Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad


Bells signaled transitioned time between hands-on workshops led by educators. Indeed, the company proved rumors right by unveiling a new iPad. First, the ‘Education’ iPad The big announcement that caught everyone’s eye—and splattered across all the headlines—was the new 9.7-inch iPad, unveiled by Apple’s vice president, Greg Joswiak. The new iPad is also compatible with the Apple Pencil, the stylus that previously only worked with the iPad Pro.

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Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

She also uses this for professional development for teachers when she’s preparing to meet them on-site. You could then turn and go on to respond and say, “Teryl, it’s so nice to meet you.

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What's In Your Elementary STEM Lab?

Tech Helpful

This is what we currently have in our lab now that we are 3 years into the program: Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots. They work with 4 different apps- Wonder, Blockly, Go, Path.the various apps meet different levels of coding ability. Wonder Workshop Cue Robots. 5 iPads.

From Teacher to Student: How Learning Helps Us Teach – From Beth


I experienced the pressures of meeting someone else’s expectations, the demands of keeping up with assignments, and the challenge of organizing my own learning. Though I have led this workshop more times than I can count over the past few years, 2016 promises to be completely different.

Conferring Notes & Student Data (Paperless) with the Confer App - created by a National Board Certified Teacher!


At a quick glance, I can see who I need to meet with and later I can review my notes. As I was pulling out my iPad to go to the app store, I noticed the contact tab on the website. apps for teachers confer confer app go paperless in the classroom paperless apps taking notes on the iPa

Improve Teacher Development Using a Challenge-Based Model – from Tom Daccord


… I could start my workshops by showing teachers how to find and do everything. But the problem with that approach is, by the end of the workshop, it creates a culture of dependency. The iPad Classroom . Unleashing Student Creativity with iPads.

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Personalized Learning in Action

A Principal's Reflections

It has been exciting and challenging work as I have been mentoring principals, facilitating workshops, and providing teachers feedback where schools are all at different places as they work to create more personal experiences for learners.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. They solve this by offering PD days, which tend to be long days filled with workshops.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Then there was the iPad. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199.

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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. can of soda, and smart enough to automatically sync with your desktop, smartphone, or iPad. While you’re waiting, download the free software to your phone or laptop (or iPad). Training and Workshops. This includes videos, free live online training, customized webinars, and onsite workshops.

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6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!


Teachers, technology enthusiast, and administrators will gather to attend custom sessions that meet their specific interests. What I love about their workshops is the style of each session. I''d love to meet up with you and share the work my kids are doing.

IPS, Schoolwide to Develop K–8 Web-based Curriculum Resource Solution


Schoolwide’s Fundamentals Unlimited provides teachers with online access to curriculum, featuring workshop-model-ready lessons and resources in reading, writing, and grammar all in one place.

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EdTechTeam: An Apple Professional Learning Provider


EdTechTeam offers a four-week online course For Those Pursuing Apple Teacher Recognition Independently, a full-day workshop for Those Who for face-to-face support, and a conference for motivating larger communities of educators.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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If your school uses Word, PowerPoint, or Excel on iPads or PCs, this might be a better choice. workshop –provides templates for a variety of writing exercises such as newsletters, reports, and presentations. workshops and online meetings. Designed by Freepik.

Subscriber Special: July

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Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. Resources include videos, pedagogic articles, lesson plans, projects, and virtual face-to-face meetings to share in a collaborative environment.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. Resources include videos, pedagogic articles, lesson plans, projects, and virtual face-to-face meetings to share in a collaborative environment.

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Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Today’s Meet: A backchannel tool that allows for written conversations between teachers and students. Poth at the workshop and below you will find the links for them.

IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I really do build classroom cohort so that we meet outside of the classroom as groups where we can really collaborate together and plan together. Deb has appeared as a guest on the Meet Education Project Podcast and in a segment for PBS RI Classrooms.

The 2013 Highlights from Kleinspiration!


Because of these experiences, I''ve had the opportunity to meet many of you in person. I love meeting my blog friends at conferences and workshops and meet ups. I hope to meet many more friends over the next year.

14 Education Advancements in a Year

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More Chromebooks than iPads. Chromebooks and iPads have become the two most popular digital devices in classrooms (with laptops, 2-in-1 devices like Surface Pro, and Macs next). Developers stepped up to meet the education interest in teaching history, math, literature, and more.

#ETTChat: What are the greatest challenges and opportunities of the next decade? from Sabba Quidwai


Many of them have come to us because of long relationships that began either at one of our events, online, or during a workshop. In addition to meeting incredible people and hearing their stories, I was also very inspired by their focus on service.

Mining for Diamonds


I present the Blended Writer's Workshop Model with the International Center for Education. There are many amazing tools out there, but you must examine them to determine if they meet your criteria. The technology gems I am mining must meet certain guidelines.

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Organize Your Projects with Trello – from Kate Wilson


To cut down on the number of emails, meetings, and documents, you could use Trello , a free web-based tool and app. However, Trello is an intuitive tool that can be used on an iPad, iPhone, or the Web. This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers.

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Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!


We keep an iPad ne ar. Now, when anyone wishes to hear more about any specific vocabulary te rm, they can hover the iPad (or iPhone) above the word on the word wall. Because I only have one school issued iPad, I al so used my personal iPad and iPhone.

Moving Schools Forward With BYOD

A Principal's Reflections

Greg also conducts workshops at K-12 schools and universities and mentors doctoral students and administrators in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. They described “meeting” a 1 st grade class via Facetime using an iPad and Apple TV.

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Learn Along with Me this Summer

My Paperless Classroom

This workshop will get participants programming in as many platforms as we have time for and will focus on iPad based programming instruction. Kodable is a very structured interaction, Hopscotch is more open design, and the Sphero robots use a variety of interfaces, all on the iPad.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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Tech coaching/mentoring is available from experts who work with you via email or virtual meetings to prepare lesson plans, teach to standards, integrate tech into core classroom time. Class is student-paced with no direct instructor involvement or meetings.

Developing and Delivering Effective Professional Development for Educators


Recently, I found myself sitting in a conference room along with 200+ educators for one day workshop. Almost everyone present there came armed with a crisp diary, a pen, an iPad, a smartphone or a laptop and of course, a few entered with a favorite coffee mug. Some educators had flown in from far and reached a day early to get started on time for the early morning workshop. Is the time, effort and money spent on the workshop making me a better educator?

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It’s Not About the Tool


The biggest question I get after a workshop or training session is how did our iPad roll-out have so much success both in my classroom and for our school. Five years ago our 6th-grade team was asked to pilot a 1:1 iPad initiative. I was intrigued by its ability to control the iPads in the classroom and its already made lessons. The next huge success with the 1:1 iPad rollout came with a new little, ball-shaped robot.

Better Edtech Budgeting: How Yuma Elementary District Makes The Most of Its Money


During 2009, then-Superintendent Darwin Stiffler and Associate Superintendent Duane Sheppard of Yuma Elementary School District One in Arizona had just taken their positions and were trying to figure out how to meet students’ needs. Let’s try meeting all of the needs of our students in math,” Sheppard says. Sheppard and his team held four informational meetings to give constituents the facts about the bond proposal.

6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity 

Shake Up Learning

I work at a K-12 1:1 iPad institution so I typically create things in Apple and iOS native apps like Pages, Keynote, and Numbers or as a PDF for annotating or analog use. . The post 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines


Teachers bring them into their classrooms because they provide invaluable instructional materials that meet current academic standards and prepare students for state tests. So, they’re a great resource to dig deeper into our learning by applying what we’ve been doing in reading workshop. .

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2


Swivl - Apparatus that lets you use an iPad to video record a lecture or presentation. When focusing on 1:1, iPads, etc: Focus on teaching teachers to give better feedback and students to self-assess instead of the technology. All teachers watch the workshop leader run the class.

Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds


I feel proud that I get to teach a grown up” was a memorable comment made by a 3rd grade Tech Squad student when she taught a teacher how to code on the iPad using OSMO’s Awbie coding commands.