How to Launch a Hybrid Event


New hybrid event models, such as Confluence 2020, combine the best of face-to-face and online presentations

Virtual Proms and Alternative Remote Event Ideas


Virtual proms and other online events are becoming the new normal


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Why Earth Day May be the Most Important Event at School

Ask a Tech Teacher

Too often, Earth Day events focus on massive worldwide apocalypses that students can have little impact on, events like the death of rainforests and the melting of glaciers.

Back to School Savings with #Teacher Appreciation Event at #Staples

The CoolCatTeacher

I go back to school August 10, so I’ll so be hitting Staples for their Teacher Appreciation event August 2-9. The post Back to School Savings with #Teacher Appreciation Event at #Staples appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog. Sponsored by Staples Back to school already? Yes it is!

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Behind the Scenes at a Middle School Technology Rollout Event

Digital Promise

Device rollout is a huge event for every school in the Verizon Innovative Learning initiative , especially those in their first year of the program. Digital Promise Professional Learning Managers (PLMs) work with each school prior to rollout to help them plan the event and encourage teamwork.

Taking Extra Care in Teaching Current Events


Current events add immediacy to history class, but with crowded curricula and the challenges of the political climate, Sarah Cooper is fine-tuning the news discussions in her 8th grade classes.


4 Major Reasons To Attend Edu Events


My readers must have already realized how much I prioritize high-quality educational events. Looking back at the long career path I passed as an educator, I must confess I owe much to the large number of educational events I attended. I haven’t always been a host to major events.

Teach Current Events as ‘History in the Making’


The social studies classroom is an obvious place to examine current events, write teacher-authors Elisabeth Johnson and Evelyn Ramos. Highlighting “history in the making” helps students recognize that historical events don't occur in a vacuum. Articles Current Events current events Elisabeth Johnson Evelyn Ramos history social studies teaching ideas

Teach Current Events by Double-Dipping Lessons


Veteran teacher and current events advocate Dina Strasser shares her strategy – double dipping. Articles Current Events citizenship civics class discussions current events Dina Strasser double dipping E/LAFinding the rationale to bring news discussions into class can be tricky.

Making Family Night Events Truly Engaging

MIND Research Institute

Building on our previous conversations that discussed ways to promote student engagement and drive active learning, we explore the challenges that schools face when trying to put together family night events that truly engage parents and students.

EdSurge’s First International Education Technology Events Calendar


Twice per year, EdSurge creates a calendar of K-12 and higher education technology events in the U.S. Each year, as the list grows, the font gets smaller and smaller—while there are still plenty of events to include. That’s why in 2019, we’re offering something new: an additional events calendar dedicated to edtech events happening outside the U.S. And like our K-12 and higher-ed events calendars, this one is also free to download. edtech events?

4 Online Ideas for Civics and Current Events


For social studies teachers, incorporating civics and current events is an important part of the job, says teacher and civics blogger Brian Rock. Articles Civics and Current Events civics CNN10 cspan classroom current events gerrymandering icivics online civics social studies

Mark Your Calendars: 70+ US K-12 Education Events to See in 2020


We’ve tallied nearly 80 K-12 events happening in 2020, from sunny San Diego to beautiful Boston. The calendar below lists events happening in 2020. The PDF includes links to the event pages where you can find the most current information for each conference.

ThingLink App Smash Events

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

To encourage the ThingLink Community of Educators to have some fun and smash some apps this month, we are pleased to announce some AppSmash events. These events are designed to inspire our community of educators to explore and create.

Travel the Globe With These 50 International Education Technology Events in 2020


Now we present our second annual international events calendar, stuffed with 50 events to help you do the same. Check out our collection of conferences, summits and convenings, a healthy mix of education events catering to K-12, higher ed and business audiences.

What’s Next? Check Out These Upcoming K-12 Edtech Events in 2019-2020


For many educators, summer is a season filled with activities—vacations, outdoor time, sporting events and camps … summer school. Our team has crisscrossed the country during the first half of 2019 to bring you stories from schools , campuses , conferences , convenings and other education events all over the map—from SXSW EDU in Austin and ASU GSV in San Diego to ISTE in Philadelphia and ASCD in Chicago. Aw, you left out my favorite event!

Teaching Current Events in the History Classroom


Sarah Cooper's Creating Citizens is brimming with insight on how to connect current events to history, writes social studies teacher Joanne Bell. Cooper offers fresh ideas, higher order skills, and excellent implementation tips, all applicable to any period of history.

Add 5 Minutes of Current Events into History Class


Moving current events front and center has been one of the most influential paradigm shifts in Sarah Cooper's years of teaching U.S. Current Events Future of History awareness current events eight grade Sarah Cooper social studies timing U.S.

Taking You Higher: Don’t Miss These 40+ Higher-Ed Events Happening in 2019-2020


We’ve compiled a free, downloadable calendar of the can’t-miss events for higher-ed instructors and entrepreneurs. You can also click on the events for a link to their website to find out more. Red events emphasize the business of edtech more than pedagogy.

Violence and Tragedy in Current Events Class


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Ready to Hit the Road in 2019? These K-12 Edtech Events Are Worth Your Time


That’s why, at EdSurge, we believe the flurry of education events held each year provide an invaluable opportunity for us and our readers—teachers, administrators, entrepreneurs, investors and everyone in between—to challenge our assumptions, share best practices and forge new partnerships. To kickstart our travel planning—and help you with yours—we’ve compiled a list of over 60 K-12 education events taking place across the U.S. events? Aw, you left out my favorite event!

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Layering Political History and Current Events


This fall Sarah Cooper is taking her usual current events unit in a fresh direction using a favorite strategy: layering news from today and yesterday.

TeachThought Updates & Events For July 2017

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post TeachThought Updates & Events For July 2017 appeared first on TeachThought. TeachThought Updates & Events


Current Events: Helping Kids Live the Questions


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Blended Learning Event Hosted by Simple K12

Catlin Tucker

Mark your calendars! On Wednesday, October 14th I’ll be doing an extended Q&A about blended learning and my bestselling book Blended Learning in Grades 4-12.

Everything You Need To Run A Whole School Maths Mastery Event


I recently organised an event in my school: ‘Mastering Maths Day’ The aim was to encourage further embedding of ‘ mastery ‘ activities in everyday maths lessons and also to boost enjoyment of the subject.

Everything you need to run a whole school maths event.


Let me know how the event goes by commenting below.

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Adding Attachments to Google Calendar Events

Teacher Tech

is the ability to add attachments to an event. This is helpful for my own organization and efficiency but especially helpful for events with guests such as virtual or in-person meetings. The post Adding Attachments to Google Calendar Events appeared first on Teacher Tech. Posted by Erin Whalen One of my favorite features of Google Calendar (of which there are many – I love Google Calendar!)

50+ Can’t-Miss K-12 Education Technology Events for 2017-2018


How to stay posted on the latest edtech events. Check out our Events board. To help you plan your upcoming travels, we’ve compiled a shortlist of more than 50 education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world through June 2018. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but to keep posted on upcoming events near you, make sure to check out our. Events page. Aw, you left out my favorite event! Education Technology Events Communit

Influential Educator Keynotes Southeast Powerful Practices Event

Discovery Education

14 for Discovery Education’s fourth Powerful Practices event, an instructional leadership experience for educators. Look for images, videos, and more coverage from our fourth Powerful Practices event throughout the coming weeks! Classroom Content Curriculum experts Georgia Insights and Conversations Programs and Events Atlanta disciplinary literacy Erin Gruwell Freedom Writers Powerful Practices STEM Virtual Reality

Ideas to Blend History and Current Events


Jody Passanisi, an eighth grade teacher and author of "History Class Revisited," uses a three-step scaffolding process to help students raise their awareness between events currently taking place and the historical events they study in the social studies curriculum.

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Bring Current Events into Curriculum with News-O-Matic EDU


News-O-Matic EDU is a daily news and activity app for kids


FOUR FREE Future Ready Events this Summer!


The post FOUR FREE Future Ready Events this Summer! CUE is a coalition partner for the Future Ready Initiative and wanted to make sure all were aware of several outstanding (and FREE!) opportunities for the top-level leaders of districts.

NERCOMP Event on ‘EDU-Hacking’


The event is at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Norwood, MA, on the 13th. Editorial Profession events nercomp shameless

New Ed-Tech Event Valuable for Education Entrepreneurs

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The National Education Week conference, is a new, surprisingly intimate ed-tech gathering that has a lot to offer to startups. Click the headline to read the full post. Questions? Email accelerator conference edtech investment investors