Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!

Neo LMS

The International Society for Technology in Education – ISTE – is a nonprofit organization that puts together the most comprehensive ed tech event in the world: ISTE Conference & Expo , with more than 21,000 people attending each year. Meet NEO at ISTE 2016.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation. on audio-only phone conferences.)

Upgrade your conference

eSchool News

So instead of doing what a sane person would do by sticking a beach chair in the sand and soaking up the summer rays, I plugged conference dates into my Google calendar! Take advantage of the national/state chief technology officer (CTO) sessions at all the major conferences.

Zen and the Art of Meaningful Meetings

Edsurge

Last week I had the extraordinary opportunity to spend time in the company of some very smart, interesting and generous university innovators when California State University Channel Islands hosted a meeting for the group, called the HAILstorm. At the end, we were asked to reflect on what we would take away from the meeting and how it might affect our practices on campus. And so can the time to simply meet and talk with peers from other institutions.

Calling All Podcasters! Announcing the #ISTE15 Podcasters Meet Up! #PodcastPD

TeacherCast

The ISTE Conference is fast approaching and I am thrilled to announce an amazing opportunity for those of you who are podcast creators or podcast listeners. What would happen if we had a meet and greet for educators who listen to our shows. We would LOVE to meet you. Tweet.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Those are among the social issues addressed by 20 non-profit and educational institutions that are getting grants from the Google AI Impact Challenge , announced today at the company’s annual I/O developer conference.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

techlearning

More than 7,500 educators from around the globe gathered in Boston to participate in ASCD's #Empower18 conference. Ellevation is a software company focused on ELL educators and the students they serve.

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

The Hechinger Report

The San Francisco resident graduated from nearby Mills College in May 2018 with a master’s degree in early childhood education, and today she is getting her dream off the ground with the help of a new child care services company called Wonderschool.

5 Innovative Conferences For Educators And Entrepreneurs To Attend In 2019

EdNews Daily

Did you know that there are almost 100 education conferences every year? Some of these conferences are offered in the States, while others are held around the globe. The SXSW EDU conference brings entrepreneurs and educators together.

ISTE 2017 Preview: What to Expect from This Year’s Conference

eSpark

As we countdown to ISTE 2017 , here’s a few things we’re excited to see, do, and learn about during the conference. As a White House Champion for Change and the former Chief Technology Officer for Des Plaines Public Schools, Jennie Magiera has made it her life’s work to help educators use purposeful technology to meet the needs of every learner. We’re spending the conference with Google at booth 1718. Company Announcements EdTech News

Old Ways Meet New Tech (and New Students) at Meeting of Library and Academic Leaders

Edsurge

Technology designed for educators is pushed “as if our ones and zeroes are special,” keynote speaker Clay Shirky told top librarians, publishers and administrators at the Ithaka Next Wave 2017 conference, held in New York City on Wednesday. One secret to the partnership’s success: clear boundaries between the for-profit company and the nonprofit educational institution. “We’re With edtech, specialized isn’t always better.

20,000 Teachers at the @ISTE Conference catch #FLIPGRIDFever at the @MicrosoftEDU Booth

TeacherCast

The big news at the ISTE Conference this year was the announcement that Microsoft acquired the educational video company Flipgrid in a move that had everyone in Chicago buzzing with #FlipgridFever!

New Guidance on Conducting Research Unveiled for Ed-Tech Companies

Marketplace K-12

A set of 16 guidelines describes how companies should conduct and report ed-tech research to meet ESSA requirements and educators' expectations. The post New Guidance on Conducting Research Unveiled for Ed-Tech Companies appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Academic Research Conferences Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Market Research Product Research

Meet the 83-Year-Old App Developer Who Says Edtech Should Better Support Seniors

Edsurge

Now at age 83, Wakamiya beams with excitement when she recounts her journey, which has been featured in news outlets and even at Apple’s developer conference last year. But through learning how to code, she believes that experience offers an even more important lesson to today’s education and technology companies: don’t forget about senior citizens. What could education technology companies do to better support senior citizens?

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Opinionated Guide to Changing Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

They’re abbreviations for major conferences for companies in the education industry. What sets them apart from purely teacher-focused conferences is that industry players aren’t viewed mainly as vendors who pony up for a sponsorship or exhibit booth. Instead, in nearly every case, they’re primary conference attendees. The last time I took a detailed look at the industry conference landscape for EdSurge was in 2014. ASU GSV. SXSW EDU.

Higher ed conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

There’s nothing quite like a higher education conference. It might be seeing the tech advancements on display every year, from companies large and small. Conferences can be equal parts overwhelming and inspiring. Before you leave home, check to see if your conference has an app.

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom. 5-9, TCEA 2018 is expected to boast more than 8,000 attendees, 1,000 sessions and 450 exhibitors from a variety of tech companies. meghan.bogardu…. Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:32.

7 Days of Education Conference Fever Across the Pond

Edsurge

23-26): the companies who supply the tools, and the educators who use them; The Education Show (Jan. Perhaps one of the few areas of overlap was that three of the four conferences featured the similar talk by Andreas Schleicher, OECD’s education lead, who shared snippets from his team’s latest “Trends Shaping Education” report. Many of the ministers hop on over to Davos’ annual meeting afterward.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Ask yourself what are my goals for my students and try to find a project or a partner to meet those goals.

Pearson, AFT Square Off Over Company’s Profits, Focus

Marketplace K-12

The American Federation of Teachers is pressuring Pearson PLC, the global education company, to conduct a business strategy review with an eye to becoming more profitable. “Our strategy is clear,” the company said in the March 17 statement. posing a threat to the company.

Where Diversity, Inclusion and Education Meet: A Conversation With Black Girls Code Founder, Kimberly Bryant

Edsurge

Gender is just one part of the diversity problem confronting many technology companies today. As diversity reports from companies like Alphabet, Apple and Facebook reveal, the employee headcounts—especially in senior and executive positions—are overwhelmingly male and white. These companies have committed money, mentors and other resources to provide educational opportunities for underserved communities. And I want to run a video game company.”.

PublicSchoolWORKS and Company Nurse Integrate to Provide Workplace Injury and Compliance Management Solution for Schools Across the Country

techlearning

Company Nurse is the first workers’ comp nurse triage service that ensures injured workers get the proper care while helping keep claims and costs low. About Company Nurse Workplace injuries are a fact of life.

Back on the Road! The 2018 K-12 Education Technology Conference Calendar

Edsurge

Few experiences are as invigorating as learning new things, meeting old friends and making future ones—across locations familiar and exotic. One of the best parts of the job is checking out the education technology conferences that dot the globe. They offer plenty of opportunities to reconnect with colleagues, make new acquaintances, and learn new ideas that could change your career or company’s fortunes. (Or Fusion conference returns to Burlingame, Calif.,

Education conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

There’s nothing quite like an education conference. Conferences can be equal parts overwhelming and inspiring. Here are 13 tips to help make your experience at your next ed conference count. Before you leave home, check to see if your conference has a show app. Conference websites can also be very helpful when you’re dashing between sessions. For more ideas, Jaqui Murray has a great conference checklist – and don’t forget the spare battery pack!

Meet Us at FETC 2016 – Booth 844!

Benchmark Education

This week, Benchmark Education Company will be one of hundreds of exhibitors at this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference, or FETC. ’ You can find Benchmark Education Company at booth 844, where we will be demo-ing our latest technology as well as our popular digital platform, Benchmark Universe.

Daring Conference Packing Tips & Tricks

The Daring Librarian

This post features packing tips for conferences. I get these in the mail from companies I''ve donated to $ like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Public Television, etc. It''s great to have for presentations, Tweetups, Birds of a Feather, & Bloggers Cafe meets!

Don’t miss out at ISTE – 7 tips to get more from an education conference

Nureva

There’s nothing quite like an education conference to cap off one school year and rev up your engines for the next. Back when I was a classroom teacher, I remember struggling to explain to my noneducator friends and family why I looked forward to conferences so much.

Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

Within hours, we had a time coordinated that all ten of us could meet. Two days later, we all joined each other''s company in a Google Hangout to continue the conversation. Yesterday I traveled an hour down the road to meet a group of teachers and bloggers for the Michigan Meet Up.

Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution

ProfHacker

As an introvert, for example, after attending several sessions at an academic conference and interacting with lots of people, I’m likely to head off to my hotel room for some quiet time before meeting up with a couple of friends for dinner.

LRP Conferences, LLC Accelerates Growth with Acquisition of Professional Media Group Publications and Events

FETC Converge

District Administration and University Business Magazines plus Leadership Institutes Among Assets Acquired by Global Diversified Media Company. PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL & TRUMBULL, CT – APRIL 30, 2018 – LRP Conferences, LLC a business unit of LRP Publications, a diversified media publishing powerhouse and well-respected frontrunner in the education and human resources markets, today announced the acquisition of education media and conference company, Professional Media Group, LLC.

5 Benefits to Ditching The Paper at Meetings + Events with a Great Agenda

The Innovative Educator

We're deep into the 21st century, but you might not know it if you went to a meeting or event. This was a problem for me recently after attending a conference at an all-day event sponsored by a few large ed tech companies. The conference organizer also say he could be emailed. I decided to actually follow up on the promises and tracked down every single presenter and the conference organizer to get materials.

2016 Global Education Conference - More Keynotes, Call For Proposals Closing, 24K Members, + More!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) is Coming Soon! The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock November 13 - 16 (during International Education Week ). All proposal submissions must specifically relate to the mission of the conference. Companies should contact Steve Hargadon at steve@hargadon.com for further details on opportunities to connect with our network.)

The Importance of Educating Educators

My Island View

I recently returned from my yearly trek to ISTE, one of the largest education technology conferences to be held annually. The third observation that I made was the idea that almost all education and tech conferences support the separation of tech and education.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. There are over 15,000 teachers in Denver gathering and thousands more meeting virtually using the hashtag #NotAtISTE16.

Superintendents Tell Education Business Leaders What They Really Want

Marketplace K-12

Four superintendents schooled an audience of education company leaders at EdNET 2015 in how their companies can do a better job meeting the needs of schools. Conferences Ed-tech Leaders edtech ednet2015 leadership superintendent vendor

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards.

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard and Microsoft.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

The basic premise (I suggest you read the whole article ) is that a 17 year old working at BlackBoard (a technology company), is ridiculed for using their phone during a meeting by some older adults, because it looks like he is texting, while he is actually taking notes.

Reflections from #iste2014 in Atlanta: Relationships are Key!

Kleinspiration

The meaningful conversations taking place in the Blogger''s Cafe and the walks across the convention center with friends are some of the best parts of the conference for me. It''s the sessions + the connections that set ISTE apart from other conferences.