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Transforming Educator Practice through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

In the ever-evolving classroom environment, we as educators must constantly refine and adapt our practice to meet the needs of every student. Whether through Pinterest boards, YouTube lesson demos, or conversations with colleagues in the faculty lounge, I find myself and my fellow teachers increasingly turning to informal, unconventional methods to develop and hone our craft. The demonstration of learning can occur in a variety of ways.

7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education

Edsurge

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. This anytime, anywhere access to information speeds up collaboration between meetings.

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A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning

Kleinspiration

Learning. Learning for guided reading, but now I could utilize their resources for close reading strategies as well. Learning is that it doesn''t tell me how to teach or provide me with a forced script that I must do with fidelity each day. Learning ? Learning blog.

Thankful For EdTech

CUE

Tis the season to be thankful, so I took to Twitter to ask educators what they were thankful for when it came to EdTech. I’m thankful for the opportunities edtech has given me with my PLN and access to experts all over the world. CUE Conferences where I learn more. I’m thankful for district leaders who understand the importance of professional learning and code to invest in people before #edtech. Easy demos etc).

Personalized Learning, Teachers Unleashed, and a Learning Analytics Partnership: The Story of Fresno Unified

Edsurge

How does a fifth grader feel getting ready to do a live edtech demo at their local school board meeting? At last February’s Board meeting, 10-year old Ryan inspired the adults in the room to see how tech can be leveraged for learning in a whole new light. Ryan had this chance to shine because of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI), which has been fostering student voice, choice and collaboration over the last two years.

Thrilled to be Hosting the 1st Indiana #GAFESummit

The Playground Advocate

I have the pleasure of working for a forward-thinking school corporation, and I am blessed to have a job that gives me the opportunity to work with teachers to find meaningful ways that technology can enhance teaching and learning in the Digital Age.

ISTE 2018: Everything You Need to Know Before the Show Begins

EdTech Magazine

Education and technology leaders will soon be making their way to Chicago for the ISTE 2018 Conference & Expo , one of the year’s largest events to highlight the latest innovations in K–12 educational technology. Kicking off the conference on Sunday Night, educators will hear from neuroscientist David Eagleman , author of The Brain: The Story of You. ISTE 2018: Everything You Need to Know Before the Show Begins. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:54.

15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It has improved vastly over the years, and teachers have learned how to make the most of this flexible assignment manager and communication hub. Most teachers do not have this kind of access.

Are AI-Powered Chatbot Tutors the Future of Textbooks?

Edsurge

Quottly at LAUNCH Sydney Johnson How Bigger College Costs Could Mean Smaller Degrees Unaffordable and rising tuition costs have prevented many students from accessing a higher education. And companies sponsoring employees’ education feel the stress too, causing many to cut back on efforts to pay students through a traditional masters program. Agarwal answered that online professional IT certificates geared for middle-skill workers could be one solution to that problem.

Evaluating Digital Curricula for the 21st Century District

edWeb.net

However, with the right tools, technology can improve student achievement and empower educators. Assess whether the digital curricula will address students’ learning needs, rather than just being centered around the use of new technology.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Notes from an edWeb.net Webinar 4/28/14 Dr. Joe Mazza Director of Connected Teaching, Learning & Leadership North Penn School District Dr. Mazza just took on his position in December. He is a project manager, promoting connected teaching, learning, & leadership.