Here are some GREAT educational technology events coming this week.
Thursday, June 12th at 1:45pm in Atherton, CA Common Sense Media: Discover and Use Great Ed Tech for Learning, How do you discover and use great ed tech tools for learning?
Learn about four important skills for teachers, including how to: investigate the best apps, websites, and games for students; evaluate the learning potential of tools; curate favorites into collections; and innovate with the new lesson planning framework App Flows. These skills and much more can be applied through Graphite, a free service by Common Sense Media. Learn more and register here.
Thursday, June 12th at 3:30pm in Atherton, CA Common Sense Media: Making a Better World: Digital Citizenship For K-12, As student devices are being integrated into schools, helping students be good digital citizens is more important than ever. How can we help kids make a better digital world? Learn about free, research-based curriculum and resources to help teach students safe, responsible, and respectful participants in a digital world, while fostering 21st-century skills and Common Core Standards. Curriculum is available online and for iBooks, with interactive activities, videos, and assessments. Learn more and register here.
Saturday, June 14th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show – Jeff Bradbury: Evernote in the Classroom, From taking simple notes, to organizing a multi-level school district, Evernote is the perfect tool for paperless educators. In only 20 minutes we will dive into the vast world of Evernote and show you some pretty amazing tips and tricks to help you maximize your educational potential. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20.
Tuesday, June 17th at 4pm in Copper Mountain, CO A Common Sense Media Approach to Empowering Kids as Digital Citizens, Join Common Sense Media, a nonprofit dedicated to helping schools thrive in a world of media and technology, to learn about free resources for the connected classroom. 1) Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum: A free, research-based K-12 curriculum, aligned to NETS-S and CCSS, is offered in a format for low-tech classrooms, or in e-book format for blended classrooms. You’ll also learn about Digital Passport, an online/mobile game that teaches digital citizenship to 3rd-5th graders. The curriculum includes resources for parents. 2) 1-to-1 Essentials: A three-phase program with customizable tools to help schools execute their 1-to-1 roadmap, including writing AUPs, student and teacher boot camps, and parent engagement tools. 3) Graphite: Discover great tools for learning through Graphite.org, a free service that offers rigorous ratings and reviews of apps, websites, and games. Learn how to judge the learning potential of digital tools, integrate them into your teaching, and submit your own reviews. Learn more and register here.