In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

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

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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?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives. Faculty training does not always acknowledge the fact that digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.

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.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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One more stat — which may explain the whole social-media-as-news-trend — and then I’ll connect these dots: 60% of people don’t trust traditional news sources. Also available for educators are teacher videos, lesson plans, and webinars.

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ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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Among the MANY items in my own digital tote is Denise Henry-Orndorff’s Periodic Table of Google Extensions. We learned at ALA that next year, the two lists will be combined as digital tools.). it’s an interesting trend. ISTE both thrills and overwhelms me.

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5 Ways Librarians Can Use Common Sense Education

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Students these days visit the library not only to check out a book but also to do research on school computers, to create original movies or music with digital-creation tools, and, in some cases, even use a school's new 3-D printer in the library makerspace. Participate in our Digital Classroom and Digital Citizenship webinars. Each webinar airs at the end of the month and offers solid teaching insight from expert educators in the field.

5 Ways Librarians Can Use Graphite

Graphite Blog

Students these days visit the library not only to check out a book but also to do research on school computers, to create original movies or music with digital-creation tools, and, in some cases, even use a school's new 3-D printer in the library makerspace. Participate in our Digital Classroom and Digital Citizenship webinars. Each webinar airs at the end of the month and offers solid teaching insight from expert educators in the field.

Is Your School "Future Ready"?

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This is the first in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts. We are also hosting monthly webinars to dig deeper. The first two webinars are archived and available here. By signing, school leaders committed to working with teachers, families, and community members to transition their districts to "personalized, digital learning.".

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Monday, April 27th at 5pm edWeb Webinar: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning , Are you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin? These interactive sessions on future technology trends will present key issues faced by information professionals and educators.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, April 27th at 5pm edWeb Webinar: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning , Are you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin? Join the webinar at https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=HYOWPart106.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

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The purpose of the Librarians Network is to promote librarians as leaders and champions of educational technology and digital literacy. 2014/15 Webinars. We’ve managed ever-evolving traditional and digital collections.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” platforms are digital infrastructures that enable two or more groups to interact.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. How does your library manage digital collections?