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. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Date: Friday, November 10, 2017. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16! What is the Global Education Conference ? What is the Global Education Conference? Obstacles that Educators are Trying to Overcome Now.

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


I recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools. education edtech 2017 educational technology 2017 future edtech future tech teachers teaching tech tools 2017 top edtech tools

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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. Monday, June 26, 2017. Monday, June 26, 2017 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Tuesday, June 27, 2017. June 27, 2017 10:30 – 11:30 am. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:30 – 1:20 pm.

2017 Predictions for American Education

Education Elements

Before we get too far into 2017 I like to reflect on what has been and make predictions for what the year ahead will mean for education. As a company, I can say that Education Elements will be changing the way we think about our partnerships and what these districts really value from our relationship. This is beyond driving a new initiative, and instead around changing the hearts and minds of educators to consider the needs of the student differently than we have in the past.

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” ( has really taken off.

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Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017


I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. I have no doubt that it will be an excellent event – topics include: Digital Transformation In Higher Education. The Future of Educational Technology. Hope to see you there Tagged: edtech , edtech conference , edtech CPD , edtech summit , education , global edtech summit , global edtech summit 2017 , professional developmeny , teaching.

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Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

do educators like it (fairly subjective, but there you have it). Here are the 2017 Best-in-Category and Honorable Mentions for the following Categories: Winners: Please grab your award from this page. Honorable Mention: Adobe Education. Awards Web Tools 2017 listsAsk a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom. Over the last month, readers voted on which tools had the greatest impact on readers.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010. Along with Chromebooks came Google Apps for Education – a suite of free, cloud-based productivity tools that allow for easy collaboration and engagement on any device.

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


Martin also serves in working groups to advise the US Department of Education on the accessibility of education materials, and Universal Design for Learning. What do you think the year ahead has in store in terms of Educational Technology? What are Disruptive Innovations and how do you see them making a big impact on Education this year? How do you think Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality will affect the future of Education?

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

Digital Promise

It has been an eventful year for Education Innovation Clusters (EdClusters). 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. EdClusters17 also set the stage for the next year of work with Education Innovation Clusters.

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. 10-minute Teacher Show Education Innovation Tech Tips Tools10MT | 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Jennifer Gonzalez From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Technology moves so quickly!

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2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

This vibrant educator community hosts teacher-authors who wish to sell their original lessons and ideas to other teachers, district administrators, homeschoolers, and unschoolers. million education-oriented Pre-K through High School lesson plans, curricula, videos, classroom activities, assessments, books, bulletin board ideas, classroom decorations, interactive notebooks, task cards, Common Core resources, and more. TpT 2017 Conference Observations.

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. has the following immediate needs (part-time & full-time in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware): Education & Education-Related Specialists. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017!

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! appsthatmatter appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Global Collaborative App Development From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Last year, we started with five schools. This year, we have fifteen schools.

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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 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today with Sylvia Duckworth (Episode #6). February 7 Crystal @crystalia1 winner of “ Sketchnotes for Educators ” by Sylvia Duckworth. February 8 Susan @sneal winner of “ 140 Twitter Tips for Educators ” by Billy Krakower. 10-minute Teacher Show Education Teaching

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10 great virtual field trips to check out in 2017

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology global connections global education skype skype in the classroom virtual field tripsIn 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. We walked through centuries-old Colonia del Sacramento, [.].

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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For collaborative highlighting and note-taking try , an education tool and extension, or Genius Web Annotator. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar annotate critical reading Digital Advent Calendar digital highlighter digital research highlight markup mobile research tech integration tech tips“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ” – John Locke.

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!


OEB 2017: shaping the future of learning. OEB — Online Educa Berlin — is a global, cross-sector conference on technology-supported education and training. This conference gathers together in Berlin thousands of stakeholders from the education sector, business, government, research and NGOs to explore many important areas of learning and technology. Meet NEO at OEB 2017! The NEO team is really excited to be part of OEB 2017 and has already prepared plenty of surprises.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists


CUE is you, the educators. 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. and a eduawesome panel will watch each presentation and vote on which finalist will be awarded an additional $2000 and full rock star ISTE 2017 treatment including flight, hotel, transportation, and registration. CUE is big ideas and steps forward and risk-taking.

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17 Web Tools and Apps to Create Interactive Video Lessons and Quizzes

Teacher Reboot Camp

Edpuzzle and PlayPosit are two of the most popular educational tools for creating video quizzes and assessments. Recap is an educational question-led video chat tool which works on any device (web/app) and provides teachers with tools for quick feedback and assessment. Buncee , TES Teach , and Educlipper (web/iOS app) are education tools for creating lesson boards with video or other multimedia content and including various types of assessments.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. 5 Ideas to Improve Rural Education in America with Daisy Dyer Duerr. 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20). 5 Ideas to Improve Rural Education in America with Daisy Dyer Duerr. 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. 10-minute Teacher Show Education News & Trends

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before you look at what statistics say are the most popular posts, tell me what your most popular categories are by voting in this poll: Loading… Here they are–my top 10 and bottom 10 of 2017 (though I’ve skipped any that have to do with website reviews and tech tips because they’re covered in separate posts): Top Ten Hits. The Importance of 3D Printing in Education. Since we at Ask a Tech Teacher started this blog six years ago, we’ve had over 5.3

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!) Personalized Learning Blended Learning Education Elements CBE

Fall #CUE 2017 Is Almost Here!


The post Fall #CUE 2017 Is Almost Here! Connected Educator CUE 40th CUE Conference Professional DevelopmentWe are one week away, and we couldn’t be more excited about our annual Fall Conference. California has been through some rough times lately, and this conference allows us to come together as a greater community to support each other and celebrate true innovation. We have several fun Conference Perks that we are thrilled to catch you up on: Don’t be confused!

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

I have been critical of the treatment of technology in both the 2015 and 2016 Education Next back-to-school polls for a variety of reasons. Credit where it is due: the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic and, while not perfect, is much improved. Here is what savvy readers should know about this year's findings. Blog Research Insights EdNext equity online learning research school reform

The SA Foodie Experience at #ISTE2017 Tips by a Local!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m a foodie and have worked in the San Antonio tourist industry as well as a waitress on the RiverWalk for years before becoming an educator. More ISTE 2017 Guides. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 ISTE ISTE 2017 San AntonioISTE is around the corner and taking place in my hometown, San Antonio. Make sure to catch the Periscope videos by my newborn, Savvy, and I as we interview people as official ISTE Media ( @ShellTerrell ).

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

Doug Levin

Two news stories this week have turned my attention (again) to the issue of conflict of interest in education, technology, and public policy. The first was another in Natasha Singer’s New York Times must-read series, ‘Education Disrupted,’ entitled Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Events Holidays Mobile Learning 2017 Digital Calendar Christmas December education apps gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” ” – W.C. Jones. December is here! If you’re students are like mine, they are already in holiday mode.

NEO will be at ISTE 2017!


Here is a rather short list: ISTE is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. impressed educators worldwide with its beautiful user interface and comprehensive feature set. ISTE attendees and educational industry representatives include teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, teacher educators, district leaders and policymakers. We can’t wait to meet you at ISTE 2017!

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2017: An Extraordinary Year in Review

Education Elements

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. 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.

The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

For example, Occidental College describes its Global Crossroads installation like so: This system aims to reinvigorate the familiar educational processes of inquiry and exploration and to provoke collaboration across varying disciplines. education and technologySeveral 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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Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

NGLC schools yielded some positive academic results, but educators and administrators reported numerous challenges. This week saw the release of the third in a series of personalized learning studies conducted by the RAND Foundation. The research analyzed implementation, survey, and efficacy data in a sample of schools that are part of the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) portfolio, and compared that data to a national sample of schools. The findings?

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

I have been critical of the treatment of technology in both the 2015 and 2016 Education Next back-to-school polls for a variety of reasons, including sloppiness in reporting, bias, and lack of relevance to education policy and practice considerations. Reporting by the poll authors aside, this is what struck me most about this year’s findings: Teachers seem to be strong proponents of equity of access to technology in high school classrooms for educational purposes.

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. Personalized Learning Blended Learning Education Education Elements School Districts communications

2017 Skype-a-Thon

My Paperless Classroom

The post 3 Ways to Participate in the 2017 Skype-a-Thon: Presented by @MicrosoftEDU appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. In this episode of the Microsoft Innovative Educators: Spotlight Series Podcast, we take a look at this years Hack the Classroom event with California educator Tammy Dunbar and learn how you can prepare your students for the 2017 Skype-a-Thon from Paul Watkins and Gina Ruffcorn.