Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too.

How Librarians Hold the Key to Future Ready Schools

Digital Promise

Do you see librarians as part of the future? Courtesy Mark Ray Mark Ray is the Chief Digital Officer for Vancouver Public Schools. I posed that question in my recent TEDx talk during the 2016 Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools meeting in San Diego.

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Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

edWeb.net

Librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.” The Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) launched its Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative in October 2014 with the aim of leveraging technology and connectivity to personalize and transform learning.

Future Ready Schools® Announces New Program for School and District Technology Leaders

techlearning

More information on Future Ready Technology Leaders is available at [link].

What Is Digital Learning Day 2016

CUE

The post What Is Digital Learning Day 2016 appeared first on OnCUE. News connected educator Digital Citizenship digital learning day Education Technology equity Future Ready innovation technology Technology in Education

The Jobs of Today May not Exist Tomorrow – How do we Prepare Students?

Indiana Jen

The more I read about future-readiness, 21st century skills, job market reports, and advances in technology (especially AI), the more I understand this to be true. Recently, PEW Research published a report on the Future of Jobs & Job Training.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

The news from ISTE

NeverEndingSearch

The standards are focused on some of the most timely, yet enduring, topics in education today — equity, digital citizenship, team and systems building, continuous improvement and professional growth. Both ISTE and Future Ready LibrariansTM recognize the value of library professionals.

A Quick Return to My #EdTech Foundations

The Playground Advocate

Our students are living blended (digital and analog) lives that are on-demand, democratized, connected, and empowered. EdTech empowers future-ready skills development. Skills Authentic Learning Blended Learning Digital Age Digital Citizenship Digital Literacy Voice

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

techlearning

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. Digital Citizenship in Action. ? Exploring Future Ready Librarianship: Practices for the Emerging Leader, developed in collaboration with Future Ready Librarians™ and with support from Follett. ?

How We Empowered and Engaged Latino Parents—by Building a Tech Community

Edsurge

However, our school’s digital culture and my own lack of awareness meant that a significant number of families were being frozen out of critical and empowering information. First, we needed to notify parents about the event without relying on email or any other digital communication tool. Finally, we identified the most critical elements of digital connectivity and planned speakers and activities to highlight how parents can be more attuned to what is happening at school.

March 2018

techlearning

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.

10 ways administrators should be collaborating with their librarians

eSchool News

Whether a principal, superintendent, head of technology, or head of curriculum, there is likely a gem of a resource among your staff who could push your Future Ready agenda forward. Librarians are ninjas in digital citizenship. Invest in the right digital resources.

Is Your School "Future Ready"?

Graphite Blog

This is the first in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts. In November of 2014, President Obama challenged district superintendents to sign the Future Ready Pledge. By signing, school leaders committed to working with teachers, families, and community members to transition their districts to "personalized, digital learning.". What does it mean to be a Future Ready School?

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream. The Impact of Digital Dreamers.

Buncee is headed to FETC19

Buncee

The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. By adding in a variety of content and multimedia, Buncees can be used to foster creativity, develop critical thinking and digital citizenship skills, and engage students.

Let’s get it started in here!

NeverEndingSearch

There’s been a lot of very expectable buzz on the TL Blogosphere as well as on Future Ready Librarians Facebook Group relating to new ways folks are getting things started. And don’t miss Van Meter’s engaging movie-themed, Future Ready faculty posters and tickets.

Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

edWeb.net

SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities , highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning. Of course, schools can’t make the switch to digital overnight.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). network to be kept updated on this and future events.

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).