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


Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

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. Twitter, Voxer, Facebook…we have ways of connecting with others that were not available before. Happy New Year!!

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. 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. Insights , EDU Twitter , EDU LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. 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.

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


Mobile Devices. Follow Emily on Twitter (@eh48) and read more about her technology escapades on her blog (tech4word.blogspot.com). Education Technology Future Ready Technology in Education Uncategorized Chromebook edtech screen start the year tablet

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


Links of interest Seesaw website: [link] ([link] Seesaw Teacher Resource Center: [link] ([link] Seesaw Twitter: https://twitter.com/seesawedu (https://twitter.com/seesawedu) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlw-tUKvnNc

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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

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.

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

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? Future workplaces are all about using modern tools of communication and collaboration to work in virtual teams spread across locations. The post Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

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Magic of the Everyday: Southern CA Educators Share 10 Best Teaching, Technology Practices


Many districts have signed the Future Ready Pledge , but what comes next? In math and social studies many of the teachers chose mobile, triangular mini desks that can be moved according to the class’s needs. Ready to be inspired? She turned to Twitter and soon began to expand her relationships and networks. When driving into Riverside, Calif.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

The traditional application of ELA isn’t enough for future-ready learners. Or reach out to us on Twitter to share your story: @NatalieFranzi and @SteveFigurelli. Text @4TCHrs to 81010 from your mobile device to join Digital Tools for TCHrs , and receive notifications about a new digital tool every week during the school year. Follow her on Twitter: @NatalieFranzi. Follow him on Twitter: @SteveFigurelli.