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

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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! Hopefully, you’ve all already joined the Staples Teacher Rewards Program.

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Virtual Proms and Alternative Remote Event Ideas


Virtual proms and other online events are becoming the new normal


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How to Launch a Hybrid Event


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

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. This video captures the excitement of the event and perspectives on how learning will change at Borman Middle: Borman’s rollout was a huge success!

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. Every year, the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd, a day the United Nations recognizes as International Mother Earth Day. It is a day to remind ourselves of the importance of clean air, fresh water, and unlittered land.

Online Education Isn’t the Sideshow. It’s the Main Event.


I can’t start a personal reflection without first acknowledging how enormously difficult this year has been for my staff, our higher ed partners and faculty, and the students we serve together.

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. Current Events Future of History civics current events current events in ELA class eighth grade middle grades political climate Sarah Cooper teaching history


Remake Learning Days Celebrate Hands-On Learning Through Free Events


Welcome to Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA), a celebration of nearly 850 hands-on learning events continuing to the end of May on topics relating to arts, making, the outdoors and technology. The majority of events are free, located across America from Eastern Kentucky to Pennsylvania and Chicago to Tennessee. The types of events vary widely. These are just two of the hundreds of events taking place during across the country.

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 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. By the way, to all those interested in boosting technological competency in the classroom, I strongly recommend joining us at BOLD symposium in June and SDE events in July. I haven’t always been a host to major events.

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!

TeachThought Updates & Events For July 2017

TeachThought - Learn better.

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


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!)

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. Here's how to have "productively messy" conversations in 5-10 minutes without losing curriculum focus.

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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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. What we found, through all of the events that we hosted, is that when we as facilitators drive the experience, the event stops when the doors close.

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. Download the 2020 K-12 Conference Calendar To help you find which events may be right for you, here’s how the calendar is organized: Red, orange, blue: What do these colors mean? Aw, you left out my favorite event!

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

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. Explore this interactive image to learn more about these AppSmash events. We hope you will join us as we explore the possibilities for ThingLink powered Apps Smashes.

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’ll often find EdSurge reporters, researchers and other staff members at these events, scribbling and typing away to chronicle the latest chatter, insights and news on emerging trends in the future of learning. 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.

Amidst Pandemic Korea’S Biggest Event For Global And Korean Startups, COMEUP 2020 Commences Virtually With Great Grandeur!


Register One of the biggest startup events of South Korea, COMEUP 2020, began with a grand opening on 19th November 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event has been organized virtually, but that has not affected the event proceedings’ grandeur.

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. For more events, check out our 2020 U.S. Red events emphasize the business of edtech more than pedagogy. Aw, you left out my favorite event! Education Technology Global Education Events

New Esports Virtual Event from Tech & Learning and Partners


Esports is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide -- and making up 61% of the total audience, 13 to 24 year olds are driving the growth

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

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 studiesYour task is, ultimately, to help grow and develop the next generation of citizens.” He suggests four helpful online resources.

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. History. How does she find the time? Learn three simple ways to help students stay attuned to the news and make historical connections.

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. Book Reviews Social Studies citizens civics critical thinking current events empathy eye on education history Joanne Bell middle grades nonpartisan op-eds primary sources Routledge Sarah CooperCooper offers fresh ideas, higher order skills, and excellent implementation tips, all applicable to any period of history.

?Up, Out and Away! The 2018 Higher Education Technology Events Calendar


So we’ve compiled a list of the education technology events for the higher-ed community happening across the world in 2018. This is by no means an exhaustive list, so make sure to check out our events page to keep posted on upcoming events near you.). Some new events have also been added, including the New York Times’ invite-only gathering for higher education leaders, and the Connect Higher Education Summit by LearningHouse. Aw, you left out my favorite event!

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. Future of History History & Current Events 2016 Election current events Elizabeth Cady Stanton Gloria Steinem John Oliver layering Sarah CooperTo demonstrate, Cooper draws on everything from suffragette "campaign" quotes to a John Oliver clickbait tirade.

Violence and Tragedy in Current Events Class


history class, they begin with a 5-minute discussion of current events. Future of History Tragic Events anxiety current events eighth grade mass attacks Sarah Cooper United StatesEach day in Sarah Cooper's 8th grade U.S. The sheer number of mass attacks in the United States this semester has pummeled Sarah and her students. She ponders how she and other teachers can continue to respond.


Current Events: Helping Kids Live the Questions


Current Events Future of History big questions of history history's question Model UN PBL in history class Sarah Cooper social studies teaching current eventsSocial studies teacher Sarah Cooper has found it "heartening to talk about the news every day" with history students this school year and wonders about activities that might engage next year's kids even more deeply in the important questions facing the world.

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Obama, Curry Call For Mentorship and Community at My Brother’s Keeper Anniversary Event


During the week’s two-day event, sponsored by the Obama Foundation, speakers ranging from activist Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mother, to Black Panther director Ryan Coogler took to the stage to discuss the importance of community, brotherhood and the realities of race relations in the United States. Education Technology Community Events Diversity and Equity“We can all be surrogate fathers. We can all be big brothers.”

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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. I’ll share my journey shifting from a traditional approach to teaching in a low-tech classroom to a blended learning model by capitalizing on my students’ connectivity and devices.

Everything you need to run a whole school maths event.


In March it was ‘World Maths Day’ As a maths coordinator, I ran a whole school event which included class competitions, home learning and a ‘maths bee’ I have put all the resources I used into the ‘Lesson Plans / Resources’ section of this website – this links to a Google Drive folder. Let me know how the event goes by commenting below.

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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. The week before the event, I explained the day at the staff meeting.