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Think "Out of the Box" Assistive Technology #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Microsoft has been working with Kinect technology and autistic students. Technology removes barriers and helps them interact with the world. What is the role of social media in preparing teachers for these classrooms of tomorrow? Social media makes it possible for teachers to collaborate in a way they have never been able to before. Policy can only take us so far; teacher collaboration is what will move education forward.

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.” Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media. social media in education

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Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech

edWeb.net

Two assistive technology teachers shared their experiences and recommendations during a recent edWebinar led by Terrie Noland, Vice President of Educator Initiatives at Learning Ally. A district-wide approach to assistive technology.

Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Entry Pageviews Screentime - Focus On Quality, Not Quantity Apr 12, 2015, 5379 Teacher Advice to Students On Social Media Use Apr 15, 2015, 3932 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

For the second week, the post that helps you determine if you're an innovative educator is at the top. After that we have a post that shows how technology can help improve student writing. Entry Pageviews Are You An Innovative Educator? 5 Ways Social Media is Changing O. Mar 30, 2016, 2656 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 2400 Use @LinkedIn for College + Career Readiness Mar 27, 2016, 1938 I hope there's something that looks of interest to you.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

techlearning

District and school leaders talk about the need to bridge the gap between curriculum and educational technology, but often fall short of succeeding. The same is true when considering curriculum initiatives; technology is left out of the discussion.

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Engaging Learners: Promising Practices in the Cloud

EdTechSandyK

OLDaily Online Newsletter You Tube Video, Connectivism and Technology [link] Connectivism in Practice Building 21st Century Learning Environments in EC-20 Building Educational Technology Leadership Capacity Promising Practices: Use and Transference - Using these tools with master''s program students so they will in turn use them with their students.

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Is #EdTech Really A Waste? 8 Lessons for The Uninformed

The Innovative Educator

Do innovative educators have it all wrong? In a post that is making its rounds in education circles, John Vallance, headmaster of Sydney Grammar School told “ The Australian ” that computers in schools are a “scandalous waste of money.” Like other arrogant Luddites in power, he is responsible for negligent technology spending because he is clueless about how to use it effectively. Measurable results Vallance blasts technology for not producing measurable results.

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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. The keynote address of the Second Webstitute of the English Companion Ning by Dr. Jane Kise [link] ECN WEBSTITUTE - GEORGE COUROS: UNINTENDED BENEFITS: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS USING SOCIAL MEDIA IN SC (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINAR) Sun 9 Jan 06:30PM New York / Sun 9 Jan 11:30PM GMT / Mon 10 Jan 10:30AM Sydney Karen LaBonte.

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. link] THE FOUR COMPONENTS OF A LEADING EDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: AUTHOR, DELIVER AND TRACK, REINFORCE, AND SOCIAL LEARNING (ELLUMINATE LIVE) Tue 30 Nov 01:00PM New York / Tue 30 Nov 06:00PM GMT / Wed 30 Dec 04:00AM Sydney Matthew Lloyd. They will highlight the use of digital text and other assistive technologies.