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

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). David Simpson ([link] will discuss the use of facebook and other social networking sites in education and the need for/issues around digital citizenship education in Secondary schools.

Week of September 5, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). More information and session details are at [link] If you haven''t used Blackboard Collaborate before (formerly Elluminate), we encourage you to view the Orientation Tutorial to prepare for the session.

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Week of August 14, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Although a planning meeting in the Blackboard Interface, feel free to stop in and help us plan. Learn To Be provides free online tutoring in primary and secondary math, science and language arts.

Week of September 12, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Lizzie Chase, Australian educator, will share a series of free downloadable English lessons at [link] for upper primary and lower secondary students, integrating Web 2.0

Week of May 15, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly 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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Online Model United Nations (O-MUN.org) is bringing United Nations simulations for secondary school students to Elluminate.

Mentoring for Digital Leadership in California Adult Educators

Digital Promise

For more than 30 years, California’s Outreach and Technical Assistance Network ( OTAN ) has been at the forefront of meeting the technology needs of adult education providers, including English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult Secondary Education (ASE), and Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

I tested Urkund inside Google Classroom, however it integrates with most modern Learning Management systems including Blackboard, Moodle, and more. Urkund only partners with secondary districts and post-secondary education institutions. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Urkund is a plagiarism prevention tool with many benefits for teachers in helping students create original work.

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21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

The physical appearance of primary and secondary school classrooms is changing as many schools trade individual student desks for large tables around which students may sit with their laptops and tablets. Many primary and secondary schools are getting around the lack of funding in this area by offering their students classes in laptop repair and other aspects of IT. The technological advances of the past two decades have changed the world, and education is no exception.

Flipping the higher ed new normal: from synchronous to asynchronous education

Bryan Alexander

Screenshots of students and faculty in their Hollywood Square boxes are the emerging icons of the new post-secondary order. What’s the best role for synchronous teaching and learning during a pandemic?

Why History Matters

Hack Education

And I’m sorry, but another aside: if you get your history of education from a guy who calls Thomas Jefferson’s slaves “employees” then you might have some real problems discerning the kinds of sources – primary or secondary – that you should take seriously.). Why blackboards? When blackboards? What kinds of pedagogical practices led to the adoption of blackboards? …Which brings us back to the blackboard.

Giving Students Flexibility With Competency-Based Education

Digital Promise

When I landed in New Hampshire, I was eager to see competency-based education in action at the secondary level. At my school, Wheatley Education Campus, we are implementing competency-based learning this year using a teaching model that blends in-person instruction with online lessons delivered and tracked via Blackboard, our learning management system.

Classroom 3.0 – Distance and Hybrid Learning made Easy

myViewBoard

Why has the humble blackboard and chalk been a staple of educators for over 200 years? These two elements are simplified and presented in Classroom with two browser tabs/windows – the primary one is the digital whiteboard, the secondary one displays the students.

Flipping the higher ed new normal: from synchronous to asynchronous education

Bryan Alexander

Screenshots of students and faculty in their Hollywood Square boxes are the emerging icons of the new post-secondary order. What’s the best role for synchronous teaching and learning during a pandemic?

Live Interview Tuesday, January 31st - David Loertscher on Physical and Virtual Learning Commons and Building Personal Learning Environments

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am (next day) GMT ( international 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Special Library 2.0 Interview Today with David Loertscher, Plus Other Live Sessions from WLMA

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Friday, October 14th, 2011 Time : 1:45pm Pacific / 4:45pm Eastern / 8:45pm GMT ( 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Coursera Couple Returns to Higher Ed With $14.5M to Recreate In-Person Learning, Online

Edsurge

It was started by one of the co-founders of Blackboard, now a household name in education technology. It was never secondary for me, as it is for some faculty,” she says. Pandemic closes school. Students go home. Remote classes falter. Child is disengaged. Parent builds edtech.

Thursday Interview - Creating Personal Student Brands

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, June 7th, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Tonight - Ron Ritchhart on "Making Thinking Visible"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, September 25th, 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Thursday Interview - Preparing Youth to Engage with the World

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, November 8th, 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Student Lessons About Improving School Culture

edWeb.net

This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Blackboard. in secondary education language arts, Kym began her career teaching English at VHHS. At Blackboard, we’re shaping the future of education with big ideas that are transforming the face of education. When the administrators at Vestavia Hills High School (AL) were tasked with creating a leadership program, they knew one thing right away.

Live Tuesday August 2nd with Jane Nelsen and Mary Maguire on Adlerian Psychology and Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Today - Maurice Gibbons on Self-Directed Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, February 21st, 2013 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

An Innovative Vision for the Future of Schools

The Innovative Educator

In many districts this will mean keeping remote learning for most secondary students and for all primary students who want it. Other popular platforms are Brightspace, Google Classroom, and Blackboard. Students sit behind partition boards to prevent infection.

Thursday - Ray McNulty on the Courage to Change Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, December 6th, 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Live (Early) Friday February 24th with Dennis Littky on Big Picture Schools Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Friday, February 24th, 2012 Time : 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern / 19:00 GMT ( 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Classroom prizes and grants available!

Educational Technology Guy

The online survey is facilitated by Project Tomorrow and supported by many of our nation’s most innovative companies, foundations and nonprofit organizations including Blackboard, Inc., Project Tomorrow is celebrating Speak Up America Week 2014 this week with opportunities for schools and classrooms to win prizes and grants by participating in this year''s Speak Up surveys.

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Teenagers 3d printing local history: technology, pedagogy, and inspiration in Vermont

Bryan Alexander

The contest invited teams of secondary school students to research historical architecture, then reproduce key buildings by printing them. Not a word about BlackBoard or Moodle. For the field of history learning there was a good mix of primary and secondary sources, not to mention a striking awareness of local history. Recently I was invited to help judge a 3d printing contest for my state’s middle and high schools.

A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems

Edsurge

While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas , Moodle and Schoology , Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching teachers’ eyes. I suspect this will have a bigger impact on individual faculty adoption in higher ed or as a secondary LMS than it will on official institutional adoption, at least for the next two to three years,” Phil Hill, consultant and author at e-Literate, wrote in 2014. “My

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

Developed by Blackboard, Desire2Learn, itslearning, Takai, Canvas, and a host of others, these solutions focus on helping educators organize and orchestrate learning tools, educational approaches, and whole courses. Platforms from Desire2Learn, Edmoto, Moodle, Blackboard, are used throughout the district, which encompasses 35,000 students, 57 elementary schools, and 15 secondary schools.

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When the children leave: What’s left after a mass exodus of young people from Puerto Rico?

The Hechinger Report

But, even as the number of students declined, the schools still served a secondary purpose as community hubs — hubs that residents are intent on getting back. “ Chairs in front of a blackboard in one of the empty classrooms at the Goyco school in San Juan. Johanna Dominguez rakes grass clippings in the backyard of the Pedro G. Goyco school. Photo: Ankur Singh for The Hechinger Report.

Live Thursday, May 3rd - School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8 pm 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. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.

Edmodo: My LMS of Choice

Rebecca Davies

Edmodo, Schoology, Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Docebo…and that is just a handful! This allows Edmodo to be a whole school solution, no matter whether it is a primary, secondary, or P-12 setting. Over the last few years there has been a proliferation of learning management systems. Some are free, some paid, each seems to offer very similar features so when you begin to use them it can be incredibly difficult to choose between them.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

Aside from an introduction to the coursework, students will look into a day of college classes and practice both technological skills with Google Apps and Blackboard and life skills such as self-advocacy, collaboration, time management, and writing. We wanted to expand our AP offerings, so that more students have the opportunity to earn college credits early and experience more of the rigor they will face in post-secondary studies.

Live Thursday August 25th with Bob Compton on The Finland Phenomenon

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, August 25th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Bob Compton, producer of the new documentary film The Finland Phenomenon , an "inside look at the world''s finest secondary education system." Date : Thursday, August 25th, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).

Bankers, Buyers and Warriors: Reporter’s Notebook From the 2017 ASU+GSV Summit

Edsurge

Almost all of the PreK to 12 programming clustered in the Little America hotel, while the post-secondary, workforce training and company suites clustered in the more opulent Grand America across the street. Take Blackboard , which has bought 15 companies since 2014. Bankers, lawyers, researchers and policymakers. Administrators, entrepreneurs and the Golden State Warriors.