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Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

They shared an article in The Washington Post , and the leader of the programs said that they have been truly just been overwhelmed with the requests for information about this pilot program. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Four Reasons I Use Twitter in My Classroom – Guest Post from Christine Boyer

EdTechTeacher

We live in a very social world, so why not use social media in the classroom? Social media is a part of daily life for millions of people on our planet and it’s not going away any time soon. Only social media can deliver that.

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The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). The entire virtual conference is held online.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Participants are encouraged to use #library2016 and #librariesofthefuture on their social media posts leading up to and during the event.

Slaying giants

Learning with 'e's

Futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at Learning Technologies 2013 Listening to media futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at the recent Learning Technologies Conference in London was both engaging and thought provoking. Leonhard believes the major social media platforms have it right.

N.J. experiments with new engagement platform

eSchool News

Evolution Labs and The New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA), the state’s professional association of school leaders, have partnered to further develop and make available to NJASA members the company’s web- and mobile-based student and parent success platform, Suite360.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve presented at various conferences such as ATE , CUE and ISTE. I’ve been published in Leading and Learning with Technology , and I’m currently co-authoring a book on how teachers can develop a personal learning network using social media and other digital tools.

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

Doug Levin

No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. Heck, you should see what surprises my inbox holds some days: (I did not take the company up on its offer.).

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5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

In a quote from Scientific American from their article, “ Can you catch up on lost sleep? ”. “Go Social media addiction can also be associated with anxiety, depression, loneliness, and ADHD. Enjoy your food in the company of the people there.

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools is a helpful article that I wrote for Edutopia. First, I work hard on social media to share my attitude and love toward the students I teach. See the course about Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences from Advancement Courses 8.

Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I hope you are enjoying this series of articles on student owned inquiry. Checkout my conference half day workshops : Making Makers Mainstream and Project Based Learning Quick Start. The Social Media Search Engine.

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Realizing Success in the Adult Basic Education Market

Digital Promise

Based on my experience, companies who have research that validates, or at least indicates, the efficacy of their products gain wider acceptance. While gold-standard randomized control trials are expensive, companies can conduct other forms of valid research at a reasonable cost. How does a company raise awareness and sell into a bifurcated market?

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

Doug Levin

No need to dig far to discern what I think about it as I am quoted in the article. Heck, you should see what surprises my inbox holds some days: (I did not take the company up on its offer.).

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Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying. So you sign up, like any social media site. Her mom saw an article for, “Sit With Us,” and printed it out and handed it to her.

I love the #DEN

Kathy Schrock

This article originally appeared in the Discovery Education blog " Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month " in February 2020 and is re-posted here with permission. _ The use of social media is commonplace for educators nowadays.

Top 5 Takeaways from ISTE 2018

techlearning

Much like when I train for a half marathon, I train for conferences. Much like when I train for a half marathon, I train for conferences. I had the opportunity to attend the first ISTE three-day Leadership Exchange at the conference this year.

Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

Tech Helpful

As a four year Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship educator I start teaching grade-level appropriate digital citizenship in kindergarten to talk about the importance of wise choices and the impact it can have on you. Common Sense Media also has several unplugged options to choose from.

Educating for the Design Economy

EdNews Daily

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2014. Last year I spoke to a crowd of about 1400 instructional technologists from the greater Shelby County area schools during a tech conference in Memphis. The Lesson: The Design Economy rewards socializing. By LeiLani Cauthen.

TCEA 2019: As Ed Tech Expands, So Do Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

Public data breaches, such as the massive compromises at Equifax , Target and other companies, have increased awareness, Abshire said. Finally, leaders must be mindful of students’ digital footprint , helping them to set the right privacy settings on social media and avoid oversharing. .

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EducationPlus Extends Relationship with Discovery Education, Reaffirming 10-Year Commitment to Dynamic Digital Learning Environments

techlearning

This global community of education professionals connects members in school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing and inspiration. “We

ISTE 2016 Cheat-Sheet for Newbies and Veterans

MSEDTechie

Each year, ISTE invites dynamic keynote speakers , conference presenters, and a huge exhibitor hall. Attending this conference connects visitors to educators, technology leaders, innovators, and edtech products from around the globe. this article was originally posted on edsurge

3 Innovative Solutions to Combat #EdTech Issues #CDEtop30

The Innovative Educator

We would bring these teachers together to connect with each other, have a direct connection with the company, and of course share their knowledge across the schools and districts. When companies and school systems partner to develop educator expertise, everybody wins.

Moving Up? 4 Tips For Managing Your Career As A Teacher

TeachThought - Learn better.

This March in Houston, ASCD held its 70th Annual Conference for educators and enthusiasts seeking information from the latest innovation and invention to the most effective resources. Also, look up their social media page and see who people are and what they have done in the past.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Media or instructional technology specialists can teach during electives like media and library. District-wide digcit calls to action can be announced on social media sites with hashtags. This article was modified and published by eSchool News and EdScoop.

A Podcast for Every Discipline? The Rise of Educational Audio

Edsurge

Two years ago Davis decided to put on a conference for people making these kinds of podcasts, called Sound Education. Both podcasters attended that first Sound Education conference two years ago, and this year’s as well, which was held in October.

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Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

edWeb.net

Through edtech conferences such as ISTE , coaching programs such as Digital Promise and DigCit , teachers and coaches can be trained to teach in innovative ways that include critical components in digital learning and digital inquiry. This article was modified and published by eSchool News.

Digital Equity in Rural School Districts

edWeb.net

While socioeconomics, district location, and availability of reliable and consistent WIFI access may seem unsurmountable, rural districts, along with CoSN and companies like Kajeet, are committed to both digital equity and digital equality. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Unintended Consequences: How Gates Foundation Money Steered Uversity Into Trouble

Edsurge

This article, “ Unintended Consequences ,” was first published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 Jamie Glenn, chief executive of a once-hot social media startup, was between a rock and a hard place. The company had agreed to that goal as a condition of the Gates Foundation investment. Undermining the long-term viability of a company also undermines our ability to achieve our charitable goals.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

I was in Germany to keynote a large business conference, and I flew through Amsterdam with KLM. My faith in the company was restored. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter. International travel may sound glamorous - but it soon wears thin.

What Problems Has Edtech Solved, and What New Ones Did It Create?

Edsurge

We’ve largely succeeded—according to a recent Common Sense Media survey , eight out of 10 K-12 teachers have computing devices in their classrooms. Technology can collect and harness more data than ever before. But with that comes greater risks to personal privacy and potential for misuse.

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The Instructional Playbook (interview with Jim Knight) – SULS050

Shake Up Learning

I want to give a shoutout to my TCEA Conference Volunteers: Meredith Jones, Lyndi Valicek, Kate O’Leary, Sloane Chinners, Nicole LaPoint, and Janet Winninghoff. Listen to this article: Do you have a question or idea to share on the podcast? Teaching Learning Coaching Conference 2020.

Mississippi’s Columbia School District Selects Discovery Education to Support Innovative Before- and After-School Programs for All Students

techlearning

CSD’s educators will also be supported by the Discovery Education Community as they transform students’ learning experiences with dynamic digital media. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

Illinois’ School District 54 Selects Discovery Education to Support Multi-Year Strategic Plan

techlearning

A global community of education professionals, the Discovery Education Community connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing and inspiration.

Hiring? The Secret to Finding Hidden Edtech Talent

Edsurge

Finding the right candidate is not only important in order to get the job done but it is also essential for building a healthy company culture. Building a quality referral program not only incentivizes your current workforce to take a personal interest in cultivating company culture, it also functions as a de facto screening system to ensure that you’re working with an internally-vetted applicant pool at all times. Be sure to interact with job seekers and other edtech companies.