Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Or maybe they’re happy in their classroom now being a teacher, but all all of them are either attaining or will be looking for jobs this spring. We’re in a situation now that we can jump on social media and share and grow with each other, and my goal is to be able to connect people.

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Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We recently started talking on Twitter about how our kids could collaborate both synchronously and asynchronously, and we were looped in to a conversation about EdCamp Global. — edcamp Global (@edcampGlobal) January 23, 2016.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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. For those of you not at ISTE check out the Unified Classroom at [link]. I co-host the weekly Classroom 2.0

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Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. It had Dan Callahan on from — at that time, he was kind of working with the EdCamp Foundation and founders, and we just did a show on, “What Is EdCamp?”.

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Edcamp: It All Started with a Tweet

Educator Innovator

We held the first Edcamp in Philadelphia in May, 2010. We used social media to send out the word. The educators who had connected through social media now had a chance to meet face-to-face and enhance the relationships that they had already started.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

Meanwhile, the most enthusiastic listeners whisper to each other, or form mini-groups outside the conference walls, maybe even at a social gathering later that day. You’ll also need several classrooms for the sessions, Wi-Fi access, and available restrooms.

Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Embodying Visionary Leadership Leading a Learning Community #GDD16 EdCamps Flipped Classrooms genius hour global day of design identity day Innovation Week/Day innovator's mindste innovators mindset Maker Spaces social media in education

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

If you''re a Michigan educator, be sure to mark your 2015 calendars for the MI Flip Conference and EdCamp Lansing. I love meeting those who share the same passion for creativity in the classroom that I have. This conference always ignites my passion for what I do in the classroom.

Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

Tom Murray

Non-traditional forms of professional learning such as the use of social media and Edcamps are valued, not dismissed. Digital communications, online communities, social media, and digital learning environments often serve as connectors for these partnerships.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware of more organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. An excellent fit for classroom experiences and professional learning gatherings, each Breakout EDU kit comes with a collection of lockable boxes, an invisible ink pen and UV flashlight, timers, keys, and other “diversion hardware” that can be used to play the Breakout challenges available from the store. EdCamp Foundation.

My #ISTE17 Takeaways

Tech Helpful

Rachelle presented multiple times (and I must say she's amazing at sharing her classroom stories) and I was there as an attendee only. It's easy to get lost in the crowd if that is what you want or to be in the middle of everything learning AND social.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Especially for kids—you’re opening new doors and taking them out of the classroom and into the world to explore. Recently, he said, there was a session on Periscope at a recent Edcamp he attended, and he decided to stream it with Periscope. “I

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service that Directly Affects Students and Classrooms

My Paperless Classroom

They solved my problem and I was a lifetime user and spokes teacher for all the great tools Techsmith makes to help teachers create media. Are they in the social media space I am already in? Look for Edcamps and offer support.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools! Edcamps - unconferences where there aren''t traditional keynote speakers or vendors. Royse City is hosting EdCamp Awesome in Feburary 2014.

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

The “growth mindset” is the openness to learning about the medium, but the idea of the “innovator’s mindset” leads to people creating hashtags to share things that are happening in their classroom, or using it to connect with educators that teach the same discipline as they do. In order to create these much-needed Personalized Learning Networks educators will need to learn about social media and its culture.

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

They solved my problem and I was a lifetime user and spokes teacher for all the great tools Techsmith makes to help teachers create media. Are they in the social media space I am already in? Look for Edcamps <https://twitter.com/EdcampUSA> and offer support.

Empowering Student Voice through Self Differentiation in High School

Buncee

I began using Buncee when I saw the awesome graphics that people were posting on social media. Now, all of my Twitter chat introductions are made with Buncee… I even made Buncee business cards to share at conferences and edcamps! Ambassador Corner Classroom Ideas Guest Posts

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders.

The Importance of Relationships, Voice and Digital Leadership #EdCampUSA

Shake Up Learning

Great group shot of #edcampusdoed w/ @arneduncan pic.twitter.com/oex1G4cNcg — Zac Chase (@MrChase) May 29, 2015 #EdCampUSA On Friday, May 29, I had the privilege to attend #EdCampUSA (aka EdCamp DOED) in Washington D.C. This was no ordinary EdCamp. This EdCamp was held at the U.S.

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

Unlike professionals who work in the private sector, educators spend most of the day with children in classrooms. TL Advisor Blog Professional Development Pln Collaboration Social Media

Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer

MSEDTechie

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, create a classroom blog or website, share lesson ideas, projects you've tried, or ideas you have for your classroom.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

Perhaps you are looking to go paperless or use a new tool in your classroom. Find or organize an EdCamp. Invest time in social media. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher.

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Today's Newsletter: Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer

techlearning

The connections you make through social media lead you to a wealth of knowledge that is not made possible without it. Attending conferences, edcamps , and playdates are great ways to make lifelong friends, and connections in your local community.

Make A Big Splash Into Summer Learning

MSEDTechie

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. How can you expand the four walls of your classroom to develop lifelong learners, producers, and publishers?

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social

Edsurge

The enthusiasm shared by educators who understand that social media will forever impact their lives and practice is very reminiscent of the vibe expressed by dot-commers two decades ago during the first wave of the Internet boom—this is a very good thing. We demand that our students build 21st century skills, master critical thinking and become fluent in digital media and technology.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms.

7 Ways to Spark Innovation and Collaboration In Your School

MSEDTechie

Some teachers engage in creative learning spaces with makerspaces, some create “classrooms without walls” via social media), and some explore virtual and augmented reality. So, how can you bring innovation into your classroom?

Digital Equity in Rural School Districts

edWeb.net

Outside of the classroom, she is the lead organizer for Edcamp Suwannee and also co-moderates #FLedChat and #RuralEdChat each week on Twitter. She is a Google Certified Trainer and has presented at several conferences on the power of connections through social media.

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

MSEDTechie

Dive Deep into Digital Assessments What creative measures do you use to assess students through digital media? Showing a video is no longer a sufficient way to successfully integrate digital media. What does a digital age classroom really look like?

Many Frustrated Teachers Say It’s Not Burnout — It’s Demoralization

Edsurge

Romano-Arribito is an EdSurge columnist and has spent about 27 years in the classroom teaching everything from first grade to middle school in her home state of New Jersey. She made new friends on social media and began meeting teachers from across New Jersey for Sunday coffee.

10 Things to Make This Year More Than

Kyle Pace

Create learning with meaning in your classroom. Make this year more than using social media to post homework. Make this year more than just talking about going to an edcamp. Make this year more than the 4 walls of your classroom.

3 Things We Need To Remember For Every Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The PD centered around how to use clickers in the classroom. When I was in the classroom I was part of a team that helped to decide the direction our PD at the school level would take. Social Media. I remember my first professional development as a teacher.