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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator This Summer!

TeacherCast

Are you an educator who is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in your classroom? Are you searching for an amazing professional learning community that will help you 24/7/365? Look no further than the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program!

LIVE: Learning about Skype in the Classroom from ISTE 2015 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

This year, Michael Soskil, a Microsoft Innovative Educator shared with me some of the great new features of Skype and demonstrated how he is using video conferencing in his classroom. Learn More about Skype. Michael Soskil is a STEM education, global collaboration, and technology integration expert who has developed and presented numerous professional learning sessions for K-12 teachers, educational media outlets, and social innovators from around the world.

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LIVE: Access All Of Your Files On All Of Your Devices Using @Microsoft_EDU OneNote | @MSOneNote

TeacherCast

Thought the last 6 months, I have had the privilege of working closely with Microsoft Education to create some pretty awesome podcasts and promotional videos. Microsoft Education. OneNote in Education Blog : [link]. OneNote and Learning Styles pamphlet : [link].

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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How Kristen Swanson Applies Her Classroom Experience to Lead ‘Professional Learning’ at Slack

Edsurge

What’s a typical day like for the director of learning at Slack, the fast-growing messaging app that aims to eliminate the need for e-mail? She began her career as a third-grade teacher, later served as director of technology for a school district, then directed a research department at BrightBytes, which helps K-12 administrators and school leaders align school spending with learning outcomes. Pull Learning'. Each learning experience is brief, targeted, and modular.

LIVE: Is Your School Ready for the AWESOME Windows 10 on July 29? | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

Learn More About Windows10. Brand New Web Browser: Microsoft Edge. Craig Ashley is a Senior Product Manager responsible for product management of Windows for Education. In addition to his direct product roles, Craig focuses on education product strategy, value proposition, technical marketing and messaging across the Windows feature set. His time in the classroom continues to directly impact his work in technology at Microsoft.

Getting the Most from Collaboration Tools

edWeb.net

There are many tools that allow educators and administrators to talk to each other, but to take advantage of edtech’s promise, they should also be able to use the tool to work together on the same projects. More in-depth instruction can come on professional learning days and other sources.

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4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In today’s K-12 education ecosystem, most classroom management tools have moved online. The first ‘lite’ option that most educators think of is Google Classroom. It’s only free if you have a G Suite for Education account. Designed by Freepik.

“Growing my professional learning network…literally changed my life!” – Scott Titmas, USA

Daily Edventures

For many of the educators we speak with here at Daily Edventures , teaching can sometimes feel very isolating. MIE Expert Scott Titmas was one of those educators. Too often as teachers we live on an ‘island’ in our walled-in, door-closed classrooms,” Titmas says. Scott Titmas.

Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

Finding time to engage in professional learning can present a challenge for educators. As a result, some teachers decide to stay in the classroom because missing out on that time with students is too difficult. How I have found time to connect and grow as an educator.

Keeping Professional Development Fun and Exciting for your Teachers

TeacherCast

In today's episode of the MIE Spotlight Series, we take a look at how one school district is bringing some innovative ideas into the professional learning space with the help of Office 365, One. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT! About Microsoft Education.

Celebrating Innovative Middle and High School Educators

Digital Promise

Powerful use of technology contributes to closing the Digital Learning Gap. In collaboration with HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom Initiative, Digital Promise Global is launching a new program that celebrates teachers who demonstrate powerful teaching and learning with technology.

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

edWeb.net

Accessible technologies help students with disabilities unlock their full potential by addressing a diversity of needs that include learning, visual, hearing, mobility, neurodiversity, and mental health. Tholfsen said that “across the board, reading unlocks everything else in education.

Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Teaching Fellows Exemplify Powerful Learning. Learn from the HP Teaching Fellows.

Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’ve put together some Google Classroom cleanup tips for the end of the year! Tips #2: Check Your “To Do” List in Google Classroom. Shake Up Learning 2019.

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

edWeb.net

Steven Anderson, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist, and Shaelynn Farnsworth, Literacy Consultant, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net for conversation with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio on this topic. Listen to the Education Talk Radio interview.

“I learn a lot from my students – their minds process new learnings faster than mine.” – Soma Singh, India

Daily Edventures

Soma Singh was born into a family of educators, so you could say she was born to be a teacher. “I I have a deep interest in learning collaboratively,” says Singh. Not only through professional development, but by being a part of the learning process with each student.”.

4 Tips for Facilitating Powerful Student Collaboration

Digital Promise

Students model how professional product teams work together to create prototypes for authentic users. Below, Melissa shares advice for how teachers can facilitate these kinds of powerful collaborative learning experiences with their students. Interested in learning more?

Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060

Shake Up Learning

The post Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We, as educators and leaders, find ourselves leading from a very unexpected place. This is what educators do. Google Classroom).

3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

When it finally arrives, summer is an important time for busy educators and allows them to relax, recharge, and often work on honing their craft in both formal and informal professional development. globalearner – Alan November, a prominent educator, speaker, and education trainer.

3 Ways to Expand Your PLN This Summer

Indiana Jen

When it finally arrives, summer is an important time for busy educators and allows them to relax, recharge, and often work on honing their craft in both formal and informal professional development. globalearner – Alan November, a prominent educator, speaker, and education trainer.

“I thrive on promoting my students and their ideas. Microsoft in Education gave me and my students a voice. It gave my students validity, support, encouragement, and inspiration that was lacking in the most imminent way.” – Patricia Ragan Stokes, USA

Daily Edventures

That’s when I found out I was accepted to go to the forum, and that I would be competing with other educators from around the country. It was surreal for this teacher who typically received negative feedback from fellow educators in school for whatever reason. Patricia Ragan Stokes.

The power of Translator and PowerPoint’s automatic captioning and translation (in over 60 languages)!

NeverEndingSearch

Include : Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the learning community. As librarians, we are committed to serving every child and respecting diversity across our learning community. Translator for Education.

The Value of #EdTech Certifications: #NYCSchoolsTech Podcast 3.0

techlearning

Educators share the value in developing expertise and showing what they know via #EdTech recognition programs like the #NYCSchoolsTech Partner Certification Program. They also share the value of having a direct connection to staff at the companies whose products they use in the classroom.

“I have trained over 1000 teachers.” – Simon Kiteme, Kenya

Daily Edventures

It can be easy to take today’s sophisticated classroom technology for granted. For Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Simon Kiteme, that meant becoming the first East/Central African educator to take — and pass — the Microsoft Certified Educator training.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

The mission of CUE BOLD was to focus “the symbiotic relationship of learning environment design, digital learning systems, and rethinking traditional lesson design as the essential components.” Ed Campos and Erin Klein knocked it out of the park as leads in the BOLD Classrooms strand.

“We are a collaborative group where I’m only a mentor who helps my students to go their way.” – Olga Ilchenko, Russia

Daily Edventures

Educational Expert. Federal Institute of Education. Ilchenko’s advice for future educators? You can connect with Olga on the Microsoft Educator Community through her Microsoft Educator Profile. Olga Ilchenko. Moscow, Russia.

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments. In 1986, approximately 30 educators came together to form Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) , as a statewide initiative to offer professional development opportunities for teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, administrators, higher education representatives, school support staff and other stakeholders in Illinois education.

Assessing Students Over Time and Also Saving Teachers’ Time

edWeb.net

Now educators can make their instruction more effective and provide practice linked directly to progress monitoring and formative assessment results using free digital tools from Microsoft. They can document their individual learning pathways independently.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

MindShift

Educators and students are quickly becoming more comfortable with classroom technology, allowing them to shift from thinking about the technical side of integrating a new tool to focusing on how it improves learning. Microsoft Sway is free and Web-based.

Free Online Tools to Improve Outcomes for ELLs

edWeb.net

A variety of online tools embedded in popular Microsoft programs and apps are now helping English Learners with reading, writing, and classroom conversations. The presentation included research about today’s diverse classrooms and the impact the online tools can have in them.

Creating Interactive Lessons Through App Smashing

A Principal's Reflections

Remote learning has been thrust upon school districts. Educators now shoulder the burden to create lessons and activities that will enable students to learn at home. Virtually none have received extensive professional learning in this area.

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10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to rock the school year with some Google Classroom tips? Today, I am sharing 10 Google Classroom tips you didn’t know! Shake Up Learning 2019.

Understanding and Immersing Ourselves in How We (Can) Learn

The Principal of Change

Choice is critically important in learning. If a student feels more comfortable and accelerates their learning with a device, it would not make much sense to force them to use a pencil and paper. This is NOT saying just give a kid device because it will be better for their learning.