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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. For any EdCamp unConference, there is no registration fee. EdCamp U.S.

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. To help you plan your upcoming travels, we’ve compiled a shortlist of education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world in 2018. Education Technology Events Community

The Chasm Grows: Public versus Private

Tech Helpful

The desire to mend this chasm started working on me thanks to Edcamp Gigcity. Greg Bagby, the coordinator for educational technology for Hamilton County, Tennessee schools has always been a friend and resource for me. My heart is burdened.

Finishing Strong by Taking Chances?

Tech Helpful

I want to share five things you might try in your classroom in these last weeks to take a chance on creating something valuable for the future (yours, your current students, and even your future students): Genius Hour or 20% Time.This is a creation of the Google Company themselves.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ve been doing this for seven years now, and it’s been a great opportunity to not only meet people but have people on the show and share their stories. Six months later, I got an email from this random person that said, “Hey, I just wanted to let you know… We’re here at EdCamp Buffalo.

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From Playgrounds to Programmers: How Sharing Shapes Schools

Edsurge

Here are some examples of collaborations that we find inspiring: Educators with other educators: The New York City Independent School Technologists group is a long-running community of educators, technology administrators, instructional designers, and curricular leaders who habitually share what they are doing and seeing. The Edcamp movement is another example of educators organizing themselves for the simple purpose of sharing practices, successes, and miscues.

What Should First Year Teachers Know About Tech Integration?

Tech Helpful

I recently participated in a #TnTechChat Twitter chat moderated by @TeachTnTech regarding Technology skills needed in preservice teachers. Technology allows for teachers to have more small group and one on one instruction, something all teachers find value in.

The 2013 Highlights from Kleinspiration!

Kleinspiration

Because of these experiences, I''ve had the opportunity to meet many of you in person. I love meeting my blog friends at conferences and workshops and meet ups. I hope to meet many more friends over the next year.

Kidcasts: Podcasts for kiddos

NeverEndingSearch

Last week I enjoyed the great variety of edCamp Global sessions across a variety of platforms–Periscope, Twitter chats, and Google+ Hangouts. listening podcasts technology

App Overkill: Going Beyond the Buzz Words #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Arc Capital Development Adam Phyall, Director Technology & Media Services, Newton County School System, Covington GA Oh oh! There's a huge gap between what's being designed by edtech companies and what is happening in classrooms and what classrooms need. Is it not meeting the need?

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation

MindShift

In order to stay relevant to the changing demands of the consumer, companies and organizations invest in research and development. How much time in faculty meeting is spent on announcements that you could just print out for people and have them read?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting highly skilled professionals interested in the integration of emerging technologies into teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings.