Global Education Conference 2015 #globaled15

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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.

Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

May you find helpful things that make your classroom better. Top 10 Posts on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog – October 2015 Edition. Held together by an amazing graphic drawn by Sylvia Duckworth, this post includes resources and tips for teaching a growth mindset in your classroom. # 6 – Top 10 Education Tweets of the School Year So Far – Fall 2015. What's Hot with Teachers? Teachers want to help students improve.

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Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 7, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Not flipping your classroom — flipping a child like you flip a house. The informal learning on social media has a very real impact in my classroom. 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 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 4, 2015. #5

Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

After we’ve gone down enough techno-innovation-as-Savior trails and found them to be dead ends, it seems many in education are circling back to one simple point: the greatest innovative force in the classroom is an innovative teacher. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 13, 2015. We begin transforming our schools and classrooms when we transform our ATTITUDE. Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015.

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.

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.

Top Education Tweets of November 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Education Tweets: November 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 7, 2015. Alec’s show was listed yesterday as the top show on Every Classroom Matters in November. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 23, 2015. Inspired by a comment by Kevin Honeycutt on Every Classroom Matters, this post was enhanced with a rocking sketchnote by Sylvia Duckworth. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 4, 2015.

Hour of Code 2015

iTeach with iPads

Apps I Use In the Classroom Science 1:1 ipads hour of code ipads in kindergarten Kodable app teaching with iPadsIt 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. All students should have the opportunity to learn how to code.

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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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CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Digital Content Internet Management Online Learning Online Video Frank Smith A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are talking about making their own music in their classroom. 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. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 16, 2015. 5 Ways to Teach Gratitude in Your Classroom was Updated this week.

The 2015 Top Blog Posts of the Year

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What a 2015! Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015 on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog. Google Drive, Google Classroom, and Chromebooks are big, so this post remains popular. 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. from the Cool Cat Teacher Blog From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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LIVE: Learning about MineCraft in the Classroom from ISTE 2015 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

This year at ISTE 2015, I had the pleasure of sitting down with members of the Minecraft EDU team to learn how students are turning digital building blocks into customizable digital learning spaces. “ MinecraftEdu provides products and services that make it easy for educators to use Minecraft in the classroom. We make a special version of Minecraft specifically for classroom use.

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. This episode of iQ: smartparent examines the Maker Movement’s impact in the classroom. 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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6 Updates to Google Classroom for Fall 2015

Teacher Tech

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. Classroom Google classroom googleReuse Post: You can now edit and reuse a previous assignment or announcement. Posts can be from the current class, other […].

LIVE: Learning about Skype in the Classroom from ISTE 2015 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

This year, Michael Soskil, a Microsoft Innovative Educator shared with me some of the great new features of Skype and demonstrated how he is using video conferencing in his classroom. His use of technology as a transformational learning tool has led the Pennsylvania Department of Education as well as numerous companies and non-profit organizations to laud his innovative classroom practices. This year at the ISTE conference, I had the privilege of working with the Skype team.

Goal: Rethink Classroom Management

Teacher Reboot Camp

“I am the decisive element in the classroom … In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or de-humanized. Goal: Rethink classroom management. As a teacher, you control what happens in your classroom. You have the ability to choose a better classroom management system that doesn’t punish, but instead helps students reflect on their behavior choices and manage their own emotions.

Keeping Pace Report 2015

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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. Learn Blended Learning CUE News digital learning Education Technology eLearning Strategies Symposium Category Page Flipped Classroom Keeping Pace online schools Professional Development Technology in Education

LIVE: Learning about MineCraft in the Classroom | @Microsoft_EDU from ISTE 2015

TeacherCast

Throughout the entire ISTE 2015 conference teachers were buzzing over Minecraft. This year, I had the privilege of speaking to members of Microsoft’s Minecraft team to learn how students are being engaged through the building of digital worlds. Minecraft Resources. link]. https://minecraft.net. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/minecraft-teachers. forum/minecraft-teachers. link]. link]. Share the Love.

10 Ways to Build Team Classroom

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Empower Awesome Learning Every Day We are team classroom. When you build team classroom, you unleash a giant. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom. Teach team classroom to spring into action when someone is struggling. One of my secrets of an awesome classroom is empowering everyone to help. Classroom example. Talk about your team classroom with words. ” Classroom example. Today in my classroom we’re having a “screening party.”

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

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

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

Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015

Edudemic

It is also handy in your classroom; platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and others have the power to help you forge closer connections with students and […]. The post Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015 appeared first on Edudemic. Featured Popular Social Media Tools 21st century learner classroom social media featured online tools

LIVE: Leaders of Thought, Superintendents at ISTE 2015 | @iSuperEit @WfSuper

TeacherCast

Over the last few years, I have had the privilege of getting to know several educational leaders and know them well enough that I was able to confide in them not only the great stuff happening in my classroom, but the horrible, no good, very bad stuff happening in my classroom. When I was setting up my interviews from ISTE 2015, it was a goal to have not only teachers, but educational leaders from the highest desks and finest offices across the country.

Students Line Up for Google Science Fair 2015

EdTech Magazine

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

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LIVE: Edutopia and the EdCamp Foundation from ISTE 2015

TeacherCast

This year at ISTE 2015, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Elana Leoni from Edutopia to discuss Mr Lucas’s vision for the future of education and together with Hadley Ferguson and Mary Beth Hertz, we discuss how Edutopia and the Edcamp Foundation are empowering students and teachers to create greatness in classrooms all around the world. For the last 35 years I have been memorized by the work performed in a very remote location in California known as Skywalker Ranch.

Notes from the 2015 Iowa STEM Summit

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are my notes from today’s 2015 Iowa STEM Summit … Welcome , Lt. Peek Into a STEM Classroom: Sioux Center High School. Peek Into a STEM Classroom: Davenport West High School. We have STEM-focused model classrooms, STEM teacher licenses, STEM awareness campaigns, etc. Peek Into a STEM Classroom: Hoover High School. Peek Into a STEM Classroom: Mt. Sioux City CSD – opening a K-5 STEM specialty school in Fall 2015.

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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. In 2015, the federal government -- through programs such as ConnectHome , an extension of President Obama’s ConnectED initiative -- and a growing number of school leaders are taking action to bring the Internet to students everywhere, both in and outside of school.

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ISTE 2015: Google Classroom Expands With API Tools and Share Button

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith New tools give educators more control over their classroom roster and powerful integration with SIS. Classroom Digital Content Learning Management Software

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. This may include: Google Apps for Education and/or Google Classroom–this serves as a basic digital portfolio for students, a collaborative tool with classmates, the teacher’s inbox, and her tool for returning graded and analyzed student work.

CoSN 2015: What You Need to Know

EdTech Magazine

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

Part 4: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full. Part 4: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). Videos, animations, articles, and classroom activities. I am almost booked through August and am already more than half full for fall of 2015 – MikeWelcome to the fourth post… and almost last post of this series.

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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

Part 2: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full. Part 2: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). Science and Math activities for out-of-classroom settings. I am almost booked through August and am already more than half full for fall of 2015 – MikeWelcome to the second post in this series. Summer is a great time to check out some new edtech tools and possibilities.