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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy caught up with our good friend, Cori Coburn (@coburncori) who helps on the organizing teams of various conferences, including ISTE. This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Social Media for the Library (B311).

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow. LTT2013 was one of two conferences I was invited to speak at this week. The Librarian's Information Literacies Annual Conference was well attended, and just as lively in its dialogue throughout the three days it ran.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ignacio Estrada The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" 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. We''d love your help for our inaugural (and free) Gaming in Ed conference, which begins the week of September 15th. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th.

Getting Whole Community Buy-in for 1:1 Technology Initiatives

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Yet, 1:1 classrooms, BYOD, and tech-supported education are today’s reality. Next, once the mission is clear, leaders should work with the tech team and teachers to ensure that the technology will meet those goals.

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. There are all kinds of reasons for it to, including funding support, state political support, the aging of American higher education students, decreasing difficulties in using technologies. education and technology future of education

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. Personalized Learning" Panel October 2 , 7:00-8:30 PM ET How close are we to realizing the dream of true personalized learning, what still has to happen, and what practical steps can educators take using connected technologies to personalize more today?

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. The ISTE Conference is just one week away. What do I need to do to have a successful conference? Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? to help teachers be Ready for BYOD.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Libraries Change Lives - Global Citizens - Great Keynote Recordings - NMC Weekly Top Ten Stories

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kennedy The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. 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. The ALA Declaration for the Right to Libraries. See my notes below for my own thoughts on the importance of libraries.

Events + News - Chrome Extensions for Education - Library 2.015 Call for Proposals - Daily Education Quotes and Commentary

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here. Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference: Tools, Skills & Competencies , October 20th The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015.

Insights from CoSN Community Leadership Award for Digital Equity Winners

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For the last two years, she has served as the assistant superintendent over educational and technology services. Her experience has allowed her to marry the technology and the educational services departments.

Digital Transformation and Innovation in Rural School Districts

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Bringing staff, students, and families along required these rural districts to add instructional technology positions, train and support teachers, and educate the local and school communities on the importance of linking their students’ education with their future employment opportunities.

Critical Steps for Safeguarding Data Privacy

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Dr. Gearing is a frequent presenter at state and regional conferences and has participated in national educational leadership activities such as the Connected Superintendents Summit at the White House. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

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Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

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Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL, explained, this isn’t about deciding what technology a district uses. None of them talk about technology; instead, they look at how to leverage technology to achieve that goal. For instance, one barrier to access was library cards. The school streamlined the process and included library card registration with overall school registration.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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In the edWebinar, “ Strategic Technology Planning and Investment,” which is part of CoSN’s Empowered Superintendent series for edWeb, three superintendents who’ve been in the trenches for all aspects of district edtech plans discussed effective financial planning for technology. However, between new staff members, changing technology, and new learning goals, the tech coaches became permanent positions, and Linson had to add them to the budget.

Leading Learning in a Blended Environment

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They address the four critical areas that school leaders must address as outlined in the Leadership for Digital Learning Initiative —technological platforms, human platforms, program management, and communications with all internal and external stakeholders. By Eileen Belastock.

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

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At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. The whole conversation brought me back a blog post I wrote following ISTE’s 2011 conference in Philadelphia. My library was open 24/7 since 1996.). We’ve led 1:1 and BYOD roll-outs.

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? In this webinar, Rachelle Wooten, Digital Learning Specialist at Fort Bend ISD, will provide a primer on BYOD, including digital tool recommendations, classroom management tips, lesson planning, and teaching tips. Rachelle facilitates the BYOD training in her district and has developed her own model: R.E.A.D.I.E.E

What the Pandemic Has Revealed About Digital Equity Initiatives

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The presenters reiterated that distance learning cannot replace in-person interaction and that technology cannot replace teachers, but with some planning now, edtech can help them achieve an equitable environment for all students. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

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Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

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An assessment should not be the first time students use a piece of technology. The key is to not rely just on technology; a balanced approach that includes paper and pencil assessments can provide more insights into a child’s progress. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

The New Design for School Networks

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Multiple paths to the internet: With multiple services provided to multiple buildings, districts can’t afford to be down for even five minutes, said Frankie Jackson, Independent K-12 Chief Technology Officer, Houston (TX). Frankie Jackson is an independent chief technology officer serving as a catalyst for performance excellence in K-12 leadership. She is a frequent presenter at state, national and international education conferences.

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Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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Presenters of the edWebinar, “ Cloud Computing: Taking Advantage of the Latest Technologies,” which is part of the Empowered Superintendents edWebinar series, shared their reasons for switching to the cloud, how it has helped their schools, and their advice when making the transition. In May 2018, district residents approved the first millage increase in 31 years for upgrades related to instructional innovation, school safety, technology access, and career development.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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Moving to a 1:1 environment requires an overhaul of every district building and technology resource. Whether the school’s tech-savvy teachers have the new tool first or everyone receives it at the same time, the speakers agreed that all teachers need to have the technology in their hands at least six months before the students. In addition, inevitably, some staff will leave, and schools should have a plan for onboarding new hires in regard to their technology and learning goals.

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. The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. New Flipgrid updates will launch and be livestreamed from Minneapolis on August 1 at Flipgrid’s annual educator conference, #FlipgridLIVE.

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Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Embed Technology in Instructional Practice: If students are going to be tested with tech, then they need to be learning that way on a regular basis. He was named as a Digital Principal of the Year by NASSP for exhibiting bold, creative leadership in his drive to harness the potential of new technologies to further learning goals for staff, students, and the school community. She is a frequent presenter at state, national and international education conferences.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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Educators need to perform regular evaluations of how the policies, teaching strategies, technology, curriculum, etc., Ann McMullan is a 34-year veteran educator who served as the executive director for educational technology in the Klein Independent School District, located just outside Houston, Texas until September 2013, when she and her family moved to Los Angeles, California. She is a frequent presenter at state, national and international education conferences.

Learning Revolution Events - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschool+ - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Open Letter from a Highly Creative Child

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Gardner The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" 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. This week we kick off the second annual Homeschool+ Conference and the Alt Ed Film Fest ! Partner Announcements Library Journal : So many children’s books.

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5 Reasons to Address Cyber Security

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He is a former teacher but spent 20 years away from the classroom working as a technology attorney and software executive. Prior to becoming superintendent, Dr. Lilly held a variety of roles with the district, including Curriculum Specialist, Director of Technology, and Principal. For 16 years Ann led the team in Klein ISD that provided professional development on technology and 21st century instructional strategies to over 4,000 professional educators serving over 50,000 students.

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. If you haven''t been part of the volunteer team at one of our previous conferences, it''s a great experience.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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The products below were selected by an anonymous panel of educator judges, who scoured the exhibit hall floor during the conference in Chicago. The judges rated their impressions on a sliding scale, evaluating areas such as quality and effectiveness, ease of use and creative use of technology. They then met in person to decide which technologies will have the most impact in the classroom and deserved to be named Best of Show.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. Eliot The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Final Notes Updates Learning Revolution Conference.

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Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. We''re building new calendars for major conferences and events in the library, education, museum, and nontraditional education arenas--you can access these calendars through the top menu of the website. Learning Revolution Conference Call for Proposals Now Open. The Learning Revolution Conference call for proposals is now open. All proceeds go towards technology.

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! The conference schedule is now online, with all 160+ sessions, and an individual hour-by-hour schedule calendar for all 36 time zones. No matter where you are in the world you can see the schedule in your own time (OK, to say I''m a little proud of this achievement is something of an understatement, especially given the MANY daylight savings shifts between now and the conference!).