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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Showing our work on social media allows us to define for the world what happens in school libraries. I was surprised to learn on Sunday that I was nominated for the American Association of School Librarians Social Media Superstar Award in the category of Sensational Student Voice. Student voice is a main foundation of our library program. I want students to have opportunities in our library to know that their ideas and creations matter in the world.

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Week of August 29, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

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It’s a common story: the energetic principal who comes into a school, revamps the curriculum, creates innovative learning practices, and then leaves with no sustainability plan. Even before the pandemic and the shift to distance education, learning extended beyond the classroom.

Work Your Dreams Using the Top Five Leadership Competencies with Secretary of State Linda McCulloch

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In this recent edWeb.net webinar, sponsored by Girls Thinking Global, Secretary McCulloch shared her top leadership competencies, and how past experiences, good judgement, and working well with others can lead to success. one webinar attendee asked. Secretary McCulloch concluded the webinar with a few final recommendations. “I WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING. program, and help advance rural education advocacy regarding the federal No Child Left Behind law.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Upgrading infrastructure, device maintenance, and ongoing professional development, in addition to program and device costs, mean tech initiatives need permanent budget lines that take into account the total cost. 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. This edWeb webinar was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

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The edWeb webinar referenced above was hosted by CoSN and sponsored by ClassLink. For 16 years Ann led the district team that provided professional development on technology and 21st century instructional strategies to 4,000 professional educators serving 50,000 students.

The New Design for School Networks

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The edWeb webinar referenced above was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink. As a nationally recognized influential leader at one of the nation’s largest districts, she led an IT team of professionals in building the largest K-12 SMART Education Network by Design (SEND) in the nation using the most innovative, best-of-breed technologies. ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources.

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Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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During their presentation, “Online Assessment: An Evolving Landscape and New Opportunities,” they discussed the lessons they learned when they made the transition and what they would change if they could. Wright added that leaders also need to think about how online assessments can impact a school’s culture and change teaching and learning. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by ClassLink and co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. BLACKBOARD ALLY ( www.blackboard.com ) Blackboard announced that Blackboard Ally is now available for multiple learning management systems used by K-12 school districts. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their libraries.