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Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 3rd, 2014 Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

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My EdcampNJ Highlights

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Photo Credit: Kevin Jarrett High & Low-tech for Optimal Learning Not only teachers able to share ways to integrate technology in the classroom, but I also learned some low-tech techniques as well. Keep those eyes peeled at Edcamp-- resources can be found anywhere! How To Run Your Own Edcamp I enjoyed listening to Kevin Jarret and others discuss the structure and design of Edcamps and how to start Edcamps as PD in one''s own school.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

With respect to school change, he describes himself as a “catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning.” He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. His “ Mapping Media to the Curriculum ” book series and digital literacy framework focuses on helping students “show what they know” with media and create digital portfolios.

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Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Citizen- Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency. Mentor students in safe, legal, and ethical practices with digital tools ad the protection of intellectual rights and property. Establish a learning culture. Digital literacy.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Reflecting on a busy weekend of conversation and learning at this year’s annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, a few bright spots stand out for me. Social Media and Connected Learning. I’m not sure how many people from that session continued to tweet over the course of the conference, but the eagerness to learn was palpable. Student-Centered, Project Based Learning. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

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How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Graphite Blog

But with the coronavirus pandemic disrupting more traditional professional learning opportunities like in-person conferences and workshops, it's time for you to chart your own course. Fortunately, there are plenty of informal ways to learn and grow professionally on your own.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Reflecting on a busy weekend of conversation and learning at this year’s annual ASCD conference in Los Angeles, a few bright spots stand out for me. Social Media and Connected Learning. I’m not sure how many people from that session continued to tweet over the course of the conference, but the eagerness to learn was palpable. Student-Centered, Project Based Learning. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

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8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide. But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders.

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Parent/Educator EDU

My Island View

We need to engage Parents and educators in conversations about learning: What is it, and how do we get kids to attain it? Conversation is the best tool for collaboration, which is the basis for adult learning. The Edcamp model of instruction for professional development seems to fit the bill for the needs of both educators and parents. All Edcamp topic sessions are based on conversation and not lecture.

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"I Used to be Sitting in Seat 17D" - How I Rejuvenated My Teaching Career

Fractus Learning

They asked me what changed, I simply replied “I started learning again.” It just so happened that the next week I went to a conference (last minute decision, by the way) in Syracuse that featured @E_Sheninger and his book Digital Leadership. At 40 years old I was worried… do 40 year olds learn new technology? I flipped my AP Gov class and although there was a learning curve, I will never go back to traditional lecturing.

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Building Your PLN, Attend an UNconference

My Paperless Classroom

Rough Draft of EdCamp Session Card brought to you by Livescribe The first session was "My students need a PLN." My Students need a PLN brought to you by Livescribe after this discussion I am really thinking about how I can use the frame of "building a PLN" to discuss all aspects of digital citizenship. Livebinders, EdCamp Session brought to you by Livescribe Go to camp, the more you share, the more you learn. Learning is living.

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What if Chattanooga's Connected Educators Were Even More Connected?

Tech Helpful

I've been wondering who in my area is leveraging the learning ability of social media for their school practices? I've found myself wondering if the teachers in my city know about the upcoming Edcamp Gigcity and how could I make sure they know about this awesome opportunity? At Edcamp Gigcity last spring there was a session about citywide collaboration. We could connect and share triumphs, dissect failures and learn from each other more.

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Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

MSEDTechie

What about our Digital Age educators? Differentiation and personalized learning opportunities are just as important for teachers--creating empowering learning communities is key. Instead of ”professional development,” we need authentic, personalized “professional learning opportunities” that improve workflow and foster creativity. Here are few of the unique ways educators are given opportunities to expand their learning environment through creative measures.

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Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered. Although these learning paths are important to the implementation and attainment of district goals and initiatives, the beauty of summer learning (and summer vacation) is that you can turn your attention toward your own professional learning and growth. If you are a classroom teacher, the following learning paths or opportunities may be ideal for you.

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Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered. Although these learning paths are important to the implementation and attainment of district goals and initiatives, the beauty of summer learning (and summer vacation) is that you can turn your attention toward your own professional learning and growth. If you are a classroom teacher, the following learning paths or opportunities may be ideal for you.

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Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Great way to incorporate digital citizenship. Learn more about YouTube Tools Every Teacher Should Know here: [link]. Connected Educators Must May 13, 2015 by @mgrudnel from United States Jeff has been so accommodating and welcoming as he helped introduce me into the world of connected learning and podcasting. I learn so much each time I listen or watch a new podcast.

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Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

Today, as I was looking over the scope and sequence that ISTE has put out as plausible technology integration standards to support the ISTE student standards I found myself stuck on one standard and feeling the weight of the pros and cons stacking up equally on both sides of my brain as I wrestled with this idea: "Use digital tools such as blogs, websites and social media to crowdsource, crowdfund and mobilize a community toward a goal."

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Looking Back on 2013

Philly Teacher

In March, two of my students won 1st place in the Programming category at the District Computer Fair, which was very exciting as I had been on my own journey learning about coding. In May, I was elated to learn that I had been selected to be in the 2013 class of ASCD’s Emerging Leaders. ” May also brought the 3rd annual Edcamp Philly unconference , which I helped organize. As 2013 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on the past year.

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Looking Back on 2013

Philly Teacher

In March, two of my students won 1st place in the Programming category at the District Computer Fair, which was very exciting as I had been on my own journey learning about coding. In May, I was elated to learn that I had been selected to be in the 2013 class of ASCD’s Emerging Leaders. ” May also brought the 3rd annual Edcamp Philly unconference , which I helped organize. As 2013 comes to a close, it is time to reflect on the past year.

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