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.

Innovation Is Not a One Time Event

The Principal of Change

If you look at these characteristics, and the examples that I have given you, these are things that can be done all of the time, not simply as an event.

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Streaming learning events

Learning with 'e's

We broadcast our first live learning event yesterday, where our third year students listened to a talk by innovative school leader Dave Strudwick. The YouTube link for tomorrow's learning event is here. The entire schedule of learning events over the next few weeks is at this link.

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.

Listening to Student Voices at Academic Events


We rarely ever have student voices represented at academic conferences and events, and yet, when they are there, I often hear faculty and faculty developers feeling there should be more of these. Faculty can bring a student to present with them at an event.

When Students Leverage Social Media to Plan Events

Tech Helpful

Later in the week I saw Snapchat stories about the event, I saw Instagram stories and posts about it.

Free Online Event: Google Docs Writing Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

How would you like you like to improve your students'' writing skills along with their technology skills? In this webinar, you will learn how to utilize the many features available in Google Docs to facilitate a digital writing workshop and maximize writing instruction in the 24/7 classroom.

Choosing Professional Development Events – And My Pick for This Summer


I don’t know about you, but most people I know have limited funds and time to spare for onsite professional development events. It was a lost opportunity of a local event (which reduces barriers of travel, cost and other logistics). In this sense, smaller events help.

61 Events, 5 Countries: April is a Wrap!


We hosted 61 events in five countries in April. The events ranged from our Summits in Kitchener, Ontario and Franklin, Indiana to our Summit tour is Australia and New Zealand. Lisa Thumann Director of Professional Learning EdTechTeam April was a busy month for EdTechTeam!

5 Benefits of Using a Hashtag for Events

The Innovative Educator

Providing participants with an additional level of excitement both at the actual event and in the online community. At our recent NYC Schools Technology Summit, many participants were using our hashtag #NYCSchoolsTech in Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites for the first time.

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!

Code a List of Your Calendar Events

Teacher Tech

Google Apps Script Project with Google Calendar Objective Extract events on your calendar to make a list on a spreadsheet. The post Code a List of Your Calendar Events appeared first on Teacher Tech. Difficulty: Easy This is NOT coding from scratch. This is a getting started with Google Apps Script project. The template has the code. Template Steps Make a copy of the template by going to […].

The Free, Amazing, Library 2.015 Online Events Start Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today , October 19th, is our third annual teacher-librarian pre-conference event, “ Teacher Librarian Day ,” which kicks off at 4:00pm US-Eastern Daylight Time. Sampling of Comments from Last Year’s Events: “Great conference!” There aren't a lot of free events for us!”

Free Online Event: Improve Writing with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and Simple K 12 for a online event and learn how to use Google Docs to thoughtfully incorporate digital writing into the curriculum. This webinar is one of 6 webinars offered throughout the day during Simple K-12''s free online event on August 9, 2014.

Global Collaboration Day Update! (Events due by September 11th.)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The objective of our next event is to help more educators become connected to global education organizations and to other professionals who are experienced with globally connected teaching and learning. Educators and organizations will be hosting simple online events on September 15th in order to demonstrate what global collaboration looks like. Events are designed for a variety of audiences including teachers, students, parents, and organizational leaders.

Events + News - Canva Webinar - NMC Summer Conference - Future Ready Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

June 1st - June 15th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight | Daily Education Quotes and Commentary To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at All events are listed in US-Eastern Time.

Google Classroom: How to Transfer Events from One Google Calendar to Another

So you might be asking, "How do I transfer events from my old calendar to my new one?" Since the school year is well underway, I already had a Google Calendar full of events for my class. I would like to transfer my events from the old calendar to my new one.

Free Online Event - Free Tech Tools

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and Simple K 12 for a free online event on Saturday February 14th dedicated to helping teachers learn to use Free Web Tools! We hope you can join us for this don''t miss event!

Personalize Classroom Learning - Free Online Event

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and Simple K 12 for a f ree online event on January 31st designed to help educators personalize learning. I will be kicking off the event with two back to back webin ars, starting at 10:00 AM EDT. This free event is for you!

More Cool Events coming up from EdChat Interactive

Educational Technology Guy

Their events are interactive and social and very well done. Previous events are archived on the site. They have just announced some new events: Tuesday, March 24 at 8:00 PM Eastern time (5:00 Pacific time) Edchat Interactive Founders, Steven W.

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.

30 Events-- thank you July!


Lisa Thumann Director of Professional Learning EdTechTeam Thank you for coming out to so many of our events during the month of July. We hosted 30 events during the month of July including Summits , Certification Bootcamps and customized professional development.

ISTE "Unplugged" in Atlanta - Free Events Start Friday June 27th with HackEd14 Unconference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun events are free, thanks to the support (and latitude!) Friday, June 27th - HACK EDUCATION (all day) : Audrey Watters of Hack Education co-chairs our all-day flagship event this year, our "unconference" on teaching and learning (originally EduBloggerCon).

17 Summits, 34 Bootcamps, and 74 Custom PD Events? June rocked!


We hosted 17 Summits, 34 Certification Bootcamps and 74 custom professional development events in the month of June! The events ranged from our Summits in Northern New Mexico , Utah and the Texas Panhandle to Certification Bootcamps in Pennsylvania, Minnesota and California.

Flypost: Keeping up With Events on Campus


At larger schools and institutions, keeping up with upcoming events and sharing information across campus can be challenging. Communicating notices, updates, and reminders for classes, deadlines, and. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.

NYC ‘Smart Cities’ Event Shows How the Internet of Things Addresses Big Education Issues


But a lack of recycling bins for hundreds of free bottles of water given out at the event was a reminder that the path to solutions discussed at the event—even in the most advanced societies—was still part of a learning process.

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Upcoming Free Events and Online Conferences

The Learning Revolution Has Begun is the umbrella project for the events from the Classroom 2.0, With over 200 partner organizations now, the project provides listings of free events in the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We have some GREAT and free educational events coming in the next six months. keeps growing, as we keep adding partners and calendar events. Our events depend so much on each of you.

7 Reasons to Include Current Events in Your Lesson

Class Tech Tips

Integrating current events into your lessons is a powerful way to reach multiple educational goals. I’m a big fan of a current events lesson that introduce students to big ideas about the world while setting a purpose for learning.

Free Online Event: Google Tools for Your Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Today Simple K 12 will be hosting a free online event featuring back to back webinars designed to help educators improve your classroom with Google Tools. Register for this free event on Simple K12

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Learning Revolution Events - Twin Events on the Future of Museums - AltEdFilmFest - Maker Parties

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Updates Next Week: Twin Events on the Future of Museums. The New Media Consortium and are gearing up for twin events about the "future of museums" on July 23rd & 24th. We are looking forward to these fun events, and to your participation.

ExploreEDU - free #Google #EdTech event in Bethpage, NY - Nov 1 or 2nd - come join us

Educational Technology Guy

Come join CDW-G and Google in Bethpage NY for an Explore EDU Event. from supplying products or services to your school/district, do not register for this event or forward this invitation to others. --.

Connected Librarians Day (Free) Events - Monday, October 14th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As a pre-conference event for the Library 2.013 annual conference starting October 18th, we''re hosting a short series of free online sessions this coming Monday.

Events + News - ISTE "unplugged" Events - Educational Podcasting Tips and Tricks - Using Movie Magic

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

May 11th - May 25th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight | Daily Education Quotes and Commentary To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at All events are listed in US-Eastern Time.

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

June 24th - July 6th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Learning Revolution Blog | Partner Spotlight | Daily Education Quotes and Commentary To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at All events are listed in US-Eastern Time.

Live Event: Best Google Tips for Your Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

On Saturday October 25th, Simple K 12 will be hosting a free Google day of learning designed to provide educators with The Best Google Tips for Your Classroom. Educators can enjoy a series of webinars throughout the day, starting at 10 AM EDT.

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Big Event Announcements: Learning About Learning, Reinventing the Classroom, ISTE Unplugged, Gaming in Ed, Library 2.014

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

conference; and more. :) All events are free (thanks to our terrific sponsors!). Monday - Wednesday are pre-event keynote evenings; Thursday and Friday are conference days.

Your New Must-Have App: The EdTechTeam Events App!


Ben Friesen EdTechTeam Director of Professional Development @ benjaminfriesen The EdTechTeam is excited to announce our new EdTechTeam Events App! This week the participants at the San Diego Summit will be the first to download and use the new EdTechTeam Events App.

Turning Current Events Instruction Into Social Justice Teaching


Jinnie Spiegler Culturally Responsive Teaching When teaching social justice through current events, consider who your students are, explore opinions and perspective, clarify social justice themes, use interactive technology, and encourage activism Photo credit: U.S.

5 Benefits to Ditching The Paper at Meetings + Events with a Great Agenda

The Innovative Educator

We're deep into the 21st century, but you might not know it if you went to a meeting or event. This was a problem for me recently after attending a conference at an all-day event sponsored by a few large ed tech companies. The agenda for every event (meeting, workshop, seminar, conference) should be digital with all materials digitally embedded. If you've attended an event or have organized one, you know the promised follow up materials are often forgotten.