Category: Professional Development

Free Summer PD from ISTE!

ISTE Summer Bites

ISTE has some bite-sized, free PD this summer around specific topics: creativity, digital citizenship, and STEM. This free learning opportunity is open to everyone, so check it out. Here are a few of the highlights: Join us for ISTE Summer

Snapshot of a Tech Savvy Teacher

Snapshot of a Tech Savvy Teacher

In this new series by NCCE, Geri Gillespy interviews Tech Savvy teachers to share ideas of how they are using technology in their classroom. Welcome Geri to the Tech Savvy team!

NCCE18 Trainers Summit Reflection

NCCE Trainers from Florida

NCCE Training Gets Hot What did I do this weekend?  I spent three-days in 105-degree temperatures learning, collaborating, and planning with the greatest EdTech training team on the planet.  For most teachers, September is generally a busy month.  For NCCE

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A Teachable Moment Episode 2: PowerPoint for Lesson Planning

Just in Time Video Series

Tammy Brecht Dunbar shares how she uses PowerPoint to create a working lesson plan that she incorporates throughout her teaching day. This video has a bunch of great examples and ideas that you can incorporate into your own classroom!

Teach Wonder with Cleverbot Dash

My Introduction to Dash and Dot In September 2015, I was an elementary school teacher-librarian eagerly trying new learning devices and constantly encouraging my students to bring in gadgets and gizmos to show.  Enter Jacob Sachtjen.  Jacob was a precocious

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Hacking STEM with Microsoft

Introducing Hacking STEM and free lesson plans from Microsoft.

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in Hacking STEM, a ground-breaking training held on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington. This training was unlike anything I have ever participated in. To start, we entered the conference room set

Washington Teachers: Need STEM clock hours?


Northwest Educational Service District 189 Physical Computing and It’s Role in Education Tuesday 8/7/2018 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM This six-hour academy is designed to give educators an understanding of what physical computing is and how they can integrate it

Microsoft Sessions at NCCE 2018

NCCE 2018 is very thankful to have Microsoft as the exclusive Tier 1 sponsor this year. We have an outstanding lineup of Microsoft sessions that are sure to offer something for everyone. Have you setup your conference session plan yet?

NCCE’s Just in Time with Jenn | Episode 4: Tags

Jenn is a life-long lover of technology and has worked to make learning come alive for her students and fellow educators from Kindergarten to higher education. After earning an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, she now supports teachers, helping them infuse

Shannon’s Share | Episode 2: Adding research to Microsoft Word using the Research Tab

Shannon Davenport has worked in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System for the past eighteen years. Currently, she serves as an instructional technology coach providing professional development opportunities and aiding educators in the development and implementation of rigorous and relevant technology