Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Neo LMS

Our conference programme is crafted to fit every style of learning – from discussions and debates, to hands-on workshops and interactive breakout sessions, with exhibitors and guests from startups through to the most established corporations. Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Preparing Audience-Sensitive Presentations and Workshops

ProfHacker

But when you are invited to present a keynote or facilitate a workshop to people you know little or nothing about, how do you ensure you are sufficiently sensitive to your audience? I recently co-facilitated a workshop for African participants.

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The workshop model: Beyond the basics

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Jen Bengel explains the workshop model, how to create mini-lessons, and how to get students excited about books. So in this episode, we’re talking about the workshop model. Jen’s going to do a deep dive into an ELA or reading workshop model.

One teacher’s 5 secrets for a fantastic math workshop

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Today, I’ve invited Meg from The Teacher Studio to share how she runs math workshop in her classroom. Over the years, I have had many people ask me to blog more about my math workshop. Why do math workshop, anyway? How can I set the tone for math workshop?

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The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

Edsurge

Now in its second year, the four-month accelerator program offers selected companies up to $100,000 from Intel Capital—in exchange for up to six percent of equity—and provides access to GSVlabs , weekly workshops and guidance from self-selected mentors like David Min (VP of Strategic Business Innovation at the Walt Disney Company) or Ronald Chandler (former CIO for the Los Angeles Unified School District).

?Beyond Design Thinking: Why Education Entrepreneurs Need to Think in Systems

Edsurge

Yet, we’re also increasingly seeing a complementary methodology— systems thinking —gain traction among educators, entrepreneurs and investors. Systems thinking offers a necessary antidote to some of design thinking’s blind spots by taking a holistic view of complex social challenges—rather than just building new solutions that address symptoms of a problem, but not root causes. In 2017, +Acumen co-developed a new online course on Systems Practice with The Omidyar Group.

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Agency: Important for Students and Educators

A Principal's Reflections

Educator voice can be cultivated using the following strategies: Flipped staff meetings – Everyone who plans a meeting works terribly hard to develop and then get through an agenda. This results in a death-by-meeting scenario and is a main reason why most people hate meetings.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources.

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What's In Your Elementary STEM Lab?

Tech Helpful

The first thing I would suggest to a school system wanting to create a STEM lab is not to try to buy everything in the beginning. This is what we currently have in our lab now that we are 3 years into the program: Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots. Wonder Workshop Cue Robots.

STEAM-Powered Notebook Practices

Educator Innovator

Integrating light, sound, and art into the student notebooks provides opportunities for learners to prototype circuits, document their processes, play and conduct systems explorations with simple materials such as copper tape, LEDs, and watch batteries.

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Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

I relish the opportunity for an in-person meeting or training to connect with colleagues and partners. The goal is to map out the people, data, systems, processes, and products that, when used together, achieve common goals.

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Neo LMS

Take it easy and slow, and focus on the enthusiasts among the staff complement, and work from there — perhaps by presenting your successes at staff meetings and other workshops to entice further interest.

Scratch and Makey Makey Across the Curriculum

User Generated Education

I love bringing physical computing into my classrooms: Physical computing means building interactive physical systems by the use of software and hardware that can sense and respond to the analog world. Directions: Learners engaged in a maker-enhanced writers’ workshop.

Design Lab Connects Autism Families with Research

Digital Promise

once a diagnosis is confirmed, families accessing autism funding must learn to navigate a complex system of therapies and supports. The Health Design Lab is a research and design centre that works with industry and community partners to improve health products, services and systems — through a “human-centred design” approach. Mapping the System With String. I found the format of the workshop was incredibly useful.

Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

Leaders in faith-based organizations are also positioned to mobilize and organize communities to help meet the needs of its children. During the school year, programs like CityConnects and Say Yes gather data on students and school systems.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

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. In fact, they find much more than tips and tricks online, they find a veritable support system.

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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. Go to www.coolcatteacher.com/bloomz to find out why Bloomz is the best parent-teacher communication system out there.

Helping New Teachers Thrive

Digital Promise

In addition to his coursework at HGSE, Hester is the founder of New Teachers Thriving , a start-up prototyping a series of workshops and resources to give early-career teachers the social-emotional tools to build resilience. “We Leaders also have to push for systemic change.

Innovative Examples of Community Involvement in Schools

Digital Promise

They’re attempting to both meet members of their communities where they are and invite community members to reciprocate. During events like “Maker Nights” and “Art Room Afternoon,” students and their families are encouraged to attend workshops and take part in hands-on learning experiences.

The Pedagogy of Digital Discussion

A Principal's Reflections

During every single workshop I facilitate, I have participants in both peer and randomly selected groups engage in face-to-face conversations on numerous question prompts. I wasn’t an overly confident student when it came to engaging in open conversations during class.

Creating a Strategy for the future?

EdNews Daily

That’s why KnowledgeWorks , a national education nonprofit, has followed up its latest 10-year education forecast with a strategy guide that helps frame the challenges and opportunities facing our education system and how educators, learners and policymakers can begin to meet them. .

35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

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How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

Providing access to technology is important but not a complete solution when it comes to getting rid of systemic disparities caused by issues like income inequality, geographic isolation, or discrimination. When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. workshops and online meetings.

Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Learning Management System (what is often called an LMS) has become foundational to blending technology into education experiences. A Workshop module where students can collaborate on classwork and learning. Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet.

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Authentic PBL: Santa Believes in Project Based Learning … Do You?

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Upon further reflection, it occurred to me that not only does Santa believe in PBL, he practices many of its positive attributes at his workshop. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

To keep high-performing educators in classrooms, systems must create compelling opportunities that provide true pathways to leadership. MY World 360-Immersive Storytelling Meets the SDGs. At Digital Promise, we believe in the power of storytelling to help move from vision to reality.

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A “Modern” classroom model, designed by teachers, helps students stay engaged and connected

The Christensen Institute

A few years ago, Kareem and his colleague, Rob Barnett—both of whom were math teachers at Eastern High School in Washington DC—dramatically overhauled the conventional classroom model to better meet the learning needs of their students.

A Special Letter To Teachers… From Santa!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I would enjoy meeting you! W027: PBL Splash A Look at Project Based Learning (1/2 day Workshop).

Making is a Process

A Principal's Reflections

There was no clearer evidence of this as when students were using old computer parts to design and create an entirely new operating system from scratch. I try to emulate this when I conduct hands-on makersapce workshops.

With @ClassDojo - Go Paperless, Reach Common Core Standards, & Enhance Engagement!

Kleinspiration

After our Skype meeting, I could tell there was HUGE potential in what he was about to launch. Sam and I had several meetings, phone conversations, and even hung out at various conferences. We took the information from the charts and used them to track our success in workshop.

Bryan’s travels for the next month

Bryan Alexander

On April 25th I’m leading a short workshop on the future of education and technology at New York University. Later that week I’m a discussant in the ELI 2016 Online Spring Focus Session , talking about next generation learning management systems.

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Bryan’s travels for the next month

Bryan Alexander

On April 25th I’m leading a short workshop on the future of education and technology at New York University. Later that week I’m a discussant in the ELI 2016 Online Spring Focus Session , talking about next generation learning management systems.

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Authentic Project Based Learning: Santa Believes in PBL… Do You?

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Upon further reflection, it occurred to me that not only does Santa believe in PBL, he practices many of its positive attributes at his workshop. Perhaps you might even attend my session or workshops. Workshop: Beyond the Device: Technology to Support Standards and Authentic Learning.