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.

MAD About Mattering 2017 Kickoff! #appsthatmatter

The CoolCatTeacher

Last night we kicked off the MAD about Mattering 2017 project. The picture on this post is from our teacher kickoff meeting. The post MAD About Mattering 2017 Kickoff!

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5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms. Friday, October 13, 2017. Step 1: Set up Your Room for Morning Meetings.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

As Secretary Duncan’s chief of staff wrote at the time, the Common Core was intended to create a national market for book publishers, technology companies , testing corporations, and other vendors.”. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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10 Summer Jobs For Teachers 2017

EdNews Daily

Please find 10 summer jobs for teachers in 2017 listed below. These companies are hiring now. 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.

10 Companies Hiring Teachers Over the Summer

EdNews Daily

If you are a teacher looking for a summer gig, or unique ways to make extra money over your break, please find 10 companies hiring now. Varsity Tutors is a nationally recognized company that connects students with personalized tutoring services in both academic and test prep subject areas.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Google – which maintains close ties to the think tank – was alleged to pressure New America to push out a scholar and his team after they made a series of sharp statements about the behavior of the company. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition).

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Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class

Edsurge

Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded 1,430 companies and nearly 3,500 founders. featured 124 companies from 18 countries—marking the largest class in the accelerator’s history. Michael Seibel (@mwseibel) August 21, 2017. The company will not take more than $30,000 over the two years.) The company accepted its first cohort of 30 students this past July, added another 40 in August, and will have 100 for its September class.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Google – which maintains close ties to the think tank – was alleged to pressure New America to push out a scholar and his team after they made a series of sharp statements about the behavior of the company. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition).

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This Is How It Feels To Meet Your Online Students In-Person

EdNews Daily

Have you ever wondered what it can feel like to meet some of your online students in-person? On August 15, 2017, 51Talk brought students from China to New York to compete in an English competition titled: The 51Talk Star Final.

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017. In marketing or advertising meetings, people would say, “Well, I wouldn’t be interested in that.” Now for the next three weeks, we’re going to be counting down the Top 15 Episodes of 2017.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

Wednesday, September 27, 2017. How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Aaron Marvel @AaronMarvelEDU , and this is an example of an awesome meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Are computers teachers? Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Arizona lags behind in schools' internet access, but change is coming | Tucson.com → “Urban Arizona keeps progressing and keeps getting access to better technology,” he said. Tagged on: March 25, 2017 Cybersecurity Knowledge Quiz | Pew Research Center → This is not easy (though I did get 10/10).

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? Doug Levin (@douglevin) March 17, 2017. Also, this week, thanks to my invited participation in the National Governors Association regional summit, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge , I published a new post “ How Should We Address the Cybersecurity Threats Facing K-12 Schools?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Here’s what caught my eye the week of March 6, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition). Tagged on: March 12, 2017 WikiLeaks CIA cache: Fool me once | Engadget → "It should make you uncomfortable - and angry - as hell that the CIA can use your smart toaster to spy on you. Tagged on: March 10, 2017 State reaches $3.5

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition). Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Are computers teachers? Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Arizona lags behind in schools' internet access, but change is coming | Tucson.com → “Urban Arizona keeps progressing and keeps getting access to better technology,” he said. Tagged on: March 25, 2017 Cybersecurity Knowledge Quiz | Pew Research Center → This is not easy (though I did get 10/10).

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5 Ideas for Improving Student Writing

The CoolCatTeacher

Manner of Selection of Winners : All participants with a valid Twitter or Instagram handle who leave a review on iTunes for the 10-Minute Teacher between February 10, 2017 and midnight on February 12, 2017 will have their handles put into a random drawing to determine the winner.

ISTE 2017 Preview: What to Expect from This Year’s Conference

eSpark

As we countdown to ISTE 2017 , here’s a few things we’re excited to see, do, and learn about during the conference. As a White House Champion for Change and the former Chief Technology Officer for Des Plaines Public Schools, Jennie Magiera has made it her life’s work to help educators use purposeful technology to meet the needs of every learner. Company Announcements EdTech News

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – March 2017

Discovery Education

Here are a few companies and organizations sharing this message: Barbie You Can Be Anything : Barbie launched their very first STEM kit in 2016 along with a line of career-themed Barbie’s. Download the March 2017 STEMtistic Image . March 29th, 2017 with #DESTEMChat on Twitter!

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Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Dates: February 1, 2017 – February 14, 2017 at midnight EST. How Prizes Will Be Awarded : All names of people who leave reviews will be put into a random drawing by the prize administrator. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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Old Ways Meet New Tech (and New Students) at Meeting of Library and Academic Leaders

Edsurge

Technology designed for educators is pushed “as if our ones and zeroes are special,” keynote speaker Clay Shirky told top librarians, publishers and administrators at the Ithaka Next Wave 2017 conference, held in New York City on Wednesday. One secret to the partnership’s success: clear boundaries between the for-profit company and the nonprofit educational institution. “We’re With edtech, specialized isn’t always better.

Game-Based Learning Meets Science Standards

EdTechTeam

GAME-BASED LEARNING FROM LEGENDS OF LEARNING NOW MEETS SCIENCE STANDARDS IN TWO MORE STATES Research-Based Games Already Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards WASHINGTON, D.C.—Aug.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

Discovery Education

Download the February 2017 STEMtistic Image. The 2017 3M Young Scientist Challenge (YSC) has opened for entries and is looking for the most innovative thinker in America. Learn about the process here: Application Process – DUE April 19, 2017.

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Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

seconds of every minute of every day since Jan 1 of 2017. Flipgrid is always evolving because they are a company who listens to their users. The all-new Flipgrid is here!

?5 Things Community College Administrators Wish Edtech Companies Would Do

Edsurge

Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa echoes Teti’s wish, but says edtech companies need to look beyond traditional higher-ed models and think about what kinds of problems two-year institutions and trade schools face. Community College Research Center assistant director Melinda Karp, edtech companies will try to make schools fit their products, rather than helping schools find the right tools or programs that meet their exact needs.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Manner of Selection of Winners : All participants with a valid Twitter or Instagram handle who leave a review on iTunes for the 10-Minute Teacher between February 7, 2017 and midnight on February 8, 2017 will have their handles put into a random drawing to determine the winner.

How Boundaries Between Colleges and Companies Will Continue to Blur

Edsurge

EdSurge sat down with Gallagher during the ASU+GSV Summit in May to learn about why he predicts that when it comes to education, the line between colleges and companies will continue to blur. And I think it will be 5, 10 or 15 years until aspects of this ecosystem are sorted out, but it makes for a really exciting time now to get the IBMs and healthcare companies and hotels and others at the table with college and university leaders, technology leaders, and so on.

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Monday, September 18, 2017. The quote was by Charles “Tremendous” Jones , and the quote said, “The difference between who we are as a person today, and who we will be in five years is determined by the books we read and the people we meet.”.

Want to help public education thrive in 2017? Support The Hechinger Report!

The Hechinger Report

If public education is ever going to meet the needs of low-income students, ideas for change must get beyond the constant war of words fueled by advocacy journalism, partisan blogging and fake news. Help us bolster better journalism about education in 2017.

Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Kids are constantly meeting with each other. They’re constantly meeting with each other. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Last week, NASSP 2017 Digital Principal of the Year David Geurin discussed helping us teachers find our blind spots in the classroom. Determination of date of winner: February 11, 2017 the name will be drawn and the winner will be notified.

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5 Ways to Be a Change Leader in Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Friday, November 24, 2017. And it took a couple of meetings of, “No,” and rudeness before I learned that. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 10, 2017. It works really good for reminding parents about meetings that we have. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017. One thing that I did this year — and I found it to be a game-changer — was I implemented a weekly meeting. It was on Fridays, and every Friday we have one class period that was dedicated to having an in-house meeting with my classes.

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5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

The CoolCatTeacher

The single most practical fire safety strategy for families is having parents and children agree on a place outside the house where they would meet in case of a fire. They are on the 2017 fire prevention resources page.).

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