Tag Archives: ICT literacy

Public Comment sought on Refresh of Digital Literacy Standards (Ed 306.42)

Last year, a committee worked on drafting possible language for an update of our current ICT Literacy Standards, which were last adopted in 2005. These program standards are in need of refresh for several reasons. They are old, last updated … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy (ICT) Standards Refresh draft out for public comment

Last year, a committee worked on drafting possible language for an update of our current ICT Literacy Standards, which were last adopted in 2005. These program standards are in need of refresh for several reasons. They are old, last updated … Continue reading

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Media Power Youth Receives Nonprofit Impact Award

Mary Vallier-Kaplan, Dennis Beaulieu and Media Power Youth were recognized with Nonprofit Impact Awards at an event hosted by the NH Center for Nonprofits to celebrate the impact of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire. “The Nonprofit Impact Awards celebrate … Continue reading

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Portfolios hold new promise for schools

New digital tools let teachers, students assess work more comprehensively The 3,000 students in rural Maine’s Regional School Unit 19 begin compiling electronic portfolios of their schoolwork in pre-K, when the district issues every child a Google account. In the … Continue reading

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ISTE Releases the first draft of the new ISTE Standards for Students

Do today’s students need to be empowered learners, knowledge constructors, innovative designers? Should they be computational thinkers and global collaborators? Many of you believe they should. Today, ISTE is releasing the first draft of the new ISTE Standards for Students. … Continue reading

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Beyond the hype: How ed-tech can really impact student success

I recently read the Horizon Report – an annual review of trends in education and, technology – and was struck by how some of the promises made by the ed-tech industry were right on target. Others, of course, were off … Continue reading

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What parents need to know about technology in schools

Public schools are failing our kids when it comes to technology. This is not anything new; people have been talking about it for years. But now is the time for someone to speak up about it, because some schools are … Continue reading

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