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.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Rob will be speaking at FETC 2018 on Thursday, January 25th at 2pm on the topic Are You Future Ready? Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE.

How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0?

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As we are going head-on through a phase of technological revolution- Industry 4.0, The post How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0? Online Assessment Platform hiring techniques industry 4.0

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE. In this new edition, Rob will be relating how technology can help a variety of readers, not just the reluctant readers but: non-readers, struggling readers, enriched readers, and ELL readers.

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

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The 21 st -century classroom has undergone many changes, from the growing implementation of new tools and technologies, to new ways of thinking about teaching and learning.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning Copy

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Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE. In this new edition, Rob will be relating how technology can help a variety of readers, not just the reluctant readers but: non-readers, struggling readers, enriched readers, and ELL readers.

Events + News - Canva Webinar - NMC Summer Conference - Future Ready Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

22nd Annual NMC Summer Conference , The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

Leading Schools of the Future

A Principal's Reflections

Portions of this post are adapted from the Future Ready Schools website with permission. Advances in technology continue to impact society in amazing ways. They thrive in this world and find relevancy and value through a variety of experiences that technology provides.

Learn how the Alliance for Excellent Education can help you and your students! | @All4ed

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The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington based advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students are ready for success in college. Show Topics * The Alliance for Excellent Education * 4th Annual Digital Learning Day * What is Future Ready?

6 Ways to Build Culture When Leading a Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

The shift to Future Ready Schools with blended and digital learning is dramatically changing the role of the school leader and requires focused attention on the critical importance of school culture in a successful transition. Future Ready Schools.

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.

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. The organizations referenced in this post are also leaders in the field of educational technology. Technology Leadership. Organization: Future Ready Schools ® (Part of the Alliance for Excellent Education).

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Events + News - Future Ready June 24 - Global Ed Day at ISTE - Library 2.015 Proposals - NMC This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

22nd Annual NMC Summer Conference , The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

From Providence, Rhode Island to Phoenix, Arizona, I’ve had the privilege to travel and work with over 2,300 district leaders from almost 500 school districts over the past year through the Future Ready Initiative. SIIA, the organization that represents the software industry launched the Student Privacy Pledge , giving school partners that collect data a platform to show their commitment to maintain student privacy. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

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I know we have already discussed digital citizenship in a prior blog post in this series but I believe communication is one of the most critical parts of being a good steward in the world of technology. She's a unicorn in her industry and we need to develop more unicorns in the STEM field.

Personalization and Teacher Engagement Play Vital Roles in College and Career Readiness

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College and career readiness has grown to be a hot topic that is on the mind of every educational leader in the nation. Innovators in education shared their expertise on preparing students to be ready for the working world in a recent edWebinar.

3 things schools must know about the rising “phigital” student

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A major generational clash is underway, says a foremost expert, and it’s affecting all industries, including education. Students also say a lack of digital technology options and tedious online protocols make them think less of their university.

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Life After 1:1 #Lead3

There is no box

If you are at a district that has entered the 21st Century and made the decision to provide technology access to every student, congratulations, you’ve taken you’re first step into a larger world. But if you embrace change and explore the possibilities, you can start to transform reality into something new and relevant for the age of information overload and the 4th great industrial revolution. 1:1 Commentary edtech future ready

Algorithms, learning curves, data and change.

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As he discussed the significance technology plays in his world, I found myself grinning. I do believe that technology will be a major support and game changer for teachers. It was the biggest "future ready" slap in the face of reality that I have had in a very long time.

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Future-forward: How to incorporate the 5th ‘C’ of 21st Century learning

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This is why we add to our list of 21 st -century learning skills a fifth C: career readiness. Career readiness can be engrained into the teaching and learning landscape in many ways. Next page: Career readiness through real scenarios; teamwork).

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

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Let me make sure I’m clear here – I’m interested in the “push,” in the stories we tell about machines more so than the technology underpinning the machines themselves. Take, for example, the founding editor of the technology trade magazine Wired , Kevin Kelly.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

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The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every conversation about the future of teaching and learning. Digital Learning Featured professional development Technology SEL technology Thom MarkhamBy Thom Markham.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

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Blatantly audible complaints by employees (“We have ‘this new system…’”) made it clear staff were neither trained adequately nor on board with the new technology. Use Technology Learners Already Know. The Future is Now.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2020 SXSW EDU PanelPicker

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We’re excited for the opportunity to share our work and highlight possibilities for the future of education, covering topics such as educational equity, the power of digital learning, workforce development, Challenge Based Learning, and inclusive innovation.

Learning Transformed: A Free Webinar!

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Murray , Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education, Author, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today. Please join the Alliance for Excellent Education and Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. Good Afternoon, Friends!

The Power of Place: Exploring the Future of Readiness in a Local Context

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and beyond, stakeholders invested in creating positive futures for young people face a critical window of choice. The rise of smart machines is altering the ways that humans can and will engage in the workforce in the future, and our notion of what constitutes a “job” is changing as work becomes more taskified and project-based. These shifts require us to look beyond our current definitions of readiness and redefine what today’s young people will need to thrive in the future.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

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With that in mind, we invite you to help us tell our stories at SXSW EDU 2019 to spread the word on topics like learner variability, educator micro-credentials, immersive storytelling with 360° technology, maker learning, edtech pilots, data interoperability, and more.

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10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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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.

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Game On: Teachers Should Continue to Gamify Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

The gaming industry thrived, and educators looked for ways to capitalize on that. Here's how you can enroll your teachers in a free future-ready teachers badge group.). This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series.

Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things

EdTech Magazine

Recognizing the value of smart and connected classrooms, most school districts are experimenting with the Internet of Things or plan to do so in the near future. While IoT deployments are relatively new to education, industry observers expect the technology to make a big impact thanks to its potential to reduce costs, improve security and boost student engagement. But will current K–12 networks be ready to carry the onslaught of additional traffic?

Workbench Education Expands Partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools

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This PD focused on educational technology hardware and software, including hands-on instruction on using the Workbench Education platform to manage classes and create standards-aligned PBL content. Today’s students need high-quality experiences using various forms of technology.

How Virtual Reality Helps This N.Y. School District Prepare Students for Their Future

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In 2014 Jill Gierasch could see the writing on the wall—students from her New York school district were saturated in technology at home, but that wasn’t the case at school. Engagement in technology-free classes was waning and while the deputy superintendent for Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District (POB) didn’t want students using technology just for the sake of technology—she wanted her schools and students to be future-ready.

7 ways to drive district-wide innovation

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Related: 3 ways technology & innovation are transforming classrooms. The first pathway to launch is Construction, and due to our partnership with local industry, students are already participating in projects with real-world relevance across grade levels.

Game-Based Learning Is Changing How We Teach. Here's Why.

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EdSurge recently caught up with White to talk about how game-based learning (GBL) can help children develop the skills that will be essential in their future jobs, and how Minecraft, specifically, has influenced classroom education and the learning game industry. You often hear these skills—such as collaboration, problem solving, communication and critical thinking—referred to as higher-order thinking skills or 21st-century skills or future-ready skills.

Esports: The Down & Dirty Stats for Educators - Live from #ISTE19

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The Stats Future ready skills Improvements in: Attention Problem solving Digital literacy Technology fluency Math achievement School Success Students who play esports are know to have: Increased attendance Increased participation in school activities Decreased at-home game play Increased GPA College Scholarship Opportunities Hundreds of colleges provide scholarships for esports athletes. If you want to know about the next big thing in ed tech, you should know about esports.