Simple Guidelines for Speaking at Conferences


While I’m sure everyone who reads this can think of some presenters they admire (hi, Bethany ), it’s probably also easy to conjure up images of suboptimal lectures or conference presentations one’s seen over the years.

How to Boost Family Involvement through Parent-Teacher Conferences


Before you know it, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner. It’s easy to let the conference season catch us by surprise, but did you know that parent-teacher conferences are one of the best ways to boost parent engagement? Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences.

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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.

Conference Hunting Season


You should follow these 5 guidelines when it comes to hunting for learning at these educational events

Five Critical Guidelines for Data Privacy Across School Districts

Discussing CoSN’s Five Critical Guidelines for Ensuring Data Privacy in Your Use of Technology, the speakers told attendees that when it comes to data privacy, the word “done” isn’t in their vocabulary. Five Critical Guidelines .

Whether synchronous online course activities meet accessibility guidelines may depend on how you use them.

IT Bill

Our campus recently adopted a policy that essentially requires all online instruction meet accessibility guidelines. Also by dialing in for the web-conference rather than using the browser or app, students can avoid exceeding their data cap when they are not connected via WiFi.

4 Reasons to Attend the Ohio Educational Technology Conference 2014: Check Out the Keynote Lineup!

The 21st Century Principal

There are plenty of opportunities to learn more about ed tech at this year''s Ohio Educational Technology Conference beginning this Monday January 27. Here''s the Keynote Speaker lineup for this year''s conference. Alan November, Founder of November Learning, Inc Leadership: Managing the Transition Listen as he outlines essential skills for leadership and offer both practical guidelines and creative solutions for building accountability into the planning and implementation process.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16.

2016 Global Education Conference - 53 Live Sessions on Tuesday, Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 15th, is day three of the seventh annual Global Education Conference. IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link]. It's a ton of fun, you'll be doing some good, and you'll have the undying gratitude of the conference organizers!

The Zen of Coloring

The Daring Librarian

I know that when I'm in a group setting without technology, say a staff-meeting, a conference, or a lecture, I find myself doodling and making line drawings. Guidelines NOT Rules Ok, sorta like rules. There's a NEW! feature in our Library Media Center Makerspace area! It's Coloring!

Student Learners become Leaders of Learning – a LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Follow-up


Note- Katherine Goyette was one of the finalists of the LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Program at this year’s CUE 2016 National Conference. The LeRoy Finkel Fellowship, managed by CUE is a now a featured portion of the National Conference.

Making international academic spaces international


So, for example, announcements at European conferences of international speakers more often than not means those from the US (not even Canada, sometimes). When organising accommodation conference special rates, include safe low cost accommodation options.

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.

New Guidance on Conducting Research Unveiled for Ed-Tech Companies

Marketplace K-12

A set of 16 guidelines describes how companies should conduct and report ed-tech research to meet ESSA requirements and educators' expectations. Marketplace K-12 Academic Research Conferences Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Market Research Product ResearchThe post New Guidance on Conducting Research Unveiled for Ed-Tech Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

Math Problems that Unlock Student Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

Using Comics to Teach Chemistry (and more!)

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today. Preece shows us how to do this.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE


Edtech conferences are a great opportunity for everyone activating in the education sector to connect and network with fellow like-minded people and take the pulse of the industry. Follow our guidelines to make the most of your ISTE experience!

#ASCD12-A Presentation On Creating Social Media Policies For Schools And Districts

The Web20Classroom

Earlier today I had the honor and pleasure of presenting at the Annual Conference for ASCD. It felt like more of a homecoming as the conference this year was in Philadelphia, a city I have been to several times over the past 2 years for conferences and meetings.

Life-Long Kindergarten: Reviving play in the classroom and beyond


An unusual and noteworthy stance that he went on to motivate at various edtech conferences, as well as in an accessible TED Talk. Dr Mitchell Resnick, MIT professor of learning research, heads up the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten research group.

Where We Belong

The Jose Vilson

When I first attended the annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, it took place in Salt Lake City, Utah. I had already been the first current classroom teacher to be a featured speaker at any number of prestigious conferences and universities.

Up to 3.6 million students should be labeled gifted, but aren’t

The Hechinger Report

Nothing has actually changed,” GER2I director Marcia Gentry said to a room of educators at the conference. Some bright students who don’t get extra resources do fine on their own but lose the opportunity to, say, take college math in high school, experts at the conference said.

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9 Keys For Successfully Using Facebook to Connect Educators: #ISTE17 Presentation

The Innovative Educator

This year at #ISTE17 I had the opportunity to share with those at conference, and those around the world (via livestream), nine keys we’ve discovered from years of moderating a powerful group for #NYCSchoolsTech educators on Facebook. Have clear, simple guidelines.

A Wrap Up Of Day 1 At #FETC

The Web20Classroom

I''ve had the pleasure of spending time at the Florida Educational Technology Conference, better known as FETC. Creating Student and Teacher Friendly Social Media Guidelines-Steven Anderson This was my session from today. I wanted to share the methods I have found with other schools and districts in creating positive social media guidelines and best practices. The article I wrote for Edutopia and Facebook Sample Social Media Guidelines and Best Practices That was Day 1.

Educators as Purveyors of Hope

User Generated Education

One of the most powerful learnings from my training as a counselor was a comment I heard at a conference, Counselors need to be purveyors of hope since many clients get in trouble and/or seek counseling due to a lack of hope. My advanced degree is in counseling.

ISTE 2019: Technology Directors Benefit from Ed Tech Coaching Programs

EdTech Magazine

At this point, my most successful ETLs are working hand in hand with their principals, and we’re accidentally professionally developing our principals ,” Harris told attendees Monday at the International Society for Technology in Education’s 2019 annual conference in Philadelphia.

One App for ALL Your Parent Communication!


schedule events (volunteer sign-ups, parent-teacher conferences. Throughout the day, students recognize one another and other teams for demonstrating a variety of classroom expectations, school core-values, and life-long guidelines for positive citizenship.

The Right Way is Your Way

A Principal's Reflections

Should there be specific rules or guidelines for educators to follow in online spaces? I have read some very thought-provoking posts and associated commentary over the past couple of weeks focusing on how particular educators use social media.

5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are as many ways to do that as there are parents who need alternatives to the traditional parent-teacher conference and back-to-school night. In fifteen years of teaching K-8, I have learned that one factor provides a reliable barometer for student success: Parent involvement.

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Why Is It so Hard to Teach K-12 Educators How to Personalize Learning?


I was creating guidelines for the end product, which was initially a presentation each student would design and share with an identified group of adults outside of our class. After crying to a colleague about all of the time I spent developing these guidelines, I stepped back and asked myself: what do I want students to be able to do and why? There were my guidelines.

Unlocking Hidden Potential through Recruitment

EdNews Daily

This is a strategic choice, by ignoring traditional guidelines, we allow for a wider range of individuals to contribute to the educational community, and the workforce. For more information about the Reimagine Education Conference, please visit here.

Ask the experts: Crowdsourced solutions to 4 problems of blended-learning practice

The Christensen Institute

Earlier this month, the Christensen Institute, Highlander Institute , and The Learning Accelerator welcomed over 100 advanced blended- and personalized-learning practitioners to Providence, Rhode Island as part of a two-day meeting-of-the-minds leading up to the 2018 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference. Establish time guidelines to measure the effectiveness of a new approach.

11 Tips for Engaging Parents

Teacher Reboot Camp

This past week at the ISTE conference, I shared my tips and resources for engaging parents. Every school needs a social media plan and guidelines. “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D. One of the best survival lessons I learned as a teacher was to engage parents. Take this summer to create a plan for communicating with parents better.

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East Campus: Uncovering the brilliance in every student

Dangerously Irrelevant

Their video production work is so fantastic that they participate in national media conferences and get asked by out-of-state businesses to make videos and commercials. 12 education guidelines from Alfie Kohn.

Creativity and Orbiting the Giant Hairball of School

User Generated Education

This post is a teaser for, a taste of a panel in which I am participating at The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education in April, 2015 (please consider attending). Our creative genius is the fountainhead of originality. It fires our compulsion to evolve.

Up to 3.6 million Students Should be Labeled Gifted, But Aren’t


Nothing has actually changed,” GER2I director Marcia Gentry said to a room of educators at the conference. Some bright students who don’t get extra resources do fine on their own but lose the opportunity to, say, take college math in high school, experts at the conference said.