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3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network

Edsurge

Imagine a network of leaders from every sector of education: public schools and early learning centers, colleges and universities, museums and libraries, nonprofits and corporations. It’s the Remake Learning Network , a professional network of educators and innovators working together to shape the future of learning. As an educator, working with others is one of the best ways to ensure the success of your students.

Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

Edsurge

The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 1: Social Chat Platforms Problem One: How do you gather a group of like-minded educators in one place in order to share ideas, when so many miles separate you? Many teachers connect this way to learn about the latest in edtech tools, educational ideas and methods in teaching, and joining my fellow Nebraskan teachers for the weekly chat gives me a comfortable hour that flies by and is full of ideas and collaboration.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

Join me and 1,000’s of educators at SDE’s National PD Conferences. Come see me present and be sure use my personal VIP code of EK10 to receive my partner discount of 10% your registration at any of these 7 events. Learn more and register at www.SDE.com/nationals. EdCamp U.S.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

I will be leading a panel discussion on the 5 teacher trends changing education. You will also want to come by PowerSchool’s Classroom of the Future in 207A where they will be giving away Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces and Amazon Echoes. How to share learning.

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The Web20Classroom - Untitled Article

The Web20Classroom

Steven Anderson and Shaelynn Farnsworth lay out what Connected Educators do and how it’s a always a work in progress. Educators today can no longer just walk into the classroom, shut their door and teach. The Classroom 2.0 If we are lurking we are learning.

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

TeacherCast

In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show.

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Make A Big Splash Into Summer Learning

MSEDTechie

For those in education, summer is a time for relaxation, reflecting, and also new learning. Expand Your Classroom Walls: While you’re lounging by the pool, think about how you can share the awesome things going on in your classroom.

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

MSEDTechie

For those in education, summer is a time for relaxation, regrouping, and also new learning. Here are some questions to ponder when choosing your summer learning experiences. What does a digital age classroom really look like?

Making the leap from a teacher to an Edtech coach

Kairos EdTech

I’ve always been passionate about technology and education, so, to me, when opportunity came, it was only logical to take this new step and venture into the exciting world of technology integration from a coach’s perspective. This blog post was originally published in Smart Blog on Education.

TOP 10 Ways To Deliver The Worst PD EVER!

MSEDTechie

One of the worst experiences is listening to a non-educator telling a teacher what they should and should not do in their classroom. Mandating that teachers attend a specific training, and never surveying them to ask what they need, or what they would like to learn.

How to Grow Your Edu-Family Tree

Graphite Blog

It's a chance for me to connect with my edu-family, the global network of teachers I am connected to online. I also have my more immediate, connected family in my school and district with whom I enjoy discussing educational topics face-to-face. In honor of Connected Educator Month, I'd like to introduce you to -- even welcome you into -- my edu-family and help you grow a family tree of your own. Your Local Professional Learning Community (PLC) Why?

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

There is a lot of talk in education about Carol Dweck’s “growth mindset” , in which she discusses the idea that beliefs that “abilities, intelligence, and talents can be developed.” It is an idea that educators have latched on to (for good reason) since this is not something we want to only be able to develop in students, but in ourselves as well, in a world that is constantly changing. This could be something to applied the idea of educators using Twitter.