Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!


Education and technology in 2016: it seems you can’t have one without the other. ISTE Conference & Expo is the perfect place to meet like-minded educators with a shared enthusiasm for educational technology and a thirsty interest in how to use tech to truly enhance learning.

2016 Fall CUE Overview


T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. And, don’t forget that CUE affiliate meetings take place Saturday at noon. The post 2016 Fall CUE Overview appeared first on CUE Blog.

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Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey?

The CoolCatTeacher

So, I’m opening up my 2016 reader survey. 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Blog Reader Survey. The post Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey? Speak out. Be heard. I'm listening. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

January 2016 was an epic month here with a reach of over 200,000 views between this blog, my blogspot blog, and Last night I had the teacher kickoff meeting for Mad about Mattering and wow! SO excited about our MAD about Mattering kick off teacher meeting tonight!

How to Schedule a Time to Meet with Other Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away. Kids came early to school so they could meet other kids! Learners love to meet learners in other classrooms, but how can you make it simple ?

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher’s Summer PD 2016 just ended. Here are 11 take-aways I heard from class members: They enjoyed meeting online to chat on blogs, help each other on the Discussion Forums, mull over ideas on the Google Hangouts, and explore Twitter Chats.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!


At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. lol) at the CUE 2016 Fall conference is what fills each of us since we’ve waited to see all of our edu-crushes and long-distance friends for months.

In-Class Flip: The Flipped Classroom Meets the Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

When I work with school districts shifting to blended learning, I often train teachers on the station rotation model and the flipped classroom. Both of these strategies for blending face-to-face and online learning work well for teachers in a traditional school setting.

How e-learning can meet some needs of struggling students


Using technology to meet struggling students’ needs. The entire teaching and learning experience should be about gaining knowledge not meeting the standards. The post How e-learning can meet some needs of struggling students appeared first on NEO BLOG.

The #EduColor Movement Meets The National Board [Video]

The Jose Vilson

I spoke about the #EduColor movement and the importance of community at the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards / Teaching and Learning Conference 2016 with a host of other awesome folks. Video education educolor nbpts teaching and learning 2016

The Debate is On: PBS Launches You Choose 2016 for Kids

EdNews Daily

PBS KIDS recently launched You Choose 2016 , a kid-friendly website for ages 6-8 providing kids with relevant, non-partisan democracy-related information through interactive exploration and video. You Choose 2016 allows kids to: 1.

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Consider Perforating Your Meetings


What is really new is the idea of a perforated meeting I tried recently. Michael Berman of CSU Channel Islands invited me to join one of their department meetings. They’re just…meetings. This meeting was emergent. Would you consider perforating your meetings?

Meet Our New Partners: iKeepSafe & the Internet Watch Foundation


To achieve this badge, companies must meet all requirements outlined in primary federal and California laws. We are excited to announce our partnership with two organizations at the forefront of online child safety initiatives: iKeepSafe and the Internet Watch Foundation ! The mission of each respective organization aligns perfectly with our own commitment to keeping kids safe online. iKeepsafe has also awarded us the California Privacy Badge.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. There are over 15,000 teachers in Denver gathering and thousands more meeting virtually using the hashtag #NotAtISTE16.

Ten Tips: How to Write Your Common App Activities List, Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

Try: Arranged advertising events, organized fundraisers, and gave presentations at school meetings. We are so excited to introduce Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy.

Highlights from Tri-Association Conference 2016


It was fun connecting with old friends and meeting new ones over the three days of learning. It was a wonderful experience to be involved in the 2016 Tri-Conference.

College Bound? Made of Compassion and Creativity: Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

His book, College Essay Essentials (released July 2016), is currently the #1 bestselling book worldwide on the college essay. Sometimes, if we are lucky enough, our paths cross with genuine people who truly want to make a difference in the world, especially for youth.

LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board

User Generated Education

I have been offered an opportunity to teach maker education again at a local summer enrichment program during summer, 2016. LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board.

It's 2016

Adam Welcome

It was time to write this post - because it's 2016. I had a parent tell me a few years ago that all a good teacher needs is 'paper and a pencil' - my response was that times have changed and we can do much more for our kids in 2016!

Check Yourself: Toronto 2016


His message: teachers who offer choice can meet learning goals while creating powerful experiences that lead to increased motivation, creativity and divergent critical thinking.

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016

Discovery Education

With 2016 quickly coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what the year brought us. Read on to learn more about Discovery Education’s 9 key lessons of 2016: 1. Perhaps you have a principal who is a gifted editorial writer, or a teacher who can deliver the message of digital learning to local Rotary meetings and other gatherings. Curriculum experts District Administrators Education Math Science Social Studies STEM 2016 engageemnt Teacher Leadership

Fall VirtCon 2016 - free online conference from Discovery Education - Oct 22

Educational Technology Guy

Discovery Education is hosting a free, online conference - 2016 Fall VirtCon - on Saturday, Oct 22nd.

Thriving SAT Scores: Meet Shaan Patel, Founder of Prep Expert and Shark Tank Winner

EdNews Daily

A few weeks after the first meeting, Shark Tank called me with a request to send in a an eye-catching and creative video pitch. SAT Scores: A New Number. Have you ever wondered how to achieve higher SAT scores?

Meet Us at FETC 2016 – Booth 844!

Benchmark Education

This week, Benchmark Education Company will be one of hundreds of exhibitors at this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference, or FETC.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

Here's my updated version for Spring, 2016. I use it for travel, conferences and off-site meetings. In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis (see bottom of page for links). I am a K-12 Education Strategist for CDW-G.

What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting

Educator Innovator

Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing at the 2016 NWP Annual Meeting. — Christine Boyer (@5Boyer) November 17, 2016. — Steph West-Puckett (@fieldpeaz) November 17, 2016. I also realized I need to make time to come to the National Writing Project Meeting EVERY YEAR! Educator Innovator Blog makerspace Making NWP Annual Meeting nwpam16

How to Use Voice to Text to Meet Learners' Needs


Pearson School Board @ MeldrumKim As teachers we meet lots of students and we try our best to meet their individual learning needs but sometimes we have a student like John. Kim Meldrum, M.Ed. Technology Innovation Consultant Lester B.

Flipping “Meet the Teacher Night”

Gaggle Speaks

How about flipping “Meet the Teacher Night”? Sure, the school year is approaching the finish line. As you do a retrospective of what we hope was a great year, it’s not too early to think about new ways to use technology when students return from summer break. Making a few changes to the way you’ve always conducted this time-honored school event can also give parents an example of what it means to flip a classroom.

The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I am now almost booked through the start of August, and the second half of the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill. The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine.

Teachers: Meet Katy Perry, Win $50,000, Fly to LA! Join #StaplesForStudents


1 grand prize winner = $50,000 Scholarship AND a trip for two to Los Angeles to meet superstar, Katy Perry. 4 first prize winners = (and one guest) will also win air travel to Los Angeles, two nights stay, and spending money to meet Katy Perry at the VIP Winner’s Celebration.

How to Create a Tech-based Curriculum Using the SAMR Model

Ask a Tech Teacher

At this point, tech tools facilitate the student ability to meet not only the specific curriculum tasks, but higher-order thinking and the Habits of Mind that make up successful adults.

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App of the Week: Science sensor meets your smartphone

eSchool News

note : App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

MIND Research Institute

Video produced by NationSwell in partnership with Cisco. This blog was orginally published on NationSwell and is reposted here with permission. By: Sarah Morgan. In elementary school, Matthew Peterson struggled mightily with math.

Charter backers can stop the NAACP moratorium — by meeting these four demands

The Hechinger Report

Now, the only way that charter advocates can get the moratorium removed is for charter operators to meet the NAACP’s demands. The post Charter backers can stop the NAACP moratorium — by meeting these four demands appeared first on The Hechinger Report.