7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

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Stacey Roshan, the author of Tech with Heart, talks about seven edtech topics that are sparking conversation this summer both online and at ISTE19. Because ISTE begins over the weekend, I am airing this episode early to gear up for the event which starts on Sunday. See Stacey’s presentation at ISTE19. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund […]

No #ISTE19 Fomo: Join the #NotAtIste19 Community and Start Learning

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ISTE19 is here and the #notatiste19 community is ready to embrace the learners everywhere you cannot go to ISTE19 in Philadelphia. No fomo! Let’s go!  The #notatiste19 hashtag is already hopping. Peggy George is one of the many leaders in the #notatiste19 community and she tells everyone how they can join in even when they […]

5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

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Teachers need personal professional development. In today’s blog post and podcast episode, we’re sharing five real-world examples of teachers who used their summer to improve their classroom and earn professional development credit. From combatting student anxiety, helping special needs students, rewriting a physics curriculum, building student relationships, and reducing stress school-wide — these teachers use […]

5 Ideas to Build Your Personal Brand This Summer

We all have a brand - what are we doing about it?

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Many of you this summer are going to be working on your personal brand. Now, whether you think you have a brand or not, you do. And I know it’s kind of frustrating because some people just don’t want to have a brand. And if that’s you, that’s okay. But at some point, you’re going […]

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

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Lisa Scumpieru, 10th-grade Literature Teacher, gives us a crash course in Hyperdocs. She shares lesson plans, ideas, and tips for getting started quickly without hassle. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web […]

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

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Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. So, I’ve collected twenty of the best ways to make this summer one of learning. This is a blog post / podcast simulpost. You’ll find the same content in slightly different form so you can read or listen to this content. Enjoy! Blog Post/ Podcast […]

10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship

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Tech Coach Penny Rayhill shares ten tips for awesome digital citizenship. If you’re looking for some sites to explore – here they are! Sponsor: Advancement Courses Now is the time to plan your summer! Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the offer code COOL20 to get 20% off your summer PD courses. That’s just $120 per graduate credit hour […]

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

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Alec Couros talks about spearfishing, citizenship and lateral reading

Schools are being targeted with “spearfishing” attacks – a new form of phishing that is quite deceptive. Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email […]

How to Build Trust with Your Students

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Students need to trust their teachers. The result is better relationships, better learning, and a better quality of experience for everyone — teachers and students included! Today’s featured educator is CJ Reynolds, a teacher in West Philadelphia. CJ shares how to build relationships with students in some unconventional and cool ways. He also talks about […]

5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology [Free Webinar]

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Teachers can progress in their use of technology. Even though we’re busy. Even though we’ve got so much to do. We can do it. In this webinar, I’ll be sharing how to help teachers “innovate like a turtle.” This practical, simple way to improve is my personal secret to success. Teachers, administrators, and IT Directors […]