A to Z Advocacy Advice for School Leaders

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Advocacy Book Reviews advocacy Barbara R. Blackburn communications eye on education Mary Langer Thompson principals Robert Blackburn Ronald Williamson Routledge school leaders technologyTake an alphabetical tour through advocating for your school in this new book from Robert Blackburn, Barbara Blackburn and Ronald Williamson. Former principal Mary Langer Thompson shares the highlights and suggests the book can be most helpful in ed leadership classes.

Why We Should Expand Our OER Advocacy to Commercial Publishers

Iterating Toward Openness

Effective Advocacy. I coined the phrase “open content” a few months later in 1998 (rather than “free content”, which free software advocates lobbied me to use) to describe the textbooks and lecture notes and journal articles and syllabi and other materials that would be published under a new open source-style license designed for educational materials and other creative works (this is four years before the CC licenses). What would higher education do in fall 2021? Preface.

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Online Education Advocacy Group Launches as Dept. of Ed Proposes Loosening Regulations

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To advocate for and on behalf of effective online teaching and learning practices, four organizations are joining forces to establish the National Council for Online Education. Department of Education about distance learning regulations. And for-profit education in the U.S.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education appeared first on TeachThought. Education Social Media In The ClassroomThe TeachThought Podcast Ep.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education. 237 Social Media Safety, Advocacy, And Education appeared first on TeachThought. The TeachThought Podcast Ep.

New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.

Edsurge

Indeed, last week saw the launch of “ Ban Facial Recognition on Campus ,” a nationwide campaign from the nonprofit advocacy organizations Fight for the Future and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. This kind of technology has also already entered the world of education.

Broaden the E-Rate Program to Help Students Connect at Home, Says Advocacy Group

Marketplace K-12

The post Broaden the E-Rate Program to Help Students Connect at Home, Says Advocacy Group appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Coronavirus Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Federal / State Policy Funding / Budgets Mobile Devices Online / Virtual Learning Research/Evaluation

Opportunities, Coding Advocacy and Credibility

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Yesterday, I posted a series of tweets about “Hour of code” and as a result, my timeline pretty much imploded with digs about corporate initiatives taking over educational curriculum and how this was a bad one for kids because, “people have been coding with kids long before hour of code” Apparently saying that “before ‘hour of code’, schools were not universally talking about it”, is a bad thing…even if it is true…from my lens, anyway.

ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

I met amazing educators, collaborated with inspiring leaders and change agents, and ISTE honestly, changed my life! I wanted to passionately represent and advocate for librarians and school-based educators. Stir The Pot, But with Respect It''s super important to strike a balance being an education advocate, pot stirrer, and question asker, with staying professional and respectful.

2020 Education Laws and Budget Proposals to Keep an Eye On

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2020 brings new laws and budget proposals that impact education. The post 2020 Education Laws and Budget Proposals to Keep an Eye On appeared first on CUE, Inc. Legislative Advocacy NewsHere are some highlights to be aware of and to watch.

Free school library advocacy packs from Bound to Stay Bound

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ALA is offering free school library advocacy packs.Sponsored by Bound to Stay Bound Books (BTSB), the packs contain tools to spread the word about the many ways school librarians are transforming teaching and learning. They include 25 copies of a limited print edition of the digital magazine supplement AASL produced in collaboration with American Libraries , as well as an assortment of brochures from AASL’s School Library Programs Improve Student Learning advocacy series.

Virtual charter schools need “bold action” for change, says national charter school advocacy group

The Hechinger Report

The major advocacy group for public charter schools is concerned that failing online charter schools may be hurting the credibility of the movement as a whole. We think the extent of the problems call for state leaders and authorizers to take bold actions,” said Todd Ziebarth, the lead author of the report and the senior vice president for state advocacy and support for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Digital Education K-12 News

ISTE Advocacy for Education: Opportunities in Denver!

The Daring Librarian

Advocacy in Education is so important.now more than ever. The following is from Hilary Goldmann, ISTE’s Director of Government Affairs : "Once again we have a dynamic line-up of advocacy activities at ISTE2010!! Send a video letter to Congress – We will have flip cameras at the Advocacy Lounge and a script so attendees can send a video email to Congress. YouTube ISTE Advocacy Channel – We now have an ISTE Advocacy YouTube Channel !

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

Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

And to build on the momentum, and perhaps to help fashion a wider advocacy plan that we can all support. I haven''t heard from @librarytalker yet during all this week of Advocacy Tweeting & Re-Tweeting but I am hoping our Geek Tribe & friends can mobilize to get this pushed forward!" For your teaching practice, for libraries, for literacy, for education, but most importantly - for our number one priority, - our students!

TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel

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Members of Panel: Representative Scott Hochberg - Houston, TX Representative Mark Strama - Austin, TX Mr. Thomas Ratliff, State Board of Education - Mt. It is frightening how we are going to make things work under the currently released budget proposals.One size fits all education doesn''t work anymore. Everyone needs to read the new Vision for Public Education from the Visioning Institute (Available on TASA website). In public education, we have not seen this transformation.

Special education students need a whole child approach

eSchool News

million students received special education services as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In early 2020, 7.3

Letters for Libraries: Advocacy & Action!

The Daring Librarian

Commit to writing 3 emails or letters to Congress, the Department of Education, or your state legislature regarding library and other literacy funding. of Education **AskArne@ed.gov** " Improving Literacy for School Libraries will no longer be available. The FY 2011 budget absorbs this grant program, along with a variety of others, into Effective Teaching and Learning for a Complete Education. Letters for Libraries: It''s Not Just About Books.

CUE Legislative Update – August 2019

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New California Budget Allocates Increased Funding for Education and Technology Infrastructure According to Governor Newson, the 2019-2020 California Budget makes an historic investment in education for Californians, paving the path towards universal preschool, recruiting and retaining qualified educators and facilitating tuition freezes at the UC and CSU. Education leaders largely praised the education budget. News Advocacy Legislative Advocacy

New Report: Equity, Cybersecurity Top List of State Education Technology Priorities

eSchool News

As students return to another school-year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report sheds light on how state education agencies and policy-makers are adapting to an increasingly digital, post-pandemic world. state and territorial educational technology and digital learning leaders.

The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California

CUE

Over the past 40 years in California, there was a major increase, and then a recent and sudden decline, in support for educational technology. In preparing information for the 40th Anniversary of CUE (Computer Using Educators) and to document the history of legislation, policy, and funding from 1982 until 2014, it became clear that during the […]. The post The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California appeared first on OnCUE.

CUE Legislative Update – January 2019

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Tony Thurmond Becomes State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, educator and public school parent, and recent Assembly Member, took his oath of office as California’s twenty-eighth State Superintendent of Public Instruction Monday, January 7, saying that it is an honor to lead the state’s 6.2 News Advocacy Legislative Advocacy

CUE Legislative Update – September 2018

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CUE-Supported Educational Technology Resolution and Net Neutrality, and Media Literacy Legislation Passed by the California Assembly and Senate CUE Sponsored Educational Technology Resolution (ACR 268): On Thursday, August 30th ACR 268, by Assembly Members Tony Thurmond (photo), Kevin Mullin, and Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, passed the California State Assembly Floor and then on Friday, August 31st, the […]. News advocacy Legislative Advocacy net neutrality

Thurmond’s Resolution to Expand Technology for Students and Teachers Passes Committee

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SACRAMENTO – ACR 268, authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond), calls for a renewed statewide focus on resources and support for technology in K-12 education. The resolution passed out of the Assembly Education Committee with unanimous and bipartisan support. “In News advocacy Legislative Advocacy

CUE Advocates for All of Us

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Why CUE Legislative Advocacy? Because everyday students walk across busy intersections and freeway overpasses to gain access to the business and libraries that provide the free wifi connection they need in order to complete their online homework, which is becoming a standard part of the educational experience. These students need people, educators, to speak against the […]. Inspire News advocacy

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As an online educator she developed and offered a MOOC for the SJSU iSchool, and she coordinated two Library 2.0 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.

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

CUE

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 Legislative Update – June 2020

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Legislative Advocacy

New Federal Bills to Help Close the Digital Divide and Homework Gap

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Legislative Advocacy

New Federal Bills to Fund Wi-Fi Hotspots to Schools to Help Close the Homework Gap

CUE

This is especially true for students, who are being told in record numbers to use online for education at home due to Coronavirus related school closures. […]. Legislative Advocacy

The META of Greta

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News #cuechat Advocacy connected educator Creativity and Imagination CUE Conference Greta Thunberg learning pedagogy skills spring cue student agency teaching

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 As an online educator she developed and offered a MOOC for the SJSU iSchool, and she coordinated two Library 2.0 We have two new Library 2.0 Webinars coming up in February.

New Partnership Provides Texas Educators Easy Access to Critical Data

eSchool News

June 7, 2022 — NWEA — the not-for-profit, research and educational services provider serving K-12 students — in collaboration with the Region 7 Education Service Center (ESC 7) announced today a new partnership to better serve districts. Portland, Ore.,

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Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education

Digital Promise

Thanks to the successes of campaigns like the Hour of Code and this week’s Computer Science Education Week, educators, policymakers, and families around the country are realizing the value of coding and computer science in K-12 education. What is motivating their introduction into schools, and how might they change education? The implications of computational thinking stands to impact learning across ages and disciplines in K-12 education.

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

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Educational Leadership , 63 (4), 54-59. . technology advocacy equity school libraries virtual libraries websitesWhether or not we are planning for a virtual experience in September, it is clear that we need to translate our practice.

ISTELive 2022: Educators Must Push Back Against Negative Views of Ed Tech Post-Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Panelists for “Continuing Digital Equity Advocacy in the Wake of Emergency Remote Learning” at ISTE kicked off the session by recapping some of the good, bad and ugly that came out of the pandemic and affected educational technology.

Activating the Community to Support Education Innovation

Digital Promise

Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD), a member of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools , is a suburban district in Wisconsin leading some of the most advanced competency-based education (CBE) efforts in the country. Acting on this observation, she created opportunities for her teachers to speak to the board of education on their experiences and the benefits of CBE, which resonated with the community.

5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek 03.20.15 - What to Assess? Library of Congress on Pinterest, An Adult Coloring Book, A School Librarians Advocacy Video, and Who's Tracking Your Emails?

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A school librarian advocacy video from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians, worth watching. BEST school librarian advocacy video! A clever way to see who''s tracking your emails A Clever Way to Tell Which of Your Emails Are Being Tracked | @WIRED [link] #pixeltracking #Chrome extensions — Linda Lindsay (@mauilibrarian2) March 20, 2015 Got Chrome extensions on my mind for my Google for Education presentation tomorrow. ?

Communicate Effectively with Your School Board

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Communication is central to an educator's role as an advocate. Of particular importance, say the co-authors of Advocacy From A-Z, is the ability of school and teacher leaders to communicate with the school board to advocate for an issue. Articles Leadership advocacy Barbara R. These nine principles can help. Blackburn communication presentation Robert Blackburn Ronald Williamson school board school leaders

Thousands of families in special education limbo

The Hechinger Report

Eli Clark has been waiting nearly a year for their high school to complete an evaluation that would determine special education services. To Eli and Stuart, the delay suggests special education students have become a “lower priority” to the district.

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