Young Authors go Mobile with @WriteAboutThis - A Creative Digital Writer's Notebook & Portfolio!

Kleinspiration

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A Library In Every Pocket: Virtualizing Your Library for Mobile Learning

The Daring Librarian

Not if, but when your school turns to mobile learning, will your library be ready? Information technology presents librarians with an opportunity to facilitate the transition to mobile learning.

Come Share YOUR Teaching With the iPad Tips and Techniques With Other

EmergingEdTech

Call for Proposals Ends June 30 Do you use the iPad in your school or classroom? So many teachers and students are doing fun, creative things with iPads in the classroom. Each November, hundreds of. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Byte Size Potential 2015 Workshop from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Imagine students learning about the food chain by hearing a reading of “ Damselfly, Trout, Heron ” by John Engels. In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry.

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Create Short Animated Presentations (and Maintain Student Privacy) with Tellagami

EmergingEdTech

Create Quick, Easy Avatar-Animated Videos With This Free SmartPhone App Nick Combs will be presenting pre-conference workshop, “Teaching with the iPad Grades K-6” and the breakout session “Creation.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

Digital Learning in Organizations

Learning with 'e's

The book is aimed at those working as learning and development professionals in industry, but will also be of interest to any, and all, those working in the world of learning technology, knowledge and education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

K-12 Dealmaking: EverFi Raises $40 Million; Wonder Workshop Picks Up $20 Million

Marketplace K-12

In the latest dealmaking news, ed-tech company EverFi has raised $40 million from investors who include Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and Google chairman Eric Schmidt, while children’s robot company Wonder Workshop raised $20 million. Wonder Workshop Raises $20 Million: Wonder Workshop , maker of Dash and Dot robots that teach kids computer science and coding fundamentals, has taken in $20 million in a Series B funding round, the company said in a blog posting on its website.

How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

You will also learn how Mooresville Grade School District: • Refocused its efforts around digital citizenship and keeping students safe online. Google Apps for Education Mobile Learning Success Stories

To put tech into any lesson, start with the lesson

eSchool News

How to use devices and apps to support specific learning objectives. We want students to use them to construct understanding, to demonstrate their learning within their courses of study, and to mess around with.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

Back in April 2013 I delivered a workshop at the IATEFL 2013 conference in Liverpool. The topic of the workshop was ' Criteria for Evaluating Web Tools and Apps ' and in the workshop I encouraged participants to share and explore their subconscious criteria for deciding which apps and web based tools they used with their students. I particularly encouraged them to think about 'authentic' apps rather than those made for learning.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

The mobile agenda

Learning with 'e's

I was very pleased to be invited by Learning Pool to headline their autumn tour , at venues in the cities of Sheffield, Cardiff and London. This was a subject high on the agenda at Learning Pool, and remains a very important trend for work-based learning.

You Can't Beat Free Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As a Principal who fully embraces technology integration it is exhilarating to be able to provide a wide array of learning experiences for free that will expose my staff, as well as passionate educators from across the country, to new ideas on improving teaching and learning.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The internship taught me valuable lessons in organizing engaging field trips, summer camps, and camp-ins with student learning and safety at the forefront. Each field trip included hands-on learning with an expert. In the following posts, I will share activity suggestions, virtual field trip suggestions, how to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality to spice up field trips, and tips for integrating mobile learning, QR codes, and technology.

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My Favorite @Livebinders

The Web20Classroom

From organizing thoughts to presenting information in workshops. I want to highlight a few of my favorite binders to give you a taste of what you can do with them: Open Educational Resources: Share, Remix, Learn -In this binder you will find some pretty awesome Open Education resources for you to explore and use in your classroom. STEM Engineering Resources -This binder is full of some amazing STEM resources for understanding and learning about what STEM means for kids.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. We can keep learning more.

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom (workshop or presentation). Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

techlearning

They have been doing this for many years on a volunteer basis mainly using their vacation time to travel to India and help teach kids in orphanages learn how to create and program robots. We have conducted teacher workshops at TCEA, ISTE, and SXSWedu.

Recap: Associated Teachers of Math in CT (ATOMIC) 2017 Fall Conference

MIND Research Institute

Passionate discourse and a strong sense of community shone through in every workshop and presentation, as a wide breadth of math-related topics were addressed. Seeley emphasized the need for students to discuss what they are learning, and be able to explain their thinking to others.

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Pillars of Digital Leadership Series: Professional Growth

A Principal's Reflections

However, the mounting pressure from ridiculous mandates as a result of the current education reform movement and massive budget cuts across the country, have made it a challenge to learn through traditional pathways. Now more than ever leaders need to take control of their learning.

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different. Uncommon learning refers to initiatives and pedagogical techniques that are not present in scale in a typical school or district.

Resource: Digital Promise Adds Professional Services

Edsurge

Digital Promise , a non-profit using technology and research to spur innovation and expand learning opportunities, has created Digital Promise Professional Services to provide personal help to educators as they transform their schools and districts. DP’s team walks education professionals through the creation of personalized, collaborative and mobile learning opportunities for students. The tracks are: Challenge Based Learning. Maker Learning.

Screen Time vs. Co-engagement

SpeechTechie

See this reflected in the American Academy of Pediatrics recent "Beyond Turn it Off" article , in which the potential for adult and child participation with media to facilitate social interactions and learning is explored.

Divergent Thinking in the Creative Classroom

CUE

Encouraging metacognitive learning can support students to understand their thinking and increase creative confidence. Help learners appreciate how they learn. Talk about the process of learning and about strategies for generating ideas.

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. Special Event Learning Revolution Events Library 2.0

How to Package Your Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Package Your Digital Assignments appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Don’t miss out on one of the BEST things about blended learning and managing assignments online! This is an excellent tip for Google Classroom users that I learned from Alice Keeler.

Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell)

Shake Up Learning

The post Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Come learn from the Ah-mazing Alice Keeler and me at the Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference on October 21, 2017. Shake Up Learning 2017.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Mobile learning. For example, I love the idea of mobile learning, so I attach positive feelings to it that can lead me to cognitive distortions downstream, where I oversimplify it’s function, or catastrophize our continued misunderstanding of its potential in education.

You Can Still Search Thinkfinity’s Digital Content Resources …. Learn How

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? s of workshops and presentations.

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Need a Team-Building Icebreaker? Try Team Trivia!

techlearning

Being an attendee at many a workshop as well, I know that there is a sense of dread when it comes to “icebreakers”. He is also the founder of “iPadpalooza”- a three-day “learning festival” held in Austin annually.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

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.