Thursday Webinar - "Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques" with Dr. Sue Alman

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

75-minute webinar (live and recorded) with Dr. Sue Alman , this Thursday, February 21st, 2019 , at 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. You do not need to attend the live session to purchase this webinar, but doing so allows you to participate in the Q+A. In this Webinar, you will learn some ways to advocate your library's resources and services for your constituencies of users, non-users, and administrators/funders. Please consider joining us for this special Library 2.0

Two New Library 2.0 Webinars: Library Advocacy + Marketing | Coaching Skills for Managers + Supervisors | ALSO: Active Shooter Response Recording

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Webinars coming up in February. Then, being announced today, is " Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques " with Dr. Sue Alman on February 21st. Webinars gives you access to the live Webinar, as well as any-time access to the recording afterward. LIBRARY ADVOCACY: EVERYDAY MARKETING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES" A 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0 A 60-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0


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Shine a Light on Advocacy - NOW!

The Daring Librarian

And to build on the momentum, and perhaps to help fashion a wider advocacy plan that we can all support. I haven''t heard from @librarytalker yet during all this week of Advocacy Tweeting & Re-Tweeting but I am hoping our Geek Tribe & friends can mobilize to get this pushed forward!" This is especially significant after the *AMAZING* presentation on the TL Virtual Cafe Webinar that Jennifer LaGarde & Librarian Tiff gave us last Monday!

Exclusive Data on Student Safety to be Revealed on Webinar

Gaggle Speaks

More than 400,000 students completed this year’s Speak Up survey facilitated by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization that conducts national research projects, provides online tools and resources for students, teachers and parents, and coordinates national and regional advocacy efforts. Exclusive Data on Student Safety to be Revealed on Webinar Click To Tweet.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling. The Webinars are held using Google Hangouts on Air, and shouldn''t require any special software. Each Webinar will be a half-hour presentation by Patrick Farenga, followed by a half hour of questions and answers with attendees.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling. Webinar #6: Year-Round Learning Opportunities," will be broadcast live from 3 - 4pm US-Eastern Time on Friday, July 31st. Those who are able to join the Webinar live will be able to ask questions in the chat during the Q&A period.

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 You do not need to be available at the Webinar time in order to register, as a full recording will be made available for you to watch at your convenience. The recording of the Webinar will be available immediately following the live broadcast, and available to all who sign up. This 60-minute webinar is led by Dr. Steve Albrecht, a national leader in both workplace violence prevention and library security.

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 , 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] ). Attend this session to learn about advocacy tips for school librarians.

Quality Instruction: The Most Important Classroom Variable

Reading By Example

Professional development can be provided through your school district (for free), or you can attend professional development on your own through different webinar series. Advocacy classroom instruction Coaching Reading Teaching Writing Becoming a Literacy Leader Jennifer AllenThe instruction that you provide to your students is the most important variable regarding student achievement. Good instruction can deliver up to two years growth for some students.

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

Tom Murray

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. Please join Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. Register and submit questions for the webinar here. Please direct questions concerning the webinar to

AASL Social Media Superstars

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

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

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

Community Engagement and Advocacy. Leaders are interested in supporting other districts implementing similar shifts towards computer science education by creating opportunities to share resources and attend expert webinars. To learn more about the work districts are doing in computer science and why they are doing it, check out the working group webinar.

AASL National Standards: A few essentials to get started!


It All Fits Together Webinar : The archive of this presentation led by Editorial Board Chair, Marcia Mardis and Implementation Task Force Chair, Mary Keeling mirrored the information shared at the AASL General Session and is the perfect deeper overview to share at professional development. Keep an eye on the growing calendar of events for upcoming webinars, live Twitter chats, community message boards, crosswalks and more to come.

Activating the Community to Support Education Innovation

Digital Promise

Student advocacy reinforced Kettle Moraine’s implementation of CBE and expanded opportunities around personalized learning. To learn more, check out a webinar with more information here. Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD), a member of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools , is a suburban district in Wisconsin leading some of the most advanced competency-based education (CBE) efforts in the country.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)


Plan your April advocacy with the official calendar of activities , filled with author/ambassador quotes, professional development links, an interactive calendar and suggested activities for each day and for various grades. Try to make these complimentary webinars: Wed, April 6 @ 6:00 p.m. Mon, April 11 @ Pre-Recorded Webinar Transform Your School Community. aasl advocacy librarians school libraries technology #slm16 school library month

PRINCIPAL VOICE: How Zoom features and bureaucracy kneecap distance learning

The Hechinger Report

With all this in mind, I had a simple idea to balance everyone’s needs: A reverse webinar mode on Zoom allowing a teacher to see all students, while preventing students from seeing one another (unless they opt in).

Xello Partners with National ACTE to Launch Student Career Development Content Series

eSchool News

Each topic will be delivered through the following content formats: a three-page publication brief providing foundational elements and promising practices, an online mini-course walking through topic principles and practices, and a webinar showcasing relevant examples from district level leaders.

The Awkward Truth About ‘Free College’—It Isn’t Truly Free


Free college’ is not free,” explained Shanna Jackson, now president of Nashville State Community College, during a recent webinar. “It’s

If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

When our presentations and our writing and our speaking and our advocacy focus primarily on ways that OER alleviate the cost problem, we’re actually doing exactly what publishers want. Certainly interesting enough to consume your attention for an entire webinar. Imagine that – somehow – you’ve never used the internet before. A good friend and long-time internet user finds this out and begins trying to describe to you how awesome the internet is.

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Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

The Web20Classroom

Early Learning Network -Part of my advocacy work revolves around helping educators discover the power of connected professional learning. Tech as a Tool for Going Global in Early Childhood Webinar -Another great feature that ISTE has is their webinar series. For Early Childhood Educators this webinar on the tech tools to use in the Early Childhood classroom to go global is not to miss. I am the father of 2 daughters. Reaghan is 7 and Chesney is almost 3.

Developing Systems for Effective, Equitable Education for All Students

In her district, Dr. Anderson’s staff have access to a variety of resources, including a video series where teachers model lessons with students and professional development courses using webinars and other tools that teachers will use with their students. By Stacey Pusey.

Adaptive mentoring can support students through the pandemic—even online

The Christensen Institute

The training—comprised of webinars, synchronous group meetings, and mock advising session evaluations—strengthens mentorship skills, including the ability to acknowledge when they don’t know something and conduct research accordingly.

?Framework: Future Ready Schools’ Commitment and Dashboard


This is one of the principles championed by Future Ready Schools (FRS), a project of the policy and advocacy organization, Alliance for Excellent Education. “For personalized learning to thrive, principals must create a culture of innovation that brings together students, teachers, administrators, parents and the community to share a vision for an improved learning experience.”.

Can a college completion crisis be solved by students sharing their struggles?

The Hechinger Report

NEW YORK — Countless ideas about getting students to and through college have come from policymakers, lawmakers and any number of advocacy groups. But what if a solution comes from students themselves?

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources


This may take the form of eLearning, webinars or onsite support. According to the non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization Data Quality Campaign (DQC), 85 percent of teachers suggest data provides an objective place to begin conversations with parents. 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.

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edWeb and CoSN Partner to Help Leaders in Rural School Districts

This webinar series intends to provide direct support to district leaders looking to create new opportunities for all of these students through the thoughtful implementation of technology programs. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

#withMalala campaign giving away 20k He Named Me Malala DVDs to classrooms

eSchool News

A companion discussion guide, curriculum, webinar, and student toolkit are also available online to extend the conversation in the classroom on issues of inequity, access to education, and the power of raising one’s voice to advocate for justice. A social media campaign, Students Stand #withMalala, is making 20,000 DVDs of He Named Me Malala available for free to teachers across the U.S. to use in their classroom.

11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom


Watch this edWeb webinar. Self-advocacy. For many students, self-advocacy doesn’t come naturally. In a recent eSchool News study , 89% of educators said it was very important or important for students to lead their own learning. That’s telling – as is the fact that not a single respondent considered student-led learning unimportant. It’s also just another indication of the growing wave of teachers who are committed to giving students a bigger say in how they learn.

5 Free Summer Professional Development Resources from ASCD

The 21st Century Principal

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. Summer Boot Camp Webinar Series ­— This five-part summer webinar series just kicked off and will run through August. The full ASCD webinar archive dates back to May 2010 and features ASCD’s collection of targeted, expert-led webinars.

New from Stanford: The interactive Educational Opportunity Project for “educational epidemiology”


Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University webinar. The project’s director Sean Reardon , introduced the platform in a webinar this week. Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University webinar. In his webinar , Reardon explains that the purpose of the project is to understand broad patterns of educational opportunity –to understand what test scores might tell us about those opportunities, rather than individual differences.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters. ” Jake Cotton, a superintendent from Virginia, will be sharing. 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.

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

In this recent 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.

The Importance of Technology in Education


To hear more from Anthony, watch his webinar 10 Tips for Launching a Successful Tech Pilot. Check out Tablets in SPED , Shannon's webinar on how districts can use iPads and tablets to better meet the needs of special education students. One of the most important and impactful things a teacher can do is instill self confidence and advocacy in their students. A few years ago, Shannon and Anthony were teaching in the Bronx.

Michelle Luhtala is a Library Journal 2015 Mover and Shaker

” Michelle Luhtala was selected for her advocacy work. Since then Michelle has been the leader of the online community and hosted over 50 webinars on every imaginable topic to help school librarians use innovative technology to revolutionize the role of libraries in schools as tech-centered learning and resource centers.