Yah, It’s Conference Season

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik The conference season is in full swing at the Learning Counsel. And of course, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from Learning Counsel CEO and EduJedi Grand Master LeiLani Cauthen. The post Yah, It’s Conference Season first appeared on EdNews Daily.

3 Takeaways from the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

Education Superhighway

Seven years ago, a wide-scale digital learning conference was unheard of because the majority of school districts across the country weren’t equipped with the infrastructure or technology to implement a robust digital curriculum. Thankfully, over the past several years, federal, state and local leaders have worked to tackle the digital divide, which has results in 98 percent of school districts now meeting minimum connectivity goals.

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning or The 30 Goals Challenge or take a fully accredited online course for graduate credit ( Online Learning Best Practices , Connected Educators or TESOL Methodologies )!

Inspiring Ideas and Resources from the #STEM4INNOVATION Conference

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I attended the incredible STEM 4 Innovation Conference at Texas A&M University. I would definitely recommend this conference to any educator in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. Resources and Ideas from the Conference.

Free Conference! Design and Delivery in a Blended Learning Jungle

The CoolCatTeacher

August 18-20, 2020 -a Free PD Experience for Blended Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter This school year is dependent more than ever upon our ability to blend face to face (hopefully) and online learning. Blended Learning.

Celebrate Digital Learning Day & Get Your School #FutureReady with @All4Ed & @OfficeofEdTech! #DLDay

Kleinspiration

Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success I''m honored to be a part of this year''s annual Digital Learning Day held in Washington D.C. In years past, I''ve followed the event closely from Twitter and through the resources attendees shared out during the conference. Learn more about Future Ready Schools - click here to visit the Office of Educational Technology website for additional resources. What is Digital Learning Day?

Make #ISTE2017 Awesome! Go On An Epic Conference Selfie Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

To celebrate I am sending you on a mission to create memorable conference experiences this year and go on an an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure. Then post these selfies using the conference hashtag and #EdtechMissions. I write about the significance of selfies for today’s digital learners in my upcoming book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom. Conferences are packed with events.

The 2016 Student Technology Conference

The CoolCatTeacher

A conference run by students [Guest Post] From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As a result, the Student Technology Conference was born. Applause from me to the lovely organizers of the 2016 Student Technology Conference. Planning for TEDx reminds me a lot of planning for the Student Technology Conference, just with a more competitive selection process because spots are limited.

Digital Learning in Action: TECH 2018 Showcase

Education Superhighway

If you have any doubts that digital learning is transforming education, look no further than these presentations from students at Illinois’ TECH 2018 event this year: Robots in the Art Room. TECH 20XX, now in its 28th year, is a conference organized by Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) that gives students the opportunity to display their technology-related school projects to elected officials, business leaders, and the general public. Digital Learning

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Recently, I attended the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Portland, Oregon, hosted by NTEN , to catch up on the newest trends in educational technology (edtech) and learn about cutting-edge tools that may be integrated to boost adult learning and workforce development initiatives at Digital Promise. How ideas from the Nonprofit Technology Conference can positively impact adult learning and workforce development initiatives.

Nurturing digital learning at school

FETC Converge

Matthew Joseph , who will be speaking at the upcoming 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference , led the first 1-to-1 device rollout in a public school in Massachusetts more than a decade ago, and also spent 11 years as an elementary school principal. Now director of digital learning and innovation for Milford Public Schools, he is overseeing implementation of the district’s 1-to-1 Chromebook program in grades 3 through 12. Uncategorized 1:1 digital learning FETC

Leading a digital learning transformation

FETC Converge

Superintendent Randy Ziegenfuss, who will present at the 2018 National Future of Education Technology Conference , offers unique insights on how to lead, support, and evaluate an effective digital learning shift in your district. Uncategorized digital learning FETC leadership school administrators training teachers

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

As teachers kick off the back-to-school season, we’d like to hear your thoughts about the role technology plays in your classrooms and how you empower your students to navigate digital learning. To get the conversation started, we asked three former teachers on our team about the benefits and challenges of digital learning, as well as the impact digital literacy can have on today’s students. What does Digital Learning mean to you?

Tenn. district partners with Discovery to transition to digital learning

eSchool News

Tennessee’s Wilson County Schools and Discovery Education announced a new six-year partnership supporting the creation of authentic digital learning environments in classrooms district-wide. In addition, all K-12 classrooms across the district will have access to Discovery Education Streaming Plus, a comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas. Digital Learning and Tools News

Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!

Kleinspiration

Print PDFs, Read Digital Books, and Graph Progress Snap! While many would say that you just can''t replace the feel of a good old fashioned book made of paper, and I still love my books - there is really no denying the fact that digital literacy has become a necessary skill for our young ones going forward. Learning , a recognized publisher of K-8 reading curriculum, which has created a platform in which teachers can expand their classroom library without expanding their classrooms.

Teachers: How Will You Approach Digital Learning This School Year?

Education Superhighway

As teachers kick off the back-to-school season, we’d like to hear your thoughts about the role technology plays in your classrooms and how you empower your students to navigate digital learning. To get the conversation started, we asked three former teachers on our team about the benefits and challenges of digital learning, as well as the impact digital literacy can have on today’s students. What does Digital Learning mean to you?

Strategies to Plan a District Digital Learning Day

techlearning

Recently, Milford and East Bridgewater School Districts collaborated on district-wide digital learning days that provided successful and impactful learning experiences for staff. Often those not in the classroom are quite impressed by the technology and the learning that’s happening. Once these stakeholders invest in active learning, you’ve cleared your first hurdle! Now, it’s on to our next, most important, group of investors in active learning: the educators.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom. Learning has always had a large informal component and now we''re witnessing its fruition in mobile learning, augmented reality, gaming, and other technology-supported learning on the move.

6 Crucial Strategies for a Successful Virtual Summit

EdNews Daily

According to The Virtual Events Report released by Tagoras, about 44 percent of companies have already offered a virtual event in the past, and about 25 percent have virtual events on their agenda within the next year, putting us on the cusp of virtual conferences across industries.

Conference Notes: Mid-Atlantic Conference on #PersonalizedLearning #macpl19 #caolacon19

techieMusings

I am wrapping up my first experience at the Mid-Atlantic Conference on Personalized Learning. There was lots of good learning and conversations! Panel Presentation: How to Design Impactful Digital Learning Experiences for Students. Session Summary: Students learn through experiences. Check out my video, which highlights many of the same themes I talked on during the panel — Empathy in EdTech: How We Are Transforming Learning at Bullis.

T21C Conference – Getting started with online collaborative learning

Learning Confluence

A small local conference at Hillcrest Christian College on the Gold Coast. We were in purpose built classrooms with a socratic approach to learning and furniture arrangement. It was good to catch up with friends (and former students of mine in the MEd Knowledge Networking and Digital Innovation degree at CSU) Jacques du Toit , and Yvonne Barrett. Conferences Digital Learning Global Collaboration

Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. These slides accompanied my presentation during the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition held at London's Olympia on 25-26 January. Here's to all the possible futures of learning! Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Googling "How to be a Director of Digital Learning Initiatives"

Leadership Lounge

Googling "how to be a director of digital learning initiatives". When I first got my current gig a couple of years ago, I may not literally have Googled , “ How to be a director of digital learning initiatives? Event showcases how digital technologies help illuminate the humanities. ” But that description of how prepared I was for the job, and how I tried to figure out how to do the work, would not be far off.

IUT Conference 2018 – Holistic approaches to online collaborative learning design

Learning Confluence

Last week I attended the 43rd Improving University Teaching Conference held on the Charles Sturt University Port Macquarie campus. As an international conference it attracted representatives from Australia, Scotland, China, South Africa, USA, Canada, Fiji and more… This was a small and very friendly event and over the three main days I did three presentations – each one with a slightly different format. Here are some essential artefacts to learn from in the meantime.

Education On Air: Google hosts free online conference

eSchool News

Google conference sessions will focus on leadership, preparing students for the future, and digital empowerment. Google for Education will host a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping the modern classroom. Next page: An outline of conference sessions and focus areas. Digital Learning and Tools Events IT Management IT Newsletter News Professional Development (PD) School Administration Top News

Introducing EdSurge's Digital Learning Network for Higher Ed

Edsurge

Open, personalized and adaptive—the latest trends in digital learning promise to help more students get to and through college. At EdSurge we’ve heard inspiring stories of faculty developing digital learning environments that take students to virtual medical labs and outer space and into the inner workings of cells. The Digital Learning Network is a hub for stories, resources and community exploring the future of digital learning.

STRATEGIES TO PLAN A DISTRICT DIGITAL LEARNING DAY

techlearning

Recently, Milford and East Bridgewater School Districts collaborated on district-wide digital learning days that provided successful and impactful learning experiences for staff. Often those not in the classroom are quite impressed by the technology and the learning that’s happening. Once these stakeholders invest in active learning, you’ve cleared your first hurdle! Now, it’s on to our next, most important, group of investors in active learning: the educators.

Why Being in the (Online) Room Isn’t Enough: Fostering Difficult Dialogues in Digital Learning

Edsurge

At the Online Learning Consortium’s Innovate conference this week, a panel of digital learning specialists shared how they are working to address some of these challenges at their own institutions and beyond. Digital learning advocates have long hoped that online education could provide students of different and often underrepresented backgrounds new opportunities and access points to higher education.

Students hosted a tech PD conference at their school — and Google followed suit

eSchool News

The tweens took up the challenge, organizing the Tech Boost Conference and providing all the breakout sessions on topics that interested them — coding, making video games, writing music, using digital arts and a host of other cool tools now literally at their fingertips. To move education forward takes using technology to engage kids and spark a passion for learning, she said – tech for transformation. My week kicked off with inspiration.

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. Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The conversations in these presentations centered on impactful instruction and the magnitude of digital options. The Expo Hall showcased even more edtech tools that are changing and enhancing today’s learning. Hack Learning offers more than just books for teachers and leaders.

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

Edsurge

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Improving teaching and learning practices with technology is not about replacing traditional teaching. As mentioned in this previous EdSurge piece , lectures that are dynamic, evoke emotion, and engage the audience are worthwhile learning experiences.

Presenting on next generation digital learning environments

Mark Smithers

In October I will be giving a short presentation on the work we’ve been doing on next generation digital learning environments at the RMIT University Learning and Teaching Conference. As part of the conference preparation we were asked to put together a short video introduction that gives people an idea of what will be covered. next generation learning environments communities of practice digital habitats

Designing a next generation digital learning environment

Mark Smithers

This presentation was given at the RMIT University Learning and Teaching Conference 2016 held on the 24th and 25th of October in Melbourne. The presentation describes some of the key concepts involved in designing and creating a next generation digital learning environment. This video was first posted on the DLDSC blog [link]. Once you start the video you can navigate the interactive transcript below to skip to the parts that you think might be vaguely interesting.

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A Conference Not to Be Missed

A Principal's Reflections

The annual Edscape Conference will once again be held at New Milford High School in New Milford, NJ on Saturday October 13, 2012. Hundreds of educators from over seven different states and Canada will once again descend upon my school to learn together and network in an effort to move their respective school cultures down an innovative path. The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovation Now”.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

We’re about a third of the way into the school year and we know what that means: The dread of parent teacher conferences! But conferences would not make it on my Top Ten Reasons I Like to Teach list. the traditional parent teacher conference as it once was is both redundant and outdated. And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. Conferences are not for reporting test scores.