50 Awesome Quotes about Education and Technology

 

 

Download a PDF copy of all the quotes featured in the video:

https://sjunkins.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/50-awesome-edtech-quotes.pdf

 

 

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Twitter Chats for Teachers (By State)

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July 28, 2014 · 4:37 pm

10 Awesome Quotes from ADE2014

Screen Shot 2014-07-21 at 7.58.10 AMI just got back from an amazing experience in San Diego – the 2014 Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute. Throughout this awesome week of professional development, many quotes, pictures, and sketchnotes were shared via the #ADE2014 hashtag (be sure to check it out on Twitter).  Here are my 10 favorite quotes tweeted out during this amazing event:
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My 10 Favorite Quotes from #ISTE2014

 

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Here are 10 of my favorite quotes from ISTE 2014.

What was your favorite quote from ISTE? Be sure to share it in the comments below!

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The Periodic Table of iPad Apps

The Periodic Table of iPad Apps

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June 16, 2014 · 3:54 pm

Find Your Blank Canvas

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Have you ever sat through a bad presentation? Me too. But I never realized how serious of a problem it was until one day in 2008. It was a Wednesday in fact. A cold January Wednesday in the winter of 2008 when I took 112 seventh graders to the computer lab to work on presentations. As a teacher, I thought I was being creative. I thought I was being innovative. I thought I was empowering students. I thought I was fostering creativity. Until two days later, when back in the classroom, I watched 112 seventh graders click through their slides and read every one of them word for word. That’s when I realized how serious this problem truly was. That’s when I realized we were creating another generation of bad presenters.

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Inspiration in 140 Characters (Twitter as a PLN)

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Excited, connected educators are contagious. But their unconnected colleagues don’t know what they don’t know. They haven’t experienced the power of Twitter. Some see professional learning on Twitter as a one-sided conversation since all participants are obviously connected, but there are plenty of self-reflective, continuously learning teachers not on Twitter. Don’t treat unconnected teachers like they are doing something wrong. Reflection doesn’t have to be done online to be effective. Being a connected educator is just another opportunity for inspiration and lifelong learning.

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