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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Social studies teachers will adore these!

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. Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ). Districts can take advantage of the Future Ready Dashboard , a systemic planning tool, free for district leaders to help them develop deep action plans in a variety of key areas.

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Why Twitter Will Never Connect All Educators.

My Island View

Quite honestly the world is changing so rapidly, we do not know the “what” it is that they will need to know for their future. The best we can do to help them is to focus on the “how” to learn for the future, and they will determine the “what” based on their specific needs at that time. We can have every educator in the country sign a future ready pledge, but if they have no understanding of what future ready means to them personally, it will be another wasted initiative.

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

I studied the materials. Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support. Blended Learning Creativity and Imagination Future Ready Professional Development Expert Leader Fun.

9 Ways to Upgrade Professional Learning in Your District

Tom Murray

Although recent studies indicate that the top-down, one-size-fits-all, hours-based, sit and get approach to professional learning shows little-to-no impact on student achievement, many districts continue down this path. For a full list of Twitter chats visit: bit.ly/educhatcalendar.)

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

Fierce & Future Ready 7. 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." That's a lot of ready's!)

Texas’ Richardson Independent School District Selects Discovery Education to Support New STEM Education Initiative

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May 16, 2018) – Texas’ Richardson Independent School District (RISD) today announced it has selected Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to support the district’s new, three year “Future Ready: STEM for All” initiative.

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Tennessee’s Hamilton County Schools Selects Discovery Education to Drive Inquiry-based Teaching and Learning Initiative in all Middle Schools and High Schools

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In addition, HSC’s new partnership with Discovery Education also supports the district’s Future Ready Preps initiative. This vision also extends to high schools through the Future Ready Institutes. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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Global Collaboration Day + First Ever Online Global Ed Fair

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please share multimedia, reflections, ideas, and comments on social media. Our Twitter handle is @GlobalEdCon and we are using the hashtag #globaled17. We will be monitoring social media for questions and will be posting announcements on Twitter.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. Along the way they experience collateral benefits of developing learning agility, building social capital and demonstrating creativity.