The 2016 Student Technology Conference

A conference run by students [Guest Post]

In 2015, Marymount School of New York’s Student Technology Team pose the question: what if students and teachers from around the world could share ideas about using technology in the classroom? As a result, the Student Technology Conference was born. A partnership of Marymount, University School of Milwaukee, Westhampton Middle School and Lauriston Girls’ School, […]

Global Education Conference 2015 #globaled15

Free, Online PD for Teachers

The sixth annual Global Education Conference 2015 is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. This year’s conference will take place Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015. The entire conference is virtual and will take place online in webinar format. Sessions are held around the clock […]

Incredible FREE PD! K12Online Conference 2015

Connected Educator Month!

K12Online Conference 2015

The K12Online Conference 2015 is a fantastic resource. You’ve got another week to experience it LIVE. Even afterwards, all of the work is still there. You don’t want to miss out! Join in! K12Online is never really over … it’s all online and archived. If you look really hard, you might even find one about […]

Creating a Buzz with Social Media

21 Money-Making Strategies for Social Media Newbies with Dr. Cheri Toledo

My friend, Dr. Cheri Toledo has pulled together 21 social media experts to share the basics of getting started with social media. This free video series is for beginners! Do you ever ask yourself, “Could I be growing my business with social media?” Have you ever thought, “What are some effective strategies for using social […]

Stop Struggling! Teach English Language Learners with Karaoke!

An Every Classroom Matters Episode

Jon Schwartz shares Rockademics and visual and performing arts

Jon Schwartz is the California teacher who created Rockademix.  He found that Karaoke is an incredible way to teach reading and English as a Second Language (ESL) students. You’ll find so many ideas that you can use to teach reading (and any subject). This method can produce great results! The California state Senate named Jon […]

ECM 91: Understanding the Anxieties Around Educating Special Needs Kids

Gary Dietz Helps Us Empathize: the Special Needs Episode We Should All Hear

Gary Dietz is the father of a special needs child. After his child was born, Gary realized that Dads are often an ignored caregiver for helping special needs kids. He created and edited the book Dads of Disability: Stories for, by, and about fathers of children who experience disability (and the women who love them!). In today’s […]

5 Tips to Triumph over Test Prep

This post written by Angela Watson Maintaining balance is impossible without a clearly defined vision for why you teach. No matter how others may choose to evaluate your work, you can’t define your own success as a teacher according to whether students pass a standardized test. That’s a recipe for frustration and burnout.   This […]

Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success

An edWeb Webinar from the Amazing Resources Community will feature Vicki Davis presenting on April 23, 2015 at 4:00pm EST. This free webinar will include: Tips for making technology use routine and transparent Ensuring technology is accessible for the task at hand Strategies for using technology to support curricular goals Strategies for using technology to […]

What Makes a World-Class Teacher? #gesf

Global Teacher Prize finalists Nancie Atwell, Stephen Ritz, Jacque Kahura, and Naomi Volain sat down with Vicki at The Global Education & Skills Forum to talk about their passions in education. Nancie Atwell is the winner of this prestigious prize. Listen now to find out what inspires them to offer world-class education to their students. […]

What Should We Teach the Teachers Who Will Teach Tomorrow?

Jim Ryan, Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, talks with Vicki at The Global Education & Skills Forum in this episode of Every Classroom Matters. Jim shares his opinion on how teachers of teachers should be presenting coursework in college. He also talks about the hypocrisy of many professional development and college courses […]