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. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

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. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

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Why a Maryland CIO Created a Forum to Connect K-12 Students

Education Superhighway

In addition to celebrating school districts nationwide, this year our blog will feature a new Broadband Leaders series. Do you have any advice for CIOs, Technology Leaders, and Educators that are looking to organize an advocacy group in their own states? Stay tuned for the next installment in our Broadband Leaders series, and feel free to connect with us on social media to celebrate K-12 connectivity leaders in your state. Success Stories Broadband Leaders

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens grew and I became aware of more organizations, as well as some of their supporting tools and resources. CoSN is a professional association and advocacy group for district technology leaders with a goal of “empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to create engaging learning environments and provide the tools essential for their success”.

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"Libraries as Community Anchors" - a Library 2.0 Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. John Windhausen Jr. ( @SHLBCoalition ) Executive Director, Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition John Windhausen Jr.

"Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference - Registrations and Call for Proposals Open

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. As executive director, he spearheads SHLB's membership growth and shapes its broadband policy recommendations.

Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. As executive director, he spearheads SHLB's membership growth and shapes its broadband policy recommendations.

Schedule for Thursday's "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0) - Register Now

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. John Windhausen Jr. ( @SHLBCoalition ) Executive Director, Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition John Windhausen Jr.

TODAY: "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. John Windhausen Jr. ( @SHLBCoalition ) Executive Director, Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition John Windhausen Jr.

Sessions Announced for "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference (Library 2.0)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. John Windhausen Jr. ( @SHLBCoalition ) Executive Director, Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition John Windhausen Jr.

Leading Teaching and Learning in Today’s World

edWeb.net

When asked about the hurdles that happened due to schools closing on March 13th, 2020, all four presenters agreed that broadband, not devices, challenged their districts to provide equitable access to learning no matter their districts’ geographic location or demographics. By Eileen Belastock.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

One of the first challenges rural districts face is broadband access. The nature of the quarantine means many kids will have skills gaps, as well as social emotional issues, to address in the coming school year and beyond. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. As part of the California State Library’s Executive team, she is co-director a Knight Foundation grant to support open data literacy in public libraries and communities and serves on the board of CENIC, California’s research and education broadband network.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryopendata on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. As part of the California State Library’s Executive team, she is co-director a Knight Foundation grant to support open data literacy in public libraries and communities and serves on the board of CENIC, California’s research and education broadband network.

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #smallruralindependent on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

The Emergency Home Learning Summit : Amazing Series + Final Early-Bird Pricing #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

EPISODE 7: What Are My Homeschool Socialization Options? We Turned Out OK Episode 300, a roundtable conversation on social-emotional learning and the value of open-ended play, with a special needs teacher, a licensed mental health counselor, and me, a child development expert.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please spread the word and tell people about the Summit forward this email , or post on social media Hashtag: #homelearningsummit Twitter: @homelearnsummit Facebook: @homelearningsummit Instagram: homelearningsummit HERE ARE SOME OF THE TOPICS WE ARE WORKING TO COVER IN THE SUMMIT TALKS, INTERVIEWS, AND OPEN-CHAT TIMES : ADHD and Learning ? Social and Emotional Learning ?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” From the FCC : “Fact Sheet on Broadband Consumer Privacy Proposal.” iNACOL has released a report on advocacy for competency-based education. US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related, from the Social Media Collective : “Spike in Online Gig Work : Flash in the Pan or Future of Employment?” Another resource, via Education Week : “K–12 Districts to Get Price Transparency on Broadband Rates With New Tool.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The American Civil Liberties Union this week declared its opposition to a federal database of student-level outcomes in a letter signed by a handful of education advocacy groups.”

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.