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

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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.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

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See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula. an interactive collage in Scratch, a website, a mobile app, a physical computing project). See a sample letter to principal, advocacy slide deck , and additional resources.

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The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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This is really for all learners—adults as well as students—not just for those students with disabilities,” said Dr. Carol Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary District 97 (IL). Earlier, she served as a building administrator and elementary teacher, also in New Jersey.

How to reach students without internet access at home? Schools get creative

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Several public libraries in the state are providing curbside delivery of books to support the initiative, with many schools and districts offering a free book pick-up service with the help of local literacy advocacy groups.

A Tiny Microbe Upends Decades of Learning

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Blaney Elementary School in Elgin, S.C., Miami-Dade County Public Schools has distributed some 100,000 tablets and other mobile devices, and more than 11,000 smartphones that double as Wi-Fi hot spots. Volunteers from Sherrelwood Elementary School in Westminster, Colo.,

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.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES AQUIRES MOTION MATH ( www.curriculumassociates.com ) & ( motionmathgames.com ) Curriculum Associates has acquired Motion Math to further help elementary students improve their math fluency and number sense in key conceptual areas.

What’s school without grade levels?

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One recent spring afternoon, about a dozen Northern Cass students working on laptops made themselves comfortable in a large classroom with mobile furniture, beanbag pillows and a plush blue couch. “We’ve

What Students With Learning Differences Really Want Us to Know

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Middle school and elementary school were extremely challenging for me. I learned things like metacognition, self advocacy, motivation, determination, resiliency. A lot of the work that I've been doing is really mobilizing students to be a part of the conversation, have a of the table. A few weeks back, EdSurge traveled to SXSWedu to hear talks about technology and chat with educators and entrepreneurs.

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

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Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

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

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She is an Ashoka Fellow, was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders, and was winner of the Tides Foundation’s Jane Bagley Lehman award for excellence in public advocacy in 2014.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

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Kolleen Bouchane, Policy and Advocacy Director Turning Interests into Insights: Using Data Visualizations to Teach Global Issues - Ann Marie Gleeson, Ph.D., Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Tuesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

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But despite those new expectations, most school districts in the state where the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till mobilized black Americans still use textbooks that give local civil rights milestones short shrift.

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GlobalEdCon 2013 - Day Three Schedule

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The Use of Mobile Devices For The Development of Personalized Learning Environments (PLE) In The Dominican Republic (Case Study) - English Version - Alfonso Sintjago, IT Fellow, PhD Student 12:00am (Thursday) Teaching global challenges with Solution Focus to increase engagement and inspire action - Kristina Stoney, Director Today is day three of the 2013 Global Education Conference. A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5).

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Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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S ocial Justice Books (by Teaching for Change): A highly recommended resource for preschool and elementary school educators, this list of books intersects with all kinds of important cultural and social issues and will help students build perspective.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

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But many students live in threadbare mobile homes and modest, low-slung dwellings on the edge of town. Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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Carmona, Lead Contract English Instructor Student-Generated Apps for Mobile Devices – can they enhance higher levels of understanding? Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via DelawareOnline : “The first step to reducing violence among young people is to have police officers assigned to elementary and middle schools, says a coalition of state officials, education administrators and police.” Winnie is a new mobile app that, according to Techcrunch , “helps parents find family-friendly places, share their experiences.” Education Politics. “ Spending Bill Could Revive Year-Round Pell Grants.”

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