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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This event will bridge the conversations about learning that are taking place in schools, libraries, museums, work places, and home learning worlds. Monday, March 3rd at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe: Breaking Down Library Walls , Learn how to use Google Hangout and Edmodo and more to break down the library walls and connect with other people from around the world. shares the guidelines, rules, and reflective activities associated with this exercise.

Leading a District Effectively During an Unprecedented School Year

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The priorities included having multiple scenarios for school openings and closings, based on evolving CDC guidelines and COVID infection rates, and continued development of the district infrastructure needed to handle them. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Rather than using their school buses to bring students to schools, the district turned its buses into mobile service providers that could deliver meals and other types of support to students, while also serving as internet connection hotspots. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Using CoSN’s blueprint for smart IT decisions as a guideline, the three superintendents explained how to align priorities, and balance choice with cost and outcomes to creative sustainable programs. Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools is currently ranked first in the nation by the National School Boards Association for its digital conversion that includes providing a mobile device for every student in K-12 as well as shifting most back-office storage functions to the cloud.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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CODE.ORG ADVOCACY COALITION ( advocacy.code.org ) Since January 2018, 20 states have passed legislation and funded $49 million to expand access to and diversity in K-12 computer science, according to the Code.org Advocacy Coalition, a group of over 60 industry, non-profit, and advocacy organizations working together to make computer science a fundamental part of K-12 education.

A Tiny Microbe Upends Decades of Learning

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This disparity in home computer and internet access, dubbed the “homework gap,” was a slow-burning problem for most districts in the days when schools were in session and students could get online at libraries, after-school programs, coffee shops and other community gathering spots. 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.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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March for Our Lives : Formed in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, March for Our Lives has mobilized young people to end the epidemic of gun violence. Games, apps, and tools Best Government and Civics Websites and Games (by Common Sense Education): These resources are perfect for showing students the history of social justice struggles, and connecting them to modern opportunities for advocacy.