edCamp Every Day #edCampSV #edCamp

There is no box

The first session revolved around the very real challenges of integrating technology into classroom instruction from the perspective of two willing (but under supported by their district) teachers. I then spent a very long lunch (we basically had our own session three at the lunch benches) talking about the future of edtech professional development. Upon returning home, I got to thinking, we should aspire to have edCamps happening on school campuses every day.

Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Bruce Reicher – Bio as Submitted Bruce Reicher has been a technology teacher for over 25 years. Mr. Reicher is an avid learner who enjoys going to Edcamps and conferences. All Grades All Subjects Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

In June, the Edcamp Community joined our Digital Promise family. The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. Upcoming Edcamps are always listed on our webpage.

Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This year, our library is fortunate to have a robotics loan from Birdbrain Technologies. We recently started talking on Twitter about how our kids could collaborate both synchronously and asynchronously, and we were looped in to a conversation about EdCamp Global. — edcamp Global (@edcampGlobal) January 23, 2016. I wish I had clued in to EdCamp Global sooner because it was an amazing opportunity. Learning so much about coding and robotics during Edcamp global.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. Also, people have used it to create, like we’ve had a summer technology institute, and we’ve created our schedules for that institute within FlipSnack and then shared the FlipSnack book out. The post Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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From EdCamps to Google, 11 Professional Development Offerings for Teachers This Summer

Edsurge

Grab Your Tents: Time to Go Ed-Camping Okay, so for most of these edcamp events you probably won’t need a tent, but they are often full of multi-day events (so pack snacks). If you are looking to dive deep into early education topics this summer, PBS is hosting a free edcamp event in New York City where educators are encouraged to collaborate with other schools and home-based teachers to share practices and develop skills. Education Technology Events Community

#EdcampHome Promo

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

For those of you not familiar with the Edcamp Foundation. About the Edcamp Foundation The Edcamp Foundation is a Delaware non-profit, which was started to promote organic, participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators worldwide. The foundation’s mission is to support free edcamp unconferences for educators to exchange ideas and learn together. One of the staple features of an Edcamp is the “Web2.0 edcamp #edtech edcamp

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Setting Technology Goals for 2016. EdSurge Post/List of 2016 EdTech Conferences. Find or organize an EdCamp. What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast.

Keeping Our Eyes on The #EdTech Horizon

Kyle Pace

Many of those same teachers also invested a lot of time and energy to learning about new ideas and technologies; whether that be attending a conference, edcamp, adding new books to their professional libraries or taking a grad class. From my own experience, as well as something that can be quickly deduced by chatting with any educator interested in edtech, keeping up with it all is a never-ending challenge. We’re quickly approaching that time.

Keeping Our Eyes on The #EdTech Horizon

Kyle Pace

Many of those same teachers also invested a lot of time and energy to learning about new ideas and technologies; whether that be attending a conference, edcamp, adding new books to their professional libraries or taking a grad class. From my own experience, as well as something that can be quickly deduced by chatting with any educator interested in edtech, keeping up with it all is a never-ending challenge. We’re quickly approaching that time.

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

As mentioned in my previous post 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. EdCamp Foundation. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Edtech Needs More Infrastructure, Educator Support in 2017

Edsurge

education technology agenda. Much work remains to be done to realize the full potential of education technology. While device penetration is increasing and edtech products are proliferating, adequate infrastructure in schools lags behind. Help Schools Identify What Works As more schools get connected to high-speed internet, it is imperative that the most effective technology solutions get implemented. Education Technology School Infrastructure Policy

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #6: L. Butler

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

In addition to creating Animoto videos, Lisa is active on Twitter (@SrtaLisa), writes about educational technology topics on her blog , and enjoys attending educational conferences. Lisa and I were lucky to connect during EdCamp Philly this past Spring! edcamp #edtech edmodo edmodocon teaching technology Guest post #6 is submitted by Lisa Butler, a middle school Spanish and Social Studies teacher in Hershey, PA. Lisa has been using Edmodo for 2.5

EdTech Events Calendar

The Electric Educator

There are a LOT of EdTech events. From EdCamps to state technology conferences to Google summits, there is always something going on! As a full time technology consultant, I attend a lot of events around the country. The EdTech community is awesome; caring, sharing, and fun! To help you get started, I created and am now maintaining a calendar of EdTech events in the United States. educational technology events

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service that Directly Affects Students and Classrooms

My Paperless Classroom

Whether you are a teacher trying to figure out how to invest your limited class resource budget, or an edtech company trying to secure your place in the market, customer service is something to look at closely. Look for Edcamps and offer support. Edcamps will be happy to hand out information about an app to participants, but companies should not miss out on the rich opportunity to join the education conversation. EdTech News Instructional Technology My Paperless Classroom

50+ Can’t-Miss K-12 Education Technology Events for 2017-2018

Edsurge

How to stay posted on the latest edtech events. To help you plan your upcoming travels, we’ve compiled a shortlist of more than 50 education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world through June 2018. On November 1-3, EdSurge and Digital Promise will host hundreds of education leaders, thinkers, researchers around learning, equity and technology at Fusion , in Burlingame Calif. Education Technology Events Community

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

The high school district was fortunate enough to recognize that to make forward progress with technology, they had to make a change. Local IT service companies tend to be business focused, just like school IT shops of old, and are not well versed in the unique edtech challenges facing classrooms today. The main reason: the shift towards authentic technology integration into everyday instruction is happening right now. Starting with traditional edtech conferences is good.

The Future’s Open Wide With These 60+ K-12 Education Technology Events in 2018-2019

Edsurge

From local Edcamps in your backyard to glitzy conferences dotting the globe, these convenings showcase exciting changes happening in schools and classrooms (and humbling lessons learned along the way). We’ve compiled this shortlist of education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world in 2018. The calendar below lists the locations and dates major K-12 education technology conferences for the rest of 2018, and through the first six months of 2019.

Back on the Road! The 2018 K-12 Education Technology Conference Calendar

Edsurge

One of the best parts of the job is checking out the education technology conferences that dot the globe. It seems like every single city we go, there’s an edtech rodeo—and no matter where we go, we’ll find a good show. To help you plan your upcoming travels, we’ve compiled a shortlist of education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world in 2018. gathering hundreds of education leaders, thinkers, researchers around learning, equity and technology.

24 Pickup Lines for Every Stage of Your Relationship With Edtech

Edsurge

EdCamps. A love for learning, teaching, education, a better tomorrow—and the role that technology could play. To celebrate this most hallowed of Hallmark holidays , we offer this handy list to help you profess and pursue your love for education technology. Education Technology Fun Stuff CommunityHackathons. Platforms. Startups. Bootcamps. Pitchfests. What binds these and countless other education ideas, events, words and buzzwords together? Why, love, of course.

How a Cheapskate Introduces Technology Tools

Tech Helpful

I'm not the first to tell the edtech world this.Leslie Fisher blogged about it several months back and educators everywhere have been loading up buggies of these little goodies, myself included. I look for opportunities for my teachers to attend and I serve on organization committees to give more educators these chances- i.e. Edcamp Gigcity. I'm a visionary without a budget. I have grand schemes and wishes but no funding to have expectations. So what do I do? Improvise!

Making the leap from a teacher to an Edtech coach

Kairos EdTech

I’ve just started my first year as an edtech coach at Colegio Inglés. I’ve always been passionate about technology and education, so, to me, when opportunity came, it was only logical to take this new step and venture into the exciting world of technology integration from a coach’s perspective. As an edtech coach: 1. However, as an edtech coach I get to reach out to about 390 students. Are you an edtech coach? Image by Vishal Patel from Flickr. (CC-BY-NC-ND

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

Edsurge

Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have benefitted students in a variety of ways. I argue that rural states are where edtech companies, investors, and media outlets should be looking to to see truly innovative implementation of technology.

A National Push for More ‘Active Use’ of Technology in Learning

Educator Innovator

In its 2016 National Education Technology Plan, the Department of Education emphasizes model approaches to digital learning. Katie and Jason’s work, part of a collected free ebook called Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom , was one of several highlighted in the Department of Education’s 2016 National Education Technology Plan , “ Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education (PDF).” Educator Innovator Blog #edtech #edtechequity #techquity

Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

The CoolCatTeacher

It had Dan Callahan on from — at that time, he was kind of working with the EdCamp Foundation and founders, and we just did a show on, “What Is EdCamp?”. Six months later, I got an email from this random person that said, “Hey, I just wanted to let you know… We’re here at EdCamp Buffalo. The reason that we’re at EdCamp Buffalo is that I’ve heard your show, and it inspired me to create my own EdCamp.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Google Meet – SULS0110

Shake Up Learning

She is passionate about professional development, technology integration, and building a strong culture in schools. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

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

Shake Up Learning

We’re experiencing a shift in education right now, which has forced educators to use technology creatively to continue to do our jobs. I had a set group of people at different levels, but most of them don’t use technology outside of work besides a cell phone.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

EdTechnocation.com

The Technology Advances Quickly & is Easier to Use! To have a successful online event, the technology needs to be readily available, easy to set up and use, and must fit the needs of the presenters and attendees. That technology exists today and is quickly becoming main stream. These technologies are easy to use for both presenter and attendee and are free! That''s why I help plan Edcamp Honolulu!

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

Shake Up Learning

Just like planning for technology integration, you want to ask yourself, what’s the end goal? She is passionate about professional development, technology integration, and building a strong culture in schools. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

How Educators are Using the Exclusive Social Media App Clubhouse

Edsurge

With the feel of an in-person conference and the energy of an Edcamp, educators are finding this audio app is a new place to connect with educators from around the world. Education Technology Professional Development Technology Trends

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.

10+ Ways to Recharge Your Batteries Over the Summer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter Chats, webinars, MOOCs, online courses, online conferences, virtual events, livestreams, Edcamps, Facebook groups, #Hashtags Find your hashtag community! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010

Shake Up Learning

shakeuplearning #edtech. 11:51] – Carly talks about the kind of technology and devices that she has available to her students in her classroom. [14:46] Edcamp. One piece of content or skill that’s just hard to teach or doesn’t seem to work well with technology? The post How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. These days it’s easy to find fun and engaging activities for your students online.

Taking Control Of Your Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

You can also visit the list of the Top 50 Must Read Edtech blogs and take a look at the Edublogs Awards Nominated blogs. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference for example is the largest education conference with nearly 20,000 attendees takes place the end of June every year. Edcamps can help fill that void. You can read more about Edcamps and check out the Edcamp calendar to learn when one is taking place near you.

Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer

Shake Up Learning

She is passionate about professional development, technology integration, and building a strong culture in schools. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps. and listens to Podcasts like the Google Teacher Tribe to keep up with educational technology and pedagogy. The post Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer appeared first on Shake Up Learning.