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First Future Ready Schools Summit Kicks Off

EdTech Magazine

Bandwidth Management Funding Leadership Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless' Frank Smith School leaders gather for orientation on nationwide digital-learning efforts, in conjunction with ConnectED.

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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.


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Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

eSchool News

Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, librarians are at the forefront of helping schools 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.”

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Two Edthena Partners Featured in National Broadband Imperative Report


Earlier this month, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released their report, The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning. In it, education leaders advocate strongly for policymakers to increase broadband internet access in support of student learning. Vrain Valley Schools.

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E-rate support during COVID-19

Education Superhighway

Here are a few ways the E-rate and broadband community is working to help connect your students during the crisis. The FCC waived a rule prohibiting E-rate program participants from accepting free broadband services and devices. School, Health, & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB). Future Ready Schools.

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Clear Hurdles to Foster True Innovation in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

There’s a growing understanding that disparities in home broadband internet access put students at a disadvantage — typically those who already face obstacles because of low family income or race. But in the end, the work will foster future-ready stars of teaching and learning. Digital Equity. This is not easy. by Wendy Jones.

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7 Ways to Close the Access Gap

Tom Murray

Community Partnerships is one of the gears of the Future Ready Framework and the 7th Key of Learning Transformed , indicates that “Community collaboration and engagement must be woven into the fabric of a school’s culture.” Note: Check out Future Ready Librarians for librarians that think like this!).