Sat.Jun 24, 2017 - Fri.Jun 30, 2017

Research Webinar: Equity and Maker Learning

Digital Promise

Since the fall 2016 meeting of the League of Innovative Schools , superintendents from around the country have connected with leading researchers in the field of maker learning.

Mindsets for a Bold New World #LT8Keys

A Principal's Reflections

There are points in our professional lives that change us for the better. I vividly remember one such moment in 2009 when I took a device from a student as he had it out in the hallway.

How Did Jad Abumrad’s #ISTE17 Keynote Inspire You?

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my blog I often talk about how we need to send students on meaningful learning missions and help them discover how to make a meaningful life. I was so excited to see ISTE keynote, Jad Abumrad, inspire teachers to help students learn what makes a meaningful life.

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Deepen mathematical understanding with ‘Think Boards’

EdTech4Beginners

I went to an education conference recently, and in one session a maths expert shared ‘Think Boards’ They are a simple but excellent idea, and fit in very well with maths mastery. They basically encourage students to explore numbers or problems in a deeper way.

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.

Turning your face-to-face class into an online course [Part 2]

Neo LMS

In the previous post on this topic we looked at a few preparatory steps that you should take in order to prepare your objectives and plan for how the online course should work, and what it should achieve.

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Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials

Teacher Reboot Camp

You are invited to attend the ISTE panel discussion, Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials , which takes place today from 11:45am–12:45pm, in Room 301BC.

Why Teaching Children To Read And Write Should Be Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Sara Stringer, has a good article this month on literacy among children and how to improve the dismal statistics : In the Middle Ages, literacy was highly valued. People yearned for literacy then, the way an average American might yearn to win the lottery today.

Turning your face-to-face class into an online course [Part 1]

Neo LMS

So you’ve decided to make the leap and convert your face-to-face (F2F) class into an online course. A daunting job, even for the most tech-literate and motivated of teachers.

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Building on Hope: Growing an Effective Micro-credential Ecosystem

Digital Promise

The Digital Promise Micro-credential Ecosystem is designed to shift professional learning to something that empowers educators to own their growth and practice to best support their students.

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.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Digital Posters & Storytelling with Buncee

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy was excited to interview Buncee Man and tour the newest features at Buncee. Buncee is a web tool and mobile app teachers and their learners can use to create digital slide presentations, digital stories, digital books, posters, greetings, digital scrapbooks, interactive images and more.

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Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

BOGO — Buy one class; get a friend in for free. July 3rd-July 10th only. Last chance–class starts Monday, July 10th! Click to join. The Tech-infused Class. July 10th – July 29th. Online. 229 (individual); $750 (group of 5).

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Turning you F2F class into an online course [Part 2]

Neo LMS

In the previous post on this topic we looked at a few preparatory steps that you should take in order to prepare your objectives and plan for how the online course should work, and what it should achieve.

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Student Makers Turn Vision to Reality in the Learning Studio

Digital Promise

As part of HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom initiative, Digital Promise Global is directing a global network of Learning Studios designed for student-centered, experiential learning. Each Learning Studio is equipped with powerful technology for creation and collaboration.

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.

Savvy’s Interviews: Student Voice, UDL, Makerspaces & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Savvy conducted her pre-ISTE interviews at the Badge Summit and at the famous El Mercado shops at Market Square. Below, watch the live video interviews. Baby Savvy was excited to catch up with two of our favorite educators. Baby Savvy spoke to Rodney Turner (@TechyTurner) about student voice and pivot tables. Barbara Bray ( @BBray27 ) shared her work with Universal Design Learning, digital badges, and makerspaces. Baby Savvy will be conducting live interviews for the rest of ISTE.

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10 Classroom Management Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are ten of the to p classroom management tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class? Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin. How Great is MS Office Mix. How You Can Make Homework Easier for Students.

Turning your face-to-face class into an online course

Neo LMS

So you’ve decided to make the leap and convert your face-to-face (F2F) class into an online course. A daunting job, even for the most tech-literate and motivated of teachers.

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10 Books on Personalized Learning for School Leaders

Education Elements

If you’re like us, as you wind down another hectic school year, you’re imagining yourself on a beach with a few good reads. But what books will make the cut? Education Elements put together a few of our favorites on personalized and blended learning just for you. You’ll start the 2017-18 school year refreshed and full of great ideas to continue to move forward with personalized learning at your school and across your district. Personalized Learning Leaders

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.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Engaging Students with Hip Hop and Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy enjoyed speaking to our good friend, William Jeffery, @CoachJeffery. William has been one of the organizers and founders of Edspeakers , one of the most diverse databases of educational speakers, keynotes, and edupreneurs. We love the enthusiasm and energy he brings as a teacher, technology specialist, and digital innovator. In his interview, he speaks to Savvy about using Hip Hop and web tools to engage and inspire students.

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Tracking Attributes like Grit and Character–There’s an App for That

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Startups can help schools mine education data to measure "fuzzy" traits and abilities, like enthusiasm, joy and teamwork. The post Tracking Attributes like Grit and Character–There’s an App for That appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Data Games / Apps Mobile Devices Social-Emotional Needs Startups

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Giving Students a Voice

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. Among the many things young people have to do to succeed in school is learn to respect procedures they haven’t created or approved. Just think: A teenager sitting in class follows a lesson formulated by her teacher and a curriculum written by distant policymakers. On the walls, posters she didn’t choose inform her of her school’s goals and values.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

An interview with Kasey Bell in episode 107 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

EdTech at School

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

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Learning with Your PLN at Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy spoke to two incredible leaders who we connected with on Twitter in the first year I joined, Elana Leoni (@Elanaleoni) and Patrick Larkin (@patrickmlarkin). I would definitely describe these folks as part of my Passionate Learning Network (PLN). We connected years ago, met at conferences, and continue to learn so much from each other. In fact, Elana, was there the first day Savvy’s father and I met at ISTE.

Highlights from ISTE

Battelle for Kids

The opening of ISTE 2017 in San Antonio was a busy time for P21 members and friendlies. P21 Blog

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Bringing World Class Presentations Into The Classroom With Slidebot

EdTech4Beginners

For over 30 years, Microsoft PowerPoint has been the dominant tool of choice for lecturers and teachers wishing to engage their students and impart their knowledge. In recent years, however, this dynamic has started to change.

ISTE 2017: Google Introduces New Features for Classroom Exploration

EdTech Magazine

By Jena Passut The tech giant expands offerings that help teachers use tools like Google Earth Voyager in the classroom. 3D printing Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware STEM Virtual Reality

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.

Savvy’s Interviews: Badge Summit, Finland, & #PassTheScopeEDU

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today Savvy conducted her pre-ISTE interviews at the Badge Summit. Thank you to organizer, Noah Geisel, and his team for putting together such an awesome event with speakers worldwide. Below, watch the live video interviews baby Savvy conducted with Noah Geisel and Derek Larson who talk about why digital badges and #PassTheScopeEDU. We also managed to record Derek Larson ‘s interview with Eric Rousselle from Finland. He talked about digital badging and the Finnish education system.

Making Connections at ISTE 2017

Battelle for Kids

As always, ISTE provided a platform to connect with colleagues, make new friends, learn about the newest and shiniest, and overturn fondly held but unfounded assumptions. P21 Blog

Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners: Four Critical Factors

Digital Promise

Technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. According to a Tyton Partners study , there is increasing demand for education technology among adult education program administrators and educators. A recent report from SRI also found that educators see great potential for edtech while learners enjoy using edtech tools.

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