Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saturday, January 31st - The 2015 Student Technology Conference (Online!)


The 2015 Student Technology Conference (StuTech 2015), a student-organized global conversation about technology in education, takes place Saturday, January 31st from 9am - 9pm US-Eastern Standard Time. This online event (held in Blackboard Collaborate) is open to all and will feature student keynote speakers and conference presentations by students in grades 6-12. We hope you will join us for some or all of the day’s sessions, and please let your students, friends, and colleagues know about it. Go to http://studenttechnologyconference.com/page/attending-schedule for the hour-by-hour schedule in your own time zone and links to attend each session.

StuTech 2015 provides an international forum for presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. The conference--with presentations by students in grades 6-12 but for an audience of students, teachers, administrators, and anyone else--is committed to:
  • Fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology;
  • Assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom;
  • Strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum.
Please Help Us to Promote This Event!

Invite your friends and colleagues to join and share our Facebook event, post this flyer to your wall, and be sure to follow #StuTech2015 on Twitter. Here are some sample tweets and a post you can easily share on your social networks:

Sample Tweets
  • Looking for an easy way to spread the word about #StuTech2015? Share our FB event w/your classroom + school network http://ow.ly/H8dFZ
  • Join #StuTech2015 on Jan. 31 at 9a ET - a student-directed global conversation about #edtech http://ow.ly/HuaeZ
  • Peer learning w/ #students grades 6-12 at #StuTech2015 on Jan. 31 at 9a ET http://ow.ly/HuaeZ #edchat #edtech

Sample Blog / Social Meda Post

“Join me at the 2015 Student Technology Conference, a student-directed global conversation about technology in education, on Saturday, January 31st from 9am - 9pm ET. Hear from students in grades 6-12 as they discuss and share their perspectives on educational technology. Visit http://studenttechnologyconference.com/page/attending-schedule to see the schedule of sessions in your time zone. Share that you’ll be attending on Facebook at http://ow.ly/H8dFZ, and be sure to tweet using #StuTech2015.”

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Steve

Monday, January 19, 2015

Events Newsletter - Student Tech Conference Almost Here! - OZeLive - American School of Bombay - Mrs. Fields Discount

January 19th - February 2nd, 2015

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  • Monday, January 19th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, Going LIVE on the 3rd Monday of each Month! View here LIVE at 8pm ET. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE?
  • Thursday, January 29th at 3pm edWeb Webinar: "Using Technology to Engage Learning, Communication & Relationships", How can educators, practitioners and parents best use technology in natural environments to include children in grades preK-5 with developmental and learning differences? In this webinar, Tamara Kaldor will share strategies for using technology to support children in grades preK-5 affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD), sensory processing disorders (SPD), communication disorders, learning disabilities, and other developmental differences. Register at http://ow.ly/GOHYI.
  • Saturday, January 31st 9am - 9pm 2015 Student Technology Conference, The 2015 Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. This conference, by students in grades 6-12 and for all, is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum. See the complete schedule here.

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com. For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

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Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015

The 2015 Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. This conference, by students in grades 6-12 and for all, is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum.


OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015

We know that Australian Educators in our networks are keen to share their innovative ideas and projects with the world. We welcome all connected educators to join us for our second OZeLive conference.


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ASB

The American School of Bombay delivers a dynamic educational program that encourages each student to achieve her or his highest potential. While ASB is a U.S. style school, the Indian setting and multi-national community, representing over 40 countries, brings children who have varied experiences together to learn in a rich and unique environment. Our Mission: We inspire all of our students to continuous inquiry, empowering them with the skills, courage, optimism, and integrity to pursue their dreams and enhance the lives of others. More information at http://www.asbindia.org/.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Learning Revolution Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat - Project World School - CR20 Show 6th Anniversary!

January 12th - January 26th, 2015


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Two Week Calendar

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  • Monday, January 12th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - #TLChat LIVE!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.
  • Wednesday, January 14th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap, What are the moral and ethical “disconnects” or “blind spots” youth have about online privacy, property, and participation? In what ways are they engaging with ethical sensitivity in digital spaces? Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between 10-25, Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap explores youths’ attitudes about online life and the messages they hear from adults. In this webinar, Carrie James will share key findings from her book and offer a vision of “conscientious connectivity.” She will discuss avenues for supporting kids to take socially positive online actions. After her presentation, Carrie will field questions from attendees. Register here.
  • Saturday, January 17th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Symbaloo Features and Updates + 6th Anniversary Celebration, We are excited to have Thomas Hauser, Marketing and Operations Director on the Symbaloo Team as our special guest today. We have asked Thomas to share the latest updates and features with Symbaloo EDU (by popular demand from our participants who wanted to learn more about Symbaloo after the amazing presentations given earlier by Pam Cranford. We will also take a few minutes at the beginning of the show to celebrate our Classroom 2.0 LIVE 6th Anniversary and our amazing special guest presenters, participants and Advisory Team members with a quick trip down memory lane for 2014. Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.
  • Monday, January 19th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, Going LIVE on the 3rd Monday of each Month! View here LIVE at 8pm ET. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE?

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com. For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

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Learning Revolution Events

Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015

The 2015 Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. This conference, by students in grades 6-12 and for all, is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum.


OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015

We know that Australian Educators in our networks are keen to share their innovative ideas and projects with the world. We welcome all connected educators to join us for our second OZeLive conference.


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Marymount School of New York

Marymount School is the founding school of the 2015 Student Technology Conference. Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world. More information at http://www.marymountnyc.org/.

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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Learning Revolution - Simplified Events Newsletter, #stutech2015, Tech-Girls, + OZeLive

January 5th - January 18th, 2015


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Two Week Calendar

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  • Saturday, January 10th at 12pm 6th Anniversary Celebration for Classroom 2.0 LIVE and 2014 Year-in-Review - Fun and Games!, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.
  • Monday, January 12th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - #TLChat LIVE!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.
  • Wednesday, January 14th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap, What are the moral and ethical “disconnects” or “blind spots” youth have about online privacy, property, and participation? In what ways are they engaging with ethical sensitivity in digital spaces? Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between 10-25, Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap explores youths’ attitudes about online life and the messages they hear from adults. In this webinar, Carrie James will share key findings from her book and offer a vision of “conscientious connectivity.” She will discuss avenues for supporting kids to take socially positive online actions. After her presentation, Carrie will field questions from attendees. Register here.
  • Saturday, January 17th at 12pm CR20 LIVE with the Symbaloo Team, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com. For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.


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Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015

The 2015 Student Technology Conference provides an international forum for the presentation, discussion and sharing of educational technology in schools and other academic settings. This conference, by students in grades 6-12 and for all, is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum.


OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015

We know that Australian Educators in our networks are keen to share their innovative ideas and projects with the world. We welcome all connected educators to join us for our second OZeLive conference.


Partner Spotlight

Tech-Girls

Tech-Girls is all about empowering girls to imagine and achieve their future dreams in our tech-savvy world. We help girls imagine possibilities, discover their potential and create the solutions of the future! More information at http://tech-girls.org/.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Learning Revolution Events - Student Tech Conf. Kickstarter - Support Free PD with Mrs. Fields

The Learning Revolution
Weekly Update

December 18th, 2014


Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
- Roger Lewin

The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

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The mission of Light Way Schools is to co-create a world-wide network of consciousness-based learning environments which fully support our children in reaching their unlimited potential within a self-sustaining community built on trust, joy, harmony, love and peace. Light Way Schools guides parents in the design and implementation of alternative and democratic home schooling programs through our Empowered Parents, Inspired Children course, known as E.P.I.C. More information at http://www.lightwayschools.org/.

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Deadlines

  • 2015 Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: The call for proposals for the 2015 Student Technology Conference is now open! Proposals can be submitted until January 17th, 2015. Please see the conference strands and encourage your students to submit their proposals soon!
  • OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: the Call for Submissions is now open! Strands for this year's conference include Media, Teaching and Learning, Theory, Technology and Pedagogy, Personal Learning, Global Education, Innovation in Education, Professional Development, Apps for Learning, Public Speaking and Family History. Learn more about how to become a presenter here.

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Highlighted Recordings

Christie Vilsack from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Developing Partnerships"

Vilsack
http://youtu.be/c8k_3gQuLj4

Liz Dawes Duraisingh & Paul Salopek from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Out of Eden Learn: Slowing down and exchanging stories in the digital age"

DawesSalopek
http://youtu.be/B2oEZcHOqUc

Thomas Röhlinger from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Global Education strategies for a world at an historic 'tipping-point'"

Rohlinger
http://youtu.be/_cNZ7TGDHhM

NMC Navigator Top Ten

Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

  1. Online Education Has Reached the Mainstream
  2. Idaho PTECH: Building the “Last Mile” of Opportunity for Rural Students
  3. How to Raise a Museum-Loving Kid
  4. National Museum of Scotland set for Game Masters
  5. New libraries go high-tech, cater to individual communities
  6. inBloom’s Collapse Offers Lessons For Innovation In Education
  7. Can a School's Tech Program Take a Rural Town out of Poverty?
  8. LEARNING IS EVOLVING: 10 KEY E-LEARNING TRENDS FOR 2015
  9. Districts Get Personal: How Districts Can Support Teacher PD
  10. Innovation academies put Grand Rapids high school students on vocation-focused paths

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Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Learning Revolution Free PD - OZeLive - We're Nominated for an Eddie - Games for Change

The Learning Revolution
Weekly Update

December 9th, 2014


The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
- Jacques Barzun

The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues!


Updates

  • OZeLive 2015. We're excited to share that our friends in Australia are gearing up for the second annual OZeLive Conference, scheduled for February 27th - March 1st. The conference will be free to attend, and the Call for Submissions is scheduled to open on December 12th. Be sure to join the Australian Educators network to be kept informed of conference news and volunteer opportunities as we get closer to the event.
  • We Need Your Vote!. Thanks to long time conference member, Louise Morgan, our Global Education Conference has been nominated for an Eddie! The Edublog Awards are determined by the public, and we would appreciate any votes from the GEC community at large. You need to join List.ly to vote, and we think that you'll also enjoy learning about many amazing resources and blogs that are part of this annual award. You have until December 15th to vote and details on this process are available here.
  • Games for Change Festival - Still Time to Submit!. Our friends at Games for Change shared this presentation opportunity with the members of our networks. The call for submissions closes Decemeber 15th, so be sure to check out the submission guidelines and get yours in soon! Through case studies, panels, presentations, workshops and demos, we look to highlight models for collaboration on game development and distribution, bridging the gap between compelling entertainment and issue-driven games. Our goal is to invite innovative, fresh concepts, approaches or models for advancing the field. Presentations previously made at the Games for Change Festival or similar forums are unlikely for serious consideration. The same goes for self-promotional presentations that are not focused on transparent sharing of lessons learned, failures, and meaningful takeaways for the audience. Accepted speakers will receive complimentary passes to the Games for Change Festival. There is no fee for submissions. More information at http://www.gamesforchange.org/festival/.

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WorldWise

The mission of World Wise Adventures is to inspire young people to become compassionate, informed and engaged citizens of the world through making films, doing service work and sharing interactions with diverse local and global communities. World Wise Adventures creates an integrated experience that imparts the following to participants: Awareness of the commonalities between their lives and the lives of people from diverse communities and cultures. Recognition that each individual and every community is significant to the well being of our world. Sensitivity to global cultures forged through meaningful shared experiences. More information at http://worldwiseadventures.org/.

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One Week Calendar

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com.

  • Wednesday, December 10th at 9pm Teachers Teaching Teachers, Weekly conversations hosted by EdTechTalk, a collaborative open webcasting community. For more information, click here.
  • Saturday, December 13th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: ClassFlow with Steven Anderson, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join at live.classroom20.com.
  • Monday, December 15th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Top 5 Digital Tools of 2014, What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? Join Common Sense Graphite Certified Educator, Dr. Ruth Okoye, to learn about five of the top tools for 2014 by Graphite. Register here.
  • Monday, December 15th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE? View live here.
  • Tuesday, December 16th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Character in Education, How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others? Principles of character education intersect strongly with digital citizenship education. So what can we draw from the established field of character education that teachers can use to develop a strong digital moral compass in kids? Join digital citizenship guru Mike Ribble to learn about the intersections between character education and digital citizenship, and take away strategies that you can use with your own students. Register here.

For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

Deadlines

  • 2015 Student Technology Conference, January 31st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: The call for proposals for the 2015 Student Technology Conference is now open! Proposals can be submitted until January 17th, 2015. Please see the conference strands and encourage your students to submit their proposals soon!
  • OZeLive 2015, February 27th - March 1st, 2015
    Upcoming deadlines: the Call for Submissions is scheduled to open on December 12th. Strands for this year's conference include Media, Teaching and Learning, Theory, Technology and Pedagogy, Personal Learning, Global Education, Innovation in Education, Professional Development, Apps for Learning, Public Speaking and Family History. Learn more about how to become a presenter here.

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Highlighted Recordings

Jim Wynn and Gavin Dykes from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Education Fast Forward: The first four years and the next 200"

WynnDykes
http://youtu.be/gNmojWbtLw0

Jennifer Russell from the Global Education Conference - on "Connecting Educators and Youth through Virtual Exchange Projects in the Middle East, North Africa, and U.S."

Russell
http://youtu.be/OQ_EmBH_sgA

Rohit K. Pothukuchi from the Global Education Conference - on "Empowering students through social networks: Verdentum & possibilities ahead"

Pothukuchi
http://youtu.be/7ghp9f9zfYc

NMC Navigator Top Stories

Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

  1. Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles
  2. Online Einstein Project Reveals Scientist’s Magnitude and Minutiae
  3. Haptic holograms let you touch the void in VR
  4. 6 Minecraft lesson ideas for your Common Core math class
  5. The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class
  6. Top 5 Tips for Visual Design in eLearning
  7. Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout?
  8. Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Learning Revolution Free PD - Student Tech Conference - Mrs. Field's 25% Holiday Discount - Inventor's Bootcamp - Nepali Schools

The Learning Revolution
Weekly Update

December 3rd, 2014


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
- Mark Van Doren

The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues!


Updates

  • 2015 Student Technology Conference: Call for Proposals Now Open. We are gearing up for the 2015 Student Technology Conference, an inaugural student-directed global conversation about technology in education. This open, online event will be held on Saturday, January 31st, 2015, and will feature keynote speakers and crowdsourced presentations by students. The 2015 Student Technology Conference, "connecting the world one student at a time," is committed to fostering a better understanding of how students use technology in education and to engage students, teachers and administrators in a conversation about technology, assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how students use technology both in and out of the classroom, and strengthening the relationship between students, teachers and administrators about technology in the curriculum. The Call for Proposals is now open, and they are accepting presentations immediately. The strands include Making, Design and Innovation, Student Technology Clubs, Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations, Educational Technology Tools, Students and Social Media, and Entrepreneurship. See a detailed description of the conference strands here. We're thrilled to be working with a great team of student organizers, and look forward to hosting this student-directed conference in January. Learn more at http://studenttechnologyconference.com/.
  • Celebrating the 5th GlobalEdCon. The fifth annual Global Education Conference was a huge success and we hope you had a chance to participate! We express our thanks to all who presented, volunteered, and attended this year. Thank you for sharing your global education stories and visions with us. We want to give a special thanks to conference co-chair, Lucy Gray, and the dedicated super-volunteers Nikki Ugalde, Julie Lindsay, Anne Mirtschin, Sue Wyatt and so many other stalwart volunteers -- we so appreciate your support! If you were unable to join us or had to miss any of the sessions, please be sure to check out the conference recordings, and see the Global Education Conference keynote speakers on our GlobalEdCon YouTube channel. The Global Education Conference network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. This community is active year-round, and you are encouraged to get involved! You don't need to wait until next November to connect with colleagues and classrooms around the world. Check out the community's forum and social media channels to see how you can get involved.

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GlobalEdMagazine

Global Education Magazine is inspired by universal values of the Declaration of Emerging Human Rights that aims to contribute to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by United Nations (MDGs) which is supported by the Regional Offices of Latin America and the Caribbean of UNESCO and UNHCR. An initiative launched by the teaching team that formulated the proposal most voted in the group “Sustainable Development for the Eradication of Poverty in Rio+20”. Global Education Magazine is an educational e-journal with international character that seeks to promote ideas and experiences from the work of educational professionals, as well as NGOs, Voluntary Associations, Supranational, National, Regional and Local Institutions and Organizations, that struggle every day to achieve the MDGs. More information at http://www.globaleducationmagazine.com/.

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One Week Calendar

All events are listed in US-Eastern Time. To become an event partner and have your events listed here, please email amy@learningrevolution.com.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd at 4pm ISTE Webinar: Turn STEM into STEAM, STEM skills are not just for science and math classrooms! Discover how STEM becomes STEAM as you develop a project-based lesson plan around Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. This step-by-step webinar will guide you through the entire process of planning this interdisciplinary unit, from preparing rubrics, lessons and assessments to guiding students through hands-on activities designed to help them find their own answers to a driving question. Register here.
  • Wednesday, December 3rd at 9pm Teachers Teaching Teachers, Weekly conversations hosted by EdTechTalk, a collaborative open webcasting community. For more information, click here.
  • Saturday, December 6th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Hour of Code with Gail Poulin and Kevin Hodgson, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join at live.classroom20.com.
  • Monday, December 8th at 8pm #TLChat Live on Twitter!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Join live at #TLChat.

For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here.

Deadlines


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Highlighted Recordings

Jennifer Vollman from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Building Student Global IQ"

Vollman
http://youtu.be/1Y7EEfTiL4o

George Saltsman from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "Preparing Leaders for Global Education"

Saltsman
http://youtu.be/86DmFGunzBU

Amy Shaffer from the 2014 Global Education Conference - on "The Library: Global Clubhouse for Creative Good"

Shaffer
http://youtu.be/nUriQRIzqgM

NMC Navigator Top Ten

Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

  1. The British Museum Will Now Let You 3D Print Copies Of Its Artifacts
  2. The Refrigerator as Wireless Charger
  3. 5 Reasons Technology Should Be Allowed in the Classroom
  4. Competency, Texas-Style
  5. The Lower Eastside Girls Club Is Making Waves With New Music Project
  6. Professors’ Place in the Classroom Is Shifting to the Side
  7. Penn State Researchers Tackle Social Network Privacy Gaps
  8. Time to Redefine and De-Silo Online Safety Efforts
  9. Districts find new way to fund technology
  10. How 3D audio technology could 'unlock' cities for blind people

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Conversations

Classroom 2.0

  • 5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Grading Papers. Karen Cameron's latest post, "5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Grading Papers," gives practical solutions to avoid burnout when it comes time to grade. While some tips focus on how to manage your time differently, others suggest rethinking the way you assess your students' writing. Read more here.
  • New Book for Reluctant Teen Readers. Classroom 2.0 member and author, Kevin Brown, has just published his first YA book, "Hard Knocks High: Project Windows." Are you looking to expand your urban fiction collection at your library or school? See the book description and get in touch with Kevin to get your copy here.

Education Revolution Google+ Community

  • There's No App for That. Sara Briggs' latest article explores the reasons that doing things the old-fashioned way may sometimes be more appropriate for your learners or learning outcomes. This article lists fifteen questions that we should ask ourselves before integrating technology into our classroom or library instruction. Read more here.
  • Unreasonable Expectations. Recent Classroom 2.0 LIVE guest, Pernille Ripp, shares her thoughts on common rules that are enforced in schools in 5 Rules We Impose on Students That Would Make Most Adults Revolt. How well do you work with infrequently scheduled bathroom breaks? What if you had three minutes to switch tasks, and weren't allowed to chat with your co-workers in your brief moments together? Are you able to demonstrate excellence in every new skill or in using every new tool that you learned about in the last week? Check out what Pernille has to say about a few commonly enforced school rules, and how we might rethink them here.

Global Education Conference

  • Global Education Input for Nepali Schools. Anup Aryal, co-founder of the BuildNepal Education Initiative, is hoping to connect with some globally-minded educators to help frame and improve education standards in Nepal. We want to create citizens that are socially responsible, healthy and focused on internal growth as well as outward success as a result of new found access to quality education. If you're interested in collaborating, get in touch with Anup here.
  • Is Your School Near a Rainforest?. Vermont educator, Lauren Parren, is looking for a third or fourth grade classroom to connect with to share lessons about climate. If you're in a school located near or in a rainforest, be sure to get in touch with Lauren here.

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Steve
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