Speak Up News, June 28, 2018

Don't miss today's FREE STEM webinar at noonET! Julie Evans will be sharing new, national Speak Up findings related to STEM education.

We had another busy year at the ISTE conference and have plenty to share. See links below to the new report we released with Blackboard on the New Learning Leaders (a special cohort of principals we see emerging from Speak Up data), a brand new infographic reporting on national findings related to student access to mobile devices and how they are using them for learning, and a related presentation on evaluating mobile learning in schools.

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Speak Up Survey: Trends in STEM and STEAM Education

Join Julie Evans and STEAM Universe Editor-in-Chief David Nagel as they explore the latest Speak Up results related to STEM and STEAM education in K–12 schools. Join the live webinar TODAY, Thursday, June 28th at noonET/9amPT!


The New Learning Leader

A new cohort of school principals is emerging across the country, according to a report released today by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. These school leaders, “New Learning Leaders,” are rethinking instructional practices, providing a bold vision for the future of their schools, leading by example and supporting their teachers through this transition.

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Brand new from @ProjectTomorrow READ: The New Learning Leader - the emerging role of the agile school principal as digital evangelist & instructional leader, per @SpeakUpEd data!


New Infographic: Mobile Learning Snapshot

Our latest infographic was just released. Check out the national findings on student access to mobile devices, what parents think about mobile devices in school, how learning behaviors are changing with devices and more!

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NEW: Mobile learning snapshot - what devices do students have? How do they use them for learning? New @SpeakUpEd data shares national findings: #edtech #mlearning


Evaluating Mobile Learning

The pervasiveness of mobile devices in the classroom demands that education leaders think differently about how to evaluate the impact of mobiles on student learning and teacher productivity. Using projects from around the globe, Julie Evans shared new approaches for measuring value and demonstrating return on investment for your stakeholders.

View the slides from this ISTE session now!


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