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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

Culturally responsive teaching encompasses little steps like adding diverse books in your classroom library , as well as larger ones like adjusting your curriculum to include voices from marginalized communities. Teaching and Teacher Education, October 2007, 23(7), pp.

Launching SchoolLibraryNJ (and some models beyond)

NeverEndingSearch

We’re exited to launch SchoolLibraryNJ , a evolving project designed to address inequitable access to resources for K12 schools and libraries and to present the value of librarians in digitally curating resources for teaching and learning. Not every library has a realistic budget.

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Rebuilding a School Community with Maker Learning

Digital Promise

Beginning in 2007, the district’s financial situation and declining enrollment were impeding its ability to equitably serve the student population. To ensure access to high-quality educational experiences at the high school level, students enrolled in Grades 9-12 were provided tuition to attend one of two neighboring high schools. Today, step into any of Duquesne Elementary’s shared learning spaces and you will see students immersed in hands-on design work.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

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. Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. 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.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

Content : How the student will access the information. If a student might work more efficiently in a quieter learning environment, for example, you could allow them to complete a project in the school library. Students can also select independent reading books from our online library.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

All sessions are recorded so you can access later. They felt like they had a front-row audience with experts that they would not normally have access to, So it’s going to give you… It’s free, first of all. It’s online, so you don’t have to go anywhere, and you can attend in your pajamas if you want to, and it’s all recorded so that you can access it at any time afterward.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

— Inside a high-ceilinged library at Northridge High School here, seniors are typing on 16-year-old laptops donated by a local Rotary Club. We’re doing everything we can,” says Mr. Norton, as the seniors in the library close their balky laptops and head to class. Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. Like many students in the district, she has no access to the internet at home.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

edWeb.net

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund follows the same formula as Title I, so it can be used to help bridge the digital divide for students from low-income families. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library. Elementary Years ? Libraries and Librarians ? Starting to Homeschool : Webinar #2: The Elementary-School Years Starting to Homeschool : Webinar #3: What Will We Do Now That We’re Learning at Home? Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The Webinars are free, but when you purchase the "Mattering IS the Agenda" toolkit you get exclusive access to the recordings. This virtual conference will be hosted in Adobe Connect and registration is free for librarians and leaders of libraries.

ISTE SIGMS Election Please Vote for Brenda Now!

The Daring Librarian

Work Experience: I was an elementary library media specialist for 15 years before moving into a district level position of instructional specialist for the School Library Media programs unit in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. In my district level position, I design and deliver professional development to over 200 library media specialists who work in PreK - 12 schools.

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.

Linda Librarian's 12 Days of Christmas Gifts To Staff

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

photo © 2007 Kasia | more info (via: Wylio ) Good morning Colleagues, Here are the 12 Days of Christmas Gifts I emailed you, all in one spot, for easy access at your convenience. Maybe there are some points mentioned here you haven''t thought about: A Dozen Ways to Teach Ethical and Safe Technology Use by Doug Johnson (one of my library gurus) Re: Points #11 and #12 : Roberta and I are building a website for students and parents: Internet Safety>Citizenship>Outreach.

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.”