Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. Innovation Social Media Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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Coming Soon: Edcamps, Brought to You by the Letters PBS

Edsurge

The do-it-yourself conference is coming to your local public broadcaster, as part of a new venture between the Edcamp Foundation and PBS Education. Between now and May, 10 local PBS affiliates will host a series of specially branded events, called PBS Edcamps, aimed at educators and caregivers of students in Pre-K through third grade. PBS reaches as many as one million educators each month through broadcast programming and online media.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

Come see me present and be sure use my personal VIP code of EK10 to receive my partner discount of 10% your registration at any of these 7 events. If you''re a Michigan educator, be sure to mark your 2015 calendars for the MI Flip Conference and EdCamp Lansing. EdCamp U.S.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. So there’ll be chances to actually do presentations there. They may be presenters; they may just be participants. Innovation Librarians Social Media Teachers Technology

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

How to Be Awesome at #Edcamp! [FREE Poster Download!]

Shake Up Learning

How to Be Awesome at #EdCamp Poster | www.ShakeUpLearning.com | #edchat #hackpd #teaching The #EdCamp Revolution is here to stay! Have you attended an EdCamp yet? In case you haven''t been paying attention, the EdCamp movement is changing the way educators connect and learn.

A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

Meanwhile, the most enthusiastic listeners whisper to each other, or form mini-groups outside the conference walls, maybe even at a social gathering later that day. The Edcamp Foundation puts the Rule of Two Feet near the top of their list of tenets.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

HOW TO EDCAMP! Notes from a workshop by Kevin Jarrett

Saving Socrates

Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) spoke about how to run an edcamp at #edcampsteam. https://docs.google.com/document/d/148stWNaJWyjOXQrxCdMFuuhSpx6EC4oeTK88W_FtUrE/edit It isn''t trademarked for an edcamp. Edcamp rules, has to be open to all, at school unconference. No keynotes, no paid presenters, no schedules in advance, no commercial (but weird cause can have sponsors). This is what an edcamp should be. You can learn about stuff at an edcamp.

A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education.

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A PD Perspective

My Island View

I have always supported teachers and have a record of doing so during my very public run in social media for the last decade.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

EdTechnocation.com

This was a paid online event which used Google Hangouts on Air to host live and recorded keynotes and presentations. 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.

Enhancing Professional Collaborations

techlearning

From the Tech and Learning Leadership Summits to MassCUE and other regional and national conferences, presenting at and attending these events has helped us expand our PLNs to include colleagues from around the country. [ TL Advisor Blog Professional Development Pln Collaboration Social Medi

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware of more organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. Games (Breakouts) facilitate the growth of teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and troubleshooting by presenting participants with challenges that ignite their natural drive to problem-solve. EdCamp Foundation.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

You have taken control of your own learning You have made the decision to be a public learner, swimming through social media waters using tools like Twitter, Google+, Linked In, blogs, etc. But they do not send out student names on social media.

My #ISTE17 Takeaways

Tech Helpful

Rachelle presented multiple times (and I must say she's amazing at sharing her classroom stories) and I was there as an attendee only. It's easy to get lost in the crowd if that is what you want or to be in the middle of everything learning AND social.

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Recently, he said, there was a session on Periscope at a recent Edcamp he attended, and he decided to stream it with Periscope. “I Empowering Education with Video Engaging Stakeholders with Live Video Streaming Featured on eSchool News Social Media Top News

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools! Edcamps - unconferences where there aren''t traditional keynote speakers or vendors. Royse City is hosting EdCamp Awesome in Feburary 2014.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''ve had 750 actual practitioner presentations since we started GlobalEdCon, all of which were recorded and are still available for free on the website to watch or listen to at any time. We also really hope that you will consider presenting. More information in presenting HERE.

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

In order to create these much-needed Personalized Learning Networks educators will need to learn about social media and its culture. I have challenged people on the ideas of awards for students, and from some of my conversations, some educators have no interest in thinking differently about the process no matter what is presented to them. It is not about a right and wrong in the process, but more the idea of “I am good with what we are doing at this present time”.

The Art of Storytelling

A Principal's Reflections

A great debate that has emerged over social media channels has been how we honor and acknowledge our educators and others in the profession. I think many of us in the connected world have been telling our stories since we signed on to a social media tool.

Empowering Student Voice through Self Differentiation in High School

Buncee

I began using Buncee when I saw the awesome graphics that people were posting on social media. Now, all of my Twitter chat introductions are made with Buncee… I even made Buncee business cards to share at conferences and edcamps!

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Free food and drinks as well as hands-on presentations. I will be presenting on engaging parents. Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms.

The Importance of Relationships, Voice and Digital Leadership #EdCampUSA

Shake Up Learning

Great group shot of #edcampusdoed w/ @arneduncan pic.twitter.com/oex1G4cNcg — Zac Chase (@MrChase) May 29, 2015 #EdCampUSA On Friday, May 29, I had the privilege to attend #EdCampUSA (aka EdCamp DOED) in Washington D.C. This was no ordinary EdCamp. This EdCamp was held at the U.S.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

Find or organize an EdCamp. Invest time in social media. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. Need a Presenter? Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It.

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Parent/Educator EDU

My Island View

We should not bore them with dry lectures, poorly presented on Power Point. Presenting mounds of data without real context will be wasted. The Edcamp model of instruction for professional development seems to fit the bill for the needs of both educators and parents.

3 Things We Need To Remember For Every Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The presenter leading did little to engage us. Several of our divisions like Title I, Social Studies and others have taken whole days and run them like a mini conference. Social Media. I remember my first professional development as a teacher. I was fresh out of college.

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. The future, and increasingly the present, of educator professional development is predicated upon insights and resources shared within professional learning communities.

#NYSCATE13 - A Conference that Knows How to Make IT Happen!

The Innovative Educator

Some nail it like EdCamps and EduCon , and others leave something to be desired. Making social media happen * Lisa Nielsen impressed by all that is going on in the social media kiosk. Coffee with a Geek Geeky Ed Tech educator Andy Wheelock @Spiffwhitfield held court at the social media kiosk where he was on hand to get a behind the scenes look at what goes on at NYSCATE. A conference that gets social media right.

If Ferris Bueller Was At Our School #savmp #KidsDeserveIt #PrincipalsInAction #edchat

Adam Welcome

via GIPHY Ferris Bueller has come up in many presentations over the years. Here is how they are getting it done: Student Run EdCamps Yes, you read that correctly. There are places across the country where EdCamps are being run solely by students.

3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network

Edsurge

Try finding an established meetup with BrewCUE , CoffeeCUE , or EdCamp , or even create one in your own area. At the end of the school year, have PLN organizers present their findings to the staff. Go to as many presentations as you can and talk to the presenters. The Ultimate Networking Tool: Social Media. When it comes to forming a PLN in the 21st century, social media is a must.

Three Ways to Use the Apple Teacher Program in Your District

EdTechTeacher

With the social media buzz around the Apple Teacher Program , we’ve definitely seen how this resource sparks enthusiasm for learning new ideas. In the final stage, imagine taking the framework presented in the Apple Teacher Program and having teachers build upon it.

Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer

Shake Up Learning

You may recognize Pam, as she is very active on social media and serves as one of the community managers of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways.

Campus Leaders: Developing Teacher Tech Leaders

RafranzDavis.com

What I love most about “edcamps” is that they are 100% driven by the collective knowledge of the group. As a frequent conference attendee/presenter, I actually love hearing from teachers who are currently in practice versus a specialist who is not.

Happy Book Birthday to Gertie’s Leap to Greatness

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I can’t really comprehensively name all of the things that Nikki does, but here are a few: Co-founder of EdCamp Atlanta. Presenter at national and international conferences including ISTE and AASL. I invite you to leave a comment, share on social media, or do your own blog post.

Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website www.spedtechgeek.com , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. She has presented at FETC, the EdTechTeam Low Country Summit, and EdCamps.