Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. You take your device and learn interactively. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Leveraging Learning Trajectories and Diagnostics for Personalization in 6-8 Math (B304).

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Twitter for Professional Learning

EdTechSandyK

On Wednesday, February 8th, I am presenting a workshop on Twitter for Professional Learning at the 2012 TCEA Convention. Embedded below is a LiveBinder containing all of the resources for my presentation. It''s my first ever LiveBinder, and first ever BYOD session. Twitter for Professional Learning Please add comments, questions, and ideas below, whether you view the binder online only or attend the workshop in person.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Facebook Argument : Students consider the relative strength of evidence that two users present in a Facebook exchange.

My EdcampNJ Highlights

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

On December 1st, 2012, educators from NJ and surrounding areas congregated at Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick for EdcampNJ''s free day of professional development. I also use QR Codes, Socrative and InfuseLearning for other BYOD activities, and Today''s Meet for backchanneling.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. The capstone process culminates in a presentation to an authentic audience.”

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals. About the Presenters. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

3 Actionable Ways to be a Courageous School Leader Today

EdTechTeam

Research shows that professionals who demonstrate courage in the workplace not only perform better, but influence their peers to act with bravery and drive organizational success” (Gavin, 2020). Currently, Natasha is a Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools.

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Getting Whole Community Buy-in for 1:1 Technology Initiatives

edWeb.net

And depending on their background and experience, not everyone is supportive of tech-infused learning. Yet, 1:1 classrooms, BYOD, and tech-supported education are today’s reality. The why, said the presenters, should always be about impacting students’ education.

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Being a Grace-Giving Leader in this Season

EdTechTeam

With the rush to put distance learning into place and still support teachers, students and other stakeholders at the same time, it’s so important that we make the conscious decision to give grace to everyone. Currently, Natasha is a Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools.

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. We’ll be updating this list as new ideas come in, the platform changes, and we learn more about its subtleties on our own. Share data with professional learning community.

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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Upgrading infrastructure, device maintenance, and ongoing professional development, in addition to program and device costs, mean tech initiatives need permanent budget lines that take into account the total cost. About the Presenters.

Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

edWeb.net

Schools are facing new challenges now that most learning involves the web—chiefly, the ability to do work at home or anywhere away from school grounds. While many are looking for ways to provide all students with a device, just having the device does not mean equitable learning.

The New Design for School Networks

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar, “ Smart Network Design for Transformation and Innovation: Reaching in and Beyond the Classroom,” the presenters discussed the six elements of CoSN’s new network design for continuous service. About the Presenters.

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Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

Presenters in the recent edWebinar, “ Cyber Security: Concerns, Strategies and Solutions for Schools, ” warned that with the increasing variety and strength of cyber attacks, most schools will face incursions. About the Presenters. Do you know where your data is stored?

Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

edWeb.net

Whether schools are 1:1 or still relying on computer carts, the move to online assessments creates new needs from devices to professional development to data privacy policies. Learning goals heavily influence tools and resources for assessment. About the Presenters.

3 Things for School Leaders to Consider During the Transition to Distance Learning

EdTechTeam

As the school leader in your building, you’ve put things in place to ensure that your students have what they need to be successful while face to face learning is temporarily on hold, but have you considered those things that you may need to put into place for you and your stakeholders? .

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#7: More than 40 new things we saw at ISTE 2018

eSchool News

This year’s conference was one of the largest, with packed sessions and presentations, and 18,540 attendees–a new attendee record. ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

This led me to consider making some professional connections out of necessity. I realized as an adult learner that I learned best through collaboration and that collaboration could only take place if I was in some way connected with other educators.

Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

edWeb.net

During their presentation, “Online Assessment: An Evolving Landscape and New Opportunities,” they discussed the lessons they learned when they made the transition and what they would change if they could. About the Presenters.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

edWeb.net

The Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) launched its Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative in October 2014 with the aim of leveraging technology and connectivity to personalize and transform learning. Districts realize the devices alone don’t personalize learning.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

edWeb.net

For administrators looking to take the focus of edtech away from upkeep and back to learning, moving to the cloud could be the answer. While the presenters named several reasons they chose to move to the cloud, their top reason was equitable access to edtech. About the Presenters.

Using Single Sign-On to Streamline Edtech Access

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar “ Simplify Digital Access in K-12: Learn How District Leaders Eliminate Barriers ,” the presenters discussed the importance of adopting a single sign-on program to manage digital access, the questions to ask when choosing a vendor, and tips for rolling out the new system.

The Keys to Discussing Student Data Privacy

edWeb.net

In their edWebinar “ Assuring Student Data Privacy: Lessons for Our Times,” presenters offered insights into how school leaders can take charge of communications for this critical issue. About the Presenters.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

During an edWebinar for the Empowered Superintendent series, “Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision,” the presenters said school leaders, though, often miss key parts of the planning process and end up with useless “hunks of plastic.” About the Presenters.

NCDLCN Voices from the Field: The Secret to Coaching

The PL2C Blog

I have seen our group grow exponentially, both in attendance and in terms of professional growth of individuals that are taking part. There is so little professional development available for instructional coaches. I also manage our 1:1 and BYOD initiatives in my school.

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5 Reasons to Address Cyber Security

edWeb.net

The presenters offered five reasons to make it a priority. Professional Reputation: As evidenced by recent incidents, stories about data hacks stay in the news for many cycles. All presenters have heard of school officials losing their jobs from data breaches.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar “ Accessibility: Effective, Equitable Learning Environments for All Students,” which is part of a series hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net, the presenters discussed how they approach CoSN’s five steps to ensure accessibility. In addition, the presenters recommended reaching out to colleagues, staying in touch with state associations, and in general having an ear out for any changes. Like professional development, audits shouldn’t be done once a year.

EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Megan is the guest moderator on the Canadian Ed Chat (#cdnedchat) on Twitter who enjoys expanding her PLN and learning about new tech tools to improve her teaching and class experience. On Tuesday, I participated in a virtual conference - a professional learning opportunity - called #Edmodocon. It was presented by the good people over at the #Edmodo app/website. He shared: "I t''s professional malpractice giving kids work they can''t access in multiple ways".

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

This led me to consider making some professional connections out of necessity. I realized as an adult learner that I learned best through collaboration and that collaboration could only take place if I was in some way connected with other educators.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

This led me to consider making some professional connections out of necessity. I realized as an adult learner that I learned best through collaboration and that collaboration could only take place if I was in some way connected with other educators.

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Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Learn more about YouTube Tools Every Teacher Should Know here: [link]. View LIVE Professional Development from TeacherCast. Need a Presenter? The podcast on BYOD is awesome!

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Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2

EdTechSandyK

Notes from the Discussion We no longer have to go to school if we want to learn. Swivl - Apparatus that lets you use an iPad to video record a lecture or presentation. Moves the camera to follow presenter around the room. Imagine sharing student presentations to the world!)

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

TeacherCast

Connected Educators Must May 13, 2015 by @mgrudnel from United States Jeff has been so accommodating and welcoming as he helped introduce me into the world of connected learning and podcasting. I learn so much each time I listen or watch a new podcast. The podcast on BYOD is awesome!

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Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

At the event, Carolyn Sykora , Senior Director of the ISTE Standards Program, shared that the 1998 standards described a landscape in which we were learning to use technology. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses. Amina Gorie Sindhi SPOTLIGHT - Content Curation as a Context for Teaching and Learning in Science - Eric A.