Sat.Jun 15, 2013 - Fri.Jun 21, 2013

If you like Pinterest and Edmodo, you'll love eduClipper!

Kleinspiration

Save Everything in One Spot : Word Documents, PDFs, PPT, Drive Files, Images, Links, Embed Codes, Flash Content, Excel Files, and more. all organized, all for free! If a teacher designed Pinterest, I''m sure it would resemble eduClipper.

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Learning Artifacts

A Principal's Reflections

I routinely speak about the need for students to produce learning artifacts that demonstrate conceptual mastery. Knowledge often comes to us via transcribed content or artifacts, which is derived from other''s knowledge.

Evernote releases some great new features

Educational Technology Guy

Evernote is my go to app. In fact, in my position as CIO, I use two apps for 90% of my work - Outlook for email and calendar and Evernote for all my notes, project planning and more. I keep meeting notes, project management, reference files, clip websites and even save emails with Evernote clipper for Outlook. I use it on all my devices: desktop, smartphone, Nexus 7, Livescribe pen, and ScanSnap scanner and Chromebook and it is an indispensable app.

Google Doesn't Care About Grades or Test Scores

The Electric Educator

In a recent interview with Adam Bryant of the New York Times , the Senior VP of People Operations at Google discussed how Google hires and how they analyze job performance and hiring data.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Kids Summer Writing Camp with Diary of a Wimpy Kid Author, Jeff Kinney, by @BoomWriterKids Register Today!

Kleinspiration

Imagine if your kid could do a week long writing camp with their favorite author! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER I am so excited to share this post with you.

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Adobe Announces Updates to Creative Cloud

Educational Technology Guy

Adobe Creative Cloud was launched last year as a cloud offering of many of it''s most popular applications. This month Adobe has announced a major update to it. The update adds new features, including cross device collaboration, syncing, and publishing. There is also an expanded community of users.

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Why Wouldn’t We Let Students Blog? Reasons to Get Students Blogging

The 21st Century Principal

One of the greatest battles I fought as an English teacher was the in-authenticity of my students’ writing. English teachers know exactly what I mean. After slogging through a stack of literary essays, that only English teachers read, your eyes begin to glaze, and if you are really honest with yourself, you realize, “NO ONE READS THIS STUFF! WHY DO I SUBJECT MYSELF TO IT?”

Sugata Mitra - Charlatan or genius?

Learning with 'e's

''It''s quite fashionable to say that the education system is broken - it''s not broken, it''s wonderfully constructed. It''s just that we don''t need it any more. It''s outdated.''

Apps to Create and Connect to the Common Core on GettingSmart.com

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

View on GettingSmart.com. edapp #mlearning #vitalcpd CCSS creativity app ipad

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Edmodocon 2013

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I am so thrilled to share this news! My best buddy and partner in crime, Liz Calderwood, and I are presenting at Edmodocon 2013 this summer! We are one of 15 presenters chosen for this global, virtual and free conference. Our session is titled Classroom Gymnastics: How to Use Edmodo for BYOD, 1:1 (When you can be), Paperless, and Flipped Learning. I hope you will join us online on August 7th, 2013 and view all the presentations. Registration is now OPEN , so please reserve your spot!

Evernote Journal App for iPad: Excellent Way to Take Meeting Notes and Keep Logs

The 21st Century Principal

There are quite a few Evernote apps that extend the note taking program’s functionality, and I have used quite a few of them. Recently, I found Evernote''s Journal iPad app. This app makes it possible to keep a journal right in my Evernote application.

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Shifting sands

Learning with 'e's

I have been blogging, writing and talking about our digital learning futures for some time.

Not 1:1? There's Still Hope for Implementing iPads! #iPlza13 #not121

EdTechSandyK

At 10:15 am on June 19th, @DigitalLearners and I are scheduled to present Not 1:1? There''s Still Hope for Implementing iPads! at the 2013 iPadPalooza Learning Festival in Austin, Texas. Below is our presentation as well as a folder of resource documents that schools implementing iPads in any way, shape, or form might benefit from. If you can''t join us in person, follow the hashtag #iPlza13 for Tweets from the Festival, and #not121 for Tweets from our session.

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Google Voice simplifies and enhances the work of innovative educators

The Innovative Educator

Google Voice is a terrific tool for educators. Google Voice gives you one phone number that is tied to you. You can chose to have that phone number ring any phone you’d like. As a result, you can pick just one phone to take with you and all your phones will ring into it.

Make Your Chrome TweetDeck App Operate as a Windows Desktop App

The 21st Century Principal

I am a heavy Chrome browser user. It''s not usual for me to operate with multiple tabs open throughout the day. I might have one open to my Blog, another in Facebook, another in my Gmail, and so on.

Update on SLP Blogs Bundle: Now Follow Blogs Using Feedly!

SpeechTechie

For a few years, I have been a strong advocate of following blogs using an aggregator tool such as Google Reader. I even created a "bundle" of SLP blogs that anyone could subscribe to all at once using Reader.

iPLC: Planting the Seed Through Staff Development #iPlza13

EdTechSandyK

Notes from iPadPalooza 2013 Presentation Errin Jennings Instructional Technology Specialist Dripping Springs ISD kimtag.com/errinjennings Prezi for presentation: [link] We are using [link] to share ideas for whom to follow on different networks to grow our PLN. When you introduce something to faculty (or students), communicate clearly. For example, if using a back channel, let participants know focus of comments should be on topic at hand. Just saying "Be professional" might not be enough.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

An interview with Michael G Moore

Learning with 'e's

I agreed to do a series of video interviews with notable scholars at the Annual EDEN Conference in Oslo earlier this month, and I was really spoilt for choice.

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Establishing a Culture of Creativity by Paying Attention to Failure

The 21st Century Principal

“An organization’s language in relation to ‘failure’ is crucially important to creativity.” Andrew Grant & Gaia Grant, Who Killed Creativity?…And And How Can We Get It Back Those with great accomplishments started out at a stage of zero recognition. They began with little, but they reached the pinnacle of accomplishment only after facing rejection and failure. Those who we think have accomplished much, such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates did so, in part, because of resiliency and creativity.

Correlation and Causation

The Innovative Educator

My latest cartoon; check them all out at branzburg.blogspot.com

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Alternative Accreditation as a Means to Create Competition in the University Industry Price Structure

Saving Socrates

This post is actually inspired by reading the following article by the AEI Institute. link] I''ve always been intrigued by the process of peer evaluation and critique and I''ve always been a free marketeer. I''d like to think these two concepts are not mutually exclusive, but instead intertwined. I became a JSTOR junkie (Academic Search Engine with the great scholarly journals all aggregated together for research) by first year at Columbia and have not turned back since.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

Kathy Schrock

I was contacted to see if I wanted to do a product review for Staples , and, of course, I agreed! I chose the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to review. The model I received has 2GB of RAM, is WiFi only (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, and has 16GB of memory storage, expandable to 64GB via a microSD/HC slot.

5 Free Summer Professional Development Resources from ASCD

The 21st Century Principal

ASCD is offering what they call “high-impact, in-depth professional development resources” at no cost. Nothing better than Free! These offerings let educators take professional learning into their hands by selecting desired areas for growth and immersing themselves in targeted learning at their own pace. All five are available anytime and anywhere there is an Internet connection.

Common Core practice tests now available online

The Innovative Educator

Commenting on the Ramaz Yom Iyun on Jewish Philosophy for Judaic Teachers

Saving Socrates

Ramaz''s Yom Iyun (Day of Learning) came on the heels of a round of much heated debate on Lookjed about how to ensure religious observance in students post high school. Extremely relevant, very timely, and incredibly well run, the conference provided educators with a number of options for the first lecture to attend and then followed up with two amazing lectures by Dr. David Shatz and one lecture Rabbi Twersky.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

#ISTE13 - San Antonio Highlights & FUN!

The Daring Librarian

It''s my last year serving you as your PK-12 Schools rep on the ISTE Board of Directors - and a bittersweet time. In the last four years it''s been a lot of work but it''s been a great honor (and FUN!)

Data-Driven Decision Making Usually Means “Test-Score Driven Decision-Making"

The 21st Century Principal

I received another one of those “Data-Driven Decision-Making Workshop” email advertisements the other day. I usually receive several of those during the course of a week. It’s as if someone out there has drawn the conclusion that I do not make decisions based on data, so I am in need of more training in this area. So what is it that most of these workshops offer? They should be entitled, “Test-Score Driven Decision-Making” because that’s what most of them are really about.

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Innovative Educators named Bammy Awards finalists!

The Innovative Educator

The Academy of Education Arts and Sciences announced the finalists for the second annual Bammy Awards which recognizes the contributions of educators across 23 categories.