Top Webinars of 2016

edWeb.net

In 2016 edWeb.net hosted over 250 webinars that have been viewed by 170,000 educators. Topics spanned from early childhood education to building a positive school and classroom culture. In case you missed them, here are the 25 most popular webinars of 2016. #

Free Webinar: Options for eText: Facilitating Access and Comprehension Through Electronic Text

SpeechTechie

edWeb recently hosted a Webinar in which I discussed resources related to electronic text, sponsored by Mobile Education Store, creator of great apps such as Conversation Builder and Crack the Books. This webinar and many others are available to you for free on the edWeb site. community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz. assistive technology professional development reading comprehension UDL

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ESSA Plans: How Are States Improving Technology in the Classroom?

Leadership Lounge

Here at the Center for Digital Education, many IT vendors have expressed interest in understanding the prospective technology procurement activities summarized in the recently published ESSA plans. They include discussions of self-selected accountability measures, state-specific education standards and prospective plans for information technology procurement. Technology Trends. In analyzing these plans we found three noteworthy technology-related trends.

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Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Steve Hargadon interviews Ira David Socol on education, reform, technology, and more.

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). The protection from side - effects will be the webinar’s conclusion.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C. In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers.

Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and @MyInfinitec for a webinar series designed to help educators dig deeper into Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020. Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences to address the diverse needs of all students.

5 Meaningful Ways to Leverage the "MakeyMakey" in Your Teaching

Cycles of Learning

Click here for an example of a MakeyMakey based Assistive Technology project I implemented in my classroom last school year. #2: ​​ Chemistry maker Science Camp STEM Technology

Terrie Noland of Learning Ally Talks About Supporting Dyslexic Students in Your School

edWeb.net

Every educator must know how to address these learning deficits in the classroom, because students must read, write, and spell in every subject. Terrie presented in the webinar, “How to Support Dyslexic Students in Your School,” sponsored by Learning Ally.

Immersive Reader: A powerful tool to support schoolwide literacy

NeverEndingSearch

I chatted with Microsoft EDU’s Mike Tholfsen, Principal Product Manager, who gave me a tour of Immersive Reader and discussed its value to the work of classroom teachers and librarians. Microsoft Accessibility And Assistive Technologies For Education: A Total Economic Impact Analysis.

The power of Translator and PowerPoint’s automatic captioning and translation (in over 60 languages)!

NeverEndingSearch

This past week I attended an edWeb webinar that kinda blew my mind. The webinar clarified the need for flexible and inclusive tools for increasingly diverse classrooms in order to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn and succeed both in school and at home.

AT and UDL: Acronyms for Equity

EdTechTeam

When I first began my job as an Assistive Technology Coordinator in my district back in 2008, the lines between educational tech and assistive tech were pretty crisp. I worked exclusively with students in special education classrooms who needed a way to access the curriculum or a way to communicate effectively in the classroom. Assistive Technology will always be around. Check out our next Teaching and Learning Webinar Accessibility for All!

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An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? When they talk to schools, their focus is on the classroom teachers and getting them to understand the value. Noakes: Likewise, she always encourages educators to ask: How might tech support educators’ ability to differentiate learning in the classroom? Furman: He looks for third party reviews, especially from classroom teachers, before he brings any tools to his teachers for testing.