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Professional Development

The YouTube Guide to Self-Directed Learning

January 26, 2016

These Videos Explore Ideas and Techniques and Offer Real World Examples That can Help Inspire a Self-Directed Learning Mindset in Your Students Just about anyone working in education sees Self-Directed Learning as a hugely desirable outcome. Like ‘Holy Grail’ desirable. If we can get students to take greater ownership of their learning, we are achieving […]

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14 Favorite Plugged-In Technology and Education Experts on Twitter

January 12, 2016

Twitter is … a “Self Paced Research/Learning Tool”. Follow These Smart and Savvy Folks and Learn Every Day! It has never been easier to tap into knowledgeable experts in many fields who are more than happy to share what they know. Being consistently exposed to ideas and insights from educators, technologists, innovators, leaders, and passionate professionals […]

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Education and Technology Thought Leader Interview: Steven W. Anderson of Web20Classroom

January 11, 2016

Exploring the Exciting “Web20Classroom” World of Steven W. Anderson Steven W. Anderson is known to many as the “Web20Classroom” guy. He has been recognized by the Huffington Post as an educational evangelist, and helped to create #edchat, a weekly education discussion on Twitter that often brings in 500 or more participants. Anderson has received a […]

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THANK YOU for Our Best Year Yet, Exploring and Sharing Education and Instructional Technology!

December 29, 2015

2015 Was Awesome and 2016 is Sure to Bring Even More Great Content and Inspiring, Fun Learning! 2015 has been a wonderful year for EmergingEdTech, and a great year for evolving instructional uses of technology. More than ever, educators have left behind the question of WHY to use technology to enhance learning outcomes to focus on […]

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The Tech-Savvy Administrator: Communicate Better, Get Organized, Promote Your School’s Brand

December 1, 2015

Provide Technology Leadership by Example Without Spending a lot of Money It was a pleasure to meet Steven W. Anderson, known to many through his ‘Web 2.0 Classroom‘ moniker, at the TLIPAD 2015 conference in November. He is a fun speaker and everyone seemed to really enjoy and appreciate his inspirational and informative Keynote address. […]

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15 Powerful and Fun Takeaways from the TLIPAD 2015 Conference

November 16, 2015

TLIPAD presenter Nick Combs and his session “Creation Formation” Sharing is Caring at the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference This last Thursday through Saturday was another fantastic TLIPAD conference. Every year it is such a refreshing endeavor to travel and meet with hundreds of teachers, administrators, and educators of all stripes, who gather […]

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10 Tech-Savvy Web Teaching Apps Students (& Other Teachers) Will Love

October 20, 2015

Come Explore 10 Different Fun & Powerful Free Tools With our ‘3 Minute Teaching With Tech’ Tutorials! Have you ever peeked in on another teacher and saw them using a tech tool that made you think, “Wow! That looks really cool! I wonder how hard it is to use?” Or maybe one of your own […]

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Great, Affordable iPad, GAFE, & Flipped Class Workshops in Raleigh, NC on 11-12-15

October 15, 2015

Full Day and Half Day Workshops include iPad Management, Creating iPad Ready Learning Materials, Google Apps for Education (with an iPad focus) and More! On Thursday, November 12th, the Franklin Academy and EmergingEdTech will host 6 workshops in Raleigh, North Carolina. We have 2 full day workshops ($150 each) and 4 half day sessions (just […]

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Constructive Use of the iPad in the Humanities Classroom – One Teacher’s Experience

September 28, 2015

Josh Herring will be presenting the session “The iPad in the Humanities Classroom: One Teacher’s Journey from Skepticism to Appreciation” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Josh and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational conference November 12th – 14th in Raleigh, NC! Technological Skepticism […]

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10 Tools to ROCK Assessments Using Google Apps on the iPad

September 15, 2015

Google Apps can Play a Powerful Role in Assessment Dr. Chris McGee will be presenting a full day GAFE Workshop and numerous breakout sessions at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Chris and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational conference November 12th – 14th […]

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