Launching Future Ready Librarians

NeverEndingSearch

The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Are you future ready?

NeverEndingSearch

The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Future Ready Librarians launch

NeverEndingSearch

The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Is your library going Future Ready too?

eSchool News

Modern librarians can take charge in making their schools Future Ready. Ed note : This is the first in a series of columns from digital library expert Mark Ray discussing the changing role of librarians and the Future Ready Schools initiative.

Framework: Future Ready’s Transformation Framework

Edsurge

Launched in 2015, Future Ready Schools ®, a collaboration of over 60 national and regional organizations, led by the Alliance for Excellent Education , lays out a framework for change and provides a myriad of free tools and resources, as well as support for district and school-based leaders. At the heart of the Future Ready Framework is the learner.

8 ways schools can become truly Future Ready

eSchool News

Being Future Ready is about more than just signing a pledge or attending an event. The backbone of the project is a short pledge superintendents take confirming their commitment to enlightened digital learning and advocacy (about 2,000 superintendents have signed it so far).

Future Ready summit tackles how to plan for tomorrow’s ed tech

eSchool News

A recent regional summit brought superintendents together to discuss the future of education. Despite a focus on using technology to prepare for education’s future, discussions about specific devices or applications were completely absent.

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) & Future Ready Schools (FRS). Connect: www.all4ed.org , @all4ed | www.futureready.org , @FutureReady. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.

Learn how the Alliance for Excellent Education can help you and your students! | @All4ed

TeacherCast

The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington based advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are ready for success in college. Show Topics * The Alliance for Excellent Education * 4th Annual Digital Learning Day * What is Future Ready?

Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom

Tom Murray

Future Ready Schools ® Invites You to a Participate in a Webinar. Tom Murray , Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education. Please join Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. Blog Amplify Digital Learning Future Ready Schools Kristin ZiemkeFrom coast to coast, U.S.

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. Founded with a single mission of closing the gender gap in technology, the organization is working to create a dynamic pipeline of future female engineers. Organization: Future of Privacy Forum (FPF).

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8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about

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Focus: EdTech Access and Advocacy. FRS (Future Ready Schools). Future ready here specifically refers to high school learners who can leverage technology for better career and higher education options. Focus: Digital Learning Advocacy and Research.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. I’m just not ready.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

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The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. Shannon Miller-Name That Future Ready Librarian Wedge-3PM. You will have a chance to work on your brand and advocacy efforts too!

Framing the Personalized Learning Discussion from Tom Driscoll

EdTechTeacher

Despite the long history of advocacy for student-centered learning, PL has been one of the more elusive reform efforts to actually define. Learn more about what Tom is doing with teachers by following him on Twitter: @Mr_Driscoll.

5 Ways to Bring Financial Literacy into Any School

The CoolCatTeacher

If a school claims that it’s “future ready” and they’re not giving every student access to financial literacy, they can just stop pretending that they’re future ready. Because if you’re not ready to manage money, you’re not ready for your future.

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Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

Ray heads up Future Ready Librarians, part of Future Ready Schools — a network for sharing education technology solutions, which is sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington, D.C.-based based education advocacy group. “It

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

She was selected to participate in the Future Ready Superintendent Briefing with the U.S. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star

The Daring Librarian

Consider, another word for branding is advocacy. Is your library and program focused on: lifelong reading and literacy, creativity, constructivist learning, making, is it future ready, brain centered, participatory, transparent, positive, and becoming a vibrant and active learning commons?