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What is Microsoft Sway?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Lately, when I join technology education forums, one of the most talked-about webtools is Microsoft Sway. It is best-suited for Middle School and older, though I’ve seen lots of youngers successfully create engaging presentations. Reviews Web Tools Microsoft website review

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Peggy George in episode 105 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The #notatiste17 hashtag on Twitter. Twitter handle: @pgeorge. Twitter hashtag: #notatiste17.

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Social Media and Gamification Take Center Stage in Learning – Noelene Callaghan, Australia

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Noelene Callaghan, her career and passion were a matter of happy circumstance. She is already well on her way to breaking down barriers by regularly sharing her ideas and experiences on her blog and Twitter daily.

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Chen on Episode 55 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @wondertechedu. She is also a consultant and presenter who regularly speaks at regional and national conferences.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In her class, my class, and in another class, we used Twitter to communicate back and forth. Realistically, they will be on social media.

5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Blog Post and Audio Blog Post for episode 90 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. But something happened the day I hit 12,000 Twitter followers. Librarians Social Media Teachers

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . Keynote (for Presentations).

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“Our world is more connected than ever and can present amazing opportunities for education.” – Barbara Zielonka, Norway

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Barbara Zielonka, that means pushing the boundaries of a traditional classroom and showing her students that being successful means being able to “learn, relearn, and unlearn — anywhere and anytime.”. Barbara Anna Zielonka.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @web20classroom. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Augmented reality and virtual reality.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Most school systems have some version of Google Apps for Education available for teachers or GAfE, I recommend uploading and converting your important documents, presentations, and spreadsheets to the cloud for easy editing, sharing, and storage.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''ve had 750 actual practitioner presentations since we started GlobalEdCon, all of which were recorded and are still available for free on the website to watch or listen to at any time. We also really hope that you will consider presenting. More information in presenting HERE.

ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Come by and support PowerSchool , enter to win Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces, and Amazon Echoes. 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Cool Cat Teacher’s Mega Tool Share (Microsoft Partner Booth).

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New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

The CoolCatTeacher

Eileen Lennon on episode 291 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. Twitter: @eileen_lennon.

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Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. If you’re struggling to move away from Microsoft Publisher because of cost or accessibility, this may be exactly what you’re looking for.

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Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Back in the 80s Tim Berners-Lee was launching the World Wide Web, Steve Jobs introduced the Macintosh, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had become the wealthiest person in the world, and Mark Zuckerberg was busy being born. Let's take a look by looking at social media examples.

“On one hand, all the world and knowledge are at our fingertips. On the other hand, everything is changing so quickly that it is hard to say what the world will be in 20 years.” – Anna Leszczy?ska, Poland

Daily Edventures

ska, an English and Ethics teacher in her second year as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE Expert), believes her job is a broad and important one: spreading important ideas to her students. “So How will relationships among people change because of technology and social media?”.

Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

My students have used Buncee to create presentations for project-based learning, to tell about their family or daily routine, talk about foods, to teach a lesson on augmented and virtual reality, or even just to create some “about me” Buncees to share with classmates as well as their global peers.

To BOLDly Go

CUE

I’ve presented at CUE events before but BOLD took PD to a whole new level for me, both as a presenter and as an educator. Over 40 sessions were presented, allowing educators to see how to take lessons to the next level.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 137 with Dr. Michelle Zimmerman on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology.

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Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

From unencrypted browsing during a class activity to embedding videos into presentations, schools can inadvertently compromise student privacy by exposing them to tracking cookies, according to a recently issued report from the Consortium of School Networking. Twitter.

End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily.

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Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

edWeb.net

Back then, Tom Whitby estimated that about 15% of educators were “connected” via social media. ” Even at an edtech conference like the recent FETC, not all hands go up when you ask if the audience is using social media.

End-of-Year Tips: 22 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily.

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Teachers Teaching Refugee Children via Skype with Koen Timmers

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 132 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

This includes not just Google Apps and Microsoft Office but webtools for digital storytelling, coding, backchannel devices, digital notetaking, programming, Scratch, and others. In this section, also include all of your social media contacts.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. I once heard a colleague describe it to me as a very fancy PowerPoint presentation, but in my opinion, that is an overly simplistic description of it.

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Creation just got even better with Buncee!

Buncee

I remember when I first came across Buncee about two years ago, I really enjoyed creating different presentations and exploring all of the choices that were available. Buncee has consistently provided a presentation tool that offers all of this and much more for our students and for everyone.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Folks on Reddit and Twitter had some interesting thoughts on the piece. Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Windows 10 Cloud appears to be Microsoft's attempt to compete.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Folks on Reddit and Twitter had some interesting thoughts on the piece. Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Windows 10 Cloud appears to be Microsoft's attempt to compete.

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End-of-Year Tips: 18 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you have social media, let them notify you of activity once a week instead of daily. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly. For more end-of-year clean up ideas, check Microsoft Windows page, How to Geek , and WikiHow.

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21st Principal's Top 10 Web Tools for Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

link] Twitter : I been using Twitter the longest. I''ve had a Twitter account since 2008. One way I use Twitter is through a school Twitter account to make announcements. Another way I use Twitter is through my personal-professional Twitter account to share resources with my larger PLN and to engage in the international conversation about education. link] Diigo : This social bookmarking tool serves as one of my two resource collection tools.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter. There I was paired up in a session with Ross Smith , Director of Engineering at Microsoft’s Skype.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Automatically previews pdfs, powerpoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. I’m curious to see if Microsoft gets Hololens working in 2016.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW presents opportunities for educators and organizations to learn from one another and share effective leadership principles, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. We will be hosting a twitter slow chat using the hashtag #LCPSedChat.

“Agency is incredibly important to my pedagogy; I want my writers to know that they have choices.” – Jane Wong, USA

Daily Edventures

Indeed, integrating technology into the classroom has made my courses more relevant, exciting, and social.”. Wong not only uses technology to inspire her students, she makes great use of social media like Twitter and Tumblr to share and promote her writing.

Events Newsletter - I Witness Testimonies & Holocaust - HackEd 15 - TechEducator Podcast - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Sunday, March 22nd at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Microsoft OneNote featuring Ari Schorr and Mike Tholfsen , More information here.

Revised List of Top iPad Apps for School Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

Media Apps EPIX: For those who are movie addicts and have a cable subscription to the EPIX movie channel, you can now add access to your EPIX movies to your iPad. This app connects to your Google Reader account and pulls your chosen RSS feeds down to your iPad, where you can read them, share them on social media, or curate them to your Evernote account. Keynote : Keynote is a presentation app created specifically for the iPad. Users can create and show presentations.

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