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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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?”

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018! Exactly one week from now the NEO team will be present — for the second time — at the ExCeL Expo Hall, eager to meet everyone there. Meet us at Booth F302! We’re really looking forward to meet you at BETT 2018!

Student Book Budget: Meeting with Vendors

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Each year, we meet with several vendors to look at book samples, catalogs, and websites. Instead, they capture every book that looks interesting to our readers and meets our purchasing goals. Every year, we meet with our Capstone sales rep, Jim Boon.

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.

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.

Meet the Webinators

edWeb.net

At the ISTE 2017 conference this year, edWeb held a poster session to “Meet the Webinars” where three of our “star” Webinators – Michelle Luhtala, Shannon Holden, and Rachel Langenhorst – met with some of their edWeb fans and continued to spread the word about the free world of edWeb PD

Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs

EdTechTeacher

Here are some practical tips for teachers to meet the needs of all student learners. #1. The post Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs appeared first on EdTechTeacher. From Instructor Rosey McQuillian. Follow Rosey on Twitter @romcquill .

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.

3 Musts-Haves During Virtual Meetings and Calls

techlearning

You do not want your meetings or calls to look like this: When you do, there are some protocols to put in place. Whether you are an innovative educator or a student, in the 21st century, we’re all global learners who make global collaborations.

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

What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting

Educator Innovator

Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing at the 2016 NWP Annual Meeting. I also realized I need to make time to come to the National Writing Project Meeting EVERY YEAR! Educator Innovator Blog makerspace Making NWP Annual Meeting nwpam16

Zen and the Art of Meaningful Meetings

Edsurge

Last week I had the extraordinary opportunity to spend time in the company of some very smart, interesting and generous university innovators when California State University Channel Islands hosted a meeting for the group, called the HAILstorm. At the end, we were asked to reflect on what we would take away from the meeting and how it might affect our practices on campus. Perhaps there doesn’t have to be a manifesto or action plans—perhaps the act of meeting has value in itself.

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Neo LMS

Meet NEO at OEB 2017! The only constant is change. This doctrine of change being central to the universe is thousands of years old, yet it seems so contemporary. In fact, change is so ingrained in every aspect of our daily lives that we always wonder about what will happen next.

This Is What It’s Like To Teach Online And Meet Your Students In-Person

EdNews Daily

In this interview, Ian shares his experience and describes what it was like to meet his students face to face. First, as an experience is was truly moving to meet my students. My favorite part of teaching is meeting new students.

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.

Meet Our New Partners: iKeepSafe & the Internet Watch Foundation

Securly

To achieve this badge, companies must meet all requirements outlined in primary federal and California laws. We are excited to announce our partnership with two organizations at the forefront of online child safety initiatives: iKeepSafe and the Internet Watch Foundation ! The mission of each respective organization aligns perfectly with our own commitment to keeping kids safe online. iKeepsafe has also awarded us the California Privacy Badge.

7 Ways To Sabotage Meetings

The Innovative Educator

When you want to get a project done it is imperative that when working with others you understand what elements lead to a high performing team as well as understand the strategies required to make meetings effective.

Meeting Parents Half Way

The Web20Classroom

If you have read any of my leadership posts in the past you know I am all about reflection. One of the most important things good leaders do is reflect. Time must be taken to think about the direction our organizations are going and if any adjustments, at any level, need to be made.

When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

MindShift

Then she started meeting with a school social worker. “Shane has been struggling,” she says, describing a meeting just days before between herself, a social worker, a student dean and Shane’s mom.

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.

When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

NPR Learning and Tech

Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering. Image credit: Clarence Williams/WWNO

Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The all-new Flipgrid is here! We’ve been teased for months with what improvements were on the way to this already phenomenal tool, and at a live stream announcement, the details were released. If you are new to Flipgrid, there’s no better time to get started than now.

KinderLab Robotics Meets Rigorous Review Standards to Join STEMworks Database

techlearning

STEMworks helps companies, states, and individuals make smart investments in their communities by evaluating and cataloging programs that meet rigorous and results-driven design principles.

How to Schedule a Time to Meet with Other Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away. Kids came early to school so they could meet other kids! Learners love to meet learners in other classrooms, but how can you make it simple ?

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.

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.)

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.

Montessori Meets Kaizen: Promoting Lifelong Learning

Fractus Learning

The key to classroom performance then, as seen through the lens of kaizen principles, is an entire team working together to meet their collective goals.

Flipping “Meet the Teacher Night”

Gaggle Speaks

How about flipping “Meet the Teacher Night”? Sure, the school year is approaching the finish line. As you do a retrospective of what we hope was a great year, it’s not too early to think about new ways to use technology when students return from summer break. Making a few changes to the way you’ve always conducted this time-honored school event can also give parents an example of what it means to flip a classroom.

#HourOfCode: #Minecraft meets Code.org

Teacher Tech

Are you ready for the #HourOfCode? Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs December 7–13 marks the 7th annual Computer Science Education week and the 3rd annual #HourOfCode Challenge spearheaded by Code.org. Code.org takes an approach to teaching coding by using iconic characters and the block.ly

This Is How It Feels To Meet Your Online Students In-Person

EdNews Daily

Have you ever wondered what it can feel like to meet some of your online students in-person? I remember that one of the parents mentioned how it was a great experience being able to meet the other families in person and discuss their experiences.