How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) initiative and reinforces this focus through his personal Twitter account, as well as with BCPS outreach on Facebook, bcps.org, a blog, RSS feeds and more. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge.

Join Me This Year For Some Exciting Workshops During the 2019 ISTE Conference!

TeacherCast

Official Twitter Accounts: @ISTE , @ISTEConnects. Official Twitter Hashtags: #ISTE19 , #ISTE2019. TeacherCast Educational Podcasting Workshop: (8:30 – 11:30). Who is this workshop designed for? Visit the official session page today to register for this workshop.

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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.

Twitter Series-A New Kind Of Twitter PD

The Web20Classroom

This week I am going to do a series of posts on Twitter. Today I am starting with Twitter Professional Development. As many times as I have talked to folks, done workshops for and even preached about Twitter, there are some that just won''t (for whatever reason) jump in. It took me a while to realize that maybe, for some, the best way to use Twitter was not to use Twitter. I have taken a radically different approach to teaching educators about Twitter.

20 Texas Education Leaders to Follow on Twitter

MIND Research Institute

These educators use Twitter as an effective tool to engage others in conversation and share their knowledge—all in an effort to teach the state's future leaders. Teachers to Follow on Twitter (+ Teacher Experts). Administrators to Follow on Twitter.

College Bound? Made of Compassion and Creativity: Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

So I started doing more–leading workshops, teaching online courses, and creating more resources—and it kind of evolved into my dream job. Finally, I’m doing a three-day workshop for counselors in the Santa Cruz mountains. Twitter.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Maybe a published poet could Skype in and lead a workshop.

The Curriculum Meets Educational Technology… Avoiding Tech Shine

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). 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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

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The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. Thanks to Twitter, I connected with so many of my dear friends over lunch, group discussions, dinners, and parties.

Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The format is informal and the goal is for you to meet and get to know some of your online heroes, as well as to recap learnings from the day’s events and to look ahead to what’s next in CEM. Background includes director of research, Sesame Workshop; asst. link] Steven Anderson : Educator, Speaker, Blogger, #Edchat Co-Creator, #140Conf Character, Edublogs Twitterer Of The Year, ASCD Emerging Leader.

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Creating Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessment to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students. You can follow her on Twitter @shfarnsworth Steven W.

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Clair on episode 540 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Sherry St. You don’t need Twitter to read it.) Coaching schools to best meet the needs of all students is Sherry’s passion. Sherry St.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

David Petro on episode 294 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. David Petro has been using Twitter for his math PD for more than eight years. Twitter is now different. David: Don’t write Twitter off.

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Backchanneling: The Why, How, and What (Best Tool)

A Principal's Reflections

So why and how should one incorporate backchanneling during workshops, presentations, faculty meetings, after hours, or in classrooms? Backchannels or back-channeling is common at conferences where attendees use tools like Twitter to discuss the various presentations in near real time.

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Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. 4 virtual meetings. MTI 558: Teach Writing With Tech. Starts Monday, July 8, 2019!

Learning Never Stops

A Principal's Reflections

There should always be a long-term plan following any keynote or workshop. For the purposes of this post, let’s put aside more traditional pathways that are either provided to educators or ones that are sought out, such as conferences and workshops.

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. A survey of 755 teachers in the US found that they value the immediate feedback they get on Twitter.

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Unleash The Superhero In You - NYSCATE 2016

ASIDE

Source: NYSCATE After three days of sessions and keynotes, kiosks and meet-ups, it was more clear than ever that educators are feeling they have the necessary tools to invigorate the learning potential of their students. app explainer video PLN technology twitter

The Challenges Educators Face

A Principal's Reflections

Just because something sounds good on Twitter and during a keynote or looks good on Pinterest and Instagram does not mean whatever is being promoted will work. I have been blessed to not only deliver keynotes and workshops but also to facilitate job-embedded coaching on a long-term basis.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

No matter the approach, schools often struggle to find the perfect technology that will meet the needs of their students and help them achieve their academic goals. This meant I attended occasional meetings with my regional technology specialist and other regional TTLs. At one of these meetings, myself and 15 TTLs were given a surprise “gift” of an iPod Touch.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

Aaron Marvel on episode 158 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”. Twitter: @ AaronMarvelEDU.

The 3 Hottest Posts on The Innovative Educator

The Innovative Educator

Here’s what’s hot: Effective Meetings! I had the opportunity to attend a full day workshop on effective meetings and I took what I learned and made it into articles for readers of The Innovative Educator. Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator? Don’t worry.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

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.

From Practice to Paper: How #IntentiontheBook was Born

EdTechTeam

We had some success with a student collaboration we called “remash” - a kind of poetry meets visual thinking remix project. Readers can also share to our Facebook group or to Instagram or Twitter with the tags: #intentionthebook , #criticalcreativity or #rigorouswhimsy.

6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

Kleinspiration

Teachers, technology enthusiast, and administrators will gather to attend custom sessions that meet their specific interests. What I love about their workshops is the style of each session. I''d love to meet up with you and share the work my kids are doing.

7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Frank Buck on episode 227 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Meet Next Generation Science Standards. So let’s say that I’m in a workshop, and I’m taking notes in Evernote. Twitter: @DrFrankBuck.

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Over 60 Videos to Provide Some Great PBL Ideas at the Follett Challenge

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Perhaps you might even attend my session or workshops. Workshop: Beyond the Device: Technology to Support Standards and Authentic Learning. Workshop: Making Makers Mainstream: Connecting A Maker Culture to Curriculum Standards.

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The 30 Goals Free eConference, July 16-20th!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the Chatwing below the videos to meet other participants! If you missed our first workshop, Sketchnoting for Beginners , find the recording and chat archive here ! You’re invited to the first annual 30 Goals Free Online Conference , July 16th to 20th!

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She also uses this for professional development for teachers when she’s preparing to meet them on-site.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations.

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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google for Education Today we are pleased to announce the launch of Google Educator Groups (GEG), a program supporting communities of educators who learn, share, and inspire each other to meet the needs of their students through technology solutions, both in the classroom and beyond.

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Once you’re signed up, you prepare weekly material, chat with classmates, respond to class Discussion Boards and quizzes, and participate in a weekly video meeting. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning.

FETC Future of Educational Technology… Orlando Florida… Please Join Me!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I will be providing five workshop and one FETC Featured Presentation. Before reading on, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I can provide any of the workshops listed below in your location.

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