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. These advocacy efforts in K-12 schools, she adds, may have influenced the new college campaign.

Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

The CoolCatTeacher

She oversees advocacy efforts for the CMA Foundation at the state and federal level, which includes working with more than a dozen community partners to elevate the cause. For over six years, Kerns filled various roles in special events and development.

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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. The work of Denise Hardoy, middle school science teacher and CUE member, from San Antonio Elementary School in Lockwood was highlighted.

Join Us for the 5th Annual Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This was the beginning of an annual event that is now in its 5th iteration. This year, our event will take place on November 30th from 1:30PM-2:30PM EST. We will feature students from: David C. Barrow Elementary in Athens, GA (facilitated by Andy Plemmons).

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

CUE

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. The work of Denise Hardoy, middle school science teacher and CUE member, from San Antonio Elementary School in Lockwood was highlighted.

Our 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was a Success!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

During a smackdown, we hold a Youtube Live event where students and authors in multiple states book talk as many picture books as possible across 45-60 minutes. Barrow Elementary in Athens, GA. The 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was held on November 29, 2018.

Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Launch National Event that Connects Students with Real-World Stories of Loss, Triumph and Learning at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic

techlearning

The immersive virtual event will also introduce students to the science behind addiction and underscore the impact of the opioid epidemic in communities that have been hardest hit. Operation Prevention efforts have expanded through the Operation Prevention Pledge – which brings together educators, advocacy organizations, businesses, think-tanks, and social impact groups – to encourage millions more young people to learn about the science behind addiction.

Racial Injustice: Teaching Resources

Catlin Tucker

The resources are organized by: Early childhood/elementary Middle school/high school Black Lives Matter 13 Guiding Principles. It has a collection of creative and artistic activities for kids, including an advocacy poem, talking points for families, and collage activity.

Racial Injustice: Teaching Complex Issues

Catlin Tucker

The resources are organized by: Early childhood/elementary Middle school/high school Black Lives Matter 13 Guiding Principles. It has a collection of creative and artistic activities for kids, including an advocacy poem, talking points for families, and collage activity.

Betsy DeVos on Teacher Vouchers, Walkouts and Being Clickbait

Edsurge

This represents change only for those people who want to make a change,” she said, adding that schools can choose between using that money to fund elementary, secondary or pre-K programs (though that last one is up for debate ). Do you support them in that advocacy as well?”

Home Libraries and Summer Reading

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Evan Bush, head children’s librarian, sang songs, told stories, and highlighted the numerous events happening at the public library this summer. Advocacy Book News summer reading community crowdfunding first book grant home library interest public library readers advisory survey

Home Libraries and Summer Reading

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Evan Bush, head children’s librarian, sang songs, told stories, and highlighted the numerous events happening at the public library this summer. Advocacy Book News summer reading community crowdfunding first book grant home library interest public library readers advisory survey

Graduate Programs Suspended Due to Cuts in Higher Education in Wisconsin

Reading By Example

In a time when schools and districts need good administrators more than ever, these events come across as short-sighted and ignorant. I have repeatedly invited my representatives to come for a visit to our elementary school. Advocacy Assembly Bill 1 cuts funding government UW-System I have been a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, off and on, for the past ten years. I earned my masters in school administration through UW-Superior in 2005.

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

Community Engagement and Advocacy. For instance, Indian Prairie School District held a four-hour Maker Day to garner community support for computational thinking and maker learning in elementary schools. After the events, parents had a better understanding of why the district was implementing maker learning and coding as early as kindergarten.

A Teacher’s Guide to Toxic Stress in the Classroom

Waterford

2] This can refer to any stressful or traumatic event that occurs during childhood, such as health issues, loss of a loved one, community violence, and abuse or neglect.[4] The Science of Early Life Toxic Stress for Pediatric Practice and Advocacy.

#FactFriday: It’s Computer Science Education Week!

ExcelinEd

Learn how your state can expand access to high-quality computer science education to unlock lifelong opportunities for students at ExcelinEd.org/ITCS and Advocacy/Code.org. Visit [link] and learn more about Hour of Code events around the world!

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

McGavock Elementary, where Dr. Marczak served as principal, earned Reward status by being one of the top 10% elementary schools in the state of Tennessee in 2012. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

The Challenges of Broadband Access in Rural Schools

edWeb.net

He frequently reaches out to them and invites them to school events and constantly nurtures those relationships. in elementary education from the University of Virginia. Tim regularly presents and leads professional development at state and national events.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. Formed in 1992, CoSN works to provide its members with the management, community building, and advocacy tools to be technology leaders in today’s schools.

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Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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Amesse Elementary at Denver Public Schools. Amesse Elementary. He likens these practices to taking away students’ encyclopedias, through which they find knowledge and begin to make choices that will lead to advocacy for others and for themselves.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. Kelley is superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, a PreK–8 public school system in Oak Park, IL, with 6,150 students.

SEL: A Leadership Roundtable

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It was run by our elementary school guidance counselor. They have chosen to measure the following skills: growth mindset, academic self-efficacy, interpersonal skill, self-regulated learning, enlisting social resources, self-advocacy, problem solving, and belonging.

Short on financial knowledge, some school districts get bad deals on bonds

The Hechinger Report

In 2013, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined a Missouri-based underwriting firm $200,000 for “improperly gifting” more than 2,000 tickets to sporting events. Art teacher Dawn Kohles instructs Antonia Elementary School students in a basement classroom in Imperial, Missouri.

To teach, protect and serve

The Hechinger Report

In a survey conducted by Educators for Excellence, a teacher-led advocacy group, gun violence ranked as teachers’ No. Lockdown instructions posted in Nivia Vizurraga’s elementary school classroom. She currently teaches K-5 special education at an elementary school in Reseda, California.

Orientation Inspiration 2017

NeverEndingSearch

Andy Plemmons and the Barrow (GA) Elementary faculty and staff are talking with their Barrow Buddies about what inspires them, how they hope they inspire you, and a few special pieces of trivia on this Flipgrid board.

What the Teacher Strikes Can Teach Students About the History of the Labor Movement

MindShift

Teachers need to be careful not to engage in any explicit political advocacy in the classroom. Keeping Up With Current Events. For younger kids, you might look to the list of additional resources for elementary kids in this lesson plan.

The overlooked power of Zuckerberg-backed learning program lies offline

The Hechinger Report

Shelby Villegas, sixth grade math teacher at Whispering Wind Academy Elementary School in Phoenix. Shelby Villegas, a sixth grade math teacher at Whispering Wind Academy Elementary School in Phoenix, is in her third year with Summit.

In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

The Hechinger Report

Of those who do enroll at universities on the island, fewer than half earn degrees, even after six years , the advocacy group Excelencia in Education reports, compared to more than 58 percent of college students nationwide.

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This event is hosted by ASCD and GlobalEd Events. This professional learning event includes thought-provoking practitioner and expert panelists, student speakers, and an interactive design thinking challenge on "How can schools cultivate a culture of changemaking?"

The silence of school leaders on climate change

The Hechinger Report

But after attending an advocacy event in Washington two years later, and hearing that the U.S. Here, he visits third graders at Baywood Elementary School in Los Osos, California, in the San Luis Coastal Unified School District, where he serves as a board member.

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than the nearby district schools

The Hechinger Report

The guide also noted that starting in elementary school, all students take Spanish, art and music classes. She enrolled her daughter, Nevaeh, in pre-K at Greensboro Elementary School just as Lake Oconee Academy was getting off the ground.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! We currently have 10 keynotes and 130 regular sessions scheduled over the course of three days.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

She was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, in Yazoo County, and now teaches there, at Bentonia Gibbs Elementary. In earlier grades, students are supposed to learn how Mississippians contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and the events that happened here.

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Reading Role Models: Why They Matter for Boys

Fractus Learning

But I don’t see my advocacy as a zero-sum game. Kids whose parents discussed movies, books and current events with them did better in reading, and when parents talked to their kids about complicated social issues, kids also enjoyed reading more.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

The report is always a big deal in technology circles – “a tech industry event in its own right,” as Wired’s Steven Levy put it in 2012 – and many publications and pundits dutifully cover Meeker’s observations, often adding very little analysis of their own.