August 16, 2014

Weekly Resources for mid August

Back to School!

This week continued be a busy one for our instructors! Tom Daccord, Douglas Kiang, Beth Holland, Samantha Morra, and Brenda Doucette kicked off our week of workshops at the Sandy Springs Friends School Mobile Learning Conference in Maryland. Douglas set the tone of the event with his keynote: “What Does the Classroom of the Future Look Like?” The rest of the conference continued for 3 days of hands-on workshops covering topics from the iPad Classroom and iMovie to Digital Storytelling to Social Media and Google Apps. Check our the resources shared on twitter from the hashtag: #ssfsMLC14 or the conference website.

Beth Holland then travelled out to Northern California to kick off two new Full Year programs with The Healdsburg School just north of San Francisco and Lawson Middle School in Cupertino. 

Resources for Back to School

Looking for where to start? EdTechTeacher has complied frameworks, tutorials, and resources on this Getting Started page. Find great examples and even submit your own students’ work, check out our  Innovative Projects and Lessons. App Recommendations: The EdTechTeacher team has reviewed and vetted apps for iPads, Chromebooks, Androids, and Web Tools for laptops and organized them by Learning Acitivy. Find the right app for your students. Tech Tools: Organized by subject and skills from Science to Research and Writing Assessment and Rubrics: Filled with resources for evaluating student work made with technology and organized by project type 

Back to School Webinars

This month, we will kick off our 2014-15 Webinar Series. Our instructors will offer up hints, tips, and tricks to help get ready for Back-to-School. Come join us online for these FREE, LIVE events.

Register today!

http://vimeo.com/101976418

Recent Articles from EdTechTeacher Team

It’s Time to End the Device Debate – from Patrick Larkin

It’s Time to End the Device Debate – from Patrick Larkin

August 14, 2014 , in , , , , This post first appeared on Edudemic. As a school leader in a 1:1 iPad district, I am always interested in the perspectives of those in… 5 Unusual Ways to Use Google Presentations – from Jen Carey

5 Unusual Ways to Use Google Presentations – from Jen Carey

August 12, 2014 , in , , , , This post first appeared on Edudemic. If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google… Universal Design for Learning: a Blueprint for Successful Schools – from Beth Holland

Universal Design for Learning: a Blueprint for Successful Schools – from Beth Holland

August 7, 2014 , in , , , This post first appeared on Diversa in Brazil. As Todd Rose proves in his TEDed talk, there is no average learner. Teachers confront this challenge with… 5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms – from Jen Carey

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms – from Jen Carey

August 6, 2014 , in , , , , , , This post first appeared on Edudemic. One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it…

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