How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

Rushton Hurley gives us ideas for improving meetings. The post How to Hold Better Meetings appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings, meetings, meetings. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This way, everything related to the meeting is in one place. I use a template for meeting notes (see below) and copy it into this note. I will add questions I have before the meeting and then use it for the meeting itself. I tag the meeting note for easy searching later.

Making Sure your Meetings are Productive and Effective

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings are something that all managers and leaders need to be able to plan, organize, run and follow up on. When I was a project engineer, I had to run lots of meetings and had training in effective meetings at a couple different companies. Keys to Effective Meetings 1.

Run your meetings edcamp style: The un-faculty faculty meeting

eSchool News

If you’re like most educators, you don’t have the time to waste on unproductive faculty meetings. That’s why administrators and teacher leaders should transform faculty meetings into engaging professional development (PD) opportunities. Edcamp-style faculty meetings!

Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are

Digital Promise

The rapid development of more sophisticated and available technology that teachers can use as tools to help meet various learning needs. The post Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are appeared first on Digital Promise.

Smartphones Meet Adult Education

Digital Promise

The post Smartphones Meet Adult Education appeared first on Digital Promise. Mobile technologies allow adult learners to study anytime, anywhere, extending their learning far beyond classroom hours.

Schedule Meetings Anywhere with Meet

ProfHacker

This happens via a 3rd-party keyboard, which is called Meet. This is ever-so-slightly confusing, as Meet is part of the Sunrise app, not a separate installation. Calling the keyboard Meet makes sense, though, when you’re using the iOS keyboard picker.)

More Inclusive Meetings

ProfHacker

We’ve written a lot here at ProfHacker about making meetings and conferences better. Recently, I came across this list from University of Michigan Department of Human Resources, 10 Tips for Inclusive Meetings. Profession conference inclusiveness meetings so many meetings

Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” The post Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

To ensure equity and access for all, these districts meet students where they are with real-world, personalized, and locally relevant lessons. The post Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools appeared first on Digital Promise.

Meeting Magic

StratEDgy

They should really teach this in school. StratEDgy

The Maker Movement Meets Literacy

CUE

I am here to share that you can design maker experiences while meeting California CCSS standards in English language arts. The post The Maker Movement Meets Literacy appeared first on OnCUE. The maker movement is all about making learning meaningful through creating new solutions.

We used technology to increase attendance at PTA meetings

eSchool News

My first PTA meetings reassured me that we needed to find a way to improve the drastically low attendance. At the meetings, we typically see about 12 to 15 attendees, usually the executive board and a handful of parents. percent of parents were attending our five PTA meetings each year!

Better Meetings Through Pedagogy

ProfHacker

It’s basically summer, and the only sort of meeting people are interested in, probably, is the sort pictured above. The meeting leader coordinates this activity and guides us through the agenda items starting with the most pressing, immediate, popular needs first. I know, I know.

LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board

User Generated Education

LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board. I have been offered an opportunity to teach maker education again at a local summer enrichment program during summer, 2016.

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the needs of all students

Ditch That Textbook

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that aides educators in designing lessons that meet the needs of diverse learners. We want to reach ALL of our students in a way that works best for them. But how do we actually go about doing it?

Meet Learner 2.0

Learning with 'e's

I'm presenting a keynote speech in Brisbane for EduTech next week, and the theme for my talk is 'Meet Learner 2.0'. Photo by JISC Meet Learner 2.0

STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.

EdTech4Beginners

Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments. Minecraft is a tool that can be used to build and create things. How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project?

Student Book Budget: Meeting with Vendors

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I sent their goals to vendors and setup some appointments for vendors to meet with the team. Then, we’ll meet with one more vendor before making final decisions. Our 2018-19 student book budget team is hard at work creating consideration lists of books for purchase.

Consider Perforating Your Meetings

ProfHacker

What is really new is the idea of a perforated meeting I tried recently. Michael Berman of CSU Channel Islands invited me to join one of their department meetings. They’re just…meetings. This meeting was emergent. Would you consider perforating your meetings?

Meet Me Inside, Meet Me Inside

The Jose Vilson

The post Meet Me Inside, Meet Me Inside appeared first on The Jose Vilson. The students already dispersed. They left desks misaligned, books out-of-place, looseleaf discarded, and the only adult in the room weary.

DigiWriMo, meet the Make Bank

K12 Open Ed

I’m taking part in another open collaborative learning event in November: DigiWriMo. In talking about this with a group of folks last night , someone asked “ As a college student working on my elementary major, how could I use this writing piece in my future classroom?”

Michigan Meet Up with Be the Difference and Funky First Grade Fun

Kleinspiration

Michigan Blogger''s Meet Up I am excited to announce a meet up that I am going to be attending along with Maria at Be The Difference and Kimberly at Funky First Grade Fun. We are meeting in July over coffee at the Biggby Coffee in Northville.

Meet Google Keep, and 6 ways it can help schools

Ditch That Textbook

For a long time, I’ve been a list-maker and a note-taker. You should see my desk. It’s littered with them. The worst is when I take down some valuable details and then leave the paper sitting on my desk at school.

Meeting Wendell Berry

TeachThought - Learn better.

Meeting Wendell Berry by Terry Heick “Because of the penmanship.” The post Meeting Wendell Berry appeared first on TeachThought. The man I’d been chasing for ten years now had been speaking with two authors seated next to him at.

27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting

TeachThought - Learn better.

27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting by TeachThought Staff Engaging teachers at staff meetings matters. The post 27 Ways To Engage Teachers At Your Next Faculty Meeting appeared first on TeachThought.

Meet Synth, a classroom audio tool to amplify student voice

Ditch That Textbook

As our world becomes increasingly tech-dependent, a fundamental question will be at the heart of everything we do … How do we preserve our humanity? Artificial intelligence is automating tasks in our lives. Messaging can be so easily misunderstood. And the amount of time we spend staring at a screen every day is a serious […]. Ed Tech Screencasts record audio in class student voice student voice recordings synth

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms. So Felicia, give us our first idea for adding Morning Meetings to the Special Ed Classroom.

How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

This blog post was originally published by EdSurge. Guest co-author Mary Jo Madda is an Associate Editor at EdSurge. Being an administrator is a tough job, but administrators make all the difference when it comes to leading schools and districts towards innovation and change.

Schedule with Meet

Hansen's Link to Tech

Welcome to Google Meet. Google Meet is simply a scheduled meeting space similar to apps such as GoToMeeting, Webex, and JoinMe however however is built on the G Suite platform to make it easy to connect with your colleagues. How to Connect (Option 1): Start a New Meeting.

Who Speaks at Meetings? Find Out with GenderTimer

ProfHacker

Nobody really likes meetings, but, at the same time, one has to work with other people. How unpopular are meetings? It looks like US Office of Strategic Services used typical meeting strategies as guidance for how to sabotage enemy organizations.)

Meet NEO at ISTE 2018!

Neo LMS

Judging by the last year’s edition, things look even more promising for the days to come: Meet NEO at ISTE 2018! We’re looking forward to meeting you at ISTE 2018! The post Meet NEO at ISTE 2018! It’s that time of the year again!

COLUMN: When body meets mind in learning

The Hechinger Report

The post COLUMN: When body meets mind in learning appeared first on The Hechinger Report. A teacher stands at a white board in front of her fourth-grade class and begins teaching one of math’s most fundamental concepts: the meaning of an equal sign in the middle of an equation.

Flipped Learning Meets Differentiated Instruction

Gaggle Speaks

Teachers continue to cope with the challenges of teaching to multiple learning styles. With the help of technology, personalized learning becomes more realistic while the strategies for advancing personalized learning are more powerful.