The following organizations are sharing their events in the Learning Revolution Project's event calendar:
|21st Century Schools
21st Century Schools provides professional staff development, curriculum design and consulting for the purposes of designing 21st century schools. We believe that the development of everything from policies to facilities to lesson plans should be guided by our compass roses, Critical Attributes of 21st Century Education and the Multiple Literacies for the 21st Century. (http://http://21stcenturyschoolsinternational.weebly.com/compass.html)
|American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry. Since its founding in 1967, ACTFL has become synonymous with innovation, quality, and reliability in meeting the changing needs of language educators and their students. From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher.
Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español , and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL. BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. are also home to GameUp, a free educational games portal for the classroom.
|Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. We exist because our nation's children spend more time with media and digital activities than they do with their families or in school, which profoundly impacts their social, emotional, and physical development . As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Today, the CoSN community represents nine million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education. - See more at: http://www.cosn.org/about-cosn#sthash.dChVyeiZ.dpuf
Digital Wish believes that every child deserves a technology-rich education that will provide them with the skills necessary to excel in the global economy. Every day, Digital Wish develops new online tools and promotions that empower teachers and their supporters to get new technology for their classrooms and enhance learning for our children. With your help, we can provide the resources our schools need to thrive.
EdTechTalk is a community of educators interested in discussing and learning about the uses of educational technology. We webcast several live shows each week. During shows, listeners can use any common media player (i.e. Windows Media Player, Real Player, or iTunes) to listen to the discussion and use the chat room to make comments and ask questions. After each show, we post a recording of the discussion as an mp3 file, which can be downloaded directly from the site or subscribed to using our RSS feed. We usually post a chat room transcript and a comment forum where people can continue the discussion (in text) after the show.
Flat Connections provides resources, skills, strategies and access to learning about the world, with the world. 'Flat' learning is a multi-modal approach to learning with and from others in a global capacity. There is no hierarchy of learning as such - all voices are equal, there is no one dominant group delivering the information to another group. More importantly, 'flat' learning is about being able to work with others at a distance as well as in person. Flat Connections is about connection, collaboration and co-construction. It includes technology infused challenge-based and project-based experiences across the globe through personalized approaches to learning for all. Led by global educator and teacehrpreneur, Julie Lindsay, Flat Connections joins learners with the purpose of 'learning while doing' in a global context. This includes global collaborative projects K-12, teacher professional development and live workshops and conference events.
The MISSION of iEARN-USA is to enable young people worldwide, working in collaboration and dialogue, to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people. Since 1988, iEARN-USA has pioneered the use of the Internet and other innovative technologies to engage youth worldwide in collaborative project-based learning to address curriculum subjects and take action on global issues.
Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies. Together, we accelerate research discovery, advance national and global education, and improve the delivery of public services. Our community touches nearly every major innovation that defines our modern digital lives—and continues to define “what’s next.”
|Invent To Learn
There’s a technological and creative revolution underway. Amazing new tools, materials and skills turn us all into makers. Using technology to make, repair or customize the things we need brings engineering, design and computer science to the masses. Fortunately for educators, this maker movement overlaps with the natural inclinations of children and the power of learning by doing. The active learner is at the center of the learning process, amplifying the best traditions of progressive education. Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom helps educators bring the exciting opportunities of the maker movement to every classroom.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.
Know.Do.Serve.Learn (KDSL) offers Global Educational Collaboration Services and the mission is: to partner with education organizations worldwide in order to increase student achievement, teacher knowledge, and education leadership.
Our mission is to promote openness, innovation & opportunity on the Web. At Mozilla, we’re a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. We believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to individual growth and our collective future.
|National Geographic Education
The National Geographic Education Portal offers free geography, science, and social studies content resources for K-12 educators, learners, and families. Created by the National Geographic Center for Geo-Education, the Portal’s highly engaging materials maximize learning in and out of the classroom. The Portal features wide-ranging instructional content—spanning pre-kindergarten through post-secondary—that brings concepts and real-world events to life for our worldwide audience. Cutting-edge multimedia and mapping tools engage a new generation of young people in National Geographic’s iconic research and media. With over one million visitors each month, the award-winning Education Portal is recognized as one of the most innovative sources for educational and reference content.
How do you want your child to feel about math? Confident, curious and deeply connected? Then Moebius Noodles is for you. It offers advanced math activities to fit your child’s personality, interests, and needs. Learn how you can create an immersive rich math environment for your baby. Find out ways to help your toddler discover deep math in everyday experiences. Play games that will develop your child’s sense of happy familiarity with mathematics. A five-year-old once asked us, “Who makes math?” and jumped for joy at the answer, “You!” Moebius Noodles helps you take small, immediate steps toward the sense of mathematical power.
|New Global Citizens
Mission: To inspire youth to be engaged global citizens. New Global Citizens programs provide students with a global perspective, an opportunity to create change, and the skills needed to thrive in a global knowledge economy. Our classroom curriculum, professional development trainings, and afterschool programs empower teachers and enable students to develop skills in global competency, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, digital literacy, and leadership. Vision: All students in the U.S. have the opportunity to become engaged global citizens who embrace their critical role as leaders, change agents, and advocates to solve the world’s greatest challenges.
|New Media Consortium
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. For 20 years, the NMC and its members have dedicated themselves to exploring and developing potential applications of emerging technologies for learning, research, and creative inquiry. For more information, visit www.nmc.org.
OETC is an incorporated non-profit formed by educational institutions throughout the U.S. We represent our members in educational technology procurement, and use our collective knowledge to help each other in integrating technology to improve education.
We have come together in creating Personalize Learning after working with students and coaching teachers and administrators from coast to coast. We believe that personalizing learning is the key design element to transform education. For over two decades, we have worked toward empowering every learner to support and direct their own learning. - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/p/about.html#sthash.Bmbos8uJ.dpuf
|San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
The School of Library and Information Science at San José State University (SJSU) offers six programs, including a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, which is fully accredited by the American Library Association, as well as a Master’s Degree in Archives and Records Administration. Graduates work in diverse areas, such as website design, digital asset management, information architecture, archives, electronic records management, and librarianship. All programs are delivered online, and the SJSU information school is a recognized leader in online education. In 2011, the school became the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 virtual conference series, a fully online participatory conference for information professional worldwide.
|TakingITGlobal for Educators
At TakingITGlobal for Educators (TIGed), we empower classrooms to understand and act collaboratively on the world's greatest challenges. We do this by supporting educators to utilize technology to create transformative learning experiences for their students around the values of global citizenship, environmental stewardship, and student voice. Through this work, classrooms everywhere become actively engaged and connected in shaping a more inclusive, peaceful, and sustainable world.
|Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL)
TICAL's mission is to help K-12 school and district leaders to provide informed and effective leadership in the use of technology to improve education. The California Department of Education (CDE) commissioned the Santa Cruz County Office of Education to develop a centralized repository of technology related resources and professional development opportunities for California's administrators. The Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) and portical.org were born!
|The Steve Sinnott Foundation
The Foundation continues Steve Sinnott's promotion of the UN goal that every child around the World has the opportunity to access quality primary education, Education for All.
|TL Virtual Cafe
The TL Virtual Cafe is committed to creating conversations about teacher-librarians, educational technology, and collaborative connections to facilitate meaningful and lifelong learning skills.