How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

One district employee was smiling about how there were elementary and secondary teachers connecting and sharing: “Where else do you see this?” It was at an elementary school, and a healthy brunch was provided.

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

As mentioned in my previous post 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. EdCamp Foundation.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

And then all the content and the videos and the images and links, they’re all in one spot for the kids to access. So that was a great way from an elementary standpoint to use FlipSnack.

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How a Cheapskate Introduces Technology Tools

Tech Helpful

I actually bought one for every elementary teacher at our school and for 3of the middle school science teachers. Staying plugged in and aware of new things, how to access them, and how to get training on them in a cheap or free environment. I'm a visionary without a budget.

My #ISTE17 Takeaways

Tech Helpful

Big news from Wonder Workshop: Challenge Cards- Dash and Dot are some of our favorite robots to introduce robotics to preschool and elementary students. Rachelle and myself Traveling alone to ISTE this year gave me lots of time alone with my thoughts and my learning.

Your Guide to Running a School Like Disney World

Edsurge

At Mary Williams Elementary , we strive to create a similarly magical feeling. This was the rationale for starting teacher-centered Edcamps during professional development. Our parents have access to me at any time of the day through Remind, which lets them text me if they need anything. Lynn Colón is the proud principal of Mary Williams Elementary. Every year, millions of people flock to Disney World, the self-proclaimed “happiest place on Earth.”

Merritt Public Schools: How a Rural Oklahoma District Developed its Digital Learning Program

Education Superhighway

Walking into a Merritt Elementary School classroom today, you’ll find students using iPads to figure out math problems and submit their answers, while teachers grade those answers and provide feedback and follow-up support in real-time.

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

Edsurge

To Address It: To address this, state policies were developed that successfully eliminated any barriers to student access and opportunities. To Address It: Collaboration took place between the state and school districts, which led to the growth of several large statewide professional learning opportunities—including three successful Google Summits, Wyoming’s first Edcamp, Wyoming Technology and Engagement Curriculum monthly webinars, and a statewide conference.

If Ferris Bueller Was At Our School #savmp #KidsDeserveIt #PrincipalsInAction #edchat

Adam Welcome

Jon is Vice-Principal at Sandy Hill Elementary School and his blog is featured on EdWords and BAM Radio! Adam is Principal at Montair Elementary School and co-founder of Kids Deserve It. Here is how they are getting it done: Student Run EdCamps Yes, you read that correctly.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

I was their first full time “IT Guy” And when I say full time, I’m stretching a bit, as I was actually farmed out to one of the feeder elementary schools for 2 days a week. The key is good fiber between buildings and good cable into the classrooms for the Access Points.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Dr. Mazza was the Lead Learner at Knapp Elementary School. (He Tools to ensure only student and parent access? -

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

Kids have access to information; we must teach them how to navigate a world constantly evolving where content is at their fingertips. Natalie Franzi is part of the Middletown Township Public School leadership team as an Elementary Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction. She has previously taught middle school reading and special education in an inclusive elementary setting. Natalie is involved in EDCampNJ , EDCamp Jersey Shore , EDCamp Leadership , NJ/PA ECET2 , and NJASCD.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The winners of this year’s Harold W McGraw Jr Prize in Education : Dr. Christine Cunningham, Founder and Director of Engineering is Elementary (EiE) at the Museum of Science; Dr. Sandy Shugart, President of Valencia College; and Chris Anderson, TED “curator.” Via CMX : “ How Edcamp Scaled Up 1,500 Community Events Connecting Educators All Over the World.” “Ed access to VR growing as low-cost options expand,” says Education Dive.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai.