How Librarians Continue Their Work Digitally Even as Coronavirus Closes Libraries

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Libraries are temporarily closing their doors due to coronavirus—like so many other institutions in the wake of a growing pandemic. And like schools and colleges, they are trying to move operations online as much as they can. The library has always been like, "We nurse the brain."

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

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#DLNchat: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation?

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Will we wander through VR stacks in the library of the future? Will the library’s computer lab become a makerspace? Those were just a couple of the questions raised on Tuesday, February 27 when the #DLNchat community got together to discuss: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation? the library wants to go alone it will go fast but if it goes with others it will go much further.” Libraries can help with the issue of quality.”

Schools on a screen: One tech-savvy school district has lessons for others going online

The Hechinger Report

Coding gives us another way to solve our problems,” Diane Nodell, the library media specialist, reminded them. Are you ready to learn the basics?”. Each student already had a device that all but the youngest took home every day, and some spent hours a day working online in school.

Anytime, Anywhere Learning #CE13

The Web20Classroom

The world (and learning) at your fingertips. The idea is to help more educators look beyond the walls of the classroom and look to the brilliance of others to learn from and learn with. Want to learn more? In the spirit of CEM I wanted to highlight just a few of the free, learning opportunities happening. Some lasting only small amounts of time so you really can learn anywhere, any time. Library 2.0 Runs online Oct 18-19. Picture it.

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

The floor-to-ceiling glass wall between the high-tech fabrication lab and the hallway at Monticello High School in Albemarle County, Virginia, is meant to showcase the hands-on, self-directed learning done there. “I Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. Andrew Carnegie The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. Learn more here.

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Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. The conference is once again being held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more!

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Engage Students with Authentic Learning at Home

Digital Promise

As schools and districts across the country transition to remote learning, educators are seeking new ways to engage their students in powerful learning experiences at home. They compared audiences of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and they decided what would make a message go viral.”

Mozilla Offers Training and Guides to Teach Net Neutrality

Educator Innovator

Net Neutrality , the principle that all online content or data, regardless of who creates it or receives it, should be given equal footing by Internet Service Providers – which was a founding principle of the Internet – is currently under threat by a recent court ruling. online. Learn more about Mozilla’s efforts to educate, empower, and organize, and browse a growing library of resources for teaching Net Neutrality here.

Innovate Like a Turtle

The CoolCatTeacher

A simple strategy any teacher can use to improve teaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I realized that I didn’t have much time, but I could take 15 minutes just two or three times a week to learn and try new things.

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How to Keep Kids Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

(and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Learn more about Bloomz.

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Taking You Higher: Don’t Miss These 40+ Higher-Ed Events Happening in 2019-2020

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And once you’re recharged, get set—there’s a world of learning opportunities on the horizon. EdSurge also regularly hosts meetups and workshops on online learning and higher education technology.

How to use GoConqr for distance learning and tools that can help you

GoConqr

There is growing pressure on teachers to implement distance learning and online learning strategies for their students in these difficult times. Changing drastically from face to face to online lessons in the blink of an eye can seem daunting to both teachers and students.

ISTE 2019: How K–12 Leaders Can Use G Suite for Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

Joseph Valver and his fellow instructional technology facilitators at Hamilton Township School District in New Jersey were providing numerous options for educators in their district to learn how to use education technology, but something was holding educators back. . “As Twitter.

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EdSurge’s First International Education Technology Events Calendar

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EdSurge HigherEd regularly hosts meetups and Twitter chats on online learning and higher education technology. To stay up to date on those opportunities and more, subscribe to one of our three newsletters, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Gold events are tightly focused around a topic or specific audience, such as libraries or community colleges. Twice per year, EdSurge creates a calendar of K-12 and higher education technology events in the U.S.

Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019

Edsurge

But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of events with educators and edtech entrepreneurs sharing the latest trends and ideas around the future of learning. EdSurge HigherEd regularly hosts meetups and Twitter chats on online learning and higher education technology. The holidays are a time for celebration.

How Online Book Read-Alouds Can Help Students’ Literacy and Connection During Social Distancing 

MindShift

When her middle school opened for a few minutes the next day, the seventh grade English teacher and creator of the Global Read-Aloud grabbed all the books she could from her classroom library, before the school closed for the foreseeable future. . Making an online read-aloud worth watching .

Ex Google Play Marketing Chief Hired to Help Students Enter "Workplace of the Future"

Educational Technology Guy

Consider this: Bill Gates has poured billions of dollars into what he calls the “future of learning” - and Mark Zuckerberg just announced a new $50M ed-tech investment. Both with a big push towards personalized learning. By tackling the “The 4 Ls” - crucial problems that students and educators face today - this college student favorite wants to change the way students learn, study, and succeed in the “workplace of the future”. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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?Up, Out and Away! The 2018 Higher Education Technology Events Calendar

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Some college students travel or study abroad to enhance their learning. At EdSurge, we frequently attend these gatherings, report from them and invite conference go-ers to share what they’ve learned as well. gathering hundreds of education leaders, thinkers, researchers around learning, equity and technology. EdSurge HigherEd also regularly hosts meetups and workshops on online learning and higher education technology.

Age of Learning launches new mobile app for early learners

Educational Technology Guy

Age of Learning just launched their new mobile app, a comprehensive online learning app for children ages 2 through 6+. Subscriptions to the site are $7.99/ Per Month; however, they do provide ABCmouse free to Schools, Teachers, Libraries, and Foster Families across the US. The app is from Age of Learning , and it’s called the “ABCmouse.com- Early Learning Academy.” Their teacher can even assign learning activities based on knowledge of the student.

Chase the Endless Summer With These 50+ Higher-Ed Conferences

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We’ve also added new events, suggested by readers, such as this year’s DELTA summit on experiential learning at Dartmouth College or the Emerging Learning Design conference at Montclair State University in New Jersey. And for those looking for a trip to the sunny San Francisco Bay Area this fall, EdSurge offers its own annual edtech event, Fusion , which will focus on personalized learning in K-12.

E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

Laurie Korte on episode 283 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Elearning design needs to engage and persuade the learner to know how to engage with the content and learning.

?Readers’ Roundup: EdSurge HigherEd’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

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Ahearn, an online learning manager for +Acumen, shares eight lessons learned about the field with a starter kit of what every hopeful instructional designer should know. A few weeks after EdSurge probed the company about the silence, Amazon opened up the resource library to the public. How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year How do you win Faculty Member of the Year 13 times in a row?

How Can Online Instructors Get Students to Talk to Each Other?

Edsurge

Dear Bonni: How can we make student-to-student interaction more personable and engaging in online learning? Andrea Fuentes, Director of Online Learning, Doral College Cultivating an engaging environment can be a challenge when teaching online. All of these tools can be embedded into the learning management system your school uses, so students never have to leave their familiar environment in order to participate. Education Technology Digital Learning

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Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

It is titled Experiences in Self-Determined Learning and can be found at [link]. Self-determined learning or heutagogy is fast gaining interest from educators around the world interested in an evidence-based approach to learning. Learning Environment.

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans. I especially appreciated the following quote, “On his blog, Gorman shares what he has learned with a focus on how tech enables project-based learning.”

20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

At present time she is working on her first ebook dedicated to online learning. Thanks to the Internet, there are free online resources that you can use to upgrade your studying process. Quizlet.com This website gives you study tools that you can use to learn more effectively.

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Events + News - New Curated "Revolution" Blog - NMC Preview - Games for Change - The Modern University is Failing.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

April 9th - April 20th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. See you online!

The History of the Future

Hack Education

I don't work in a school or a library. I don't maintain the learning management system or the library management software. I don't help faculty move their courses online. It's a great moment" for learning — Andreas Schleicher, head of education at the OECD (2020).

Technology can support social-emotional learning

Kathy Schrock

One of the perks of being an instructor for the Wilkes University/ Discovery Master of Science degree in instructional media is access to the research databases at Wilkes’ Farley Library. What are your methods for infusing social-emotional learning into the curriculum?

Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 7, “Pyramids”

Bryan Alexander

There’s an interesting criticism of online learning in this context, as DeMillo damns institutions for offering distance learning programs instead of changing up their strategy and operations. Twitter’s also a fine place to chat (I’m @BryanAlexander ).

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Alabama Department of Education Gives Students Free Summer Access to Fuel Education Solutions

techlearning

Herndon, Virginia, May 22, 2018 — To keep students actively learning over the summer and to help prevent summer learning loss, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), with the help of Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), is launching its sixth annual Alabama Summer Learning Challenge.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2

EdTechSandyK

Notes from the Discussion We no longer have to go to school if we want to learn. More info on Harvard online degree programs and certificates. Students can graduate from high school with dual credit then get the rest of their college experience entirely online.