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


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

My district made a Twitter account for every school - some admins are involved more than others - but it''s a start! Whether on ISTE, ALA, AASL, YALSA, NEA, NCATE, METC, TCEA, or your local ISTE or library affiliate?

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A letter of support


It’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries. In other areas, library programs are being cut because some tight budgets favor more pressing priorities. As this year’s School Library Month draws to an end, I thought it might help similar efforts if I shared this recent letter. Through their websites and guides, school libraries organize the information worlds of their schools. Library is not merely a place to get stuff.

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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.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, February 23rd at 3pm Library 2.0 You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Are you at a museum or do you have a gallery, library, archive, or museum on your campus? You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Library 2.0

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Makerspaces — a key element of STEM education — are popping up in classrooms and libraries across the U.S. Research from School Library Journal indicates that maker activities at elementary and middle schools increased by 4 percent from 2014 to 2017. It’s a creative space where students not only can build things, but also create things, such as a new advocacy program on a social issue. “In Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines.

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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

In September, the magazine announced it was up for sale , but it appears as though the fallout from the retracted article – the ongoing court cases, that is – might stymy efforts to sell.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via the Education Law Center : “Several New Jersey civil rights and parent advocacy organizations have filed a legal challenge to new high school graduation regulations recently adopted by the State Board of Education. ” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” Twitter announced big layoffs this week – 9% of its staff – and said it would shutter its video app Vine.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Atlantic : “The Libraries Bringing Small-Town News Back to Life.” ” Via Bitcoin Magazine : “Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain.” Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company.