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Mini-Lesson Examples and Mentor Text Ideas for Workshop!


Though I do have a block of time set aside for reading workshop and writing workshop, we often use the term ''workshop'' interchangably since they are both so closley connected in our classroom. In reading workshop, my learners are often inspired by a technique they notice in a story that compels them to revise their current piece of writing as soon as they finish a book.

Accidentally Creating a Digital Writing Workshop via @KleinErin on @Edutopia


To read more, be sure to click the link above and read about how our class naturally infused technology and other creative tools into our writing workshop. aurasma in writing digital writing digital writing workshop Edutopia iBooks nap National Writing Day national writing project writing workshop After all, I thought of my traditional lessons as being flashy enough.

Must Have Books for Reading Workshop!


Power Reading Workshop: a Step by Step Guide by Laura Candler This summer, my friend, Laura Candler , sent me her two most recent books on reading workshop. I was excited to receive these materials because we do reading workshop in my second grade class. I''ve been using the reading workshop model for the past four years. There are many resources I''ve used. How nice!

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An Introduction to Google Sites | A TeacherCast University Workshop


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Preparing Audience-Sensitive Presentations and Workshops


But when you are invited to present a keynote or facilitate a workshop to people you know little or nothing about, how do you ensure you are sufficiently sensitive to your audience? I can be giving a workshop on the same topic and I would do it completely differently to faculty at my institution vs other universities in Egypt. This kind of thing drives me nuts. You get my drift.

Turn Your Classroom into a Workshop to Engage Learners

Brilliant or Insane

If you think a classroom bereft of traditional tools like homework, bell work, worksheets and even grades sounds intriguing, you are ready to convert your classroom into a workshop setting, where learning will really soar. The post Turn Your Classroom into a Workshop to Engage Learners appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. PBL Strategy workshop Brilliant or Insane.

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Workshop responses: Incorporating students’ learning interests and passions

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are some data from a workshop I did with 80 educators… What would this look like in your school? What could / should it look like? Here are some more positive comments from the participants: We enjoy celebrating out of class interests and talents. It’s great to let students choose their own topics based on their own interests for assignments whenever possible. Related Posts.

How Do We Make Writing? Five Ways to Hack Your Writing Workshop

Brilliant or Insane

Writing workshop was my passion, and Nancie Atwell was my hero (well, she still is). Five Ways to Hack Your Writing Workshop appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Strategy #makewriting writing writing workshopBrilliant or Insane. In a different life, I was an English teacher. Naturally, I was thrilled when my principal tapped me to […].

Launching Writing Workshop: 25 Free #CCSS Lessons with Anchor Charts & Printables


25 Common Core Lessons to Launch your 2nd Grade Writer''s Workshop Fall is my favorite season for several reasons. I was so excited to attend our grade level meeting yesterday because we had scheduled one of our favorite consultants to come and work with us to plan for writer''s workshop. Sandy Biondo is nothing short of amazing. There are 25 lessons in this unit.

The Maker Educator Workshop

User Generated Education

I am doing full day workshops on The Maker Educator both at ISTE 2016 and EduTECH in Australia. What follows is both the description-goals and an overview of the workshop’s learning activities. Workshop Description, Goals, and Outline. This workshop is designed for educators who are and want to integrate maker education into their instructional settings. Goals.

Facilitate a Writing Workshop Using Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I will be hosting a session at 11AM EDT to help teachers Facilitate a Writing Workshop Using Google Docs. Get resources On Saturday Nov ember 22nd, Simple K 12 is hosting a free Google Day of Learning designed to provide educators with The Best Google Tips for Your Classroom. Participants can enjoy a series of webinars throughout the day, starting at 10 AM EDT. Learn more and sign up

Free Online Event: Google Docs Writing Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

In this webinar, you will learn how to utilize the many features available in Google Docs to facilitate a digital writing workshop and maximize writing instruction in the 24/7 classroom. How would you like you like to improve your students'' writing skills along with their technology skills? Monitor student progress using the revision history feature. GAFE GoogleDocs #SK12 free webinar

Writer’s Workshop with Latino Mentor Texts


"Equal parts how-to and shopping list," teacher Any Estersohn says Ruth Culham's Dream Wakers will help any middle grades ELA or social studies teacher add more Latino voices and mentor texts – especially in classrooms with a writer's workshop teaching approach. Book Reviews Writing Amy Estersohn Conventions creative activities Cuban ELL Ideas Latino culture lessons mentor texts Mexican organization Ruth Culham Sentence Fluency Stenhouse voice word choice writer's workshop

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Free Google Docs Writing Workshop Webinar

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and Simple K-12 for " Facilitate a Writing Workshop Using Google Docs", a free webinar on on Wednesday, June 18th at 1:00 PM EDT. How would you like you like to improve your students'' writing skills along with their technology skills? Learn how to utilize the many features available in Google Docs to maximize digital writing instruction in the 24/7 classroom.

9 Writer’s Workshop Apps and Websites

Class Tech Tips

Are you teaching writer’s workshop or looking for resources for your ELA classroom? Technology tools can energize your writer’s workshop and prepare students for the digital world. From interactive concept maps to online publishing tools, there are a handful of fantastic websites and mobile… The post 9 Writer’s Workshop Apps and Websites appeared first on Class Tech Tips.

Free Chromebook Workshop!

The Electric Educator

Join me for a Free 3-hour workshop at Southfield Christian School in Southfield, Michigan. Workshop Details: Date: Monday, February 20, 2012 Time: 9am-12pm (doors open at 8:30am) Location: Southfield Christian School, 28650 Lahser Road, Southfield, MI 48034 Host: John Sowash, administrator at Southfield Christian School, Google Certified Teacher and Trainer. Interested in learning more about the Chromebook, Google''s brand new web-powered netbook? Visit [link] to reserve your seat! Agenda: Interact with Chromebooks in hands-on activities. Get pricing and ordering information.

Apple joining Hour of Code and offering free workshops! #edtech

iLearn Technology

During Computer Science Education week (December 8-14th) they will be hosting other workshops. Today Apple announced that it will be joining’ s “Hour of Code” movement by hosting a free one-hour introduction to the basics of computer programming at Apple stores on December 11. Pretty awesome! The resources Apple has listed are a fantastic way to get started.

3d printing and education: a workshop report

Bryan Alexander

Yesterday I and two others hosted a NERCOMP workshop on 3d printing for higher education. The large audience participated very actively, creating fun conversations and a lot of information-sharing about an emergent field. In this post I’ll sum up the day, based on our materials, my notes, and Twitter discussions. It’s also a snapshot of where 3d printing stands in mid-2015.

AR Explosion - A day using a Workshop Model with Augmented Reality

Two Guys and Some iPads

"Augmented Reality Explosion" - Using a Workshop Model and AR Brad Waid The other day I was talking with my class and I asked them "What Augmented Reality do we currently use in the classroom?" We use Aurasma to augment our Writer''s Workshop Composition Book!", "We''ve done book reviews with Aurasma", "We use "Fetch! We use ColAR for creative writing!" "We Lunch Rush for Math".and

8 Great Alternatives to Co-teaching Workshops


It can be a challenge to find time for co-teachers to attend a traditional workshop with their colleagues. Fortunately, workshops are not the only way to learn about effective co-teaching! Expert Anne Beninghof shares eight great time-saving alternatives.

IBM and Sesame Workshop Aim to Personalize Learning for Preschoolers

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan The new partnership will combine Sesame Street programming with Watson technology to reimagine early childhood education. Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Game-based Learning

Early Registration for February 2017 Flipped Class Online Workshop is OPEN


New Low Price for this 4 Week, Interactive, Collaborative Online Flipped Teaching and Learning Workshop! Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) Professional Development Workshops & Conferences #flipclass flipped classroom workshop flipped learning online professional development flipped learning workshopThanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

NearPod for Class/Workshop Polling


However, I use polling often in my classes and workshops I give to faculty, and I prefer NearPod. I give a workshop on technology-enhanced learning, and faculty consistently finish that workshop wanting to learn to use NearPod (and ignore all the other tools and pedagogies I mention in the workshop itself! It is by no means the only good tool with a free option (e.g.

Unique, Affordable, Convenient Flipped Classroom PD – The 4 Week Online Workshop


“The Workshop Exceeded my Expectations” This is my fourth year of running the 4 Week Online Flipped Classroom workshops. Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) Professional Development Workshops & Conferences flipped classroom online training most affordable flipped classroom training online flip class workshopIt’s been a lot of fun and hundreds of educators have taken. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Creating a Writers' Workshop in a Secondary Classroom


Photo credit: World Literature Today via flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Shelby Scoffield Literacy With the station rotation model, secondary students can focus on language arts skills such as analysis, structure, and academic writing while improving their overall writing quality

Math Workshop in Action: Strategies for Gr K-5


Nicki Newton's comprehensive book guides educators through setting up a Math Workshop, beginning with creating a community of learners in a math-rich classroom. Book Reviews mathematics best practices eye on education Linda Biondi math math workshop Nicki Newton Routledge strategies

Full Day Flipped Classroom Workshop, Friday, Oct. 16 in White Plains, NY


EmergingEdTech Founder Kelly Walsh will deliver a full day Flipped Classroom Workshop at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY on Friday October 16th, 2015. Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) Professional Development Workshops & Conferences flip class workshop NY white plainsCome Join Us! Overview This full. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Innovation academies, workshops, presentation topics, upcoming books, and more

Dangerously Irrelevant

I also updated my Presentation and Workshop Topics page. Some quick updates… I created a new Innovation Academies page to better describe that work. I love those opportunities when I have an ongoing, long-term engagement with a district’s leadership team! I decided to feature a dozen or so main keynote and session topics. And then I listed several dozen more possibilities after that!

One teacher’s 5 secrets for a fantastic math workshop

The Cornerstone Blog

Today, I’ve invited Meg from The Teacher Studio to share how she runs math workshop in her classroom. Meg has tons of practical, classroom-tested tips for math instruction on her website and is going to be launching a series of detailed posts about implementing math workshop, so make sure you’re following her to learn more! Why do math workshop, anyway? Trust.

Vernier hosting 34 data-collection workshops

eSchool News

Workshops provide educators with hands-on experience as they learn about new ways to integrate data-collection technologies into their curriculum. Starting in February, Vernier Software & Technology will host 34 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators learn how to use and integrate the latest data-collection technology into their curriculum.

Great, Affordable iPad, GAFE, & Flipped Class Workshops in Raleigh, NC on 11-12-15


Full Day and Half Day Workshops include iPad Management, Creating iPad Ready Learning Materials, Google Apps for Education (with an iPad focus) and More! Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) iPads and Other Tablet Devices Professional Development Workshops & Conferences flipped classroom professional development raleigh north carolina GAFE for ipad workshop ipad teaching educational workshops ipad teaching professional development north carolina NCOn Thursday, November 12th, the Franklin. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Can Digital Badges Help Encourage Professors to Take Teaching Workshops?

Wired Campus

A few colleges are trying a new incentive to get professors to participate in professional-development workshops: digital badges. Kent State University, for instance, is offering badges to professors who complete workshops on how to improve their online teaching, which are offered by Kent State Online. After all, who ever looks at a college transcript? Kelly.

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life


It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school. Elizabeth Little, who teaches middle school math and science, doesn’t know exactly which of the hands-on projects she introduced to her remedial math class turned the class around. How did this happen? To Little’s surprise, the students dove in. Meeting Standards.

Early Registration for Fall 4 Week Online Flipped Classroom Workshop is Open!


Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) Professional Development Workshops & Conferences affordable flipped classroom PD best flipped classroom online training flipped class online professional developmentCome Join This Popular Online Offering and Build (or Improve on) a Custom Plan to Flip Your Classroom! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam


On the fourth day of my visit, I led an all-staff professional development workshop. During the workshop, I was again reminded the power of Office Mix. In the workshop, teachers brought a PowerPoint they already had created for an instructional lesson. I first talked to department heads to get a sense of their needs. We focused on using Office Mix to create the flipped lesson.

Best Digital Tools for Writer's Workshop

My Paperless Classroom

This is the ISTE produced Video of the session thanks to the tech crew for recording and producing this! This is a full archive of my ISTE session in audio, slides, Wokka''s video introduction and tweets. I am so grateful to everyone who came to my session and shared in this conversation. pedagogy

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Infusing Grammar into the Writer’s Workshop


In the valuable book Infusing Grammar into the Writer's Workshop, Amy Benjamin and Barbara Golub make an effective team, says special ed teacher Marci Warboys. Book Reviews Grammar activities Amy Benjamin auditory patterning Barbara Golub elementary eye on education games grammar lesson plans Marci Warboys middle grades reading workshop Routledge theory writer's workshopBenjamin focuses on research and pedagogy and Golub provides detailed lesson plans and resources.