Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2017

Ditch That Textbook

And just like that, 2017 is in the books. Ed Tech best of 2017 ditch that conference ditch that homework ditch that textbook digital summit edtech educational technology flipgrid flipgrid fever g suite Google Apps gsuiteeduTechnology in classrooms has seen some great changes. For instance, “Flipgrid Fever” (flipgrid.com) has really taken off. Students have really shown their voice by recording short Flipgrid videos and sharing them with their classmates and the world.

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My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

EdTech4Beginners

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ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2017 starts this weekend. I’ll do my best to “bring it” for those of you who add me to your busy ISTE 2017 program. Monday, June 26, 2017. ISTE 2017 Expanded Schedule. Monday, June 26 2017 – 9:15 am – 10:15 am.

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Date: Friday, November 10, 2017.

10 great virtual field trips to check out in 2017

Ditch That Textbook

In 2004, I was about to start my first teaching job. That’s when I got introduced to the world. I went on a 10-day mission trip to Uruguay. We drove the streets of Montevideo, a world capital that reminded me a lot of life in the United States.

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10 Summer Jobs For Teachers 2017

EdNews Daily

Please find 10 summer jobs for teachers in 2017 listed below. 10 Summer Jobs For Teachers in 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017!

20 Things You May Have Missed in 2017!

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Things You May Have Missed in 2017! Here are the BEST Blog Posts of 2017! I have put together a list of the BEST and most popular Shake Up Learning blog posts from 2017. I can’t believe we are nearing the end of 2017! The Top 20 Blog Posts of 2017.

What Are Education Innovation Clusters, and What Were They Up To in 2017?

Digital Promise

To really take stock of EdClusters in 2017, we first need to revisit the foundation and origin of Education Innovation Clusters — what they are, how they work, and how they are progressing. In 2017, we initiated a research project with seven EdClusters and key research partners.

Making Connections at ISTE 2017

P21 Blogazine

As always, ISTE provided a platform to connect with colleagues, make new friends, learn about the newest and shiniest, and overturn fondly held but unfounded assumptions. P21 Blog

5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez

The CoolCatTeacher

” The Teacher’s Guide to Technology for 2017 is here. The post 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

I think 2017 is going to be an exciting year, there’s going to be a lot more cloud based technology than there was before and when classes and content are delivered in the cloud and via browsers, it means kids can access the same experience and content at home as they can in the classroom.

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Resources and Wrap Ups From #FETC 2017

The Web20Classroom

I spent the last week in warm and sunny Orlando attending the 2017 FETC Conference. This is one my favorite conferences of the year because of the quality of the sessions, the people and, of course, the learning.

3 Trends Influencing eLearning In 2017

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 3 Trends Influencing eLearning In 2017 appeared first on TeachThought. Trends & Shifts

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2017: An Extraordinary Year in Review

Education Elements

As we prepare to transition to 2018, it’s a great time to take a step back, reflect on the year, and express our sincere gratitude. This year has been a meaningful one for Education Elements; we have expanded our reach, developed new offerings, and, most importantly, learned so much from working alongside passionate educators and students. Here are some highlights

2017 Library Of Congress Literacy Awards Announced

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 2017 Library Of Congress Literacy Awards Announced appeared first on TeachThought.

The 10-Minute Teacher Show: Top Ten Shows for February 2017

The CoolCatTeacher

Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Episode #20). The post The 10-Minute Teacher Show: Top Ten Shows for February 2017 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Education innovation in 2017: 4 personalized learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

2017 will see the first robust data sets coming out of partner schools adopting these new platforms that they themselves did not develop. In 2017 states will get their ESSA plans off the ground and make important tactical decisions.

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The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

Several weeks ago a client asked me about video walls on campuses. I hadn’t been focused on them, so I dug in and researched.

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MAD About Mattering 2017 Kickoff! #appsthatmatter

The CoolCatTeacher

Last night we kicked off the MAD about Mattering 2017 project. The post MAD About Mattering 2017 Kickoff! Global Collaborative App Development From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Last year, we started with five schools.

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SETDA Highlights from 2017

SETDA Says

2017 was a great year for state leadership for educational technology. Below are highlights from the work of 2017. Advocacy With a new federal administration in 2017, […]. SETDA engaged members, affiliates, private sector partners, and partner organizations around federal and state advocacy efforts and provided national leadership for broadband, digital instructional materials, and data interoperability.

In the News…2017

Tom Murray

January. Tom Murray to be Honored as Thought Leader of the Year, EdTech Round Up , Link. PR with Panache! Honors Tom Murray as Thought Leader of the Year, PR with Panche! K-12 Districts Find That Education and Awareness Are Key to Privacy Protection, Edtech K-12 Magazine , Link. News Alliance for Excellent Education EdTech K-12 Future Ready Schools PR with Panche

Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing posts that you can use for your summer learning. School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. These posts will take us through several different ways of extending your learning.

Orientation Inspiration 2017

NeverEndingSearch

In years past, I’ve written about orientation and strategies for opening the school year. Check out Orientation Inspiration (2013) and Orientation Attitude (2016). This year, I asked folks in my network about their plans on this Padlet and I scanned the blogs I regularly follow.

10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20). The post 10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Labors and Dangers [2017 At Last]

The Jose Vilson

In education, the phrase "for the kids" kept intensifying in popularity, but 2017 showed us who was willing to get dirty when the murk was abundant. The post Labors and Dangers [2017 At Last] appeared first on The Jose Vilson.

5 Tips For History Teachers In 2017

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 5 Tips For History Teachers In 2017 appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching General social studies

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10 Most Popular Personalized Learning Blog Posts of 2017 from Education Elements

Education Elements

In 2017, we published blog posts from our team, our districts, and thought leaders from across the country, ranging from examples of personalized learning in real classrooms, to how to think differently about the purpose of curriculum, to how to change the mindset of a district, to why we do what we do (and why we have made some changes to what we do!) When we started the Bring Your Own Thoughts blog our goal was simple: write good stuff to help good people do good things for kids.

The 3 Biggest K–12 Tech Trends for 2017

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Classroom tech and data will continue to boost learning outcomes. Blended Learning Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Data Governance Makerspaces Personalized Learning STEM

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CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

It was a challenging process, but in the end our selection panel managed to choose five Big Ideas to be represented at the CUE 2017 National Conference. The post CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists appeared first on CUE Blog. CUE is you, the educators.

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A Look Back- CUE 2017 National Conference (Plus Puppets)

CUE

Looking back on CUE 2017, I am struck by the number of small moments in a venue so large it requires maps and guides. Ryan O’Donnell (@creativeedtech) March 19, 2017. Beth Heyden (@HeydenTech) March 18, 2017. Nancy Minicozzi (@CoffeeNancy) March 20, 2017.

2017 #HOUROFCODE is here

Fractus Learning

Overview The Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10) is upon us, and with it comes one of the biggest education movements in history, Hour of Code. 475 million students have participated in an Hour of Code since it’s […]. Maker Resources STEM Tools

Win a Veative VR headset at ISTE 2017!

Veative

Calling all ISTE 2017 attendees! If you’re attending ISTE 2017, there are two ways you can win your very own Veative VR Learn headset. Trending Virtual Reality ISTE 2017Want to win a Veative VR Learn VR headset?

TED Talks for Teachers 2017

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

TED Talks for Teachers 2017 It’s hard to believe that this is my 5th annual collection of TED Talks for teachers. The post TED Talks for Teachers 2017 appeared first on Nick's Picks For Educational Technology.

Diversity and EdTechTeam in 2017

EdTechTeam

As we enter 2017, we commit to taking a more explicit and more active approach. With three summits featuring Google, two conferences featuring Apple, and an amazing diversity of rock star presenters, this was a high-energy weekend for the # edtechteam hashtag on twitter.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-6 Awesome Tools To Try This School Year

The Web20Classroom

For the next several weeks I’ll be sharing posts that you can use for your summer learning. School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. These posts will take us through Twitter chats and how you can participate in real time or whenever you want.

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E = MC2: A 2017 Personalized Learning Summit Workshop

Education Elements

When Keith Wilson and Monte Westfall, successful administrators of the Lawrence Virtual School, and I began working on our workshop about equity for Education Elements’ Personalized Learning Summit (May 10-12, 2017), we chose this very equation as the title but added a new twist. Albert Einstein’s discovery of E = mc 2 is without a doubt one of the world’s most famous equations.

Fall #CUE 2017 Is Almost Here!

CUE

The post Fall #CUE 2017 Is Almost Here! We are one week away, and we couldn’t be more excited about our annual Fall Conference.