15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

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To Organize and Blend Teacher Workshop Assignments. Google Classroom is a great way to organize your face-to-face teacher workshop materials and assignments. As a coach, it can be challenging to keep those communication lines open with your teachers and meet all of their needs.

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A 2014 study conducted for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation found many teachers felt learning in a seminar or workshop — what is commonly referred to as the “sit ‘n’ get” model of professional development — didn’t work for them. Gamification of classes.

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Meeting this challenge is a huge task. Most districts don’t have funding to send teachers to national conferences, or to host keynote speakers, but instead have found ways to revamp the look of Professional Learning to meet the needs of their staff in non-traditional ways.

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Recently, we discussed creating a common vision for a school model that meets the needs of the whole learner and mentioned that we'd be tackling this very problem at Fusion 2018 in October. There may be no better example of meeting students where they are than Arnold’s gamification of the learning process.

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Michael Matera, a 6th grade world history teacher in Milwaukee, used his expertise in gamification to write a top selling book, Explore Like a Pirate. I’m the gamification guy,' come talk to me. We partner with over 75 organizations to ensure our students have internship options that meets their needs. Michael Matera— 6th grade world history teacher with expertise in gamification and author of Explore Like a Pirate.

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Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown’s gamification features, social motivation and engaging lessons and challenges. Teachers and administrators are empowered with tools that meet the needs of everyone for any sized school.

#ICE18: Rushton Hurley Discusses Tactics for Leading a Digital Media Revolution

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I recommend that leaders use meeting time to gather what I simply call "cool stuff" as a way of filling the conversational void complainers seek to occupy. HURLEY: I've seen leaders give teachers time in meetings to explore rather than endure the hazing ritual of announcements that could have been sent in an email. I've seen PD programs designed around gamification strategies that give teachers room to try things they might not have tried otherwise.

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CLEARONE COLLABORATE SPACE ( www.clearone.com ) ClearOne unveiled COLLABORATE Space, a video collaboration app that connects hundreds of users joining from any device, anytime, and anywhere, and includes messaging, calling, and meeting functions.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues. Preconference workshop.