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.

OER and you. The curation mandate

NeverEndingSearch

At the #GoOpen Exchange on Friday, everyone was talking about OER and the need to curate. But it was clear to our little group, that to the larger majority of the participants, we were not even on the OER radar. Some OER background: Launched in October, GoOpen is a U.S.

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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

From Providence, Rhode Island to Phoenix, Arizona, I’ve had the privilege to travel and work with over 2,300 district leaders from almost 500 school districts over the past year through the Future Ready Initiative. Commit to Ensuring Equity in Access and Opportunity. Equity in access, from broadband to devices is a concern and something that districts need to work to meet head on. “ Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ).

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Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

Curating OER. It often refers to the gathering and contextualizing of OER to replace expensive traditional texts and to include them in learning management systems. Clearly, curation is not only about OER. Ensures Equitable Digital Access. OER Portals Pearltrees.

How Will the Presidential Election Results Influence Education Technology in Schools?

Doug Levin

Federal support, affiliation with ConnectEd , Future Ready , Go Open , and the threat of [Office of Civil Rights] action for unequal access , the convenings, speeches, reports and toolkits – all of it , including the personnel – it could get halted, shifted or eliminated on the first day of a Trump administration,” he wrote in a series of Twitter posts. Blog News OER Policy Donald Trump Office of Educational Technology U.S. As quoted in: Dobo, Nichole. “

itslearning, Gooru enhance LMS platform with open content

eSchool News

Partnership supports educators’ access to open educator-curated content. The alliance will initially give teachers an avenue to find, remix and share collections and courses of open content designed for future-ready learning.

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Looking Back on Three Years of the ConnectED Initiative: Did It Deliver?

Edsurge

Esri has granted 200,000 students access to its professional online GIS mapping software for doing projects. Microsoft 1) provided over 3 million students with free access to Office 365 in K-12 schools across the U.S., In October 2016, Sprint also announced its 1 Million Project , providing up to 1 million lines of free broadband service and a free device over a four-year period to low-income high school students who lack internet access at home.

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State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

edWeb.net

There are essential conditions for digital learning like state leadership, equity of access, accessibility for all students, interoperability considerations, and student data and privacy. Now, students always have access to current materials.

Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

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. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! 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.