ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2017 starts this weekend. They also bought Haiku Learning and have since created PowerSchool Learning, the best learning management system (in my opinion.). 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. Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

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. Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning.

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Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

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. Advocates for and critics against personalized learning will inevitably interpret these findings in wildly different ways.

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. Outside of changes to our company, I predict 2017 will bring five major changes to education as a whole. Personalized Learning Education K-12 Educators LeadersTime and time again I find myself thinking “Darn, my predictions aren’t half bad but things are moving too slowly, slower than I expected.”

Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. Social Media Learning: How To leverage Social Media in the Classroom. Mobile Learning: Portable Classroom Interaction. 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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How to Create a Click and Learn Digital Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Tis the season to inspire active learning with a click and learn digital countdown calendar! In your digital calendar, you will present a nugget of learning, each day as a gift! This could be a fun learning game, trivia, writing prompt, joke, inspiring quote, fun app to try, a hyperdoc, or small task. Benjamin Franklin. The holidays are here!

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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2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

TpT 2017 Conference Observations. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. One of the largest online marketplace for teachers is Teachers Pay Teachers. If you haven’t heard of this estore, you are either new to teaching or long since retired. This vibrant educator community hosts teacher-authors who wish to sell their original lessons and ideas to other teachers, district administrators, homeschoolers, and unschoolers.

Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

was it easy to use and intuitive to learn. Here are the 2017 Best-in-Category and Honorable Mentions for the following Categories: Winners: Please grab your award from this page. Collaborative Learning. Learning Management System. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Awards Web Tools 2017 listsAsk a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom.

Making Connections at ISTE 2017

Battelle for Kids

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

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

Credit where it is due: the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic and, while not perfect, is much improved. Blog Research Insights EdNext equity online learning research school reformI 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. Here is what savvy readers should know about this year's findings.

MAD About Mattering 2017 Kickoff! #appsthatmatter

The CoolCatTeacher

Last night we kicked off the MAD about Mattering 2017 project. Last year was a fantastic time full of learning and we’re excited to kickoff this year. Hats off to organizers Alefiya Bhatia and her team at MAD-Learn from Crescerance for working so closely with us teachers to create such a great 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.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Getting students to inspect what they read habitually is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Check out my Digital Click and Learn December Calendar with more posts like these full of resources to celebrate the holidays digitally!

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. Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017! Please add to this list below if you know of any other companies offering summer jobs for teachers in 2017. Summer is here.

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Neo LMS

Going further with the questions, can we learn uncertainty? And how can we learn uncertainty if the future of learning itself is unclear? OEB 2017: shaping the future of learning. 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 only constant is change.

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

Credit where it is due : the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic – including 4 items on ‘digital learning’ this year (2 answered by the full sample and 2 split A/B questions asked of half of the sample each) – and while not perfect is much improved. Yet, teachers appear skeptical of the effect of more technology use during class time on high school student learning.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

YouTube is one of the most popular social networks, because students love learning by video. People enjoy learning from others who walk them through the process. Plus, students can learn from a multitude of subject matter experts worldwide. If you’d like to get your students to create their own video walkthroughs or tutorials then check out my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

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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). 5 Ideas for Using Game Based Learning in Your Classroom Today with Michael Matera (Episode # 5). Thank you to our sponsors for the month of February, SMART Learning Suite (see my demo with Smart lab) , PowerSchool Learning LMS , the Makerbot Mini Replicator+ 3D Printer , and Bloomz. .

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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more! Check out my Digital Click and Learn December Calendar with more posts like these full of resources to celebrate the holidays digitally!

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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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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

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. 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. Bringing our world impact into the classroom with Breakout EDU will keep us in that sweet spot of learning.

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Feedback Needed on ISTE 2017 Standards for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Back in December, ISTE asked for assistance reviewing draft 1 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers. Last week ISTE released draft v2 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers and expects to release one more draft in February before they are finalized and released at the ISTE conference in June. This poses a unique challenge in the world of standards because devices, tools, and digital content are released every day and have the potential to impact how, where and what we learn.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Thank you for those of you who have been on the show, shared the show, and are sharing what you’re learning! Top 10 Shows of March 2017. Eric Sheninger: Digital Pedagogy that Actually Improves Learning (Show #39). Creating a Student-Centered Library Where Kids Love to Learn with Micki Uppena (Show #23). I hope you’re learning about some new teachers and best practices! . 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20).

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

EdTech4Beginners

Martin also serves in working groups to advise the US Department of Education on the accessibility of education materials, and Universal Design for Learning. 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. What about Machine Learning?

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Learning with Your PLN at Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

I would definitely describe these folks as part of my Passionate Learning Network (PLN). We connected years ago, met at conferences, and continue to learn so much from each other. Check out what Elana and Patrick have to share about the power of teachers learning from other educators and connecting with them in person at conferences like ISTE. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 26, 2017.

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

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Designing Open and Engaging Learning Spaces

Teacher Reboot Camp

Both educators work in learning environments designed differently from typical classrooms where the teacher is at front, students are in desks, and the learning is within a walled classroom. They engage in open-ended projects and learn about STEM through makerspaces and projects. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 27, 2017.

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15 Free Web Tools and Apps to Amplify Your Audio Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I share several tips for integrating technology to allow every student to share their ideas and creativity. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Check out my Digital Click and Learn December Calendar with more posts like these full of resources to celebrate the holidays digitally! “Thoughts need words. Words need a voice.”

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. We put together this explainer video to help answer these questions: As the video explains, EdClusters are local ecosystems that bring together educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and other community stakeholders to design, validate, and share promising learning tools and practices.

OEB 2017: Getting up close and personal(ized) with learning

Neo LMS

Earlier this month we attended OEB – an event aimed at shaping the future of learning – and the main theme for the event was ‘Learning Uncertainty’. Currently, the education landscape is in the midst of change; there is a constant shift in the way things are being taught, learned, delivered and captured. One of the solutions that stood out as an overarching trend in this conversation, and something that we spoke to Training Journal about, is the idea of personalized learning.

The biggest lessons librarians learned in 2017

eSchool News

2017 was a year filled with makerspaces, student engagement, personalized learning, and more. Here, two seasoned librarians shed light on their biggest lessons learned in 2017 and look forward to the up-and-coming trends for the new year. The library is leading the way in adding technology and research materials to the curriculum to enhance learning. The biggest lesson I learned in 2017 is to never underestimate what students are capable of.

The Top 3 K–12 Trends of 2017

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez From a strong network infrastructure to better teacher support, districts made sure to have everything in place to use technology to boost learning outcomes this year. Classroom Management Networking Personalized Learning Professional Development Training

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30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

To motivate them tie their learning into activities where they get to send some holiday cheer or celebrate the holidays. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Tie this into learning vocabulary about parts of the body, clothing, or the weather. Get students to learn famous Christmas Carols with the Sing Along Christmas Carols karaoke style iOS app.

Visible Learning and John Hattie

Ask a Tech Teacher

That includes everything from Common Core to the IB philosophy, from Depth of Knowledge to Project-based Learning. That’s when I heard about John Hattie at an education conference I attended and his concept of Visible Learning. Visible refers to making student learning visible to teachers so both parties know it’s working. Learning refers to the need to place learning at the forefront of teaching where it has the greatest impact on students.