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Admins: Here’s what teachers think about professional learning

eSchool News

Teachers are overwhelmingly turning to social media and online resources to drive their own professional learning, according to new Speak Up Survey data released by Project Tomorrow on July 30.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Learn about AR and VR.

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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

These concerns are real and often become roadblocks for student learning. As school leaders work to implement digital learning practices, they must commit to navigating roadblocks, problem solving, and planning for sustainable, systemic transformation. With school budgets being planned on a year over year basis, the concern over long-term sustainability for digital learning arises. Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ).

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

TeachThought - Learn better.

Professional development for teachers is a beautiful thing. While many professionals work either in isolation or total stagnation, educators are constantly given new tools to become better at their craft. But beyond any isolated parcel of teacher improvement lies social media.

How to deliver PL that really works

eSchool News

I recently chatted with Kathy Dyer, NWEA’s manager of innovation and learning, professional learning design, about how to connect professional learning (PL) to student outcomes and how to best support teachers. Of course, there’s always social media.

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country.

A Rock Star Event for a Rock Star Cause

CUE

The CUE Rock Star Teacher Benefit Camp is two amazing days of learning from CUE Rock Star faculty leaders. Like all Rock Star Camps, you will attend hands-on learning sessions, shred sessions, and have networking opportunities.

Wisconsin’s School District of Brown Deer Launches New Professional Development Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education

techlearning

- Latest Phase of Four Year Partnership to Focus on Implementing New Professional Learning Model Driving Continuous Improvement and Transforming Education- Silver Spring, Md. These strategies and approaches are then practiced in educator created, student-centered Learning Labs.

Resources and Wrap Ups From #FETC 2017

The Web20Classroom

This is one my favorite conferences of the year because of the quality of the sessions, the people and, of course, the learning. Flipping Professional Learning Workshop -Flipping the classroom is gaining in popularity in the classroom, but are you ready to try to flip professional learning?

Learning In The Heart Of Texas With #TCEA15

The Web20Classroom

This was my first time attending and my first time in Austin and I had a wonderful time learning, sharing and reflecting at this first-rate, mega-sized conference. I love learning. And these events are prime opportunities for me to learn from amazing educators.

Recognize Earth Day by Challenging Students to Explore Meaningful Innovation with Tech for Global Good

Discovery Education

The Tech for Global Good collection of resources is ideal for virtual learning. An additional digital lesson bundle takes the learning even further with an exploration of real-time efforts that impact the environment globally. . Virtual Learning resource?center

The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

techlearning

-New Collaboration Introduces Unique Combination of Dynamic Digital Content and Targeted Professional Learning to Chilean Schools- Silver Spring, Md. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc., Education Digital Learning Flipped Classroom The Wire k12 education

The 7 pillars of today’s digital leadership

eSchool News

School and district leadership isn’t about a position or title–it’s about improving practices around digital learning. Those pillars focus on how school leaders can ensure that their policies and practices highlight the best examples of digital learning success in schools.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development. What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? For instance, TwitCasting lets users stream video while commenting via Twitter.

Random’s place in PD

The Reflective Practitioner

I found the image on the left on Twitter tonight from @techgirljenny. I love that it 100% promotes the idea of getting professional development through social media, specifically Twitter. And Jenny nails Twitter on the head – It’s daily.

6 Powerful Instructional Coaching Tools

EdTechTeam

Every professional possesses a set of tools that help them perform their job duties at an optimal level – instructional coaching is no different. Classroom visit tools are also included in the Dynamic Learning Project Coaching Dashboard. Tool #4: Data and Feedback Tools.

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What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

The latest data from Speak Up Research Project gives insights on school to home communications. In “ Text, Twitter, Email, Call—What Do Parents Say About School Communications? ” Every day we’re helping millions of people around the world find new ways to learn, connect and advance.

New York’s Mt. Vernon City School District Begins New Three-Year Partnership with Discovery Education Strengthening STEAM/STEM Education Across the School System

techlearning

- Unique Combination of Discovery Education’s Digital Resources and Professional Learning Services to Bolster STEAM/STEM Education in New STEAM-Focused High School and Classrooms Districtwide - Silver Spring, Md. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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Tennessee?s Hamilton County Schools Selects Discovery Education to Drive Inquiry-based Teaching and Learning Initiative in all Middle Schools and High Schools

techlearning

- Award-Winning Digital Services and Professional Learning to Support the Development of Life-Long Learners- Silver Spring, Md. This unique combination of rich digital content and professional learning will drive HCS’s efforts to help all students become life-long learners.

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#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043

Shake Up Learning

The post #PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We are talking about some alternative ways to share professional learning tips and strategies through what has been dubbed as #PottyPD.

Google Challenges for Teachers! (FREE Template by Pam Hubler)

Shake Up Learning

FREE Template by Pam Hubler) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual PD, or virtual professional learning, is more than just making things digital. AND, I will be sharing some new professional learning options myself, and here on Shake Up Learning.

New Jersey’s Plainfield Public School District Forms New Partnership with Discovery Education to Create Digital Learning Environments Districtwide

techlearning

This new collaboration enables PPSD’s educators to integrate Discovery Education’s Science, Math and Social Studies Techbooks into classroom instruction districtwide, creating dynamic digital learning environments for all students that will prepare them for life beyond the classroom.

The Instructional Playbook (interview with Jim Knight) – SULS050

Shake Up Learning

The post The Instructional Playbook (interview with Jim Knight) – SULS050 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. If you’re a tech coach or instructional learning professional, you won’t want to miss this interview with Jim Knight. . Teaching Learning Coaching Conference 2020.

Dynamic Content from UNICEF, the National Park Service, USC Shoah Foundation and More Added to Discovery Education?s Award-Winning Digital Services

techlearning

–Exciting New Content Supports Both Student Instruction and Educator Professional Learning - Silver Spring, Md. The recently added content empowers educators to create dynamic digital learning environments that engage students and boost academic achievement.

Texas’ Richardson Independent School District Selects Discovery Education to Support New STEM Education Initiative

techlearning

- Unique Digital Content Combined with Sustained Professional Development to Help Create Vibrant Culture of STEM in Participating Schools - Silver Spring, Md. The Discovery Education Community will continue assisting RISD’s educators’ efforts to create more personalized learning experiences.

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What It Means To Be A Reflective Teacher

TeachThought - Learn better.

Reflection is a fundamental tenet of learning; it is also, therefore, a fundamental part of teaching. Reflection isn’t a single thing–a box to check in some elliptical cycle of learning. Professional and people. How am I spending my time right now on social media?

6 Tips for Coaching Through a Crisis

EdTechTeam

As a digital learning specialist, this crisis feels like my call up to the big leagues. Have you ever been part of a webinar, or sat in a meeting where your email or social media took precedence over your attention? Close your social media.

New Content Added to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services Boost Teachers’ Ability to Engage Students in Science, STEM, Social Studies, and More

techlearning

–Immersive New Content Empowers Educators to Create Dynamic Digital Learning Environments for All Students – Silver Spring, Md. All three vignettes are now available in Discovery Education Streaming Plus and the Social Studies Techbook.

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Discovery Education Adds Engaging New Content Supporting Social Studies, the Earth Sciences and More to Award-Winning Digital Services

techlearning

–Immersive New Content Empowers Educators to Create Dynamic Digital Learning Environments for All Students – Silver Spring, Md. Students meet two young pharaohs in ancient Egypt who learn core math concepts from a time-traveling robot. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Research tells us that deliberately labeling STEM thinking in everyday life leads to better learning outcomes, especially with more complex problems. The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a great way to share, learn, and lead. Twitter Chat – Click Here.

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Discovery Education Adds Dynamic New Content to Award Winning Digital Services

techlearning

April 19, 2018) – Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today it has added a variety of new digital assets to its award-winning supplemental and digital textbook services. Silver Spring, Md.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

techlearning

Each of these leaders is working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing issues—from the way we think about learning, AI, and innovation to gun control, refugees, and student privacy. Data is the new oil.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MCP Instructional Learning Experience Designer and Mindfulness Educator Global Information Literacy Panel , Steve Hargadon, Co-Chair, Global Education Conference Global Outlook - STEAM up the STEM skills for Global Collaboration , Kavita Sanghvi, Principal, C.N.M.

3 Ways YOU Can Get Involved with #SXSWEdu

Shake Up Learning

South by Southwest ® (SXSW) is the largest festival of its kind for creative professionals around the world. While SXSW includes a number of events, the SXSWedu Conference and Festival looks specifically at learning and innovation in education.