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What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

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Jivani had jump started a career in self-care advocacy. Facebook and The International Society for Technology in Education, or ISTE, organized the event as part of their work with DigCitCommit, a campaign to promote digital citizenship.

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. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

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

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A delegation of educators traveled to Washington D.C. 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. CETPA Board Treasurer Peter Skibitzki and Ruthmary Cradler of Educational Support Systems further enhanced California’s representation. . Officials from the Office of Education Technology at the U.S. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

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

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A delegation of educators traveled to Washington D.C. 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. CETPA Board Treasurer Peter Skibitzki and Ruthmary Cradler of Educational Support Systems further enhanced California’s representation. . Officials from the Office of Education Technology at the U.S. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

Museums, libraries win grants for youth to enhance online learning, community

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Sixteen museums, libraries and nonprofit institutions have been awarded a total of $150,000 to engage young people in the development of apps, badges, curricula and other tools that will make the online experience more civil, safe and empowering. included libraries, community organizations, advocacy groups, museums, non-profits, cultural organizations, youth-serving institutions, and arts organizations.

A letter of support

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It’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries. In other areas, library programs are being cut because some tight budgets favor more pressing priorities. As this year’s School Library Month draws to an end, I thought it might help similar efforts if I shared this recent letter. We curate new forms of digital texts. As it continues to shift, school librarians teach and model strategies for digital workflow.

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Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

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28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. Impero, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software to schools, showcased the newest version of Education Pro (v6.3) Impero Education Pro v6.3 Impero Education Pro does both of these. New features of Impero Education Pro (v6.3) Austin, TX, Feb.

Acceptable Risk

Reading By Example

The local public library was also on hand, encouraging everyone to sign up for their summer reading challenge. Blogging, social media, and other forms of digital communications are becoming a necessary part of an educator’s life. Pundits criticize schools as failing, knowing that the educators in those schools will most likely not respond. As you make plans for the next school year, put “digital presence” on the top of your list of goals.

Acceptable Risk

Reading By Example

The local public library was also on hand, encouraging everyone to sign up for their summer reading challenge. Blogging, social media, and other forms of digital communications are becoming a necessary part of an educator’s life. Pundits criticize schools as failing, knowing that the educators in those schools will most likely not respond. As you make plans for the next school year, put “digital presence” on the top of your list of goals.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

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The discussions shouldn’t focus on denying technology, though, said Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist, White Oak ISD, TX in the edWebinar “ Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World.” ” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.

The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

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Dr. Barbara Stripling, Professor Emerita, Syracuse University, and former ALA President, describes the history and goals of the project that builds on an earlier version developed by school librarians in 2009 under the auspices of the Office of Library Services and its former Director, Dr. Stripling. The lesson plan template makes use of drop-down menus for the AASL National School Library Standards.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

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Walters, of London, brings the wealth of knowledge and expertise he has acquired during his more than 40 years in the global education marketplace to Impero as it enters into a new phase of growth. Walters is also chairman of EdComs, the UK’s largest communications and marketing agency specializing in education, and CABI, a UK-based intergovernmental organization that supports subsistence and small-holding farmers around the world.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

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The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. Learn how Buncee allows teachers to create and customize lessons focused on historical primary sources for their classroom allowing students to work at their own pace through carefully crafted, interactive digital lessons that support natural differentiation, collaboration, and the ultimate student-centered classroom.

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

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Monday, April 27th at 10pm WLMA: Google+ Hangout + #WLMAchat , Topics to be discussed include our recent WSSLIT school library impact report, legislative successes and advocacy, the teaming up of Washington state's school and public library associations, school and public library collaborations and other topics of interest to the K12 teacher-librarians. Library 2.015 Spring Summit: This Week! Penelope Trunk Education Does This Impact Student Learning?

Impero Software Partners with Mental Health America to Help Identify Mental Health Concerns in Schools

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Through the partnership, MHA will help Impero build its new keyword library, which contains terms specific to mental health issues. MHA will also help Impero further develop its keyword libraries relating to suicide, self-harm and eating disorders. Schools use Impero’s Education Pro software to monitor students’ activity while they are using devices on the school network. Impero works with partner organizations to develop the keyword libraries.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. CENTRALREACH PK-12 ( www.centralreach.com/industry/pk-12-education ) CentralReach launches CentralReach PK-12, a collaborative and data-driven software for special education. The software helps schools foster communication and coordination of instruction and care for students in special education programs.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking. But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on. Educators.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools. ClassPad.net helps kids brush up on their math skills all year-round by offering digital scratch paper students can use to help them solve problems.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library. Alternative Education ? Digital Citizenship ? Educational Technology ? Hacking Your Education ? Higher Education ? Libraries and Librarians ? Math Education ? Music Education ? Positive Education ? Strengths-based Education ?

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Global Education Conference Call For Proposals Opens May 1st! We''re excited to announce that the fifth annual Global Education Conference call for proposals is now open! Don''t forget that we''ll be at ISTE in Atlanta on June 28th hosting Global Education Day

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Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Deep Dive: Educating for Democracy (by the Teaching Channel): Developed in partnership with UC Riverside's Civic Engagement Research Group, this series of videos (featuring real students and teachers) and associated lesson materials is backed by research and sure to inspire.