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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.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

” I mean, yes, I’m totally making up the framing of the “trends” angle here (in the hopes, I confess, to defanging all those ridiculous clickbait articles that just list a bunch of shiny new consumer technology products and predict that they’re poised to “revolutionize school”). The business of education technology overlaps with the politics of ed-tech. There is No Technology Industry (There is Only Ideology). Technology is a system.

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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. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. link] (2003).

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

In this paper, having revisited my previous speeches I''m going to try to gaze once more into the near future in an attempt to determine what education might look like in the light of the technological developments that comprise Web 2.0. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

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How School Districts Are Shaping the Edtech They Use

eSpark

Under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Christine Johns, Utica Community Schools saw the lasting impact that using purposeful technology with fidelity can have on student achievement and engagement. Committed to transforming every K-2 classroom in her district, Dr. Johns worked with eSpark to ensure that teachers received the support and professional development they needed to successfully transition to student-centered learning and adjust to new technology.

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

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

Companies like Amazon and Netflix have been using data tools like these for years to track our clicks and steer us to buy or watch more of their products. James Wiley is a technology analyst with Eduventures, which does consulting work for companies in the predictive analytics industry.

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Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

— invite them to reflect on what they want from life, and provide them tools to navigate what’s ahead. Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. New Jersey State Library).

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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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. tools. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Whilst there are still those who cling to older technology or who will forever sing the praises of “banging the phones” there’s very little doubt that technology has made a big impression on the world of HR and Recruitment. So does anyone use these tools?

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

There’s no playground, gym or running water and very little technology. In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert.

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

Edsurge

He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . Understand how Boyer integrates technology into his course design. We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. He shares some of his favorite foreign films: “ Aftershock ” (2010, Chinese, directed by Xiaogang Feng)—An absolutely awesome teaching tool for many different aspects of Chinese culture.

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 Our students are children of technology and the web.

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. I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” Via Desmos : “The Desmos Geometry Tool.”

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