ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

I also wonder why, out of 50 Library Mover & Shakers every year, Library Journal magazine (and I''m a grateful recipient of that award , mind!), AASL Advocacy ALA common core conference infographic ISTE profession professional professionalism spoon twitter

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

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What’s wrong with this picture?

Reading By Example

One text we can all agree on to read is Highlights Magazine. Here was the magazine’s reply: We don’t provide answers for these scenes because what seems silly to one person may not seem silly to another. Assessment Leadership Advocacy accountability Highlights Magazine testing Every night, my wife and/or I read aloud to our kids, ages six and eight.

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

NeverEndingSearch

We toured only two of those databases and I watched as jaws dropped. They explored EBSCO’s Student Research Center, with its available full-text access to magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, primary sources, video, and more.

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.

Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

CUE

And even more rarely does it get the title “Hoax” hung on it by a major magazine. Advocacy Connected Educator Education Technology Technology in Education Uncategorized edtech hoax response TIMEEDITORIAL.

Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

However, we must not lose sight of the third element that comprises this concept, and that is advocacy. Image credit: [link] While voice and choice are more aligned with ownership of learning in the classroom, advocacy aligns with improving the school or district culture.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Read a book, blog, or magazine. Hello World magazine from the Raspberry Pi Foundation (a magazine on computing and digital making for educators by educators). See a sample letter to principal, advocacy slide deck , and additional resources.

A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

We ensure that when they ask questions, they exploit rich search toolkits that include high quality databases and ebooks and that they can evaluate sources that include blogs and tweets and magazines and newspapers and wikis, as well as scholarly journals and primary sources and media of all sorts. advocacy school librarians school librariesIt’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ). If you go to their website in the Shownotes, you can download a magazine that they have. What’s great about this magazine is they lead with this concept called CS, which stands for computer science, plus X.

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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.

Students take their future into their own hands on climate change activism

The Hechinger Report

The decisions that affect the land that we live on are made behind closed doors,” Watford told Essence magazine. People thought of our fight to stop the incinerator cute after school hobby,” Watford told Time magazine in 2016. “It

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Drooling Over Google Draw

EdTechTeam

Students are absolutely flourishing with the innovative ways that Google Draw can be used to demonstrate their learning—from character portraits, to magazine covers, to landscape paintings—Google Draw can truly do it all.

Some colleges and universities are bringing the classroom to the workplace

The Hechinger Report

It’s a good way to bridge the gap between what students learn and what employers say they need them to know, said Maria Flynn, president and CEO of the advocacy group Jobs for the Future.

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

Support for charters in 2020 election comes with a price

The Hechinger Report

Organizations such as the charter school advocacy group Families for Excellent Schools have orchestrated statewide campaigns using dark money to influence state ballots to increase the number of charter schools, hiding who’s actually behind the movement. At a campaign rally in Atlanta for Sen.

AV Technology Wins the 2018 Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Media Brand, Overall Editorial Excellence

techlearning

This award is the perfect capstone to her remarkable tenure at the helm of the magazine, and a consummate reward for her tireless efforts in growing the publication over the past decade.

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

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 He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines. 5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

Looking Back on Build Your Business Radio

The Hechinger Report

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.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

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.

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. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Austin, TX, Feb.

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. Department of Education) and Parents magazine.

Weekend Reading: Hurricane Matthew Edition

ProfHacker

“Every single trip begins with walking,” says Gil Penalosa, founder of the livable cities advocacy group 8 80 Cities. ” by Corby Kummer at the New York Times Magazine.

More Students Are Becoming Activists. Teachers Can Help Strengthen Their Voice.

Edsurge

In our summer program, my colleague Aidan Smith adapted research from her book, “Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency,” into a workshop that prompted students to analyze family portraits of presidential candidates on People magazine covers from the 1950’s to today. Smith trained our high school students in theories and practices of effective advocacy, from coalition-building to crafting persuasive calls to action.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

Republican platform for higher ed: Less red tape and less money

The Hechinger Report

The education advocacy group the Committee for Education Funding, which opposes the cuts, calculates that they would reduce Pell spending by $78 billion over 10 years. “An Student advocacy groups oppose the funding changes. Past is prologue. Convention coverage.

What We Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Education Secretary

Edsurge

She supports charter school expansion : DeVos and her husband established the Great Lakes Education Project , an advocacy group for school choice that was instrumental in getting Michigan to abandon plans to regulate charter schools earlier this year. Steve Silberman, author and writer for Wired Magazine, tweeted , “Trump's pick of billionaire Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary is a direct assault on public education.”. President-elect Donald J.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

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

eSchool News

One educator even contributed excerpts of his how-to article from the February 2016 issue of Tech & Learning magazine.”. Travis Rink, an assistant high school principal who also manages Boxlight’s global training as the educator advocacy leader.

?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. It’s no small feat making Forbes “30 Under 30” roundup, which in 2017 boasts an acceptance rate of less than 4 percent. Shots at getting into Stanford and Harvard are both higher.)

"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?

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

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.