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How to Harness Students’ Evolving Vision for Learning: Research & Recommendations

Tuesday January 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Presented by Julie Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Project Tomorrow
Sponsored by Libraries Unlimited and ABC-CLIO Solutions

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Analysis of the Speak Up Research Project data revealed that today’s K-12 students have a unique vision for digital learning that is often surprising and sometimes perplexing to the adults in their learning lives. Students are increasingly tapping into a diverse set of digital tools, content and resources to self-direct learning around areas of academic passion, both in and out of school. Most importantly, this emerging learning behavior is shaping how the students view information, research, learning and school.

In this webinar, Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, explored this phenomenon as she addressed these questions from School Library Connection Editorial Experts:

  • What are the three elements that comprise the Student Vision for Digital Learning?
  • What types of learning experiences support the Student Vision?  How prevalent are those types of experiences in schools today?
  • How can teachers and librarians use this information about the Student Vision to transform learning in their schools?

Going beyond anecdotes and assumptions, this interactive and eye-opening webinar provided school library leaders and educators with a new set of lenses for evaluating the future of learning.

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julie evansJulie Evans is the CEO of Project Tomorrow, an internationally recognized education nonprofit organization that focuses on improving learning opportunities for students. Julie has been CEO of this organization since 1999 and during that tenure has created several innovative initiatives to impact education including the heralded Speak Up Research Project which annually collects and reports on the authentic views of 500,000 K-12 students, parents and educators on education issues each year. Follow her on Twitter @JulieEvans_PT.

 

 

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A CE certificate will be emailed to live attendees within 24 hours of the live event.
If you miss the live session, a link to view the recording will be sent within 24 hours of the live event.

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abc-clio solutionsABC-CLIO Solutions provides robust digital resources that support librarians, patrons, educators, and students in the development and communication of informed positions on complex topics.

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