Future Ready Flexible Classrooms

There is no box

One that not every teacher is necessarily ready to take on. A mobile standing height platform with storage is popular with teachers. classroom furniture flexible learning environment future ready

First Future Ready Schools Summit Kicks Off

EdTech Magazine

Bandwidth Management Funding Leadership Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless Frank Smith School leaders gather for orientation on nationwide digital-learning efforts, in conjunction with ConnectED.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Future-Ready Strategies to Deliver High-Impact Learning Experiences Now


In addition, the skills that students will need for future success have changed. Just three months after MeTEOR completed the new furniture installation, 88 percent of the students felt that the furniture was facilitating their learning.

Future Ready Schools® Releases New Blended Learning Guide for Districts


In conjunction with the seventh annual Digital Learning Day , Future Ready Schools (FRS), an initiative of the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), released a new guide for school districts interested in using “blended learning” to support their approach to instruction.

Leading Schools of the Future

A Principal's Reflections

Portions of this post are adapted from the Future Ready Schools website with permission. Digital leadership takes into account recent changes such as ubiquitous connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization.

It’s New Year’s…Yeah, But…


Rather than being frozen, we can become mobilized by the possibilities. Our students have changed, our world has changed, our future is changed. So why not work together to create a better future for our students? Our students-their futures and ours, are counting on it. .

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech


Mobile Devices. Education Technology Future Ready Technology in Education Uncategorized Chromebook edtech screen start the year tabletHey, how’s your year starting?

EdTech 140

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning Revolution Events Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit , June 24th Each year TICAL holds an annual School Leadership Summit. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

Higher Ed: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S : The award winning TabPro S provides ultra mobility and the freedom of a Galaxy tablet with the productivity of a full windows device. Blog Chromebook Device Selection edtech future ready Procurement Samsung Samsung Galaxy This post is sponsored by Samsung. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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

eSchool News

For education, this means heavy focus should be placed on incorporating not only digital materials in the classroom, but incorporating mobile devices in class and mobile strategies within the school or institution.

Kaplan 109

Life After 1:1 #Lead3

There is no box

Every student has access to an Internet connected mobile device. In the slide deck below, I walk through the possibilities we’ve explored and the change we’ve experienced over the past four years at Union School District, where technology is now ubiquitous and we’ve moved past the initial tech as a tool phase into the exciting world of future ready learning. 1:1 Commentary edtech future ready

Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning

Education Elements

with 23 schools spread across 400 square miles, we share many of the challenges faced by our fellow rural school districts nationwide, including inconsistent attendance, long commutes, and a high "mobility rate" - the rate at which students are moving in and out of the district.

School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

eSchool News

As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™.

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies


Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level. ? Exploring Future Ready Librarianship: Practices for the Emerging Leader, developed in collaboration with Future Ready Librarians™ and with support from Follett. ? The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world.

Making IT Happen (at ISTE)


who has done research on integrating K-12 curriculum (especially in STEM) with mobile learning. of Education’s Office of Education Technology, where he catalyzed initiatives including GoOpen and Future Ready Librarian initiatives and co-authored the National Education Technology Plan. who spearheaded collaboration that brought new approaches to evaluating technology effectiveness for the Future Ready initiative.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

adults have some type of mobile device. If this is true, then why do we invest so heavily in educational learning software—which arguably has yet to become truly mobile friendly—as the vehicle by which we “incorporate” technology in adult education? The Future is Now.

7 Ways to Close the Access Gap

Tom Murray

Community Partnerships is one of the gears of the Future Ready Framework and the 7th Key of Learning Transformed , indicates that “Community collaboration and engagement must be woven into the fabric of a school’s culture.”

Teachers Can Transform Education if We Reinvent Professional Learning

EdNews Daily

They have figured out the future. Train teachers for the future, not the past. Accept a disturbing fact: We can’t ‘train’ a future-ready teacher. By Thom Markham.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

What happens in a Future Ready Library? Learn how to optimize your data and mobilize your movement in the digital space. At Digital Promise, we believe in the power of storytelling to help move from vision to reality.

EdTech 237

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

EdNews Daily

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. By Thom Markham.

Buncee is headed to ISTE19!


Shannon McClintock Miller- Share and Tell with Future Ready Librarians @ 1PM . Future Ready Librarians come share how you empower your students as creators with Buncee! 6 Mobile Resources That You’ll Want to Use in Your Classroom Now! @

A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

If you want students that are real world or future ready, they must be allowed to use the tools that are prevalent now in this world. So the other day I tweeted out this comment, “I am amazed each day to see so much educational progress in my Twitter feed.

BYOD 406

Use Your iPad to create Digital Portfolios with your K-3rd Graders with Seesaw | @SeesawEDU


Previously Carl led product teams for Google (where he built Google Calendar) and Facebook (where he led the mobile product team). Zack’s job is to help teachers create lessons that are engaging, rigorous, relevant, and prepare students for a successful future.

iPad 182

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


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.

8 benefits of cloud-printing solutions

eSchool News

Recent private-sector innovation, driven by a more mobile workforce and the rapid growth of co-working spaces, has brought about print-management solutions with tools we can leverage to make districts future ready.

Leading Educators Take the Stage to Ignite Change in Education

Digital Promise

Every speaker who took the stage talked about how students in this country deserve the highest quality education, rich with learning experiences that challenge them and opportunities to develop skills that prepare them for a future we can’t foresee. Representing 73 districts, 33 states, and 3.2

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. But will current K–12 networks be ready to carry the onslaught of additional traffic? Similar to the rise of mobility and one-to-one computing programs, IoT will undoubtedly impact IT infrastructure. Ready or Not, Now's the Time to Prepare for IoT. Schools Need Robust Networks to Support Internet of Things.

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.

ISTE 2016: Educational Equity, Lifelong Learning, and a Simpler Approach to Edtech


Tools like Future Ready’s Interactive Planning Dashboard can allow administrators to identify an implementation plan that will allow their district to meet the needs of every type of learner.

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

Regardless of state, neighborhood, socio-economic status or ethnicity, students should have the necessary access to information technology for lifelong learning, civic engagement, career readiness and essential services.

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


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. when choosing technology, educators need to consider whether a tool is a fad or something that can prepare students for the future. Tom Murray of the Future Ready Schools initiative. “He

Buncee is headed to FETC19


The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. Shannon Miller-Name That Future Ready Librarian Wedge-3PM. Mobile MegaShare- Showing What I Know.My

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap


As edtech leaders and stakeholders work to eliminate the homework gap, solutions such as mobile hotspots, low-cost broadband, private LTE networks and even Wifi on buses have the potential to ensure that students have 24/7 access to their education.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry


impetus for the number of startups investing in the edtech sector and technology releases by players like Microsoft, Google have given the necessary boost for educators to look towards technology to impart education for the future.