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 ? SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

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. From Twitter to Facebook and Pinterest to Vine (hey--what about Classroom 2.0 ?!), A mix of tech leaders and award-winning classroom educators discuss with you, including Kathy Cassidy, Will Richardson, David Warlick, and Jessie Wooley-Wilson.

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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. The ALA Declaration for the Right to Libraries. You can show your support for the library that''s changed your life by signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries. See my notes below for my own thoughts on the importance of libraries. Classroom 2.0

Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) implemented in 2011. The three guiding tenets of our BYOD initiative are to enhance learning, increase productivity, and conduct better research. Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012. Makerspace added to the library in 2013.

5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

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I’ve been happy with the change it’s brought to my classroom culture. While I am still building up my library of student-created “A+” work, the ability to open a blank graphic organizer and an example of the same graphic organizer that exceeds my expectations will help kids model better understand what I’m looking for. My best idea right now is to have them take a picture of the rubric and upload it to Drive or Classroom but that has been a pain.

Brunei Gets its First Microsoft Showcase School

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One recent workshop titled, “ Microsoft OneNote: The Classroom Experience ,” was put on by the school and attended by area private school teachers. “I Each day, when you walk into a classroom, an office, what you see is gadgets, devices everywhere. Why do you feel passionate about innovation and technology in the classroom? I would like to visualize that in years to come, students will be more fervent in learning beyond their classrooms.

A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

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Every school and every classroom can explore these ideas in order to build uncommon learning opportunities for all students in our schools. Sheninger shares the story of how New Milford High School’s library media specialist, Laura Fleming, developed their makerspace, sharing how trust, support, and creativity have thrived and revitalized the once drab library. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

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A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

Every school and every classroom can explore these ideas in order to build uncommon learning opportunities for all students in our schools. Sheninger shares the story of how New Milford High School’s library media specialist, Laura Fleming, developed their makerspace, sharing how trust, support, and creativity have thrived and revitalized the once drab library. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

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