We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. 3) Current events flash quizzes —Boyer creates a video podcast about a particular current event issue, creates a “flash” quiz on material covered in the podcast, and announces the quiz using social media.

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

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via CMX : “ How Edcamp Scaled Up 1,500 Community Events Connecting Educators All Over the World.” Via Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog : “University CS graduation surpasses its 2003 peak, with poor diversity.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Ithaka S+R and OCLC Research launch project to examine how universities and their libraries are changing.” Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S.

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The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

So I’m including a lot of events in this article that are not “ed-tech” per se. Thiel spoke at the Republican Party Convention, the first gay man to take the main stage at that event. If you’re looking for something to celebrate in what is, I recognize, a fairly grim list of political events this year: The US Senate voted in July to approve the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress.