Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

The CoolCatTeacher

She oversees advocacy efforts for the CMA Foundation at the state and federal level, which includes working with more than a dozen community partners to elevate the cause. Blog: [link] Twitter: @cmafoundation.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 509 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tom Loud dropped out of high school because he didn’t connect with his teachers. Loud’s passions are technology integration in the elementary grades, along with teacher motivation.

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CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. The work of Denise Hardoy, middle school science teacher and CUE member, from San Antonio Elementary School in Lockwood was highlighted.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 236 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blog: spacesforlearning.wordpress.com.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 246 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blog: spacesforlearning.wordpress.com.

What I Wish My Teacher Knew: One Question That Could Change Everything

The CoolCatTeacher

Kyle Schwartz on episode 141 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You know, the advocacy is not lost on them. Blog: www.iwishmyteacherknewbook.com.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. The work of Denise Hardoy, middle school science teacher and CUE member, from San Antonio Elementary School in Lockwood was highlighted.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

CUE Advocacy Update. The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

CUE

Room 17, Powell Valley Elementary School. Doug Robertson is the CUE blog editor and an eleventh-year teacher currently talking at fifth graders in Northern Oregon. The post Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax appeared first on CUE Blog. EDITORIAL.

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

Community Engagement and Advocacy. For instance, Indian Prairie School District held a four-hour Maker Day to garner community support for computational thinking and maker learning in elementary schools. Blog Educator Micro-credentials Educators League of Innovative Schools

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington, DC–based national policy, practice, and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, particularly those who are traditionally underserved, graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship.

Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

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— Special Guest Editorial to the CUE Blog — Over the past several years, there has been an ever-increasing uproar about the over-testing of our children, especially the big standardized tests imposed by the No Child Left Behind Law. A Bold New Approach appeared first on CUE Blog.

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, Director of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts.

What to do when you have done everything you can

Reading By Example

For my part, here is a list of how I have personally advocated for public education recently: I wrote a post on our school blog that provided details about the decisions our lawmakers were considering regarding K-12 education.

To Raise a Reader

Reading By Example

(I wrote this post last week for our families on my school blog.). It was a book I relied on when I taught elementary school. MY STUDENTS ARE NOT IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. At the Wisconsin State Reading Association Convention, some Mineral Point Elementary School faculty heard children’s author Mem Fox speak about the importance of reading aloud. Advocacy Community engagement Leader as a Reader Leadership Literacy Reading Soapbox Jim Trelease Mem Fox Stephen Layne wsra

ESSA learning more, doing more

NeverEndingSearch

After eight years without a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), ESSA becomes law with references to school libraries and librarians. ” Relating to ESSA reauthorization, the SchoolLibrary Advocacy site also gathers AASL President Leslie Preddy’s letter to members , the blog post, ESSA: Leadership, Marketing and You by Sara Kelly Johns, and a link to Jay Bansbach’s post, School Libraries, ESSA and Title 1: What Should we Ask ?,

ExcelinEd Spends the Day with Our Future Workforce

ExcelinEd

In addition to a field trip to the Florida Capitol and taking over our twitter feed , each child interviewed a different Excel in Ed staff member to create this blog post. Raines Mosteller talks to Jessica Hammonds, National Director of Advocacy.

NJASL takeaway #1 Do they skip into your library?

NeverEndingSearch

One of those leaders is Jennifer Latimer of Clinton Elementary School Library in Maplewood, NJ, who blogs as Anywhere Librarian and tweets as @jenlatimer. advocacy awards school librarians

Recommended Read: Schooling Beyond Measure by Alfie Kohn (Heinemann, 2015)

Reading By Example

However, I have this idea where we would just reprint some of your more salient posts from your blog and your articles for Education Week. You can book your blog? Advocacy Leadership Literacy Reading Alfie Kohn Heinemann Schooling Beyond Measure

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

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. gadoeteachertakeover #spelling #spellingbee #writing #english #competition #googlehangout #google #community #librariesofinstagram #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #elementary. When I take time to look back at blog posts, tweets, or pictures, I’m reminded of what is actually happening.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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Amesse Elementary at Denver Public Schools. Amesse Elementary. He likens these practices to taking away students’ encyclopedias, through which they find knowledge and begin to make choices that will lead to advocacy for others and for themselves. TL Advisor Blog

David, Goliath, and the Future of the U.S. K-12 OER Movement

Doug Levin

Blog OER #GoOpen #OER2016 #OERBoat copyright ESSA open pedagogy open policy privacy textbooksI’ve been engaged in thinking deeply about the promise and opportunity afforded the U.S.

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Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. Kelley is superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, a PreK–8 public school system in Oak Park, IL, with 6,150 students.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Read a book, blog, or magazine. See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula. See a sample letter to principal, advocacy slide deck , and additional resources.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. Formed in 1992, CoSN works to provide its members with the management, community building, and advocacy tools to be technology leaders in today’s schools.

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SEL: A Leadership Roundtable

techlearning

It was run by our elementary school guidance counselor. They have chosen to measure the following skills: growth mindset, academic self-efficacy, interpersonal skill, self-regulated learning, enlisting social resources, self-advocacy, problem solving, and belonging. TL Advisor Blog

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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You can also read his leadership blog. Michelle’s professional background also includes her tenure at the Hesperia Unified School District as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and finalist for CA Elementary Principal of the Year. Step 1: Make a plan.

Empowering Superintendents to Connect Technology and Learning

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In 2017 the district opened MOSAIC, a personalized learning elementary school, and created the MyPath program, which allows high school students to create their own class. “If it’s edtech, it must be good,” used to be the mantra in schools.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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He earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and teaching at Southeast Missouri State University; a master’s degree in education at Webster University; a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration at Southeast Missouri State University; a specialist degree in education administration at University of Missouri St. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Loud on episode 212 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tom Loud is first grade teacher at Middlesettlements Elementary in Tennessee.

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 231 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blog: spacesforlearning.wordpress.com.

Work Your Dreams Using the Top Five Leadership Competencies with Secretary of State Linda McCulloch

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program, and help advance rural education advocacy regarding the federal No Child Left Behind law. degrees in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Supervision of Library Media Programs from the University of Montana. edWeb Blog leadership leadership qualities women's leadership

5 Ways to Bring Financial Literacy into Any School

The CoolCatTeacher

Brian Page on episode 295 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He has a blog post. There will be lots included on the blog post accompanying this. Blog: [link].

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The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

NeverEndingSearch

Her blog post shares: In 2019, SLSA approved re-imagining the ESIFC to adapt to the changing information, education, and technology environments, as well as the increasing diversity in our student populations.

The Importance of SEL to Education Success

Ask a Tech Teacher

And with home advocacy, SEL will work better, faster, and more effectively. Stanislaus Elementary School with “Four at the Door.” Life is much simpler when you — as a parent or teacher — can point to one solution for a problem, solve it, and everything is golden.