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Future Ready Schools®: Raising Readers to Leaders, One Page at a Time Webinar/Event

May 31, 2018

In this webinar, members of the VVUSD leadership team shared how they used the five-step FRS planning process to create their district’s FRS action plan. They described the process used during their two years of intense planning and collaboration with various departments within the district, along with input from parent groups. Through this systematic research-based process, they created a dynamic plan that puts their students first and provides them with opportunities to acquire twenty-first-century career skills that will carry them into the future.

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Future Ready Coaches: Student-Centered Initiatives Webinar/Event

May 22, 2018

This webinar will explore ways that Mr. Aviles is challenging the status quo as it relates to what a technology class should be and what technology integration looks like in the classroom. Topics covered will include entrepreneurship, makerspaces, and using video games in the classroom.

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Renegade Leadership Webinar/Event

April 26, 2018

In this webinar, Brad and Tom will delve into innovative leadership practices to support student learning. They will share strategies to applying positive deviance in all roles that serve kids. Participants will collect examples of innovative leadership and hear about leadership behaviors that positively disrupt traditional thinking. Panelists will raise these questions and more: * What is the number one barrier to innovation in your current role? Why? * What would schools look like if innovation was held in the same regard as high-stakes test data? * How can innovation be applied to a school’s budget, beliefs, schedule, professional development, and traditions to more effectively serve learners? Brad and Tom also will address questions submitted from online viewers.

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Future Ready Librarians: Ensuring Equitable Digital Access Webinar/Event

April 24, 2018

During this webinar, panelists will discuss how this gear impacts their role and that of their school as they provide and advocate for equitable access to connectivity, digital devices, information, resources, programming, and services in support of the district’s strategic vision.

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Future Ready Librarians: Curating Digital Tools and Resources Webinar/Event

March 22, 2018

Future Ready Librarians (FRL) is kicking off its 2018 series of webinars by taking a deep dive into the “curriculum, instruction, and assessment” gear from the Future Ready Schools® (FRS) framework as it relates to the FRL strategy of curating digital tools and resources.

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Digital Learning Day 2018: How Innovative Districts Blend Teaching and Technology to Improve Student Outcomes Webinar/Event

February 22, 2018

The webinar and the report highlights how Lindsay Unified School District in California uses blended learning to support its performance-based system of progression, in which students move through instructional content at their own pace, advancing only once they have mastered all the standards from the previous content level.

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Future Ready Librarians: Cultivating Community Partnerships Webinar/Event

December 12, 2017

This webinar looked at how teacher librarians can cultivate partnerships within the school and local community (families and caregivers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public and higher education libraries, businesses, etc.) to promote engagement and a lifelong learning process.

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Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning Webinar/Event

November 09, 2017

The Alliance for Excellent Education defines personalized learning as “a student-centered approach designed to help all students develop a set of skills collectively known as the deeper learning competencies. These skills include thinking critically, using knowledge and information to solve complex problems, working collaboratively, communicating effectively, learning how to learn, and developing academic mindsets.”

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Future Ready Librarians: Building Instructional Partnerships Webinar/Event

October 17, 2017

This webinar looked at how teacher librarians can partner with educators to build and implement evidence-based curricula and assessments that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, creativity, innovation, and the active use of technology.

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