5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

For many, it means attending conferences like ISTE and NEA to learn how the heck to integrate technology into their lesson plans. If you aren’t a veteran conference attendee, you may wonder what you should bring. Conference App. Most educational conferences have one.

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. Google Draw (free).

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Google Launches Education Conference on Hangouts

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Google is launching an online education conference in May that's focused on innovating with the company's tools in classrooms. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Platform as a Service Software as a Service

7 Highlights from Google’s First Online Education Conference

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Those who missed Google Education on Air when it was streaming last week can still catch all of the sessions. Classroom Cloud Curriculum Internet Leadership Management Online Learning Online Video Software as a Service

Software that Supports Multilingual Dialogue


I could go on forever about this, but this post is actually about software that supports multilingual dialogue if it is something you are interested in trying for professional development or teaching/learning. Google translate (also available as app).

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software Online forms might not be the first thing that comes to mind as a helpful classroom tool. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

Using device-agnostic software called Neverware, districts are breathing new life into old laptops. Neverware, a New York-based startup, makes software that lets older computers run newer operating systems without compromising speed.

Going to a Tech Conference? Make Sure to Focus on What Matters.


Educators often go to professional development events, including technology conferences for a variety of reasons. Take the perennially-popular “50 Best Apps” or “How to Make a Google Form” sessions that crop up every year.

Dell debuts new collaborative software for Chromebooks

eSchool News

Dell Classroom, a new software solution available for Dell Chromebooks, helping foster student and teacher engagement. Dell announced the debut of three new, interactive display products, purpose-built for active learning, classrooms and conference rooms at ISTE 2016.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually thanks to #PasstheScopeEDU and the #NOTatISTE19 team! The ISTE Conference is famous for featuring so many incredible education technology tools, devices, apps and startups.

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Leave voice comments in Google Docs with Kaizena – From Jennifer Carey


I recently returned from the 2015 annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. Kaizena has recently introduced their “Kaizena Mini” add-on that will allow you to leave voice comments and written notes on students’ documents within Google Docs itself.

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2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, November 20th, is day four of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page.

Five #GR8Finds #This Week 3.13.15 -- #Googleonthebrain: Calendar, CFO Resignation, Search Ranking, Red Alert, and a Conference

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

March 13, 2015 I did not intentionally aim for this list to be exclusively Google. ? The first three presented themselves, #4 was in today''s Maui News, and yes, I am so looking forward to the +EdTechTeam Google For Education Hawaii Summit next week!

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge


Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. along with a handful of nonprofit organizations building education software for teachers, students and parents.

The Student Technology Conference - Saturday Schedule and Welcome!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, the inaugural "Student Technology Conference" takes place, kicking off at 9:00am US-Eastern Daylight Time. Please do help us promote the conference as widely as possible. The hastag for the conference is #stutech2015.

All the Upgrades and Updates From Apple, Google and More at ISTE 2018


Earlier this week more than 18,000 attendees from 87 countries gathered in Chicago for ISTE, one of the largest K-12 education technology conferences and trade shows in the world. Software Updates Google is reorganizing its Classroom platform to make it easier to sort materials by topic. McGraw-Hill introduces a new English language arts software for grades 2-7 called Redbird Language Arts & Writing. Look what the wind blew into the Windy City.

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Google’s 12 Education Updates Include Classwork and a (Slight) Classroom Makeover


When Google’s education users return to schools this fall, their classrooms may look different in more ways than one. Google Classroom , the company’s online tool that lets teachers, students and parents manage assignments and discussions, will be getting a small facelift as part of 12 updates that Google is announcing at this week’s ISTE conference, an annual K-12 educational technology expo.

2009 MACUL Conference

The Electric Educator

Today and tomorrow I will be at the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning ( MACUL ) conference at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. Conference attendance is expected to top 4,000 this year. The annual MACUL conference is an awesome opportunity to hear how other educators are using technology in the classroom and to browse the latest in ed. hardware and software. Numerous breakout sessions, workshops and keynotes will be given during the two day conference.

17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom


Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback , which plays back the revision history of any Google doc you can edit—down to the keystroke. That was just one of the many extensions, add-ons and hacks for the Google ecosystem shared at a pair of sessions packed to the rafters at the Spring CUE 2018 conference in Palm Springs, Calif.

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Sown to Grow: Nurturing a Growth Mindset Through Reflection

The CoolCatTeacher

As students reflect and track their own progress, they also receive feedback from teachers and insights from the software. How Do Teachers Use the Software? Integrates with Google Classroom. A fantastic tool to help with student-led parent-teacher conferences.

Create a Yearbook Using G Suite by @Jentechnology

Teacher Tech

Expensive software and conferences make the cost prohibitive […]. Google Slides google slidesCreate a Yearbook Using G Suite Guest Blog Post by Jennifer Scott Yearbooks are more than memories. They remind us of our youth, supportive friends, and caring teachers. These memory books are shared with our families and saved for generations. Sadly, not all students can afford yearbooks.

From EdCamps to Google, 11 Professional Development Offerings for Teachers This Summer


A Big Tech Summer Whether you are Google “certified” or Apple “distinguished” there is always more to learn about those endless software updates from the tech giants. Meanwhile, the folks over at Google are honing in on Arizona. A Free Edtech Conference “Is this a church service or an edtech conference?” This summer, in New York City, Emdin joins a for-teachers-by-teachers conference called EDxEDNYC to deliver another of his signature keynote addresses.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" As we''re arranging for keynotes for upcoming conferences, we''re getting lots of great confirmations. The Future of Museums Conference will feature Elizabeth Merritt and Alex Freeman.

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We want YOU to present at the Reinventing the Classroom conference on May 1st - all about the impact of ed tech on the classroom experience. If you''re going to ISTE or live in Atlanta, don''t miss ISTE Unplugged , our set of fun activities around the annual ISTE conference.

The 2016 Student Technology Conference Is Tomorrow! Keynotes and Speaker List Inside.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second annual Student Technology Conference, a free one-day online event bringing together students, educators and innovators from around the world, is tomorrow, Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm US-EST.

District Tech Chief Weighs Options in Choosing Among K-12 Tech Titans

Marketplace K-12

A district technology leader attending the FETC conference this week explains how he chooses among Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon products. Marketplace K-12 Learning Management / Student Information Systems Software / Hardware Tech TitansThe post District Tech Chief Weighs Options in Choosing Among K-12 Tech Titans appeared first on Market Brief.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. Google sent me one of these to demo during one of my ISTE presentations, but I had to return it to Google (sad face). Update your Chromebook software.

Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft


Google in June announced an. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services both offer education programs, and now Google Cloud wants a part in shaping future computer scientists — and probably whatever they come up with using the tool. “We We want computer science students and faculty to experience Google Cloud Platform and learn what’s possible when you apply cloud computing to tough problems, just like we do at Google,” says Bram Bout, director of Google for Education.

Interactive Fiction and Twine at Computers & Writing


Last week I attended the Computers & Writing conference in Fairfax, VA at George Mason University, a campus that looms large both in the history of the digital humanities and in my own introduction to digital humanities discourse at THATCamps past.

In the marketplace: Google’s G Suite for Education, coding, grants, and more

eSchool News

Google Apps for Education arrived on the scene 10 years ago with a vision to help teachers and students share and learn together in innovative ways. Winners will be announced in December, 2016, and prizes will be awarded at the 2017 CSTA Annual Conference.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The fifth annual Global Education Conference is just a few weeks away, and we want to be sure that you have an opportunity to contribute to this year''s conference as a presenter. All submissions must relate directly to the Global Education Conference mission of increasing opportunities for collaboration, developing active global citizens, and ensuring educational opportunities for all. Global Education Conference Keynotes.

Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom


Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom. Through tools like Google Drive , Google Hangouts , Google Earth and Blogger , we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by promoting collaboration and helping them access their work anywhere and anytime. Curious to learn more about how to better use Google in your classroom?

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - OZeLive Conference Starts - Michael Stephens, Pam Moran, and Ira Socol Highlighted Videos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Reminder that this weekend is the inaugural OZeLive -- an Australia / New Zealand timezone friendly Ed Tech conference. Learning Revolution Conferences. Next week we''ll be announcing twin Learning Revolution conferences -- one online, and one in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Other new conference dates to add to your calendar. Join us virtually as well for a one-day worldwide conference on Reinventing the Classroom on May 1st.


3 Ways YOU Can Get Involved with #SXSWEdu

Shake Up Learning

For those not familiar, the event is actually a series of conferences and festivals that encompass music, film and emerging technologies. While SXSW includes a number of events, the SXSWedu Conference and Festival looks specifically at learning and innovation in education.