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Why You Should Care About Stupid Edtech Ideas! #ISTE19 Panel Reflection
For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the amazing ISTE conference virtually thanks to #PasstheScopeEDU and the #NOTatISTE19 team! Below I have embedded F. Margret Atkinson’s recording of the ISTE session, More Stupid Ideas […]
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:17:28 +0000

Top Google Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19
For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually!  This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google apps and tools to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, […]
Publ.Date : Tue, 25 Jun 2019 22:07:24 +0000

8 Top Tips and Tons of Resources for Supporting English Learners with Technology
?The limits of my language are the limits of my world.? – Ludwig Wittgenstein I’ve worked with language learners in over 20 countries. I’ve seen first hand how technology can be used in incredible ways to motivate and engage language learners of any age. Even with little access to technology teachers can add background music to […]
Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Dec 2018 22:03:22 +0000

Creating Environments Where Students Can Thrive! Highlights of the #BadgeSummit Keynote by @MeenoRami
?What draws us here is we believe in the power of creating environments where students can thrive.? – Meeno Rami For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the amazing ISTE conference virtually thanks to […]
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Jun 2019 14:22:13 +0000

Ignite Yourself! Live Beyond Sitting Behind Your Notes! Ignite Talk by @RandallSampson #BadgeSummit #NotatIste19
?The goal is to ignite yourself. Live beyond sitting behind your notes. Get around, get to know people. Jump around and enjoy life.? – Dr. Randall Sampson For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending […]
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Jun 2019 15:10:47 +0000

Putting the ?T? in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!
“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. It’s all about balance.” by K.G., 1st Grade Teacher One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early […]
Publ.Date : Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:37:41 +0000

Top Research Websites, Search Engines, and a Research Choice Menu for K-12 Students
“Television didn?t transform education. Neither will the internet. But it will be another tool for teachers to use in their effort to reach students in the classroom.” – John Palfrey To learn more about a topic or find the answer students will often Google it! Search engines don’t always show the most factual, relevant, or […]
Publ.Date : Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:25:17 +0000

Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19
For the past couple of years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years interviewed folks with my toddler, Savvy. This year I am attending the ISTE conference virtually! Over a year ago I learned about Microsoft Education’s Immersive Reader, which is a free powerful literacy tool that is transforming education. Immersive […]
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:46:34 +0000

How Do Teachers and Schools Develop Young Innovators?
?I?m not sayin? I?m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will.? – Tupac Shakur On Tuesday I was honored to deliver the afternoon keynote for the #KYGoDigital Summer Tour Conference, The Keys to Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students Who S.A.I.L. Thomas Edison designed the lightbulb 10,000 […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 14 Jun 2019 03:57:46 +0000

Take Breaks and Be Active! An Important Digital Message for All Students
?[A]t some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.? – Laurie Colwin One resolution my elementary students and I are setting is to be more healthy with our digital use. I teach technology to 450+ second to fifth graders. In class we reviewed and discussed the article, Computers and […]
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:33:01 +0000

Build Relationships Throughout the Year With These Awesome Icebreakers! Free Template!
“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”- Mattie Stepanek Relationships are the most important factor in your effectiveness as a teacher and your student’s success! Knowing students and them confiding in us and working with us and their peers helps us figure out their interests, strengths, insecurities, struggles, […]
Publ.Date : Fri, 26 Jul 2019 18:31:45 +0000