Must Have Books for Reading Workshop!

Kleinspiration

Power Reading Workshop: a Step by Step Guide by Laura Candler This summer, my friend, Laura Candler , sent me her two most recent books on reading workshop. I was excited to receive these materials because we do reading workshop in my second grade class. I''ve been using the reading workshop model for the past four years. I''ve attended extensive professional development in the area of reading workshop and writing workshop.

Join Me This Year For Some Exciting Workshops During the 2019 ISTE Conference!

TeacherCast

The weather is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer and 20,000 of my closest friends are getting ready to gather at the annual ISTE conference. The International Society for Technology using Educators conference this year will be in Philadelphia and I am excited to be able to participate this year both as a podcaster and as a presenter. This is my 7th time attending the ISTE conference and each year it gets bigger and better than the last year.

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Reader's Workshop for K-2

Kleinspiration

Websites to Wow your Workshop I''m out of the classroom today at a conference for reader''s workshop, and it''s simply amazing! I''ve had many opportunities for professional development in the area for reader''s workshop; however, I truly find the benefit of conferences that aren''t a ''one stop shop.'' I am growing from this one because we meet monthly to learn and collaborate with a great group of professionals within our district.

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. Many of the teachers below were named People Magazine''s Teacher of the Year, Disney Teacher of the Year, become their state''s teacher of the year and invited to meet the President, and some have become successful teacher-preneurs on Teachers Pay Teachers. I enjoy big conferences because they offer a chance to see so many wonderful people in one location.

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. 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.

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. This conference gathers together in Berlin thousands of stakeholders from the education sector, business, government, research and NGOs to explore many important areas of learning and technology. Meet NEO at OEB 2017! The only constant is change.

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. We want to honor the “ah-hahs” that come from an amazing session, the laughter that comes from PLN meet-ups, and the big ideas you think about as you come face-to-face with some of the brightest and most passionate educators throughout the state. Note: The CUE 2016 Fall Conference is SOLD OUT.

The workshop model: Beyond the basics

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Jen Bengel explains the workshop model, how to create mini-lessons, and how to get students excited about books. Jen knows her stuff when it comes to the workshop model: She trained under Irene Fountas at Lesley University and specializes in creating literacy curriculum and provides online professional development for teachers. So in this episode, we’re talking about the workshop model.

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. At a quick glance, I can see who I need to meet with and later I can review my notes. Our literacy coach sent out an email about a conferring app. Would you like to try the Confer App?

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. During this year, I attended our state's annual reading conference, Kagan professional learning 5 day workshop, several Lucy Calkin's writing workshop sessions, numerous district level conferences, and received private coaching from some of the nation's top educational consultants. Why Attend This Particular Conference?

6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

Kleinspiration

SDE National Education Conference - Vegas 2014 I''m excited to travel to Las Vegas this weekend to spend the week with some of the most energizing and inspiring teachers across the country. SDE hosts a series of six conferences between July 7 - 11. Teachers, technology enthusiast, and administrators will gather to attend custom sessions that meet their specific interests. What I love about their workshops is the style of each session. Download the conference apps!

Highlights from Tri-Association Conference 2016

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam at Tri-Association Conference The EdTechTeam is an official Google for Education PD Partner This year Monica Martinez and Dominique Dynes represented EdTechTeam at the annual Tri-Association Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico This conference brings together more than 700 people from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America and the location changes each year. It was fun connecting with old friends and meeting new ones over the three days of learning.

College Bound? Made of Compassion and Creativity: Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

So I started doing more–leading workshops, teaching online courses, and creating more resources—and it kind of evolved into my dream job. Do you have any new events, speeches or conferences coming up that you’d like to share with our readers? I’m also creating a Counselor Workshop in a Box so any counselor can lead a great in-person workshop, whether for one student or 400 students, 1-hr or over the course of several days.

First national academic 3D printing conference launches

eSchool News

Registration is now open for the first national academic 3D printing conference, Construct3D 2017 , which will bring together leaders and educators in the digital fabrication discipline of 3D printing for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of research and development. The conference is sponsored by Ultimaker , a leading open source 3D printer manufacturer, and Autodesk, Inc. ,

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. Here is a description of the conference: As the educational landscape changes schools must transform accordingly in order to prepare all learners with the skills, tools, and knowledge to be successful in the 21st Century. The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovation Now”.

Higher ed conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

There’s nothing quite like a higher education conference. Conferences can be equal parts overwhelming and inspiring. Here are 13 tips to help make your experience at your next higher ed conference count. Before you leave home, check to see if your conference has an app.

The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I bring you this as I get ready to join the ASCD Press Core at the annual ASCD Conference in Atlanta, GA. Get ready for some daily posts and tweets throughout the conference that bring you the latest in educational theory with a technology twist. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

5 Innovative Conferences For Educators And Entrepreneurs To Attend In 2019

EdNews Daily

Did you know that there are almost 100 education conferences every year? Some of these conferences are offered in the States, while others are held around the globe. If you’re interested in the combination of education and innovation, here is a short list of five conferences you should check out in 2019 that bring all of these initiatives and leading educators together. The SXSW EDU conference brings entrepreneurs and educators together.

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments. As an education strategist at CDW•G , I’ve had the pleasure to attend and speak at the ICE conference on three occasions, and I can say with certainty that this year’s conference, #ICE18 , will be one of the best since its inception. The conference, which more than 3,600 people attended in 2017 according to ICE, will hold more than 400 informative sessions and workshops.

The 30 Goals Free eConference, July 16-20th!

Teacher Reboot Camp

You’re invited to the first annual 30 Goals Free Online Conference , July 16th to 20th! Join the Chatwing below the videos to meet other participants! You can even win a copy of The 30 Goals Challenge book that inspired this free conference. If you missed our first workshop, Sketchnoting for Beginners , find the recording and chat archive here ! The conference is free as well as the recordings. We hope this conference leaves you inspired!

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. ASU GSV. SXSW EDU.

Looking Forward to Ilinois Computing Educators Conference

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Every year at this time of year I get excited about attending the Illinois Computing Educators Conference , #ICE15 , in Chicagoland! Sign up for free webinar live from #ICE15 Wednesday: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink & Google Docs 8:30 am - Jade Room With an abundance of digital tools to choose from, it’s important to develop a flexible toolkit of resources to meet a variety of unique teaching and learning needs.

Apple joining Hour of Code and offering free workshops! #edtech

iLearn Technology

During Computer Science Education week (December 8-14th) they will be hosting other workshops. Join us for the 5-Sigma Edu Conference. Can’t wait to meet you there! Today Apple announced that it will be joining code.org’ s “Hour of Code” movement by hosting a free one-hour introduction to the basics of computer programming at Apple stores on December 11.

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

On the fourth day of my visit, I led an all-staff professional development workshop. During the workshop, I was again reminded the power of Office Mix. In the workshop, teachers brought a PowerPoint they already had created for an instructional lesson. If you have read things I’ve written or heard me talk at a conference, you know that I always say there is no prescriptive way to do “the flipped classroom.”

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

On the fourth day of my visit, I led an all-staff professional development workshop. During the workshop, I was again reminded the power of Office Mix. In the workshop, teachers brought a PowerPoint they already had created for an instructional lesson. If you have read things I’ve written or heard me talk at a conference, you know that I always say there is no prescriptive way to do “the flipped classroom.”

Where Diversity, Inclusion and Education Meet: A Conversation With Black Girls Code Founder, Kimberly Bryant

Edsurge

At Quartz’s The Next Billion conference in San Francisco earlier this month, we caught up with Bryant to learn more about the group’s progress, challenges, and her thoughts on why diversity is much broader than giving more women and people of color opportunities to learn. Students may come to a Black Girls Code workshop and become inspired and enthusiastic about the new skills they’ve learned. We put the whole framework in place, and then volunteers come and run workshops.

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

MindShift

” She shared her findings at the FabLearn conference at Stanford and wrote a report about the results. Meeting Standards. It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school. Elizabeth Little, who teaches middle school math and science, doesn’t know exactly which of the hands-on projects she introduced to her remedial math class turned the class around.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. More often than not, if you can create a reason to connect with someone virtually, you can also find the people willing to meet you halfway. Maybe a published poet could Skype in and lead a workshop. Ask yourself what are my goals for my students and try to find a project or a partner to meet those goals.

The Secret to a Great Staff Meeting is … CREATIVITY!

My Paperless Classroom

While I work with young students, my adult workshops are more dramatic than most of my classes. In this staff meeting, I wanted to get everybody into a DT experience, but I also needed it to take 45 minutes or less. I think I will run this one at conferences because it does come together quickly and dynamically. The day after the meeting, I had several people remark on how much fun they had. The Call of Creativity-.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Booking Info – Time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources.

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

TeacherCast

Are you excited about the ISTE Conference? This year, I had the opportunity to work with so many great educational technology companies on the podcast and I'm excited to have the opportunity to walk the vendor floor and meet everyone to say THANK YOU for being a part of the TeacherCast podcasting family. This year, TeacherCast and ThinkWrite are partnering up to provide FREE Podcasting headsets during my podcasting workshops. Are you headed to the ISTE conference?

Education conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

There’s nothing quite like an education conference. Conferences can be equal parts overwhelming and inspiring. Here are 13 tips to help make your experience at your next ed conference count. Before you leave home, check to see if your conference has a show app. Conference websites can also be very helpful when you’re dashing between sessions. For more ideas, Jaqui Murray has a great conference checklist – and don’t forget the spare battery pack!

Agency: Important for Students and Educators

A Principal's Reflections

Educator voice can be cultivated using the following strategies: Flipped staff meetings – Everyone who plans a meeting works terribly hard to develop and then get through an agenda. This results in a death-by-meeting scenario and is a main reason why most people hate meetings. Consider developing a meeting agenda using Google Docs. This could consist of speaker recommendations, workshop topics, hosting your own event, or even the development of an unconference.

IATEFL Online Conference 2008

Nik Peachey

This is mainly because my time over the next couple of weeks is being consumed by one of the biggest meetings of English language teachers in the World. The IATEFL annual conference. Over the next week, the face to face event will begin and when it does we hope to be broadcasting and archiving a whole range of the live events including video and audio of interviews, plenaries and workshops. audio community conference video

12 Tips for Connecting at Education Conferences

The Innovative Educator

Annual #NYCSchoolsTech Summit For many of us, conferences help us connect with the faces behind the minds we’ve interacted with throughout the year. My colleague Jared Fox shared with me conference tips from a professional business speaker, podcaster and host named Robbie Samuels. I realized I could modify these tips to help educators make the best of conferences too. Maybe you both share an interest and can meet up at the table of a vendor you are both interested in to chat.