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

Kleinspiration

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.

Preparing Audience-Sensitive Presentations and Workshops

ProfHacker

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 recently co-facilitated a workshop for African participants.

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Power Up the Collaborative Writing Process with a Writing Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

A digital writing workshop can provide students with opportunities to become active participants in their own learning. Managing a Digital Writing Workshop. This Digital Writing Workshop is designed to avoid classroom chaos through the use of two separate grouping strategies.

7 Ways To Sabotage Meetings

The Innovative Educator

When you want to get a project done it is imperative that when working with others you understand what elements lead to a high performing team as well as understand the strategies required to make meetings effective.

One teacher’s 5 secrets for a fantastic math workshop

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Today, I’ve invited Meg from The Teacher Studio to share how she runs math workshop in her classroom. Over the years, I have had many people ask me to blog more about my math workshop. Why do math workshop, anyway? How can I set the tone for math workshop?

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What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting

Educator Innovator

Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing at the 2016 NWP Annual Meeting. We started out with an introduction for each expert presenter (here is our slidedeck with presenter info and resources we referred to during the session.) Other Workshop Leaders: Buffy Hamilton , Title I Writing teacher, former librarian; Atlanta, GA.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources.

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The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. Because of social networking and the opportunities to connect at conferences and workshops, I''ve made some incredible friends.

Enhance Writing by Building Vocabulary

Kleinspiration

We began jotting down these interesting words onto anchor charts; however, we weren''t always able to reference each word, and our paper became crowded. I never worry about meeting the needs of my struggling students - they always receive my support.

Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Community providers, such as the University AME Zion Church (UAMEZ) in Palo Alto, California, understand that digital literacy development, like any learning, starts with building trust in the community and meeting learners where they are.

Creating Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessment to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

No matter the approach, schools often struggle to find the perfect technology that will meet the needs of their students and help them achieve their academic goals. This meant I attended occasional meetings with my regional technology specialist and other regional TTLs. At one of these meetings, myself and 15 TTLs were given a surprise “gift” of an iPod Touch.

Research Schools: What are they and how do they work?

The CoolCatTeacher

How a “Kids Deserve It T-Shirt” at ISTE 2017 caused a chance meeting. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Aaron Marvel @AaronMarvelEDU , and this is an example of an awesome meeting. Meet the “Educational Engineer”.

From Practice to Paper: How #IntentiontheBook was Born

EdTechTeam

We had some success with a student collaboration we called “remash” - a kind of poetry meets visual thinking remix project. It’s about authenticity, and work that matters - something we refer to as “no dumpster projects”.

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

She also uses this for professional development for teachers when she’s preparing to meet them on-site. You could then turn and go on to respond and say, “Teryl, it’s so nice to meet you.

7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Next Generation Science Standards. So let’s say that I’m in a workshop, and I’m taking notes in Evernote. As I’m taking notes, I think of some things that I want to do, following that workshop.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

to investigate frames of reference. Training and Workshops. This includes videos, free live online training, customized webinars, and onsite workshops. They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs. Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math. They teach students how to think critically and solve evidence-based problems.

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Motivating Struggling Learners in Summer School and in Class Everyday

The CoolCatTeacher

We need to get to know them so that we can meet those needs. It’s when I do workshops teachers’ favorite ideas. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

With @ClassDojo - Go Paperless, Reach Common Core Standards, & Enhance Engagement!

Kleinspiration

After our Skype meeting, I could tell there was HUGE potential in what he was about to launch. Sam and I had several meetings, phone conversations, and even hung out at various conferences. Then, we hand these charts and reference them as needed.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

It turns out it’s actually a great place that educators meet and share what they’re doing in their classrooms. I could go in the airport and tweet out, “Hey, I’m in the Atlanta Airport, and then other friends would see it immediately, and we could meet up, and chat and have lunch.

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A Special Letter To Teachers… From Santa!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, please take just a moment to share this letter by providing a retweet, and feel to copy and distribute (please give the reference). Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I would enjoy meeting you!

Sparking Deeper Learning Through Authentic, Real-World Experiences

EdTechTeacher

One of the “Four Big Shifts” that Scott McLeod references is the need for authentic work. During a recent MAPLE Masterclass that included district teams from across Massachusetts, Mehta reiterated this concept throughout the workshop. Part 2 of the Deeper Learning Series.

10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Please either sign up or stop by to say hello as I provide a workshop on going beyond the textbook.

Easy Paperless Contact Logs

The CoolCatTeacher

That way if a parent calls me back, I can refer to those and also it helps me when I write something down to follow through. and to have that to reference. And parents don’t remember, so it’s good to reference back. Face to face meetings versus phone calls.

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IT Coaches Leading Change in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I really do build classroom cohort so that we meet outside of the classroom as groups where we can really collaborate together and plan together. Deb has appeared as a guest on the Meet Education Project Podcast and in a segment for PBS RI Classrooms.

A Special Letter From Santa … Why Teachers Must Be Magic!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, please take just a moment to share this letter by providing a retweet, and feel to copy and distribute (please give the reference). Perhaps you might even attend my session or workshops. Workshop: Beyond the Device: Technology to Support Standards and Authentic Learning.

Professional Learning School Leaders Need and Deserve

A Principal's Reflections

If in-district professional development wasn''t bad enough, I also attended my fair share of workshops and conferences that were a complete waste of time. I attended many of these events just to meet the required hours of professional development.

Part 1: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. With this in mind, I would like to refer to “Formative Assessment” as “Formative Learning”.

Pt 1: Project Based Learning … 5 Misconceptions: Plus… 5 Resources to Raise the PBL Bar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In fact, you might want to learn more about my affordable One day Splash and Two Day Extensive PBL Workshop. I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I would enjoy meeting you! PBL Splash A Look at Project Based Learning (1/2 day Workshop).

Part One: Going Beyond SAMR… 5 Ideas

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also remember you can book me for a conference or your school district with workshops that are informative, engaging, and practical. I have three pre-conference workshops that you may want to register for. This is often referred to as teaching above… or below… the line.

10 Strategies to Improve Instructional Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Instructional leadership was a routine part of the job along with the budget, master schedule, curriculum development, meetings, email, phone calls, and many other duties. I still vividly remember my early years as an assistant principal and principal.

Project Based Learning and the Flipped Classroom… A Great Combination!

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I big shout out to all of you I had a chance to meet at FETC 2018 in Orlando. Also, a big thank you to the over 400 that attended my workshops and sessions. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

14 Education Advancements in a Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

6 Ways to Learn Online with Kasey Bell this Summer!

Shake Up Learning

delivering keynotes, breakout sessions, and workshops. While I wish I could meet each one of you at a face-to-face event, I know it’s just not possible. The Dynamic Learning Workshop ($99). Enroll in the Dynamic Learning Workshop.