Happy New Year!
Web Tools to Help Teachers Create Digital Quizzes
What’s Your Favorite App?
What is your favorite app? Please share your favorite applications or websites that you use with students at What’s Your App? Watch for your submission to be featured in APP NEWS soon!
Additional digital learning resources/apps can be found at CVL Digital Literacy.
Education Podcast Network
All of their “shows are produced by educators who want to shape education through meaningful discussion and content.”Podcasts to listen to in 2020 – go to Ed Podcast Network
New from Ditch That Textbook & Matt Miller – Take the Flipgrid 5 for Student Accessibility
FETC 2020 Highlights
EdTech Focus on K-12 shares highlights from FETC – Visit FETC 2020 Conference Highlights
Session highlights include How Makerspaces Support K-12 Transformation and 8 Ways Administration Can Support Cybersecurity
SmartBrief shares highlights at A Glimpse at the Next Decade of EdTech
Tech Learning’s Next Gen Ed Tech Preview from FETC 2020
CATS Winter Workshop
The CATS Winter Workshop, March 2nd at 21C Pikes Peak Library District is a full-day workshop with break-out sessions presented by youth services professionals from all parts of Colorado. For more information and registration visit CATS
Save the Date! Colorado Teen Lit Conference April 18th
Mark your calendars as this one always fills up FAST! The conference includes diverse sessions and top name YA authors, featuring keynote speaker Alan Gratz. Conference registration will open on February 3rd. Scholarships for teens and adults are available; apply by January 31 at Teen Lit Conference.
CLiC Workshops – CSU Pueblo
Colorado Library Consortium is holding its annual spring workshop, April 27-28 at CSU Pueblo. School library and Makerspace sessions! Scholarships to attend are available, for more information visit CLiC workshop APPLY NOW!
CAL Maker Workshop
Save the Date! May 5th – CAL Maker Workshop @ 21C Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado Springs. An Engaging and informative workshop to help develop and enhance your maker space. Do you have experiences to share? Submit a proposal to share your expertise at Maker. Registration coming soon!
The School Library Crisis: Harnessing Your Power to Survive and Thrive!
Join colleagues, February 8th, for a half-day at DU to learn strategies to help you succeed in becoming an essential & valued member of your staff, & message your value & ways to engage your school and community stakeholders. Register at CAL.
So much is waiting for you at InnEdCO 2020! See below for more information on registration, educator nominations, and volunteer opportunities. Be a part of this educator community focused on students and innovative learning.
Registration: The last day to catch early registration in on February 29, 2020. Go to #WE ARE INNEDCO2020.
Proposal Submissions: There is still a chance to submit a proposal to share your expertise at Share Your Adventure!
Colorado Educator Keynote Nominations: InnedCO is seeking a Colorado educator to be honored and to speak at this year’s Adventure Awaits conference. Nominate your colleage for this honor at CO Educators Rock @InnEdCO2020.
InnEdCO 2020 Volunteers Needed! Become a part of the conference team by providing a little of your time to support your fellow attendees. Find out how at Volunteers @InnEdCO2020
Rock CS is Coming!
Teach Boldly TLD 2020
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region brings you Teacher Librarian Day 2020: Teach Boldly! on February 21st, 2020 at the History Colorado Center. Inspiring keynote and engaging TED-style talks along with in-depth breakouts. More information & to register at TEACH BOLDLY with our phenomenal speakers in the afternoon.
So COllapporative February 11th
Learning Webinars EdWeb.Net
EdWeb.net is an award-winning professional learning network provides free webinars and professional learning communities for educators to share their best ideas and practices to improve teaching and learning and more. Take a look at their offerings coming up in 2020 at EdWeb Net.
To access these and more from Kasey visit FETC Shake Up Learning.
January was named for the Roman god Janus, known as the protector of gates and doorways, which symbolize beginnings and ends. Janus is depicted with two faces, one looking into the past, the other into the future—a fitting symbol for this first day of the year. Farmers Almanac BTW, January 4th, 2020 was National Trivia Day!
Colorado Department of Education Communications
The Colorado Department of Education offers many electronic publications for you. You can sign up by visiting the CDE Communications Office homepage: http://www.cde.state.co.us/communications.
Don’t forget to read the SPARK newsletter from Colorado Commissioner, Katy Anthes.
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