Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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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.”

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

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Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, 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. Future Ready Goals=Librarian Goals. Next page: Why librarians can help become future ready).

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Top 5 IT and technology trends for 2016

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Libraries, connectivity, and more are big issues for IT professionals. Since it was established 18 years ago, the E-rate program has focused on connecting schools and libraries to the internet. Krueger, CEO at CoSN – the Consortium for School Networking , said the fact that the modernized E-rate hones in on broadband and more robust networks is a net positive for K-12 IT departments and their CTOs. Broadband equity. Broadband isn’t a luxury anymore,” she says.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Join the 4,000 others who have already registered to participate or watch the recordings now and we'll also send you our curated resource conference reading packet: 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, 10 websites, and a YouTube video playlist --all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of the future.

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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. This means internet service providers (ISPs) can support increased access to broadband and remote learning applications during the COVID-19 pandemic. School, Health, & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB). Future Ready Schools.

7 Ways to Close the Access Gap

Tom Murray

Across the country, librarians are supporting those in need by promoting the great work and connectivity often available at local libraries. 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.” Collaborate and Promote Your Local Library!

Good News from Our Nation’s Capital

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The district is in the middle of a digital equity revolution, being led by a particularly sharp Director of Education Technology and Library Programs, Dewayne McClary. By Charles Sosnik. It’s not often that we get good news from Washington D.C.

CatchOn Wins Second Consecutive Tech & Learning ISTE Best of Show Award

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About Education Networks of America Education Networks of America (ENA) delivers transformative technology solutions, supported by exceptional customer care, to education and library communities across the United States. Since 1996, the organization has worked with customers to design and engineer high-capacity and future-ready broadband, Wi-Fi/LAN, communication, cloud and security solutions.

State Contract Win Brings Impero Software’s Multi-device Remote Monitoring and Management Solution to New York Schools

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10, 2018 – Impero Software, specialist providers of remote monitoring and management software for education, in conjunction with ENA, a provider of comprehensive technology solutions for education institutions and libraries, has been selected for a New York state contract covering classroom management, school safety and device management software. Keyword libraries cover a range of topics, including bullying, self-harm, suicide, and mental health. Austin, TX, Oct.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

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One of the first challenges rural districts face is broadband access. Normally, many rural districts work with local libraries and businesses to provide students with WiFi hotspots. She was selected to participate in the Future Ready Superintendent Briefing with the U.S.

CatchOn Joins the Education Networks of America Family of Companies

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JUNE 26, 2018 In a move that enhances its mission of supporting education institutions and libraries, Education Networks of America ® (ENA) today announced that Dallas-based education technology company CatchOn, Inc has joined the ENA family of companies. Backed by private equity firm ZMC , ENA provides transformative connectivity, communication, cloud and security services to education institutions and libraries at more than 5,000 locations across the U.S. NASHVILLE, TENN.

State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

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Students can now have an entire library in their backpack, and this changes the dynamic for schools and students. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net , SETDA , and Future Ready Schools , and sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities , highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning.