EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (May 2014)


EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (May 2014)

Welcome back to another edition of weekly digest, Lots of great to talk resources to about this week as so many things are moving with education and education media. Lets discuss some of the great thing we can capture in this edition of weekly digest. 

[Webinar] Social Media Use in the Classroom - May 15, 2014

Social media can be a very powerful tool that supports innovative types of learning. In this MEDEAnet webinar you will get an overview on how educators can use social media to enrich teaching and learning in various different ways and what has to be considered.
Date: 15th May 2014
Time: 4-5 PM CST”

EdmodoCon 2014 is Calling All Educators

Want to share your Edmodo experiences with the global community at EdmodoCon 2014? Edmodo is looking for people who want to share their expertise and inspire educators, classrooms, schools, and districts around the world. Last year, EdmodoCon had over 27,000 educators from 117 countries interested in learning new ways to integrate technology in their classroom. If you’re passionate about mentoring and connecting with this year’s attendees, answer the call for speakers and complete the presentations form. To showcase all the ways to use Edmodo, it’s best when proposals can cover a variety of relevant topics, such as mobile learning, STEM, Common Core, mobile learning, and more. Need some inspiration before submitting? Watch the sessions from EdmodoCon 2013.

How Increasing Expectations for Teacher Education Will Improve the Quality of Instruction in Head Start Programs

An emerging trend affecting early childhood educators in majority of the states relates to them being mandated to possess higher educational credentials before attending to pupils. It is a requirement that half of all lead teachers in such Head start programs should at least hold a Baccalaureate degree (BA) in early childhood education or any other related field. When it comes to supporting these teachers throughout the training process is a costly affair. Additionally, such educated teachers need to be given attractive offers in the job market so as they can be retained.

EA Founder Trip Hawkins on Social Emotional Gaming

Electronic Arts and EA Sports Founder Trip Hawkins talked with us about his new "If You Can" venture. "If" aims to incorporate principles of social-emotional learning into fun, epic game play for children

You can check out few interesting interviews we had earlier and drop us in comments what you want to listen from us.

How Can Schools Attack Student Obesity Epidemic?

Flex Academies Founder Josh Chernikoff Talks After-School Enrichment

Michelle Rhee Tackles "Agenda" Criticism

ISTE CEO Brian Lewis Talks EdTech

1st School-in-the-Cloud with Sugata Mitra

Sir Ken Robinson Discusses The Education Landscape at ASCD 2014

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.
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