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Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

Tom Murray

How can schools and districts systemically create a vision of teaching and learning that’s personal, authentic, relevant, and harnesses the power of technology? The Future Ready Frame work , a dynamic, research-based support for school leaders, created by Future Ready Schools?

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

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Technology impacts every aspect of our students’ lives and will continue to play an important role in their lives. Teachers who integrate technology effectively help their students realize the potential we have to transform the world with our use of technology.

Look Into the Future Ready

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Future Ready SchoolsⓇ (FRS) is a bold effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts, whether public, private, or charter, move quickly toward preparing students for success. The History of Future Ready Schools ®.

Just Announced: FREE Future Ready Schools Institutes

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As many readers of my blog know, I serve as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools® , a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education , located in Washington, D.C. Check out some of the information from FRS and how YOU can get involved, here: Future Ready Schools® (FRS) has announced a series of eight free regional events to support educators who are planning to implement personalizing learning strategies for their students.

Are You Future Ready? via @OfficeofEdTech - A Question Kids Deserve!

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Scroll down to see The Future Ready District Pledge - *You''re Invited to Sign it Today!* Such non-traditional physical changes also facilitated an environment that easily allowed for technology integration in meaningful ways. Sign the Pledge - Is Your District Future Ready?

FOUR FREE Future Ready Events this Summer!

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CUE is a coalition partner for the Future Ready Initiative and wanted to make sure all were aware of several outstanding (and FREE!) The post FOUR FREE Future Ready Events this Summer! Learn Administrator Education Technology Future Ready Uncategorized

Four Lessons from Future Ready Districts

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The Future Ready movement – an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. The role teachers play in the classroom changed dramatically when Mooresville began incorporating technology into its schools.

CUE Provides Input on the Future of Future Ready

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The post CUE Provides Input on the Future of Future Ready appeared first on OnCUE. Administrator CUE News Future Ready Professional Development Rock Star Teacher Technology in Education Uncategorized

Launching Future Ready Librarians

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The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Are you a Future Ready Librarian?

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And for the last five years, I’ve been a district administrator, including almost two years as chief digital officer overseeing IT and educational technology operations for a district of nearly 24,000 students. This is the most essential and fundamental role of the Future Ready Librarian.

Easy Ways to Get Students Future Ready

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Change is inevitable, and while it’s important to design lessons with an end result in mind, it’s difficult to prepare students for a future that doesn’t exist yet. In the recent edWebinar, “ The Future Ready Challenge: Improve Student Outcomes in 18 Weeks ,” hosted by edWeb.net , Dr. L.

Aligning the 10 Building Blocks for Future Ready Schools

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A growing number of schools are recognizing that they must start transitioning their learning environments toward deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and robust technology infusion.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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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.

Future Ready: A Systemic Plan for Transformation

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Future Ready is a free, bold new effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship. The post Future Ready: A Systemic Plan for Transformation appeared first on edWeb.

Trending: This style of learning has teachers and students re-imagining Future-Ready

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The 21 st -century classroom has undergone many changes, from the growing implementation of new tools and technologies, to new ways of thinking about teaching and learning.

Future Ready Schools heralds school librarians as leaders

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New project highlights critical role school librarians play in supporting Future Ready goals. Future Ready Schools (FRS), led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) in partnership with the U.S. Future Ready schools require new kinds of leadership.

Are you future ready?

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The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Rob will be speaking at FETC 2018 on Thursday, January 25th at 2pm on the topic Are You Future Ready? Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE.

Future Ready Librarians launch

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The Future Ready Librarians initiative launched at ALA and ISTE this week. The Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative itself launched at the White House in October 2014. Future Ready is supported by an interactive Planning Dashboard.

Are librarians the key to a Future Ready school?

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Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become future ready. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, expanded FRS to position school librarians as leaders in this effort.

3 easy ways to get students future ready

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Change is inevitable, and while it’s important to design lessons with an end result in mind, it’s difficult to prepare students for a future that doesn’t exist yet. In the recent edWebinar, “ The Future Ready Challenge: Improve Student Outcomes in 18 Weeks ,” hosted by edWeb.net , Dr. L.

9 Steps to a Future-Ready Education

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By Jon Phillips Initiatives are about more than just adopting technology. Investment Management Professional Development

Future Ready Teaching and Learning

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Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE. In this new edition, Rob will be relating how technology can help a variety of readers, not just the reluctant readers but: non-readers, struggling readers, enriched readers, and ELL readers.

8 ways schools can become truly Future Ready

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Being Future Ready is about more than just signing a pledge or attending an event. There are also related regional summits that delve into how schools and districts can achieve Future Ready aims, such as empowering teachers, closing the digital divide, or supporting community efforts.

Technology Is An Accelerant

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Blog edtech future ready TechnologyTom shares some thoughts from a recent keynote in Kansas on the effective use of edtech for this #LeadershipMinute.

Future Ready Schools® Announces New Program for School and District Technology Leaders

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More information on Future Ready Technology Leaders is available at [link].

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

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Every year thousands of educators gather for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference eager to learn about the newest features in favorite apps and to glean ideas from one another about how to effectively teach in new ways.

Future Ready Teaching and Learning Copy

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Rob is working on a new edition of Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy , published by ISTE. In this new edition, Rob will be relating how technology can help a variety of readers, not just the reluctant readers but: non-readers, struggling readers, enriched readers, and ELL readers.

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

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In addition, the skills that students will need for future success have changed. Utilizing an infusion of technology, high-impact classroom furniture, teachers’ creativity, and student and community input, we created classrooms that look, feel, and operate differently than traditional models.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

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Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan. Last Thursday, The United States Department of Education held an event at the White House unveiling the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Future Ready initiative. The main theme of the event was connectivity, but that extends far beyond merely connecting students to technology.

Framework: Future Ready’s Transformation Framework

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Launched in 2015, Future Ready Schools ®, a collaboration of over 60 national and regional organizations, led by the Alliance for Excellent Education , lays out a framework for change and provides a myriad of free tools and resources, as well as support for district and school-based leaders. At the heart of the Future Ready Framework is the learner. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

?Reports: On Leadership from Future Ready

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The Office of Educational Technology (OET), in partnership with the American Institutes for Research, developed a research-based synthesis that defines a set of 27 policies and practices within four focus areas: collaborative leadership, personalized student learning, personalized professional learning and robust infrastructure. The resulting Characteristics of Future Ready Leadership describes the policies and practices used by successful Future Ready district leaders.

3 Ways Schools in Arizona Use Technology to Empower Future-Ready Students

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez A combination of innovative technology and powerful partnerships helps prepare K–12 students for what’s next. 3D printing Classroom Hardware Projectors STEM

Future Ready Schools® Releases New Blended Learning Guide for Districts

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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.