How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

Rushton Hurley gives us ideas for improving meetings. The post How to Hold Better Meetings appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

How to Do Student-led Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love report card days now because this is when I get to meet parents. Today, that inclusive approach is integral to student-led conferences. What is a student-led conference? Simply stated, student-led conferences are about process not product.

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Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

Meeting with like-minded people and sharing ideas of what’s currently happening in the educational sector and also of what will happen — because the future is never that far away. The timing couldn’t be more perfect, as one of the world’s leading edtech conferences is just around the corner.

9 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.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Today we talk about the conference, what people can expect from the conference and how to sign up.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

Neo LMS

For a few days at the end of this month Philadelphia will also be home to the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world: ISTE. Meet NEO at ISTE 2019. Be a bold educator at ISTE 2019 and meet NEO in the expo hall at Booth 900 !

2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

Ask a Tech Teacher

TpT 2017 Conference Observations. Every year, TpT holds a conference to share ideas with teacher-authors on how to build their stores, develop their platform, and make money off of their passion. It’s more like an Amway convention than an IBM shareholder meeting.

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.

7 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.

More Inclusive Meetings

ProfHacker

We’ve written a lot here at ProfHacker about making meetings and conferences better. Recently, I came across this list from University of Michigan Department of Human Resources, 10 Tips for Inclusive Meetings. Profession conference inclusiveness meetings so many meetings

Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Each year, I present at various face-to-face and virtual conferences around the world. Selfies are also a fun way to meet new people at a conference and create memories. For this reason, I’m sending you on an epic selfie adventure at your next conference.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!

Neo LMS

The ISTE Conference & Expo is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. Judging by the last year’s edition, things look even more promising for the days to come: Meet NEO at ISTE 2018! The post Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!

Remote Meeting Tips

The Innovative Educator

Enter the conference with video on After initial greeting, it's fine to turn off your video if you don't want to be on camera the whole time. Enter conference with mic off. Roles Assigning roles will help your remote meetings run more smoothly.

An OpenEd Conference Update

Iterating Toward Openness

After two amazing keynotes at #OpenEd19 this morning, I read the following statement to conference attendees: In 2003 I invited a small group of about forty people interested in open content and open courseware to Logan, Utah.

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Neo LMS

These are the questions the OEB Conference is planning to ask and find answers to. OEB — Online Educa Berlin — is a global, cross-sector conference on technology-supported education and training. Meet NEO at OEB 2017! The only constant is change.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

I relish the opportunity for an in-person meeting or training to connect with colleagues and partners. This was my first time attending the conference and I ran into an expected issue: too many interesting and relevant sessions and too little time to attend them all.

Run your meetings edcamp style: The un-faculty faculty meeting

eSchool News

If you’re like most educators, you don’t have the time to waste on unproductive faculty meetings. That’s why administrators and teacher leaders should transform faculty meetings into engaging professional development (PD) opportunities. Edcamp-style faculty meetings!

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. To complete this mission you will take at least 5 selfie images or videos, which meet any of the challenges listed below.

SDE Conference for Extraordinary Educators!

Kleinspiration

July 20 - 24 in Chicago 2013 I was excited when SDE contacted me to be a presenter for their summer conference this year. I enjoy big conferences because they offer a chance to see so many wonderful people in one location. I like the credibility SDE conferences offer.

A Different Approach to Conferences

Edsurge

Why go to a conference? Here’s how I’ve been refining my conference-going strategy—particularly in light of the EdSurge Fusion event, which I attended last November. I’m going to start with the “why” of choosing to go to conferences outside my home turf of Virginia.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. Additionally, we know that social media plays a large role in growing collaboration and connectivity at conferences and beyond.

The Age-Old Faculty Meeting Facelift

My Island View

Over the many years that #Edchat has been engaging educators, one topic that always generates a huge amount of interest, based on comments, is the faculty meeting. The only upside is that with each meeting a check may be placed in the box for attending.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!

Neo LMS

The International Society for Technology in Education – ISTE – is a nonprofit organization that puts together the most comprehensive ed tech event in the world: ISTE Conference & Expo , with more than 21,000 people attending each year. Meet NEO at ISTE 2016.

Consider Perforating Your Meetings

ProfHacker

What is really new is the idea of a perforated meeting I tried recently. Michael Berman of CSU Channel Islands invited me to join one of their department meetings. They’re just…meetings. This meeting was emergent. Would you consider perforating your meetings?

Conferring Notes & Student Data (Paperless) with the Confer App - created by a National Board Certified Teacher!

Kleinspiration

Confer: The app that organizes your conferring notes and student data Though I''m considered to be a ''tech-savvy teacher,'' I still struggle with letting go of certain paper systems I''m use to. I grab my clipboard and sit alongside a student to start conferring away.

The Coronavirus’ Chilling Effect Hits Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

spike in coronavirus cases, which currently numbers around 118 cases in 16 states , is leaving the edtech conference industry with an existential (if not quite Shakespearean) question at the start of its busy events season: to host or not to host? The recent U.S.

Google Meet is here to host your video meetings, for free

eSchool News

Google Cloud announced it’s making Google Meet, Google’s premium video-conferencing solution, free for everyone with availability rolling out over the coming weeks. Video meetings built on a secure foundation. Meet is designed, built and operated to be secure at scale.

Toward a Better Conference Badge

ProfHacker

Conferences can be a great way to make connections and meet people, but, Stephen Heard argues, it’s hard to do that with poorly-designed conference badges. What are the most important parts of a conference badge?

Upgrade your conference

eSchool News

So instead of doing what a sane person would do by sticking a beach chair in the sand and soaking up the summer rays, I plugged conference dates into my Google calendar! Take advantage of the national/state chief technology officer (CTO) sessions at all the major conferences.

Conferences and Compatibility

ProfHacker

I just got back from # OER17 in London, which is a relatively cozy type of conference (around 180 people, of whom I knew around 40 really well, and another 30 or so vaguely well). So here are some features of what I consider to be compatible conferences for me personally.

Fall VirtCon 2016 - free online conference from Discovery Education - Oct 22

Educational Technology Guy

Discovery Education is hosting a free, online conference - 2016 Fall VirtCon - on Saturday, Oct 22nd. Discovery Education free conference online conference

Could This Be One of the BEST Edu Conferences of 2015? #WGEDD

Kleinspiration

What Great Educators Do Differently - click here to connect to the conference homepage - I've always been "addicted to" professional learning. This year I have attended and will continue to attend some terrific conferences and workshops. Why Attend This Particular Conference?

Calling All Podcasters! Announcing the #ISTE15 Podcasters Meet Up! #PodcastPD

TeacherCast

The ISTE Conference is fast approaching and I am thrilled to announce an amazing opportunity for those of you who are podcast creators or podcast listeners. What would happen if we had a meet and greet for educators who listen to our shows. We would LOVE to meet you. Tweet.

Where Classroom Design Meets Design Thinking

Edsurge

says Hare, who, together with tech director Bill Selak, will present a strand of sessions around designing thoughtful spaces for learning at the upcoming CUE Bold conference, May 5-6 in Laguna Beach, Calif. When educators first consider redesigning learning spaces, they might immediately conjure up mental images of free-flowing Starbucks lounges or something out of the Cult of Pedagogy blog’s Classroom Eye Candy series.