Category: Professional Development

Tech-Savvy Teachers are headed to ISTE!

ISTE 2014

Jason and I are headed to Atlanta to attend and share to the NCCE community everything we encounter.  Be ready for many posts on sessions, vendors, equipment, and anything else we encounter during the week.  As always follow @NCCE_Edtech on

Grant Opportunities and Resources for June

Supplement Your Stretched Budget GetEdFunding is a free and fresh website sponsored by CDW•G to help educators and institutions find the funds they need in order to supplement their already stretched budgets. GetEdFunding hosts a collection of more than 2,400 (and growing) grants and other

Free STEM PD over the summer in Lewiston, ID

IDAHO FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN LEWISTON – JUNE 16-19, 2014   We are pleased to announce Lewis Clark State College will be hosting one of six 2014 i-STEM Summer Institute for teachers, counselors, and administrators this summer.  Lewiston is the

Watch now… How to grow your PLN


I have been quite inspired by your stories in the past few months of connecting with a wider group of teachers to build a personal and professional learning network.  Teachers in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are regularly meeting to talk about their

Twitter for Educators; A collaborative effort

I presented a session on Twitter 101 for educators a few weeks ago at NCCE 2014.  This post is the evolution of that initial presentation.  One attendee of that session was Matt Rosenberg @MattRosenberg3. From my presentation he just created a

CUE conference review

The CUE conference just occurred last weekend and I wanted to use this space to summarize some of the information I gained through this conference.  It is important to understand that I wasn’t in Palm Springs this past weekend, I

Free Open Education Resources Summit at NCCE 2014

Building on the success of last years summits, NCCE and the Washington Office of Public Instruction are offering a FREE summit focusing on Open Education Resources.  The use of (OER) has exploded in the K-20 sector over the past few

5 day Library of Congress Summer Institute Now Available

Many NCCE members have received training through NCCE’s training on the Library of Congress and Teaching with Primary sources.  The Library of Congress is offering a 5 day summer institute to take your training to the next level.  In this five-day

Welcome to the NCCE Blog, featuring the NCCE Tech-Savvy Teachers!

Welcome to the NCCE Blog, featuring the NCCE Tech-Savvy Teachers! This blog’s purpose is to share, collaborate, and engage with the NCCE and greater Ed Tech community.  As the Tech-Savvy Teachers-in-residence, Mike and I will be your guides through this

Guest Post: Innovative Professional Development from Hillsborough County Public Schools Professional Learning Team in Tampa, Florida

Guest Post

This is a guest post from Bradley Smrstick, 20 year veteran Physics teacher, now District Resource Teacher (Team Lead) for Technology Training, and Joshua Sawyer, formerly a lead STEM teacher and Technology Education Teacher for an Aerospace and Aeronautics program, now also