Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is a series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or just learning more about homeschooling. The Webinars are held using Google Hangouts on Air, and shouldn''t require any special software.

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

" Starting to Homeschool " is concluding its series of six Webinars for those interested in starting the journey to homeschooling, or in just learning more about homeschooling. Those who are able to join the Webinar live will be able to ask questions in the chat during the Q&A period.

Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

We also developed projects and presentations using various software programs. It was decided that since so many were interested in hearing about the philosophy of Anastasis and what it was like to teach at this amazing institution, we should all Hangout on Google.

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). In general, references management software is expensive.

Week of December 6, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Join us for this interactive webinar. Webinar will be held in Greek language.

This Week's Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

3 Ways Schools can Help Users to Protect their Accounts from Malware, Phishing, & Cyber-scams.

Indiana Jen

Users were sent an email that appeared to be from Google and asked to click on a document for collaboration. Keep your Operating System & Security Software Up to Date. However, keep your operating system and security software up to date is essential to cyber-security.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. ” Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Recently, I hosted a webinar (embedded above) with some Augmented Reality Teaching enthusiasts who had a lot to say about AR, how to teach with it, and where they think it’s going in the future. Or you can use Tinkercad or any other 3D modeling software.

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

Once the school started getting classroom computers, tablets, and Chromebooks, Paul began placing notes, resources and worksheets on his website and having students download the documents and complete notes and summary activities in a Word document or Google Docs.

Live Interview Thursday: Panel on Search Literacy with Google's Tasha Bergson-Michelson

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tasha Bergson-Michelson is a Search Education Curriculum Fellow at Google.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Use blogs, wikis, discussion forums, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share. Weekends, discuss issues, concerns, and projects in a virtual group via Google Hangouts or Twitter Chats. Track your progress via a Google Spreadsheet (link provided).

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12 Projects for your STEAM program

Ask a Tech Teacher

KidPix (software download or app). Photoshop (software download or online subscription). TuxPaint (free software download). Google Earth. Google Earth uses Earth Science to expand storytelling (with Lit Trips ) and to support math (with tools like the ruler).

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Use blogs, wikis, discussion forums, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share. Each week, review materials on themed activities including webinars, short articles, sample lessons plans, and ebooks. BOGO — Buy one class; get a friend in for free.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. software. free software is an intuitive way to graph motion, rate of change, and slope. In fact, it took me less than five minutes to unbox, setup, find the power button, and sync to the free app/software on my laptop and my iPhone.

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6 Unbeatable Ways To Spot High Quality Open Education Resources (OER)

Wisewire

For OER software, the GNU General Public License indicates openly available resources. The Free Software Foundation, the principal supporter of GNU, offers a guide to free software resources. Watch a webinar on how to write strong assessments ).

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Summer PD–What are you looking for?

Ask a Tech Teacher

We also offer online Summer PD on a variety of topics from specific skills (how to use Google Forms, how to use Tellagami–that sort) to overarching concepts (how to differentiate, how to scaffold learning, how to build a curriculum map). Here are the choices (there’s a spot to add your comments so please tell me if there’s something else you want): How to … use online tools like Evernote, Prezi, How to… use software like MS Word, Excel, Photoshop.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

For those in the know, learning integration in the cloud isn’t just about using online cloud storage solutions here and there – it also involves the technical aspects of cloud computing such as learning platforms being offered as SaaS (Software as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service), and the ability to access such platforms on any platform, and more importantly, 24/7 collaboration. It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends.

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Going to a Tech Conference? Make Sure to Focus on What Matters.

Edsurge

Take the perennially-popular “50 Best Apps” or “How to Make a Google Form” sessions that crop up every year. When equity is a central focus, like it is in this webinar, all students benefit from suggestions and the learning is more systematic than momentary.

The Path to Full Tech Integration: From the First Conversation to Powerful Learner Use

Digital Promise

A critical step in this path of transforming adult learners into confident users is designing and using software for any device the adult learner might have. The software changes its display and features to perform well on whatever device the user has, while still offering the same functionality across all platforms. As an example, instructors in Kentucky are using Google Drive with their students.

3 Problems with Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

Google''s Chromebooks have some great features: Near-instant start-up time. Seamless integration of Google''s web tools. Virtual meeting (webinar) solution Printing Google Chrome does not support device drivers therefore a student will be unable to connect their Chromebook to a printer.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

Along with a 1:1 goal, comes the deluge of edtech tools, software, and applications into classrooms. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) and CatchOn. Mike Schwab has spent his career in finance, enterprise software sales and edtech.

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Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS EDWEB AND COSN PARTNER TO SUPPORT SUPERINTENDENTS AND DISTRICT LEADERS edWeb is hosting an online community and engaging webinars to help superintendents connect and collaborate and get the maximum value from the CoSN Empowered Superintendents initiative.

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Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Use blogs, wikis, discussion forums, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share. Weekends, discuss issues, concerns, and projects in a virtual group via Google Hangouts or Twitter Chats. Each week, review materials on themed activities including webinars, short articles, sample lessons plans, and ebooks. Track your progress via a Google Spreadsheet (link provided). Accounts for blog, Google, Twitter, various web-based tools, class wiki.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X. Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now.

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program

EdTech Magazine

That technology includes HP and Lenovo laptops, tablets, G Suite for Education, NEC projectors , eBeam , Schoology learning management system, LanSchool classroom management software and Kajeet hotspots (for students to use at home).

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Additional resources such as ViewSonic’s myViewBoard software , can be used to combine content into a single presentation, which can then be shared with children online. Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments.

How to Do Professional Development With One Hour A Week

Fractus Learning

Other fee-based, self-paced programs are offered by: Virtual Educational Software. December: History— Google Cultural Institute. Watch a Webinar. Put in your headphones on a rainy Sunday afternoon and listen to a live or pre-recorded webinar.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.

What’s New

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Software & Online CAPSTONE PEBBLEGO SPANISH DATABASE FOR K-12 STUDENTS ( www.capstonepub.com/library/digital/whats-new/ ) Capstone is pleased to announce its most popular PebbleGo databases are now available in Spanish.

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15 Skills Teachers Can Learn this Summer and Use in Next Year’s Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Remind students that most webtools and software are similar to others they already use–tools, toolbars, screen layout, and keyboard shortcuts to name a few. The top image above is from Google Drive; the second from Windows Explorer.

The New Design for School Networks

edWeb.net

Software and services hosted in the cloud: First and foremost, by using cloud-based programs, schools don’t need to worry about having the staff and skills to maintain the programs. The edWeb webinar referenced above was co-hosted by CoSN and edWeb.net and sponsored by ClassLink.

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Collections by Destiny

NeverEndingSearch

It is quite possible that your catalog is the most expensive piece of software in your building. You may share your collections within your own school and beyond, even to non-Destiny users, simply by sharing links or posting to Google Classroom.

How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Instead, when choosing a tool, be it a device, a software platform, or another instrument, consider your educational philosophy, objectives, and vision. The Chromebook Classroom The iPad Classroom Google & Web Tools in the Student-Centered Classroom And More!

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Using coding software, offline and online coding activities, and resources found on websites such as Code.org, students and teachers together use a design thinking process to understand, define, ideate, plan, build and test coding-based projects. Coding Software.

Educators: The lessons we learned in 2016

eSchool News

Educators made much of their learning opportunities in 2016, whether through professional development sessions, webinars, product demos, or even conferences. In 2016, among other things, I took the time to focus on learning the ins and outs of ClassFlow collaborative learning software.

Start The School Year Off Right. 10 More Easy Tech Tools that every Educator Should have started using Yesterday! Pt. 2

MSEDTechie

Google Classroom Classroom is available to anyone with Google Apps for Education, a free suite of productivity tools including Gmail, Drive and Docs. Edmodo provides Back to School Webinars to help get you started. Let''s face it!

?From Blah to Aha! Your Guide for Personalizing Professional Development

Edsurge

There are a variety of different options: instructional videos, online or in-person professional learning groups, webinars, in-person or online follow-up trainings, etc. Before you start to panic, here are some ideas to get your started: Have teachers and students create instructional videos about various topics that they can submit in one place (YouTube Channel, website, Google Drive folder, etc.). We all know our students deserve to be taught according to their individual needs.

Setting The Stage For A Great School Year

The Web20Classroom

Coming up in October is Connected Educator Month so there are many opportunities to learn how to be a connected educator including book studies and free webinars. Using something like Google Docs or Forms makes collecting and sharing those goals easy.