Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Community providers, such as the University AME Zion Church (UAMEZ) in Palo Alto, California, understand that digital literacy development, like any learning, starts with building trust in the community and meeting learners where they are.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Like many folks in today’s workforce, I spend a significant amount of time in front of a computer screen with my smartphone close by, responding to a flurry of emails, calls, texts, and calendar invitations.

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My Story, Our Impact: How BakerRipley Connects Families to Opportunities

Digital Promise

We provide these services in Spanish because we truly believe that by meeting people where they are in their current stage of development, we can meet their needs quickly and have the most impact.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

Since the fall of 2016, the communications department at Dominguez Hills has banned smartphones, laptops and other personal technology in every classroom — with grade deductions for violations — except for teacher-guided use and “tech breaks” during longer classes such as Eames’s.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!


We want to honor the “ah-hahs” that come from an amazing session, the laughter that comes from PLN meet-ups, and the big ideas you think about as you come face-to-face with some of the brightest and most passionate educators throughout the state.

Questions Parents Ask

Ask a Tech Teacher

Who your children meet on the Internet is not the same as the kids in the neighborhood or at school or on a youth sports team. Raise your hand if you use your smartphone for more than phone calls. There are great strategies I talk more about in the upcoming workshop.

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. Students brought out a variety of devices including Blackberries, iPhones, and Smartphones to answer multiple choice questions.

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Use Social Media to Market Your Private School


Live videos, such as Q&As and workshops, have incredible engagement on Facebook. Hit the record button and get in front of your smartphone to record a no-frills, but highly engaging, video with your audience.

Beneylu School: The Digital Classroom You Will Love!


Workshop. In Beneylu School this is done using the Workshop app. The documents can then be exported in PDF and ePUB formats to read on a tablet, PC, or smartphone.

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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Five Steps to Closing the Homework Gap

And so the one-and-done workshop can be great for sparking an idea, but to think we’re going to bring about real classroom change with a one-day workshop, it isn’t really going to happen.”.

What does your desk say about you?

Educational Technology Guy

This is the workshop where you do your thinking every day, basically, and it can be revealing, often unintentionally, about what’s going through your head. OFM contracts with manufacturers in Mexico, Taiwan and China to design furniture and products that meet the highest industry standards.

Why Teachers Love Using Those Magical OK Go Videos in Class


’ ” And yet, backstage at concerts, he and the other band members are constantly meeting and hearing from these teacher fans, and their students. She also leads professional development workshops for other teachers, outlining how they, too, can use OK Go in their classrooms.

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Mobile Apps Are a Must to Attract and Engage Students—Here's How Colleges Can Build Them


Yet schools of all sizes are struggling to meet demand for campus tours—and missing out on making that valuable first connection with a prospective student. app—such as a location change for one of the workshops—went live instantly, making it easy to communicate with everyone in the moment. The built-in GPS on most smartphones is a major advantage, enabling you to extend the reach of admissions by pointing visitors in the right direction—directly from the phone.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

This could be a fun experiment during a department meeting! Although VR requires a smartphone device, they only need wifi access. The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards

The Hechinger Report

In the past, student work has ranged from the cutting edge to the routine, from creating a measuring tool that uses lasers to estimate the length of great white sharks to teaching officials in Longmont, the district’s main city, how to better use smartphones in their jobs.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Serving at least 28 million students in more than 40,000 schools in every state and in more than 70 nations, the new organization represents a meeting of the minds and of complementary areas of skill and experience. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM (

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Learning Revolution Free Events - ASB Online - Google Science Fair Deadline - More Ed Tech Month

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday is Global Education Day and the new Invent to Learn workshop, Bloggers'' Cafe starts on Sunday, and more to be revealed. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 6th, 2014 Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps


Learning is hard and change is even harder, so once teachers have found a tool that meets their learning goals, they are unlikely to shift without a good reason. “It’s That works fine when all kids have a smartphone or device, but Plickers is a solution for more low-tech classrooms.

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With 2 weeks between each workshop you will have an opportunity to try the tools with your students and come back to share your successes and questions. link] SMARTPHONES, HANDHELDS, AND APPS—ORCHESTRATING PRODUCTIVITY/LEARNING (ADMIN 2.0) You will learn that grace is God''s love in action and it is "the face that love wears when it meets imperfection, weakness, failure, sin. Grace is what love does and is when it meets the sinful and undeserving."