Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

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2007). technology advocacy equity school libraries virtual libraries websitesWhether or not we are planning for a virtual experience in September, it is clear that we need to translate our practice. We need strategies for personalizing and enriching the remote learning experience.

From foster care to college

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Jennifer Pokempner, director of child welfare policy at Juvenile Law Center, a legal advocacy group in Philadelphia, said the Seita program is “seen as a model.” Western Michigan, a suburban public university with more than 18,000 undergrads, started the Seita Scholars Program after some of its faculty and staff attended a conference in 2007 on the educational challenges facing foster youth.

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Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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All students need to have the same access to WiFi, and thus the ability to use the device, whether they are at school or not. Equitable access should be a part of a larger discussion about how the schools are serving their students’ needs. For instance, one barrier to access was library cards. They needed to know where the community saw the barriers, especially home WiFi access, and how the district could help.

The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

MindShift

And experts worry those studies will show a spike in suicide, because young people are increasingly cut off from peers and caring adults, because their futures are uncertain and because they are spending more time at home, where they are most likely to have access to lethal weapons.

Here’s How Head Start Parents Are Building Careers As Early Childhood Educators

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Yasmina Vinci, the executive director of the National Head Start Association, an advocacy and professional support organization for Head Start explains that Head Start’s mission has always been to “to give everyone in the family an education mindset.”

Should we test all 2-year-olds for autism?

The Hechinger Report

She became an educator in 2007 and has spent most of her career teaching special needs students at a majority-Hispanic public elementary school in the Bronx. In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that doctors screen all toddlers for autism at their 18- and 24-month visits, when indicators start to stabilize. The nonprofit offers workshops, one-to-one advocacy, and a monthly Spanish-speaking support group for families.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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There are also Education Stabilization Fund – Rethink Education Models (ESF-REM) grants, and they also can be used to provide broadband access as part of a new education model. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

Like many students in the district, she has no access to the internet at home. A 2007 Texas State University study, published in the Journal of Educational Computing Research, found that when students were presented with high-quality online math instruction they did better on tests than those taught in a more traditional way. K-12 News English language learners Parents poverty Rural schools teachers Technology access

The rural school district Obama fought to save

The Hechinger Report

Martin Middle School in Dillon dates to 1896 and was still in use when then-Senator Barack Obama visited in 2007 during his presidential campaign. In 2007, when U.S. Students in Dillon had little access to Advanced Placement courses, art and music; and teacher salaries were much lower than in other parts of the state. Then Senator Barack Obama, speaking on the campaign trail in 2007. Now shuttered, this portion of J.V.

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Before "going rogue" in 2007, Kate was the Staff Training Coordinator for The Seattle Public Library. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

Positive Behavior Supports Creating Meaningful Life Options for People with ASD

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They and their families need access to all reasonable options, including those based on Applied Behavior Analysis, organizational management, community/ecological psychology, cultural psychology, biomedical science and positive psychology (Carr, 2007b). 2007). This article originally appeared on the Indiana Resource Center for Autism website. It is reprinted with permission from the Advocate, the magazine for the National Autism Society of America. . The Problem.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Before "going rogue" in 2007, Kate was the Staff Training Coordinator for The Seattle Public Library. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Before "going rogue" in 2007, Kate was the Staff Training Coordinator for The Seattle Public Library. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

Short on financial knowledge, some school districts get bad deals on bonds

The Hechinger Report

From 2007 to 2013 the district’s taxpayers had approved several bonds, totaling more than $46.6 The building is not completely ADA accessible. We didn’t see any upside to that at all,” said Dirk Burke, executive director of the Missouri Association of Counties, an advocacy group that represents county governments. John Brazeal, chief financial officer at Fox C-6 School District, at Fox Middle School in Arnold, Missouri. Whitney Curtis for The Hechinger Report.

How a growing number of states are hoping to improve kids’ brains: exercise

The Hechinger Report

The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act , or ESSA, also provides increased access to funding for physical education by including the subject in its definition of a “well-rounded education.”. “At At least we’re at the table now,” said Carly Wright, advocacy director for SHAPE. “It APPLETON, Wisc. Middle school students at Kaleidoscope Academy, a district charter school in Appleton, Wisconsin, are constantly moving.

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Before "going rogue" in 2007, Kate was the Staff Training Coordinator for The Seattle Public Library. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South

The Hechinger Report

Here, some of the nation’s poorest and blackest school districts struggle to recruit qualified and experienced teachers, expand access to learning experiences that can give students more opportunities to succeed in college, and raise the money needed to fix or replace run-down buildings.

Can mental health training for teachers reduce preschool suspensions?

The Hechinger Report

It’s help teachers need: In 2016 , about 50,000 preschoolers were suspended at least once, and at least 17,000 were expelled, according to the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based liberal research and advocacy institute, which arrived at the estimate based on data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health. And a 2007 study found consultations increased staff “ confidence and competence in dealing with troubling or difficult behaviors of young children in their care.”

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week. We have several sessions each day, with (lots) more coming ( and that could include you! ). A current list is below. Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library. Sign up now: [link] Whether by circumstance or choice, learning at home is now the reality for more students than ever.

Can a nonprofit turn around a school in a juvenile detention facility?

The Hechinger Report

While acting as Maya Angelou’s principal from 2007 to 2011, Domenici crafted short, thematic modules that not only met state curriculum requirements but also grabbed kids’ interest quickly — a necessity, since detained students may stay for only a short time. Or, as he told his staff: “One of your jobs is to ensure that students have access to the education that they need and deserve, warranted under state and federal law.”.

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

The Hechinger Report

A study in 2007 found that general education teachers in a teacher preparation program reported taking an average of 1.5 Supports can include services, such as access to a special education teacher, or accommodations and modifications, such as having test questions read aloud, or being allowed to sit in a certain part of the classroom. A study in 2007 found that general education teachers in a teacher preparation program reported taking an average of 1.5

Join Us for the Third Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dana is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was the winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014. Before entering administration in 2007, Rick worked as a history teacher and baseball coach, first with the Inner-City Teaching Corps (ICTC) in Chicago and later at two other suburban schools (Silver Lake Regional High School and Duxbury High School) in Massachusetts.

A Video Game About Conflict Resolution Helps Develop Empathy for Refugees

MindShift

It was 2007, and his family was registering for benefits at a refugee camp in Uganda, where they’d settled after fleeing civil war in South Sudan. He couldn’t access the Internet, but a friend gave him coding tutorials loaded onto a flash drive.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards.

OPINION: Don’t let good news on summer Pell Grants distract from the Trump budget’s damaging higher-ed proposals

The Hechinger Report

But the financial crisis beginning in 2007 meant that more people — traditional-aged students as well as adults — couldn’t get jobs, so education became the answer to their predicament. Congress also made the Pell award more generous through three infusions of funding in 2007, 2009, and 2010. Marcella Bombardieri is a senior policy analyst at the Center for American Progress, a public policy research and advocacy organization.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Bresch had previously been involved in another education-related scandal when, in 2007, it was revealed she had been awarded an MBA by West Virginia University even though she’d only completed half of the required credits. Via NPR : “Months after the Obama administration advised school districts that transgender students should be given access to bathrooms based on their gender identity, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the guidance from going into effect – for now.”

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

A study by George Washington University’s Center on Education Policy found that between 2001 and 2007, 36 percent of districts decreased elementary classroom time spent on social studies, including civics – a drop that most affected underfunded schools serving working-class, poor, rural, and inner-city kids." Google’s motto , remember, is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes – think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups. Betsy DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince, is the founder of the private military company Blackwater, infamous for its human rights violations, including the murder of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007 by its employees. This is part two of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Since 1970, DeVos family members have invested at least $200 million in a host of right-wing causes -- think tanks, media outlets, political committees, evangelical outfits, and a string of advocacy groups. ” DeVos’s brother, Erik Prince , is the founder of the private military company Blackwater , infamous for its human rights violations, including the murder of 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007 by its employees. Presidential-Elect Donald J. Trump.

The 2018 Global Leadership Summit - March 23rd, 2018 in Boston

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dana is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was the winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014. Before entering administration in 2007, Rick worked as a history teacher and baseball coach, first with the Inner-City Teaching Corps (ICTC) in Chicago and later at two other suburban schools (Silver Lake Regional High School and Duxbury High School) in Massachusetts.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, There are, of course, vast inequalities in access to technology — in school and at home and otherwise — and in how these technologies get used.