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.

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

OER Commons provides a database of free learning materials commonly used by teachers nationwide. Schools can upgrade their Wi-Fi, double device connections per student; automate network access; and reinforce their online security systems. .

?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

After three years of utilizing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy with my classes at Nassau Community College, I have seen how tools like tablets and laptops can lead to better academic engagement. It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. Access to connectivity is vital to a successful classroom BYOD policy, so these issues are largely taken care of by an institution.

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Your midsummer ed-tech check-in

eSchool News

OER meets iPads in this district. For students at Central Valley middle and high schools, accessing classroom lessons rarely involves opening a book. Top BYOD tools for the Common Core classroom. Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week.

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A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

We provide access. These new collections support new literacies and leverage the new bounty of open educational resources (OER) supported by the White House’s #GoOpen initiative, as well as streamed media, and software for creating and sharing powerful, effectively, ethically produced digital stories. Without this access, students ignore thousands of dollars of content their parents’ tax dollars support. Access to these tools is an intellectual freedom issue.

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