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I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m beyond excited to finally announce that I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. I’m extremely honored to represent the power of libraries in our world along with the many other talented individuals on this year’s list. Also included is Sue Kowalski, who empowers her students to take charge in the library and is always thinking about how to grow the library program in the community. The library has never been just mine.

5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek 03.20.15 - What to Assess? Library of Congress on Pinterest, An Adult Coloring Book, A School Librarians Advocacy Video, and Who's Tracking Your Emails?

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Library of Congress celebrating " Women''s History Month" on Pinterest. Library of Congress on Pinterest, with 32 boards and 790 pins ( follow ) -- pretty cool! Meet The Woman Who Sold A Million Copies Of Her Coloring Books For Adults -- the article Johanna Basford''s website See her Instagram account below. A school librarian advocacy video from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians, worth watching. BEST school librarian advocacy video!

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Reach out!: Web-Based Advice Service for School Librarians

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I’ve read their books and articles. The School Library Leaders (SLL) project , generously hosted on the site of the National Collaborative for Digital Equity (NCDE) , allows practitioners to pose questions or problems they encounter to the members of this impressive team.

Effective Technology Professional Learning: Leading and Collaborating to Assure Success

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Gaddis explained how Wake County focused their professional learning by first identifying three groups: teachers, leadership, and school library media coordinators. By Eileen Belastock. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Digital Equity After the Pandemic

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This article was modified and published by eSchool News. She is an active member of professional organizations, a frequent presenter, and has composed a number of articles and leadership book excerpts. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

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They may also enjoy quiet trips to a museum, visiting the local library, taking music lessons, painting, and quiet reading spaces. Advocate: Young introverts need parental advocacy for public school. Set up meetings to chat with your child’s teacher to explain unique concerns and necessary accommodations. Teacher training is similar to influential groupthink, focusing in on design thinking, group discussions, meetings and project collaboration. Written by: Robyn D.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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Convening Your Community for Action: Just as the vision plan is developed with stakeholder support, Michael Arensdorff, Senior Director of Technology at Oak Park Elementary School District 97, said he meets regularly with an advisory committee (which can include students and a representative of the Oak Park Public Library as well as other district educators and leadership) to discuss their needs. For instance, one barrier to access was library cards.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Faced with fast-changing instructional models, varying infection rates, decreasing revenue sources, and a variety of natural disasters, how can education finance officials meet the short-term needs of their districts as well as longer-term requirements? By Robert Low.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals. Online training is useful to get staff up to speed on current legislation and trends, but face-to-face meetings, like working with a technology coach, are imperative to ensuring each student’s needs are met. This article was modified and published by eSchool News.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

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The discussions shouldn’t focus on denying technology, though, said Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist, White Oak ISD, TX in the edWebinar “ Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World.” At each meeting reiterate the school’s commitment to digital safety, provide tips and insights into the technology used at the school, offer resources parents can refer to at home, and let them ask their questions about kids and media.

Digital Equity in Rural School Districts

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Providing families with used school-issued Chromebooks, adding access points outside the school buildings, and collaborating with community partners on projects such as youth centers and public libraries are providing students and the entire community with access to technology. Through a school library’s checkout program, these low-cost mobile devices provide students and households in need with secure, reliable, and safe access to the internet. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Leading a District Effectively During an Unprecedented School Year

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Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. He also works with edWeb.net to write articles on their professional learning edWebinars. By Robert Low.

Charting a New Path for Strategic Edtech Planning

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This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. Budgets. Student outcomes. Constituent communications.

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The Benefits of Reading to Children—More Than Just Quality Time Together

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That’s the message shared by local children’s advocacy and community groups during a meeting at the Main Branch Library on Monday. Coordinated by the Gaston County Early Literacy Collaborative and The Gazette, the meeting kicked off a call to action for the Gaston community to begin crafting an inspired vision about how to improve reading skills and adequately prepare children to learn how to read before they get to kindergarten. “It

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind. And she noted the importance of doing the “little things” right, such as using correct spelling and good grammar, following all the directions, and meeting the deadlines.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

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Normally, many rural districts work with local libraries and businesses to provide students with WiFi hotspots. This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Getting Whole Community Buy-in for 1:1 Technology Initiatives

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Next, once the mission is clear, leaders should work with the tech team and teachers to ensure that the technology will meet those goals. This article was modified and published by EdScoop and eSchool News. In addition to leading the Meriden Public Schools to its highest academic scores in district history, Dr. Benigni has presented at national conferences, taught doctorate classes, and published a book and numerous articles.

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Ideas for Student Civic Action in a Time of Social Uncertainty

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In fact, this kind of learning was repeatedly promoted over the past century, as this 1928 article from The New York Times shows. Carry out the action through letters, talks, meetings with officials, policy proposals, and activities, depending on the specific goals of the project. For example, providing warm clothing for the homeless can grow into advocacy for more essential programs to end homelessness. 2013 Article | The Arsenic in Our Drinking Water.

What the Pandemic Has Revealed About Digital Equity Initiatives

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This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

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Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

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When issues arise, in-person meetings are best. This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles, California, working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives.

Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Also be aware of the critics, and make sure that you meet with them and understand what their concerns are because, again, it only takes a few negatives to really disrupt a good practice.”. This article was modified and published by eSchool News and EdScoop. Today, she is based in Los Angeles, California working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students.

The Keys to Discussing Student Data Privacy

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And even when a program meets a school’s privacy standards, it may not be an effective education tool for its students. This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. Despite universal concerns about student data privacy, communicating school policies can quickly overwhelm school leaders.

From here to there: Musings about the path to having good OER for every course on campus

Iterating Toward Openness

To try to answer this question, I did a quick count of the titles listed in the Open Textbook Library , which is the biggest referatory of “whole course OER” that I’m aware of. Other books in the library appear to be great supplements, but not large enough in scope to substitute for all of the traditionally copyrighted materials (TCM) normally used in a course.

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Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

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This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles working as a public speaker, writer, and education consultant focused on leadership and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. Do you know where your data is stored?

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Dr. Wright holds a doctorate in leadership studies from the University of Tennessee, has earned several awards, including the Women of Achievement Award and the UT Educators Hall of Honor Award, has authored several articles in educational publications, and continues to serve as an adjunct professor at various institutions of higher learning.

The New Design for School Networks

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This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, Ann is based in Los Angeles, California, working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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In addition, Alma will continue to provide its own set of robust reporting tools to meet many needs and budgets. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their libraries. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT AND ABC’S SHARK TANK COLLABORATION ( www.hmhco.com ) and ( abc.go.com/shows/shark-tank/ ) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt released “Math@Work: Math Meets Entrepreneurship,” the fourth webisode in its free online series. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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In addition, develop security benchmarks, and don’t use any program that doesn’t meet them. This article was modified and published by EdScoop and eSchool News. Today, she is based in Los Angeles, California working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, she is based in Los Angeles, California working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. Step 1: Make a plan.

5 Reasons to Address Cyber Security

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This article was modified and published by EdScoop. Today, she is based in Los Angeles, California working as a public speaker, writer, and independent education consultant focused on supporting leadership, visioning and planning to meet the needs of today’s students. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives.

Stick Around: The Spectrum of Repurposing

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I found great validation of my advocacy for "repurposing" in an article by Jessica Gosnell in the ASHA Leader in 2011, and consistently use this quote in sessions: “A search focused only on a specific profile of dedicated apps (speech production, targeted language goals, augmentative communication) could miss many well-designed apps that offer motivating and fun learning opportunities. Tap the + to add this from your Photo Library or other source.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Clint Carlson, Director of Education Technology, Istanbul International Community School When Curie Meets Cassatt: Infusing the Engineering Design Process for Global Teaching and Learning , Dr. Helen Teague, Adjunct Professor, Concordia University + Grand Canyon University Where Do We Grow From Here?: I loves meeting people and taking them on our tours and learning from them, I believe everyone, can teach and learn from each other.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Is your library mobile friendly?

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

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— 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. Mattivi, whose eighth-grade English students discuss articles about the environment, civic life, and American history after using online literacy programs that provide similar material at different reading levels.