Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014


2014 has been fantastic so far! This year, I was awarded the 2014 Pre-K - 12 MACUL Teacher of the Year Award. NETA : April 24 - 25 (2014) Nebraska In a few weeks, on April 24th, I will fly to Nebraska to keynote their annual state technology conference, NETA: 2014 Mission Possible.

Our Top 10 Posts in 2014

Two Guys and Some iPads

2014 was a year to remember! Thank you for an amazing 2014 and we look forward to an even better 2015! Here are our top 10 blog posts from this year. Thank you for you unbelievable support!

Best Education-Related Videos of 2014

User Generated Education

My own list is what I found to be the most powerful education related videos of 2014. Let me know of any others that you found of value during 2014! I love end of year “best of” lists. They all, in some way, address the mind, heart, and spirit of education.

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Looking Back at 2014 and Forward to 2015

The Web20Classroom

2014 was filled with all sorts of conversations, mostly centered around personalization of learning and creating more student centered environments and I don''t see that slowing down in 2015. What a year it has been.

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12 Terrific ThingLink EDU Features in 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

In 2014 ThingLink worked hard to provide teachers and students with a powerful and flexible tool for teaching and learning that is useful across all content areas. 2014 Thinglink EDU ThingLink offers the education community tagging tools to bring images and video to life.

Fred Hargadon 1934 - 2014

The Learning Revolution Has Begun Photo courtesy Rod Searcey 2009


Google for Education CT Summit - June 21-22, 2014, Greenwich, CT

Educational Technology Guy

I will be presenting at the Google for Education CT Summit on June 21st, 2014 on Chromebook and Google Apps deployments. The Summit is two days, with presentations and workshops by a variety of educators, Google Certified Teachers, Google staff and more. It''s a great event with some great learning and sharing planned. Here is the event website: [link] Here is the event Google+ Page:

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Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

mobile app Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014 Been for Education - A innovative site for Social Learning that allows educators to surf and collaborate on the web w/ their students in a safe environment where educators create/manage student accounts.

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Let's Maximize Happiness in 2014

The Playground Advocate

I have one resolution this year: Maximize Happiness First off, I would encourage everyone in the world to begin 2014 with this video: I think if I managed to keep the spirit of this video in mind throughout 2014, I would have done everything I need to do to make life happy.

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A Thankful Start to 2014


Graphic Used With Permission Under a Creative Commons License Happy 2014 Everyone! May you have a blessed 2014! 2014 Happy New Year pln thanks Thank you for following me on Twitter or Facebook or Google+ or Diigo or Scoop.It or Pinterest.

A Curation of Resources for The Hour of Code 2014 (and Beyond!)

2014 Coding Computer Science CS CSEdWeek edtech Hour of Code ipad programming The Hour of Code will soon be upon us and it''s going to be the largest global learning event in history! Last year the Hour of Code reached 15 million users and 10 million girls just within 5 days!

ASHA 2014 Orlando Session


I am excited to be presenting in Orlando next week, as well as having the opportunity to see great friends and get lots of ideas from attending sessions! This year I am presenting another sequel to my Pairing Picture Books with Apps series.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, November 20th, is day four of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. Actually, it started already, but I was so exhausted yesterday I fell asleep without realizing I hadn''t posted the next day''s schedule!)

Even More Resources for The Hour of Code 2014!

2014 Coding Computer Science CSEdWeek edtech Hour of Code programming Here''s a mid week Hour of Code Update! Since I posted my curated resources last week for The Hour of Code , there have been some updates and new releases that teachers and students might find useful, fun, and engaging!

2014 was a banner year for Google Docs, Slides, Forms and Sheets

Educational Technology Guy

Google is known for providing constant updates to it''s products. In a post on the Google Drive Blog , Google summarizes some of the updates that they did to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms over the last year. It''s pretty impressive and made these products much more useful, especially for Google Apps and Chromebooks users.

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Reflections from #iste2014 in Atlanta: Relationships are Key!


Genius Hour Panel: @coolcatteacher, @donwettrick, @angelamaiers, @kleinerin, @klirenman, @smartinez, @hughtheteacher ISTE 2014 - Atlanta, Georgia This is my third year attending ISTE. Dinner with my best friends - Atlanta 2014 ISTE is about the learning experiences.

2014 Was One Wild Ride

A Principal's Reflections

With 2014 coming to a close in a few days there is no better time than now to reflect on this past year. Here are some professional highlights from 2014: Digital Leadership was published by Corwin on January 14, 2014. CBS Channel 2 NYC visited NMHS again on May 16, 2014.

Edcamp Online 2014

Educator Innovator

Mark your calendars for October 25, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. October is right around the corner… And that means it’s almost Connected Educator Month ! Edcamps are a significant part of the Connected Educator Movement. With over 500 face-to-face events in dozens of countries, educators everywhere are coming together to learn and share organically. Edcamps are unconference events designed for educators. The schedule is built on the day of the event by the participants.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Tuesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Unlike our opening day, Day two actually starts at midnight, US-Eastern Time!

Top Web Links from 2014

Learning in Hand

This means I can easily see the most popular links I shared during 2014! I shared hundreds of links in 2014, and I''m proud that 8 out of my top 10 most clicked links are my own blog posts or creations. And as a bonus, below are my biggest tweets from each month of 2014.

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ASHA 2014 Takeaways!


For me, the holiday followed soon upon returning from the ASHA 2014 Convention in Orlando, where I presented and also attended many sessions. asha14 #a1718 — Angela Saus (@CrissXAppleSaus) November 22, 2014 PHEW! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving!

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2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had another great day of sessions and keynotes on Tuesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Wednesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page.

BYOD Equity Panel at #SXSWedu 2014


On March 5, 2014, I was privileged to moderate and participate on a panel on Bridging the Digital Divide with BYOD Equity at the SXSWedu conference in Austin, Texas.


2014 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, November 21st, is the fifth and final day our fifth annual Global Education Conference. Today was yet another great day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Friday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page.

Mobile Momentum: Internet Trends Report 2014

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

The former Wall Street technology analyst, now a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , published her latest report on the state of the web on May 28, 2014. Source: INTERNET TRENDS 2014 – CODE CONFERENCE. Mary Meeker May 28, 2014.

EdTechnocation's 2014 EduBlog Award Nominees!

Nominations for the 2014 Edublog Awards is open until November 24th! For this year''s 2014 Edublog Awards I made four nominations for what I consider some of the best blogs and resources for teachers.

Gaming in Education 2014 Starts Tonight! Schedule and Attending Information.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our 2014 Gaming in Education online conference start tonight! Whether you''re passionate about game-based learning or just getting your toes wet, Gaming in Ed celebrates the value that games offer in educational settings.

Social Thinking Providers' Conference 2014


This past weekend, I was thrilled to be part of the Social Thinking® Providers'' Conference in San Francisco, CA.

7 ISTE 2014 Conference Mega Resources to Share Widely!

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Nikki D Robertson ''s Pinterest board What I Learned at ISTE 2014 is a hand-picked treasure trove. ISTE 2014 Session Notes , was created by +Tzvi Pittinsky and fleshed out by dozens of contributors.

SETDA in 2014: Year in Review


As the calendar year draws to a close and we take time to celebrate family and the holiday season, all of us at SETDA. read more. ConnectED Digital Content E-Rate Equity of Access FCC In the News OER Policy Professional Learning

How Will You Make Your Mark? International Dot Day 2014


Brown (@msEdtechie) September 15, 2014. International Dot Day was September 15th. It is all about being creative and making your mark on the world. The day is based on the book by Peter H. Reynolds, The Dot. It is a wonderful story about a little girl who doesn''t think she can draw.

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2014 Global Education Conference Starts Today - Day 1 Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today the fifth annual Global Education Conference kicks off. This is our free, five-day, online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world, with sessions held around the clock to accommodate participant time zones. With over 250 sessions and 30 keynotes, it is an incredible opportunity to connect with and learn from educators, organizations, and students focused on globally-connected learning and supporting cultural awareness and educational access.

Maker Party 2014: Resources for Libraries and Learning Spaces

Educator Innovator

This post originally appeared on the Mozilla Webmaker blog.

Crowdsourcing to Build the Ultimate Wall of ThingLinks at ISTE 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

To say there was a lot going on at ISTE 2014 is an understatement! C rowdsourcing to Build a Wall of ThingLink Resources As someone who gets a kick out of the power of crowdsourcing, I''ve decided to try to build the Ultimate Wall of ThingLink Interactive Images Shared at ISTE 2014.

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2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

Educator Innovator

Educator Innovator —in partnership with LRNG, the Show Me Campaign, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation—is delighted to announce the winners of the first ever LRNG Innovation Challenge.


The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses.

Reflections, Part 2: Hawaii Google Summit 2014

In Part 1 of my reflection on the 2014 Hawaii Google Summit by +EdTechTeam , I shared my personal goal and the journey I took from last year''s summit until today. In Part 2 I''ll share my experiences, take-aways, and session resources from the 2014 Hawaii Google Summit.

Reflections, Part 1: Hawaii Google Summit 2014

Now, fast forward to 2014. From: On Friday, March 21st, and Saturday, March 22nd, I attended the annual Hawaii +Google in Education Summits by EdTechTeam.

Digital Citizenship Chat Preview for June 11, 2014


Image Source Hello everyone! Tonight it''s my turn to moderate Digcit Chat, and since the questions require some reflection back on the current school year and looking ahead to the next one, I thought I''d give a preview of the questions.

A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014

The Innovative Educator

Looking back at 2014 I've come up with a few edtech resources I have relied on most for teaching and learning. Check em out and share yours.