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.

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

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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

"Wholehearted Libraries" Mini-Conference - New Keynote Panelists Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added three new keynote panelists (see below) to our first Library 2.020 mini-conference: "Wholehearted Libraries," which will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Standard 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.

Final Schedule - "Wholehearted Libraries" Online Mini-Conference on Tuesday, March 10th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.020 mini-conference of the year is next week: "Wholehearted Libraries," online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th , 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

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops had become a permanent requirement along with using technology in the classrooms by this time. The State appropriations per full-time student have fallen from an inflation-adjusted $8,489 in 2007 to $7,642 in 2017. Thus, replacing expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom is the right thing to do in the current scenario. Provide Access to K-12 Libraries. Increase in Textbook Prices Over the Years.

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At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Educator Innovator

Both teens followed their passions at the library, during Teen Tech Week 2014. This year, Teen Tech Week took on a DIY theme, and libraries across the country offered high- and low-tech avenues for teens to create their own projects. By Maureen Kelleher.

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.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panel for our second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). 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 These include: play, collaborative exploration of ideas and technologies, and other innovations.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Are any education technologies, for that matter? Computing platforms have different abstraction levels, including a computer architecture, an OS, or runtime libraries. Pearson has been – until recently, that is – an active acquirer of education technology companies.

DPLA Primary Source Sets

NeverEndingSearch

Just in time for instructional planning, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) reminds us that their 100 Primary Source Sets were designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture.

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

Edsurge

The Toronto-based company once relied on textbook publishers to distribute its technology. From bundling its clicker technology with course materials from other publishers, the company now offers a marketplace and authoring tools for people to build their own courses on the platform.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. Quick Shout Technology News. ► 2007. (28). Im a learning technology consultant, writer and teacher trainer. technology. (3). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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Remake Learning Days Celebrate Hands-On Learning Through Free Events

Edsurge

Welcome to Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA), a celebration of nearly 850 hands-on learning events continuing to the end of May on topics relating to arts, making, the outdoors and technology. Technology gives kids the chance to explore their digital world.

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.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. We think that technology helps that happen, and that’s what our event does. State Department, and others typically focusing on educational technology and social networking.

Physical Bookstores in The Digital Age

Ask a Tech Teacher

When Amazon released the Kindle in 2007 authors began to see the end of times. How do I create a classroom library checkout system? Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. As a parent, I fondly remember browsing bookstores with my children.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking.

Mitch Resnick: The Next Generation of Scratch Teaches More Than Coding

Edsurge

Much has changed since we introduced the first generation of our Scratch programming language and online community, back in 2007. Over the past decade, we’ve found that it’s much easier to spread the technology of Scratch than the educational ideas underlying it. And the library of extensions with continue to grow over time. Today’s students want to design, create, experiment and explore with new technologies. Education Technology Coding 21st Century Skills

Rethinking Recess Leads to Results On and Off the Playground

Edsurge

Joseph Peila, who has served as Chappell’s principal since 2007, did not exactly welcome that news. She’s seen middle schoolers use it when two kids want to check out the same library book. “It’s Education Technology Social-Emotional Learning Whole-Child Learning Nonprofits

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

The organization acknowledges the accelerated pace of change and is entering the process of seeing what works, what is still relevant, what is obsolete, what is still missing since the last refresh in 2007. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn.

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

User Generated Education

was often the best choice given the resources and technologies of that time in history. 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

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.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. None of them talk about technology; instead, they look at how to leverage technology to achieve that goal.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

Edsurge

Meanwhile, the schools that shared their ideas focused on student-centered learning and models that honor the differences in students and “think about personalized learning beyond just technology.” It’s a cloud based platform that uses library science and AI so researchers can “discover, manage and curate research” in a single location. However, it hopes to build an online content library of trainings for employers. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

Education Technology and the Promise of 'Free' and 'Open'

Hack Education

Or, with its penchant for amnesia , has education technology already forgotten? MOOCs were, for a year or two at least, able to dominate conversations about the future of education and the future of education technology, often invoking the words “free” and “open” as a rallying cry against institutions and practices that were, in contrast, “expensive” and “closed.” This is part four of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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ISTE 2016: Edtech Companies Pitching a Mile High

Edsurge

2000) which sells HELP Math, and Boulder Language Technologies (est. 2007), a research lab which builds virtual tutors for reading and science. The Premium edition includes standards-aligned lessons that teachers can use to create custom online assignments from the library of podcasts. Zulama - Game design curriculum developed by faculty from Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. Education Technology Incubators Edtech Business Startups

Bureaucratic costs at some colleges are twice what’s spent on instruction

The Hechinger Report

A 2010 study by the conservative Goldwater Institute found that while instructional spending per student at 198 top public and private universities and colleges rose 39 percent between 1993 and 2007, administrative spending per student jumped by 61 percent.

"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added information on the accepted sessions for the second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

Carnegie Learning Gets a Makeover After Private Equity Investment

Edsurge

Private equity’s pursuit to acquire puzzle pieces to build comprehensive educational technology platforms shows no sign of slowing down. These include: EMC School , a developer of language-learning materials; Paradigm Education Solutions , a suite of print and digital materials for healthcare and computer software literacy (think Excel and Quickbooks); and JIST Career Solutions , a library of career and life-coaching workbooks and videos.

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.”. Bush called for universal broadband access in America by 2007.

Data-Driven or Data-Informed? Thoughts on trust and evaluation in education

Reading By Example

Available: https://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub72034.pdf. 2007). This is a reation paper I wrote for a graduate course I am currently taking (Technology and School Leadership). Assessment data Leader as a Thinker qualitative data quantitative data Technology Educause Journal of School Leadership New York Times Technology and School LeadershipData-informed or data-driven? This is a question I have wrestled with as a school administrator for some time.

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Data-Driven or Data-Informed? Thoughts on trust and evaluation in education

Reading By Example

Available: https://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub72034.pdf. 2007), The New Instructional Leadership: Creating Data-Driven Instructional Systems in Schools. This is a reation paper I wrote for a graduate course I am currently taking (Technology and School Leadership). Assessment data Leader as a Thinker qualitative data quantitative data Technology Educause Journal of School Leadership New York Times Technology and School Leadership

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