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


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.

A Conversation About Teacher Retention With Acting Secretary of Education, John King

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I also believe that the continued support and advocacy for Edcamp -style professional development will fundamentally change how teachers connect, learn and collaborate within their schools and across districts and across the country and it will help change the culture of schools to one that trusts teachers, empowers them and taps into the shared expertise within a building. education teaching reflection edcamp Department of Education

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Digital Equity in Rural School Districts


Outside of the classroom, she is the lead organizer for Edcamp Suwannee and also co-moderates #FLedChat and #RuralEdChat each week on Twitter. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. The goal of digital equity is to ensure that all students have access to devices, high-speed internet, and opportunities to learn both in school and out.

Kidcasts: Podcasts for kiddos


Last week I enjoyed the great variety of edCamp Global sessions across a variety of platforms–Periscope, Twitter chats, and Google+ Hangouts. Hosted by Joe Rodriguez (@edtechjoe), 5th Grade teacher at The Ambassador School of Global Education in Los Angeles, the edcamp Global Kidcasts session featured Lindsey Patterson (@TumbleCast), co-host of the Tumble Science Podcasts for Kids and Kitty Felde, host and executive producer of Book Club for Kids.