ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

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For years I spent my own money as an investment in my profession going to and presenting at the ISTE conference. In contrast, the ALA conference made me feel like a redheaded stepchild. Someone once asked me at the DC ALA conference in 2007 what kind of librarian I was, I said "middle school librarian" all chirpy like & excited and she smiled condescendingly, raised her brows, and murmured dryly "how adorable."

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CUE Legislative Update – December 2018

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CUE forum for State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) Candidates: After much planning with several challenges, the CUE staff organized a public forum at the Fall CUE Conference which provided an opportunity for Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond, the two candidates for SSPI, to be interviewed and answer audience-submitted questions. News advocacy Legislative Advocacy

CUE Legislative Update – April 2019

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Save the Internet: Federal Net Neutrality Legislation introduced Press Conference: House and Senate Democratic leaders held a press conference, chaired by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on Capitol Hill to unveil legislation aimed at restoring net neutrality rules established in 2015 which were repealed by the FCC in December 2017. News Advocacy Legislative Advocacy

CUE Legislative Update – May 2019

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Save the Net Update: Federal Net Neutrality Legislation House and Senate Democratic leaders held a press conference on April 10th, chaired by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on Capitol Hill to unveil legislation aimed at restoring net neutrality rules established in 2015 which were repealed by the FCC in December 2017. News Advocacy Legislative Advocacy

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. conference events, which are designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.

Thursday Webinar - "Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques" with Dr. Sue Alman

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

online conferences, The Emerging Future (2015) and Blockchain (2018 Please consider joining us for this special Library 2.0 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) with Dr. Sue Alman , this Thursday, February 21st, 2019 , at 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. You do not need to attend the live session to purchase this webinar, but doing so allows you to participate in the Q+A. OVERVIEW: Library marketing can be effective without the expense of hiring a marketing and PR firm.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. We already have over 1,000 people registered for this event, and our mini-conferences almost always reache over 5,000 by the start date!

Two New Library 2.0 Webinars: Library Advocacy + Marketing | Coaching Skills for Managers + Supervisors | ALSO: Active Shooter Response Recording

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then, being announced today, is " Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques " with Dr. Sue Alman on February 21st. LIBRARY ADVOCACY: EVERYDAY MARKETING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES" A 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0 online conferences, The Emerging Future (2015) and Blockchain (2018). We have two new Library 2.0 Webinars coming up in February.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. conference events, which are designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide.

"Wholehearted Libraries" Mini-Conference - New Keynote Panelists Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added three new keynote panelists (see below) to our first Library 2.020 mini-conference: "Wholehearted Libraries," which will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Standard Time (click for your own time zone).

Understanding Dyslexia: Research, policy, practice and public debate by Dr. Rachael Gabriel #wsra2020

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Click here to read my notes summarizing this session at the 2020 Wisconsin State Reading Association Conference. Advocacy Leader as a Thinker Research wsraRachael Gabriel led a session on the topic of dyslexia , specifically on what we currently know and how schools should respond. How did we arrive at this point? What is research telling us? What are suggested next steps in ensuring all students receive an appropriate education?

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). He is one of TechSoup's primary presenters at conferences in the U.S.

Final Schedule - "Wholehearted Libraries" Online Mini-Conference on Tuesday, March 10th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.020 mini-conference of the year is next week: "Wholehearted Libraries," online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th , from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). The entire virtual conference is held online. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. The hidden treasure of the Global Education Conference is volunteering--you will love it!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow is our second Library 2.020 mini-conference! This mini-conference will focus on innovation and innovative thinking in rural, independent, tribal, and other small libraries--as well as the many unique challenges that they face.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

When I speak at conferences or lead workshops, one of the ideas that I try to stress to educators is the importance of showing our work. Advocacy #powerofpublicschools advocacy collaboration community facebook government Instagram libraries public school twitterCreated by Kristina Holzweiss. It’s something I’ve always believed in but my belief has strengthened each year.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference is just one week away! This mini-conference will focus on innovation and innovative thinking in rural, independent, tribal, and other small libraries--as well as the many unique challenges that they face.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added information on the accepted sessions for the second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). This web conference will explore how librarians are using open data, teaching others about it, and even creating it. In his time in Congress, Derek has been recognized by a wide variety of groups for his effectiveness and advocacy.

I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The rest of the conference was filled with great conversations about libraries and celebrating up and coming books. Advocacy awards AASL ALA award Boston conference honor leadership libraries library journal ljmover16 media specialist mover and shaker school librarian thank youI’m beyond excited to finally announce that I’m a 2016 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. This has been a very hard secret to keep for so long.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

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We run camps and conferences and professional development centered around the idea of using technology well in the classroom. Doug speaks at teaching conferences including CUE Rock Star Teacher Camps, presenting on everything from technology to teaching philosophy (or teaching The Weird Way, to use his words). Advocacy Connected Educator Education Technology Technology in Education Uncategorized edtech hoax response TIMEEDITORIAL.

Last Two Days Summer Sale | Rural Librarian Security Webinar Next Week | Emerging Technology Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

webinar recordings include: How to Handle Challenging Patrons Stress Management for Library Staff Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques Coaching Skills for Library Managers and Supervisors Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library "SECURITY FOR RURAL LIBRARIANS: STAYING SAFE AT WORK WHEN HELP IS FAR." Today and tomorrow are the last two days of the "Summer Sale on Library 2.0 Webinar Recordings." All Library 2.0

At ISTE, a State-Level Push for Smart and Secure Data-Sharing

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After urging ed-tech vendors and districts to sign pledges to support “interoperability,” an advocacy group is asking entire states to make a similar commitment. Marketplace K-12 Conferences Data Interoperability ISTE Project Unicorn SETDAThe post At ISTE, a State-Level Push for Smart and Secure Data-Sharing appeared first on Market Brief.

Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

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Barbara has been a frequent speaker at many local, state and national conferences. Advocacy Common Core Standards Education Technology eLearning Strategies Symposium Category Page Technology in Education Uncategorized alternative testing computer based learning data data collection ESSA standardized testing

Worldwide Library 2.011 Conference - Call for Presentations

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is our official call for presentations for the Library 2.011 conference, November 2 - 3, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and will be free to attend. The Library 2.011 conference will be a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. The conference strands are at the bottom of this email. Your organization can also apply to be a conference partner!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panel for our second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). This web conference will explore how librarians are using open data, teaching others about it, and even creating it. In his time in Congress, Derek has been recognized by a wide variety of groups for his effectiveness and advocacy.

MSET Conference, Colbert, Crabs, & QR Codes

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I''m putting the finishing touches on my presos for the MSET Conference , in Baltimore next week! I''m so honoured & excited to have been asked to be a featured speaker at this my "hometown" ISTE affiliate technology conference - this will be my 14th consecutive appearance - as MSET (formerly MICCA) was where I got my start speaking about my passion for educational and being an agent of change. I even convinced MSET to create a QR Code Game for the conference.

Principals Need to Know Literacy

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Instead, I should have been conferring with kids regarding what they were reading independently, as well as facilitating more book reviews and recommendations. Advocacy classroom instruction Leadership Learning Literacy Reading Reflection Becoming a Literacy Leader Jennifer AllenWhen I first became a principal at an elementary school, I thought I had the requisite knowledge to be a literacy leader.

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

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

Pam Moran on transformed school libraries

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She attends our conferences. advocacy school librarians school libraries technology Pam MoranOnce I believed that libraries were places where people went for books and reference materials. Now I believe that libraries are learning opportunities that promote pathways for people to “search, connect, communicate and make.”. Please do not miss superintendent Pam Moran’s post today about the possibilities of 21st c school libraries.

FPU Offers CUE Members Discounts on Educational Technology Masters’ Program

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In celebration of CUE’s success as well as FPU’s continued partnership in providing conference/workshop credit and the Innovative Educator Certificate, FPU is offering all active CUE members a 10 percent tuition discount on the university’s Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. CUE 40th CUE Conference CUE SparkFresno Pacific University has a gift for CUE members in honor of the education group’s 40 th anniversary.

Teaching is More Than Just a Degree – It is a Profession

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At our post-observation conference, I started by asking her how she thought she did. Advocacy classroom instruction Leadership governor of wisconsin joint finance committee teaching licenseLast night, several members of Wisconsin’s Joint Finance Committee voted poorly on many issues related to K-12 public education.

Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're in the process of adding five fascinating new sessions to the Library 2.016 mini-conference: "Privacy in the Digital Age." Shahid Buttar , Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( EFF ) on the crucial importance of libraries in the fight to protect privacy rights and intellectual freedom.