5 ways to teach students to be future-ready

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Today’s students face a technology-infused, innovation-filled world in their future. Teaching 4 c's collaboration creativity edtech educational technology future ready job preparation life skills

Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

Tom Murray

The Future Ready Frame work , a dynamic, research-based support for school leaders, created by Future Ready Schools? Many are also taking advantage of the hundreds of free tools found in the Future Ready Dashboard.

Are You Future Ready? via @OfficeofEdTech - A Question Kids Deserve!

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How Are You Thinking About Educational Design? Scroll down to see The Future Ready District Pledge - *You''re Invited to Sign it Today!* I was recently invited to speak in Australia for the Future Schools Expo regarding reimagining physical and virtual learning environments.

How Librarians Hold the Key to Future Ready Schools

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Do you see librarians as part of the future? In June, I began working formally with the Alliance for Excellent Education as Lead for Future Ready Librarians. At Future Ready Librarians , we pose two essential questions: How can librarians support Future Ready Schools?

Look Into the Future Ready

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Future Ready SchoolsⓇ (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts, whether public, private, or charter, move quickly toward preparing students for success. The History of Future Ready Schools ®.

Aligning the 10 building blocks for future ready schools

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One of the themes of my InnEdCO Leadership Academy keynote this year is the idea that there are multiple paths to future ready schools. Competency-based education and standards-based grading. Education in a digital world [VIDEO].

Just Announced: FREE Future Ready Schools Institutes

Tom Murray

As many readers of my blog know, I serve as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools® , a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education , located in Washington, D.C. Check out some of the information from FRS and how YOU can get involved, here: Future Ready Schools® (FRS) has announced a series of eight free regional events to support educators who are planning to implement personalizing learning strategies for their students.

10 ways to help students become “future ready”

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Educators have a daunting task. Teaching communication future ready global connections job skills workforceIt’s our job to help students prepare for a workforce that we can’t describe. Today, people have jobs that we couldn’t dream of several years ago. For example … managing social media for companies arranging work-from-home or telecommuting optimizing websites for search engines People all over the world are doing [.].

Launching Future Ready Librarians

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The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Four Lessons from Future Ready Districts

Digital Promise

The Future Ready movement – an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education – is taking its show on the road, with regional summits happening now through June.

Empower students to be future ready with these top 5 tools

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Educators are constantly looking for resources and tools to get students engaged and excited about the content they are teaching. Empowerment means you are providing your students with the future-ready skills and experiences they can take with them into the future.

Are you future ready?

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The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Future Ready Librarians launch

NeverEndingSearch

The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

9 Steps to a Future-Ready Education

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By Jon Phillips Initiatives are about more than just adopting technology. Investment Management Professional Development

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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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.

Parent Engagement in a Future Ready School

Tom Murray

Note: This blog post represents my personal views and not that of my employer, the Alliance for Education, or that of the US Department of Education; the two organizations that are running Future Ready. Parent Engagement in a Future Ready School It’s no secret. This post was originally published by the National PTA, here.

Easy Ways to Get Students Future Ready

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Change is inevitable, and while it’s important to design lessons with an end result in mind, it’s difficult to prepare students for a future that doesn’t exist yet. In the recent edWebinar, “ The Future Ready Challenge: Improve Student Outcomes in 18 Weeks ,” hosted by edWeb.net , Dr. L.

What is the Future Ready Effort?

Tom Murray

Future Ready Schools is a bold new initiative, led by the Alliance for Excellent Education, supported by the US Department of Education, and in partnership with the LEAD Commission and a vast coalition of organizations, working to support school district superintendents and their leadership teams on district-wide transformation.

What is the Future Ready Initiative?

Tom Murray

The Future Ready Schools Initiative is a bold new initiative, led by theAlliance for Excellent Education, supported by theUS Department of Education, and in partnership with the LEAD Commission and a vast coalition of organizations, working to support school district superintendents and their leadership teams on district-wide transformation.

Future Ready: A Systemic Plan for Transformation

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Future Ready is a free, bold new effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship. Murray’s team at the Alliance for Excellent Education and the U.S.

4 Ways to Get Your School Future-Ready

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Make sure your district is geared up for what’s next in education by collaborating to build a strong infrastructure. Leadership Management Networking Training

Informing your PD efforts: New ISTE Standards for Educators and Future Ready Frameworks

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As the 2017/2018 school year approaches, it would be good to know about a couple of documents/frameworks that will be influencing the ways we teach with, learn with and support our classroom educator and coach partners. Invigorate Teachers with the ISTE Standards for Educators from ISTE.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Robert Furman, an elementary principal, best-selling author, and national keynote speaker, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net, for an interview hosted by Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Robert Furman, an elementary principal, best-selling author, and national keynote speaker, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net, for an interview hosted by Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio.

Future Ready Librarian Leadership Summit Scheduled for June 23 in Chicago

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The “Future Ready Librarian Leadership Summit” is hosted by Follett, which more than two years ago announced its support of Future Ready Schools (FRS), an initiative developed by the U.S. Department of Education. Ed Tech Ticker News Conference Future Ready Schools

Future Ready Schools heralds school librarians as leaders

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New project highlights critical role school librarians play in supporting Future Ready goals. Future Ready Schools (FRS), led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) in partnership with the U.S. Future Ready schools require new kinds of leadership.

Future Readiness Depends on Equity. Here’s How My Product Factors That In.

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We want students to be ready for the future. According to the Alliance for Excellent Education, to be a future-ready school is to be a school that maximizes digital learning experiences.

Trending: This style of learning has teachers and students re-imagining Future-Ready

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In this interview, three education leaders—Monica Burns, Richard Byrne, and Vicki Davis—will share their takes on this innovative style of learning.

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

MindShift

Every year thousands of educators gather for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference eager to learn about the newest features in favorite apps and to glean ideas from one another about how to effectively teach in new ways.

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

eSchool News

Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become future ready. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, expanded FRS to position school librarians as leaders in this effort.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning Copy

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Robert Furman, an elementary principal, best-selling author, and national keynote speaker, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net, for an interview hosted by Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio.

Are you a Future Ready Librarian?

eSchool News

And for the last five years, I’ve been a district administrator, including almost two years as chief digital officer overseeing IT and educational technology operations for a district of nearly 24,000 students. This is the most essential and fundamental role of the Future Ready Librarian.

3 easy ways to get students future ready

eSchool News

Change is inevitable, and while it’s important to design lessons with an end result in mind, it’s difficult to prepare students for a future that doesn’t exist yet. In the recent edWebinar, “ The Future Ready Challenge: Improve Student Outcomes in 18 Weeks ,” hosted by edWeb.net , Dr. L.

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

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During five upcoming FRS institutes in Fall 2018, FRS Tech Leaders will tap an active network of like-minded educators beyond their own school, district, and state to share ideas and examples to overcome barriers to implementation, and for help and advice when challenges arise.

Framework: Future Ready’s Transformation Framework

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Launched in 2015, Future Ready Schools ®, a collaboration of over 60 national and regional organizations, led by the Alliance for Excellent Education , lays out a framework for change and provides a myriad of free tools and resources, as well as support for district and school-based leaders. At the heart of the Future Ready Framework is the learner. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

What Do "Future Ready" Students Look Like?

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Suzie Boss Education Trends Read about the winners of the $1 million Hult Prize, which leverages student innovation to address global issues Photo credit: MarineCorps NewYork via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

?Reports: On Leadership from Future Ready

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The Office of Educational Technology (OET), in partnership with the American Institutes for Research, developed a research-based synthesis that defines a set of 27 policies and practices within four focus areas: collaborative leadership, personalized student learning, personalized professional learning and robust infrastructure. The resulting Characteristics of Future Ready Leadership describes the policies and practices used by successful Future Ready district leaders.

Future-Ready Strategies to Deliver High-Impact Learning Experiences Now

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Today’s educators dream of an interconnected educational structure that merges important resources, purposes, and properties into a single productive ecosystem. In addition, the skills that students will need for future success have changed.

Future Ready Schools® Releases New Blended Learning Guide for Districts

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In conjunction with the seventh annual Digital Learning Day , Future Ready Schools (FRS), an initiative of the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), released a new guide for school districts interested in using “blended learning” to support their approach to instruction.

Free Resources to Support Your Work

Tom Murray

You can listen to the podcast episode here: If you listen to the podcast, you’ll hear Greg and I discuss a variety of resources such as Future Ready Schools and Digital Learning Day, issues that we are all facing, ways to advocate for some of our children most in need, and the work of my home organization, The Alliance for Excellent Education, each of which I share below. Future Ready Schools?