[Registration Open] 4th Annual Summer Mobile Learning Experience #mobile2015


4th Annual Mobile Learning Experience What "Experience tools, techniques, and inspiration for teaching the mobile generation at Mobile Learning Experience 2015." Details Mobile 2015 has international speakers and participants. Mobile 2015 will have 55+ breakout sessions and 3 keynotes. Everyone gets a stylish Mobile Learning Experience bag.

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

Mobile technology is a game changer. I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. The Mobile World Congress predicts that as early as 2014, mobile phone subscriptions will outstrip the global population (~7.9 Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.


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Excellent Checklist for Online Professional Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 7, 2015 Today we are sharing with you this interesting checklist designed to help educators, teachers and school leaders evaluate online tools for professional learning. professional development This checklist is part.read more.

12 Excellent Professional Learning Podcasts for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 13, 2017 Professional development has never been as readily accessible as it is right now. The Internet provides teachers and educators with unprecedented learning opportunities that are only a.read more. my freebies podcasting professional development

Getting the Most from Collaboration Tools


In her presentation, “ Collaboration Near and Far in Digital Professional Learning Communities,” Geri Gillespy, Administrator of Digital Integration at West Ada School District in ID, talked about how to get the most out of online collaboration programs. How will the tool enhance classroom learning and provide an advantage for teachers, students, and staff? More in-depth instruction can come on professional learning days and other sources.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

5 Excellent New Twitter Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 9, 2015 Twitter is one of the best platforms for creating and growing your personal/professional learning network (PLN). The strength of this microblogging tool lies in its easy.read more. Twitter tools

A perfect pairing: UDL and PLCs

eSchool News

Professional learning communities (PLCs) offer a collaborative approach to professional development in which small groups of educators meet regularly to reflect on instructional planning and practice, share expertise and insights from their teaching experiences, and engage in collective problem-solving. One such framework is Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

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Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

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Whether it is districts that have had disturbing problems trying to implement technology for learning (such as here , or here ), or folks who tell us why we shouldn’t have devices in school , or schools that have decided that technology is too disruptive and have banned it , or authors who caution about the over-promising with technology (such as here , or here ), it is not surprising that we are dubious of investing in education technology, and wonder “why bother?”

Ed Tech Research is Clear: Owning a Device Does Not Improve Learning

More Verbs

Whether it is districts that have had disturbing problems trying to implement technology for learning (such as here , or here ), or folks who tell us why we shouldn’t have devices in school , or schools that have decided that technology is too disruptive and have banned it , or authors who caution about the over-promising with technology (such as here , or here ), it is not surprising that we are dubious of investing in education technology, and wonder “why bother?”

Be Wary of Putting the Cart Before the Horse

A Principal's Reflections

The end result has been a massive influx in tools, but a clear lack in vision and planning as to how these powerful tools can, and will, actually impact learning. Technology in itself will never transform teaching and learning. Students, teachers, and leaders who effectively integrate technology with purpose aligned to learning and leadership outcomes will. Ultimately it is a leader’s overall responsibility to make sure technology purposes are having an impact on learning.

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The American Rescue Plan: Encouraging Transformation, Impact, and Longevity


They can go to health and safety, learning loss, students’ socio-emotional well-being (especially post-pandemic), educational equity, and students with special needs. At the district level, at least 20% of the funds must go to learning loss.) Learn more at net-ref.com.

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies


The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. What’s New: New Tools for Schools ] ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U. Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level. ?

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders. T he Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning , by Tom Whitby and Steven Anderson (Hey, thats me! ): Two of the profession''s most connected educators explain how to effectively use social media to build a professional learning network.

Why PD is like piano lessons


edWeb.net is a community built especially for educators and provides free professional learning communities (PLCs) and webinars on a wide range of really forward-thinking topics like assessment, game-based learning, mobile learning, tech tools for the classroom, school gardens, digital citizenship, and much more. edWeb provides just-in-time PD by educators and for educators that accelerates learning for everyone!

Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Professional Growth

A Principal's Reflections

Over the next couple of weeks I will introduce what I have come to identify as the Pillars of Digital Leadership , a conceptual framework for leaders to begin thinking about changes to professional practice. Pillar #4: Professional Growth Opportunities to grow professionally are pivotal to leaders in the digital age. These are not the meaningful, rich, and relevant learning opportunities that leaders of today’s schools deserve or yearn for.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

We’ll be updating this list as new ideas come in, the platform changes, and we learn more about its subtleties on our own. Share data with professional learning community. Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. Have students curate project-based learning artifacts. Encourage students to use their smartphones for formal learning. Give prompt feedback for learning.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14


I have presented several workshops over the past few years which introduce folks to using Twitter for professional learning, but have also wanted to share other tips and tools that have made my use of Twitter more productive. If you aren''t comfortable with the basics, you should start with my Twitter for Professional Learning resources before delving into the info presented here. also learns your interests and suggests more resources for you based on those interests.

The Marriage Between IT & Curriculum


Learning. IT – Do you solemnly swear to being open to new ideas, as long as it furthers the learning of our kids? ….in On stage with one of my ‘patients’ @MatthewXJoseph Patient #2 – Spicing things up…in the classroom On stage with one of my ‘patients’ @MatthewXJoseph If you’ve ever been a teacher and attended some state-wide or national ed tech conference, there is almost always some app or tool that you learn about that you want to try. Editor’s note: Looking to learn more?

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Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment


During an edWebinar for the Empowered Superintendent series, “Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision,” the presenters said school leaders, though, often miss key parts of the planning process and end up with useless “hunks of plastic.” However, the more successful schools focus on improving teaching and learning first with edtech being just one of the tools to support it. Step 1: Make a plan.

New Year, New Adventures

A Principal's Reflections

Many of the initiatives that I am about to pursue either came directly or indirectly from my Personal Learning Network (PLN). Professional Learning Communities (PLC''s): The district will be moving to this research-based model as our main means of professional development. The more I learn about the power of PLC''s the more excited I get! In another mobile device area I recently submitted a grant for a mobile iPad learning lab.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All


Due to CEN’s services, schools have been able to host eSports events, offer distance learning, run Hour of Code events for the school and community, produce internet radio and video conferences, and many other activities that rely on stable internet access. This edWebinar was hosted by SETDA and sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) , Kajeet , Mobile Beacon , and Parana River Group.

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

February 9th - February 23rd, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Partner Spotlight | Final Notes To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. Whether you are an experienced professional or just starting out, learn about strategies, tips and techniques to help you get what you need with the resources you have from an experienced librarian who has also been a vendor. Special Event Learning Revolution Events Library 2.0

Why #Authorspeak Gets It

The Web20Classroom

There was Leadership, 21st Century Learning, Professional Learning Communities and several others. If you are interested in mobile learning, here are the sessions 1-2 per slot that you can go to. it truly felt like a learning experience and not a commercial event.

It's CELLabration Time for NYC Students

The Innovative Educator

Instead of banning devices, schools will have options including: Store mobile devices in backpacks or a designated location during the school day. Allow mobile devices to be used during lunch or in designated areas only. Allow mobile devices for instructional purposes in some or all classrooms. This however, is where professional development plays a role in teaching staff how they can use student devices as tools of engagement.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation


After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming.

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation


Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. Luhtala sees school policies banning phones as a disconnect between school and the real world, where mobile devices are aiding productivity more than ever. The real promise of education technology is to redefine how students learn.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe?

Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Design creative ways to advocate and implement global learning initiatives. This professional learning event includes thought-provoking practitioner and expert panelists, student speakers, and an interactive design thinking challenge on "How can schools cultivate a culture of changemaking?" From Singapore to Seattle, Australia to Alberta, Godwaldt helps educators integrate authentic, globally minded learning experiences into their classrooms.