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Guest Post: Digital Leadership Day 2015 by Zach Snow

Below is a guest post from Zach Snow, Instructional Technology Coordinator in Royse City ISD. This post was originally published on Zach Snow’s blog: Digital High Five. Like most people, I learn at a deeper level when I can tie my learning directly to an experience. Today I had the opportunity to learn from, EdCamp […]

Google Week @10

Region 10 is proud to present training from The EdTechTeam, Lead by Google Certified Teachers and Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers. Google Apps for Education Certification Boot Camp (2 day) January 27-28, 2014 Google Apps for Education Certification Boot Camp serves two purposes: to raise awareness about how Google Apps can be used in […]

What is Edcamp?

  What is Edcamp? EdCamp is a very unique professional learning opportunity for educators. Also know as the “unconference,” Edcamp presents a new way for educators to convene, connect, and share with each other. “What makes Edcamp an unconference? Unlike traditional conferences which have schedules set months in advance by the people running the conference, […]

20th Annual Region 10 Tech Conference is May 6!

Come celebrate technology and learning with educators from around the Region 10 area. There will be break-out sessions from teachers and educators from the Region 10 area, an informative exhibit hall from our best vendors, a digital playground, demo slams, TONS of door prizes, AND our Lunch-and-Learn sessions will be led by STUDENTS! Check out […]

The Role of Mistakes in the Classroom

Throughout the Digital Fluency Academy, we talk a lot about taking risks–failing forward. Risk-taking is a crucial element of the learning process for both students and teachers. Creating a learning environment that encourages risk-taking, and supports all stages of learning should be supported by all stakeholders. I often refer to this acronym, and use this […]

Apple Releases iOS 7 for iPads and iPhones

The new iOS 7 was released this week for Apple mobile devices. There were a lot of new features added! Below are some options for learning more about the update: Free-to-Anyone Webinar from TCEA on “What’s New with iOS 7?” The Beginner’s Guide to the iPad and iOS 7¬†from Edudemic How to Find Everything That’s […]

Great Apps for the Classroom – FREE Webinar Aug. 6

Here a the details on a free webinar from Launchpad Toys: “We’re getting ready for back to school at #LaunchpadEDU by teaming up with some of our edtech friends to talk about a few of our favorite apps for elementary classrooms Join developers and all-star teachers just like you to learn how to integrate some […]

New ELAR PD Courses Release by TEA through Project Share

  TEA has released new professional development courses that are now available through Region 10 in Project Share.   ESC 10 English Language Arts and Reading TEKS: Grades K-2 v1.0 ESC 10 English Language Arts and Reading TEKS: Grades 3-5 v1.0 ESC 10 English Language Arts and Reading TEKS: Grades 6-8 v1.0 ESC 10 English […]

A Teacher’s Guide to Google Drive for the iPad

Here I go talking about Google again! Google Drive offers a plethora of tools for educators and students, so why shouldn’t I talk about it. Richard Byrne has a wonderful blog: Free Technology for Teachers. It is filled wish great resources, tutorials, links, and more. He created an awesome Guide to Google Drive for the […]

Add Voice Comments to Google Docs

Google Apps offers a wide array of tools to enhance learning for students. Thanks to 121Writing, you can now add voice comments to Google Docs. Simply add the free 121Writing application to your Google Drive account and begin recording. This tool is particularly helpful for students who struggle with writing, ELL students, and students with […]