Webinars E-rate 2.0 & Wi-Fi: What you need to know about e-rate and Wi-Fi success factors Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST Schools are faced with the daunting challenge of advancing to 21st century learning Web 2.0 Tools for Math Educators By Laura Turner This is a continuing series on Web2.0 and other web-based tools for educators. This information is specific to math educators, but there is some crossover into science. Math educators will find a large number of useable interactive companion web sites for the teaching of math concepts and skills. 3Dvinci 3D design is a great motivational and instructional tool. It exercises both left-brain and right-brain skills, and appeals to students of all abilities.
Boston - Hippo.Connect 2016 FAN-tastic Game! [Please Bring Your Laptop] Where: Educational Track (tech&biz) Time: 10:30 - 12:00 Put your creativity and digital skills to the test! In this clock-racing game, teams of marketing and tech professionals must come together to see if they can create the most wide-reaching multi-channel digital experience. 15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do Highly confident people believe in their ability to achieve. If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else put their faith in you? To walk with swagger and improve your self-confidence, watch out for these fifteen things highly confident people don’t do. 1. They don’t make excuses. Highly confident people take ownership of their thoughts and actions.
Web 2.0 Science Tools By Laura Turner The following web2.0 sites would be useful for science educators at the high school and middle school level. Some would also be appropriate for higher elementary grade levels. Cable in the Classroom: Educational Programs for Teachers By Trent Crawford Cable TV programs offer a wide variety of educational outlets for teachers in this day and age. From educational TV shows, websites and interactive multimedia, there is much to choose from. These several different media platforms offer educational aids to help teachers teach all kinds of subjects from science to art and everything in between . All these platforms help to inspire creativity, engage learners, and enhance the educational experience. And guess what?
Only2Clicks Tour Think of it as a speed dial to your most used web sites If you’re like me, you might have hundreds of links stored in your browser's bookmarks, spread across multiple folders and categories, but you may only have a dozen web sites that you frequently access on a daily basis. The few tech-savvy computer users might use comprehensive start pages such as netvibes or iGoogle - complete with gadgets and widgets…what ever they are!
How To Waste Time Properly - Issue 7: Waste Ever since Frederick Winslow Taylor timed the exact number of seconds that Bethlehem Steel workers took to push shovels into a load of iron ore and then draw them out, maximizing time efficiency has been a holy grail of the American workplace. But psychologists and neuroscientists are showing us the limits of this attitude: Wasting time, they say, can make you more creative. Even seemingly meaningless activities such as watching cat videos on YouTube may help you solve math problems. Brent Coker, who studies online behavior at the University of Melbourne in Australia, found that people who engage in “workplace Internet leisure browsing” are about 9 percent more productive than those who don’t. Last year, Jonathan Schooler, a psychology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara published with his doctoral student Benjamin Baird a study called Inspired by Distraction. Schooler isn’t alone in his conclusion.
School and Education Technology Webinars eSchool News is proud to present a variety of webinars on the hottest topics in education technology. Our webinars are a great place to learn about new technologies, how your colleagues are solving concerns you may have and more. All of our webinars are free, just click on the links below to register. European Commission - Comenius individual mobility - In-service training for teachers and other educational staff The Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) was designed to enable people, at any stage of their life, to take part in stimulating learning experiences, as well as developing education and training across Europe. With a budget of nearly €7 billion, the programme, which ran from 2007-2013, funded a range of exchanges, study visits, and networking activities. The activities of LLP continue under the new Erasmus+ programme from 2014-2020. Over the course of its lifespan, LLP provided support to school pupils, university students, adult learners, and a variety of projects under four main sub-programmes: Comenius for schools Erasmus for higher education Leonardo da Vinci for vocational education and training Grundtvig for adult education