Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

NTC is a multi-day conference jam-packed with interactive workshops, engaging speakers, relevant vendors, ignite sessions (thought-provoking presentations only five minutes long), and opportunities to connect with other mission-driven techies from across the country.

Top EdTech Conferences for 2018

Where Learning Clicks

In the past few decades, technology has become an increasingly large part of classrooms all over the country. Some are surely questioning the value of bringing technology and blended learning into the school system, but there are many reasons to do so!

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms. Is there a misunderstanding of the purpose of the technology?

How to waste your time at an edtech conference in 7 easy steps

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog conferences edtech edtech conferences educational technology getting the most out of conferencesLast month I attended the TCEA Expo and Convention in San Antonio, Texas as a presenter and a super volunteer. I even had the pleasure of presenting in the room next door to Matt Miller! Being a presenter and volunteer, allowed me the opportunity to observe some key behaviors that lead to a wasted experience […].

10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016

Where Learning Clicks

This year promises to be an exciting one, with some of our favorite annual edtech conferences and summits coming back bigger and better than ever. The post 10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015

Where Learning Clicks

Attending a conference is a great way to network and learn about what’s going on in the education industry, especially when it comes to edtech. Conferences give educators the opportunity to speak […].

4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

The infusion of technology into our culture is the greatest change that our educational system has ever experienced. Not long ago, many schools required teachers to include the use of technology in their daily lesson plans. Tips for discovering the best edtech tools for your classroom.

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EdTech Expo 16 - free educational technology conference - 2-12-16 Westchester NY

Educational Technology Guy

Ed Tech Expo 16 is a free educational technology conference being held on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Westchester Marriot in Westchester, NY. There will be some great sessions around edtech, along with vendors with demos and products. 2016 looks to be a milestone year in educational technology. Every aspect of a school's framework for technology will need to be evaluated and strengthened. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

It’s Time Edtech Conferences Stopped Ignoring Equity and Race

Edsurge

The typical edtech conference buzzes with gadgetry, infrastructure and new ways to engage students. When racism, voice and privilege are not addressed in a deliberate way, all of us suffer Most tech conference attendees don’t stop to consider the institutions, such as racism and complicity that create the inequities their students deal with. We are both tech-centric educators who attend many conferences each year. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Events

Why You Should Care About Stupid Edtech Ideas! #ISTE19 Panel Reflection

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year I am attending the amazing ISTE conference virtually thanks to #PasstheScopeEDU and the #NOTatISTE19 team! The audience left with great technology integration ideas, tools, and laughs.

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5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. Technology Training and Certification for Teachers: A look into Different Professional Development Programs for Teachers. Tech for Kids: Blending Pedagogy and Technology.

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15 building blocks to a meaningful #ISTE17 (or any conference)

Ditch That Textbook

When you go to a conference — even for a single day — you’re investing hours of your life into the experience. The ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference (iste.org/conference) takes place every summer.

Building Your Tech Coach Brand Part 2: EdTech Certifications, Conference Presentations, and Resumes

TeacherCast

In this episode, we take a look at three ways that a Tech Coach can build their brand through Certifications, Conference Presentations, and Resumes. Ask the Tech Coach Branding Building Your EDU Brand Marketing Tech Coach Technology Coaching

Highlights from the ISTE 2018 Conference!

Where Learning Clicks

As one of the top edtech conferences, the ISTE 2018 Conference has something for everyone! Read on for highlights from this year's conference. The post Highlights from the ISTE 2018 Conference!

Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27. I’ll be speaking along with Jay McTighe, Dr. Janet Zanida, Suzie Boss and more at this affordable conference ($295 including meals and conference attendance.).

TechForum Edtech Conferences coming up soon!

Educational Technology Guy

Tech Forum brings together some of the brightest minds and forward-thinking leaders involved in education technology. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. conference edtech educational techforum

6 Cutting Edge EdTech Companies to Keep An Eye Out For This Year at the ISTE Conference!

TeacherCast

Check out these great Educational Technology Companies at the ISTE 2019 Conference in Philadelphia PA! The post 6 Cutting Edge EdTech Companies to Keep An Eye Out For This Year at the ISTE Conference! Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network.

Virginia District Gives Its Teachers Their Own Ed Tech Conference

EdTech Magazine

Virginia District Gives Its Teachers Their Own Ed Tech Conference. Professional development is key to helping teachers succeed, particularly when it comes to providing support to help them effectively integrate new classroom technologies. Conference.

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. What sets them apart from purely teacher-focused conferences is that industry players aren’t viewed mainly as vendors who pony up for a sponsorship or exhibit booth. Instead, in nearly every case, they’re primary conference attendees. The last time I took a detailed look at the industry conference landscape for EdSurge was in 2014. Or of edtech success. ASU GSV. SXSW EDU.

Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, we’ll discuss special needs edtech with Jennifer Cronk and: Why speech recognition empowers students. A full edtech treasure chest for special needs students.

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Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Education technology must enhance learning. Today’s guest, Bethany Petty gives us pointers and shares a common pitfall of those implementing new technology in the classroom. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Vicki: Using technology to enhance learning.

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3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

Written with my friend Shaelynn Farnsworth we break down the simple things any learner can do to make the most of their conference experience. Still, others connect with educators not able to attend (#NotAtISTE) or where you can find resources after the conference.

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology. Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. He is nearing the end of his fourth school year and has been an “iGuide” technology trainer for his building for the past two years.

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Education Startups Can Get a Boost on the Fringes of Big Conferences

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

While a startup can't compete with the showy conference displays created by large education companies, there's value to be had through a smaller presence too. The post Education Startups Can Get a Boost on the Fringes of Big Conferences appeared first on Market Brief.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology. Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. SEL Observation #2: Using Cross-Age Mentoring with Technology. Even technology – computers in the classroom – can.

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Higher-Ed Edtech Conferences You Need to Know for 2017

Edsurge

Just in time for you to plan your 2017 professional travels, we’ve updated our picks of notable edtech & innovation conferences for higher-ed educators, administrators and companies. Our free conference map includes dates, locations, brief descriptions of why and for whom each conference might be valuable as well as clickable names that link to each conference website. Of course, anyone can attend any conference.

10 innovative Google lessons from the EduOnAir Conference

Ditch That Textbook

Technology isn’t the genius in education, but it can be the catalyst for amazing things. It was a given that the Education on Air Conference, put on by Google for Education, would produce a long list of great ideas and tools that can be leveraged for impressive learning experiences.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. Parents couldn’t really look at it unless they were in the library for parent-teacher conferences or whatever.

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Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019

Edsurge

But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of events with educators and edtech entrepreneurs sharing the latest trends and ideas around the future of learning. We’ve rounded up some of the most widely-attended edtech conferences in the U.S., And we’re making a new, separate international calendar for K-12 and higher-ed technology events.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Five Ideas for Technology Stations.

Upgrade your conference

eSchool News

I felt like I’d just unpacked my suitcase from ISTE 2018 when Edsurge came out with 60+ K-12 Education Technology Events in 2018-2019. Take advantage of the national/state chief technology officer (CTO) sessions at all the major conferences.

The 3 things edtech can’t do illustrate why teachers matter now more than ever

The Christensen Institute

We’re swimming in a world of technologies that have huge implications for the future of schooling. To illustrate this point, consider these three things educational technology can’t do. Technology can’t … provide higher-order feedback. Technology can’t … get to know a student.

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The Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference #reinvent14

The Web20Classroom

The new Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference aims to discover and share the most innovative, long-lasting and creative projects and share in a global conversation about what is right with education, world-wide. Taking place on Thursday May 1, 2014, educators will gather online to share in several strands : Teaching With Technology Student Devices Online Learning Subject Specific Edtech Creative Edtech Web 2.0 reinvent14 Reinventing The Classroom Conference

Key takeaways from ISTE 19

Ditch That Textbook

The ISTE Conference is the biggest annual educational technology conference in the United States. Ed Tech #iste19 edtech edtech conferences ISTE ConferenceAnd it is BIG. It’s like a small city of educators that congregate together in a convention center. It feels like a reunion of my entire Twitter feed. An event like this means different things to different people … Some people […].