Free Webinar: 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers), Monica Burns (Class Tech Tips), and I will be hosting a free webinar with Kids Discover Online on October 3 from 4:30-5:30 pm Eastern Time. In this webinar, we’ll cover: What is inquiry-based learning? 10+ practical examples.

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A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him


He had learned some coding and development on his own through , and he had polished some of those skills doing work for a small WordPress related company. Because of privacy laws, the company can’t directly contact its biggest segment of end users. “It’s

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Boxlight Launches Fall 2018 Webinar Series for Administrators and Teachers


11, 2018 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) today announced the schedule for its fall webinar series titled “Transforming Learning in the Classroom.” They will also share the process of acquiring technology and give examples of engaging students with the right edtech tools.


Our 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Companies Selling to Schools


They are essential to the survival of companies, and they are neither glamorous nor easy to execute. Company reps think they are providing a useful onramp. As a quick sidenote, and in our opinion, it’s okay for companies to sell goods and services to schools.

How To Make PowerPoint More Engaging with Games

The Game Agency

We’ll showcase practical examples of how companies have used games to create more engaging PowerPoint presentations. See examples from both instructor-led training (ILT) and online learning. Webinar

How To Use Optin Forms and Landing Pages To Grow Your Email List


In this recent TeacherCast Webinar hosted by Jeff Bradbury, we take look at several examples of how Landing Pages and Website Opt-in forms can be used to help create a segmented email list for your blog, podcast, or website.

U.S. Companies Need Connections, Clear-Eyed Vision in Global Market

Marketplace K-12

Those were some of the takeaways put forward by a panel of company officials and business representatives at the Association of American Publishers PreK-12 Learning Group’s Content in Context conference , being held here this week. In some of those countries, there are restrictions on the government doing business with a foreign company. She said arranging translation of curriculum can represent “the last big obstacle” for an education company working abroad. Philadelphia.

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


To facilitate this, we’ve landed on a new format for synchronous online learning that’s a mashup of a webinar and crowdfunding platform. Like a webinar, we invite participants to log into a platform at the same time. For example: We worked with Siembra Viva , a social enterprise in Colombia to help them figure how to incentivize smallholder farmers to give them data about their crop inventory so that they can improve agricultural practices across the country.


Wakelet: Way to do a conference! (and a heck of a lot more)


Like many of my educator colleagues, I’ll confess to having been a webinar junkie under quarantine. You may want to get started with the clearly illustrated Educator’s Guide , complete with inspiring examples. technology collaboration conferences curation Wakelet webinars

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" with Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This presentation highlights specific eBook tools, presents tactics to ensure educators are meeting CCSS and state standards, and presents examples of best practices in enhancing the reading experience for all readers, but specifically kids who struggle. Library 2.0

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3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

He shares his workflow, how his students sculpt in VR before printing, example projects, and how he manages supply costs. Register for the free AR Webinar. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Come to this webinar to learn various tips and tricks to using Google Presentation and Google Drawing.

State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

Contracts with publishing companies ensure equal availability and pricing for Idaho’s large population of rural schools. edWeb Blog district leadership research-based webinar SETDA state leadership

Week of January 3, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). The Webinar shall cover: What is Six Sigma?,

How distance learning fosters global collaboration


As schools began to shut their doors around the globe due to COVID-19, teachers in countries that had already moved to systems of remote learning began to share examples online of what worked and what didn’t so that newcomers could benefit from their experiences.

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) Free Digital Citizenship Webinar Recording] 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

We have webinars, and we have one-one-one. What’s really exciting is we’re doing webinars about twice a month. People outside of this cohort are joining the webinars. People outside of this cohort are joining the webinars.

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Recently, I hosted a webinar (embedded above) with some Augmented Reality Teaching enthusiasts who had a lot to say about AR, how to teach with it, and where they think it’s going in the future.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


For example, if schools want teachers to manage their time better, they should try to reduce the admin work before creating online courses on time management. Plus, it’s easy to create multimedia presentations that teachers will actually enjoy or make use of webinars and videos.

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Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Distance learning is a crazy time for many, but we can celebrate the way various companies are offering very cool and engaging tools, resources, and activities for free. Live webinars with ideas on how to engage students and parents.

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Building Anti-Surveillance Ed-Tech

Hack Education

These are the slides and transcript from my conversation this morning with Paul Prinsloo — a webinar sponsored by Contact North. Here are some examples: ed-tech that tracks our students' every move.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. Join me, Richard Byrne and Monica Burns next Tuesday, October 3 for a special webinar on 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Aaron Marvel @AaronMarvelEDU , and this is an example of an awesome meeting.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

If you want a longer teacher PD session, Luis recorded a Metaverse PD Webinar 2 weeks ago. For example, I start with a simple, one-day, “make something fun” experience in Metaverse. With this in mind, I want my students to be familiar with terminology, and here are some examples.

Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

For example, YouTube, social media, news websites, even self-help videos/blogs which are present in every possible genre. Multi-user video conferencing /Live classroom sessions and webinars. Seminars held online, are called webinars.

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Teletherapy has been powering virtual special education for years

The Hechinger Report

Over the last decade, the company has facilitated more than 2.5 When it’s time for a student’s session with a speech-language pathologist or occupational therapist, for example, they sit in front of a computer to communicate with the provider virtually.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are many benefits of such online boards, for example: Post class discussions may continue on these boards facilitating interaction and in-depth conversations online. It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning.

Happy Connected Educator Month


Once recent example includes a conversation I had with my friend, Michelle. Two days later, we all joined each other''s company in a Google Hangout to continue the conversation. Josh is a great example of how Twitter can connect you with great teachers across the country.

Ensuring Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19

Kitaboo on EdTech

As state-imposed lockdowns continue to hamper business activities, companies are finding out ways to mold themselves in this ‘new normal’ situation. It is worth noting that many universities and companies had online platforms in place, but they were not utilized much.

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5 Ideas to Include Every Child in your Classroom: Inclusion Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters ”. I’ll give you a concrete example. A child with dyslexia, for example, I’m going to go to the speech and language pathologist for ideas to increase phonemic awareness.

Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age

EdNews Daily

When it comes to literacy, for example, Maryanne Wolfe, in a recent article in The Guardian , explained that “skim reading” is replacing deep, analytical, reflective reading. I have presented webinars over the last year on Nepris on brain development and student study habits.

How Voice-Enabled Technology is Changing the Contours of Higher Education


Marissa's passion for education came early in her career when she was producing "edutainment" CD-ROM products for The Learning Company. Higher education institutions, edtechs and learning companies are using Alexa to enhance experiences for students.

Realizing Success in the Adult Basic Education Market

Digital Promise

Based on my experience, companies who have research that validates, or at least indicates, the efficacy of their products gain wider acceptance. While gold-standard randomized control trials are expensive, companies can conduct other forms of valid research at a reasonable cost. How does a company raise awareness and sell into a bifurcated market?

How China’s Schools Are Getting Through COVID-19


In a webinar recently hosted by EdSurge , with support from school networking platform ClassIn, Chinese school leaders shared their insights and lessons learned. Teachers worked in teams to open an online learning platform in about a week, Lennons said, during the EdSurge webinar.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of NetRef’s internet management and monitoring solution. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.