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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

And all that mobile computing has turned us into a nation of multitaskers who do nearly everything while gazing at one or more screens. The constant checking of mobile devices has triggered a wavelet of recent classroom technology bans, especially at the collegiate level.

Using Google to Enhance Teams

The Playground Advocate

With my single GMail account, I integrate my mail, my documents, my online storage, my calendar, my blog, and many of my social networking tools.

Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

Mountains of data indicate that summer learning should be an entitlement, not an accident of birth, yet we continue to ignore this need and thereby resign ourselves to continuing failure in education,” Reville and Weiss write. Social Media and Technology.

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

data on parents and students. registrations for a Professional Development workshop. For many, JotForm is the gold standard for forms creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

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Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., a dozen entrepreneurs from Camelback’s third fellowship shared ambitious social ventures to support literacy, speech therapy, incarcerated youth, Black male educators, restorative justice programs and media content that feature underrepresented groups in a positive light. This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds.

E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The Hechinger Report

The last couple years have brought a renaissance in virtual guidance counseling—both new services and existing ones upping their game with mobile, social media and data analytics. Amal Abdi at her high school graduation in June, 2016. Photo: Hajira Dahir.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Preconference workshop.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. The information might come from a conference, workshop, activity, lesson, video, book, a conversation, etc. Pixlr is a mobile app (iOS, Android, Fire) and web app.

Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital Age (March 16th, Online)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Are these still core values of the library profession, and if so, how are libraries and librarians responding to the increasing complexities of data tracking and desires for data-informed services and marketing?

Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kelly Cottler , from the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University , on "Protecting Our Principles and Patrons’ Privacy on Cocial Media: Libraries Sharing Without 'Oversharing.'"

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''ve also just added information about the Invent to Learn workshop on Saturday with Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez (which is the same day as our Global Ed event , but we''re magnanimous around here). See graphics for social media and follow the event to join the campaign!

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. ” She posits gaming as the new site for “modern learning,” with an emphasis on skills training and data-driven self-improvement.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” All this pseudoscience is, of course, part of the “social emotional learning” hype. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Sesame Workshop will produce children’s shows for Apple.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

From the venture capital firm Charles River Ventures (with education investments including NoRedInk, the Flatiron School, and Wonder Workshop), a fellowship program to pay for startup founders’ visa: 1) F*ck Trump. Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Education Politics.

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Data and results will be shared from the 2010 Eportfolio Implementation Trials. link] THE FOUR COMPONENTS OF A LEADING EDGE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: AUTHOR, DELIVER AND TRACK, REINFORCE, AND SOCIAL LEARNING (ELLUMINATE LIVE) Tue 30 Nov 01:00PM New York / Tue 30 Nov 06:00PM GMT / Wed 30 Dec 04:00AM Sydney Matthew Lloyd.

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Take advantage of Robert’s expert tips for explaining frequently misunderstood science topics; gathering student data; and helping students think scientifically. Is your library mobile friendly? The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research.