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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. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

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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. Have an instructional framework centered around curriculum design before talking about assessment.

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Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? 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. First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

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Michelle Luhtala , department chair of the New Canaan, CT, High School Library and a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker , is a leader in helping teacher-librarians all around the country to become Future Ready. She kicked off Season 6 of the Emerging Tech series of webinars on edWeb.net October 19th with a live broadcast from New Canaan High School on the topic of “ Future Ready Librarians.” eClassroom News Policy School Administration School Libraries

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Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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Michelle Luhtala , Department Chair of the New Canaan, CT, High School Library and a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker , is a leader in helping teacher-librarians all around the country to become Future Ready. She kicked off Season 6 of the Emerging Tech series of webinars on October 19th with a live broadcast from New Canaan High School on the topic of “ Future Ready Librarians.” Librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.”

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Events + News - Chrome Extensions for Education - Library 2.015 Call for Proposals - Daily Education Quotes and Commentary

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference: Tools, Skills & Competencies , October 20th The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

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The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world. 2014/15 Webinars. In Trends Aside, Libraries Support Student Content Creation Now , SLJ’s Matt Collette described librarians have long been addressing the Report’s identified challenges.

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Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This new weekly blog post / email is replacing the regular email I have sent out for the last couple of years for the now-defunct Host-Your-Own-Webinar program (I still have hopes of resurrecting that near-to-my-heart program, and when that happens we''ll wrap it into this weekly missive). ANNOUNCEMENTS The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference is almost here! E-book provider Overdrive reports that e-book checkouts from libraries are up over 200% from last year.

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Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re building new calendars for major conferences and events in the library, education, museum, and nontraditional education arenas--you can access these calendars through the top menu of the website. BYOD Training – Attend webinars , take an eBook building course , or plan your technology program. How to assess 21st century skills. Based on this review, we identified a set of key lessons learned for those who develop or implement these new assessment systems.