Category Archives: News

Social Media Courses for Teachers

ADEs (Apple Distinguished Educators) have prepared some books which are available in iTunes which will help teachers learn about social media for themselves and their students. Just click here.  The books can be read on your computer or via the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged | Leave a comment

October is Connected Educators Month

A lot of free PD is happening for Connected Educators Month. Here is a link to the web site http://connectededucators.org/ The calendar contains many events per day hosted by a variety of organizations. Many of the events are archived in case … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

CampEd / EdCamp 2014

1. You are invited to Edcamp Montréal 2014 2. For more (see info below) Where: École Lionel-Groulx 2725 Plessis Longueuil, QC J4L 1S3 Canada When: Saturday Nov 8th from 9:00 – 3:00 EDT An edcamp is an “Off Broadway” pedagogical day. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

LEARN-RECIT Technology and Learning Summit

Theme: Connected Learning – Connected Lives Keynote Speaker: Dr. Reshan Richards, co-developer of Explain Everything How are your colleagues helping students to make connections? Learn how your colleagues are: Bringing learners together across contexts, grades and locations Making links beyond the classroom … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Digital Citizenship from Cable in the Classroom

From their web site: Digital citizenship education empowers students to make thoughtful decisions and develop a sound digital foundation for the rest of their lives. Cable in the Classroom brings you a series of free, standards-based lessons that teach key … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

2013 GLOBAL STEMx EDUCATION CONFERENCE

September 19 – 21, 2013 http://www.STEMxCon.com We’ve accepted 73 proposals so far and have 26 still to review, which means we’re going to have at least 100 sessions for the world’s first massively open online conference for educators focusing on … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Get Your Students Blogging

Every year EduBlogs runs a blog challenge. You do not have to be using their blog platform. It is a great way to get your class hooked up with other student bloggers. It also gives your students an opportunity to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Today’s Blended Teacher: A MOOC made for Community and Curation

Blended learning – what does it mean to you? Learn with others. This MOOC is free to all. From the registration site:” For the first time ever the blended schools network is hosting a massive open online course (MOOC). Starting … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Connected Educators Archives

Last August, the US Department of Education funded the Connected Educators Month. The archives are now available. There are many recorded sessions aimed at a variety of audiences from teachers to administrators, from librarians to curriculum developers and more. The … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Skype for Educators

Many teachers are using Skype with their classes. They connect with classes around the world to share ideas, explore and learn about people and issues in other parts of the world. An account is free with the possibilities of video … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment