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Join us and share what you have learned at ISTE

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  How many times have you left a conference energized and excited about all of the new ideas to try, but when you return to your home community you find yourself asking, now what?   Not this time! Join us at ISTE 2013 and attend our BYOD session: Create a lessoncast and share what you learned at ISTE Register here!    Session Details When: Wednesday, 6/26/2013, 11:45am–12:45pm Where: SACC 006CD Why: Access new web tools to capture lessons learned in an easily sharable format. View other attendees’ lessoncasts. Build, take-away, and …

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Feature in ED Week Teacher

After Nicole Tucker-Smith presented at the ASCD Annual Conference in Chicago, Liana Heitin from Education Week’s blog Teaching Now wrote a positive post about the session and explained how LessonCast is flipping teacher PD. See a six-minute version of the presentation.

LessonCast Presents at Columbia TechBreakfast

Nicole Tucker-Smith, Founder & CEO, shared a demonstration of LessonCast at the Columbia, Maryland TechBreakfast. Live demo and Q&A in under 10 minutes – Check out the video:

LessonCast at ASCD 2013

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Join Nicole Tucker-Smith, LessonCast Founder, at ASCD’s Annual Conference in Chicago, March 16-18 If you plan to attend, we’d love to hear from you! Send us a tweet @MsTuckerSmith, @LessonCast. Session: Design Improvement Initiatives Using Teacher-Created Videos #1342 Date: Saturday, March 16 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Location: McCormick Place South, Level 1, Room S101B Description: Learn how a school designed, implemented, and evaluated a school improvement initiative using teacher-created videos as a focal point. Each two-minute video, called a lessoncast, explained how to implement an instructional strategy. The school …

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Ed-Tech Resources by Audrey Watters

LessonCast is honored that Audrey Watters included Nicole’s series on Applying Lean Methodology in her list of recommended reading.  Ed-Tech Resources Audrey Watters Ed Startup 101 recommended Edsurge and the Horizon Report for keeping up-to-date with ed-tech news and trends. It recommends Techcrunch for keeping up with tech. That’s a good start, and I’d add to that and to your RSS reader — if you’re looking for industry stuff — the things that Tim Carmody writes for The Verge, Steve Kolowich writes for Inside Higher Ed, Ki Mae Huessner writes for GigaOm, Jason Tomassini writes for Education Week, and …

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My Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups 2011: Updated by Audrey Watters

LessonCast is featured in Audrey Watters’ updated article on her top 10 ed-tech startups.  My Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups 2011: Updated   Audrey Watters I’m returning to the list that I made late last year: my picks for the Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2011. That list only included startups founded in 2011 (after all, how do you define “startup”? how do you decide what counts as an “education” startup?), and in it, I tried to explain why I chose those as my favorites. I’ve reprinted that post below but with …

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