"Sustainability in Libraries" - Accepted Sessions Announced for Library 2.0 Mini-Conference #library20 #sustainabilityinlibraries

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We're excited to announce the full list of accepted sessions for our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. This is not to say that the mobile medium provides a better learning experience ; however, students' work schedules often prohibit them from dedicated time in front of a stationary computer. These mobile messages keep students connected to course material and let students know we care about them, but the system is still too one-size-fits-all.

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Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

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Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards. PLUS we'll immediately send you our curated resource conference reading packet: 10 websites, 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, and a YouTube video playlist --all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of the future. public libraries.

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Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

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We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Join the 4,000 others who have already registered to participate or watch the recordings now and we'll also send you our curated resource conference reading packet: 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, 10 websites, and a YouTube video playlist --all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of the future. and at the Library 2.0

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Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

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The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Library as Classroom ," is this Wednesday, June 15th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 network to be able to connect with and correspond with 22,000 other individuals in the library world, and to be kept updated on this and future events. 1:00 pm (PDT) Fast and Fit Brain Training: Through a Library Service Delivery Model, Year Two Patricia Shepard Sohmer, M.A.,

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Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. Although rentals are a good option approved by educational institutes, OER is yet to be widely accepted by educational institutes. The teachers can customize an OER and include modules that they feel would benefit the students. Provide Access to K-12 Libraries.

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Top Hat Buys Canadian Textbook Business to Compete With Publishers in Digital Courseware

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Top Hat got its start in the “clicker” business, offering a web-based and mobile classroom response tool that lets instructors gauge whether students understood the lesson (or paid attention). Should the Nelson deal pass, Top Hat will boast more than 1,000 titles in its library.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

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This edWebinar was hosted by SETDA and sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) , Kajeet , Mobile Beacon , and Parana River Group. Recent publications and projects include Navigating the Digital Shift, Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States, OER Case Studies: Implementation in Action, The Broadband Imperative and From Data to Information. Kajeet , the industry leader for safe, managed mobile solutions, powers the K-12 connected environment.

Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

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Next time around, I’ll share my notes on OER.). It’s hard to imagine not fully realizing the potential for our mobile devices as learning tools. enhancing every-day learning experiences–media-rich annotations of historic places, libraries (shelves, books?), We are artists and technologists making immersive stories for mobile 360, mobile VR and room-scale VR headsets, and building the innovative tech that makes it possible. School Library Journal.

Home Internet Access for All Students Is a Game-Changer

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This issue is especially important for schools that have implemented educational technology game changers I’ve highlighted in previous blog posts: one-to-one computing , Open Educational Resources (OER) and learning management systems (LMS). Public libraries, community centers, restaurants, coffee shops, and the homes of friends and neighbors are other access possibilities.

GlobalEdCon 13 - Final Day + Global Education Declaration

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Sue Toms, Head of Libraries Stories from Hello Little World Skypers - Anne Mirtschin 8:00am Building a Global Culture of Accessibility with Mobile Devices - Dr. Luis Perez ED4ALL - Educate Every Child on the Planet: The World Top 20 Education Poll - Albert N. Today is the final day of our five-day 2013 Global Education Conference.

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Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

But how do they compete with resources like MOOCs and OERs that have made high quality course content from respected university professors available for free? When students started migrating towards used textbooks, rentals, MOOCs and OER due to the high prices of printed textbooks, it affected the revenues of traditional book publishers. And it has also launched OpenNow, its own OER with courses starting at $30 per course and is accessible within a Cengage Unlimited subscription.

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Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

https://sites.google.com/site/dmagafeandchromebooks/How-to-Use-in-Classroom/google-classroom Google Launches Google Connected Classrooms - take free virtual field trips with your students [link] Evernote: create and organize everything: clip content from websites, take written and audio notes, organize notes and files, share notes and more [link] There is a desktop app, mobile apps, web app, and extensions for Chrome.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I hoped to move on from there to what I called “approaches”, ways of using tech that didn’t depend on a specific platform – i.e., gaming and gamification, blended learning, distance learning, MOOCs, mobile, and digital literacy. Several participants pointed out limitations on faculty time which block creation and even adoption of OER. For example , Kristin Vogel : “Libraries ally, champion and offer expertise on this very value.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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Content and Curriculum Creator, Project Explorer Creating OER-s and Interactive STEM Applications in Mathematics Higher Education , Lucie Mingla Math Educator, New York City College of Technology, CUNY Cross-cultural alignments, fertilization, differentiation: Bridging the gaps through technology , Melda N. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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Issues with MOOCs That Prevent Them From Truly Disrupting the Status Quo - Stan Bogdanov - Instructional Multimedia Specialist www.STEMcollection.com : STEM technology + resources - Carles Aguiló Collado Informal Library Youth Programs - Jennifer Hopwood, Training Coordinator at the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association InkSurvey: A Free Graphical Polling Tool for Formative Assessment - Frank Kowalski, Physics Prof.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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“The RISE Package for R: Reducing Time Through the OER Continuous Improvement Cycle” by Lumen Learning’s David Wiley. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Forbes has pulled an essay by a professor that advocated that Amazon stores replace public libraries and thus save the taxpayers money. Librarians and library supporters responded by saying that the article was ill informed and didn’t reflect the many roles libraries play.”

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” Via PBS Newshour : “GOP reinstates usage of ‘ illegal alien ’ in Library of Congress ’ records.” “The UK government has published its 2016 HE White Paper, entitled Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice,” the Times Higher Education reports. The School Library Journal reports that “ New York DOE Green Lights Amazon eBook Deal.” Education Politics. “ U.S.

The 2017 Global Education Conference (Online) Starts Today! Join Us!

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Marshall Exploring Gender Neutral/Inclusive Bathrooms in Libraries: A Global Perspective - Raymond Pun, Kenya Flash Flipped Learning in L2: How to Encourage Cross-Cultural Critical Thinking to Teach Global Problem-Solving Skills - Birgit A. Magda Galloway Global Education Discourses in International Student Mobility - Uttam Gaulee, Krishna Bista Global Learning Collaboration in a Less Tech World - Dr. Reynaldo L.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The NAACP endorses OER. The mobile app maker has raised $11.9 The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition. Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do? Not much,” says The LA Times’ Joy Resmovits.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy. The End of Library" Stories (and the Software that Seems to Support That).

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ UVa Library’s Plan to Cut Stacks by Half Sparks Faculty Concerns.” “Some Thoughts on OER ” by Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. ” “ Copy Machines in Libraries Are ‘Going the Way of the Dodo’ – Slowly,” says Edsurge. ” “Global Demand for Mobile Computing Devices in K–12 Grows, Powered by U.S.