Workshops & Conferences

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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iPad Educator Professional Development – The Three R’s

August 11, 2013

Professional Development needs to be Real, Relevant, and Right On Time! Many classrooms across the nation are turning towards iPads and other mobile devices to provide an instructional tool and learning aide for students of all ages.  These deployments include some degree of training, which ultimately can provide a solid foundation for use or, in […]

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Takeaways and Recommendations from the Gates Foundation’s ECET2 Conference

April 10, 2013

Part 2 of a look at takeaways from this recent “Elevating and Celebrating … Teaching” Conference On Sunday, we examined part 1 of Lalla Pierce’s insights from the ECET2 conference in the article “Technology as a Powerful Enabler of Teacher Inquiry, Collaboration, and Professional Development“. Today we wrap this article up with further thoughts on […]

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ECET2 – Technology as a Powerful Enabler of Teacher Inquiry, Collaboration, and Professional Development

April 7, 2013

The Gates Foundation’s ‘Elevating Teaching’ Conference Yields Inspiring Takeaways, Connections, and More Recently I had the honor and privilege of attending ECET2: The Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching Conference, sponsored by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Since the conference, I’ve been thinking a lot about its implications. The conference was so much […]

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Come Join us at the Education Technology Learning Summit – “Teaching & Learning with the iPad”

September 6, 2012

Innovative iPad-focused conference takes place in North Carolina on Friday & Saturday, November 16 & 17. High School Principal David Mahaley (who has written a couple of highly popular iPad-related posts for EmergingEdTech), has worked with Tim Hall and other teachers representing each of the core teaching areas to put together this exciting conference, conveniently […]

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Announcing Our Summer Online Workshop, “Flipped Classroom Tools and Techniques”

June 23, 2012

Come join us in July for a 4 week online workshop to learn how other teachers are flipping the classroom and get hands-on with some of their tools and techniques. – Registration is now closed – The course will run from Monday, July 2 through Sunday, July 30. Come and learn and get hands-on with […]

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Are you using technology to positively impact K-12 student learning? Get recognized.

March 21, 2012

It’s probably a lot easier than you might think to get recognition as the Teaching Superstar you are! The Microsoft Partners in Learning 2012 US Forum is currently accepting applications, with the early decision deadline of April 1 fast approaching. The final deadline for all applications is May 15th. The forum itself will be held […]

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