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Flipping Out For Professional Learning

The Web20Classroom

During a professional development session a while back I thought I killed someone. But it was a wake up call to me and the way I approached delivering Professional Development. Think about Professional Development, specifically technology-related PD.

8th Annual EdmodoCon Connects Educators with Innovative Resources and Ideas from Around the Globe

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(San Mateo, CA) August 1, 2018 —, a global education network connecting educators with resources and leaders to reach their full potential, today announced its taking place on Aug. Professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Education and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; ?

10 Ways To Naturally Support Teacher Collaboration

TeachThought - Learn better.

A recent story on The Onion , the Internet’s beloved satire site renowned for its ability to pinpoint painful truths in its “fake news” stories, last week underscored one of the saddest dynamics of modern education. That’s why educators need to join together and support one another.

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EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

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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. Edmodo has many advantages for many reasons. More than 20,000 educators globally tuned in!

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Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

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Notes from FutureofEducation.com Webinar Steve Hargadon , Moderator Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay , authors of Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds [link] Book was three years in the making. to make education connections. Julie says for anyone involved in education.

Start The New Year Off Right With The Essential Tools For Educators

The Web20Classroom

There are some tools that educators need to embrace and learn how to use both in and out of the classroom. Each of the tools on these lists have some value either with students or for professional development. for enhancing communication in and out of the classroom.

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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.

21st Principal’s 2012 Edublog Nominations

The 21st Century Principal

While it is difficult to narrow down my choices, these are sites I visit and read just about every single day and important nodes in my own professional learning network. Individual Blog Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day : Consistently, day-after-day provides links to valuable information for all educators. New Blog Diane Ravitch’s Blog : Diane Ravitch’s new blog gives voice to public education advocates everywhere. Here’s my 2012 Edublog nominations.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research. Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Reinventing the Classroom - Correction.

Global Collaboration Day Has Arrived (It's Thursday in New Zealand!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Over the next couple of days, students, classrooms, teachers, administrators, parents and organizations will be either attending and/or hosting events online that are designed to showcase and promote global collaboration.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Let's Get it Started!!! The Keys to Tech Savvy Teaching!

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On a scale from 1 to 5 (1 not well, and 5 being very well) How well did you integrate technology in your classroom? Notice I didn''t say how well did you USE technology in your classroom. Create a Dropbox account for your classroom. The Keys to Tech Savvy Teaching!

Clicking with Cliques at Conferences #Flipcon15 #ISTE2015 #ECET2

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I would not recommend STARTING to form a Professional Learning Network when attending a conference for the first time. I did not learn about ISTE, ECET2, or Flipcon from an advertisement online or in a mailer. I've also learned not take for granted the connections at home.

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 already use Edmodo as my online hub, but Cel.ly

How to Grow Your Edu-Family Tree

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I also have my more immediate, connected family in my school and district with whom I enjoy discussing educational topics face-to-face. Both help me develop as a teacher and connect me to other professionals. 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? So why should we be connected educators?

Five ways to continue growing as a teacher

Kairos EdTech

Originally published on SmartBlog on Education [link] One of the noblest jobs in the world is that of a teacher. However, on the other side of things, I’ve been in the education field long enough to realize that a lot of others get stagnate, grow weary and even become bitter. What’s the secret behind highly motivated and successful educators? The minute we stop learning, we begin dying. Never stop learning. PD PLN professional development teacher Twitter

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

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Image Source It is our professional opinion that you get your child off Facebook. It is hard to cultivate the positive environment required for teaching and learning if social issues are causing continuous disruption. Flat Classroom also provides teacher training and support.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject. Yildiz, Teacher Educator 2:00pm Edmodo – An Asynchronous Métier - Ms.

How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

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But opportunities for connected learning aren''t always available at school, where students are often asked to disconnect and power down. Fortunately, an increasing number of districts across the country recognize that for student success, we must allow them to learn with the tools they love. The New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) is one of them. Offer quality teacher professional development and resources.

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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

MindShift

With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. The real promise of education technology is to redefine how students learn.

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Google Classroom Tips

Learning in Hand

Google Classroom is a free web service that makes it easy for learners and teachers to connect. Google Classroom may not have as many features as Edmodo or Schoology , but it does work incredibly well with the Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings suite of free online software. As I teach classes with Google Classroom , I’m discovering tricks and inventing workarounds to make it work better for my students and me. Learn more about Google Classroom.