Case Study: Chicago Connected

Education Superhighway

Inspired by the firsthand accounts of parents struggling to get their families connected to remote learning and other essential supports, Kids First Chicago partnered with the Metropolitan Planning Council to study the problem.

Lake Shore Central School District Case Study

Buncee

Some students chose to create from a blank canvas, while others use Buncee’s library of templates to get started. Students in a Global Studies high school class used Buncee to teach each other about Ancient River Valley Civilizations. Download The Case Study.

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Case Study 4.6: Leadership for Global Learning – Judy O’Connell

Learning Confluence

It is also a collection of anecdotes, inspiring examples, case studies and resources. Case Study 4.6: In this case study Judy shares her journey from High School English teacher, to be a leader in school libraries, and now a leader in the tertiary sector. In this case study her understanding about knowledge and information in a digital society is shared in relation to being a global connected educator. Case Study 4.7: ?Global

Give me some credit, please! (Exploring plagiarism through a series of clever case studies by Jen)

NeverEndingSearch

Jennifer Bigioni is now the School Library Media Specialist at Princeton (NJ) High School. Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me. I am usually pretty darn proud of my MLIS students’ work. In going through my grad students’ final workshop presentations this semester, I found one just too useful not to share. So I asked for permission.

The Creation of a Picture Language

Fractus Learning

It was an easily-accessible library of pictures; these were of events and things that were important to the people in the center. This library of pictures allowed for communication. Case Study Collaboration Family Language TechniquesDuring the 1990s, a most amazing collaboration arose in Lund, Sweden between a rehabilitation engineer from the University of Lund and an artist who ran a day program for adults with intellectual disabilities.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Finally, in order to prevent maker education in becoming the educational flavor of the month, administrators, educators, and libraries need to not be seduced by these high tech tools. A classroom or library can be transformed into its own makerspace, a space for powerful student learning by doing the following realistic and workable actions: Removal of Obsolete, Non-Flexible Classroom Desks (including the traditional teacher’s desk).

How Technology Is Creating the Library of Tomorrow

eSchool News

One university has redefined what a research library of tomorrow is by incorporating collaboration research tools for solving problems in today’s tech-driven society. Library to serve companies and academia as a first-class research facility. To learn more, read the case study, “Creating the Library of Tomorrow.”. Whitepaper Library AVI - SPL

S'Cool Tools of the Week: Refugee Libraries Toolkit, 21Teach

Edsurge

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. Refugee Libraries Toolkit Free! Refugee Libraries Toolkit : The Refugee Libraries website self-describes itself as “an attempt to reach across the library community to provide resources to better serve refugee populations.” This week in S’Cool Tools, we've got two tools for you, chosen by the EdSurge team.

Blockchain in the Library? Researchers Explore Potential Applications

Edsurge

Experts are speculating about its potential uses in business, law and education, and San José State University’s School of Information has received a $100,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to find out whether blockchain could be useful for libraries. “I I thought, wouldn’t it be great if a library or information center could use that and people could store their credentials there?”

The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

Edsurge

It wasn’t until three semesters into my degree, after spending $1,000 dollars merely renting my textbooks that I discovered my University’s ebook library. UPCEA’s eDesign Collaborative ), I spent hours doing my own personal research on my university’s open access policy and scouring the library website. case studies and articles I had purchased over the years). 34,000 in one semester by teaming up the library and the bookstore to review licensing agreements.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

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. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates "Participatory, Continuous, Connected" | Top Trends from the Library 2.014 Conference.

Get out your color pencils, crayons, markers: #colorourcollections comes back.

NeverEndingSearch

Organized by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, #ColorOurCollections returns next week. The article Collaborative Social Media Campaigns and Special Collections: A Case Study on #ColorOurCollections, written by New York Academy of Medicine librarians in the Journal of Rare Books and Manuscripts reflected on the process and the value of the last year’s event. colorourcollections coloring libraries museums twitter colloring colorourcollections

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

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Saving Students’ Lives: All Part of a Day’s Work

Gaggle Speaks

Our latest case study shares one of those stories. Other highlights in this case study include how: The district’s digital transformation includes devices and student access to email and online file storage. Read the entire case study, “The Priceless Value of a Student’s Life,” and learn more about how Gaggle helps saves lives, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

A Recipe for Keeping Students Safe When Using Google Apps

Gaggle Speaks

In this case study learn how Cincinnati Public Schools is able to: Provide safety controls that surpass those that come with Google Apps. Receive notifications from safety experts in cases of Possible Student Situations whenever there’s an imminent threat. When Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) made the switch to Google Apps for Education, there was one important, missing ingredient from bringing safe communication and collaboration to its students and teachers.

Urban Adult Literacy Collaboration in Nashville: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

Nashville Public Library. Nashville Public Library. In 2014, the Nashville Public Library Foundation approached local adult education providers to form a learning group that could collectively envision strategies to improve services for learners.

Student Safety Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Gaggle Speaks

In this case study, learn how: Gaggle Safety Management for Google Apps and Gaggle Student Safety Representatives identified the email and quickly went into action. Read the entire case study, “Student Safety Doesn’t Take the Summer Off,” and learn more about how Gaggle helps students stay safe when using Google Apps for Education and other online learning tools, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content library.

How Junction ISD Keeps Students Safe When Using G Suite for Education

Gaggle Speaks

Our latest case study describes how Junction ISD relies on Gaggle’s trained professionals to alert administrators to situations that need their attention, so everyone inside the small district can instead focus on doing their jobs. Read the entire case study, “Google’s Built-in Safety Rules Not Enough to Keep Students Safe” and learn more about how Gaggle helps students stay safe when using G Suite for Education, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

How Much is Student Safety Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

In this new case study, you’ll discover: Why one district administrator believes you can’t afford to not put this type of protection in place to help keep your students safe. Read the entire case study, “How Much is Student Safety Worth? Responding to Cries for Help,” and more stories about how Gaggle works with school districts around the country to help keep their students safe in the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

How Gaggle fits into the direct’s digital plan is described in a new case study. ” Read the entire case study, “Keeping Every Student Safe, Every Day,” and learn more about how Gaggle helps students stay safe when using Google Apps for Education, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

Dixon Public Schools Uses New Websites to Engage Community, Do More With Less

Gaggle Speaks

Such is the case of Dixon Public Schools, which wanted to relaunch its district and five school websites. How Dixon schools gained access to modern web publishing tools and limitless customizations is described in a new case study. Whenever I talk to technology leaders at smaller school districts, a consistent theme comes up: They face similar challenges of school systems ten times their size, yet have to confront them with much smaller staffs.

How One School District Stays Ahead of the Safety Curve

Gaggle Speaks

We’re grateful to Schuyler Community Schools (NE) Superintendent Dr. Dan Hoesing for sharing his story with us in a new case study. “I think it’s human nature to want to believe our kids are not saying or doing anything inappropriate, but unfortunately, it does happen,” says Jeff Droge, Schuyler’s IT director, in the case study. As a school district leader, the safety of your students is a top priority.

Happy Users Become Even Happier Customers

Gaggle Speaks

Gaggle case studies are straightforward success stories about our customers. Our talented graphic designer, Tara Skoglund, does an incredible job presenting them so each case study can be skimmed quickly or read in just a few minutes. Ideas for our case studies come from a variety of places. Each story states a challenge within a school or district, the Gaggle solution and positive results.

Exploring new ideas: Student-driven remote learning

Neo LMS

There are ideas to get started with right away in Flipgrid’s Disco Library. Parlay is a discussion platform where teachers can create their own questions/topics for discussion or select from the library of discussion topics available. 3 Awesome PBL case studies.

How a Two-Generation Approach Can Build Success for Students and Families

Waterford

These could include: Extended library hours before or after school. Two Generations Together: Case Studies from Head Start.” One of the most important factors in a child’s school success, even more so than economic or social status, is parental or family empowerment.

Small District Gets Big Website Presence

Gaggle Speaks

In this case study learn how Clarkton C-4 School District: removed the need for staff to spend a considerable amount of time and effort maintaining school and district websites. Read the entire case study, “Small District Gets Big Website Presence,” and lean more about the challenges and successes of schools and districts that have partnered with Gaggle to create their new websites by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content library.

Using Responsive Design to Create Award-Winning Websites

Gaggle Speaks

Read the entire case study, “Using Responsive Design to Create Award-Winning Websites,” and more about the challenges and successes of schools and districts that have partnered with Gaggle to create their new websites by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content library. Take the quiz >> Read the entire case study, “How Much is Student Safety Worth?

New Website Bridges the Communication Divide

Gaggle Speaks

In this new case study learn how Zumbrota-Mazeppa School District was able to: Use its new website as a recruitment tool. Read the entire case study, “New Website Bridges Communication Divide,” and learn more about the challenges and successes of schools and districts that have partnered with Gaggle to create their new websites, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content library.

How to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

Gaggle Speaks

In our latest case study, learn how Redding School District: Fills in gaps in the security and protection of its Chromebooks. Read the entire case study, “Creating a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment,” and learn more about how Gaggle helps students stay safe when using Google Apps for Education and other online learning tools, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

School District Uses Digital Signage to Stay Connected

eSchool News

He also values the flexibility that Rise Vision provides with its library of over 400 templates, with new ones being added each week. Read the full case study on the Rise Vision blog. Keeping connected amidst the global pandemic has become critically important for schools.

How One Student Email Could Have Been Life-Changing

Gaggle Speaks

We detail what unfolded in an incredible new case study with a great ending to this story. Read the entire case study, “Uncovering the Unknown of Student Safety,” and learn more about how Gaggle helps students stay safe when using Google Apps for Education, by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library. We were fortunate this year to sponsor the California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) Annual Seminar.

How Student Safety Saves Lives in Edison Township

Gaggle Speaks

Our most recent case study on Edison Township Public Schools is the result of the district’s incredibly-friendly superintendent, Dr. Richard O’Malley, sharing his stories during a recent ERDI conference. In both the case study and video, you’ll learn how Edison Township Public Schools: • Keeps students safe, both in school and at home, when using 1:1 devices starting in first grade.

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students. Using collaborative learning systems can resolve these issues, providing students and faculty alike with a useful tool that makes using case based learning practical, efficient, and effective. .

How Pampa ISD Got Student Email, an LMS and an EdTech Partner

Gaggle Speaks

In this new case study, you will learn how: Gaggle has become an extension of the Pampa ISD technology department and administration. Read the entire case study, “How Gaggle Becomes a Part of Your School District,” and other stories about how schools and districts are partnering with Gaggle by visiting the case study section of the Gaggle Content Library.

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How Cohorts Drive Maker Learning Growth Opportunities

Digital Promise

With access to a makerspace in the library (and plans to potentially move it to a larger dedicated space), core content classes infusing making, and electives dedicated to different maker outputs, Butler students have access to a wide range of maker learning experiences. Find valuable resources, including decision-making tools and powerful case studies, within the Digital Promise Maker Learning Leadership Framework.