9 Great Nonprofits to Support School Leaders

Tom Murray

Many of the organizations, which are listed alphabetically, have free tools, research, case studies, and resources that can seamlessly be utilized and implemented at the district and school levels.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. Many of the organizations listed have free tools, research, case studies, and resources that can seamlessly be utilized and implemented at the district and school levels. Organization: Future of Privacy Forum (FPF).

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9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

However, school leaders should press providers on research, evidence, and case studies where the device choice and implementation lead to positive student outcomes. Year after year, stories become public of districts that purchase a large number of devices without doing a thorough analysis of the district’s infrastructure or density study of their current wireless system, rendering devices almost un-useable. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Digital Promise

Have you ever heard a new research study that contradicts the study you learned about just last month? Have you ever read conclusions of a study and after all of the cautions, you have no idea if anything was learned at all? What happens in a Future Ready Library?

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Framing the Personalized Learning Discussion from Tom Driscoll


I will devote future posts to in-depth explorations of these core elements through a combination of learning science research, case studies, and practical applications of these approaches in action across the country.] .

A new framework to guide OER curation


It is also identified as a leadership area on the Future Ready Librarians Framework. Over the past couple of years, I’ve had the privilege of serving on the advisory board of the IMLS study, Exploring OER Curation And The Role of School Librarians.

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?Resources: Jefferson Education Accelerator, Mathematica, OET, RAND, WestEd


Mathematica Policy Research , a nonpartisan research organization that is nearly 50 years old, designs and executes studies on social policy for many government agencies, including the U.S. It conducts large- and small-scale studies of program implementation and effectiveness. See also Mathematica’s research findings on charter schools and reviews of teacher readiness and effectiveness by. case study or by individual projects. Jefferson Education Accelerator.

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State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities


This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net , SETDA , and Future Ready Schools , and sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

OER and you. The curation mandate


In some cases, that means you can download a resource and share it with colleagues and students. In other cases, you may be able to download a resource, edit it in some way, and then re-post it as a remixed work. Get ready, cause here it comes.

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AV that Makes the Grade


If you want to prepare for the future of educational technology, start by exploring the past. Here is a sample of case studies that illustrate how AV can turn K-12 spaces into student-driven hubs.