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. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics. 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. The final “winners” in each category will be announced in a webinar on April 27 for School Library Month. Advocacy awards Library AASL appreciation award librarians libraries professional learning network show your work social media student voice

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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] ).

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.

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

edWeb.net

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.

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. Every parent wants their child to have a jump start on learning and ensure they are prepared for a world of learning, especially with technology. I want Chesney to love learning, be an explorer and tinker with things but also be a fluent user of technology. I am the father of 2 daughters.

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

edWeb.net

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.

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.

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. 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.

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. During ClassLink and CoSN’s edWebinar, “ Online Assessment: An Effective, Coordinated, District Leadership Team Approach,” administrators from the Hampton Township School District in Pennsylvania offered lessons they learned from implementing a comprehensive online assessment program.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

The edWeb webinar referenced above was hosted by CoSN and sponsored by ClassLink. He has successfully led the implementation of enterprise-level student information systems, instructional management and learning systems; data warehouse, security, infrastructure, bandwidth, iPads, Chromebooks, mobile devices, BYOT, 1:1 including shared and individual student devices, and ERP financial systems. Do you know where your data is stored?

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. 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

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. 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

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. BLACKBOARD ALLY ( www.blackboard.com ) Blackboard announced that Blackboard Ally is now available for multiple learning management systems used by K-12 school districts. 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. Learn a new and exciting way to foster your students’ critical, creative, and collaborative thinking skills by using a free global student discussion platform, WorldVuze (www.worldvuze.com).