Maker-Enhanced Writing Workshop: Character Development

User Generated Education

This month I started a maker-enhanced writing workshop with a group of gifted 3rd through 6th grade students. Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Must Have Books for Reading Workshop!

Kleinspiration

Power Reading Workshop: a Step by Step Guide by Laura Candler This summer, my friend, Laura Candler , sent me her two most recent books on reading workshop. I was excited to receive these materials because we do reading workshop in my second grade class.

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!

Reader's Workshop for K-2

Kleinspiration

Websites to Wow your Workshop I''m out of the classroom today at a conference for reader''s workshop, and it''s simply amazing! I am growing from this one because we meet monthly to learn and collaborate with a great group of professionals within our district.

The Dynamic Learning Workshop and Coaching Package

Shake Up Learning

The post The Dynamic Learning Workshop and Coaching Package appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This three-day workshop and coaching package will help you and your teachers make meaningful technology integration a reality! The Dynamic Learning Workshop and Coaching Package!

Launching Writing Workshop: 25 Free #CCSS Lessons with Anchor Charts & Printables

Kleinspiration

25 Common Core Lessons to Launch your 2nd Grade Writer''s Workshop Fall is my favorite season for several reasons. I was so excited to attend our grade level meeting yesterday because we had scheduled one of our favorite consultants to come and work with us to plan for writer''s workshop.

The workshop model: Beyond the basics

The Cornerstone Blog

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.

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.

Power Up the Collaborative Writing Process with a Writing Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

A digital writing workshop can provide students with opportunities to become active participants in their own learning. Managing a Digital Writing Workshop. This Digital Writing Workshop is designed to avoid classroom chaos through the use of two separate grouping strategies.

Feeling the midyear slump? Recharge your meetings with MicroPD

eSchool News

As principal of a middle school, I meet weekly with teachers and school counselors to discuss team and department progress of our students. That’s why we conduct monthly PD meetings.

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.

Insight Education Group to Host National Educational Leaders’ Workshop

techlearning

(Encino, CA) February 16, 2017 — Insight Education Group today announced that its National Educational Leaders’ Workshop (NELW) will take place in San Diego, CA, on March 9 and 10. The Workshop will provide the time, space, and expertise to accomplish this.”

One teacher’s 5 secrets for a fantastic math workshop

The Cornerstone Blog

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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Vernier Software & Technology to Host 38 Free Professional Development Workshops this Fall

techlearning

BEAVERTON, Oregon, August 13, 2018 — This fall, Vernier Software & Technology will host 38 free, hands-on workshops around the country to help science educators learn how to best incorporate probeware and data-collection technology into their curriculum.

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.

Ten Tips: How to Write Your Common App Activities List, Meet Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy

EdNews Daily

Try: Arranged advertising events, organized fundraisers, and gave presentations at school meetings. Each year he helps thousands of students and counselors through his online courses, workshops, articles, products, and books, and works privately with a small number of students. .

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. Other Workshop Leaders: Buffy Hamilton , Title I Writing teacher, former librarian; Atlanta, GA. 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

4-Step Model for Productive Whole-Brained Meetings

The Innovative Educator

To run effective meetings it is helpful to have insights into the personality types of your colleagues using a tool like, DISC, which you can access for free here , Myers Briggs which you can access for free here , and Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI).

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).

Flipping IEP Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

Recently I was leading a workshop on flipped learning and several of the participants and I were talking about some of the challenges of working in schools. One of the teachers discussed some frustration with the way IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meetings took place in her school. Often she was pulled away from class to attend meetings while her students were taught by a substitute teacher. What if we applied the principles of flipped learning to IEP meetings?

Do’s & Don’ts to "PEP" Up Meetings For Success

The Innovative Educator

Most employees feel many meetings they attend are a waste of time but they don’t need to be. There are strategies you can implement as well as pitfalls you can avoid to help ensure your meetings are interesting, informative, productive and achieve desired outcomes.

Apple joining Hour of Code and offering free workshops! #edtech

iLearn Technology

During Computer Science Education week (December 8-14th) they will be hosting other workshops. Can’t wait to meet you there!

25 Bootcamps, 13 Workshops, 12 Summits and 1 Student Summit: We're Just Getting Started January!

EdTechTeam

This year is off to a fantastic start for EdTechTeam!

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.

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

On the fourth day of my visit, I led an all-staff professional development workshop. During the workshop, I was again reminded the power of Office Mix. In the workshop, teachers brought a PowerPoint they already had created for an instructional lesson.

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

On the fourth day of my visit, I led an all-staff professional development workshop. During the workshop, I was again reminded the power of Office Mix. In the workshop, teachers brought a PowerPoint they already had created for an instructional lesson.

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

MindShift

Meeting Standards. It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school.

Flipping IEP Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

Recently I was leading a workshop on flipped learning and several of the participants and I were talking about some of the challenges of working in schools. One of the teachers discussed some frustration with the way IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meetings took place in her school. Often she was pulled away from class to attend meetings while her students were taught by a substitute teacher. What if we applied the principles of flipped learning to IEP meetings?

Audio Builders Workshop Events at AES New York 2018 Convention to Offer Hands-On Experiences for DIY Audio Professionals and Enthusiasts

techlearning

Audio Builders Workshop events at AES New York 2018 will present an insider introduction to this popular field of creative expression through audio gear design and construction. Following that is the All Access Technical Program’s Audio Builders Workshop mini-track on Saturday, October 20.

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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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.

Where Diversity, Inclusion and Education Meet: A Conversation With Black Girls Code Founder, Kimberly Bryant

Edsurge

Students may come to a Black Girls Code workshop and become inspired and enthusiastic about the new skills they’ve learned. We put the whole framework in place, and then volunteers come and run workshops. Many professions that were once the exclusive domain of men are no longer so. The percentage of women enrolled in law, medicine and physical sciences have been trending toward parity ever since the 1970s. Computer science, however, is a different story.

Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education

Educator Innovator

Jopeck, along with K-Fai Steele, Colleen Graves, and Buffy Hamilton led a session at the 2016 National Writing Project (NWP) annual meeting in Atlanta in November with a diverse group of educators. The workshop leaders emphasized that the “making” umbrella is a large one.

SDE Conference for Extraordinary Educators!

Kleinspiration

Many of the teachers below were named People Magazine''s Teacher of the Year, Disney Teacher of the Year, become their state''s teacher of the year and invited to meet the President, and some have become successful teacher-preneurs on Teachers Pay Teachers.