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.

AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

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. Social media has connected me with so many amazing educators since I started using it many years ago.

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Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom

Tom Murray

On Tuesday, September 12th, from 2:00-2:30 pm EST, join author and long time educator, Kristin Ziemke and me as we discuss: Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom ! More here: (Note: The webinar will be archived on the same URL after the event.). Future Ready Schools ® Invites You to a Participate in a Webinar. Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom. Register and submit questions for the webinar here.

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] ).

Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

The Web20Classroom

As a Dad and an educator I am constantly looking for the best resources to provide for them at home to supplement the learning they are doing in their schools. I want Chesney to love learning, be an explorer and tinker with things but also be a fluent user of technology.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources

Edsurge

With the continued funding challenges educators face, it’s crucial to pick an education resource that will yield the best return on investment and support learning outcomes for your district. 3P Learning works with over five million students and educators across the globe, providing online learning solutions in math, science and literacy. Ensure the resources you consider align with your district’s mission, vision and student learning objectives.

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Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

edWeb.net

Whether schools are 1:1 or still relying on computer carts, the move to online assessments creates new needs from devices to professional development to data privacy policies. Learning goals heavily influence tools and resources for assessment. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

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. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

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

edWeb.net

The edWeb webinar referenced above was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink. Super-Connected is a free professional learning community on edWeb.net for school superintendents, district leadership, and aspiring district leaders.

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5 Free Summer Professional Development Resources from ASCD

The 21st Century Principal

ASCD is offering what they call “high-impact, in-depth professional development resources” at no cost. These offerings let educators take professional learning into their hands by selecting desired areas for growth and immersing themselves in targeted learning at their own pace. ASCD’s policy page —This one-stop shop for educators interested in advocacy and education policy offers tips on how to get informed, get involved, and make a difference.

Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

edWeb.net

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. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by ClassLink and co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

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. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW presents opportunities for educators and organizations to learn from one another and share effective leadership principles, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age.