Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Similarly, Ann Linson, Superintendent, East Noble School Corporation, IN, said that understanding the total cost also means having a focus for the edtech initiative.

Why Our Obsession With Edtech and Workforce Prep Concerns Parents and Public Educators


An upcoming webinar titled “The Future of Work and What It Means For K-12 Schools” has Carolyn Leith concerned about career-readiness. In the session, Leith called out influencers such as Tom Vander Ark , a former education director with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and one of the webinar’s presenters, saying he’s “now planning out” what her “sixth grader might be doing in the future for work.”

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Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation


I argue that rural states are where edtech companies, investors, and media outlets should be looking to to see truly innovative implementation of technology. Lachelle Brant) Creating Guidelines for Distance Education The Problem: Sometimes, the greatest solution stems from the greatest need. The future of tech in schools isn’t suburban or urban. It’s rural.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

Free Webinar! Vicki: What are some general guidelines for when you bring drones into the classroom to make it safe. Santha Walters on episode 282 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need. Online training for teachers is the perfect opportunity to also train them to use edtech and other online tools. Webinars are also popular among teachers.

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Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

FREE Webinar: Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools. Jennifer and I will also be doing a FREE Webinar on this topic on Tuesday, March 10, at 4 PM CST. REGISTER FOR THE FREE WEBINAR. The post Coronavirus Closures?

Happy Connected Educator Month


We all were required to follow a rigid set of guidelines that were actually rules, not guides. Blogging mentor to many and #edtech pioneer, Kelly Tenkely , started this school. This summer I also started doing webinars for SimpleK12. You can sign up for each webinar.

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Designed to give teachers flexibility with their professional development (PD), the Center offers online webinars, modular courses, and customizable PD options to streamline educators’ FreshGrade’s practice. The webinars are led by teachers and come pre-recorded and live on the Center.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


However, if you are looking to carve out a niche teaching about the most innovative ways you can use an edtech product, then maybe you should be considering using YouTube and your blog as a vehicle for promoting your content. Welcome to the TeacherCast Ultimate Guide to Podcasting.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Learn four important skills that will help you integrate edtech into your curriculum. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want.