Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access |TL Advisor Blog

The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap. The Student Access to Digital Learning Resources Outside the Classroom Report, by the Department of […]

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The privacy risks of AI use at school | District Administration Magazine

By Emily Ann BrownDistrict Administration, October 2018 9/13/2018 When voice-activated tools are used in the classroom, school leaders need to safeguard student data. Whether school system leaders realize it or not, voice-activated, artificial intelligence devices such as Alexa and Google Home are becoming a part of classrooms. “I know of a lot of school districts […]

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Digital Equity and 1:1 Programs| ISTE Webinar

Follow a small rural school district’s journey to providing students with free and accessible out-of-school connectivity. Hear about challenges students face when they’re unable to access their education, as well as the district’s commitment and the actions taken to ensure digital equity for all students. Along the way, you’ll see how this district’s plan ties […]

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1:1 does not ensure digital equity

If we want to transform the way all students and teachers engage and learn in an online educational environment, we needed to address the elephant in the room: digital equity. Source: 1:1 does not ensure digital equity

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Don’t Try To Give My Father a Fish!

Last February, I wrote a blog called The Snowman, Waffle, and Hamburger. The focus of that blog was about how our parent’s generation are not following but leading their own technology charge.  Their quest to learn and connect with each other and the world around them inspires our generation and the generation of our children.

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Google Forms Get Smarter

May 2018 Teacher:  “I want to create a online assessment for my students. Can I create a quiz using Google forms?” Me: “Sure, that’s a great idea. Google forms is the perfect platform for creating quizzes! How can I help?” Teacher: ”You can help by showing me how I can have the Google Form automatically […]

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The Road to the Pin

Earning My CETL There are some moments that happen in our lives that cause us to pause and say “ I am pretty darn proud of myself!”  One of those moments for me was when I received my CoSN Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) lapel pin in the mail. I stood in my office admiring […]

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