Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She received recognition from her school and students recently with a surprise event at her school hosted by SMART.

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

The 2018 edition will bring together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech startups and almost 35,000 attendees — teachers, school leaders, instructional designers, and all in all curious people — from more than 100 countries. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

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.

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

TeacherCast

What would happen if we had a meet and greet for educators who listen to our shows. Tickets to this event are limited to 200 participants. If you are a fan of Educational Podcasts we welcome you to come and check out the meet up to learn more about our shows. Tweet.

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.

How to Win Jobs and Influence Recruiters: Preparing for a Networking Event

Edsurge

So, let’s take it, step-by-step, to make sure you’re ready to shine at your next edtech networking event. Learn which companies will be present at the event you’re attending. Where possible, look for overlaps between your personal philosophies and each company’s stated mission, and think of ways to highlight the intersection of ideals. Fill out this form and we'll get your information in front of attending companies. Education Technology Events Community

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College

Edsurge

But then he pursued a career in business, first at a strategy consulting firm, and later working his way up to CEO of a tech company called Snapfish, which did photo sharing and hosting and printing and that kind of thing before Instagram existed. Yes, we'll find some interesting opportunities and co-curriculars and events, but pretty quickly our students find their own paths and really take advantage of being in the city.

What Every Edtech Company Needs to Know About Schools and Data Privacy

Edsurge

New federal and state laws —and a greater focus on the issue by districts—are giving edtech companies a lot to consider. Specifically, companies may run into roadblocks with legal or data privacy officers if they don’t meet key criteria regarding legal terms, data privacy and security that districts and schools need to see based on local, state and federal legislation. The data privacy landscape looks a lot different than it did even a few years ago.

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To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

Edsurge

College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume. Companies blindly court juniors and seniors to their floorspace, hoping that they’ll be the right fit for internships and full-time positions. One company is making a business out of helping student associations and companies connect beyond the walls of tri-folds and stacks of resumes at career fairs.

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 agenda for every event (meeting, workshop, seminar, conference) should be digital with all materials digitally embedded. Just do it once and do it right before the event and everyone wins.

When Is It Okay for Public School Officials to Attend Tech-Funded Events?

Edsurge

So these days, companies, nonprofits and researchers make working closely with teachers and administrators as one of their main priorities. The cost of these trips, according to the Times, totaled more than $33,000 with at least $13,000 of Dance’s flight, lodging, meals and other fees covered by organizations sponsored by tech companies. The article compared Dance’s interactions with tech companies to the pharmaceutical industry’s courting of physicians for product promotion.

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. This annual event brings together educators, administrators and IT leaders to discuss innovative tips on everything from professional development and classroom tech to thought leadership on accessibility.

Edtech Company Learning.com Named Oregon Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

techlearning

Learning.com also offers paid volunteer time off to allow employees to donate time to causes important to them and sponsors fundraising running events to encourage both health and wellness and philanthropy.

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.

TONS of #ISTE17 Pro Tips, Resources, & Events (including #NOTATISTE)!

EdTechnocation.com

Read on for a HUGE collection of ISTE Pro Tips, planning resources, where you can find me at ISTE, other events, after parties, happy hours, meet ups, and even a #NOTATISTE group! Or at the least you've glanced at the Program Guide to pick your sessions and events.

AES Milan Brims with Student and Career Development Events and Opportunities

techlearning

New York, NY — The AES Milan Convention, taking place 23–26 May at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre in Milan, Italy, will offer more ways to listen, learn and connect than ever before with its schedule of Student and Career development events.

New Higher-Ed ‘Matchmaking’ Event Aims to Bridge Education Technology Silos

Edsurge

A pair of consultants who run a popular edtech blog plan to start offering events—in hopes of getting people at colleges and companies who don’t usually talk to each other to join forces on innovative teaching efforts. The consultants—Michael Feldstein and Phil Hill—are best known for the blog they co-publish, e-Literate , and for their coverage of the many existing edtech meetings held by vendors and associations.

Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class

Edsurge

Investor pitch events are a dime a dozen, but no one does it with the flair and furor of Y Combinator. Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded 1,430 companies and nearly 3,500 founders. featured 124 companies from 18 countries—marking the largest class in the accelerator’s history. The company will not take more than $30,000 over the two years.) The company currently offers two live, online and interactive 6-month programs in software engineering and machine learning.

Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

Over 500 education technologists from companies and districts gathered last week in Denver for the IMS Learning Impact meeting , hosted by the IMS Global Consortium. This annual event aims to accelerate the development and adoption of data standards that allow technologies used in schools to “talk” to one another. Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation.

Working Together to Expand Research Use in Education and Ed-Tech

Digital Promise

Schools are finding it difficult to meet the needs of a diverse student population. …[Educators are] much more willing to accept it than any company or university coming in and saying, ‘here’s what we’re seeing.’”.

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National FFA Organization, Tractor Supply Company and Discovery Education Join Together to Provide Scalable Access to Innovative Careers in STEM and Manufacturing

techlearning

During the immersive virtual experience, students will learn more about diverse career opportunities within the industry of agriculture and meet Tractor Supply Company employees.

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.

‘Back to School’ Hijinks and Lessons for the Education Industry

Edsurge

But to the BMO’s annual education industry conference, where company executives, investors, bankers and financiers of all stripes descended in their suits and slacks (but very few ties). In rooms on the upper floors were private meetings to wheel and deal.

Crowdfunding Meets Webinar: How One Organization Uses Slack to Tackle Global Challenges

Edsurge

We’re currently working with Green Energy Biofuels , a company in Nigeria that produces fuel for clean cookstoves to help them find new ways to communicate with their customers. Before logging in for the event, participants are encouraged to conduct their own background research on the topic, geography and business so that they come into the live online event ready to actively contribute.

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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. If you are hosting a free event let me know and I’ll add it to the list. Events. We will also be periscoping this event.

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.

Hey Michigan - Happy Social Media Day! #smday

Kleinspiration

I must admit that as a Michigan teacher who is a strong advocate for social media , I''m a bit disappointed that the presence of this event wasn''t as large as I would have expected. Join Michigan''s Social Media Network: I''d love to connect with Michigan teachers and companies.

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda

Edsurge

Increasingly, educators and administrators seem onboard with that premise as well as their presence at the event has grown. It’s very easy to feel FOMO, across all the panels, keynotes, workshops, receptions and serendipitous meetings in the hallways.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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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. I’ve been attending, and occasionally speaking at, these events and their predecessors for more than two decades. They have upended the industry and how it’s reflected in the events that cater to industry companies, investors, and executives at every level from preschool to workforce learning. For more education technology events, check out our 2019 calendars: U.S. events.

School Leaders Share the Best Ways to Get Your Product into Their Districts

Edsurge

Dr. Kecia Ray, who once turned around a failing Tennessee school with a handshake, believes that companies should act as thought partners with the school districts they’re selling to. A discussion of how a company’s product can best fit a school’s needs is, to Ray, more likely to result in a long term partnership than the short and impersonal interaction of seller and buyer. She coaches companies and school districts on how to establish these kinds of relationships. “In

Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Launch National Event that Connects Students with Real-World Stories of Loss, Triumph and Learning at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic

techlearning

The immersive virtual event will also introduce students to the science behind addiction and underscore the impact of the opioid epidemic in communities that have been hardest hit. The Virtual Field Trip will allow viewers to meet two retired professional football players who understand the pressures of playing football through pain and now focus their efforts on discussing alternative pain management options with young athletes. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own virtual and physical events and those of our more than 200 partners. Updates Partner Spotlight Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Submit a Video or Quote Kudos Updates Reinventing the Classroom. I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. One Week Calendar All events are listed in US-Eastern Standard Time.

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Helping Underrepresented Students Score Tomorrow’s Jobs

Edsurge

When it comes to higher ed, it’s increasingly hard on low-income families and students working to make ends meet on their path to a degree. JD Yaske, a board member and programming class instructor at Gameheads, an Oakland-based nonprofit that teaches game design to low-income youth and those of color, said the program doesn’t specifically target any racial or gender demographic, but wants to bring more diversity to major gaming companies. “A Education Technology Events Community

This Neuroscientist Explains Why Today's Kids Have Different Brains

Edsurge

That’s a separate issue from the question of how we structure our education system so we are optimally meeting the kids where they are. The question is how do educators meet them halfway. They need to be meeting kids halfway and on the kids’ terms. Betsy DeVos was recently in the news due to her association with a company called NeuroCore, which analyzes brainwaves and claims to be able to train brains to function better. Education Technology Events Community

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. 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. Events page to keep posted on upcoming events near you. There are also recurring events—such as EdCamp and Maker Faire—that take place year-round across the country.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. Over the last two months we worked with an email list company in an attempt to avoid this duplication, but unfortunately, we were reported as a spammer (ugh!) We''re still working on other solutions, but for the time being you will get more than one copy of our Tuesday newsletter if you''re signed up to receive information about more than one of our events and conferences.

Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition

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The annual tradition dates back to 2012, and features early-stage companies showing off the latest efforts to solve intractable problems across the education landscape. The company offers a suite of administrative software to help daycare providers execute a variety of tasks, from managing government subsidies to financial bookkeeping. But rare is the company that takes care to explain how those technologies actually work in their products.