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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran on episode 241 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blog: spacesforlearning.wordpress.com.

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.

Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

CUE

— 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.

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

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.

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

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

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 ?,

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

McGavock Elementary, where Dr. Marczak served as principal, earned Reward status by being one of the top 10% elementary schools in the state of Tennessee in 2012. edWeb Blog CoSN district leadership edtech rural districts TechnologyWATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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This is really for all learners—adults as well as students—not just for those students with disabilities,” said Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary District 97 (IL). Earlier, she served as a building administrator and elementary teacher, also in New Jersey.

Promote Executive Functioning within School Culture

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As students enter upper elementary and middle school, the focus on executive function strategies declines, so students show up to high school, and don’t know how to take notes or study. edWeb Blog executive function Executive function skills school culture

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

#FactFriday: It’s Computer Science Education Week!

ExcelinEd

Learn how your state can expand access to high-quality computer science education to unlock lifelong opportunities for students at ExcelinEd.org/ITCS and Advocacy/Code.org. We’re celebrating Computer Science Education Week !

Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

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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.

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.

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.

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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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

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

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in elementary education from the University of Virginia. He has previously taught at both the middle and high school levels and has served as an elementary and secondary administrator. edWeb Blog CoSN district leadership edtech rural districts

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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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.

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

edWeb.net

A decorated educator of 21 years, Monica has received honors and awards from a wide variety of organizations for her leadership, advocacy, and classroom instruction. edWeb Blog culturally responsive teaching diversity equity inclusion

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.

The Keys to Discussing Student Data Privacy

edWeb.net

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. edWeb Blog CoSN CoSN Empowered Superintendent Program student data privacy Technology

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

edWeb.net

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

edWeb.net

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.