8 ways schools can become truly Future Ready

eSchool News

Advice for districts seeking to become better at digital teaching and learning. Being Future Ready is about more than just signing a pledge or attending an event. From that ISTE panel, here are several takeaways Future Ready-minded leaders should bear in mind.

Change Needed Today to Prepare for Tomorrow

A Principal's Reflections

Very few people reading this post will deny that the education system has to change now or we run the risk of preparing students for a world that no longer exists. Hence, I come back to the need to support schools and educators in this endeavor.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

Prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. During my time as a public school employee, I’d occasionally hear about educational organizations that were working to support schools in some capacity. URL: www.christenseninstitute.org/education.

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ISTE 2016: Educational Equity, Lifelong Learning, and a Simpler Approach to Edtech

eSpark

At the end of June, eSpark joined the thousands of district and edtech leaders headed to Denver, CO to meet innovative educators and discuss the current state of technology in schools.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Thanks to — or because of — technology change happens at a faster rate than ever before, and education makes no exception. But any of what currently happens in edtech couldn’t be possible without the driving passion for education and technology of people. Department of Education.

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School Boards: 7 Steps to Supporting Digital Learning

Education Superhighway

As digital learning transforms education across the country, how can board members ensure that their policies and budget decisions support digital learning opportunities and the robust infrastructure needed to support it? Know If Your Infrastructure Is Future Ready.

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.

A National Push for More ‘Active Use’ of Technology in Learning

Educator Innovator

In its 2016 National Education Technology Plan, the Department of Education emphasizes model approaches to digital learning. The new plan lays out model ways of using educational technology in the nation’s classrooms, with a focus on equity and active use.

Makerspace Starter Kit Updated

The Daring Librarian

I often talk about baby-steppin into Makerspace (or any new education innovation) is because I don't want you to feel like pressured or guilted into jumping into something new in a big way or spending thousands of dollars from the jump. Future Ready Teacher Librarian & Tech Leader.