Edcamp Online 2014

Educator Innovator

Edcamps are a significant part of the Connected Educator Movement. Edcamps are unconference events designed for educators. This year, the Edcamp Foundation , an Educator Innovator partner, has teamed up with MIT Media Lab and the National Writing Project to offer the 2nd Annual #Edcamp Online. While Edcamps are usually face-to-face sessions, this one will connect people from any place and location.

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.

Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Account management is very easy with the Chromebooks and Nexus 7 using Google accounts for each student. Google Apps for Education would also be a great way to utilize these devices and provide excellent resources for the students and faculty and staff. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, June 6th at 8am - 3pm in Washington, DC Edcamp US Department of Education: Leading, Learning, Listening , Edcamp US DOE will be an intimate gathering of teacher leaders and policy leaders in order to discuss the most important issues in education.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

And the one thing that Flipsnack cannot do it … it cannot be worked on simultaneously like Google docs where two students can work on it at once. But, one of the other benefits of Flipsnack is that you can create the books in something like Google Slides.

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Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

Google Apps for Education. He’s always just a Google Hangout away from support if he needs it, but by reducing the complexity of the network down to a few key components, the level of troubleshooting required when things don’t work is greatly reduced.

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

Tech Helpful

Through the use of the Google Suites apps I am able to collaborate online with fellow educators both in my system and outside. Google Hangouts, Google Docs, and my Google Calendars are used on a regular basis to stay connected to my community. Empowered Professional 3.

Making Your Teaching Something Special: 50 Simple Ways to Become a Better Teacher

EdTechTeam

which are easier with digital tools such as Google Forms, Quizlet, and other survey-generating software) Ultimately, for myself, the reflection on assessments we give iaan critical takeaway. Google Forms | Quizzes That Provide Feedback: [link] (YouTube tutorial). Google Chrome Extensions & Apps | Citation Tools: [link] (YouTube tutorial). Google for Education Certified Trainer / Innovator/ Educator.

Why #techquity

Educator Innovator

Late last spring my alarm rang early so I could join a Google Hangout with two eighth graders from Jack Zangerle’s 8th grade English class in New York’s Hudson Valley. At an EdCamp, unconference-like event early this year in my school district, teachers expressed interest in having a conversation about equity of access. Teachers opted instead to seek training on Google Docs in the classroom, or similarly practical concerns.