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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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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

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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

The SLIDE Study: A chat with Deb Kachel (Part 2)

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For example, one of the things that we learned was that the majority of Hispanic school districts are twice as likely not to have school libraries as the majority non-Hispanic districts. Districts are also eliminating library clericals and paraprofessionals at alarming rates.

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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.

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

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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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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. 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. As you make plans for the next school year, put “digital presence” on the top of your list of goals.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product ? Impero Education Pro ? at ISTE 2018

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The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

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.

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

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Automatically updated keyword libraries, if desired, giving schools instant access to the latest versions. Impero’s keyword library now includes over 20,000 keywords, abbreviations, phrases and URLs, developed with organizations, such as the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and SafeBAE and using the Internet Watch Foundation’s illegal content list. Austin, TX, Feb.

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 also has extensive experience in the non-profit sector including as chair of Book Aid International, a charity that equips libraries in sub-Saharan African countries with textbooks and readers. In addition to providing software to schools, Impero is also supports for digital citizenship education in schools. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

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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. By adding in a variety of content and multimedia, Buncees can be used to foster creativity, develop critical thinking and digital citizenship skills, and engage students.

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. Impero works with partner organizations to develop the keyword libraries. In addition to the partnership with MHA, Impero also supports digital citizenship education in schools.

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. 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. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their libraries.

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

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Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library. Digital Citizenship ? Libraries and Librarians ? Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week. We have several sessions each day, with (lots) more coming ( and that could include you! ). A current list is below.

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. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Learn how to collect and share data that connects your library to student learning. How does your library manage digital collections?

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Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Digital Civics Toolki t (by the Civic Engagement Research Group): Created by the same researchers behind Deep Dive: Educating for Democracy, this toolkit offers easy-to-implement conversation starters (among other resources) for activating students' passion for civics and democracy.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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! For additional information, take a look at our digital flyer.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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It’s also an opportunity – surprise, surprise – for lots of folks to try sell us some sort of “digital literacy” product.). So Google and Facebook – and a whole raft of other companies – have decided to get into the “digital literacy” business. Google launched a “Be Internet Awesome” digital citizenship campaign.