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. In June 2016, the Alliance, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, expanded FRS to position school librarians as leaders in this effort.
edWeb.net is delighted to announce its partnership with the first national Digital Citizenship Summit to be held in Hartford, CT, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.
In this interactive edWeb webinar, Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Associate Professor at the University of Saint Joseph, provided examples of how to get more student voice involved in digital citizenship project-based learning (PBL) throughout the school year.
More learning happens when the right classroom management tools are in place! In this webinar, middle school technology teacher Eileen Lennon will lead an exploration of tools to help you establish an engaging and productive classroom environment.
What can toothpaste teach you about digital citizenship? Learn how Craig Badura, K-12 Integration Specialist at Aurora Public Schools in Nebraska, used the digital citizenship survival kit with students and get ideas on how you – or your students – can create your own “digital citizenship survival kit,” connecting everyday items to safe and responsible behavior in the digital world.
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual initiative that aims to inspire K-12 students to take interest in computer science. During this annual program, schools around the world host their own Hour of Code™. Organized by Code.org, Hour of Code™ is a one-hour basic introduction designed to celebrate and expand participation in computer science. This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of edWeb.net’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education.
How can you stay connected with parents and students over the summer? In this webinar, Lisa Nielson will share practical step-by-step advice on how to leverage social media in a responsible way.
What does a model digital citizenship school look like? In this webinar, presenters shared the comprehensive K-8 digital citizenship curriculum and parent program implemented at The Meadowbrook School of Weston, which has been Digital Citizenship Certified by Common Sense Education.
In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Citizenship community, Kelly Mendoza, Director of Professional Development for Education at Common Sense, explained the steps to take to become a Digital Citizenship Certified School certified this year. Attendees learned about the benefits of certification and how their schools can be recognized for helping kids be safe and smart digital citizens!
This webinar will be presented by high school librarian Joanna McNally and middle school librarian Betsey Lee, who have successfully used eBooks in a range of situations.