TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel


For an additional take on this event from someone else who also live blogged it, you can visit this post from Bryan Doyle. Shakespeare is free if you have an iPad. Notes from TCEA 2011 Panel. The speakers words flowed fast and I caputred/paraphrased them as accurately as I could. Members of Panel: Representative Scott Hochberg - Houston, TX Representative Mark Strama - Austin, TX Mr. Thomas Ratliff, State Board of Education - Mt.

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


and world history events. 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.


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Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

The CoolCatTeacher

Previous Shows Relating to This Topic Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning Making Music with iPads and #edtech Tiffany Kerns – Bio as submitted A common thread throughout Tiffany Kerns’ career has been her dedication to creating meaningful change and advocacy for nonprofit organizations. For over six years, Kerns filled various roles in special events and development.

Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

And so, yes, I’ve kind of started very quickly after accepting the award for Instructional Technologist of the Year, then TCEA – as many of our state affiliates has a strong advocacy arm for educational opportunities here in Texas. Brianna: So Carl is also the godfather of iPad Palooza. So iPad Palooza does – in place of having a single headline keynote event at the beginning of the festival – have a series of mini-keynotes.

Buncee is headed to FETC19


Fill out this form for an emailed schedule of events & to connect with the Buncee Team @FETC. . With creative advocacy and branding, you can bring your library story to life, while leading within your school community and throughout the world like never before. In this workshop, Shannon McClintock Miller will share advocacy and branding ideas and strategies designed to empower you to share your library story, goals, and vision in memorable, effective, and valuable ways.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. An early adopter of iPads Jennifer remains dedicated to using technology in schools for a social purpose.

#ISTE13 - San Antonio Highlights & FUN!

The Daring Librarian

Here are some ISTE San Antonio events I''m excited about and some highlights: SUNDAY - June 23 1:30 – 3:00p.m. Member Networking Fair, Tower View Lobby -- Visit All 25 SIGs, Affiliates, Advocacy/ETAN, Young Educator Network, and other member communities who will showcase their activities and recruit new members. ALSO check out the ISTE EpicYEN Social Event Monday night! ISTEBoard - Board Linkage Event Bloggers Cafe (outside room 208) Join us!

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

In earlier grades, students are supposed to learn how Mississippians contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and the events that happened here. But, while Alabama earned an A after revamping its standards, eighth-ranked Mississippi earned a C from the advocacy group, which rates state standards for inclusion of leaders, groups, events, history, opposition and tactics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

But as Inside Higher Ed reports later in the week : “In the latest development in an eventful saga, Ashford University on Wednesday announced that it is closer to preserving access to Post–9/11 GI Bill benefits.” “ Are iPads and laptops improving students’ test scores? (National) Education Politics. “Who Is Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks New York Magazine. “And how did she get to be head of our schools.”


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” I can’t think of a better place to ask that question than a corporate event, can you. “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Via Campus Technology : “Report: iPad , Mac Use Growing in Higher Ed.” ” iPad use?! Education Politics.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Steve Jobs wouldn’t let his kids have iPads. It’s now become a way in which educational events, organizations, and institutions dole out funding for projects. In 2011, Barber went to work for Pearson as its Chief Education Advisor, continuing his advocacy for competition, data collection, measurements, and standards-based reforms. The iPad would solve that,” he said. Edsurge told its version of events for the past decade’s worth of ed-tech, and I told mine.