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Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

Librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.” The Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) launched its Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative in October 2014 with the aim of leveraging technology and connectivity to personalize and transform learning. 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.”

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


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?


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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

AHS eventually buys a ceiling-mounted ‘GCam’ for every classroom, which captures video, sound (through an area microphone), and screen capture into unified ‘GCasts’ that can be uploaded to the AHS Learning Management System, which also contains RSS feeds, blogs, and Google Docs-like environments for every course. Leadership and Vision Our Changing World Audrey Watters future future-ready Karl Fisch vision

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

Recently, I spent so much time answering, linking to past posts, and giving paragraphs and paragraphs of advice I thought - This would be a good blog post! Some of these topics, I've blogged about before. This blog post is broken up into 9 topics -- feel free to skip around with abandon! Fierce & Future Ready 7. but then ask them to either email you or drop by the library and put their name on the list. “I BFTP: Blogging and a little common sense.

A Unified Approach for Digital Integration

He currently co-leads a Future Ready Administrators principal team to foster professional learning and he is working with the director of curriculum to define a blended and personalized learning framework to help implement digital content and services. Zach was recently appointed to the advisory board for Future Ready Principals with the Alliance for Excellent Education. edWeb Blog DAT DET digital content Digital Integration DIT

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

Normally, many rural districts work with local libraries and businesses to provide students with WiFi hotspots. Her previous experiences include being a classroom business teacher at the high school and post-secondary levels, assistant director of a vocational cooperative, principal at East Noble High School, and assistant superintendent at East Noble School Corporation. She was selected to participate in the Future Ready Superintendent Briefing with the U.S.