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You can take them and travel digitally to other places. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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Britt: In my classes, I’m using strictly a Blackboard LMS and I’m using Twitter, which I felt was a less onerous use of social media for classroom conversations. We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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So, when I, again, a million years ago started teaching — started on a blackboard, moved to a whiteboard, then moved to an interactive whiteboard — if my teaching pedagogy didn’t shift, then I’m really not doing anything different than using chalk and a blackboard.

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). EpCoP MOOC webinar [link] TECH TALK TUESDAYS: DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP/SOCIAL NETWORKING WITH STUDENTS ( Australia Series ) Tue 22 Aug 02:00AM New York / Tue 23 Aug 06:00AM GMT / Tue 23 Aug 04:00PM Sydney Anne Mirtschin.

This Week's Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

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Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). link] JAMES BOSCO ON "DIGITAL MEDIA AND PARTICIPATORY LEARNING" ( Future of Education Series ) Tue 31 May 08:00PM New York / Wed 1 Jun 12:00AM GMT / Wed 1 Jun 10:00AM Sydney Steve Hargadon. MacArthur Foundation and is included in the Foundation''s digital media and learning program.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

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Many renowned names in the game, such as Blackboard and Google, are now offering their own cloud-based virtual classroom suites. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes

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Technology is a show-stopper for some who feel unequipped to handle online LMSs like Blackboard, class forums, virtual get-togethers, homework submittal, and more. Nearly three million students currently attend online programs and six million take at least one online class.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

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She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. The technological advances of the past two decades have changed the world, and education is no exception.

Leveling up on our Digital Literacy skills with Twitter

Learning With Lucie

The topic in our class this week is digital citizenship. Not long after the sunset of Storify, I had heard about Wakelet , as a digital tool from @bonniebird I had even played around with it some and then stuck it in my digital toolbox.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. Designed by Freepik.

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Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

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Recommended for: Grades: 6-12 Subjects: arts, digital citizenship, social studies, ELA. Possible follow-ups Teach or adapt the Social Media and How You Feel lesson from our Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

How to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

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Google Forms integrates well with Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom and many LMSs such as Blackboard. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Live Tuesday March 27th - Alec Couros Talks "Open Teaching"

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Date : Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 01:00 GMT next day ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Recordings : The full Blackboard Collaborate recording is at https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-03-27.1704.M.9E9FE58134BE68C3B413F24B3586CF.vcr&sid=2008350

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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Becoming comfortable with the digital tools that make blended learning possible can be intimidating to teachers, trainers, and even administrators. “Technophobia” is real and prevents many educators from adopting anything other than the most intuitive, problem-free digital tools.

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

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Besides the ease of use and their digital nature, students love forms because they are anonymous. Google Forms integrates well with Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom, and many LMSs such as Blackboard. It is free, online, and available on all platforms and all digital devices.

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Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education (Feb 27 - March 1) - "Beyond Measure" - StuTech Recordings - StudentHero

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Two Week Calendar Thursday, February 5th at 3:45pm in Austin, TX Digital Citizenship: A Whole-Community Approach , Learn about three factors for schools –teaching students, engaging parents, and enhancing leadership – to create a positive culture around digital citizenship.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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BLACKBOARD ALLY ( www.blackboard.com ) Blackboard announced that Blackboard Ally is now available for multiple learning management systems used by K-12 school districts. Among the new updates includes Blackboard Gradebook integration.

Library 2.017 Mini-Conference: DIGITAL LITERACY & FAKE NEWS

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We're excited to announce our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

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Date : Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

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The conference is held in the online platform Blackboard Collaborate, and instructions for joining any sessions and to find the schedule in your own time zone are at [link]. And special thanks to Blackboard Collaborate for the terrific conference platform.

Learning Revolution Events - Call for Volunteers - You Matter! - Future of Museums Keynote Recordings

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Thursday, July 31st at 4pm Strategies for a Whole-Community Approach to Digital Citizenship , How has your school built a positive culture around digital citizenship? How does your library manage digital collections? Teaching and Digital Literacy.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

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All sessions will be publicly available to attend through the online Blackboard Collaborate platform, and every session will be recorded and made available immediately following the conference. Naugle Giving Students a Creative Voice Through Digital Storytelling by Jennifer Judkins Hosting a Skype Author Visit by Abbe Waldron Hunting & Gathering: Helping Creative Students Build Their Social Media Presence Wisely by Gigi Johnson I have an avatar- How can she help me with my teaching?

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

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Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

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We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

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To Attend : The Summit is held online using Blackboard Collaborate and open to anyone to attend. During the conference each session will also have a specific link to the Blackboard Collaborate room for the session, as well as instructions for using Collaborate (which works on all major computer platforms). If you are familiar with Blackboard Collaborate, or are willing to take the training to become so ( [link] ), we are now calling for volunteers to sign up to help in time slots.

Sponsorship, Collaboration, and Consulting Opportunities

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I'm also available for consulting , or (like I did for Ning and Elluminate / Blackboard Collaborate), more intensive collaboration or association--let me bring my reputation for authentically valuable events to your organization. Since almost all of my LearningRevolution.com events are free, I depend on sponsorships, collaborations, and consulting income to make them happen. and you can help! Really!

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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platforms are digital infrastructures that enable two or more groups to interact. The LMS constructs (and, I’d argue, circumscribes) “digital pedagogy,” and it has come to define the ways in which professors and students interact online.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

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L2g derives from the ongoing Webheads in Action (WiA) community of practice and professional development movement, [link] which has been putting teachers and students in touch with one another digitally, at a distance, since 1998.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

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It''s an online global event highlighting “wow” moments in teaching and learning , and the entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform, running out of my FutureofEducation.com community.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

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Never used Blackboard Collaborate before? Thursday, May 1st Reinventing the Classroom , Join us for a full day of presentations, including keynote speakers: 7am Shelly Sanchez Terrell on "Byte-Sized Potential in a Digital World of Possibilities," 12pm Steve Anderson on "Formative Assessment In The Connected Classroom," 3pm Barnett Berry on "How Teacherpreneurs Can Reinvent the Classroom," 5pm Rushton Hurley on "First Steps Toward Reinvention," and at 9pm, closing keynote Julie Evans.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

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link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile. There’s a lot of great games, apps, websites, and digital curricula to go along with tablets and computers.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

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Learn about the resources that can help district leaders develop the next generation network infrastructure necessary to support multiple mobile devices on and off campus, the delivery of digital content, and administration of online assessments. Join this Blackboard Collaborate session here.