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Workshops & Conferences

More Great Video Sessions from the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference

November 24, 2013

Last week’s conference yielded a wealth of great video learning resources focused on using the iPad in the classroom The students at Franklin Academy have worked hard this week getting these videos edited and posted. In last Sunday’s post I shared three of the first sessions posted. There are now almost 20 session videos available […]

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Student Created Content is an Exciting and Inspiring Learning Tool that Teaches Many Skills

November 19, 2013

The Possibilities for Student Created Content to Play a Powerful Role in Education have Never Been Greater This last Friday and Saturday at the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference, I had the distinct pleasure of watching students at different grade levels present multiple types of media that they created. It was one of […]

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Select Session Videos from the Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference

November 17, 2013

These Recorded Breakout Sessions are a Great Resource for Learning More About Teaching with the iPad This weekend’s conference was wonderful and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting all the inspired educators who came to learn more about many of the ways that the iPad can be used across the spectrum of grades and academic subjects. In […]

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Flipping the iPad Enabled Classrom (Part 2 of 2)

October 13, 2013

Part 2 of our Look at the Intersection of Flipped Instruction and iPad Programs in our Schools In response to growing interest and inquiries regarding flipping the iPad equipped classroom, I have begun considering the many ways in which the popular tablet’s unique capabilities and myriad applications can play a role in flipped teaching and […]

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Flipping the iPad Enabled Classroom (Part 1 of 2)

October 6, 2013

Schools with iPads Programs are Flipping the Classroom too! The Flipped Classroom doesn’t necessarily require any special technology in the classroom – but it does require students to be able to consume digital learning content outside of class. One of the factors that propelled the iPad to the level of popularity it enjoys today is […]

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The Fall 2013 Online Flipped Class Workshop starts October 6

September 24, 2013

This 4 Week Workshop will get you up and running with flipped teaching tools and techniques, and a plan to use them. In this workshop, you will … Read about other teacher’s uses of the flipped classroom – learn what works, what doesn’t, best practices, and lessons learned from some of today’s leading flipped instruction […]

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Come Join us at the Next Teaching and Learning With the iPad Tech Summit!

September 15, 2013

The conference will take place November 15 & 16, just a mile from the Raleigh-Durham Airport in North Carolina. This November, the Franklin Academy is offering the second Fall Teaching and Learning with the iPad Tech Summit – a two day conference rich with breakout sessions offered by teachers and administrators who have integrated the […]

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Announcing the Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book!

September 7, 2013

This new eBook is just what educators need to create a personalized plan for implementing flipped instruction at the pace of their choosing. Since 2011, I have been working to raise awareness of flipped instruction tools and techniques, and introducing the concept to educators across the world. In addition to articles here on EmergingEdTech, I […]

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Are Virtual Education Conferences Worth the Time and Effort?

September 3, 2013

Online Conference Options are More Affordable and Easier than Traveling, and they Keep Getting Better We all know about conferences, don’t we? You fly or drive out of town and stay in a large hotel for a couple of days, eating complimentary continental breakfasts and ambling from room to identical room in search of a […]

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Instructional Technologies CAN Improve Learning Outcomes and Help Address the Challenges Education Faces

August 25, 2013

We are facing a crisis in education as we fail to produce the credentialed, skilled workers we’ll need in the coming decade. Instructional uses of technology can help to address this challenge. The evidence is in. In the breakout session I presented at UB Tech 2013 over the summer, I discussed the growing shortfall we […]

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