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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

Equity in access, from broadband to devices is a concern and something that districts need to work to meet head on. “ It’s also vital that school leaders take a hard look at access once students leave the school doors, as five million of the 29 million households with school-aged children lack access to high quality broadband while at home according to a Pew Research Center report. Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ).

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"Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference - Registrations and Call for Proposals Open

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. As executive director, he spearheads SHLB's membership growth and shapes its broadband policy recommendations.

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Call for Proposals Now Open - "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. As executive director, he spearheads SHLB's membership growth and shapes its broadband policy recommendations.

Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2020 and #librariesascommunityanchors on their social media posts about the event. As executive director, he spearheads SHLB's membership growth and shapes its broadband policy recommendations.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please spread the word and tell people about the Summit forward this email , or post on social media Hashtag: #homelearningsummit Twitter: @homelearnsummit Facebook: @homelearningsummit Instagram: homelearningsummit HERE ARE SOME OF THE TOPICS WE ARE WORKING TO COVER IN THE SUMMIT TALKS, INTERVIEWS, AND OPEN-CHAT TIMES : ADHD and Learning ? Open Source and OER ? Social and Emotional Learning ?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Wired : “ Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband.” The New Media Consortium announced in an email to its members that it would be immediately shutting down. I have been busy with my year-in-review, but I will be updating my Horizon Report “data liberation” project with as much data as I can scrape from the NMC website before it all goes away.). (National) Education Politics. The GOP passed their tax plan.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? million Idaho Education Network settlement | Idaho EdNews → After eight years - and with state-issued checks totaling $3.4M - the state has closed the costly and convoluted case of the Idaho Education Network broadband project. This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

danah boyd has announced that she’ll be stepping down from running her research organization Data & Society. IBM wants us to believe that Watson is incredibly powerful – powerful enough, even, to search 1000 OER. Via Bill Fitzgerald : “Protecting Ourselves From the Equifax Data Breach, and Data Brokers in General.” “Blame Big Data.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Meanwhile on Campus… The New York Times on “How the Parkland Students Got So Good at Social Media ” – a really important corrective, I’d argue, to that “digital native” silliness. Edsurge on the business of OER. “ Edsurge also weighs in on boyd’s SXSWedu keynote: ”danah boyd: How Critical Thinking and Media Literacy Efforts Are ‘Backfiring’ Today." Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.