Free Webinar: 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers), Monica Burns (Class Tech Tips), and I will be hosting a free webinar with Kids Discover Online on October 3 from 4:30-5:30 pm Eastern Time. In this webinar, we’ll cover: What is inquiry-based learning? What research points to the need for inquiry-based learning? Simple ways to get started with inquiry-based learning in the classroom. The sponsor of this webinar is Kids Discover Online.

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How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The last few weeks of school can be the hardest – even in a face to face classroom. Today, Mary Howard, a sixth-grade science teacher in New York, talks about how we can engage kids in distance learning. These are not easy times to teach but they are important times to teach. I’m here with you as you work to engage your students. We have to persist and finish well.

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PBLWorks Hosts Webinar Series on How to Facilitate PBL (Project Based Learning) Online

Educational Technology Guy

PBLWorks Hosts Webinar Series on How to Facilitate PBL Online Free webinar series this spring to guide educators through distance learning with Gold Standard Project Based Learning PBL Works, part of the Buck Institute for Education, is hosting a free webinar series on how to facilitate PBL (Project Based Learning) online. To register, visit pblworks.org/free-webinars- pbl-online.

Free Webinar on Social-emotional Learning - May 7, 2020

Educational Technology Guy

Expert Shares Strategies to promote Social-emotional Learning and Character Development during School Closures in Upcoming Webinar May 7, 2020 webinar features Dr. Maurice Elias and is moderated by Dr. Sheryl Harmer The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the necessity of building character development and social-emotional skills in young children as they deal with the stresses of learning remotely. To register for the webinar, visit [link].

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) All of the nine topics that I like to teach begin with P: passwords, property, photographs, permissions, privacy, professionalism, permanence, and protection. I wrote about these in Reinventing Writing and in other articles.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’ll share the vocabulary I use for teaching programming, how I teach with Metaverse, and some new features that help us manage our classroom as students program in AR and share with each other. This is because Metaverse is simple and easy to use. Getting Started in Metaverse: Use this Metaverse Studio tour video to get started whenever you’re ready. If you want a longer teacher PD session, Luis recorded a Metaverse PD Webinar 2 weeks ago.

Upcoming Free Webinar on Best Practices on Delivering Special Education-Related Services Online

Educational Technology Guy

As the need for social distancing is prompting extended school closures across the country, school districts are considering new ways to keep students connected and engaged in school activities. the leading provider of live online special education-related services to K-12 schools, will host a free webinar for school districts looking to deliver these services via in-home teletherapy. To attend the upcoming webinar, register now.

Emotional Check-Ins in a Teaching Webinar

User Generated Education

I think this is even more imperative given the stress students are experiencing due to COVID19. The 10 to 15 minutes it takes is so worth the class time. Some of the benefits of emotional check-ins discussed in the Edutopia article, A Simple but Powerful Class Opening Activity , include: Students know that every voice matters: The emotional check-in gets every student’s voice into the room at the start of each class. Use the simple question, “How am I feeling?”

How To Book More School Tours

Hubbli

After many years of helping schools use our system to engage both enrolled and prospective parents, and especially after the last year since we launched our Enrollment Marketing service , I have identified what I believe to be the most prominent roadblock school directors are putting in front of themselves when trying to book more school tours with prospective parents. Here is a list of tactics any school can adopt to book more school tours.

How To "Amp Up" Your Traditional Lesson Planning in Today's Classrooms

Kleinspiration

If We Expect Students to Collaborate, Are WE Leading By Example? Granted, we (as educators) are pushing each other's thinking and offering ideas, but how are we taking our practice a step further and truly connecting with those who we collaborate with online? I recently shared about a great [New] resource to find content. In a follow up post, I share how you can use it for students and parents , too! To see our collection - click here !

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Library 2.0 December Webinar - "Performance Evaluations" + Safety Blog: "Visitor Policy" #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

series with Dr. Steve Albrecht OVERVIEW : We invite you to join us for a 60-minute webinar presented by Library 2.0 COST: $99/person - includes any-time access to the recording and the presentation slides. TO REGISTER: Click HERE.

How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Here are eight ways that administrators and school leaders can empower their faculty to successfully adopt technology in their curriculum. Using technology because it’s there, or because you’re “expected to” can be a path to failure. In his article, 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make with iPads (and how to Correct Them) , Tom Daccord argues that you should explore and examine your curriculum, learning objectives and goals, and pedagogical vision.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions. This is Google’s work structure for its employees, who are allowed to spend 20% of their time on projects they design and are interested in. The idea is that when people are allowed to work on things they care about, their motivation for the job as a whole will increase. So, I’ve invited AJ Juliani to share his observations. How often to hold Genius Hour.

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

Edsurge

Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Here is how we trained all the teachers in our school—St. Be thorough to make sure every teacher is on board.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. image—how to use them legally.

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Genius hour is a movement in schools that allows students to explore their own passions. This is Google’s work structure for its employees, who are allowed to spend 20% of their time on projects they design and are interested in. The idea is that when people are allowed to work on things they care about, their motivation for the job as a whole will increase. So, I’ve invited AJ Juliani to share his observations. How often to hold Genius Hour.

Surviving Testing:What to Do During and After

N2Y

Please join us as we present tools to help you keep students engaged and learning using n2y’s Total Solution on days of statewide testing. In this webinar you’ll learn how to: Proactively support behavior during and after testing, ensuring less anxiety for students. Use News‑2‑You ® articles and activities to engage learners in fun current events once testing is over. Presenters. Bryan Gold, Director of News‑2‑You.

FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home

Shake Up Learning

I have created hundreds of free resources, podcasts, videos, webinars, templates, and more during my 6+ years as a blogger. Click To Tweet. Below I have curated many different professional learning resources for teachers including, ebooks, podcasts, templates, articles, and more! I’ve got a ton of free ebooks to help you learn all kinds of stuff. Sorry, each of these does require you to fill out a form and check your email to get the download.

6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design!

Kleinspiration

6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design Back to school is always an exciting time filled with rich opportunities to learn and share with colleagues, grade level teams, and friends in your professional learning network. Because of the extremely busy time of year, this post will be short and to the point. You''ll have to be sure to check that out and submit your photos or video. I feel so lucky to have a career that I enjoy.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. How do you start?

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 We've added 30 minutes to the end of the event for optional viewing, during which we'll first hear from Dr. Christie Kaaland , author of Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery in School Libraries: Creating a Safe Haven, and then from Shauna Burkeen , the librarian at Marshall County High School who experienced a school shooting this past January with 52 students in the library. TO REGISTER: Click HERE.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Delivered digitally to you.

BWAD: How to be a Ninja Warrior Filter Fighter!

The Daring Librarian

How can we teach knowledge, discernment, and ethics without giving them a chance to make good choices and yes, sometimes mistakes? To raise awareness of the overly restrictive blocking of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools in schools and school libraries, AASL designates one day during Banned Books Week as Banned Websites Awareness Day. The Freedom to Read Foundation and the ACLU are also supporters." Life is not filtered.

Library 2.0 Webinar - Coaching Skills for Library Managers and Supervisors: Getting Better Performance and Behavior From Your Employees One Meeting at a Time

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a 60-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0 TO REGISTER, click HERE and then on the JOIN WEBINAR button to the top right. (If If you are not already, you will first need to be a free member of Library 2.0 COST: $75 /person - includes access to the live session as well as the recording, access to the attendee discussion forum, and a certificate of attendance. You can use coaching to get these results.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Want to request a class?

FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home

Shake Up Learning

I have created hundreds of free resources, podcasts, videos, webinars, templates, and more during my 6+ years as a blogger. Click To Tweet. Below I have curated many different professional learning resources for teachers including, ebooks, podcasts, templates, articles, and more! I’ve got a ton of free ebooks to help you learn all kinds of stuff. Sorry, each of these does require you to fill out a form and check your email to get the download.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. 8 webinars. How do you use it.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Want to request a class?

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. 8 webinars. How do you use it.

Hour of Code–Is it the right choice?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Live webinar last year on rolling out the Hour of Code in the classroom. There were so many great things about that webinar, but one I’ll share today is why teachers DON’T participate in Hour of Code. Here are what the webinar participants said: How about you? Stay tuned for these Hour of Code articles on how to present coding in your classroom: Hour of Code: What is it? 10 Projects to Kickstart Hour of Code (November 17th).

PBLWorks Creates New Free Web Resource for Educators to Facilitate Project Based Learning Remotely

Educational Technology Guy

PBLWorks, the leading provider of professional development for high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL), has created a resource site to provide teachers with ideas, examples, and tools to facilitate PBL remotely. “We We know that during this uncertain time, educators have a pressing need to find solutions to keep students connected and engaged,” said Bob Lenz, CEO of PBLWorks. PBLWorks will continue to add to and update this resource as the need continues.

Resources You Need During Covid-19

Ask a Tech Teacher

My inbox–probably yours, too–is flooded with suggestions, how-tos, and don’t-do’s, on teaching online as a strategy for dealing with Covid-19. Below is a short curation of the most useful articles, links, resources, and webinars to help you through this challenging environment: Online articles: Resources, tips and more for remote and e-learning (teaching online) — from Educational Technology Guy. 7 Ways to Keep Teaching.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core State Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. 8 webinars. How do you use it.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. How do you use it.