TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel

EdTechSandyK

Second barrier is lack of access to digital high speed connections at home. We need to make sure people have a way to access the content. How can we budget for digital access for those who need it without budgeting for those who don''t? Equal access for children of poverty is an issue. Shakespeare is free if you have an iPad. Notes from TCEA 2011 Panel. The speakers words flowed fast and I caputred/paraphrased them as accurately as I could.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Thinking about Social Thinking®, and the iPad Essential of Album Creation

SpeechTechie

Strategies for building the foundations of self advocacy in students, i.e. knowing about their own IEP. Navigate to a usable picture in the Facebook app on iPad, and you can tap on the 3 Dots to save the picture to the Photos app.

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Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

CUE

We recognize that our idea works best when every child has full-time access to a computer.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

based education advocacy group. “It Columnists K-12 Tech Smart online learning Technology accessTraci Chun, a teacher-librarian at Skyview High School in Vancouver, Washington, and junior Ulises Santillano Tlaseca troubleshoot a 3D printing job in the library’s maker space.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

The students live in homes with multiple laptops, iPads, tablets, iPhones – iEverything. 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.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Partnering with Gretchen Thomas and her UGA Project Spark class to give students more access to our library makerspace. Now they are using Puppet Pals on iPad to record videos and share. gadoeteachertakeover #character #youtube #ipad #author #illustrator #3rdgrade #collaboration #art #artsed #librariesofinstagram #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers.

Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. Brianna: So Carl is also the godfather of iPad Palooza.

The Importance of Technology in Education

eSpark

Check out Tablets in SPED , Shannon's webinar on how districts can use iPads and tablets to better meet the needs of special education students. I’m deeply motivated to ensure that all students have access to a fantastic, caring, and empowering education.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

Make equitable access a priority. Typically, one goal of a 1:1 environment is 24/7 access to learning for both students and teachers. Many students, though, may not have ready access to the Internet at home. Step 1: Make a plan.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

The money is used to buy SMART boards, Chromebook carts, iPad carts and replace old desktop computers. Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds | Education Week → Ben Herold writes: "The country's "extraordinary progress" connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway."

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

The money is used to buy SMART boards, Chromebook carts, iPad carts and replace old desktop computers. Tagged on: September 18, 2017 Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access, Analysis Finds | Education Week → Ben Herold writes: "The country's "extraordinary progress" connecting schools to affordable high-speed internet continued last year, according to a new analysis from broadband-advocacy group EducationSuperHighway."

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Spotlight swings to for-profit middlemen that may be driving up the cost of online higher education

The Hechinger Report

In the suit, the employees claimed representatives from the company would push students to sign up for courses by offering free iPads and textbooks. GMU is one of a number of schools across the country that have faced challenges from faculty advocacy groups over these partnerships.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

COLLABORATE Space provides persistent space to store messages, documents, whiteboards, recordings, meeting minutes, or anything else exchanged on a specific topic or project during a call or meeting at anytime, and is accessible from any device, whether it be a mobile, desktop, or room appliance.

Stick Around: The Spectrum of Repurposing

SpeechTechie

You could think up all sorts of other contexts for puzzles (In Las Vegas, I modeled a puzzle labeling the casinos on the Vegas Strip from a screenshot using Google Earth - you need Stick Around on your iPad to access this file)!

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

If every child had a computer or iPad, she could log into a customized cyberclassroom and learn at her own pace. For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

5 Free Summer Professional Development Resources from ASCD

The 21st Century Principal

ASCD’s policy page —This one-stop shop for educators interested in advocacy and education policy offers tips on how to get informed, get involved, and make a difference. Educators can stop by to access ASCD’s legislative agenda (PDF); sign up to receive action alerts ; and read ASCD’s policy publications, including the Capitol Connection e-newsletter. ASCD is offering what they call “high-impact, in-depth professional development resources” at no cost. Nothing better than Free!

Picademy USA Part 3 - Day 2

Learning With Lucie

A predecssor to the iPad as a kitchen computer, only a bit larger. I had come to Pi Academy with several questions, one of which was — how could I use the Pi to support my advocacy for getting more girls involved with tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. ” IBM released a Watson-powered education app for iPad. Blackboard has acquired Fronteer , a software company that helps make course materials accessible. Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Starting March 15, the university will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order,” reports Inside Higher Ed. “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Via Campus Technology : “Report: iPad , Mac Use Growing in Higher Ed.” ” iPad use?! Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Department of Education has placed restrictions on access to federal student aid for West Virginia public universities after the state was late submitting required annual financial statements for the third year in a row. But as Inside Higher Ed reports later in the week : “In the latest development in an eventful saga, Ashford University on Wednesday announced that it is closer to preserving access to Post–9/11 GI Bill benefits.”

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Evaluating Institutional Repository Metadata for Out of This World Access - Lizzy Walker, Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian InterPARES Trust: Examining the Benefits and Risks of Storing Records + Information in the Clouds - Patricia C. Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. The conference is once again being held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones.

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