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.

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 [.].

Hour of Code 2015

iTeach with iPads

It should be mandatory that you understand computer science. will.i.am. Like thousands of other classes, my kindergarten students have been participating in the Hour of Code this week. While you can code anytime, the grassroots campaign takes place the week of December 7-13.

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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.

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.

My 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator Application Reflection

Two Guys and Some iPads

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!

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.

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. Connected Educator Month!

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.

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Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 7, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Education Tweets of the Week, November 7, 2015. #1 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 7, 2015. #2 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. #3 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. #4 6 Top 10 Posts of October 2015.

My keynote for the 2015 K12 Online Conference

Dangerously Irrelevant

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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. Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) August 2, 2015.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2015 Version

Educational Technology Guy

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.

ISTE 2015: (Re)designing tech-infused lessons for deeper thinking

Dangerously Irrelevant

Hope you will join me and Julie Graber in June for our ISTE workshop… Register here! Title. (Re)designing Re)designing tech-infused lessons for deeper thinking. Short description.

An Organized Planning Solution for Teachers: The 2015 Teacher Anchor

Kleinspiration

An Organized Planning Solution for Teachers - click here to see Chandra's amazing products - Hi Kleinspiration readers! My name is Chandra and I own the shop and blog C. Jayne Teach !

Could This Be One of the BEST Edu Conferences of 2015? #WGEDD

Kleinspiration

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.

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.

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

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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It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

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.

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Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

A photo posted by Julie Moon (@julie_moon_) on Dec 17, 2015 at 9:24am PST. — Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa) December 17, 2015. — Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa) December 17, 2015. A photo posted by @fourthgradebarrow on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:35am PST.

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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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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A Day in 2015

The Thinking Stick

I add my destination of SeaTac Airport and slide Motoy back into my pocket and this blog post starts forming in my head ‘How amazing is 2015?’ it’s 2015. To write just how amazing of a time 2015 is and the technology I use everyday makes life just….wow! 2015….what

That bonus you didn’t get at work (aka Iowa education reform in 2015)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Imagine that your bosses come up to you one day and say something like this… Hey, I know that we’re a year and a half late on this but we’re trying to take care of you. It looks like the company’s profits are solid but we’re just not sure right now.

The State of the Education Industry in 2015

Edudemic

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 […].

Wow, What a Year! Top SETDA Resources 2015

SETDA Says

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 roadmap

A Look Back at Digital Promise’s 2015

Digital Promise

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.

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Google Classroom Updates! (Added Jan. 15, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

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!

The 2015 Top Blog Posts of the Year

The CoolCatTeacher

What a 2015! Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015 on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog. The post The 2015 Top Blog Posts of the Year appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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#EdTechTidBits of the Week (May 18, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

2015 edtech EdTechTidBits Fab Lab Google MakerEd Makerspace survey TEDxI have five different EdTechTidBits to share with you this week.

#EdTechTidBits of the Week (April 13, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

So here are my # EdTechTidBits for the week of April 13, 2015. 2015 Apps edtech EdTechTidBits iPadEd I''m beginning a new blogging series that I''m calling "#EdTechTidBits of the Week" which will consist of EdTech related resource (apps, sites, tips, articles, events, etc.)

Top Webinars of 2015

edWeb.net

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!

Education Grants and 2015 deadlines

techlearning

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

4 Chrome Extensions September 2015

Teacher Tech

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.

Top 10 Education Tweets of the Week: November 21, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Education Tweets of the Week: week ending November 21, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 19, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 15, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 18, 2015.

ISTE 2015 Best of show

techlearning

The following products are the winners of Tech & Learning’s annual ISTE Best of Show Awards. Techlearning Resources

Google Science Fair 2015 is now open - How will you change the world?

Educational Technology Guy

The Google Science Fair for 2015 is now open. Submission deadline is May 19, 2015. This is a great competition for students from around the world to showcase their talents and creativity. It is open to students ages 13-18 years old.

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Read for the Record 2015

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

— Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa) October 22, 2015. — Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa) October 22, 2015. Each year, Jumpstart sponsors a day for readers all around the globe to join their voices in reading the same book.