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.

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

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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.

Newsela Brings Leveled Current Events Articles to iPads

Class Tech Tips

Newsela’s new iOS app lets readers find “just-right” current events articles. Read Article → The post Newsela Brings Leveled Current Events Articles to iPads appeared first on Class Tech Tips. ELA - Reading/Writing iPhone Apps current events differentiated instruction

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!”

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.

Makerspaces Event Recordings + "Are You Global Ready?" The 2017 GEC Online Conference Is Coming!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This event is FREE to attend, but does require that you REGISTER! The Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference recordings have been posted! You can find them at: Library 2.0 Site - Recordings Page: [link] (must be logged in) YouTube Conference Playlist: [link] Library 2.0

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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).

5 Takeaways from Microsoft’s Back to School Live Event

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant held the first of its Facebook Live PD events. Classroom Game-based Learning Productivity Suites Software

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!

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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. --.

Infographic - Strategies For Using @PeriscopeTV at Events

The Innovative Educator

I hope it provides some good ideas for your next learning event. #NYCSchoolsTech teacher Eileen Lennon took the post I wrote on strategies for using #Periscope for education conferences and turned it into this beautiful infographic which we will share with participants at our upcoming #NYCSchoolsTech Summit. Check it out

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.

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.

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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