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!* When redesigning my classroom this summer, I wanted the focus to remain on the foundational skills my grade two students would need yet provide an environment that would encourage collaboration and creativity, while remaining brain-friendly ( click here to view my webinar on brain-friendly learning environments). Sign the Pledge - Is Your District Future Ready?

Future Ready: A Systemic Plan for Transformation

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>>> VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING. 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. In this webinar for the edWeb.net Leadership 3.0 View the webinar to learn about: the premise behind Future Ready; the Future Ready District Pledge; and the free, digital learning implementation framework.

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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. 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.”

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. 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 Goals=Librarian Goals. Next page: Why librarians can help become future ready).

Hacking Project Based Learning: A free webinar!

Tom Murray

I’m excited to have Ross and Erin join me in just a few weeks for this FREE Future Ready webinar on #HackingPBL. Murray , Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education. Please join Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. This webinar will focus on demystifying project-based learning.

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 videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

Hacking Leadership: A Free Webinar!

Tom Murray

With that, I’d love for you to join Joe and me next Thursday, at 1:30 PM EST, for a free, can’t miss webinar on Hacking Leadership ! Murray , Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education. Please join Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

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 videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

Future-Ready District Delivers 21st Century Teacher PD using Video

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The State Education Technology Director’s Association recently hosted their “What’s New and Noteworthy” webinar, and Edthena was one of the featured technologies. Vrain was recently recognized as one of only nine “Future-Ready” school districts in the United States by the U.S. “When we talk about being a future-ready district, yes, we have incredible learning spaces for our students,” said Diane.

Events + News - Canva Webinar - NMC Summer Conference - Future Ready Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. 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. The Pledge is a commitment by district leaders to work with educators, families, and community members to make all schools in their districts Future Ready.

The New National Education Technology Plan: What’s in it for Me?

Tom Murray

The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education , articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. . Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology , was the quarterback of the 2016 NETP and joined me in a recent webinar to discuss the plan. Future Ready Schools. ** This blog was originally posted at futureready.org/netp.

What are #FutureReady Schools and Classrooms via @OfficeofEdTech

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You''re Invited: Free Webinar Hosted by The Office of Ed Tech Join myself along with a panel of fantastic practicing educators as we discuss #FutureReady schools with The Office of Ed Tech. doe Future Ready Office of Ed Tech The Future Ready District Pledge us department of education

Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom

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More here: (Note: The webinar will be archived on the same URL after the event.). Future Ready Schools ® Invites You to a Participate in a Webinar. Tom Murray , Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education. Please join Future Ready Schools ® (FRS) for a webinar that is part of its Leadership Hub , a one-stop-shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders.

Informing your PD efforts: New ISTE Standards for Educators and Future Ready Frameworks

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There are some new Future Ready Frameworks in town as well. You likely already know about Future Ready Schools and the Future Ready Pledge. And, you are likely already very familiar with the Future Ready Librarians framework released last year. See my post and check out Shannon Miller’s template for setting Future Ready goals for the coming school year. According to the new FRS Framework, Future Ready Principals.

Four Ways to Support Your School’s Digital Transformation #FutureReady #DLDay

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Webinar: “Getting Started: Practical Tips for Going Digital” , Digital Learning Day Series With billions of dollars invested in educational technology each year, there is always a new set of devices, software, applications, and digital tools competing for the attention of educators and education leaders. Digital Learning Day edsurge Erin Klein Future Ready FutureReady Thomas Murray

Communicating Student Data Privacy

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According to Future Ready partner Data Quality Campaign , there are currently over 100 privacy-related bills in 32 state legislatures. In a recent Future Ready Webinar, I had the privilege of being joined by Jaryn Emhof, Vice President of Communications at the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), as she shared research-based messages and tactics to effectively communicate with parents and other stakeholders about this important issue facing school districts today.

Learning Transformed: A Free Webinar!

Tom Murray

This Thursday, September 21st, from 3:00-3:45 pm EST, my co-author, Eric Sheninger and I will join former Governor and Alliance for Excellent Education President, Bob Wise, for a free webinar on our new book: Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today. Murray , Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools ® , Alliance for Excellent Education, Author, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today. Good Afternoon, Friends!

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Are you ready to learn more? to help teachers be Ready for BYOD. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

This Week In #ce15 10/26-10/31

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Connected Educator connected educator month Future Ready Uncategorized webinarThis is the final week of October, which means it’s also the final week of Connected Educator Month and CUE’s Connected Cafe. We have one major event this week, and the recorded sessions from last weekend’s CUE 2015 Fall Conference will also be posted for your viewing pleasure soon. Hope you can join us for […]. The post This Week In #ce15 10/26-10/31 appeared first on OnCUE.

Open Education – Where do I begin?

Tom Murray

This blog was originally posted on the Future Ready website at [link]. Open Education Resources were the highlight of this Future Ready webinar as they align to the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment gear of the Future Ready Framework. Future Ready Schools. Blog Amazon Andy Marcinek Edmodo future ready GoOpen OER OER Commons Office of Edtech Open Education US Department of Education

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6 Ways to Build Culture When Leading a Digital Conversion

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The shift to Future Ready Schools with blended and digital learning is dramatically changing the role of the school leader and requires focused attention on the critical importance of school culture in a successful transition. The webinar with Stacey and Lynn is available here: The webinar, which covered a lot of ground in a short time period, caused me to reflect on the impact of school culture on a digital learning conversion. Future Ready Schools.

Save the Date: June 24th - Future Ready Schools | 2015 School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge. The Pledge is a commitment by district leaders to work with educators, families, and community members to make all schools in their districts Future Ready. Future Ready Schools: the School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Each year TICAL ( [link] ) holds an annual School Leadership Summit.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, May 29th at 3pm Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series - Challenges and Concerns: What Are YOUR Challenges and Concerns for Parents and Children While Homeschooling? Add yourself to our email list to get the Webinar URL! Details to join the webinar at [link]. Learning Revolution Events Future Ready Schools - the 2015 School Leadership Summit , June 24th Each year TICAL holds an annual School Leadership Summit.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD? Are you ready to learn more? to help teachers be Ready for BYOD. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. 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. The Pledge is a commitment by district leaders to work with educators, families, and community members to make all schools in their districts Future Ready.

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

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

Free Resources to Support Your Work

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You can listen to the podcast episode here: If you listen to the podcast, you’ll hear Greg and I discuss a variety of resources such as Future Ready Schools and Digital Learning Day, issues that we are all facing, ways to advocate for some of our children most in need, and the work of my home organization, The Alliance for Excellent Education, each of which I share below. Future Ready Schools? Check out some of the free webinars, publications, etc.,

Top Tips to Create an Organized, Blended Learning Space for Students!

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I invite you to simply click above to register for this free, jam-packed one hour webinar about effective class design and personalized learning for students. Webinar Description: Wouldn't it be nice to have an extra set of hands in the classroom to work with students while you worked with a small group? blended learning brain friendly brain-friendly class design differentiated instruction education free webinar kurzweil personalized learning teaching

Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services. Two Week Calendar Friday, May 29th at 3pm Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series - Challenges and Concerns: What Are YOUR Challenges and Concerns for Parents and Children While Homeschooling?

Coronavirus Chronicles 040 – Washington Middle School

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Future Ready Schools just launched its new podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times. I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic.

Coronavirus Chronicles 030 – Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

Dangerously Irrelevant

Future Ready Schools just launched its new podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times. I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic.

Coronavirus Chronicles 038 – International School of Tanganyika

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Future Ready Schools just launched its new podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times. I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic.

In the News…2018

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Webinar] Raising Readers to Leaders, One Page at a Time, Future Ready Schools , Link. Webinar] Renegade Leadership, Future Ready Schools , Link. Webinar] Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today, Front Row , Link. Flexible Classroom Design: How to Create a Student-Centered Learning Environment, PlanBook , Link. EduTalk Radio w/Tom Murray, EduTalkRadio , Link. The Great EdTech Communicator, EdTechDigest , Link.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 021 – San Diego County Office of Education

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Future Ready Schools just launched its new podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times. I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic.

Coronavirus Chronicles 026 ? Sarah Pyle Academy

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Future Ready Schools just launched its new podcast series, Leading Through Unprecedented Times. I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic.