10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE


Follow our guidelines to make the most of your ISTE experience! Also, some interactive sessions will require you to use at least your mobile phone. However, now you can also engage in a larger conversation on Twitter, for example, and keep the ball rolling beyond ISTE.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need. A survey of 755 teachers in the US found that they value the immediate feedback they get on Twitter. Professional development (PD) for teachers is an ongoing process.

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Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

A Principal's Reflections

Introducing two-way messaging on mobile for can be tricky, because teachers need messaging to be safe when communicating with minors and parents, and many don’t want to have to manage incoming text messages from their entire class!

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

In the most recent edition of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) security guidelines for K–12 schools , authors identify key technologies that enable security teams to communicate with school communities , and vice versa. Use of mobile applications and social media. Twitter.

The Conversation We Need To Have With Leadership

Teacher Reboot Camp

This means you may have to coordinate with another staff member you possibly might not get along with and you might be given some guidelines that thwart your initial plans, but you can make it work. Find a list of their blogs and Twitter handle on Cybraryman’s Administrator Page.

5 Tools To Make Your Website Faster (and Better)

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks for Educators Establishing a Personal Brand From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google’s PageSpeed Insights is a quick tool for analyzing your website’s performance on both desktop and mobile devices.

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Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

Ask a Tech Teacher

Grade-levels below are guidelines. For example: IF they post a photo on Instagram THEN share it on Twitter. This is so simple, you’re going to love it: Open the QR Code reader on your phone or mobile device.

Got Charge? Inside My BYOD Charging Lockers

The Daring Librarian

Charging Tips: Of course, you know I had to use my beloved Comic Life to make Visual Directions, Signage and Guidelines for my kiddos! Read more about LockNCharge - Ask questions on Twitter , they're very responsive! Using The Magic Words "Pilot Test!"


Test Time, Game Time


” Without over-analyzing that statement, take into account just a few things: games are rules or guidelines that everyone must follow in order to win. You can find him on Twitter @deelanier. It’s that time of year again.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe


This is our school Twitter page that we use to communicate, collaborate, and share student success. In this same letter he introduced two new social media platforms to further dialogue: a district Facebook page and a district twitter account, @WT_Schools.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments


Newsletters that highlight classroom test prep, test guidelines and expectations provide parents and guardians with valuable test information. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005. You can follow Dr. Tatom on Twitter @drmmtatom.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. Twitter. Twitter is probably one of the most misunderstood tech tools available to teachers today. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Time to Toss Out Cell Phone Bans and SM Filters and Be True Technology Leaders

The 21st Century Principal

NASSP in this statement includes recommendations to school leaders on what to do with mobile and social technologies. As school leaders we should “encourage and model appropriate and responsible use of both mobile and social technologies.” Maybe it’s time to get that Twitter account and Facebook page set up and functioning. As school leaders we need to make sure that we “incorporate the responsible use of mobile and social technologies into acceptable use policies.”

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media

The 21st Century Principal

It provides answers to the administrator who feels just a bit lost when someone starts talking about blogs, wikis, or Twitter, or who isn’t quite sure about all this talk about 1:1 initiatives, open source software, or using mobile phones in the classroom.

The SLP Apps List


I''ve been receiving a lot of requests lately about lists of apps for various purposes, and a recent discussion on Twitter centered around a need for a list. The SLP Apps List is a new resource for anyone interested in apps for mobile devices (iOS- iPad/iPhone/iPod, Android or BlackBerry) that have clinical applications. There are some guidelines at the top of the document about how to contribute.

3 Ways to Curate and Share Great Content

The Principal of Change

Zite – Zite is a mobile app that finds articles for you based on things that are popular in your “network”, or based on topics of your own personal interest. One thing that I pride myself on, is the ability to curate and share the work of others.

How to Use Real World Problems to Teach Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Collaboration


Twitter: @RichLehrer1 A summer fellowship in Rwanda sent Lehrer looking for middle school STEM projects that would link students to the community. He even created guidelines for educators wanting to set up problem banks at their own schools. Teach empathy, grow problem finders, educate your community, and mobilize student leaders—among others. . Teach empathy, grow problem finders, educate your community, and mobilize student leaders.

How to Package Your Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

Collaboration Guidelines. If students are collaborating with partners, groups, or outside of their class, be very specific about the guidelines and expectations. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Start a mentoring program where students use their strengths to help others in class; set up guidelines for returning gratitude. Celly is a mobile social network, like a private version of Twitter.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude

Graphite Blog

Start a mentoring program where students use their strengths to help others in class; set up guidelines for returning gratitude. Celly is a mobile social network, like a private version of Twitter.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

The Hechinger Report

But despite those new expectations, most school districts in the state where the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till mobilized black Americans still use textbooks that give local civil rights milestones short shrift.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

of Maryland Removes ‘Misogynistic’ Guidelines for TAs.” ” ( A good thread on Twitter in response.). Via Education Week : “Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

It was one of two social media messages – the other a Twitter photo of Tunsil smoking marijuana through a gas mark – that were posted during the NFL draft. ” “Live instruction” is not teachers; it is content delivery via a mobile device. Education Politics.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

I found several projects through Twitter. I maintain an infographic called Show What You Know Using Web and Mobile Apps. The Show What You Know infographic’s mobile apps are for iPads. They were without clear guidelines on how to refine a project to meet its goals and standards.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, February 27th at 5pm TICAL - Mobile Technology and the Common Core , This 45-minute webinar offers an overview of a professional development program in Arkansas where teachers of grades K-8 are using multiple mobile technologies and free or low-cost apps and web-based tools to address ELA standards through student-created e-books and screencasting. Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile. The checklist provides some simple guidelines that could really improve the learner experiences for our students, coworkers, clients, or guests.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below. The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can also follow us on Twitter for weekly updates, conference schedules and activities. From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher. Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20. You’ll also learn about Digital Passport, an online/mobile game that teaches digital citizenship to 3rd-5th graders.