A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

A new framework to guide OER curation

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It is also identified as a leadership area on the Future Ready Librarians Framework. And what does it look like when the librarian, armed with a rich OER toolkit, regularly curates urgently needed, high-quality, flexible, no- or low-cost digital tools and content across the curriculum, expertly modeling that practice for the entire learning community? One major outcome of our work is The Role of School Librarians in OER Curation: A Framework Guide to Practice.

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OER and you. The curation mandate

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At the #GoOpen Exchange on Friday, everyone was talking about OER and the need to curate. I was proud to be there to share along with some serious library power: AASL President Leslie Preddy, Mark Ray (WA) Washington, Jennifer Boudrye (D.C.) But it was clear to our little group, that to the larger majority of the participants, we were not even on the OER radar. Some OER background: Launched in October, GoOpen is a U.S. What are OER?

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Curation and the School Librarian

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It’s identified as a leadership area on the Future Ready Librarians Framework. OER and you: The curation mandate. Curation (School Library Monthly). OER: Issues, Possibilities and the Promise of Curation (with Brenda Boyer). AASLstandards curation social media video #aaslstandards #futurereadylibs Future Ready Librarians social media curationIt’s one of AASL’s Shared Foundations in the new National Standards.

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Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Join the 4,000 others who have already registered to participate or watch the recordings now and we'll also send you our curated resource conference reading packet: 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, 10 websites, and a YouTube video playlist --all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of the future.

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Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

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When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. The folks we interviewed across library land curated in several different ways and we used the term curation differently depending on current community needs or where they were in any particular project. In school libraries, digital curation represents a workflow strategy for student inquiry. Curating OER. Clearly, curation is not only about OER.

State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

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Students can now have an entire library in their backpack, and this changes the dynamic for schools and students. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net , SETDA , and Future Ready Schools , and sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities , highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Content and Curriculum Creator, Project Explorer Creating OER-s and Interactive STEM Applications in Mathematics Higher Education , Lucie Mingla Math Educator, New York City College of Technology, CUNY Cross-cultural alignments, fertilization, differentiation: Bridging the gaps through technology , Melda N. Bronwyn has travelled the world speaking about the importance of preparing students to be future ready.