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Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward. Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work, including being chosen by TIME Magazine as one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds in 2014.

8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

TeachThought - Learn better.

Professional development for teachers is a beautiful thing. While many professionals work either in isolation or total stagnation, educators are constantly given new tools to become better at their craft. But beyond any isolated parcel of teacher improvement lies social media.

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook #flaneur

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Angela Stockman in episode 99 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @AngelaStockman. Every week day you’ll learn powerful practical ways to be a more remarkable teacher today.

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Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

Steven Anderson, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist, and Shaelynn Farnsworth, Literacy Consultant, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of for conversation with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio on this topic. Twitter is easy, but may not be the best.

Assertions and Assumptions Skew Perceptions

My Island View

Others had never ever heard of a Professional Learning Network. The employees who demonstrate these products are trained to do so, and, more often than not, they are trained extremely well. Certainly their training exceeds a typical teacher’s experience with a PD session in school. We will never have out-of-the-box, innovative learning until we promote and support out-of-the-box and innovative teaching.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.


Image Source It is our professional opinion that you get your child off Facebook. I wondered what would make a school even venture this request in our social media saturated society. Students continue their negative social interactions but simply use other mediums.

A Rock Star Event for a Rock Star Cause


The CUE Rock Star Teacher Benefit Camp is two amazing days of learning from CUE Rock Star faculty leaders. Like all Rock Star Camps, you will attend hands-on learning sessions, shred sessions, and have networking opportunities.

Lifelong Learning: Leading by Following

Class Tech Integrate

I think of many of the professional leadership opportunities that I've had over the last several years: instructing PD sessions, coaching teachers, consulting administrators, writing blog posts, engaging in twitter chats. A few years ago, I began training in a program called eMINTS.

Bear pit pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

In our digital literacy teacher training programme at Plymouth University we create environments that encourage critical thinking. My colleague Peter Yeomans (AKA @ethinking on Twitter) says we create the 'bear pits' for our students. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

Session Overview: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) introduced the Math Innovation Zones (MIZ) program to support districts and open-enrollment charter schools in the creation and expansion of high-quality, blended-learning programs aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country.

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

Professional Learning. When we think about professional learning in this new era of education, it is not a linear process. Schools need to create a sense of urgency by supporting the professional learning of their teachers and coaches.

Hope of a Black – Latino Educator (Evolution)

The Jose Vilson

The hustle to the bus then the train get your blood pumping and your feet throbbing. You swipe your MetroCard a few seconds before the train gets there. You play FreeCell all the way up to the second to last stop on the A train. Prep period, professional learning community time.

Discovery Education’s Spotlight on StrategiesContent Now Aligned to McREL International’s Six-Phase Model for Learning


–Alignment of Spotlight on Strategiesto Learning Model Helps Educators Identify and Implement New Tactics Supporting the Success of All Learners– Silver Spring, Md. McREL’s six-phase model was recently outlined in a McRELwhitepaper entitled Student Learning that Works , and consists of: 1.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". Teachers have the largest in-school impact on student achievement.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

It has become increasingly possible to personalize learning–adapt resources and assessments to student skills and needs and differentiate lessons that are pushed out to individual students or small groups ( read: Shifting my Teacher Mindset with Micro-credentials ).

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with ‘Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip’ at Arconic in Austin, Texas


and , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are hosting a Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip from Arconic in Austin, Texas on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Follow @arconic: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning’s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018


Each of these leaders is working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing issues—from the way we think about learning, AI, and innovation to gun control, refugees, and student privacy. That’s digital-age teaching and learning.”

Host a PD Buffet for Your Teachers: Tips from a Technology Integrationist

Rachel Langenhorst, Technology Integrationist at Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa, was interviewed by edWeb about the importance of keeping up with your own learning in order to provide valuable professional development for others. Rachel Langenhorst.

8 Books for Summer Reading and Professional Development

The 21st Century Principal

Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator''s Guide to User-Generated Learning by Kristen Swanson "Most successful teachers learn from a combination of resources, including local communities, virtual communities, and research," writes Kristen Swanson in her new book Professional Learning in the Digital Age: The Educator''s Guide to User-Generated Learning. Social media is here to stay.

Donors Choose YOU - Top 10 Tips to Fund Your Project


The more I learned, the bigger I dreamed. I requested the materials needed for an over the top language lab to support the learning of English Language Learners. I shared projects on every social media platform I could.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education name grand prize winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge


Selected through a period of public voting online, the People’s Choice Award winners will receive an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the DEA Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Winning public service announcements will be featured across DE and DEA digital and social media platforms. To learn more about Operation Prevention, visit Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Elementary School Contest Winner, Set to Empower the Next Generation of Fiscally Fit Leaders


Today, students participated in a stimulating and informative financial literacy event at their school and heard from world-renowned children’s educational media expert Dr. Alice Wilder , producer of Blues Clues and co-creator of Super WHY! – Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Awards St.

Rockin’ the Mindset- A Teacher Leader Cohort Journey


Last year I was moved from 2nd to 3rd grade AND with a chrome cart (1:1 Chromebooks) – There was no real training or PD provided for this new tool. . I just hoped that I would learn at least one thing that I could take back with me. Well, I immediately tried a few things I learned, however, it wasn’t cohesive and I still didn’t feel very confident. So, to say I learned A LOT from the Teacher Leader Cohort is an understatement.

Take PD To the Next Level with Badges

Shake Up Learning

I had heard about this amazing, gamified professional development plan implemented in Denton ISD, but to see the badges outside the door really brought it home. I snapped the picture below that day and posted to Instagram and Twitter.

Follow Us at ISTE!

Graphite Blog

The package includes two interactive versions of Common Sense's award-winning Digital Citizenship Curriculum on Nearpod, two seats in a curriculum training course for educators, and two 24-by-36-inch posters for any classroom. Follow us on Twitter @CommonSenseEd to get live tweets from the ISTE floor. Online Professional Learning: Meet the Webinators. The Common Sense Education team will be at ISTE this year.

?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.

Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

proposal submissions until March 15th, and training sessions for presenters start next week (for information on training and session times, please go HERE ). Dr. Brennan will promote the next generation learning organization.

Update from An article, a post, an opportunity, and a reading celebration

Reading By Example

Having trouble navigating Twitter? Check out an article I wrote for EdTech K-12 , on how to use this social media tool for better professional learning: How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Learning Culture. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. “It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. Learning Culture.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. ” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. Don’t mess with her on Twitter. For a complete look at who funded learn-to-code companies this year, visit

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. “ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. ” Via The New York Times : “ Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments.” ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?”

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject. Amina Gorie Sindhi SPOTLIGHT - Content Curation as a Context for Teaching and Learning in Science - Eric A.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;


The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.