Gale Launches New Accredited Online Adult High School Program to Public Libraries

eSchool News

September 11, 2021 – Gale , part of Cengage Group, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School , a new online accredited diploma completion program available to public libraries. The program will be available to all public libraries in Missouri this month.

Planning for Elementary School Closures #CoronaVirus #CoVid19 #RemoteLearning

The Innovative Educator

In the age of technology, planning for secondary students has become a bit easier as many schools already use platforms like Google Classroom, Schoology, or Microsoft Teams. Additionally, childcare is not as a big of a concern for older children, but what about elementary school students? Library: Go to the library and have your child pick out lots of books. Schools being closed is nothing new. There are spring and winter breaks. There are snow days.


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Education Businesses, Associations Want School Library Funding Increased

Marketplace K-12

A coalition of more than 20 companies and organizations want the Senate to fold a bill about school libraries into the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Lobbying Scholastic americanlibraryassociation elementaryandsecondaryeducationact jackreed jamespatterson lamaralexander pattymurray scholastic thadcochran

Literature-Map: Help students find new authors to fall in love with

iLearn Technology

Literature Map is a great site to bookmark on classroom computers, in the library, or on student devices. Analyze Anastasis Academy History inspiration Language Arts Middle/High School Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources web tools Websites author book books genre library literacy literature litureature map love of reading read reading voiceWhat it is: Literature Map is a literature recommendation system.

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BombBomb is hands down the best way to upgrade your email game

iLearn Technology

Because you have a built-in video library, email library, form library, and the ability to automate, you could set this up one year and continue using it year after year! Again, with the email/video/form library you could create this one year and keep using it over and over.

Check123: Video Encyclopedia

iLearn Technology

Check123 is a great one to keep bookmarked on classroom and library computers for quick reference. What it is: Check 123 is a new video encyclopedia site for kids. All videos are validated and ranked by Check123 professionals, are 1-3 minutes in length, and a curated on just about any subject you can think of.

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Aurasma: Create Augmented Reality Experiences in Under 2 Min.

iLearn Technology

As students are searching the library through the Aurasma app, they will see the reviews that other students have left behind. Anastasis Academy Art Classroom Management Create Foreign Language Geography Government History Inquiry inspiration Interactive book iPod Maker Space Math Middle/High School Primary Elementary Science Secondary Elementary Subject Teacher Resources Understand (describe, explain) web tools Web2.0

123D Design: The simplest (FREE) way to get ideas into 3D

iLearn Technology

There is also a quick start guide and a library of video tutorials that will explain how the different tools within the app work. Anastasis Academy Apply Art Create Inquiry iPod Maker Space Math Middle/High School Primary Elementary Science Secondary Elementary Technology Video Tutorials web tools Websites 123d Design 3d design 3d printer 3d printing anastasis app autodesk coordinate planes create design design thinking edit free inquiry iPad learning mac maker space pc prototype lab

Digital Badges: credentialing the things that make us fully human

iLearn Technology

because it brings us so many books and expands our classroom libraries and feeds our students desire to read. Several Colorado organizations shared about the ways that they are using digital badging to help students capture learning including the Denver Public Library, Colorado History Museum, and Colorado volunteers. Two weeks ago, I attended the Digital Badge Summit in Denver, CO.

Flash & Thunder- Part graphic novel, part game, all fun and learning

iLearn Technology

This challenge would be an excellent addition to your classroom library. 5Sigma Analyze Anastasis Academy Apply Evaluate Geography Government History Interactive book Interactive Whiteboard iPod Language Arts Primary Elementary Secondary Elementary Technology Websites adventure barnes and nobel challenge comprehension game graphic novel inquiry INVICTA ios iPad leadership literacy maps reading video game

#getESEAright: Make some noise for school library funding on Thursday night


We need to tell legislators how important school libraries and librarians are to our students and we need your voice to take up the rallying cry. Here’s how you can help: On Thursday, April 9, 2015, between 7-8pm , post one or all of the tweets below, or create your own: School libraries receive over 1.3 getESEAright – include funding for school libraries with the SKILLS Act. Strong school libraries drive student achievement!

How to raise rural enrollment in higher education? Go local

The Hechinger Report

Texas got rootEd’s attention, she said, because a new education finance law , HB3, includes funding to encourage post-secondary enrollment that could help support their efforts there. Kali Lindsay in front of the Memorial Student Union on the University of Missouri campus.

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Books to Africa and A Personal Transformation to a Global Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Hembree is a teacher-librarian at Cougar Ridge Elementary School near Seattle, WA. Prior to landing her librarian dream job, she was both a secondary and primary classroom teacher. She also hosts the Bulldog Reader blog and writes about books, lessons, technology and all things library. Julie Hembree on episode 233 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Live Thursday, May 3rd - School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, May 3rd, for live and interactive Future of Education conversation with Buffy Hamilton and Kristin Fontichiaro, editors of School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come. Their crowdsourced eBook, which is available for free download, is a collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. What is the future of school libraries?

Special Library 2.0 Interview Today with David Loertscher, Plus Other Live Sessions from WLMA

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Friday, October 14th, for a live and interactive webinar with David Loertscher , who will be coming in live from the Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2011 conference to visit with us. He has been a school library media specialist in Nevada and Idaho at both the elementary and secondary school levels.

3 Ways to Stress Less in Today’s Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

5 practical lessons for elementary classroom inclusion. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Teachers are stressing over so many things.

Refreshing your on- and offline spaces with a bit of library eye candy


When it comes time for a bit of library refreshing, in the form of posters and bulletin boards, there are so many wonderful shared options. As I mentioned back then, every year, as we move back into our libraries and classrooms, we search for meaningful, inspiring, attractive visuals to fill our display cases, to grace our bulletin boards, to embed on our websites and most importantly, to engage and inspire those who visit.

Celebrating Culturally Diverse Winter Holidays in the Classroom


Add books to your classroom library that feature different winter holiday celebrations around the world. Guidance on Constitutionally Protected Prayer and Religious Expression in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools.”

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators


Culturally responsive teaching encompasses little steps like adding diverse books in your classroom library , as well as larger ones like adjusting your curriculum to include voices from marginalized communities. Indicator 6: Elementary and Secondary Enrollment.

Professional Learning in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

Jessica Besler, a kindergarten teacher at Lakeview Elementary School, is a member of the program’s second cohort. Jessica Besler Kindergarten Teacher, Lakeview Elementary School.

On INFOhio’s light


INFOhio , Ohio’s PreK-12 Digital Library, knows how important it is to spread light–in knowledge and in leadership–by reaching out to the education community. Currently, school librarians are disappearing from staff lists, but recent national legislative actions have lit a new flame of hope in the school library windows. The MakerSpace movement is steadily growing within Ohio’s school libraries. I’ve been a long-time fan of the work of INFOhio.

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3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom


Use kid-friendly Twitter feeds like those by NASA, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, and Library of Congress. Because Facebook’s age limit is 13, elementary schoolers won’t have their own accounts. Source Share: If you’re a history teacher, ask students to research a primary or secondary source online about U.S. Where do students spend their time outside of school?

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class


If a student might work more efficiently in a quieter learning environment, for example, you could allow them to complete a project in the school library. Students can also select independent reading books from our online library. Differentiation of Instruction in the Elementary Grades.

Want to Make Education More Innovative? Let’s Invest in R&D


billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding into our education system. Perea Elementary in Memphis , for example redesigned how parents, teachers, and children support each other in virtual, in-person, and hybrid settings.

Online Courses from Vector Solutions Help Schools Address Pandemic-Related Behavioral Challenges

eSchool News

Its extensive online and mobile training library features carefully curated world-class content to meet the unique needs of professionals in the industrial, engineering, education, and public safety industries.

K-12 Funding in the American Rescue Plan

MIND Research Institute

billion has been added to the ESSER fund for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, with new spending requirements for districts and schools with high percentages of students living in poverty.

4 Tips for Facilitating Powerful Student Collaboration

Digital Promise

Another team created their own game testing protocol and got feedback from a local game library. HP Teaching Fellows, part of HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom initiative, supports innovative elementary and secondary school teachers demonstrating powerful teaching and learning with technology. In HP Teaching Fellow Melissa Wrenchey’s class, students collaborate to design prototypes that address real-world challenges.

Video Book Trailer Awards

The Daring Librarian

On September 27th, School Library Journal will ask readers to vote for the best video trailers that promote books and encourage reading. Winners will be announced at the School Library Journal Leadership Summit on the Future of Reading on October 22, 2010 in Chicago. contest Diane Cordell iMovie joyce valenza School Library Journal video book awards From Joyce Valenza, on the NeverEndingSearch Blog: New Book Video Trailer Awards! "On

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Today we see a number of dual enrollment programs, for example, and secondary students in P-Tech programs , the Bard Early Colleges , and other initiatives are graduating with college credits.

Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As part of the Reinvent the Classroom initiative, a collaboration between Digital Promise, HP, Microsoft, and Intel, Digital Promise is supporting innovative elementary and secondary school teachers through the HP Teaching Fellows.

Civics Education Is Essential for Creating Engaged Citizens. I’m Hopeful It's About to Make a Comeback.


This is especially evident in the elementary grades, which on average only teach social studies 30 minutes a week. Secondary students can investigate what factors determined citizenship through historical case studies centered on both national and local narratives.

Making Sure Your Online Services Protect Your Students’ Data

She graduated from Florida State University and received a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation in Rural School Districts

He received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Southern Mississippi in elementary education. Dr. Dillon has taught in elementary and junior high schools and coached on the high school level. He has served as Principal at the secondary level as well as Assistant Superintendent.

Innovations for Educators: IBM’s Teacher Advisor

The Christensen Institute

Teacher Advisor is a free online resource that helps elementary school teachers plan math lessons. It houses a library of K-5 math open education resources (OERs)—including activities, lesson plans, and supporting materials—from organizations such as EngageNY , the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education , CPALMS , and UnboundEd.

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Education Needs to Push the Hard-Reset Button

EdNews Daily

Part of completion would be student involvement in furthering the library of modules available for that stream of study. . He has taught in the same school district his entire career with experience at both secondary and elementary levels. By Matt Ridenour.

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