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Two Week Calendar Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Are you ready to learn more?

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

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Mississippi’s Columbia School District Selects Discovery Education to Support Innovative Before- and After-School Programs for All Students


Teacher resources include lesson plans, instructional strategies, interactive learning courses, and content collections organized around themes, as well as a collection of new STEM/STEAM resources designed to fuel a cultural shift in teaching and learning. Explore the future of education at.

Texas’ Richardson Independent School District Selects Discovery Education to Support New STEM Education Initiative


- Unique Digital Content Combined with Sustained Professional Development to Help Create Vibrant Culture of STEM in Participating Schools - Silver Spring, Md. Through the “Future Ready: STEM for All” initiative, RISD seeks to transform the Berkner Feeder Pattern’s culture and pedagogy.


The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). The entire virtual conference is held online.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

As part of a Future Ready school district and a member of the Future Ready Librarians leadership team, she enjoys supporting others in her field by presenting at conferences, facilitating professional development sessions, and blogging.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

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We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! network to be able to connect with and correspond with 22,000 other individuals in the library world, and to be kept updated on this and future events.

8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about


The organisation’s primary activities include hosting key learning events, chief among them the annual ISTE conference and expo , producing professional development resources and a number of annual publications. Focus: STEM. FRS (Future Ready Schools).

Tips and Tricks for Coding and STEAM in the Classroom

Jon Samuelson, Innovation Strategist at Beaverton School District in Beaverton, OR, presented tips and tricks for student involvement in the recent edWebinar, “ Coding + STEAM: Getting Students Future Ready.”. edWeb Blog coding STEAM STEM stem learning

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2020 SXSW EDU PanelPicker

Digital Promise

Public voting for the conference is now open , and we are asking for your help in voting for our proposed panels to be added to the agenda. Join EducationSuperHighway, Future Ready, and Digital Promise to discuss how the classroom is transforming for students and teachers.

Making IT Happen (at ISTE)


Amidst the 21,000 teachers, administrators, entrepreneurs and others hobnobbing at this year’s ISTE conference in San Antonio are a handful of special people. The annual “Making IT Happen ” awards are a highlight of the conference. who has done research on integrating K-12 curriculum (especially in STEM) with mobile learning. who spearheaded collaboration that brought new approaches to evaluating technology effectiveness for the Future Ready initiative.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

Anyone can vote for a proposed panel through SXSW’s PanelPicker process, whether you plan to attend the conference or not, once you create a free PanelPicker account. What happens in a Future Ready Library?

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3 tips and tricks for coding and STEAM in the classroom

eSchool News

Jon Samuelson, Innovation Strategist at Beaverton School District in Beaverton, OR, presented tips and tricks for student involvement in the recent edWebinar, “ Coding + STEAM: Getting Students Future Ready.”. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Resource STEM

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FEATURES FUTURE-READY STRATEGIES TO DELIVER HIGH-IMPACT LEARNING EXPERIENCES NOW By Keith McBurnett Burnet (TX) Consolidated Independent School District’s Inspired Classroom project utilizes an infusion of technology, furniture, creativity, and community input.

Tennessee’s Hamilton County Schools Selects Discovery Education to Drive Inquiry-based Teaching and Learning Initiative in all Middle Schools and High Schools


In addition, HSC’s new partnership with Discovery Education also supports the district’s Future Ready Preps initiative. This vision also extends to high schools through the Future Ready Institutes. Explore the future of education at


3 New Tools to Support Your Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

Each January, thousands travel to Orlando, Florida to take part in the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), one of the nation’s best edtech related learning opportunities for educators. All 50 states and even 49 countries were represented at this dynamic conference focused on transforming the classrooms of yesterday to provide students with 21st century learning opportunities. This post is sponsored by Samsung. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

Through edtech conferences such as ISTE , coaching programs such as Digital Promise and DigCit , teachers and coaches can be trained to teach in innovative ways that include critical components in digital learning and digital inquiry.

Dissecting Eyeballs and T-Rex’s: Virtual Reality in the Classroom


Since VR/AR is still being explored and researched worldwide, the future for many educators is still uncertain. The Friday Institute for Education Innovation and the zSpace STEM Lab. If our goal as educators is to have students become future-ready, let’s go to the future together.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

Her artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and assistive technology research has resulted in over 250 peer-reviewed publications and a number of commercialized products, including STEM Storiez , a set of AI-powered gamified e-books for early STEM education. Dr. Rob is the author of several books including Reading, Technology, and Digital Literacy and the ISTE bestselling title Are You Future Ready.

Starting! Global Collaboration Day and the Global Education Fair (Detailed Listings)

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6:00pm GCD: Food for Thought 6:00pm GCD: World MOON Project 6:30pm FAIR EXHIBITOR: Know My World 7:00pm FAIR EXHIBITOR: Global STEM Education Center, Inc 7:00pm FAIR EXHIBITOR: One World: Future Ready 7:00pm GCD: Apps for learning languages 7:00pm GCD: Global Collaboration - Let’s talk Tools!