Library 2.0

Learning with 'e's

What does the future hold for our university libraries? The library has long been seen by many as a very traditional, conservative institution, and is often portrayed as a place where rows upon rows of antiquated book shelves slowly gather dust. 2009) Library 2.0:

Education in a World of Social and Technological Change #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Trying to understand their perspectives and sensibilities they bring to digital media. The Digital Tipping Point - moment in a young person''s life when they migrate to the digital world. The Digital Edge - Watkins is trying to understand role of digital media in lives of kids on the margins of digital access - second language homes, low socioeco environments, etc? Was inspired by the concept of digital divide - technology rich vs. technology poor.

HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

The Daring Librarian

On the back of my Sephora catalog, windows of shops, and in my library! QR Codes in the Classroom - and the Library! QR codes can also be used to conduct a treasure hunt of information in the school library. In our hallway - promoting our Google Form Book Reviews !

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

BYOD deepens the digital divide. Even when schools provide for these students — like making them beneficiaries of a BYOD funding program, or letting them check out a device from the school’s library — the digital divide doesn’t disappear completely.

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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. This site provides thousands of digitized books, audio recordings, DVDs/CDs from the public domain (or out-of-copyright). Open Library.

OPINION: Online homework is a problem for 5 million families without internet at home

The Hechinger Report

Related: New documentary explores ‘the digital divide’. These assignments, like most made by your teachers, must be emailed or dropped into your teacher’s cloud-based Google classroom by 11 p.m. . Imagine you’re in high school.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students | Ars Technica → The role of the library in the digital age has grown thanks to cloud tools. This week, I introduced the K-12 Cyber Incident Map.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students | Ars Technica → The role of the library in the digital age has grown thanks to cloud tools. This week, I introduced the K-12 Cyber Incident Map.

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A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

But a few pioneering districts have shown that it’s possible, and Albemarle County has joined a nascent trend of districts trying to build their own bridges across the digital divide. Related: Not all towns are created equal, digitally. Read more about the Digital Divide.

How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment

Edsurge

This is evident in the way that Google Forms transform exit tickets by quickly and efficiently identifying areas of confusion, highlighting opportunities to dive in to the next day’s lesson. For instance, a student may refer to the Oxford online dictionary instead of meandering to the class library and sifting through the pages to find the word “obfuscate.” In art class, painting in watercolors becomes a three-dimensional rendering using tools like Google’s Tilt Brush.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Schools told compulsory 'BYO device' policies are illegal | NZ Herald → "We will be reminding all schools that boards of trustees can ask, but can't compel, families to bring their own digital devices because schools can't deny a child's access to learning if their parents can't provide them one," she said. "In I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Schools told compulsory 'BYO device' policies are illegal | NZ Herald → "We will be reminding all schools that boards of trustees can ask, but can't compel, families to bring their own digital devices because schools can't deny a child's access to learning if their parents can't provide them one," she said. "In I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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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 most obvious addition to the plan is its focus on the “digital-use divide.”

November 7 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ANNOUNCEMENTS The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference was a huge success, and all of the session recordings are posted on the site! New additions to the already-amazing guest schedule are Henry Eyring on The Innovative University , Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach on The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age , and Cable Green on "public funding should equal openly-licensed resources."

Makerspace Starter Kit Updated

The Daring Librarian

Three years ago I shared with you what I was buying to boost our Makerspace area using four empty Library study carrels that no longer held desktop Macs. Because, I found that bananas in the library spoil pretty fast! Yet you can go so much further with this digital duct tape."

Big Rich Mt. Olympus: Legendary Drama!

The Daring Librarian

Challenge: Limited Technology, Time, & Maximize Engagement A simple shared library book cart loaded with World Book Encyclopedias, pulled mythology books, a MentorMob playlist (embedded below), a Wikipspaces page , and a few MacBooks can = meaningful mythology research!

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Sunday, October 19th - Saturday, October 25th Digital Citizenship Week , Join us for Digital Citizenship Week and engage students, teachers, and families in your community in thinking critically, behaving safely, and participating responsibly online.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

And speaking of copyrighting a language of a warlike people, the Oracle v Google case had its closing arguments this week. On Thursday, the judge gave Google the victory , ruling that the company’s use of the Java API fell under fair use provisions. Also off campus, not on-: “ Unemployed Detroit Residents Are Trapped by a Digital Divide.” ” Via Ars Technica : “Queen’s Brian May unveils Owl VR : His Victorian take on Google Cardboard.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via WaPo : “The FCC talks the talk on the digital divide – and then walks in the other direction.” ” Via Geekwire : “ Google quietly donates $10M to University of Washington in another major computer science gift.” ” Via Education Dive : “ Digital ed tech pricing library brings transparency to procurement.” Via the AP : “How Google Chromebooks conquered schools.” Education Politics.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Facebook, like Google, is an advertising company. Before I turn to the President-Elect’s campaign promises and potential education and computer technology policies, I want to note that this Presidential election was influenced by digital technologies in ways that make the “ digital masterminds ” who supposedly helped Obama win re-election pale by comparison: Hacks – perhaps by Russia – of the Democratic National Committee.

EduCon: Daring Conversations

The Daring Librarian

Creating a 24/7 Library through blogging, wiki web resources, & Twittering Librarians can up their web presence and promote their practice to the community. The goal - creatively and collaboratively build a Google slidedeck, & wiki pages of product ideas.

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