Top Webinars of 2015
JANUARY 6, 2016
In 2015 edWeb.net hosted 300 webinars – from gaming and code to literacy and art, we explored so many topics in education this year. Here are the top 10 webinars of 2015: Number 10 | 717 Live Attendees 1, 2, 3, 4, Foundations to Early Numeracy and More! The post Top Webinars of 2015 appeared first on edWeb. Number 3 | 2,136 Live Attendees Special: Antarctica Report!
Google Classroom Updates! (Added Jan. 15, 2015)
JANUARY 20, 2015
2015 Android Apps Classroom GAFE Google Google Apps for Education iOS Updates More updates for Google Classroom! The amazing Google Classroom team added two great new features on January 15th. And now there''s even an app for Android and iOS! Read on for a break down of the new features and the iOS app. One of the great new features that solve this issue is the ability to Archive classes.
The State of the Education Industry in 2015
JUNE 11, 2015
The post The State of the Education Industry in 2015 appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Popular edtech education 2015 featured innovation online learningOn a micro level, education is very simply about helping students learn the concepts and knowledge they need to know. When you zoom out from that small focus and start to look at the methods, products, debates, issues, and infrastructure that are all focused on this one goal, the sheer size and complexity of the […].
Learning Resolutions For 2015
JANUARY 8, 2015
So I hope you''ll join me in these Learning Resolutions for 2015. Normally with the start of a new year comes the inevitable New Year''s Resolutions. That feeling of starting over can bring thoughts of loosing those pounds put on over the years, exercising more, or spending more time with your kids. And usually by mid-January when asked about my resolutions, the response is the same.
It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet
OCTOBER 5, 2015
It’s late 2015, we’re still overblocking the Internet, and the blame is on us as administrators… I read a post recently that stressed yet again how access to the wide range of the Internet is an equity issue. There are numerous reasons why we overblock the Internet. Sometimes it’s simple confusion around what actually must be filtered. But we don’t get there by overblocking the Web.
Wow, What a Year! Top SETDA Resources 2015
DECEMBER 22, 2015
As the year winds down, we reflect on our accomplishments from 2015. Digital Content Digital Learning E-Rate Equity of Access OER Policy 2015 digital content digital learning leadership personalized learning policy procurement roadmapNeedless to say, SETDA had a busy year! Through the continued leadership. read more.
Global Education Conference 2015 #globaled15
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Free, Online PD for Teachers The sixth annual Global Education Conference 2015 is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. This year’s conference will take place Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015. Connect with the 2015 Global Education Conference. I hope you’ll attend! Vicki Davis .
A Look Back at Digital Promise’s 2015
DECEMBER 22, 2015
As we close 2015, I invite you to join me in reflecting on the year's events, our accomplishments and in looking forward to the year ahead. Also in 2015, we extended our Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative to 21 middle schools nationwide. Over the past 15 years, the E-rate program has achieved the goal of connecting almost every U.S. school and library to the Internet.
Top 10 Google Docs Posts of 2015
DECEMBER 27, 2015
2015 is winding down, let the top 10 lists begin!! Here are my top 10 blog posts of 2015 for Google Docs. 10: 5 ADVANCED Google Docs Challenges 9: Google Docs: Change Your Default Font 8: 5 Google Docs Challenges 7: Voice Typing Comes to Google Docs 6: Google Docs: Insert Boxes Not Lines 5: […]. Docs Google google
Notes from the 2015 Iowa STEM Summit
MARCH 30, 2015
Here are my notes from today’s 2015 Iowa STEM Summit … Welcome , Lt. Sioux City CSD – opening a K-5 STEM specialty school in Fall 2015. Kim Reynolds & Mary Andringa. STEM should be a catalyst for active learning. Launching a STEM Council Seal of Approval for programs (e.g. Exploring Iowa Archaeology ). Numerous STEM externships are available for teachers.
2015’s Top Education Technology Trends
MAY 13, 2015
The post 2015’s Top Education Technology Trends appeared first on Edudemic. Editor’s note: This piece was originally written by Katie Lepi and ran on February 28th, 2014. A lot has changed since then, so we’ve had author Kristen Hicks update this piece with the latest techniques and innovations. Each year, the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE release the NMC Horizon Report, which looks at the technology […]. Updates adaptive technology blended learning collaboration edtech
Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2015 Version
Educational Technology Guy
JULY 16, 2015
Here's my updated version for Summer, 2015. In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis (see bottom of page for links). I'm a huge user of Google Apps and Evernote. They are my main work, and personal tools, and all of my devices work with them. Without these, I'm stuck. I also back them both up. My personal smartphone is an HTC One M7 running Android. I love it.
6 Updates to Google Classroom for Fall 2015
AUGUST 24, 2015
For Fall 2015, Google Classroom has 6 new updates Move a Post: Use the 3 dots on the assignment or announcement to move the post back up to the top of the stream. Reuse Post: You can now edit and reuse a previous assignment or announcement. Posts can be from the current class, other […]. Classroom Google classroom google
Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
JULY 14, 2015
July, 2015 Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled out the the apps that have been most popular among.read more. Chrome extensions
ISTE 2015 Best of show
JULY 30, 2015
The following products are the winners of Tech & Learning’s annual ISTE Best of Show Awards. Techlearning Resources
Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2015
Ditch That Textbook
DECEMBER 31, 2015
2015 was a whirlwind year full of change. Ed Tech best of 2015 edtech educational technology gafe google apps for educationIn education, Google Classroom was around for its first full year and became a mainstay in classes around the world. New tools like Periscope and Seesaw became more popular than ever. More and more educators became connected, joining Twitter, Voxer and other social media. For me and [.].
My 2015 Chromebook Gift Guide
The Electric Educator
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Chromebooks, by definition, are much less expensive than their Windows or Mac counterparts, but they have gotten even more affordable during the 2015 holiday shopping season. If you are thinking about picking up a Chromebook for yourself, a son or daughter, or your parents, or a college student, this is a great time to get a great deal! Chromebooks, for the most part, are identical. screen.
Google Classroom Updates! (February, 25, 2015)
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
New Updates Released for Google Classroom on February 25, 2015! The Google Classroom Team is at it again with 4 more updates for Google Classroom. Three of them are specifically for the mobile apps. Let''s take a closer look! Customize the Classroom Header with Your Own Image! The ability to upload your own image into the header has been frequently requested. Now you can! Happy customizing!
Best 2015 Videos: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education Theme
User Generated Education
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Given my current interest in maker education , I decided to locate and post 2015 videos related to maker education, STEM, and STEAM. The 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine college nationals contest. One of my end of year rituals is finding and posting the years’ best videos. Maker Education: Reaching All Learners. What Is a Maker? We are all makers; it’s in our DNA.
Education Grants and 2015 deadlines
JULY 13, 2015
Resources to Help You Reading a list of grant opportunities is just the beginning. What to do next and how to write a proposal so that you get the funds are the hard parts. Advice is all over the web. Techlearning News
Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Digital Innovation in Learning Awards!
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Today, we are thrilled to announce 16 stellar winners in the 2015 DILAs. And with that, meet the 2015 winners! Esther Wojcicki, one of the 2015 DILAs judges, wrote to us during the process: "I really don't know how to pick… In fact, if all schools and all districts did what these people are doing there would be no education issues in the U.S.” Dyke Redmond.
ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020
JUNE 30, 2015
Frank Smith The influence of 3D printing, adaptive learning technologies and wearable technologies in the classroom is growing. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Game-based Learning Leadership Management
CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education
MARCH 17, 2015
Frank Smith A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Digital Content Internet Management Online Learning Online Video
12 Mobile Learning Trends to Watch Out For in 2015
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
MAY 6, 2015
May 7, 2015 We are at the juncture of a monumental period in the history of education where mobile technologies are driving learning.With the growing use of hand-held mobile devices and broad band.read more. infographic
Best Learning Websites of 2015
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Here's our list of 2015's most wow-worthy websites and web-based edtech tools: A.D.A.M. Over the course of a year, we at Graphite look at a dizzying number of edtech tools. Invariably, a large portion of these end up being websites. In terms of access, Web-based tools tend to do the most for the widest number of students and teachers. From tried-and-true resource websites to Web-based learning management systems, Chrome plugins, and everything between, these tools help you boost learning right from your browser. Interactive Anatomy Online. A.D.A.M. Curiosity Machine. Genius.
My 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator Application Reflection
Two Guys and Some iPads
MARCH 5, 2015
Over the course of the last month, I have worked to complete my Class of 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator Application. Hopefully at the end of the process, I will be able to join the Class of 2015 Apple Distinguished Educators! 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator Application Video from Drew Minock on Vimeo. You try so hard, that you fail to meet your potential? Enroll Here!
Could This Be One of the BEST Edu Conferences of 2015? #WGEDD
JUNE 23, 2015
What Great Educators Do Differently - click here to connect to the conference homepage - I've always been "addicted to" professional learning. I was fortunate that during my first year of teaching my principal strongly believed in growing new teacher's skills and confidence. Since my first year of teaching, I've grown to understand the importance of high-quality professional learning. how exciting!
World Education Games 2015! Math, Literacy, Science
OCTOBER 12, 2015
What it is: You guys, the World Education Games is back again, taking place around the world October 13-15, 2015! More than 5 million students from over 200 countries and territories will participate in the games for 2015. This is an exciting online challenge for students around the world. The competition begins tomorrow and continues through October 15. True story.
Top 10 Education Tweets of the School Year So Far – Fall 2015
OCTOBER 9, 2015
The top 10 education tweets of the 2015 school year so far include lots of sketchtnotes. Top 10 Education Tweets (August 1-October 9, 2015 on @coolcatteacher ). Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) August 1, 2015. link] pic.twitter.com/WGHDchiHJ9 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) October 3, 2015. Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) August 2, 2015. Sketchnotes! Well done!
#FETC 2015 Recap
The Electric Educator
JANUARY 26, 2015
Here are my top take-aways from the 2015 conference: 1. The 2015 Keynotes included the COO of Makerbot, designers of one of the top 3D printers in schools today. I had the opportunity to attend the Future of Educational Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando Florida this past week. FETC is a HUGE conference with lots of big names and big ideas. We need them; they need us.
4 GINORMOUS Google Classroom Updates! (April 21, 2015)
APRIL 21, 2015
You asked for it! You got it! The Google Classroom Team delivers again! Co-teacher support? Check! Create Assignment and Announcement drafts? Check! Enter grades in advance? Check! Oh, and you now get email notifications for private comments, too! Check all the new features just released! Keep reading! Multiple-Teacher Support Has Arrived! And you can invite more than one teacher! Click the "?"
4 Chrome Extensions September 2015
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Here are another 4 Chrome extensions you and your students may find useful. For the list of my blog posts on Chrome extensions, click here. Giphy Adding fun animated GIF’s to your Google Docs can be a great way to engage with students. Students can have fun adding animated images to their presentation to illustrate the […]. Chrome Chrome Apps Google extension google
50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015
TeachThought - Learn better.
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
50 Free Online Courses For Teachers: Spring 2015. Below is a list of 50 free online courses for teachers for Spring 2015, aggregated by Class Central. Go To Class | Next Session : 2nd Jan, 2015. . Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Jan, 2015. . Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Jan, 2015. . Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Jan, 2015. . by Class Central.
My keynote for the 2015 K12 Online Conference
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
My keynote for the 2015 K12 Online Conference is now available. It’s long because within it I profile numerous examples of innovative schools. Here is the description for my session: Whenever any sort of change or innovation is discussed, the ‘Yes, but…’ objections are inevitable. and ‘How can we?’ The ‘yes, buts’ don’t do anything except keep us stuck. Happy viewing! Related Posts.
180,000 Schools Prepare for Hour of Code 2015
DECEMBER 6, 2015
Frank Smith This year's worldwide coding event brings a new, Minecraft themed challenge to the table. Classroom Online Learning STEM
Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015
Where Learning Clicks
JULY 23, 2015
The post Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Attending a conference is a great way to network and learn about what’s going on in the education industry, especially when it comes to edtech. By attending an event, or sending your teachers to one, you’ll also see a huge return on investment in terms of professional development.
2015's Ed Tech Trends in Review
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Photo credit: K.W. Barrett via flickr (CC BY 2.0) Monica Burns Education Trends This year's popular ed tech trends included 3D printing, iPad add-ons, tools to enhance flipped learning, collaborative approaches for 1:1 classrooms, and more PLN-friendly networking tools