SXSW EDU 2019 PanelPicker

The Christensen Institute

This year, learn more about the proposed SXSWEDU 2019 panels featuring the latest research from Thomas Arnett, Julia Freeland Fisher, Alana Dunagan, and Richard Price. The post SXSW EDU 2019 PanelPicker appeared first on Christensen Institute. The SXSW EDU PanelPicker is back again!

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

With that in mind, we invite you to help us tell our stories at SXSW EDU 2019 to spread the word on topics like learner variability, educator micro-credentials, immersive storytelling with 360° technology, maker learning, edtech pilots, data interoperability, and more.

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Follett Challenge Launches 2019 Contest

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Alexander, a New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Medalist, also will serve as a judge for the 2019 Follett Challenge, which is open now for entries through Dec. Key 2019 Follett Challenge dates are: · Oct. 21, 2019: People’s Choice voting begins · Jan.

Digital Learning Day 2019 Announced

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Teachers, principals, librarians, and other educators are invited to start planning for DLDay 2019 on February 28, 2019. The eighth annual celebration of great teaching paired with technology will feature events in classrooms, libraries, schools, and districts across the country.

Certiport Opens 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

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To enter the competition, students age 13 to 22 must take a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products

Titus Learning Shortlisted for 2019 Bett Awards

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Titus Learning has been included in two categories

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

EdTech Magazine

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education. Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. .

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10 technology trends that will revolutionize 2019

eSchool News

The next year will focus on technologies that influence how users interact with the world, according to Gartner in its list of top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019.

It’s Time to Plan for World Read Aloud Day 2019

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

It’s time for us all to start making plans and building excitement for World Read Aloud Day 2019 with Litworld. This year, World Read Aloud Day takes place on February 1, 2019, but many of us will celebrate the entire week of January 28-February 1, 2019.

Skyward Appoints Scott Glinski as CEO Beginning in 2019

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August 7, 2018) ­– Skyward announced the appointments of a new chief executive officer (CEO) and president effective January 1, 2019. STEVENS POINT, Wis. The company’s board of directors have selected Scott Glinski, current president, as Skyward’s next CEO.

ISTE 2019 Call for Proposals Ends Sept. 27

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ISTE 2019 seeks proposals from educators at any career stage, from all backgrounds and all parts of the world - and student participation in presentations is encouraged.

AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio returns in 2019

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Joining the line-up for 2019 are Microphone Applications Academy and Digital Audio Networking Academy events, alongside AES@NAMM 2018’s popular Live Mixing Console Academy, Line Array Loudspeaker Academy, Studio Recording Technology Academy and Entertainment Wireless Academy.

Call for Applications Now Open for the 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

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BEAVERTON, Oregon, October 1, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Louis, Missouri, on April 11 – 14, 2019.

We’re Encouraging Students To Use This Outline For 2019 TOK Essays

Larry Ferlazzo

Many of Theory of Knowledge essays submitted by our students got hammered by IB Examiners last year, several unfairly so (which is why we’re appealing them).

Future of Education Technology Conference invites edtech startups to apply for 2019 Pitchfest competition

FETC Converge

The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) has announced that the application process is now open for the 2019 FETC Pitchfest, a competition that will allow 15 trailblazing startups to present their products and services to the conference’s educator attendees and a panel of judges, who will combine to determine the hottest tools and resources coming to the edtech market.

Salman Khan to give opening keynote at 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference

FETC Converge

Khan’s engaging message will inspire the education and technology leaders attending FETC 2019, which will take place January 27-30 at the Orange County Convention Center. In his keynote, “The One World School House — Education Reimagined, ” Khan will explain how Khan Academy is accelerating learning for millions of students around the world and share his vision for the future of education.

FY 2019 budget request retains funds for STEM education, but slashes arts funding

FETC Converge

By Emily Ann Brown, Education Daily® Music and educational technology advocates are dismayed to see the Trump administration FY 2019 budget request slash Title IV, Part A funding, but STEM education was retained as a key administration priority.

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TIMSS to be administered by computer in 2019 and feature new questionnaire items

FETC Converge

By Emily Ann Brown, Education Daily® For the first time, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study will be administered electronically in 2019 and will include new questionnaire items that assess students’ technology use and school climate.

100 Of The Best Blended Learning Resources For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

100 Of The Best Blended Learning Resources For Teachers [Updated For 2019] by TeachThought Staff The following is a compilation of some of our favorite blending learning resources for teachers in 2018 and 2019. Blended Learning Resources: Examples, Ideas, Benefits, and Definitions 1. The Definition Of Blended Learning 2. 12 Different Types Of Blended […]. The post 100 Of The Best Blended Learning Resources For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought.

HundrED Announces List of the Most Inspiring K12 Innovations from Around the World

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HundrED, a Finnish education nonprofit, announced its Global Collection 2019, the 2nd annual list of 100 inspiring K12 education innovations taking place around the world and representing 36 countries

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Back To School Teaching Resources For The Best Year Ever by TeachThought Staff What are the best back to school teaching resources for 2019? Well, it will take us another 12 months to establish that, but we thought we’d get a head start by looking back.

St. Vrain Valley School District is the future of America

Dangerously Irrelevant

And I’m incredibly excited to lead their next principal licensure cohort starting in January 2019. The St. Vrain Valley School District is arguably the most innovative school district here in Colorado.

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Free Resources From All My Books

Larry Ferlazzo

Look for a fourth book in my student motivation series (out in 2020) and a second edition of The ESL/ELL Teachers Survival Guide (out in 2021), along with three books Katie Hull and I are editing on teaching Math, Science, and Social Studies (out in 2019): teacher resources

Here’s a must-do for E-rate applicants

eSchool News

Calling all E-rate coordinators–there is one important step you can take now to ensure a smooth process when the E-rate filing window opens in 2019. The FY2019 Administrative Window opened on October 1, 2018 and is anticipated to close in early January 2019.

7 Dates #EdTech Teachers Need to Know

The Innovative Educator

Below are the dates every tech nerd teacher needs to know (listed chronologically) to celebrate with students and families: Digital Citizenship Week - October 15 - 19 National Bullying Prevention Month - October Media Literacy Week - November 5 - 9, 2018 Hour of Code - December 3 - 9 CS Education Week - December 3 - 9 Safer Internet Day - Tuesday, February 5 Respect for All Week - February 11- 15, 2019 Digital Learning Day - Thursday, February 28, 2019

Shameful Statistic Of The Day: Trump Administration Again Reduces Refugee Admissions

Larry Ferlazzo

For 2019, he’s slashing them even further. Terrible news today – when the number of refugees in the world is at its highest level ever, the Trump Administration is reducing the number accepted by the United States to its lowest level in decades.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Betting on Better Days Ahead, With State Adoptions

Marketplace K-12

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's financial results were mixed for the third quarter, as the company expects a big curriculum adoption cycle to boost its performance in 2019. The post Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Betting on Better Days Ahead, With State Adoptions appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Business Strategy Common Core State Standards Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Investment / Venture Capital

5 administrators detail the most overlooked aspects of personalized learning

FETC Converge

Administrators, including Michael Meechin, who will be speaking at FETC 2019, share their thoughts on the most overlooked aspects of personalized learning. As schools look to scale more individualized approaches, it can be easy for components like trauma-informed methods and PD to fall by the wayside. Read more at Education Dive. Uncategorized administrators FETC personalized learning Principals SEL Trauma-informed

The case for creativity in STEAM

FETC Converge

As many schools are working to incorporate STEM and STEAM into the classroom, design and creativity are the key to real and relevant experiences in the classroom, writes 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference presenter Sylvia Martinez. Creativity is not just being artistic or having new ideas.

Stop collecting papers — A hyperbolic headline about feedback loops

FETC Converge

While he admits that collecting papers will probably still be necessary, 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference presenter Adam Powley explains in this blog post how gamifying his class helps create more useful and instant feedback for students.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone.

Are We On Track? Part 2

Doug Levin

Published in 2008, “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns” predicted that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.

Are We On Track?

Doug Levin

Published in 2008, "Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" predicted that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.

Five Most Popular Posts Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

WE’RE ENCOURAGING STUDENTS TO USE THIS OUTLINE FOR 2019 TOK ESSAYS. Here’s the latest edition of this regular feature. These are the posts appearing this blog that received the most “hits” in the preceding seven days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date).

Free Resources From All My Books

Larry Ferlazzo

Look for a fourth book in my student motivation series (out in 2019) and a second edition of The ESL/ELL Teachers Survival Guide (out in 2020): teacher resourcesEvery few months, I reprint this post so that new subscribers learn about these resources.

3 ways Adobe Spark promotes creativity in the classroom

FETC Converge

Open-ended creation tools give students the flexibility to document their learning in a variety of ways, writes Monica Burns, a featured presenter for the upcoming 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Fla. Here are three ways to use Adobe Spark to promote creativity. Read more at Ed Circuit. Uncategorized Adobe Spark Creation tools digital tools Student Voice Voice and choice

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Navigating edtech’s constant evolution

FETC Converge

Alex Inman, who will be a panelist at the 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference , discusses the digital strategies and technological tactics that work in implementing a successful edtech solution not just in the classroom, but in the school’s culture itself. The edtech universe seems to shift weekly.

EduCon Call for Presentations Open Through November 1

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EduCon, the annual conference hosted and run by the students and faculty of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, takes place the weekend of January 25-27, 2019.

3D printing passion projects

FETC Converge

Teacher and 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference presenter Evelyn McCulloch’s students have been working with three local Orlando hospitals for the past five years to tackle authentic problems, using their 3D printing skills to create 3D-printed inner ear bones, surgical tools, practice devices, and models to prototype ideas for doctors and patients.

Crossing subject boundaries in the classroom

FETC Converge

Michelle Zimmerman, a 2019 FETC featured presenter, warns that for STEM to be successful in the classroom, it takes more than having separate science, technology, engineering, and math programs. The secret is for all the disciplines and subjects to cross their own boundaries and make connections. Read more at edCircuit. Uncategorized Cross-discipline approach Featured presenter FETC STEAM STEM

4 steps to edtech success

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2019 Future of Education Technology Conference panalist Graham Forman, an experienced edtech entrepeneur turned investor, writes about four crucial steps in the process. What contributes to a successful launch of an edtech product? Read more at Medium.com. Uncategorized edtech entrepreneur FETC panalist

League Districts Take on Major Challenges Together

Digital Promise

Members of the League also began work at the fall meeting on “innovation portfolios,” multimedia-rich case studies that will surface innovative practices and launch in spring 2019.

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What is 5G and what will it mean for edtech?

FETC Converge

Forecasters expect 5G access to increase more dramatically through 2019, with the number of 5G devices becoming more ubiquitous in 2020. And with the race to 5G in full swing, educators are wondering what this network will mean for them. Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. Uncategorized 5G AR IoT IT Networks VR