Global Education Conference – Nov 13-16

globaledcon

The 8th annual Global Education Conference is coming up soon, Nov 13-16. This online conference runs around the clock, with participants from around the world. There are over 50 presentations already scheduled and they are […]

Cool Tools for School is back!

Cool Tools for School

We’re getting ready to launch the 2017-18 Cool Tools for School workshop. This is our 10th time running the workshop with over 850 participants in that time!  This year’s workshop will launch at the end […]

Call for Proposals: Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference

Learning with Innovative Technology Conference

The 2018 Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference will be held on June 29, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This free conference is for educators of all types and is a terrific day of learning […]

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have before College and Career

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have

I’d say these are 21 communication skills we all need! This is one of the terrific graphics from Lisa Johnson’s (@TechChef4) recent book Cultivating Communication in the Classroom: Future-Ready Skills for Secondary Students  I’m looking […]

Summer Learning Project

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and we’re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-17 Cool Tools for School workshop […]

Juxtapose – Comparing Images

Juxtapose creates a slider to compare two images. It’s one of several handy tools from the Northwestern University Knight Lab. This Juxtapose images compares London’s Heathrow airport in 1945 and 2014. (Link to larger version.) […]

SummerPD Discount

Summer PD

And as a p.s. to the previous post. The House of #EdTech podcast is offering a discount on the  SummerPD.com online workshops. This is a series of 10 lessons covering Twitter, Google Classroom, Screencasting, Canva […]

Cool Tools and OER

OER (Open Educational resources) is the topic of  one of this year’s new lessons in the Cool Tools for School workshop. Open Educational Resources are freely available educational materials, ideally put together by people who […]

Cool Tools for School 2016-2017

We’re halfway through the 2016/17 Cool Tools for School online workshop. There are over 150 registrants this time round and about 110 active participants so far. A good turnout! If you’d like to read some […]

Nearpod is launching 3D Virtual Field Trips

Nearpod is launching 3D Virtual Field Trips and also offering an opportunity to apply for classroom viewing kits. This Wall Street journal article, Virtual Reality Learns How to Get Into the Classroom, provides some interesting […]

Amazing Seeds: A Kids Guide to Strange and Wonderful Garden Veggies

Is your library or school running a gardening program for kids? Are you homeschooling and have kids interested in gardening? Baker Creek is offering a gardening booklet for kids – free multiple copies. From an […]

Webinar: Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass

Free webinar on Wed April 29. Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass Join Common Sense Education for a webinar to celebrate the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass. Based […]