Future Ready Schools is an initiative working to make personalized, student-centered learning a reality for all learners. This program helps district leaders plan and implement research-based digital learning strategies. Regional partners assist district leaders in realizing the value of digital tools and building learning environments, which engage all students.
iTeach Instructional Technology Coaches are already working with local districts to usher personalized learning into Georgia’s schools by providing a new, innovative style of professional development. Job-embedded professional development builds capacity in teachers at a grass-roots level allowing teachers to create innovative learning experiences that utilizing technology to transform student experiences.
For more information, please contact Stephanee Stephens, iTeach Director [email protected]
SearchReSearch: Why research skills matter more than ever
A blog about search, search skills, teaching search, learning how to search, learning how to use Google effectively, learning how to do research. It also covers a good deal of sensemaking and information foraging. Friday, March 11, 2016. Why research skills matter more than ever …
“It’s not about the latest app. Because it’s not the app that’s dangerous. It’s the decisions, the actions they’re taking on these apps that are dangerous,” said Ju’Riese Colon, executive director of outreach at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. "It’s not about teaching kids not to use a specific app. It’s about teaching them not to give this kind of information out."
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On Monday, April 11, 2016 iTeach at Kennesaw State University, part of the Bagwell College of Education became a Future Ready regional partner with the Alliance for Excellent Education in partnership with the US Department of Education in the Future Ready Schools program.Future Ready Schools is an initiative working to make…
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We need to be teaching HOW to search efficiently and effectively in schools. Beginning with our youngest learners. SearchReSearch: Why research skills matter more than ever A blog about search, search skills, teaching search, learning how to search, learning how to use Google effectively, learning how to do research. It…
"Which is why despite the shiny new tools or the seemingly unending string of new learning approaches (flipped, blended, collaborative, personalized, project-based and on and on), nothing has really changed. Kids are still bored in school. We still assess the stuff that’s easy to measure at the expense of attending…
If you are not teaching your kids how to behave responsibly with their devices and with social media, you are missing the mark. “It’s not about the latest app. Because it’s not the app that’s dangerous. It’s the decisions, the actions they’re taking on these apps that are dangerous,” said…