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4 terrific teacher communities for summer PD

eSchool News

The summer break is a great time for teachers to take advantage of those professional development (PD) opportunities that are hard to fit in during the school year. We put together a list of our favorite online professional learning networks (PLNs) for you to check out over the break.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. You’ve been teaching for twenty years, but now your Principal wants technology integrated into your classroom. internet safety.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. internet safety.

Design Your Digital Self

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

We are kicking off the ThingLink Summer Challenge #TLChallenge with a fun activity designed to help educators get started using ThingLink EDU. Explore the use of rich media tags to tell your professional story and introduce yourself as you Design Your Digital Self.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Curriculum is the what, education technology (aka edtech) is the how. They have to be developed together in order for a student's learning experience to be engaging, effective, and relevant. Education is not made up of tools.

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BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

techlearning

Tech & Learning has announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show Awards. With more than 6,000 single sign-on connectors and extensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is one of the most comprehensive single sign-on platforms in education today.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.

How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

Graphite Blog

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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