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Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jodie Pierpoint on episode 243 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 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.

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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? Potential Solution: Now, this first solution may sound familiar to some of you—to easily connect on Twitter, we host Nebraska EdChat ( #NebEdChat ), which takes place on Wednesday night at 8pm CST. Teachers Know Best, 2015 But the beauty of an EdCamp isn’t just in the fact that it’s live.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. For those of you not at ISTE check out the Unified Classroom at [link]. The #notatiste17 hashtag on Twitter.

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Edcamp: It All Started with a Tweet

Educator Innovator

I was an early adopter of Twitter as a means of connecting with other educators, thanks in large part to Will Richardson and Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach. Thanks to the Twitter world, I jumped right in and have never looked back. One moment, following Twitter changed my life!

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.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Jeff Bradbury on episode 267 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. Twitter: @teachercast.

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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.

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. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Yesterday, the “Global Day of Design” happened ( #GDD16 on Twitter ) and over 450 schools took part in this an amazing opportunity. One of things that I have been really thinking about is not only embracing change, but educators creating it.

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.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service. Ever since Twitter introduced its live streaming service, Periscope , earlier this year, educators have become enamored. I worry what message we’re sending when we introduce that into the classroom.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Social Media and Connected Learning. This is a huge shift from two years ago when there were very few people tweeting at the conference and Twitter wasn’t widely considered a tool for schools and teachers (and students).

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

Public Relations In Royce City ISD, every campus has a Twitter account and shares reminders with parents and students via Twitter. We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools!

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

My Paperless Classroom

I clearly remember the first company I chatted with on Twitter. 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?

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

TeacherCast

I clearly remember the first company I chatted with on Twitter. 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? Tweet.

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. Because Buncee is so easy to use and create dynamic, fun images, I quickly began creating dozens of graphics for Twitter chats and for sharing meaningful quotes.

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

The Web20Classroom

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide. The Edcamp model connects educators to PD like never before.

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

Unlike professionals who work in the private sector, educators spend most of the day with children in classrooms. Whether it is a live virtual meeting, Twitter chat, recorded webinars, or simply a series of emails, technology has given us ways to connect like never before.

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. Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Find or organize an EdCamp. Invest time in social media. Twitter. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media.

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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?

Today's Newsletter: Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer

techlearning

Instagram, Twitter, or personalized Facebook groups allow you to create your own learning opportunities, anywhere, and anytime. The connections you make through social media lead you to a wealth of knowledge that is not made possible without it.

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. Teachers in 2017 are more likely to learn from a Twitter chat for education than most “sit and get” professional development sessions hosted by their school or district.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms.

#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043

Shake Up Learning

One name for this type of visually-driven bathroom professional development is called #PottyPD, which I started creating immediately after seeing Tara Martin (author of Be Real ) share this idea on Twitter and her blog. . Follow Pam on Twitter: @specialtechie.

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. Learn more at ed.unc.edu/meite, on IG @UNCmeite , and Twitter @unc_Meite.

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?

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?

Why Every Conference Should Be A Connected Conference-#ASCD13

The Web20Classroom

They have a Twitter account , Facebook Page , P interest page and ASCD EDge is a popular community. And during the conference the Executive Director sent his first tweet and talked about the importance of educators to embrace social media to extend their learning.

3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network

Edsurge

Try finding an established meetup with BrewCUE , CoffeeCUE , or EdCamp , or even create one in your own area. The Ultimate Networking Tool: Social Media. When it comes to forming a PLN in the 21st century, social media is a must. In less than 30 seconds you could be on Twitter learning from educators across the world. But with a PLN, you can improve your classroom, school, district, career, but most importantly, yourself.

School Librarian as your Information Overload Superhero!

EdTechTeam

With easy access to websites, blogs, online PD, webinars, YouTube, workshops, and social media, finding digital resources is not hard to do. For more information on the leadership, role librarians must take in the area of curating digital resources and tools, empowering students as creators, and building instructional partnerships visit Future Ready Librarians and follow #futurereadylibs on Twitter. Ugghh, help, I can’t keep up!

Most Read Posts from Past Week on Ed Tech Guy

Educational Technology Guy

NearPod - create and share lessons on iPads in classroom - free 3. Chalkable - educational apps and classroom management system 4. Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more 7. EdCamp CT is Aug 10th. You can also follow me on Twitter and Google+. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Seniors are done. They have completed their final projects (rockets) and their final exams.

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards

SpeechTechie

The Edublog awards are an effort to "promote and demonstrate the educational value of social media," particularly as some school districts block blogs and Twitter. It''s also great to recognize the efforts of those who participate in social media as a labor of love, looking to share resources and experiences for no other reason than to help other educators and students. Best twitter hashtag- #slpeeps , natch, continues to be a terrific community.

Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Sick of picking up paper handouts scattered throughout the school or classroom? Start creating a paperless classroom environment. Even if your classroom isn't a full blown 1:1 you still can limit your paper usage in a variety of ways.