This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version    RSS    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit October 22, 2014

NYSCATE Home     PAECT Home

 



'Fliperentiated' instruction: Creating a customizable classroom
Edutopia
Effective teaching has long put the unique interests of the learner up front, allowing teachers to meet the needs of more students more of the time. Now, advocates of differentiated instruction have found a true partner in the form of flipped learning. Call it "fliperentiated" instruction.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword FLIPPED LEARNING




PAECT UPDATES


Tech Forum New York
PAECT and NYSCATE
Once again, PAECT and NYSCATE are Association Partners for Tech & Learning's Tech Forum on Oct. 24. PAECT and NYSCATE members receive a special rate of $195. To get this rate, register online and enter the code NY14PAECT or NY14NYSCATE.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


NPAECT grant award winner announced – North West Region
PAECT
At the Fall Dinner meeting of NPAECT on Oct. 20, the winner of the 2014 Ed Tech Grant was announced. Rob Radnich from Crawford Central School District was awarded a $500 grant to support his project for students in Introductory Computer Programming to receive practical application experience by expanding the coding process to include programming with microcontrollers, such as the Arduino. As a part of the grant award, Rob will be able to order UNO R3 Advanced Arduino Kits for use in his classes. Rob and his students will share their projects at the 23rd Annual Technology Fair and Student Showcase in March, and he will describe the project to peers at the Extra Mile Award Dinner in April.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


PETE&C 2015
PAECT
Date: Feb. 8-11, 2015. Registration is now open!
The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference is a statewide event that provides quality programs focused on technology in the educational field. Each year, hundreds of exhibitors showcase their latest technology products and services to the vast audience of teachers, administrators, technology directors, school board members and more. Monday and Tuesday mornings kick off with keynote speakers that will both educate and inspire you. Throughout the three days, you can attend concurrent sessions and student showcases. There is something for everyone at PETE&C!

Check the PAECT website and the PETE&C website for more information.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Jupiter iO All-in-One
Jupiter iO All-in-One gradebook, LMS, analytics and SIS solution, empowers online instruction and learning. The rich features provide the ability to create online tests, lessons, homework calendars, digital file lockers, discussion forums, surveys, essay annotation, peer reviews, critiques, portfolios and more, all with the convenience of automatic grading and analytic reporting.
 


NYSCATE UPDATES


Request for Presentations now open for Digital Wave Conference
NYSCATE
Erie I BOCES and NYSCATE are hosting the Digital Wave Conference on Friday, March 13, at Erie I BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca, NY. The committee is seeking presentation ideas from the membership! Please take a moment to complete the RFP in order to share your expertise with your colleagues. The proposal link will be open until Dec. 9.

Submit your RFP today!

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


Save the date for the 13th Annual Hudson Valley Regional Conference
NYSCATE
The 13th Annual Hudson Valley NYSCATE Conference will feature presentations by teachers from across New York state. It has become a tradition for educators in eastern New York, and it's a great chance to meet colleagues and share ideas about teaching and learning with technology. Register now.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Full conference interactive schedule released
NYSCATE
The complete schedule for the NYSCATE Annual Conference has been released. Please go online today to create your own personalized schedule!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


Big news! List of Makers published for Rochester Mini-Maker Faire
NYSCATE
The upcoming Rochester Mini-Maker Faire has announced the list of Makers for its inaugural event! Nearly 100 teams are signed up. Find out who's participating!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


EDUCATION IN NEW YORK


New York on brink of requiring CPR training in high school
The Associated Press via WCBS-TV
New York state is expected to soon require high schools to train students in CPR. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Oct. 21 signed into law a measure directing the state's commissioner of education to come up with a CPR training curriculum.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


NYC shakeup: Chancellor replaces one-third of school superintendents
WABC-TV
New York City's newest schools chancellor is shaking things up in an effort to revamp the system. Chancellor Carmen Farina has replaced 15 of 42 school superintendents, with the new hires officially joining the workforce Oct. 21.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


EDUCATION IN PENNSYLVANIA


STEM partnership aims to fill jobs in oil and gas industry
WESA
Under the new Appalachia Partnership Initiative, Chevron will partner with the Allegheny Conference, the Benedum Foundation and the RAND Corporation to build STEM programs in regional middle and high schools which will include hands-on learning, teacher training and coordination with technical schools and community colleges.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Grant from Dallas Foundation allows for more classroom technology
Dallas Post via Times Leader
Superintendent Frank Galicki called a recent meeting of the Dallas School Board of Directors "Christmas in October" for district teachers, as a $17,727 grant from the Dallas Foundation helped 100 percent of the elementary school classrooms to be equipped with promethium boards.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


NATIONAL NEWS


Maryland education technology group names executive director
The Daily Record
EdTech Maryland, a newly formed nonprofit focused on driving innovation in education, has named Katrina Stevens as executive director. Stevens spent over 20 years as a teacher and school administrator and has served as a consultant for education companies.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Making magic in the classroom
Chicago Sun-Times
At a time of increasingly standardized curriculum in American public schools, the "Maker Movement" has become a popular trend in education. This movement gives kids a space to make something new or original — a chance to think for themselves and take charge of their own learning.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


DEVICE & SOFTWARE NEWS


New poster features 10 Google Classroom best practices
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Google has added some interesting new features to Google Classroom, such as group integration, exporting grades, sorting and greater teacher controls. This poster offers the top 10 best practices.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Magic Software teams with Solmark on new education technology presence
PR Newswire
Magic Software, which provides technology and digital learning solutions to K-12 clients, has announced a strategic investment and operating partnership with Solmark, an entrepreneur's equity fund.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    11 ed tech developments from Educause (Education Dive)
6 things to consider before starting your makerspace (EdSurge)
Google: Extensions, add-ons and apps — oh my! (EdSurge)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.
 



Education Technology Today
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Valerie Hunt, Assistant Executive Editor, 469.420.2690 
Contribute news


Learn how to add us to your address book or safe sender list.

This edition of Education Technology Today was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here — it's free!

Recent issues

Oct. 15, 2014
Oct. 8, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Sept. 24, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063