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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

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

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Important Morning Meeting

Ask a Tech Teacher

When you do this at the beginning of the day , it’s called not a warm-up but a morning meeting. What is a Morning Meeting. Morning meetings are a time when students and teacher gather together, usually in a circle, for an organized start-of-day activity.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

Spice It Up! 6 Tech Tools to Transform Your Staff Meeting

Fractus Learning

I am sure every educator looks forward to staff meetings, right? Many times, staff meetings become housekeeping lists, presentations on topics, and there is little interaction among teachers. After intense reflection, I have decided it is time to change the outlook of staff meetings.

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

Tools for Changing/Improving PD and Meetings

Educational Technology Guy

Professional Development and Faculty Meetings are typically held face-to-face and many times are longer than they need to be, or too much time is spent on things that only affect a small percentage of those present. There are some tools and resources that can be used to change how and when PD and Meetings are held. Google Docs/Google Drive - use Google Docs for meeting and PD agendas and shared resources. What ideas and resources do you use for meetings and PD?

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!

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.

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.

Meet Our New Partners: iKeepSafe & the Internet Watch Foundation

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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.