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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Some Great Free EdTech Webinars for Teachers Professional Development

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 21, 2015 A few days ago we reviewed a new platform from Microsoft called Microsoft Educator Community, a site which helps teachers and educators collaborate with each other, grow.read more. Edtech conferences Microsoft tools for teachers

Prepare your students for tomorrow’s high growth jobs with Microsoft in education

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Gaggle adds Google and Microsoft trainings for PD

eSchool News

Gaggle adds Google and Microsoft training options; trainers obtain certifications to help educators use leading technology. Schools or districts using Google Apps for Education or Office 365 can receive onsite or webinar training to meet their specific needs.

3 Ways Schools can Help Users to Protect their Accounts from Malware, Phishing, & Cyber-scams.

Indiana Jen

I encourage administrators to attend cyber-security webinars and workshops, such as ATLIS’s Cyber-Security Workshop in Chicago this summer. Recently, G-Suite users were hit by a large phishing scam.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

You will also want to come by PowerSchool’s Classroom of the Future in 207A where they will be giving away Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces and Amazon Echoes. LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix.

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Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. Join me, Richard Byrne and Monica Burns next Tuesday, October 3 for a special webinar on 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning.

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Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality in education: a NERCOMP workshop

Bryan Alexander

Korkin turned to Microsoft Hololens, in part for its built-in gaze, voice, and gesture recognition, and partly because of the chance to get pre-commercial tech. Coming up next month is a NERCOMP webinar on “ Getting Started with Virtual Reality.”

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Twitter, an Author, a Teacher and her Students: A Story of Collaboration — Marie-Hélène Fasquel, France

Daily Edventures

As a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Fasquel not only puts her words into action, she demonstrates how educators everywhere can do the same. ” The project continues to expand, and the group recently conducted a webinar together. Language and Literature teacher (American International Section), Webinar Presenter, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Sway and PowerPoint presentations.

Florida teacher reaches for the stars – Jason Mocherman, USA

Daily Edventures

This Education Week webinar , for example, is designed to bridge the digital gap between home and school. As a new Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Mocherman will have the opportunity to reach many more teachers with his insights on teaching with technology. Astronomy Instructor, Planetarium Director, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Office 365.

“If you are thinking in teacher-centric way, [you see] no need to change.” – Gergely Nadori, Hungary

Daily Edventures

And this Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert is just as committed to transforming education in his country as he is to nurturing his students’ love for science. The approach delivers training in whatever way teachers prefer, from webinars to in-person trainings, to video tutorials.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

A couple of years ago, I was part of a year-end webinar with MindWires’ Consulting’s Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein and one or other of them – I don’t remember now – predicted that 2016 would be a big year for the LMS.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 27th at 3pm Starting to Homeschool Webinar Series: Why Should I Homeschool? , Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, March 1st at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Office Mix featuring Tim Richardson and Ryan Adecco , More information here.

Project Based Learning and the Flipped Classroom… A Great Combination!

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PBL and STEM Webinars/Podcasts PBS Learning Media: Flipped Classrooms For Real Learning: Definitions, Resources and Tools – Educators keep hearing about the benefits of flipping their classrooms, but what does that really mean?

ISTE 2016: Edtech Companies Pitching a Mile High

Edsurge

Kinems : Founded in 2013, Kinems aims to use Microsoft's Kinect to develop games to support special education, particularly students in grades K-9 with dyspraxia, autism, and ADHD. MIcrosoft's Innovation Center in Greece is a partner. LessonCast triumphed in a recent educator "SharkTank" webinar, hosted by EdSurge. Among the fun and games happening at ISTE in mile-high Denver this year is a pitch competition.

Twitter, an Author, a Teacher and her Students: A Story of Collaboration — Marie-Hélène Fasquel, France

Daily Edventures

As a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Fasquel not only puts her words into action, she demonstrates how educators everywhere can do the same. ” The project continues to expand, and the group recently conducted a webinar together. Language and Literature teacher (American International Section), Webinar Presenter, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Sway and PowerPoint presentations.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, March 22nd at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Microsoft OneNote featuring Ari Schorr and Mike Tholfsen , More information here.

WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

Each education package comes with core-curricular lesson plans, design challenges, implementation guides, video training tutorials, “how-to” coding lessons, professional development webinars, support from the Kano staff, access to an educator community and more.

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Events Newsletter - Announcing Library 2.0's Spring Summit - NMC on Open Licensing (Today) - Livebinders for Librarians on Saturday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, March 8th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Sway featuring David Alexander , More information here. Details to join the webinar at [link].

Teacher, Teach Thyself! Free Quality PD Resources

EdTechSandyK

LIVE! - [link] This site provides weekly live webinars with education practitioners that are sure to add to your teaching tool kit! Microsoft in Education - [link] Teaching guides, lesson plans, and product how-tos specifically aimed at classroom and higher ed practitioners.

Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Chat - Library 2.015 Spring Summit - NextVista.org Creative Expression Contest

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, March 15th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Xbox and Minecraft , More information here. Details to join the webinar at [link].

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

They have won a variety of awards for their innovative practices, including being a Microsoft Associate Showcase School and last year received a D2L Asia Pacific Excellence Award along with Victoria University and Singapore Management University.

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Events Newsletter - ISTE Unplugged News - Come to AERO - Online Google Summit - Reinventing Education AVL

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, March 1st at 7pm TechEducator Podcast - Microsoft: Office Mix featuring Tim Richardson and Ryan Adecco , More information here. Webinar Series at [link].

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

They also have tutorials and webinars. How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word. The easy tool educators are using every day From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

Marcia Conner on "The New Social Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, July 5th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Marcia Conner, co-author of The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

They can do webinars and voice/video calls, and the only sole purpose of the classroom will be to physically present school output. More and more companies are working to introduce AR (augmented reality) devices for mass consumption, and Microsoft’s HoloLens is becoming a hot topic because of its endless possibilities for learning - from virtual surgeries for medicine students, to virtual buildings for architects.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL. K-12 teachers, school leaders and district administrators are invited to discuss these issues in a free webinar on October 27 at 2 p.m.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

MacArthur Foundation, LRNG, Vidyo, Twitter, Microsoft, and the governments of the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, and Algeria.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

Using an eye-tracker, two short texts, and a statistical computer model, a student completes their test within a few minutes and through Microsoft Azure and a web portal, the results are secured and sent to authorized people to help them determine if a student needs supplementary help.

Crafting a compelling digital story

Neo LMS

There are flipped classrooms everywhere, students bring their own device, classrooms from across the globe connect with each other using webinars, and more. Apple, Google and Microsoft are all implementing minimalism on their user interfaces. Everything we do today is somehow digital-based. We often get news updates from the internet. We share photos on social media. Trending topics are discussed on Twitter. Bloggers opine and fill the minds of avid readers.

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. If so, invest in online classes or webinars to inform your knowledge of those areas.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “A Corporate Learning Revolution” – a Coursera webinar. Are MOOCs webinars? Are webinars now MOOCs?). I read the Backchannel story “Now We Know Why Microsoft Bought LinkedIn ” and I still don’t know why Microsoft bought LinkedIn. The Trump Budget. This “ skinny budget ” is ridiculously cruel. More guns. Less butter.

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5 strategies for supporting students with autism

eSchool News

During an edWeb webinar , visual strategist and speech language pathologist Linda Hodgdon shared five tips to help students with autism begin the school year successfully. Maps can be made with Microsoft Paint, Paintbrush 2 on a Mac, or with an online tool such as [link].

U.S. Companies Need Connections, Clear-Eyed Vision in Global Market

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft, which has a huge global presence, puts an emphasis on having native speakers of languages help develop their products, said David Langridge, a senior partner development director for the company. Microsoft’s Langridge agreed, giving the example of the company that sells learning management systems, and is determined to find a lot of buyers in the United Kingdom, where he is from. “It’s Webinar Spotlights Opportunities for Ed-Tech Companies in U.S. Philadelphia.

Leaning In, Leaning Down, Putting Yourself Out There

The CoolCatTeacher

Two weeks ago, I had a webinar with more than 700 participants! You see, although I did keynote a technology conference in Wyoming, I could have been at SXSW or heading to Barcelona now for a big Microsoft event.

Live Interview Wednesday, January 26th - Michael Horn Revisits Disrupting Class

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Wednesday, January 26th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Michael Horn, co-author of Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns , now updated and expanded.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

MindShift

The conversations I had were radically different than they were a year ago,” said Michelle Luhtala , the librarian for New Canaan High School and host of an Emerging Tech webinar on edWeb. Microsoft Sway is free and Web-based.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Many partners are also launching extension programs such as webinars, workshops, mentoring programs, courses and toolkits to provide support for districts and states. Corporate partners Google, Microsoft, Apple and McGraw Hill have committed to provide support for 2-day regional summits and at least four 1-day dashboard training workshops. Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan.

Essential Questions

wwwatanabe

Frame the question: I use one of Peer Ed''s Microsoft Peer Coaching lesson improvement tips and place it in BIE ''s format found in PBL in the Elementary Grades. In my last post, I reflected on a conversation that clarified PBL.