Free school library advocacy packs from Bound to Stay Bound

NeverEndingSearch

ALA is offering free school library advocacy packs.Sponsored by Bound to Stay Bound Books (BTSB), the packs contain tools to spread the word about the many ways school librarians are transforming teaching and learning. The BTSB-sponsored advocacy packs are available free of charge. (A

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

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Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians: Responses, reflections, and resources

NeverEndingSearch

While she learned to navigate and understand the value of her library’s network of databases, she knows that many kids don’t even know what a database is. Effective use of these e-resources requires time to learn how to navigate and search each one.

What schools stand to learn from a generation of youth activists

The Christensen Institute

Time Magazine ’s 2019 Person of the Year profile paints a portrait of Greta Thunberg, one of the most well-known members of a new generation of youth activists. How can we learn from the motivations of student activists to improve students’ in-school experiences?

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

CUE

And even more rarely does it get the title “Hoax” hung on it by a major magazine. And while he cites data that claims technology hurts scores, it’s not hard to find data that says technology helps scores and student learning. EDITORIAL.

Discovering Interests, Igniting Passions, and Amplifying Student Voice

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m not really sure how we decided it, but we decided to try magazines. I don’t really subscribe to magazines any more in the library, but we have all of the Ranger Rick, Zoobooks, Sports Illustrated, etc that we’ve subscribed to through the years.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL - Episode 8 Today, "Home as a Place for Learning" #reinventingschool

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This week, REINVENTING.SCHOOL explores an increasingly common practice--home as a place for learning, and in some cases, as a physical replacement for a physical school facility. GWS was the nation’s first periodical about learning without going to school, started by Holt in 1977.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Code.org has created a great compilation of resources for how students can continue learning. There are a number of excellent online learning opportunities designed specifically for educators. Read a book, blog, or magazine.

A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

Our mission is to transform teaching and learning. School librarians scout and evaluate emerging technologies and introduce them to the entire learning culture, often leading a school’s professional development efforts. School librarians build collections to support formal and informal learning across grade levels and disciplines, curating tools for information discovery, organization, synthesis and creative communication. advocacy school librarians school libraries

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School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

In terms of young women, school counselors and really all educators can help young women and really all of our students learn more about computer science and technology by thinking about how it intersects with every area of interest. It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ).

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?Forbes “30 Under 30” Education Leaders to Learn From in 2017

Edsurge

The magazine’s “30 Under 30” list, which highlights young leaders in fields such as technology, music and healthcare, added education to the list in 2013 and since then has grown from nearly 90 nominations in 2014 to more than 450 last year. BrainStation founder Jason Field (27) was given the honor for his blended-learning-based coding school, which reaches nearly 25,000 learners throughout the Americas. Alec Whitters (29), CEO of Higher Learning Technologies.

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

techlearning

28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine. will be featured in the March issue of Tech & Learning. Austin, TX, Feb.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

In my other life, I'm a poet, I'm a writer… I do freelance work, through different magazines, and had a poetry book come out less than a year ago. But I, for example, have followed and learned from a lot of black feminists on Twitter over the past several years, and it has pushed my thinking around issues of intersectionality, queerness, blackness, femininity and gender, and how we think about the relationship again between all these things.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

What does Virtual Reality have to offer to the learning process? If you want to learn more about Virtual Reality check out. And our teachers, in terms of being able to exercise that creative juice, that it lets them really explore learning in a way that gets at passions of teachers.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

But one of the things that I’ve really learned is that everybody has the potential to change something tomorrow. The next thing you know, you’ve actually shifted an entire culture around what learning really means.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Students can co-create curriculum and their classrooms with teachers for powerful learning experiences. Learn how students are teaching each other drone piloting and other examples from Albemarle County, Virginia with Superintendent Pam Moran. Learn more at coolcatteacher.com/guide.

On the importance of making a (reopening) plan

NeverEndingSearch

Eliminating school library programs and certified school librarian positions deprive students of rich learning opportunities, jeopardize academic and reading achievement, and perpetuate educational inequities. With online learning so essential, we are the last person you should cut.

Drooling Over Google Draw

EdTechTeam

With the help of Google Draw students have been empowered to represent their learning in a variety of dynamic and creative ways. Learning has become so much more than paragraph writing, novel question sets, or worksheets.

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

From Testing to Triumphant Learning with Pam Moran. You can change the dominant pedagogy from teaching at the teaching wall to more project based work or activity based and inquiry focused learning.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

Some colleges and universities are bringing the classroom to the workplace

The Hechinger Report

Among other subjects, the students here take courses in sociology, psychology, English composition, science and math — all at the site of the kind of business where the principles they learn in the classroom and from textbooks can be put into practice. “We That’s when you really learn.”.

Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, September 15th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Sam Chaltain, DC-based writer and education activist, on his new book Faces of Learning: 50 Powerful Stories of Defining Moments in Education.

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Thomas School has built two dedicated spaces to bolster STEM education, and plans to build a two-floor, state-of-the-art learning space called the Center for Leadership Innovation by 2020. Thomas School Dedicates Space to Bolster STEM Learning. The center’s first floor will provide flexible learning spaces, including a Skype room for video conferencing with outside experts, a quiet zone for research and a talking zone with soft furniture for group work and discussions.

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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

This is not to say that the mobile medium provides a better learning experience ; however, students' work schedules often prohibit them from dedicated time in front of a stationary computer. Students need to have an option to reply where they can briefly indicate why they were absent and, if they are in crisis, be automatically redirected to on-campus (ex: counselling center) and neighborhood assistance (immigration advocacy).

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Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching

edWeb.net

A decorated educator of 21 years, Monica has received honors and awards from a wide variety of organizations for her leadership, advocacy, and classroom instruction. Medha Tare has more than ten years of experience conducting applied research in the learning sciences.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Student outcomes and budget management: Basically, this means schools need to balance their learning goals and desired impact on the students and teachers with a realistic budget. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

Looking Back on Build Your Business Radio

The Hechinger Report

Permit me to reminisce about some of the highlights, and then share with you what I’ve learned. Tim Sullivan , formerly with the SBA Office of Advocacy and the Bipartisan Policy Center, but more recently represented the U.S. Magazine’s column Street Smarts.

Should we test all 2-year-olds for autism?

The Hechinger Report

The series was produced by The Hechinger Report and Columbia Journalism School’s Teacher Project , nonprofit news organizations focused on education coverage, in partnership with Slate Magazine. He learns how to perform daily activities, like sharing meals and keeping tantrums in check.

A guide for how to select the best tech tools for your school

eSchool News

The technology plan should guide district actions each year while remaining flexible and responsive to changes in learning needs and new technology innovations. One educator even contributed excerpts of his how-to article from the February 2016 issue of Tech & Learning magazine.”.

"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Patrick Farenga is a leading and unique authority on homeschooling, bringing more than 30 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help parents and children learn in their own ways. Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Journal, National Public Radio, PC World Magazine, and many other news outlets. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling. Farenga continues Holt’s work and published Growing Without Schooling magazine (GWS) from 1985 until it stopped in 2001.

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Journal, National Public Radio, PC World Magazine, and many other news outlets. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. Tomorrow is our second Library 2.020 mini-conference!

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Journal, National Public Radio, PC World Magazine, and many other news outlets. Jennifer’s background includes over 10 years working for OCLC where she honed her skills in library advocacy, marketing and public relations. Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference is just one week away!

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling. GWS was the nation’s first periodical about learning without going to school, started by Holt in 1977.