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Global Education Conference 2015 #globaled15

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020

EdTech Magazine

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

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Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2015

Ditch That Textbook

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 [.].

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Announcing the 2015 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

In 2015, it’s no longer a new story that technology is being used in the classroom. The 2015 cohort of League of Innovative Schools members includes: Albemarle County Public Schools - Charlottesville, VA. It’s a part of everyone’s daily lives and it’s no surprise that it’s becoming a part of students’ lives as well. At Digital Promise, we are much more interested in how technology is being used to support teaching and learning.

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Incredible FREE PD! K12Online Conference 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

The K12Online Conference 2015 is a fantastic resource. K12Online Conference 2015 Keynotes. The 2015 keynote speakers include Don Wettrick @DonWettrick , Alan Levine @cogdog , Stephanie Chang @MakerEdOrg , Scott McLeod @mcleod , and Karen Bosch @karlyb. The K12Online 2015 Conference Schedule. The full lineup of presentations and presenters is available on the 2015 Schedule. I appreciate also Lisa Durff’s work with the K12 Online Conference 2015.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Posts on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog – October 2015 Edition. 6 – Top 10 Education Tweets of the School Year So Far – Fall 2015. The post Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. What's Hot with Teachers? Teachers want to help students improve. But many teachers struggle this time of year.

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Education 2015: A Brilliant or Insane Review

Brilliant or Insane

Rather than listing our Top 10 posts, which you’ve likely already seen, I decided to share some of our biggest moments from 2015, related to education, blogging, writing, publishing and other areas. Please share your own insights and accomplishments from 2015, in our comment section below. The post Education 2015: A Brilliant or Insane Review appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Inspiration #2015 edchatBrilliant or Insane.

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CoSN 2015: An Unstoppable Digital Revolution is Around the Corner

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A digital transformation has to be driven by more than the IT department, says CoSN 2015''s opening keynote speaker. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content

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Badging CUE 2015 Fall Conference

CUE

Last March, I helped with social media and micro-credentialing efforts for the CUE 2015 Annual Conference from the comfort of my own home outside Chicago. The post Badging CUE 2015 Fall Conference appeared first on OnCUE. badging CUE 2015 Fall Conference CUE Conference UncategorizedI’m back! Virtually, at least!

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Top 10 Education Tweets of the School Year So Far – Fall 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Nice chart: RT @Primary_Ed : Growth Mindset focus [link] via @kevindeforge #edchat #edtech #ISTE2015 … pic.twitter.com/NkGkggTNFh — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) August 27, 2015.

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CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

EdTech Magazine

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

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Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

— Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 13, 2015. Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 9, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 11, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 9, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 8, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 10, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 8, 2015.

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TCEA 2015: 7 Twitter Tips to Help Teachers Become Tweeting Pros

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Teachers new to Twitter had a lot to learn in this TCEA 2015 session. . Classroom Digital Content Internet Social Media

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Students Line Up for Google Science Fair 2015

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The global challenge begins this week, with a grand prize of $50,000 in scholarship funds. Classroom STEM

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CoSN 2015: What You Need to Know

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith It''s time to gear up for this year''s CoSN conference. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Leadership Management

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Learning Resolutions For 2015

The Web20Classroom

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. I have followed the resolution path in the past, resolving to eat better, drink less soda or take a picture a day.

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Spring 2015 Webinar 1

EdTechTeacher

Chat: Presenter’s Slides: The post Spring 2015 Webinar 1 appeared first on EdTechTeacher. Spring 2015 Webinar Join us April 14th at 4pm EST The video above will be a LIVE STREAM of the webinar. This webinar is broadcasted for free using Google Hangouts on Air. Press play or refresh if the video doesn''t begin at the indicated time. Please introduce yourself in the chat window below and feel free to ask questions at anytime. . Description: . Speakers: .

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ISTE 2015: 15 Inspirational Quotes from Educational Technology Leaders

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Follow an active Twitter chat with seven education leaders who give advice on implementing technology in the classroom and predict the future of professional development. Classroom Digital Content Leadership Management

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TCEA 2015: Top Tweets, Pics and Videos

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith In case you missed it, these social media highlights give a taste of the action for this week’s convention in Austin, Texas. Classroom Curriculum Internet Leadership Management Social Media

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ISTE 2015: What You May Have Missed on Day One

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan EdTech brings you expert interviews and breaking stories from this year’s ISTE Conference & Expo. Classroom

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Best 2015 Videos: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education Theme

User Generated Education

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. At Albemarle County Public Schools, maker education fosters student autonomy, ignites student interest, and empowers students to embrace their own learning. What Is a Maker?

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5 Shocking Things Your Students Will do in 2015

Brilliant or Insane

Last year, we made these predictions about education in 2015. The post 5 Shocking Things Your Students Will do in 2015 appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. Today, we rehash them and hope you’ll take your education pulse. Check out our 5 shocking things and let us know which ones, if any, are correct in your world. Please comment below and/or share your thoughts on Twitter at hashtag #HackLearning. Fifteen years ago, […].

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Spring Webinar 2015 Webinar 3

EdTechTeacher

The post Spring Webinar 2015 Webinar 3 appeared first on EdTechTeacher. Spring 2015 Join Us The video above will be a LIVE STREAM of the webinar. This webinar is broadcasted for free using Google Hangouts on Air. Press play or refresh if the video doesn''t begin at the indicated time. Please introduce yourself in the chat window below and feel free to ask questions at anytime. . Description: . Speakers: . Presenter’s Slides.

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Spring Webinar 2015 Webinar 2

EdTechTeacher

The post Spring Webinar 2015 Webinar 2 appeared first on EdTechTeacher. Spring 2015 Join Us The video above will be a LIVE STREAM of the webinar. This webinar is broadcasted for free using Google Hangouts on Air. Press play or refresh if the video doesn''t begin at the indicated time. Please introduce yourself in the chat window below and feel free to ask questions at anytime. . Description: . Speakers: . Presenter’s Slides.

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ISTE 2015: What You Need to Know Before the Show

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Are you ISTE-bound? Don't miss our brief rundown of what to expect from this year's big show. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Leadership Management

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The 2015 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith We've scoured the web and found 50 essential blogs for you. Classroom Internet Management Social Media Social Networking

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Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Digital Innovation in Learning Awards!

Digital Promise

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.” Karen Cator is President & CEO at Digital Promise and can be reached on Twitter at @kcator.

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CoSN 2015: The Emerging Tech That's Transforming K–12's Horizon

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith 3D printing, drones and wearable tech are on the horizon for education. Classroom Curriculum Hardware Internet

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ISTE 2015: Soledad O'Brien on How Technology Can Change Students' Lives

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Technology in the right hands can be a powerful tool for showing students their limitless potential, says Soledad O’Brien, ISTE 2015’s opening keynote speaker. Classroom Curriculum Digital and Video Cameras Digital Content Hardware Leadership Management Mobile Apps Mobility

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TCEA 2015: Bill Nye Says Science Teachers Must Foster the Next ‘Greatest Generation’

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith After outlining the perils of climate change, Nye turned to science educators for help in inspiring the next great thinkers. Classroom Curriculum Internet Leadership Management STEM

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4 Tips to Get the Most from ISTE 2015

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Are you ISTE-bound? There's a lot to do between now and June 28. Here are a few tips to keep your ISTE experience on track. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Leadership Management Mobility Smartphones

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E-Rate Funding Applications Total $3.9B for 2015

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith 'These requests reflect long pent-up demand' says FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. Classroom Funding Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Online Learning Wireless

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Notes from the 2015 Iowa STEM Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

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 ). Over 5,100 applications were submitted for STEM Scale-Up Grants. Numerous STEM externships are available for teachers.

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TCEA 2015: How to Inspire a Love of Big Data

EdTech Magazine

By Brad Sowell As Big Data becomes a more important part of our world, how can we get students excited about analyzing data? Big Data Business Intelligence Data Analytics Internet

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Top Education Tweets of November 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Education Tweets: November 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 7, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 23, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 4, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 24, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 9, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 13, 2015.

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5 Surprising Changes in Horizon's 2015 Report on the Future of K–12 Tech

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Looking back at last year's NMC list of tech trends in K–12, there were several surprising additions and removals. Bring Your Own Device Classroom Digital Content Management Mobility Wearables

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FETC 2015 Kicks Off With a BYOD Bang

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A game-based learning event, executive summit and hands-on sessions are highlights of the opening day of the conference. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Game-based Learning Hardware Leadership Management Mobility Notebooks Online Learning Policies STEM Tablets

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CoSN 2015: Education’s Role in the Ubiquitous Wi-Fi Future

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The world of education IT is on schedule to reach a tipping point, where the availability and affordability of mobile devices could completely reshape the way we learn. But will educators take that momentum and turn it into true change or go back to the old ways, powered by new technologies? That''s the puzzle being studied by Sam Pitroda, former chair of the Knowledge Commission in India and a leading voice in the campaign to breach the global digital divide.

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TCEA 2015: Lessons in Samsung School’s Classroom Collaboration Tech

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Samsung''s answer to unifying tablets with the classroom experience continues to impress. Classroom Hardware Management Mobility Notebooks Project Management Tablets

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TCEA 2015: A Nontraditional 1:1 Chromebook Rollout

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A Texas school’s new policy keeps the new notebooks at school. Classroom Cloud Cloud Computing Hardware

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5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

Catlin Tucker

As I wrap up 2015, I am incredibly thankful for the educators in my life who inspire me and motivate me to continue learning. At the end of each year, it’s fun to reflect on what I’ve written about and what other educators have gravitated to on my blog. This year the following 5 blog posts generated the most activity and conversation! #1 1 Thesis Statement Throwdown. This activity is a fan favorite and requires zero technology.

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Vote for EdTech K–12’s 2015 Must-Read IT Blogs Nominees

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Which blogs do you rely on for cutting-edge insight in the world of education technology? Let us know with your vote. Internet Management Social Media Social Networking

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Keeping Pace Report 2015

CUE

Keeping Pace 2015 report is now available online The Keeping Pace report was developed as an important guiding document for schools around the world. The post Keeping Pace Report 2015 appeared first on OnCUE. Since 2004 it has examined the status and provided an overview of the policies, practices, and trends of online education across the country. CUE CEO Mike Lawrence, as well as CUE […].

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