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General, Summer Learning Series | June 23, 2015

Technology is Changing Education

Just as technology has revolutionized other industries, it has the power to transform education. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Last week, Holly referenced an EdWeek article that identifies reasons educators fail to implement to transformative, student-centered and technology-driven instruction. The article points ...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | June 17, 2015

Fostering Relevant, Connected Learners: Part 2

In case you missed part one of this blog, we are continuing to look at ways that we can foster relevant, connected learners. I want to point out Steven Anderson's definition of a relevant educator - someone who keeps up with students and do what they deserve. It’s important to reflect on this definition as we take a look at th...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | June 15, 2015

Fostering Relevant, Connected Learners: Part 1

In last week’s webinar, Steven Anderson addressed eight elements that make up a relevant, connected educator and he shared how connectedness empowers learning. As educators, it is important that we pass along these same values to our students. In this two-part blog post we will look at the eight aspects of a relevant, educato...

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General, Summer Learning Series | June 12, 2015

The Importance of Being a Connected Educator

Effective educators understand the importance of lifelong learning. Technology enables collaboration and the ability to thrive in a digital world. Join Steven Anderson in exploring what it means to be a connected educator and how connectedness enhances learning. In this 30 minute webinar, Steven Anderson (Web20Classroom) discus...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | May 30, 2015

The Power of a Personal Learning Network

Students today must develop a new set of skills for the 21st century. These skills include communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking. As educational leaders, it is important that we also communicate and collaborate with one another. Developing a personal learning network (PLN) allows us to connect and buil...

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General | May 13, 2015

Teachscape Partners with Swivl to Increase Educator Effectiveness

Momentum continues to build for Swivl as we move closer to summer. It's that time when teachers and administrators shift their focus to exams and, soon after, preparation for the new school year to come. Much of that preparation involves professional learning and development that helps teachers increase effectiveness. As it ha...

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General | May 4, 2015

Swivl Named a “Cool Vendor” in Education by Gartner

Every year Gartner identifies four companies in the education space that it believes demonstrate innovation. These companies are named “Cool Vendors.” And this year, Gartner has named Swivl one of its “Cool Vendors” in education. “We consider Gartner’s recognition of Swivl as a “Cool Vendor” an important validat...

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General, Guest | April 22, 2015

Join Peter Dewitt for an 18 Minute Webinar: Flipping Instructional Leadership

Educational leaders today are busier than ever, charged with the responsibility to improve educational institutions by cultivating a vision of academic success, nurturing staff, keeping parents informed and incorporating district and state mandates while staying relevant in a technologically driven and globally connected society...

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General | March 11, 2015

Take a look at the brand new Swivl.com!

Not more than a month ago, we shared news of an updated Swivl Cloud in the form of our last newsletter. And, while we’ve typically released newsletters once a quarter, today’s updates and announcements warrant exception. Explore Swivl's brand new look and use cases! If you’ve visited our website today, then you can’t hav...

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