March 12th Global Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship (DigitalCitizenship.com)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We invite you to join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 , in Washington, DC , for the 2018 Global Symposium on Digital Citizenship. Select CoSN Member or Non-member, change the “0” next to the “Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship ONLY” to a “1”.

HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking WirelessBy Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. Teaching in a rural area opened my eyes to the students who don’t participate in the digital world when they are outside of school.

Ideas For Providing Internet Access At Home

The Web20Classroom

For schools considering 1:1 initiatives, Bring Your Own Device or other digital rollouts, ensuring that students have access to a high-speed internet connection outside of the school building is key. Access to the internet and digital resources is now easier than than just a few years ago.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

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Bearden, “There is no silver bullet for addressing digital equity in school communities.” The Brick Wall John Langford described how ”digital equity came to us” when students began advocating for themselves, expressing their frustration over accessing their education at home.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.

Digital Divide

EdTechTeam

Is there a digital divide in our schools? Before we get into the importance of the digital divide in schools, what is the digital divide? A digital divide is a gap between different demographics and regions in the world that have access to technology and those who doesn’t. According to the Pew Research Center, 75% of American homes have internet and broadband access. The post Digital Divide appeared first on EdTechTeam.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream. The Impact of Digital Dreamers.

Getting schooled in social media

The Hechinger Report

This nonstop digital pep rally is about more than school spirit. To encourage more thoughtful feedback, she gave her class a “digital citizenship” lesson, encouraging comments that ask a question, give a compliment or offer a suggestion.

State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

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SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities , highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning. Of course, schools can’t make the switch to digital overnight.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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COMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS PROGRAM ( www.internetessentials.com/apply ) Comcast announced it has now connected over six million Americans to the Internet through its Internet Essentials program, a comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income families in the U.S.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

AIR works with local communities to address this detriment through an integrated development programs that provide low-cost refurbished computers with relevant open source educational software, support and teacher training directed at schools and community centers especially in less privileged areas where the digital divide is at its greatest. Yet participating in the digital world is essential for learning, career, and life.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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” Her guests for this online discussion were Mark Ray, Chief Digital Officer for Vancouver Public Schools and Sara Trettin, Open Education and Digital Engagement Lead, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.”

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, June 12th at 3:30pm in Atherton, CA Common Sense Media: Making a Better World: Digital Citizenship For K-12 , As student devices are being integrated into schools, helping students be good digital citizens is more important than ever. How can we help kids make a better digital world? Second, learn how to evaluate and review the learning potential of digital tools through the lens of three important dimensions.

Early Literacy in the U.S.: Building a Pathway to Opportunity for All

Graphite Blog

Recent research is fueling debate about the role that digital media may play in strengthening educational opportunities for all students. Common Sense has been among the nation’s pivotal advocates in promoting digital citizenship and inclusion and in leading efforts to reverse the " app gap." Digital equity now is essential. How do we propose solving the reading crisis and positioning digital media as an equity driver?

Early Literacy in the U.S.: Building a Pathway to Opportunity for All

Graphite Blog

Recent research is fueling debate about the role that digital media may play in strengthening educational opportunities for all students. Common Sense has been among the nation’s pivotal advocates in promoting digital citizenship and inclusion and in leading efforts to reverse the " app gap." Digital equity now is essential. How do we propose solving the reading crisis and positioning digital media as an equity driver?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile. There’s a lot of great games, apps, websites, and digital curricula to go along with tablets and computers.