FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

The CoolCatTeacher

I’m totally intrigued to learn what will be said in this free webinar from Intel where Brian David Johnson will explore what culture, living, and learning will look like in 2025. Go to the Event Website to reserve your spot in this free webinar.

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.

A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

Edsurge

How to Get Measurable Value from Your School's Tech Infrastructure Preview a highlight from EdSurge's recent webinar, featuring EdSurge CEO Betsy Corcoran, Vivi Founder Lior Rauchberger, CoSN CEO Keith R. Watch the full webinar here.

CA's Maker Initiative Spurs Innovation and Workforce Development Across 35 Community Colleges

Edsurge

Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that by 2022, California will have the largest STEM workforce in the nation. Over the next five months, 35 California community colleges participating in the Maker Initiative will form campus teams, participate in webinars and workshops, develop their ecosystem maps of community and education assets, envision what their makerspaces might look like, hold student competitions or events, and develop two-year implementation plans.

ESSA Plans: How Are States Improving Technology in the Classroom?

Leadership Lounge

These plans provided a representative sample to help us understand prospective changes and trends fueled by ESSA. Specifically, we examined these plans for emerging trends around technology in education, plans for procurement and any indicators for how Title IV dollars will be spent. Technology Trends. In analyzing these plans we found three noteworthy technology-related trends. What do you think of these trends?

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Part Two: Excellence Through Equity… 37 Ideas At The Corner of PBL and Edtech: ASCD16

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. Saturday, April 30 at 12 noon EDT – Join me for my webinar at Classroom 2.0 entitled: STEM, PBL, and Technology Integration… STEMtastic Ideas for Everyone.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

The best thing about ISTE is that the learning continues all year long through the webinars and interactive communities provided by each of the ISTE Networks. it’s an interesting trend. ISTE both thrills and overwhelms me.

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11 activities to increase student-led learning in your classroom

Nureva

Watch this edWeb webinar. To help reverse the trend, try creating a questions wall – with paper sticky notes or a digital alternative like the Nureva™ Span™ system – and encourage your students to write and post their inquiries – and then work to solve them. It puts students in the driver’s seat by taking them through five stages of activity: empathize, define, ideate, prototype and test – and it’s not just for STEM anymore.

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

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates "Participatory, Continuous, Connected" | Top Trends from the Library 2.014 Conference. Details to join the webinar at [link].

Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Christine Bruce , Hilary Hughes , and Ian Stoodley on "Information Experience: New approaches to theory and practice," Susan Hildreth on "Libraries as community learning partners - STEM, Maker and Badging!,"

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. Education Revolution Google+ Community The Data Driven Education Trend.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, October 15th at 7pm ISTE: STEM in K-5: Start Computational Thinking Early! Computational thinking is essential to STEM. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Tuesday, October 21st at 8pm "Mattering IS the Agenda" with Angela Maiers , Join us for a special Webinar series with Angela Maiers as she discusses implementing the "Mattering IS the Agenda" toolkit for transformational change.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Now other people have fit in this STEM piece, because it does fit in there with creation as well, but I love that nonfiction piece, because you are doing research. So when I did Genius Hour, I kind of bucked the trend, and I said to my students, “You’re not getting a grade for this.”

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How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Now other people have fit in this STEM piece, because it does fit in there with creation as well, but I love that nonfiction piece, because you are doing research. So when I did Genius Hour, I kind of bucked the trend, and I said to my students, “You’re not getting a grade for this.” Webinars each month for people that are in this course. Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions.