Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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. She kicked off Season 6 of the Emerging Tech series of webinars on October 19th with a live broadcast from New Canaan High School on the topic of “ Future Ready Librarians.”

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. Leadership and Vision Our Changing World Audrey Watters future future-ready Karl Fisch vision


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


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.

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

Fierce & Future Ready 7. but then ask them to either email you or drop by the library and put their name on the list. “I Google terms like "your subject area, your level, lesson plan, unit, & rubric" you can also later add in search terms like "future ready," "framework," "technology integration," or "printables." Maybe this is just for the secondary level, middle or high school but I've seen teachers counting - crash and burn -- BAD.

It’s 2018, not 1918. Basic skills are not enough.

Dangerously Irrelevant

“When we give them a diploma without ensuring that they have basic skills and they go to post-secondary education and they hit a brick wall – when they get into those English and math gateway courses, when they don’t have the necessary basic skills or preparation to get a job and take care of themselves,” he said. If we don’t frame future readiness and life success as more than basic skills, we’re doing our students and graduates a grave disservice.

3 Key Actions for 2021-22 You Can Take Now

COVID’s impact on schools was so substantial that Congress established the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER). Reinventing spaces—designing flexible classroom spaces and turning a library into a learning commons with flexible seating and mobile bookshelves.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

Normally, many rural districts work with local libraries and businesses to provide students with WiFi hotspots. She was selected to participate in the Future Ready Superintendent Briefing with the U.S. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

Her previous experiences include being a classroom business teacher at the high school and post-secondary levels, assistant director of a vocational cooperative, principal at East Noble High School, and assistant superintendent at East Noble School Corporation. 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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sparking Empathy and future literacies with Empatico , Jonathan Nalder, FutureWe and St Peters Lutheran College Special events and field trips to make global learning come alive , Kristin Montgomery, teacher, Growing Global Citizens Speed Reading and Subitizing , ECDE teacher at KingPin Children Center, the Executive Director at BigPen Program-Kenya and the Coordinator of international Expansion in Enabling Support Foundation. |