edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix

edWeb.net

Edcamps are a great way for educators to meet with peers in their area and share great ideas. edWeb was pleased to be able to support our friends Peggy George and Deirdre Shetler with EdCamp Phoenix. Edcamp Phoenix has come and gone, and what an event it was!

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

The purpose of this post is to provide the information educators inquire about most often when visiting our school (in person or from afar). Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model.

Reflections on Edcamp Boston 2011

SpeechTechie

This past Saturday I attended Edcamp Boston, an "unconference" set in the wonderful Microsoft NERD center overlooking the Charles River in Cambridge. Upon arrival at Edcamp, these are organized into session spaces and times; I popped up a small session: Then, you just GO.

Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

Are we as educators truly teaching our students to add value to the digital world if we don't embrace mediums to do this?

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

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. Below is a post (thanks to the most awesome Mark Barnes) about the entire Connected Educator Series from Corwin. Enter Corwin Press and the Connected Educators Series. The Edcamp model connects educators to PD like never before.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Is your library mobile friendly?

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

During my time as a public school employee, I’d occasionally hear about educational organizations that were working to support schools in some capacity. CUE is a nonprofit educational corporation founded in 1978 with a goal to inspire innovative learners in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and learning networks. EdCamp Foundation.

3 Misconceptions About Innovation in Education

The Principal of Change

“Innovation” is one of the most used words in education right now. Here are some misconceptions about the word that we need to dispell to protect “innovation” in education from becoming a buzzword. Look at EdCamp.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. ” The Department of Education plans to shutter its cafeteria , once known by the lovely name of EDibles. Marcus to serve as Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights. State and Local) Education Politics.

5 Ways live streaming is going to change the future of education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Did you know more than 80% of internet and mobile audiences watched more live-videos in 2016 as compared to 2015, and streaming video accounts for more than two-thirds of all internet traffic and is expected to jump to 82% by 2020? So, what’s the future of education?

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” Also on the list of new hires: Robert Eitel , “who had been criticized for his dual role as a top for-profit college official and Education Department adviser, has resigned from his position at Bridgepoint Education.” ” Immigration and Education.

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

TeacherCast

In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show.

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Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

Educator Innovator and its network of partners is leading a theme on youth agency and voice as part of this year’s Connected Educator Month , which starts next week. Beginning with a kickoff webinar on October 1 and culminating with Edcamp Online , Educator Innovator’s participation will focus on disseminating resources that highlight the critical importance of interest- and passion-driven work by young people.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

TeacherCast

Jeffrey Bradbury is clearly an innovator and a mover and shaker in the educational technology world. Great information June 12, 2015 by jjbs21 from United States Great podcast with a lot of valuable tips for educators! The topics are timely and appropriate for K-12 educators.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

Now, it seems, many educators and school leaders realize that they have no choice but to get on board with social media, and they are exploring the tool. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole (education) community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social

Edsurge

The enthusiasm shared by educators who understand that social media will forever impact their lives and practice is very reminiscent of the vibe expressed by dot-commers two decades ago during the first wave of the Internet boom—this is a very good thing. This approach won’t work with passionate educators who recognize that their world is changing because of technology. This is true within education as well. Education Technology Professional Development Learning Strategies

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ). 3, and Connected Educator Month in October--how are we still standing?!), Where does this type of problem solving fit in in the current education landscape?

Here are some of the latest ed-tech, policy updates

eSchool News

Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained a hit in the K-12 classroom. The announcement came at the National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Educators are, by definition, continuous learners.

The Greatest Challenge Facing School Leaders in a Digital World

Edsurge

As founding director of CASTLE (the Center for the Advanced Study of Tech­nology Leadership in Education), the nation’s only university center dedicated to the technology needs of school leaders, I have had the good fortune to work with administrators all over the world on digital leadership issues. Some educators see these types of responses as principled stands against the shortcomings and hassles of digital technologies. Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards

SpeechTechie

The Edublog awards are an effort to "promote and demonstrate the educational value of social media," particularly as some school districts block blogs and Twitter. Some dislike the competitive aspect, but personally I value the information shared during this time of year as bloggers share posts about the resources that inspire them, and the nominees list always reveals new educators worth following. Best open PD / unconference / webinar series- Edcamp !

Bringing ISTE 13 home

Kairos EdTech

With an attendance of about 18,000 people* , it draws educators from all over the world. The knowledge produced, reproduced and acquired is so vast that it covers fascinating topics ranging from the Common Core to Twitter as a learning tool or the latest trend in mobile learning.

Boston Area Peeps, Come Learn Together this Summer

SpeechTechie

In this class, you will: -experience models of technology integration with curriculum contexts and IEP objectives -evaluate web and mobile (iPad) resources according to the FIVES criteria -learn many tech tricks and practice them with peers -create pre- and post-activities around technology resources and contexts that further clinical objectives -access channels for further learning about technology integration in your work.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

My first job in education was at a small rural high school district. Google Apps for Education. In California, the best way to approach this is to work with the County Office of Education (COE) on getting the most bandwidth a district can afford/qualify for.

Events + News - #TLChat LIVE! - NMC Preview - Students in Charge - iSchool Initiative

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

NMC Summer Conference presenters are thought leaders within the education industry at colleges and universities, schools, museums, libraries, organizations, and companies. Sunday is our fourth annual Global Education Summit, a three-hour event + connecting party you don''t want to miss.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations

SpeechTechie

Each year I enjoy the Edublog Awards season, which is ostensibly a competition but really a reminder of the importance of social media in education. I''d encourage SLPs who blog to nominate others; visibility and awareness of the work that SLPs do in education is very valuable. No matter who "wins," the annual event exposes all educators to a new list of passionate teachers.

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Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use by educators. Additionally, the tool connects with a person’s Google Drive account, so it’s perfect for Google Apps For Education districts around the world. There are many ways educators can begin to implement podcasting, or digital voice recording, as part of their classroom practice.