Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following resources provide more insight on various digital learning theories and frameworks, including the ones mentioned in this post: Teaching in a Digital Age (2nd Edition): Guidelines for designing teaching and learning by A.W.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan. Last Thursday, The United States Department of Education held an event at the White House unveiling the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Future Ready initiative. The videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan. Last Thursday, The United States Department of Education held an event at the White House unveiling the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Future Ready initiative. The videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning Revolution Events Future Ready Schools - the 2015 School Leadership Summit , June 24th Each year TICAL holds an annual School Leadership Summit. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge. The Pledge is a commitment by district leaders to work with educators, families, and community members to make all schools in their districts Future Ready. Future Ready Schools: the School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air.

Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify

CUE

Luckily, my students know that my class schedule is more like guidelines than actual rules. Soon they were ready and raring to start doing whatever needed to be done to record it. Blended Learning Common Core Standards Creativity and Imagination Education Technology Future Ready animation google slides stop motion

Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

Tech Helpful

That being said, to say we should strive to equip our students to be creative communicators is a vital skill for their future. Find out your school district's stance on sharing student information/faces online and make sure you follow those guidelines. Creative Communicator : Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.

10 ways administrators should be collaborating with their librarians

eSchool News

Whether a principal, superintendent, head of technology, or head of curriculum, there is likely a gem of a resource among your staff who could push your Future Ready agenda forward.

How ‘Dialogue’ Can Create Empathy in a Divided Classroom

Edsurge

A harsh debate can leave students (and instructors) feeling upset, or make them discouraged about participating in future conversations. So setting guidelines or beginning with some kind of norm-setting. And I even talked about creating guidelines at the beginning.

On the importance of making a (reopening) plan

NeverEndingSearch

After seeing Cathi’s message on the Future Ready Librarians’ Facebook Group , librarian Kim Borden, from the Penn Argyl (PA) School District, responded to the call. Library programming services can continue to be provided in a safe manner for both library staff and students following CDC, PA DOH guidelines and our locally developed Health & Safety Plan.

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

As mentioned in my previous post 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , 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.

Confessions of a Digital Leader: Planning Personalized PD

RafranzDavis.com

Experience reminds me that there also must be guidelines…and not because one person may learn more than they should but because whether we choose to admit it or not, there are those who will attempt less than they should. The real trick here is to make those guidelines based on empowerment and not compliance. The Future Ready District: Professional Learning Through Online Communities of Practice.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Using CoSN’s blueprint for smart IT decisions as a guideline, the three superintendents explained how to align priorities, and balance choice with cost and outcomes to creative sustainable programs. She was selected to participate in the Future Ready Superintendent Briefing with the U.S. Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software.

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

As Education Elements has worked with districts across the country, we’ve found a few simple guidelines can help make the visioning process invigorating and inspiring rather than routine or frustrating. Horry County Schools (SC): “To transform teaching and learning by immersing all students in rich, authentic, relevant, personalized digital learning experiences that lead to college and career readiness and enable deeper learning across the disciplines.”.

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

As Education Elements has worked with districts across the country, we’ve found a few simple guidelines can help make the visioning process invigorating and inspiring rather than routine or frustrating. Horry County Schools (SC): “To transform teaching and learning by immersing all students in rich, authentic, relevant, personalized digital learning experiences that lead to college and career readiness and enable deeper learning across the disciplines.”.

Makerspace Starter Kit Updated

The Daring Librarian

but after a couple months of a wasted materials (ex: uncompleted duct tape raincoats that ended up in a sticky ball) and some messy LEGO behavior, I realized we did indeed need a few guidelines. When you are ready the back of the Makey Makey allows you to key map even more keys!"