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Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jodie Pierpoint on episode 243 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We’re in a situation now that we can jump on social media and share and grow with each other, and my goal is to be able to connect people.

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


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.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The #notatiste17 hashtag on Twitter. Twitter handle: @pgeorge. Twitter hashtag: #notatiste17.

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


Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

How to Maximize the EdCamp Experience: 6 Tips! [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

How to Maximize the EdCamp Experience (Click to view full size image) 6 Tips to Maximize the EdCamp Experience There are so many wonderful reasons that I love EdCamps! Below are some tips for new and experienced EdCampers! What is EdCamp?

Twitter Equals Growth Mindset?

The Principal of Change

This could be something to applied the idea of educators using Twitter. With the Twitter now implementing video in the service, it will be something that people will not only be open to learn, but I am sure will do interesting and new things with. It is probably one of the reasons why Twitter moved from the idea of “what are you doing”, to “what’s happening” in the update box. For those reasons Twitter will never connect all educators.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014


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.

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


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.

HOW TO EDCAMP! Notes from a workshop by Kevin Jarrett

Saving Socrates

Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) spoke about how to run an edcamp at #edcampsteam. 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.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.


Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Through LinkedIn I discovered Twitter. Twitter was more in real-time. I used Twitter only for educators. The Twitter Chat model flourished creating hundreds of education chats here and around the world.


Enhancing Professional Collaborations


Whether it is a live virtual meeting, Twitter chat, recorded webinars, or simply a series of emails, technology has given us ways to connect like never before. You can present together, write articles/blogs/newsletters (case in point with this article), or visit schools to collaborate.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership


Dr. Mazza showed us this video to give an idea of what connected educators can do with Twitter: Twitter in D123 from OLHD123 on Vimeo. But they do not send out student names on social media. pln professional development social media

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

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.

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service. Ever since Twitter introduced its live streaming service, Periscope , earlier this year, educators have become enamored.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Public Relations In Royce City ISD, every campus has a Twitter account and shares reminders with parents and students via Twitter. We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools!

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.

Empowering Student Voice through Self Differentiation in High School


I began using Buncee when I saw the awesome graphics that people were posting on social media. Because Buncee is so easy to use and create dynamic, fun images, I quickly began creating dozens of graphics for Twitter chats and for sharing meaningful quotes.

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.

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Please dm me for an invite on Twitter @ShellTerrell or message me on Facebook. Free food and drinks as well as hands-on presentations. I will be presenting on engaging parents.

What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?


Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Find or organize an EdCamp. Invest time in social media. Twitter. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. Need a Presenter? Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher.

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#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.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social


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.

3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network


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.

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. Follow Pam on Twitter: @specialtechie.

Three Ways to Use the Apple Teacher Program in Your District


There are no guides or play-by-play of what to do, and so we often turn to one another to share best practices such as twitter chats like #TosaChat. In the final stage, imagine taking the framework presented in the Apple Teacher Program and having teachers build upon it.

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.

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. Moderator of #tlchat on Twitter. Presenter at national and international conferences including ISTE and AASL. Today is a very special book birthday.

Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

Pam also loves to create resources to share with educators through her website , Twitter, as community manager of the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group and other social media platforms. Follow Pam on Twitter: @specialtechie.

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


Twitter: @TechEdShow ([link]. Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Quick Tweet for Multiple Twitter Accounts. Need a Presenter? It inspired me to start planning the first edcamp buffalo (@edcampbflo)!

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My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011


The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. This is all in addition to her dedication to interpersonal engagement on Twitter.

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Kyle Pace

We present our students with learning challenges all the time; yet as educators, we seem to be ok with not being challenged in our own learning. There are loads of ways to do this: Twitter, Facebook groups, Google+ communities, blogs, and more.

Campus Leaders: Developing Teacher Tech Leaders

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.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

Rationale: The opportunities for learning in our world today are immense and we need to take advantage of the opportunities that are presented to us. We need to change that mindset by tapping into the different types of learning opportunities that are present today. What is EdCamp?

Empowering or Stifling Voice?

The Principal of Change

When presented with the more complicated puzzles, on average they solved more than the kids who’d explained to themselves and about twice as many as the ones who’d simply repeated their answers. I’ve connected to some of these “bloggers” On Twitter.