Edmodocon 2013

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

My best buddy and partner in crime, Liz Calderwood, and I are presenting at Edmodocon 2013 this summer! I hope you will join us online on August 7th, 2013 and view all the presentations. edtech #flipclass #njed BYOD BYOT edmodo education flipclass flipped flipping paperless I am so thrilled to share this news! We are one of 15 presenters chosen for this global, virtual and free conference.

The 2013 Highlights from Kleinspiration!

Kleinspiration

I''ve enjoyed receiving products to review and use with my students and offering feedback on your resources for education. Thank you for supporting education. award winning blog ed tech blog education bloggers Erin Klein Kleinspiration presenters for education teacher blog Teacher Bloggers teaching blog Happy New Year ~ from Kleinspiration This year was filled with many joyous moments. I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful family and caring friends.

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25 Top Tech Mom Blogs to Follow - 2013!

Kleinspiration

25 Fantastic Tech Blogs to Follow I just saw in my email that Kleinspiration has been nominated for the Circle of Mom''s Top 25 Tech Mom Blog 2013 Award. circle of moms education teaching technology blogs technology in education top 25 top 25 tech blogs top blogs top mom tech blogs I''m not sure of the nomination process, but I''m thankful for the recognition. It means the world to me to have readers that support the ideas shared on this site.

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Looking Back on 2013

Philly Teacher

As 2013 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on the past year. 2013 proved to be quite a transformative one. Spring 2013. 2013 began with the honor of being named PAECT ‘s Teacher of the Year in February. PAECT is a wonderful organization that connects educators involved in educational technology across the state of Pennsylvania. I have met some amazing educators through my involvement with the organization. Fall 2013. Winter 2013.

ISTE 2013 "Unplugged" + Hack Education 2013

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ISTE Unplugged is a series of independent events that take place in, around, and with the support of the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference. The Global Education Summit and the Bloggers'' Cafe do require that you are actually attending ISTE--and a HUGE thanks to ISTE for making all of this possible!

Tips for Attending #MACUL13 this March

Kleinspiration

MACUL Conference 2013 The MACUL Conference is being held from March 20 - 22 in Detroit, MI at Cobo Center. It''s a time to connect with fellow educators, learn new ideas to bring into your classroom, and explore new technologies that may have been unfamiliar. You can click here to see a solid list of educators to start following (I try to keep this list to 100 and am always updating it). 10 Great Video Tutorials for Using Twitter in Education: click here 2.

Looking Back on 2013

Philly Teacher

As 2013 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on the past year. 2013 proved to be quite a transformative one. Spring 2013. 2013 began with the honor of being named PAECT ‘s Teacher of the Year in February. PAECT is a wonderful organization that connects educators involved in educational technology across the state of Pennsylvania. I have met some amazing educators through my involvement with the organization. Fall 2013. Winter 2013.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

Because this was a helpful exercise for me at the end of 2012 / start of 2013, I thought I''d give it another go as 2013 ticks away its final hours and 2014 looms on the horizon. posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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Edublog Awards 2013 - Nominations

Kairos EdTech

This is my first time participating in the Edublog Awards. Because blogging has been an instrumental part of reflecting on and improving my teaching and coaching practices, I''m excited to nominate the following candidates for these awards.

Reflections On 2013-This Year's Most Popular Posts

The Web20Classroom

As 2013 comes to a close let''s take a quick look at the most popular posts here over the course of the last year. After 5 years, however, I still find this space valuable for my professional and personal growth as an educator and learner. 2013 year in review It seems the voices, both for and against the Common Core State Standards got louder over the past year.

SDE Conference for Extraordinary Educators!

Kleinspiration

July 20 - 24 in Chicago 2013 I was excited when SDE contacted me to be a presenter for their summer conference this year. Then, I was even more excited when I saw the list of educators that would also be presenting with me in Chicago. If you''d like to find out more about the featured Extraordinary Educators that will be presenting at this event, please click here and click here for the complete list in a less detailed format.

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #6: L. Butler

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

In addition to creating Animoto videos, Lisa is active on Twitter (@SrtaLisa), writes about educational technology topics on her blog , and enjoys attending educational conferences. Check out Lisa''s Animoto video on EdmodoCon 2013 EdmodoCon. Guest post #6 is submitted by Lisa Butler, a middle school Spanish and Social Studies teacher in Hershey, PA. Lisa has been using Edmodo for 2.5

Common Core Standards Featured Prominently in 2013 Annual CUE Conference

CUE

Educational leaders know that any change in pedagogy, standards and assessment would require large doses of quality professional development to implement effectively. The post Common Core Standards Featured Prominently in 2013 Annual CUE Conference appeared first on OnCUE. So what do you do when all three are changing? Send your team to the CUE Conference, of course! This year’s event will return to Palm Springs for three days this week: March […].

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards

SpeechTechie

The Edublog awards are an effort to "promote and demonstrate the educational value of social media," particularly as some school districts block blogs and Twitter. Some dislike the competitive aspect, but personally I value the information shared during this time of year as bloggers share posts about the resources that inspire them, and the nominees list always reveals new educators worth following. It''s Edublog awards time!

Connected Educator Month.What You Need To Know #CE13

The Web20Classroom

Department of Education to be Connected Educator Month. Started in 2012, an entire month of webinars, blog posts, ideas, discussions and more are dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of educators to get connected. I have been honored to be a part of the planning process and give input and ideas to the entire team that is working tirelessly to promote various events, tools and resources for educators to use throughout October.

Participating in #EduBrawl at #SXSWEdu 2013

EdTechSandyK

SXSWedu takes place in Austin March 4th - 7th, 2013. where four practicing educators will share opinions on hot topics in education such as mobile devices, game-based learning, and flipped classrooms. WeAreTeachers invited me to be part of a panel called EduBrawl!, Here''s some inside scoop: It''s called a "brawl" because it''s likely we won''t all agree on the topics discussed! I am excited about the opportunity and think participating in the panel is going to be fun!

Macworld/iWorld 2013 Distinguished Educator Showcase – Bringing Inspiration, Innovation, Creativity and Learning Together

CUE

The showcase brings a taste of the Apple Distinguished Educator community, an awesome group of education leaders from around the world. The post Macworld/iWorld 2013 Distinguished Educator Showcase – Bringing Inspiration, Innovation, Creativity and Learning Together appeared first on OnCUE. Who wouldn’t enjoy a day packed full of exciting, applicable tips and fresh concepts you can take with you to your classrooms, fellow teachers and schools?

Nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards

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The purpose of the Edublog Awards , or Eddies, is to raise awareness of educational blogging and social media for learning. Best free web tool -- Twitter Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast -- Math Movie Network (math videos created by students with the guidance of Shawn Avery ) Best open PD / unconference / webinar series -- Classroom 2.0

2013 CUE Annual Conference Keynote: Kevin Honeycutt – Trends, Tools and Tactics for 21st Century Learning

CUE

Captured on March 16, 2013 closing the Annual CUE Conference, Kevin Honeycutt inspires and engages attendees. Amazing, not to miss talk… Session Description: This keynote is funny and a fun look at the amazing things that happen when educators step outside their traditional methods and try new tools. The post 2013 CUE Annual Conference Keynote: Kevin Honeycutt – Trends, Tools and Tactics for 21st Century Learning appeared first on OnCUE.

SLPs Make Great Showing (AGAIN) among 2013 Edublog Finalists- VOTE!

SpeechTechie

The finalists for the 2013 Edublog Awards were just announced, and voting is now open. The Edublog Awards is an annual initiative to promote the value of social media in education and share some great resources. Speech-language-related blogs and resources again are well-represented among this year''s finalists, so I would encourage you to go explore and vote.

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EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #4: D. Easterling

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Thank you, Dara, for attending EdmodoCon 2013 and the compliments! You can read about Dara''s adventures in elementary education on her blog, Kontemporary Kreations. If you would like to contribute and share a EdmodoCon 2013 post, please submit! Our fourth guest blog post is written by Dara Easterling, a Catholic elementary school teacher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

Cross Post from @TonyVincent "Learning in Hand" It''s my pleasure to be on the team organizing Mobile Learning Experience 2013. Mobile educators from across the country are gathering for three days to share, collaborate, and explore the many facets of mobile learning. Mobile Learning Experience 2013 will also address other devices like laptops, Chromebooks, and Android tablets. Please consider presenting at Mobile 2013.

GlobalEdCon 2013 - Day Three Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today is day three of the 2013 Global Education Conference. To receive the daily conference schedule, be sure to join the Global Education Conference network. Assistant Professor of Education Why my experience as a Cultural Exchange Educator helped bridge the gap between my community and others. - A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5).

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2013 Michigan Google Education Summit - Consider Yourself Invited!

The Electric Educator

This year I am proud to once again coordinate the Michigan Google Education Summit (miGoogle) being held at Brighton High School on November 4-5, 2013. Instead of bringing in speakers from around the country, I would love to see local educators share how they have integrated various Google tools and technologies into their classroom in meaningful ways that impact student achievement. breakout session at the 2013 miGoogle conference!

A Free App To Download Today and Use Tomorrow from @IXLLearning - Common Core Math: PreK - Geometry

Kleinspiration

app apps apps for edu apps for math education free math apps ILX Math Practice IXL IXL Learning IXLLearning math math apps teaching Introducing the NEW IXL Math App! I''m so excited to share the new IXL math app with all of you. I''ve been using the IXL math website for a while now. It provides great reinforcement for the skills and concepts I teach in class. Now, they have an app that is super simple to use. and free! My Favorite Parts: I love that the app is easy to use and free.

An App to Assess Reading Fluency: @FluencyFinder!

Kleinspiration

FluencyFinder the popular educational iOS app for determining Reading Fluency has just recently released their long awaited update. FluencyFinder is a fantastically simple teaching tool for educators wanting to assess student’s Reading Level (Grades 1 st -8 th ). This was the old FluencyFinder and a tool that educators & parents were using around the world including ESL/Spec Ed, to assess their student’s Reading Level. FluencyFinder V.

A Quick Start Guide to Participating in Twitter Chats

Tom Murray

This past week, I had the privilege of introducing US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, as a guest moderator for #edtechchat, an educational Twitter chat that I founded with four members of my personal learning network (PLN). Over the course of 60 minutes, almost 2,000 people from around the world, shared about 10,000 tweets in response to the Secretary''s six questions related to being a Connected Educator.

Keep Organized w/ Awesome Planners from @ErinCondren Designs! Built w/ Teachers in Mind!

Kleinspiration

classroom organization day planner dayplanner education Erin Condren Erin Condren Designs lesson plan book lesson planner planner teacher planner teaching teaching planner Teacher Lesson Planners : Custom Built Just for You ! with a Give-Away below - By best friend and colleague, Cierra , couldn''t believe when I told her that I had never heard of Erin Condren. She told me I had to go home that night and check out her designs. She even text me that evening to make sure I''d remember.

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If you like Pinterest and Edmodo, you'll love eduClipper!

Kleinspiration

Bellow took the advice of his users and went to work to develop a more robust, user-friendly, and visually appealing site for education. While I''ll still use Pinterest, I plan to shift my focus on education to eduClipper. There are other sites where you can create collaborative boards and share information in a social way, but I appreciate that eduClipper''s focus is solely on K-12 education.

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5 Creative Apps to Connect with Parents from your Classroom!

Kleinspiration

Animoto apps for education apps for teachers Aurasma Educreations Erin Klein Remind 101 Remind101 Scholastic Scholastic Top Teaching Blog Top Teaching WDWDT My 2nd Scholastic Post Having a positive relationship with the parents of your students can help your year get off to a great start. I''ve found that parents often just want to feel connected and involved. Many potential issues can be resolved when they feel like they understand what is going on inside the classroom.

Five "Can't Miss" Twitter Chats

Tom Murray

Each week educators from around the world engage in meaningful conversations on Twitter. Twitter chats have connected educators globally and transformed the way many view professional development. An up-to-date list of these educational chats can be found at: bit.ly/officialchatlist. Currently, there are over 200 of these chats, which range in topic, participants, and purpose. officialchatlist. So where does one begin?

TONS of Classroom Design Ideas for Setting Up Your Cozy Learning Space!

Kleinspiration

For those interested in reading more about how the brain relates to design in the field of education, I recommend checking out the work of Susan Kovalik at The Center for Effective Learning. Resource I: My SmartBlog on Education Post click here Please click here to read the rest of my guest post on the Smart Blog for Education. Thinking About ReDesigning Your Space This Summer? -

Utilizing Twitter Chats for Professional Development

Tom Murray

Each week, educators from around the world take part in various conversations on Twitter known as “chats.” These conversations have become an excellent way for educators to connect on relevant topics, share resources and best practices, all while challenging each other’s thinking. The premise of a Twitter chat is simple. Each lasts for 60 minutes, moderators pose questions on a predetermined topic, and participants use a consistent hashtag (#) to communicate.

Professional Learning Networks (PLN)

Tom Murray

Recently, I had the opportunity to record a Google Hangout with four connected educators on “Growing Your PLN.” Lyn Hilt (@l_hilt), Nick Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher), Lisa Dabbs (@teachingwthsoul) and Patrick Larkin (@patrickmlarkin) joined the conversation and shared a wealth of advice on how educators can develop a strong personal learning network.

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!

Kleinspiration

Other W a ys I Use Aurasma for Education Creating augmented word walls was my first attempt using the Aurasm a app in my classroom. I recently was a featured presenter at the MACUL conference in Michigan with over 4K educators in attendance. Additionally, you can see me this summer for the national SDE Extraordinary Educator''s Conference in Chicago.