Phonology can be fun and free

Nik Peachey

Basically it is a collection of interactive multimedia Flash based games and resources that can be accessed through the CEO website at [link] What is it? In all there are almost 20 different interactive tools all accessible through the one page. Flashcard Maker’ which helps you to make your own flashcards by either using images from an image library or sketching you own pictures on the program, and adding phonemic symbols to them.

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

NeverEndingSearch

And it is clear that the library must be the center of that experience. But, first, a little background: I’ve been playing around with building virtual school libraries for a very long time. 2011) Evolving the Virtual School Library, Part 1: Deconstructing My Own Interface.

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Announcing the Library 2.020 Mini-Conference: Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

Edsurge

It was a crazy idea: Take the bulk of the world’s books, scan them, and create a monumental digital library for all to access. It got part of the way there, digitizing at least 25 million books from major university libraries. But the promised library of everything hasn’t come into being. As part of the deal, Google’s partner libraries made sure they got to keep digital copies of their scanned works for research and preservation use.

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.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the second of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," June 15th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research. There are notable examples of academic, public, and K-12 library spaces that have become creative classrooms.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow is our second Library 2.020 mini-conference! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference is just one week away! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

What If Students Didn’t Have to Leave Community Colleges to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees?

Edsurge

And over the past three decades, they’ve answered the call for increased access to bachelor’s-degree pathways by creating them on their own campuses. That’s what the community college baccalaureate is about: to hold the system accountable to access and outcomes.

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," is coming up soon! The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research. Libraries of all kinds serve as formal and informal creative classrooms, supporting learners by employing emerging strategies in learning and engagement. Please also join this Library 2.0

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Library as Classroom ," is this Wednesday, June 15th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 network to be able to connect with and correspond with 22,000 other individuals in the library world, and to be kept updated on this and future events. 1:00 pm (PDT) Fast and Fit Brain Training: Through a Library Service Delivery Model, Year Two Patricia Shepard Sohmer, M.A.,

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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. 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. The school streamlined the process and included library card registration with overall school registration.

Students as citizen archivists and scientists: The new community service?

NeverEndingSearch

The Library of Congress, the National Archives and the Smithsonian offer parts of their collections to be organized and made accessible by employing the services citizen volunteers. The Library of Congress was an early adopter of archival crowdsourcing. With today’s launch of crowd.loc.gov , the Library of Congress is harnessing the po wer of the public to make these collection items more accessible to everyone. . .

OPINION: Five ways colleges can enroll more low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Great Hall, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. When these students attend selective institutions, they graduate at very high levels, which Joshua Wyner, John Bridgeland, and John DiLulio showed in the 2007 study, The Achievement Trap: How America Is Failing Millions of High-Achieving Students from Lower-Income Families. Higher Ed Opinion Higher education access

How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive

Digital Promise

1-4, 25-26) While children who visit the library to immerse in their favorite books may not realize it at the time, they’re building the skill of thoughtful reading—the foundation of critical thinking, academic success, and, eventually, a happy and productive adult life. (1, Studies have indicated that access to books reverses the impact on reading scores associated with poverty. (5, Independence and access matters, too. Atwell 2007. Atwell 2007.

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. Next, the traditional library space was repurposed as Duquesne Media Central, outfitted with flexible seating, new technologies, and a recording studio.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile, millions of American students trek to public libraries and fast-food restaurants to get online after school, or they go without — a problem known as the “homework gap.”. Leverenz and other critics have singled out two educational nonprofits — Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen — both of which rake in millions of dollars a year from their national holdings of EBS licenses, while using just a fraction of the revenue to supply much-needed broadband access to students.

The jobs where sexual harassment and discrimination never stopped

The Hechinger Report

A month or two later, Carman invited all the women to a meeting at a public library in Tukwila, Washington, a Seattle suburb. Carman still lives in the house she bought in 2007, in a quiet, middle-class suburb south of Seattle.

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.

NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day keeps kids active in advance of Super Bowl LV

eSchool News

In addition, access an array of standards-aligned resources designed for wherever learning takes place on Discovery Education’s flexible K-12 learning platform. Students and teachers can access on-demand exercises from NFL teams in the digital NFL PLAY 60 library to help them reach their recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity. Advanced registration is required to access the NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day guide and attend the broadcast.

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

But instructors face some inherent challenges in using this teaching method ( Mostert, 2007 ). It ensures equal access by all students in the class from anywhere. Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

The State appropriations per full-time student have fallen from an inflation-adjusted $8,489 in 2007 to $7,642 in 2017. Cengage recently introduced a new subscription model that gives students access to all of the company’s digital course materials for a semester or an year. Students can access more than 20,000 course materials— courseware, eBooks, online homework and study tools, across more than 70 disciplines and 675 courses. Provide Access to K-12 Libraries.

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Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Other than libraries and news outlets, students were dependent on the educator to provide them with information. Philipp Schmidt (2007) provide an excellent comparison of how Education 1.0 Rarely do the results of those activities contribute back to the information resources that students consume in carrying them out (Keats & Schmidt, 2007, para. 2007).

Some experts have a new idea to help students afford college: more federal loans

The Hechinger Report

The stretch of grass overlooking the amphitheater, Reflection Pond and the library “is pretty breathtaking,” she said. Between 2007 and 2016, the share of dependent students whose parents took out these loans increased from 9 percent to 12 percent at public universities. Higher Ed News Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completionTillman Hall at Clemson University. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images.

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.

Underappreciated No More: A Free Edtech Platform Shines as Schools Go Remote

Edsurge

Khosla is the founder and CEO of CK-12 , the 30-person nonprofit that she started in 2007 to deliver free digital books, particularly on math and science topics. They could also fold their own curriculum materials back into the CK-12 library for others.

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Building Vocabulary to Improve Reading

Digital Promise

Word Generation introduces new words by embedding them in brief texts about controversial issues of interest to many adolescents, such as steroid use among athletes, legalization of euthanasia, and censorship of libraries and popular music. The researchers also had access to most of the students’ scores on the spring 2008 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) English Language Arts test. 2007).

After a tough but promising freshman year, Dartmouth student tackles change at elite campuses

The Hechinger Report

We are expected to fail,” said Inoa, discussing widely held perceptions of poor black and Latino young men, while gesturing towards Dartmouth’s iconic symbols of privilege: white brick buildings with black shutters, sweeping lawns and well-stocked libraries. “We Higher Ed K-12 News achievement gap Charters Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion poverty

Building Vocabulary to Improve Reading

Digital Promise

Word Generation introduces new words by embedding them in brief texts about controversial issues of interest to many adolescents, such as steroid use among athletes, legalization of euthanasia, and censorship of libraries and popular music. The researchers also had access to most of the students’ scores on the spring 2008 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) English Language Arts test. 2007).

How free college tuition in one country exposes unexpected pros and cons

The Hechinger Report

Pausing in a corridor outside Freie Universität’s math and physics library, which looks like an alien spaceship crashed to earth, he said, “I don’t think going to university should be elitist. The disproportionate burden of living costs has had an impact in at least one other country where tuition has been jettisoned in 2007 for students under 25: Scotland, where the Scottish Parliament Information Centre says enrollment is up by 17 percent since then.

Top Hat Buys Canadian Textbook Business to Compete With Publishers in Digital Courseware

Edsurge

Should the Nelson deal pass, Top Hat will boast more than 1,000 titles in its library. In 2007, Thomson’s higher-ed publishing division was acquired for $7.75

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. Like many students in the district, she has no access to the internet at home. K-12 News English language learners Parents poverty Rural schools teachers Technology access

Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak

in September 2007. Students who have access to this shelf will be able to see all the books added to the shelf. The free version allows you to have one library with 40 books. One of the things a good computer should be able to do is to enable students to create a variety of media. This media includes images, audio, video, blog posts, and eBooks. Chromebooks can do all of these things including creating eBooks.

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