A community broadband approach to closing the connectivity gap

Education Superhighway

Jojo Myers Campos is the state broadband development manager and has been working on the Nevada Connect Kids Initiative for the past two years. What experiences led you to become passionate about expanding broadband access?

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

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Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow is our second Library 2.020 mini-conference! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference is just one week away! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Announcing the Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards. Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 public libraries.

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! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 Steve Hargadon Library 2.0

Why a Maryland CIO Created a Forum to Connect K-12 Students

Education Superhighway

In addition to celebrating school districts nationwide, this year our blog will feature a new Broadband Leaders series. Stay tuned for the next installment in our Broadband Leaders series, and feel free to connect with us on social media to celebrate K-12 connectivity leaders in your state.

6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide

Neo LMS

To my untrained statistician’s eye these figures seem moderate, and indicate that the digitization of the classroom is not happening as rapidly as the tech media would have us think. Starting a social media account.

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

CUE

Department of Education and the Library of Congress also received the CUE delegation for meetings that took place in advance of the Summit. Authors Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez, Micah Studer, and CUE CEO Mike Lawrence. A delegation of educators traveled to Washington D.C.

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

” To help increase digital literacy awareness in underserved communities, Broadband Rhode Island , a partner with RIFLI, created a curriculum in 2011 for adult education teachers to promote digital literacy among adult learners. RIFLI is also working to increase awareness about the importance of being connected through a partnership with Rhode Island’s public library system.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

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. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added information on the accepted sessions for the second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard.

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

CUE

Department of Education and the Library of Congress also received the CUE delegation for meetings that took place in advance of the Summit. the authors Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez and Micah Studer with CUE CEO Mike Lawrence. A delegation of educators traveled to Washington D.C.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile, millions of American students trek to public libraries and fast-food restaurants to get online after school, or they go without — a problem known as the “homework gap.”. Bush called for universal broadband access in America by 2007.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

During parent-teacher conferences, I would give family members names of websites/apps they could go on at home or at the library to help their kids with vocabulary and sight words. Share your thoughts with us on social media.

From Flip Phones and Faxes to Future Focused Learning

Fractus Learning

Technology for me in the 1980s was a dodgy microfiche in the university library and then my trusty and often dusty overhead projector in my classroom. They are the generation that sees ultrafast broadband and wi-fi as a basic right. Social media takes center stage for many of them.

Get Inspired By & Connect to #CDEtop30 #EdTech Transformers

The Innovative Educator

If there is, in the age of social media, access to the source is just a Tweet away. keithkrueger leads @CoSN in advocating for school and library broadband funding #CDEtop30 #edtech Below is the "Transforming the Classroom" infographic.

Lessons from Digital Learning Day

Educator Innovator

The next DLD isn’t until next year, but thanks to social media it’s easy to look back at all the amazing ways kids engaged with digital learning at this year’s event. ( #DLDay even trended on Twitter!). It also brought influential education leaders together at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., The federal program, signed into law in 1996, helps fund internet access in schools and libraries. By Kathleen Costanza.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

During parent-teacher conferences, I would give family members names of websites/apps they could go on at home or at the library to help their kids with vocabulary and sight words. Mark Hurty: Without a broadband connection to the internet, none of my students’ resources would have been available. Share your thoughts with us on social media.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Ofsted to 'snoop' on parents' and pupils' social media | iNews → Its like Klout, but for school accountability. The social consequences for the field of education in general are significant."

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Ofsted to 'snoop' on parents' and pupils' social media | iNews → Its like Klout, but for school accountability. The social consequences for the field of education in general are significant."

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. How does your library manage digital collections?

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

“ Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. Facebook is, although Mark Zuckerberg denies it , a media company. And like democracy, technology changes the social and individual relationships between us. ” Eschewing “traditional” media advertising buys, the Trump campaign invested in Facebook ads and raised money through the site as well.