A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom

Tom Murray

schools are buying tremendous amounts of technology, placing these tools in classrooms, and often are left wondering what to do with it. On Tuesday, September 12th, from 2:00-2:30 pm EST, join author and long time educator, Kristin Ziemke and me as we discuss: Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom ! More here: (Note: The webinar will be archived on the same URL after the event.). Future Ready Schools ® Invites You to a Participate in a Webinar.

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Quality Instruction: The Most Important Classroom Variable

Reading By Example

The opposite, Jennifer Allen writes, “focus on improving the quality of instruction that (you are) providing to all students…student achievement would improve if we focused more energy on supporting classroom instruction as opposed to putting all of our resources toward supporting individual students”. You are one of the most important variables in your classroom. Advocacy classroom instruction Coaching Reading Teaching Writing Becoming a Literacy Leader Jennifer Allen

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 You do not need to be available at the Webinar time in order to register, as a full recording will be made available for you to watch at your convenience. My degree is in Library Science so I have never taught in the classroom.

11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom


These innovators are fighting the misconceptions that surround student-led learning and seeing what can happen in their classrooms when they step to the side. Beginner or veteran, check out these 11 student-led learning activities to try in your classroom: 1. Watch this edWeb webinar. A couple of years ago, a teacher posed this simple question to her students – a way of getting beyond the superficialities of day-to-day classroom life to what was really going on.

#withMalala campaign giving away 20k He Named Me Malala DVDs to classrooms

eSchool News

to use in their classroom. A companion discussion guide, curriculum, webinar, and student toolkit are also available online to extend the conversation in the classroom on issues of inequity, access to education, and the power of raising one’s voice to advocate for justice.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)


Plan your April advocacy with the official calendar of activities , filled with author/ambassador quotes, professional development links, an interactive calendar and suggested activities for each day and for various grades. Try to make these complimentary webinars: Wed, April 6 @ 6:00 p.m.

Activating the Community to Support Education Innovation

Digital Promise

Teachers have access to opportunities and resources that guide the effective implementation of CBE in their classrooms and have an intimate understanding of its power. Student advocacy reinforced Kettle Moraine’s implementation of CBE and expanded opportunities around personalized learning. To learn more, check out a webinar with more information here.

Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

The Web20Classroom

The closest I came was that one day I spent observing in a Kindergarten classroom during college.) Early Learning Network -Part of my advocacy work revolves around helping educators discover the power of connected professional learning. I am the father of 2 daughters.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Updates "Reinventing the Classroom" Starts Wednesday Evening! Reinventing the Classroom" Call for Volunteers. We''ve got an amazing, and FULL, schedule for this week''s Reinventing the Classroom event - all about how ed tech is reshaping the classroom experience. Ed Tech Month - Free Webinar Series by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. Ed Tech in the Art Classroom.

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The Importance of Technology in Education


To hear more from Anthony, watch his webinar 10 Tips for Launching a Successful Tech Pilot. Check out Tablets in SPED , Shannon's webinar on how districts can use iPads and tablets to better meet the needs of special education students. Classroom technology can change lives.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources


This may take the form of eLearning, webinars or onsite support. According to the non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization Data Quality Campaign (DQC), 85 percent of teachers suggest data provides an objective place to begin conversations with parents. Ensure that the technology implemented in your organization provides robust reporting, with detail at a classroom, school and district level.

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Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters. ” Jake Cotton, a superintendent from Virginia, will be sharing. Secondly, four examples of virtual reality programming in the classroom.

A Tiny Microbe Upends Decades of Learning

The Hechinger Report

To boost parent participation, many districts offer webinars and other online instruction to help adults gain fluency in the schools’ digital tools and guide them through available resources.

Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments


Educators must first have a deep and cohesive understanding of what they’re trying to accomplish in the classroom and how they’re trying to do it. Otherwise, they might go off in a different strategic direction that conflicts with classroom needs. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives


This edWeb webinar was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond


Wherever classrooms are open, there will likely be some form of social distancing and other hygiene measures in place that challenge traditional teaching and learning. A national survey by the advocacy group ParentsTogether found big gaps by income in the ability to access emergency learning.

The New Design for School Networks


During the edWebinar, “ Smart Network Design for Transformation and Innovation: Reaching in and Beyond the Classroom,” the presenters discussed the six elements of CoSN’s new network design for continuous service.

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Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wed, March 21, 7pm – 8pm (US Eastern Daylight Time) Know My World BeingGlobal Project "Know My World would like to know how different classrooms are leading the conversation of Global Competence in different cultures and countries.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 27th at 3pm Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series: Why Should I Homeschool? , Saturday, February 28th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Student Study Tools with Tammy Moore , Classroom 2.0 Details to join the webinar at [link]. Librarian Team , Classroom 2.0



DISCOVERY EDUCATION STEM CONNECT ( discoveryeducation.com ) Discovery Education debuted STEM Connect, a cutting-edge, web-based, interdisciplinary K-8 supplemental resource that empowers educators to bring STEM to life in their classrooms.

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Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, April 27th at 5pm edWeb Webinar: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning , Are you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin? Join the webinar at https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=HYOWPart106.

Why teachers are historically overworked & undervalued (and how to disrupt the pattern)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

And how interesting that even today, we find that men teachers often don’t stay in the classroom as long as women do. There’s also a whole bunch tied up in classroom decorations. His classroom walls are bare. She can’t afford to decorate her classroom.



EDMODO AND CLEVER ( www.edmodo.com/integrations ) & ( www.clever.com ) Edmodo announced a new partnership with Clever to give teachers, students and parents immediate access to fully rostered digital classrooms. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future").

Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of Digital Collections in Schools


Every outgoing senior class is vastly different from every incoming freshman class,” said New Canaan High School librarian Michelle Luhtala in an edWeb webinar. Increasingly digital access to books is part of classroom instruction. Another possible new development that hasn’t fully been fleshed out is the “classroom license,” which would give access to a book for six to nine months, during the school year.

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Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GlobalEd TV is a free, inclusive, and comprehensive webinar series which spotlights theories and best practices related to multiculturalism in schools and organizations all over the world.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, February 27th at 11am Creating Connected Learners Through Virtual Exchange: Assessing the Impact of Virtual Exchange , Part of a month-long webinar series co-hosted by the Exchange 2.0 Saturday, March 1st at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Google Forms in the Classrooms , Classroom 2.0 Details to join the webinar here. They''ve created a wiki space where other classrooms can share their own presentations, give feedback, and engage with her students.

ISTE10 Conference Reflection: Leadership and Cheese Cubes

The Daring Librarian

Too many scheduling conflicts.Breakfasts, Advocacy, & committee meetings during the same time as presentations and sessions. Great conversation at the Eluminate party with Steve Hargadon who has been so generous to donate a room for our TL Virtual Cafe webinar series!