edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix


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! edWeb Blog edcamp

Reflections on Edcamp Boston 2011


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.

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.

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

CUE holds a myriad of educational technology related events including its Fall and National Conference , STEAMpunk Mobile Labs , and “ CUE Rock Star ” Camps , all of which are fun, innovative models of professional learning that occur throughout the United States. EdCamp Foundation. All for the kids we serve, Blog BreakoutEDU CUE EdCamp Foundation ISTE Learning Forward One-to-One Institute professional learning Project Red The Learning Accelerator

Discussing an Augmented Reality World! - AR Detroit

Two Guys and Some iPads

Brian is Partner and Chair of the Social, Mobile and Emerging Media Practice Group at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP and an expert in the field. On Monday, July 29th our baby took it''s first step!

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

In addition, there were more sessions this year focused around topics like integrating technology, digital citizenship, mobile learners, technology and critical thinking and others. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Can MakerSpaces Invent the Future? (Video)

Adjusting Course

Watch for our students next week as they present SpheroExo to teachers at EdCamp Eau Claire! Uncategorized 3D Printing Collaboration EdTech Elementary Greenwood GWgreats Innovation Makerbot Makerspace MakerSpaces Mobile MakerSpaces Robotics Sphero SpheroExo STEAM STEM Wayzata

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

The Web20Classroom

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.

The Conversation We Need To Have With Leadership

Teacher Reboot Camp

ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. This post is part of Scott McLeod’s Leadership Day 2014.

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. Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week.

Bringing ISTE 13 home

Kairos EdTech

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. Photo by Larry S. Anderson ISTE''s Annual Conference is very simply the Mecca of EdTech learning.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join me virtually for a free webinar broadcast at the Badge Summit, Moving with Mobile Devices at 1pm Denver/2pmCT/3pmET/8pmUK. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

3 Misconceptions About Innovation in Education

The Principal of Change

Look at EdCamp. Someone had to have a vision of what a “phone” could be, but when you look at the innovation of mobile technology, this has led to other innovations. “Innovation” is one of the most used words in education right now.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday, April 18th at 9am in NYC EdCamp IB , EdCamp IB is a free unconference dedicated to teaching and learning in the four programs of the International Baccalaureate.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social


This is why hundreds of thousands of teachers around the world are participating in Twitter chats, Edcamps and other informal, organically organized professional learning communities. When I look into the eyes of an educator through a Google Hangout conversation or during an Edcamp session, I am vividly reminded of what it was like to interview an entrepreneur or early-stage investor at a pitch competition during the dot-com boom.

My Noms for the 2013 Edublog Awards


Best EdTech/Resource Sharing Blog- Learning in Hand not only offers a guide to implementing mobile technologies in education, but also is a great resource on doing so in a manner that fosters critical thinking. Best open PD / unconference / webinar series- Edcamp ! Best mobile app- I love the versatility of Pic Collage - it has so many uses for language, social and executive functioning! It''s Edublog awards time!

Boston Area Peeps, Come Learn Together this Summer


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.

Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

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. Make the celebration more mobile and blended, reflecting trends in educational practice and educator use.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

Student devices are mobile, personal and available where and when students need them. I would advocate for any mobile device solution that put access into every student’s hands. Branching out in to non-tradtional (like edCamps) is better.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The New York Times : “ Edcamps : The ‘Unconferences,’ Where Teachers Teach Themselves.” ” “Global Demand for Mobile Computing Devices in K–12 Grows, Powered by U.S. 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.

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

Educator Innovator

Text @4TCHrs to 81010 from your mobile device to join Digital Tools for TCHrs , and receive notifications about a new digital tool every week during the school year. Natalie is involved in EDCampNJ , EDCamp Jersey Shore , EDCamp Leadership , NJ/PA ECET2 , and NJASCD. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” Via CMX : “ How Edcamp Scaled Up 1,500 Community Events Connecting Educators All Over the World.” Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” And what a fine bunch.

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The Greatest Challenge Facing School Leaders in a Digital World


When nearly all information is digital or online, multi-modal and multi­media, accessed by mobile devices that fit in our pockets, the question should not be whether schools prepare students for a digital learning landscape, but rather how. With today’s tools, students can connect with authors and artists from around the globe, create videos that mobilize local voters, or collaborate with other citizen scientists on crowdsourced projects.

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


App features podcast by educators from all over who speak on a variety of topics using mobile devices, 1:1 iPad initiative, free web2.0 It inspired me to start planning the first edcamp buffalo (@edcampbflo)! Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations


Best open PD/unconference/webinar series I have been to a number of Edcamps in the past several years, and these free unconferences, crowdsourcing the knowledge of the attendees themselves, still rival any experience I pay $$$ for. Best mobile app Toontastic , again, cause Animation=Language, and because Launchpad has continued to develop context and allowed school-based SLPs to access them with the All-access Pass.

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


App features podcast by educators from all over who speak on a variety of topics using mobile devices, 1:1 iPad initiative, free web2.0 It inspired me to start planning the first edcamp buffalo (@edcampbflo)! Hugely informed and supportive of teachers.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As an IT Director in international schools she implemented 1:1 learning and worked with teachers from K-12 on pedagogical applications for mobile and ubiquitous computing. And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai.