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FETC 2016
TAKEAWAYSFROM IMAGINE EASY SOLUTIONS
Thanks for signing up for our FETC Takeaways
It was great meeting so many of you at FETC this year! For those of you who
c...
TRENDS
Three important themes discussed at FETC were:
IMAGINEEASY.COM
Developing reading, writing, and critical thinking skills a...
...That’s why we showcased our latest products
for both students and teachers in the classroom:
★ Develop reading, writing...
QUOTES
Kids have to see the value in
school and must want to be there.
There is no other option.
Tim Yocum
@Tim_Yocum
“
”Retweet ...
Instead of doing something brand
new, do something better.
- Dwight Carter
Tyler Hart
@trockr11
“
”Retweet This Quote
IMAG...
PD idea - Recess for teachers! A
day where teachers can come in
during their breaks and play on
the new apps and websites....
We are at a time when we can
MAKE education what it needs to
be again.
- Adam Bellow
Lori Lisai
@lorilisai
“
”Retweet This...
The most amazing thing at #FETC
is YOU.
- Adam Bellow
Dr. James Beeghley
@beeghleytech
“
”Retweet This Quote
IMAGINEEASY.C...
Learning is about people and
communities that believe in the
value of education and the
pursuit of making the world a
bett...
It is ok to fail, when a community
of people believes in kids, great
things happen!
- Leland Melvin
Jennifer Womble
@JenWo...
Want to catch up on ALL the presentations from
FETC? We’ve compiled a list of 50+ sessions
IMAGINEEASY.COM
View a list of ...
There's is so much pressure on
kids to succeed, we need to let
them to know failure isn't the
end.
- Leland Melvin
Georgia...
Anything we do can be a
teaching moment.
- Leland Melvin
Christina Liu
@christinalaoshi
“
”Retweet This Quote
IMAGINEEASY....
The only reason this was possible
was because I had a community
who believed in me.
Nancy White
@nancyw
“
”Retweet This Qu...
Having a community that believes
in you can help you live your
dreams.
- Leland Melvin
Christine Baker
@CMBPensacola
“
”Re...
Everyone who changes the world
was once a little kid in a
classroom making mistakes.
Samantha Murray
@samanthahmurray
“
”R...
Without the right teachers, you
can have students with really cool
tools who aren't learning anything.
Ruth Okoye
@moreruc...
‘Tasks before apps.’ Think of what
tools meet needs of learners.
- Monica Burns
Bryn Hafemeister
@eCeleratedLearn
“
”Retwe...
We recorded our demonstration of Scholar at
FETC on Periscope. Check it out below!
IMAGINEEASY.COM
View the demo
of Scholar
We want places for parents and
students to be hanging out,
geeking out, and messing around.
Make our maker spaces open to
...
With any technology integration,
don't just do it to do it. Focus on
your learning target.
#AugmentedReality
Bryn Hafemeis...
When you get out in the world,
you learn that there are lots of
kinds of smart. Must change our
def. of success in schools...
When you have honest convos with
Students & act on their suggestions
amazing things can happen in your
school!
- Eric Shen...
"Technology connects students
with the outside world."
- Sean McComb
FETC
@fetc
“
”Retweet This Quote
IMAGINEEASY.COM
Twee...
There are no apps to fix the real
EduProblems.
Adam Bellow
@AdamBellow
“
”Retweet This Quote
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Future of Education Technology Conference Takeaways - 2016

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Future of Education Technology Conference Takeaways - 2016

  1. 1. FETC 2016 TAKEAWAYSFROM IMAGINE EASY SOLUTIONS
  2. 2. Thanks for signing up for our FETC Takeaways It was great meeting so many of you at FETC this year! For those of you who couldn’t make it, we’ve collected the best quotes from the top educators at the conference. To see how the action went down LIVE, check out our Twitter stream for our FETC tweets: @ImagineEasy IMAGINEEASY.COM
  3. 3. TRENDS
  4. 4. Three important themes discussed at FETC were: IMAGINEEASY.COM Developing reading, writing, and critical thinking skills are all underlying factors related to these themes... Effective technology integration in education Building a welcoming community for all learners Creative instructional practices for developing 21st century skills
  5. 5. ...That’s why we showcased our latest products for both students and teachers in the classroom: ★ Develop reading, writing and critical thinking skills in all content areas ★ Interact with engaging, subject-specific lessons and videos ★ Build confidence as 21st century learners ★ Become college and career ready consumers of information Sign up for a FREE Trial ★ Apply close reading and critical thinking skills to informational texts ★ Critically think about the information, not just consume it ★ Interact with digital content ★ Ethically attribute information ★ Organize all information in one place Sign up for a FREE Trial IMAGINEEASY.COM
  6. 6. QUOTES
  7. 7. Kids have to see the value in school and must want to be there. There is no other option. Tim Yocum @Tim_Yocum “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  8. 8. Instead of doing something brand new, do something better. - Dwight Carter Tyler Hart @trockr11 “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  9. 9. PD idea - Recess for teachers! A day where teachers can come in during their breaks and play on the new apps and websites. Jennifer Brown @TechIsForGirls “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  10. 10. We are at a time when we can MAKE education what it needs to be again. - Adam Bellow Lori Lisai @lorilisai “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  11. 11. The most amazing thing at #FETC is YOU. - Adam Bellow Dr. James Beeghley @beeghleytech “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  12. 12. Learning is about people and communities that believe in the value of education and the pursuit of making the world a better place. Tim Yocum @Tim_Yocum “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  13. 13. It is ok to fail, when a community of people believes in kids, great things happen! - Leland Melvin Jennifer Womble @JenWomble “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  14. 14. Want to catch up on ALL the presentations from FETC? We’ve compiled a list of 50+ sessions IMAGINEEASY.COM View a list of 50 session slides from FETC
  15. 15. There's is so much pressure on kids to succeed, we need to let them to know failure isn't the end. - Leland Melvin Georgia Omer @georgiaomer “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  16. 16. Anything we do can be a teaching moment. - Leland Melvin Christina Liu @christinalaoshi “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  17. 17. The only reason this was possible was because I had a community who believed in me. Nancy White @nancyw “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  18. 18. Having a community that believes in you can help you live your dreams. - Leland Melvin Christine Baker @CMBPensacola “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  19. 19. Everyone who changes the world was once a little kid in a classroom making mistakes. Samantha Murray @samanthahmurray “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  20. 20. Without the right teachers, you can have students with really cool tools who aren't learning anything. Ruth Okoye @moreruckus2 “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  21. 21. ‘Tasks before apps.’ Think of what tools meet needs of learners. - Monica Burns Bryn Hafemeister @eCeleratedLearn “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  22. 22. We recorded our demonstration of Scholar at FETC on Periscope. Check it out below! IMAGINEEASY.COM View the demo of Scholar
  23. 23. We want places for parents and students to be hanging out, geeking out, and messing around. Make our maker spaces open to families. Jeanine Gottko @JeanineGottko “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  24. 24. With any technology integration, don't just do it to do it. Focus on your learning target. #AugmentedReality Bryn Hafemeister @eCeleratedLearn “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  25. 25. When you get out in the world, you learn that there are lots of kinds of smart. Must change our def. of success in schools. - Sylvia LibowMartinez Rachel Thompson @RachelT_ASD “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  26. 26. When you have honest convos with Students & act on their suggestions amazing things can happen in your school! - Eric Sheninger Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  27. 27. "Technology connects students with the outside world." - Sean McComb FETC @fetc “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  28. 28. There are no apps to fix the real EduProblems. Adam Bellow @AdamBellow “ ”Retweet This Quote IMAGINEEASY.COM Tweeted by:
  29. 29. ABOUT
  30. 30. We are Imagine Easy Solutions Imagine Easy Solutions provides tools to instruct, assess and help students apply reading and writing skills. They are built to prepare students for college and career readiness, and designed to support teachers and administrators. Imagine Easy Scholar Our flagship close reading and writing platform, Scholar empowers students with digital annotation and notebook tools, enabling them to become better readers and writers. Scholar gives teachers and administrators unprecedented insight into students’ work in real time through shared assignments and analytics. Imagine Easy Academy Imagine Easy Academy is a web-based solution that teaches discipline-specific literacy skills. Modules build the reading and writing skills unique to each subject that are critical for student success in college and careers. With comprehensive assessments and powerful analytics, administrators and educators can see the progress of students’ mastery of each skill and personalize instruction to ensure student growth. IMAGINEEASY.COM

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