Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Quick news on Library 2.013 , our third annual worldwide, online, and free conference on libraries, librarians, and librarianship: the formal deadline for session proposals is end of day Monday, September 30th.

E-Rate Survival FAQs

eSchool News

E-rate is a US Federal Program for funding telecom and technology in K-12 schools and Libraries. The program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under direction by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Key components of the program include: Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Schools and Libraries Division (SLD). What (and who) is E-rate?

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Pause a second and think about companies such as Uber and Airbnb. Over the years we have seen more embracement of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and 1:1 device rollouts. Times are a changing in case you haven’t noticed.

Creating Our Own Unique Learning Environments #DigiLead

A Principal's Reflections

Building on the success of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and with the addition of a new, innovative staff member two noteworthy advancements have been made since September 2013.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

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The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features.

Using Single Sign-On to Streamline Edtech Access

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How strong is the company’s K-12 track record? How big is their library of single sign-on applications? ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives.

20 + Things you can do with QR codes in your school

Nik Peachey

Perhaps one of the main reasons for this is that many people see them as a form of barcode and wrongly believe that they can only be produced by companies, but the reality is anyone can produce a QR code within seconds. Reduced costs of storage and shelf space in library or self access centre.

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4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Do you remember your high school library? The libraries I see today couldn’t be more different – full of spaces for students to communicate, solve problems – perhaps even create in a makerspace or compose a song. Library. It’s been 25 years, but I still remember mine.

?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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After three years of utilizing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy with my classes at Nassau Community College, I have seen how tools like tablets and laptops can lead to better academic engagement. Access to connectivity is vital to a successful classroom BYOD policy, so these issues are largely taken care of by an institution. But companies might not be attuned enough to how the user experience shifts from one device to another.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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In addition, ABC Mouse has shared releases and updates for ABCmouse Mastering Math, Digital Library Experience, Standards-Aligned Collections, A New Teacher Experience, and the ABCmouse Ambassador Program. has joined the ENA family of companies.

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4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

Do you remember your high school library? The libraries I see today couldn’t be more different – full of spaces for students to communicate, solve problems – perhaps even create in a makerspace or compose a song. In the wake of 1:1 computing and BYOD initiatives, many traditional computer labs are now obsolete. Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Library.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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District-level BYOD programs. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick.

New and Enhanced Education Data Products From MDR Provide Organizations With More Ways to Successfully Connect With Schools

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MDR clients around the country rely on the company’s robust data offerings to achieve their goals. SHELTON, Conn.

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Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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District IT offices were taking on the same tasks as Fortune 500 companies without the ability to implement them as effectively. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

CK12 Flexbooks - FREE Customizable Digital Textbooks

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Also partnering with for profit companies for sustainability. Example: A company that makes iOS apps uses CK12 content, and CK12 gets a small fee for each App sold. To distribute a CK12 book, click Print from your CK12 library.

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Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ANNOUNCEMENTS The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference is almost here! Huge thanks to the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science , the founding sponsor of the conference. The recordings of recent FutureofEducation.com shows are posted: David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and an iPads in the Classroom report.