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A great resource.
Removing Shared Google Folders Can be Bad!

Removing a shared file is pretty straight forward - I remove it from My Drive but it should remain on the owner's drive. However, if someone share's a folder with your and you delete the file, it will go missing from EVERYONE's drive.

http://goo.gl/DK2V6E

Have you run into this and how do you handle it?

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Last month Google announced Education on Air—the free online conference for educators May 8-9. As of this week you can now check out the full schedule of sessions- I think many will interest you and your team. I'll be taking part as a speaker on day 2 of the event.

Find ones you like and add them to your calendar.

Sessions include:

"Effective professional development for 1:1 Chromebooks"
“Using Google tools to break borders and build global citizens” 
“Bring CS First, a free computer science program, to your students”
"It's all about students- student tech support programs"
“Bringing the maker movement to your classroom”
"Building your personal learning network (PLN)" - mine!

Register today on the website or learn more in the +Google for Education  blog post.

Opportunity from Sharp's AV: Become a SMART Certified Trainer

Attend a 3 day SMART CERTIFIED TRAINER CERTIFICATION program with one of Sharp's AV's education experts and get certified to train people on the use of SMART Board Interactive whiteboards and SMART Notebook software.

Dates: May 4, 5, & 6, 2015
Location: Sharp's Audio Visual (3636 7th Street SE)
Cost: Special one-time offer of $499 for the first 3 CBE registrants (Early bird price until April 15: $1195; Regular price $1795)

Please contact me for more details or if you would like to register tmemann@cbe.ab.ca 

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New CBEILT Blog Post
Design Thinking Summer Institute: Langevin Science School
How might we use instructional design to create effective, engaging and multi-disciplinary learning opportunities for our students?

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Interested in learning more about iPads in the classroom? Join free #edtechopen "Must Have Apps for Educators" with +Steve Clark April 10-15
Sign up via link below

Are you using SMART Response clickers in your #yycbe classroom? If so, SMART is interested in hearing from you about what is working, what isn't, what features you would like to see, etc. If you are interested in finding out more or would like to give your feedback, please let me know in the comments below. Thanks!

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IDEAS Conference April 30 - May 1, 2015 at U of C
"The mandate of this conference is to study innovative teaching and leading practices that support student intellectual engagement in K-12 and post secondary. This conference brings together innovators, designers and researchers who rise to the challenge of designing responsive pedagogies."

Early bird registration ends March 31 at midnight.

There are many great networks out there that teachers are a part of. Some of them are virtual and exist in blogs, twitter chats and discussion forums, while others are face to face.  Some are structured and some are fluid and flexible. 

We know of some of these networks, but would love to shine a light on some of the ones we don't know about. Please feel free to send me an email or reply here if you would like to share a network with others as we try to help connect some of the great work that is happening across the CBE, the province and the world.

February 21, 2015
Great News! The technical difficulties that CORE was experiencing have been fully resolved. Thanks for your patience. Check out the wealth of digital learning resources at www.albertacore.ca 
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