Why Twitter Will Never Connect All Educators.

My Island View

If teachers learned one thing from these experiences it is that, if you wait and ride it out long enough, all of these initiatives will all go away. Today’s learners have become more directed and into the ownership of their learning. The classroom is no longer the only location where learning takes place. They can use any number of applications to create something from what they have learned and to make things better they can collaborate with anyone globally at anytime.

Vendors Must Hone in on Successful Models for Educator PD

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The only training or workshops I attended were those I got a grant for, applying on my own. Currently we include in-person or online PD as an optional add-on to our subscription offering, but to be honest, no one buys it. But there is a booming business in online PD.

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The exercise was part of “Civic Online Reasoning,” a series of news-literacy lessons being developed by Stanford researchers and piloted by teachers at a few dozen schools. Still, learning news literacy skills is one thing, and the motivation to use those skills is another.

Chance encounters

Learning with 'e's

I was reminded of this earlier today by Mark Anderson on Twitter, and decided the best way to relate the following story is to blog it (where I have more space). It was the Lord of the Rings location tour which was took all day, and included a visit to the Weta Workshop at Miramar Studios.

How can schools protect student data without training teachers in privacy basics?

The Hechinger Report

Privacy and data-security themes are also woven into Raytown’s professional development workshops, curriculum planning sessions and even parent-teacher conferences. “It’s And plenty of free privacy resources can be found online.

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

The floor-to-ceiling glass wall between the high-tech fabrication lab and the hallway at Monticello High School in Albemarle County, Virginia, is meant to showcase the hands-on, self-directed learning done there. “I Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

Interview on Down the Hall Podcast

EdTechSandyK

Down the Hall is produced by the External Programs and Learning Technologies (EPLT) department of the University of British Columbia. How can teachers enhance their own development by forming networks online and sharing resources? What form would this kind of learning take? ·

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2011 Virtual School Symposium Recap

The Electric Educator

Over 1,900 educators interested in online learning were in attendance. K-12 Online learning is in a state of great flux. Vendors have given large school districts what they asked for-- turn key solution for online programs. vss11 online learning

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. Making more use of online PD can be the solution to a more efficient program. building a personal learning network online.

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#ETTchat: Get to Know Avra Robinson

EdTechTeacher

Here at EdTechTeacher, we take pride in the fact that all of our Instructors have been classroom teachers, and many of our instructors have come to us because of long relationships that began either at one of our events, online, or during a workshop.

Taking You Higher: Don’t Miss These 40+ Higher-Ed Events Happening in 2019-2020

Edsurge

And once you’re recharged, get set—there’s a world of learning opportunities on the horizon. EdSurge also regularly hosts meetups and workshops on online learning and higher education technology.

4 ideas to advance teaching in 2019

The Christensen Institute

Daniel Willingham, the esteemed educational psychologist, recently called out the flaws of today’s dominant framing on Twitter: Too many edu-tech conversations are backwards. I’m generally skeptical of all the prognosticating at the start of each new year.

EdSurge’s First International Education Technology Events Calendar

Edsurge

EdSurge also offers its own annual edtech conference, Fusion , and our one-day entrepreneur workshop, Immersion. EdSurge HigherEd regularly hosts meetups and Twitter chats on online learning and higher education technology. To stay up to date on those opportunities and more, subscribe to one of our three newsletters, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Twice per year, EdSurge creates a calendar of K-12 and higher education technology events in the U.S.

Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019

Edsurge

But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of events with educators and edtech entrepreneurs sharing the latest trends and ideas around the future of learning. EdSurge also offers its own annual edtech conference, Fusion , and our one-day entrepreneur workshop, Immersion. The holidays are a time for celebration.

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

Kyle Pace

All too often in education – whether that be at a conference, in a professional learning workshop, or even at a faculty meeting, we have become used to one person in the room being the “expert”, or the “Oz” around a particular topic.

Over 25 Ideas for eLearning… Inclement Weather and Snow Day Make Up

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I thought you might be interested in learning more about eLearning and inclement weather make up. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ).

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Stepping Toward Personalized Learning and a Lesson on Walls… plus a Free Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I want to take a break from my Over 70 STEM Resource Series to have a conversation on Personalized Learning and its relationship to the Walls of education. I also would like to invite you to a free ISTE OLN Webinar on Personalized Learning with Andrew Miller.

?Up, Out and Away! The 2018 Higher Education Technology Events Calendar

Edsurge

Some college students travel or study abroad to enhance their learning. At EdSurge, we frequently attend these gatherings, report from them and invite conference go-ers to share what they’ve learned as well. gathering hundreds of education leaders, thinkers, researchers around learning, equity and technology. EdSurge HigherEd also regularly hosts meetups and workshops on online learning and higher education technology.

Bring Focus to Blended Learning with 12 Starting Ideas… Plus a Free ISTE Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post where I focus on some simple ways you can begin to blend your learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @mjgormans ).

Chase the Endless Summer With These 50+ Higher-Ed Conferences

Edsurge

We’ve also added new events, suggested by readers, such as this year’s DELTA summit on experiential learning at Dartmouth College or the Emerging Learning Design conference at Montclair State University in New Jersey. And for those looking for a trip to the sunny San Francisco Bay Area this fall, EdSurge offers its own annual edtech event, Fusion , which will focus on personalized learning in K-12.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2

EdTechSandyK

Notes from the Discussion We no longer have to go to school if we want to learn. More info on Harvard online degree programs and certificates. Students can graduate from high school with dual credit then get the rest of their college experience entirely online.

Hyped Up and Empowered: Hyperdocs Bootcamp

EdTechTeam

I pretty much stalked the authors on Twitter, even direct messaging Lisa! I attended AVID trainings, English Language Learner workshops, UDL conferences, ….you And then I saw the invite for the HyperDocs Bootcamp, a four week online course , run by the authors of the book.

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Weekend Reading – Valuing the Syllabus Edition

ProfHacker

Last week, it was my great pleasure to get to go to Michigan State on the invitation of the HuMetrics HSS group for a Valuing the Syllabus workshop. You can see the whole Twitter stream of the event by searching the #HSSvalues hashtag.

Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students

techlearning

Students learn in different ways and have varying needs. The Fuel Education ® Transformation Awards program celebrates schools, districts, or organizations that are successfully transforming the way teachers teach and students learn. To learn more, visit fueleducation.com and Twitter.

#DLNchat: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation?

Edsurge

Those were just a couple of the questions raised on Tuesday, February 27 when the #DLNchat community got together to discuss: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation? The conversation was guided by special guest Steven Bell , Associate Librarian at Temple University Libraries, where he works with colleagues on a number of digital learning initiatives. You can peruse #DLNchat on Twitter or check out our index of past #DLNchats for some “serendipitous discovery.”

Vegas PBS and Nevada Learning Academy Launch Online Career Pathway Courses in Information Technology, Business Management, and Health Science for Students Statewide

techlearning

This initiative enables students to enroll in online career pathway courses through NVLA at an affordable, greatly reduced cost of $75 per course, per semester. In collaboration with long-time partner, NVLA, we are able to offer students rigorous online courses in high-demand career pathways.”

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans. Also remember you can book me for a conference or your school district with workshops that are informative, engaging, and practical.

3 Steps to Creating Empowered Leadership in Your School

Kyle Pace

All too often in education – whether that be at a conference, in a professional learning workshop, or even at a faculty meeting, we have become used to one person in the room being the “expert”, or the “Oz” around a particular topic.

Alabama Department of Education Gives Students Free Summer Access to Fuel Education Solutions

techlearning

Herndon, Virginia, May 22, 2018 — To keep students actively learning over the summer and to help prevent summer learning loss, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), with the help of Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), is launching its sixth annual Alabama Summer Learning Challenge.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Preconference workshop.

Teachers, Park Rangers #WriteOut for Learning

Educator Innovator

The nationwide program is designed to encourage place-based learning. The program connected educators and park rangers with place-based learning opportunities in July 2018. Lessard said that when students learn through this lens of place, learning can be more meaningful.

Technology: Powerful Weapon or Greatest Foe?

The Innovative Educator

You’ve heard how class sizes are being increased and students are left to learn by staring at screens rather than interacting with classmates and teachers. You’ve heard complaints from students and teachers who use online learning programs about where they fall short ( 10 recommendations to address that.). Facebook and Twitter are our weapons.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

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Turning up the volume

Learning with 'e's

It was wonderful to encounter face to face so many people who I have previously got to know on Twitter. The days were filled with papers and demonstrations, symposia and workshops, some excellent, some thought provoking, and a few that could perhaps do with a little more development.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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