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

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He had learned some coding and development on his own through freeCodeCamp.org , 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

MeTEOR Webinar Alert: Classroom Design for Barrier-Free Collaboration

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WHAT: HIGH IMPACT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT™ Webinar – Classroom Design for Barrier-Free Collaboration WHEN: Thursday, Nov. Typically desks are found in rows with minimal opportunities to enhance learning that research shows optimizes cognitive growth and meets the needs of all students.

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

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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. 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.

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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.

Company and District Partnership: The Secret Sauce to a Successful Edtech Implementation

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Districts should seek out edtech companies that provide partnership-focused support which is oriented toward long-term success from day one – not just when you buy a whole-district contract. So how do districts find technology companies that are most likely to help them succeed?

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

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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. You can register for an informational webinar on Tuesday, October 23 , 2018 at 11 AM PT, here.

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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Jenks Public Schools level the playing field with a 1:1 program

eSchool News

In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from Paul Goodenough of Jenks School District. Paul will tell more about the district and about how Google’s education technology helps them to meet their goals and create a successful 1:1 program. a cloud-based ERP company.

This Weeks Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , 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] ). Webinars are great. However, boring lectures kill webinars.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

Discovery Education

Meet the past winners: 2016 – Maanasa Mendu. View archived virtual field trips from innovative companies, locations, and thinkers from across the world! February 11th is National Inventors Day!

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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 LearnCentral.org , 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.

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Coaching schools to best meet the needs of all students is Sherry’s passion. She has published numerous professional learning activity guides and facilitated webinar series focused on leadership and effective instructional practices. Sherry St.

Week of March 28, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , 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] ). Join this webinar to participate in this discussion.

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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 LearnCentral.org , 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?,

Week of November 15, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , 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 protection from side - effects will be the webinar’s conclusion.

Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

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This brings the company’s total funding to date to $4.73 The company focuses on serving three audiences: adult and online learners, first-year students and those seeking career development. The pair meet through video, phone or in person. “A

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. How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”.

5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ll also be hosting a free webinar where I give you a behind-the-scenes look at how I set up my Learning Management System on November 30 at 4:30 EST. Register here. Join the Blended Learning Webinar.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources

Edsurge

In addition, partner with the education technology provider in developing a plan that will meet your district’s curriculum and strategic goals. As a district, understand what your success criteria is before engaging with edtech companies. Choose a company whose experience meets your needs The edtech market is complex, which can make potential choices seem overwhelming. This may take the form of eLearning, webinars or onsite support.

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5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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What To Do When Students Come to You Unprepared and Other Reflections

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more or join the webinar “ Trim 3 (or more) hours off your workweek now ” to see if this club is right for you. Now I have students who can meet that, but you just realize that those students are not any better or worse. Certainly you do, to help kids meet those standards.

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.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Free Webinar! What standards are you meeting using drones in your classroom?” What standards are you meeting using drones in your classroom? The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

Nureva

We led discussions with administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ Workspace.

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Top 10 Informz Blog Posts from 2017

The Principal of Change

The products you choose should help build brand awareness, be memorable, and create a specific ethos that prospects and customers associate with your company. Targeted Revenue Source: Lapsed Member Recruiting [Webinar Recording]. Email of the Month: Meet Minneapolis.

Powerful Leadership, Vision, and Problem Solving for Districts

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: So… that’s a lot of meetings to have! How do you make time for meetings with these groups?

Vernier releases free back-to-school resources

eSchool News

Professional learning and support tools include in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more. Webinars: These personalized, customized webinars provide an effective way for educators and their science departments to learn more about using Vernier technology.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

It was critical that school districts “get a handle on” digital tools and subscriptions in an attempt to streamline and create efficiencies in their districts that can lead to measurable improvements and learning outcomes while balancing student privacy and meeting annual budget.

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3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

Nureva

We led discussions with educational administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ software. This was the first time that either of us had been in a business meeting. In the summer of 2017, we became interns at Nureva.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Also, learn about other projects throughout the year and how teachers design these projects to meet standards. On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters. ” Jake Cotton, a superintendent from Virginia, will be sharing.

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters ” about preparing students for success and measuring what matters. We start with a “Meet and Greet” where they actually get to know each other and know who’s at the convention, the various people.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

This includes videos, free live online training, customized webinars, and onsite workshops. They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. . Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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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.

6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

It works really good for reminding parents about meetings that we have. 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.

Resource Review: Mentoring Minds

Ask a Tech Teacher

Mentoring Minds is an education publishing company and resource site created by former teachers. This includes onsite training as well as webinars.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. Webinar: Accelerating Literacy with Precision Differentiation. “Stay out of jail!”

An Update on What You Need to Know about ESSA

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Steve Rowley, CEO of Acumen Partners, with Michael Campbell, Vice President of Acumen Partners, presented the latest updates on ESSA in the webinar, “ Making Sense of ESSA: What You Need to Know ,” co-hosted by edWeb.net and MCH Strategic Data. WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING.

Why Our Obsession With Edtech and Workforce Prep Concerns Parents and Public Educators

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An upcoming webinar titled “The Future of Work and What It Means For K-12 Schools” has Carolyn Leith concerned about career-readiness. In the session, Leith called out influencers such as Tom Vander Ark , a former education director with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and one of the webinar’s presenters, saying he’s “now planning out” what her “sixth grader might be doing in the future for work.”

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Gaggle adds Google and Microsoft trainings for PD

eSchool News

Schools or districts using Google Apps for Education or Office 365 can receive onsite or webinar training to meet their specific needs. Two Gaggle trainers, Amber Aplington-Johnson and Tracy Duncan, are a vital part the company’s increased professional development and training options.