Digital Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes at #iSummitConf

More than 5,000 teachers were recently informally surveyed about the Web 2.0 tools that they and their students most commonly used. This presentation will provide a hands-on introduction to these tools along with teacher-created and student-created examples. Strategies for implementation will be shared.

Below are my slides from this workshop that I’m sharing today at iSummit in Atlanta, GA. All the workshop materials and resources (including a teacher-created examples, student-created examples, tutorials, etc.) are available on my wiki, Learning Telecollaboratively. (Image Source)

Mobile Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes at #iSummit2011

These are my slides and resources from another of my sessions here at iSummit in Nashville, TN.

More than 4,000 teachers were recently surveyed about the mobile technologies and apps that they and their students most commonly used. This presentation will provide a hands-on introduction to these tools. Strategies for implementation will be shared.

Visit Digital Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes, Version 2 for even more tools, tutorials, examples, and resources.

Digital Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes (Version 2.3) at #isummit2011

These are my slides and resources from one of my sessions here at iSummit in Nashville, TN.

More than 4,000 teachers were informally surveyed about the Web tools that they and their students most commonly use. This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to these tools along with teacher-created and student-created examples. Strategies for implementation will be shared.

Workshop materials available on the resource wiki, Learning Collaboratively.

Digital Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes (Version 2.1) at #msmeca11

More than 3,000 teachers were informally surveyed about the Web 2.0 tools that they and their students most commonly used. This presentation will provide a hands-on introduction to these tools along with teacher-created and student-created examples. Strategies for implementation will be shared.

Workshop materials available on the resource wiki, Learning Collaboratively.

Video Ad for the 2011 Martin Institute Spring Conference

A video advertising the 2011 Martin Institute Spring Conference was released today. It highlights some of the key benefits of participating in 2 days of high quality professional development. You are encouraged to share this video with friends and colleagues via email and social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Plurk, Posterous, etc.) and you are invited to embed it on your own website, blog, wiki, etc.

2011 Martin Institute Spring Conference from Martin Institute on Vimeo.

BarCamp Memphis

BarCamp Memphis, November 13, 2010

“BarCamp isn’t just a Web 2.0 conference. It’s an unconference.cWhat does that mean, exactly? Well… that’s up to you. The entire event will be crafted by attendees (you), so you can learn about the specific technologies, trends, gadgets you really want to learn about – and hear from the people you find interesting. We’ll be voting first thing in the morning to determine the day’s sessions. Totally crowd-sourced!” (Source)

Register here.

BarCamp Memphis 2010 will be at Emerge Memphis downtown. Located at 516 Tennessee Street in the historic South Main Street district of downtown Memphis, EmergeMemphis sits at the corner of Tennessee and G.E. Patterson (formerly Calhoun) Streets. The site is only two blocks west of the main Memphis train station and adjacent to the main gated entrance to the well-known South Bluffs residential area.

Emerge Memphis
516 Tennessee St
Memphis, TN 38103-4717
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Event Tag: #bcmem

iPads and Video Cameras among Door Prizes for Fall Conference

(Cross-Posted from Martin Institute Press Releases)

Door Prizes for Teachers

The door prizes for the 2010 Martin Institute Fall Conference will provide opportunities for five teachers to return to school with an iPad, three will leave the conference with a flip camera. Gift certificates from iTunes and local businesses will round out the list of fantastic gifts.

The conference theme is Teaching for Tomorrow and the keynotes, workshops, and activities will focus on promoting 21st century skills in education. The Fall Conference will begin on Thursday, September 30, at 5:30 PM with a reception and the opening keynote presentation by Wesley Fryer. The conference will conclude on Friday, October 1, with a full day of workshops from expert educators from the USA, Canada, and Britain. Innovative primary school teacher, Tom Barrett of Nottingham, England, will be the featured speaker during Friday’s lunch event.

Registration is open to all PK-12 educators and undergraduate education majors.

Visit martininstitute.org for more information.

Video Ad for Fall Conference Released

(Cross-Posted from Martin Institute Press Releases)

A video advertising the 2010 Martin Institute Fall Conference was released today. It highlights some of the key benefits of attending and showcases the featured presenters. You are encouraged to share this video with friends and colleagues via email and social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Plurk, Posterous, etc.) and you are invited to embed it on your own website, blog, wiki, etc.

This video was produced courtesy of the IDT Studio.