- draft of the proposed Massachusetts Digital Literacy & Computer Science standards (DL&CS)
- newly released National Education Technology Plan (NETP16)
- newly accepted Federal Every Child Achieves Act (ECA)
This weekend, I was visiting friends in Maine and one of them was struggling with a PDF. This friend is a graduate student and most of her research (articles, chapters, etc.) is in PDF. Her research process has always involved printing each article and marking it up with a pen. As the research increases, so has her budget for printer ink until she has finally decided to explore paperless options. This is where I come in to the picture. She already uses Google Drive and Docs for much of her work, so it seemed logical to find a tool that fit in to that universe. We settled on Notable PDF, a Google Drive App. And it is awesome.
We are now accepting proposals for TiE2016 conference workshops! Share your brilliant work with others across the region and become a TiE2016 presenter. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Holyoke Community College.
I have engaged in many interesting classroom discussions about what young people need to learn in order to be active and engaged participants in a diverse democracy. While technology can sometimes make the world seem bigger and more overwhelming, social networking and other media technologies are actually bringing humans closer together. For me, this means that we have the important opportunity to develop ways to support young people and adults to be thoughtful digital citizens who use technology in the service of equity, justice, growth, learning, health, and community…. [Read More]
The new Greenfield Public Schools website is now live! Take a look at gpsk12.org.
The Recorder covered the GPS Website Redesign in an article on July 4th.
Watch this blog for more details about the GPS Website Redesign process from our Web Systems Administrator and Developer.
This is the second website that the Collaborative has redesigned for a member school district. You can take a look at the site we did for Hatfield Public Schools in this post.