6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

From Providence, Rhode Island to Phoenix, Arizona, I’ve had the privilege to travel and work with over 2,300 district leaders from almost 500 school districts over the past year through the Future Ready Initiative. As districts became more in tune with these issues in 2015, the move to Chromebooks continued to grow. Commit to Student Privacy and Clearly Articulate Policies to Stakeholders. Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ).

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What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

We take the worksheets of yesteryear that used to be in the desk, in the folder; we put them on a Chromebook or we put them on an iPad, and all of a sudden we’re celebrating that we’re paperless, we’re celebrating that everything is online.

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Is Your School "Future Ready"?

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In November of 2014, President Obama challenged district superintendents to sign the Future Ready Pledge. Department of Education , and the LEAD Commission is hosting Future Ready Regional Summits across the nation to provide support for those districts and to build a network of leaders. What does it mean to be a Future Ready School? It's important to recognize that the transformation from a traditional school to a Future Ready school is a process.