EdTechTeam Maryland Summit Featuring Google for Education [Register Now] w/ @adambellow @kleinerin @kylepace


We invite you to join us for the EdTechTeam Maryland Summit Featuring Google for Education - click here to register and read more - Open to attendees from around the globe LEARN MORE The Summit includes two keynote presentations, 8 breakout sessions, a demo slam competition and a closing capstone session. Adam Bellow gafe google education Kyle Pace learning maryland summit google professional learning teaching

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Transforming Educator Practice through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

In the ever-evolving classroom environment, we as educators must constantly refine and adapt our practice to meet the needs of every student. Whether through Pinterest boards, YouTube lesson demos, or conversations with colleagues in the faculty lounge, I find myself and my fellow teachers increasingly turning to informal, unconventional methods to develop and hone our craft. The demonstration of learning can occur in a variety of ways.

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7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education


Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. We spoke with educators around the country and discovered seven ways that PLCs are transforming teaching and learning in schools. By setting measurable objectives, educators can use meetings to work together, track progress, and achieve shared teaching goals.

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Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition


Those hats were represented in the panel of judges at this week’s SXSW EDU Launch Competition , which included Bridget Burns, executive director of the University Innovation Alliance; Vince Chan, co-founder at Creta Ventures; Jonathan Rochelle, product management director at Google for Education; and your correspondent. The annual tradition dates back to 2012, and features early-stage companies showing off the latest efforts to solve intractable problems across the education landscape.

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. Depending on the exact type of the event, there is something for everyone: kindergarten teachers, K-12 educators, university professors, librarians, edtech specialists, school management, you name it. A must are the Poster sessions for a hands on approach to learning new things to implement in your class.

ISTE 2018: Everything You Need to Know Before the Show Begins

EdTech Magazine

Education and technology leaders will soon be making their way to Chicago for the ISTE 2018 Conference & Expo , one of the year’s largest events to highlight the latest innovations in K–12 educational technology. Kicking off the conference on Sunday Night, educators will hear from neuroscientist David Eagleman , author of The Brain: The Story of You. ISTE 2018: Everything You Need to Know Before the Show Begins. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:54.

A Helpful Resource to Support Close Reading in the Classroom via Snap!Learning


Learning. Learning for guided reading, but now I could utilize their resources for close reading strategies as well. Learning , I now felt like I had not only a framework of how to structure my lessons over the course of a few days but I also had the materials available for me to plan and students to utilize. Learning is that it doesn''t tell me how to teach or provide me with a forced script that I must do with fidelity each day. Learning ? Learning blog.

Thankful For EdTech


Tis the season to be thankful, so I took to Twitter to ask educators what they were thankful for when it came to EdTech. CUE Conferences where I learn more. I’m thankful for district leaders who understand the importance of professional learning and code to invest in people before #edtech. Easy demos etc). Connected Educator Uncategorized thanksgiving

10 Reasons Why I ?EdTechTeam Summits


EdTechTeam has a great community of passionate educators that make it an all-inclusive experience for everyone. Further learning is always had with these informal and powerful conversations. Same Tech, New Ways – The core applications of G-Suite remain the same from conference to conference, but the ways in which individuals use them in their professional roles are so different! Demo Slam – The Demo Slam is probably by far my favourite part of any Summit.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

This year’s conference highlights educators and organizations making educational gains with diverse student populations. You can come see us at Booth #212 all three days of the show, and get hands-on experience with a demo of our new ST Math Chats feature! The TEA will be welcoming a new cohort of MIZ districts in the 2019-2020, so please come along for a journey with Southside ISD K-12 Math Coordinator Kym Faircloth to learn how year 1 might look for your district.

Tips for Using Social Media with Educators


Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. Educators Love Social Media,” several education marketing insiders offered their perspectives on how to take advantage of this unique marketing tool. First, because educators are continuing to flock to social media, it should be a part of every marketing plan along with email and media relations. Is it visiting a specific web page, downloading a white paper, or possibly viewing a demo?

Getting Googley at the Colorado Summit


Some of the 250+ Jeffco educators that attended the Colorado Summit. Approximately 250 Jeffco Educators spent the weekend of November 4th and 5th at the Colorado Summit featuring Google for Education. Of those 250+ educators, 192 were from Jeffco’s Title I schools. Jeffco Ed Tech loves attending the Colorado Summit Featuring Google for Education. Learning is our main thing. Cross-posted from Jeffco EdTech.

Thrilled to be Hosting the 1st Indiana #GAFESummit

The Playground Advocate

I have the pleasure of working for a forward-thinking school corporation, and I am blessed to have a job that gives me the opportunity to work with teachers to find meaningful ways that technology can enhance teaching and learning in the Digital Age. Like all educators, our teachers live in a constant time-crunch, and if I can help them by bringing them opportunities to learn about great tools that not only improve work, but also transform learning, I am all about it.

Live Thursday May 31st with Khalid Smith and Nicole Tucker-Smith on Educational Entrepreneurship and Startup Weekend EDU

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, May 31st, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Khalid Smith to talk about Startup Weekend EDU , the potential impact of entrepreneurial activities on the education ecosystem, the new film on education he''s been working on, and the recent and controversial decision to partner with Pearson. He also puts his expertise into practice as co-founder and chief executive of LessonCast Learning Inc.

Hoonuit Integrates Analytics with Aligned PD to Make Data More Actionable


Hoonuit, the leader in PK-12 student performance analytics and educator professional development, has introduced the first of its kind integration of student achievement data with aligned professional development. To enable the success of educators in individualizing and maximizing performance of all learners, the company has embedded educator learning experiences directly within the data visualization workflows to drive usage and adoption of data.

Are AI-Powered Chatbot Tutors the Future of Textbooks?


Quottly at LAUNCH Sydney Johnson How Bigger College Costs Could Mean Smaller Degrees Unaffordable and rising tuition costs have prevented many students from accessing a higher education. And companies sponsoring employees’ education feel the stress too, causing many to cut back on efforts to pay students through a traditional masters program. Agarwal answered that online professional IT certificates geared for middle-skill workers could be one solution to that problem.

New Year, New Adventures

A Principal's Reflections

Each September I am excited like most educators to get back to business doing everything I can to help students succeed. Many of the initiatives that I am about to pursue either came directly or indirectly from my Personal Learning Network (PLN). Many of the initiatives I am about to briefly discuss are not new to the field of education, but they are to NMHS. The more I learn about the power of PLC''s the more excited I get!

15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It has improved vastly over the years, and teachers have learned how to make the most of this flexible assignment manager and communication hub. A few weeks ago, I asked the members of the Shake Up Learning community to share with me their favorite Google Classroom tips. If you are not already a member of the Shake Up Learning community, click here to join. (Be Shake Up Learning 2019.

Summit Up! Soundboard New Orleans


What I did not expect was to become part of a community of educators who were thirsty…hungry, not to only learn, but to share! This was a “hey, I know this tip…what do you have” type of learning playground that I had not had the privilege to be a part of too often. On this playground, I got to listen to guest speakers who inspired me to do more and be better…not just with Google, but in education and in life. The learning just did.not.end. Demo Slammed that is!

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership


Notes from an edWeb.net Webinar 4/28/14 Dr. Joe Mazza Director of Connected Teaching, Learning & Leadership North Penn School District Dr. Mazza just took on his position in December. He is a project manager, promoting connected teaching, learning, & leadership. He is trying to bring Admin, Educators, Parents, Students, Community, & School Board together in a transparent way. Tweeting minutes, notes, inservice learning events with follow-up posts.

Evaluating Digital Curricula for the 21st Century District


However, with the right tools, technology can improve student achievement and empower educators. Assess whether the digital curricula will address students’ learning needs, rather than just being centered around the use of new technology. Plan backwards and have learning goals be the driver to accomplish this. Finally, plan learning experiences and instruction around that. Before adding technology into a curriculum, look at your learning design in general.

OPINION: Confessions of a white teacher in an urban school

The Hechinger Report

It is the town that doesn’t allow the impoverished students just down the road to receive an equitable education. No demo lesson, no series of interviews. These were learning games glued into file folders for all subjects. It was personalized learning! I learned that we can constantly learn from the mistakes we make in the classroom. I learned about their cultures and stopped asking them to break their cultural norms to match my own.

Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019

Shake Up Learning

The post Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to learn the top 10 secrets of being an awesome tech coach? There are so many great resources for you to excel in your coaching and consultant role, so get ready to learn! Each of the 10 secrets is specifically designed to help you learn, engage, and inspire yourself and your students. Want to learn more about Shake Up Learning? New Learning. [28:53]

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). David Simpson ([link] will discuss the use of facebook and other social networking sites in education and the need for/issues around digital citizenship education in Secondary schools.