Educators as Empowered Learners

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Stay current with research that supports improved learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences. I participate in the following ways (please note that none of these options cost me a dime of money)- Edcamp GigCity.

Podstock 2013 = Opportunity for Change

Two Guys and Some iPads

The ability to use technology as a tool, and not an outcome, will create students transforming into lifelong learners. It is in the teacher''s hands to give their students the opportunity to use technology as a tool, or a learning outcome.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

Kyle Pace

This is the worse possible post-event outcome I can think of. Have you ever thought about creating edcamp style professional learning opportunities for teachers? The chances are really high that at least one person in your school or district has been to an edcamp before.

Glad I Was Disappointed Today

EdTechSandyK

Remember what it feels like when you do everything in your power to get things right, and the outcome still falls short. disappointment edcamp lessons learned professional development professionalism

5 Ways to Prep for the Next School Year

EdTechTeam

3: Go to Conferences and Get Involved If you have the opportunity this summer, I highly encourage you to attend a summit, edcamp, or any type of conference where you can learn and grow. Also, check out Edcamps which are free, participant-driven conferences for professional development.

Edtech Needs More Infrastructure, Educator Support in 2017

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In working with the RCE Coach team, I have seen schools begin to ask more informed questions like “Will usage of X tool under Y conditions lead to Z outcomes?” Support Teachers in Effectively Integrating Technology Getting the best products into the classroom is only half the battle; we need to support teachers and administrators to effectively integrate these products to achieve the intended outcomes.

Merritt Public Schools: How a Rural Oklahoma District Developed its Digital Learning Program

Education Superhighway

They began helping each other implement the digital classroom tools, going to ISTE , and sharing information and best practices with each other and at Edcamps.

Enter the #squadgoals Challenge

EdTechTeam

Grading policies are being revised and adjusted to reflect learning outcomes instead of just using points. We invite you all to join us for our #squadgoals challenge for the next month!

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Why PLN?

Hansen's Link to Tech

What is a Professional Learning Network? It''s a flexible, teacher-driven activity space that facilitates personalized professional development. PLN''s connect teachers to other individuals worldwide who can offer support, advice, feedback, and collaboration opportunities.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This presentation will share some stories from an innovative, practising classroom teacher and will provide a glimpse into what can be achieved, how it can be achieved and the amazing resultant outcomes that are now possible when learning extends beyond the classroom walls.

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

Kyle Pace

This is the worse possible post-event outcome I can think of. Have you ever thought about creating edcamp style professional learning opportunities for teachers? The chances are really high that at least one person in your school or district has been to an edcamp before.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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If you're a math or English language arts teacher, you can launch the Common Core Explorer to find technology tools you can integrate into your lesson activities to help you address that learning outcome in a new way.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

If you're a math or English language arts teacher, you can launch the Common Core Explorer to find technology tools you can integrate into your lesson activities to help you address that learning outcome in a new way. Sometimes we hear about so many different tools from conferences, edcamps, and workshops it can be a little overwhelming. During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered.

The Greatest Challenge Facing School Leaders in a Digital World

Edsurge

Innovative heads of school already have numerous possible configurations that they can consider, ranging from “genius hour” and “20 percent time” (in which the school allows students to explore their own project and learning outcomes for one hour a day or 20 percent of their time in school) to multi-week immersive projects to all-year grade- or school-level rollouts.