#GoOpen: Using Open Educational Resources to Develop Dynamic Digital Content for Classrooms Webinar/EventApril 13, 2016
In recent years, student data privacy has emerged as a major issue in education and political arenas. Recent news coverage and social media conversations about student data access, especially as it relates to outside service providers, have heightened the public’s overall interest in the security of student data. A significant challenge that school districts face is how to communicate about student data privacy.
Understanding the National Education Technology Plan Webinar/EventMarch 31, 2016
The 2016 NETP, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. While acknowledging the continuing need to provide greater equity of access to technology itself, the plan goes further to call upon all involved in American education to ensure equity of access to transformational learning experiences enabled by technology. The principles and examples provided in the plan align with Title IV A (Activities to Support the Effective Use of Technology) of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.
Student Tech Teams: From Creation to Implementation Webinar/EventNovember 16, 2015
On December 15, 2015, Future Ready Schools held a webinar in its FRS Leadership Network, a one-stop shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. This Google Hangout explored the creation, implementation, and use of student tech teams.
Please join Future Ready Schools in a webinar that is part of its Leadership Network, a one-stop shop of professional learning opportunities for school leaders. This Google Hangout will explore the need for schools to transform learning spaces to better meet the needs of today’s learners.
Transform Your District’s Professional Learning: How the Edcamp Model Can Empower Educators and Transform Culture Webinar/EventOctober 16, 2015
What Is Future Ready? Webinar/EventJanuary 16, 2015
On January 27, 2015 the Alliance for Excellent Education kicked off its Future Ready leadership series. Future Ready is a free, bold new effort to maximize digital learning opportunities and help school districts move quickly toward preparing students for success in college, a career, and citizenship. The initiative provides districts with resources and support to ensure that local technology and digital learning plans align with instructional best practices, are implemented by highly trained teachers, and lead to personalized learning experiences for all students, particularly those from traditionally underserved communities.