Have you been thinking about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)? Are you ready to learn more? In this webinar, Rachelle Wooten provided a primer on BYOD, including digital tool recommendations, classroom management tips, lesson planning, and teaching tips.
No one has time for another ‘technology’ project. You need lessons that cover your curriculum, incorporate technology and allow students to unleash their creativity. In this webinar, Aimee Bartis shared a framework that will help you plan awesome, creative, and tech-infused lessons. Attendees learned about how to use Shutterfly’s free Photo Story App for the iPad to fuse your content with the ISTE Standards for Students on Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration, and Critical Thinking.
Attendees of this webinar learned about the Visual Immersion Program by exploring its core beliefs: the 7 functions of communication, foundational tools, emerging familiarity, and emergent understanding. Participants learned about assistive technology tools, including low-tech versus high-tech, foundational apps/devices, emerging familiarity apps/devices, and emergent understanding apps/devices.
What can apps teach you about leadership? It may not be what you expect! In this webinar, Jeff Mao explored leadership at multiple levels and from multiple perspectives.
In this webinar, university Adjunct Instructor Shannon Holden showed teachers how to leverage the power of Google Hangouts to provide “anytime – anywhere” learning and student collaboration.
Waiting until learning is complete to correct gaps or misconceptions can sometimes be too late. Changing instruction in the moment as a response to how and what students are learning is the key to ensuring that all students succeed. In this webinar, Steven W. Anderson, explored looking at the formative assessment process through a technology lens and most importantly, how school leaders can use this data to make effective decisions.
In this webinar, Michelle Luhtala shared apps that change the way students and teachers think about learning. Michelle featured apps that promote essential 21st century learning skills – creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. This presentation is ideal for K-12 school librarians, classroom teachers, curriculum leaders, and administrators using iOS, Droid, or Chrome.
Pinterest has become one of the best ways to find and share resources for teachers. In this webinar, “Pinfluencer” Kim Vij shared her pinning secrets for how to optimize your Pinterest account, and the tools that she uses to do it.
One great aspect of the “App Revolution” is that new apps are being developed for students and educators every day! View the webinar with middle school Assistant Principal Shannon Holden as he shows educators how to find and implement iPad apps that will take student learning to the next level.
In this webinar, “Cool Cat Teacher” Vicki Davis presented ways you can differentiate instruction in your K–12 classroom with technology. You’ll hear about integrating various types of technology—computers, smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, social media platforms, software applications, and the Internet—into daily classroom practices, as well as the management of a school.
What do you want to accomplish with the iPad? How do you sort through a million apps in the App Store and what should you look for? In this program, the focus was on 5 key skill areas that apps can help preschoolers, school age and adults participate in life activities working toward achieving more independence.
For school leaders it is important to understand not only how technology is being used in the classroom but how effective its use is. Steven W. Anderson lead an examination of how school and district leaders can evaluate the effectiveness of technology use in the classroom and where to turn when the user needs help. View the webinar to learn more about effective technology integration for your school or district.
Over the past few years, Skype has grown from a quirky platform with limited functionality to an excellent tool for students and educators alike! In this webinar, middle school Assistant Principal Shannon Holden showed teachers how to communicate and collaborate with educators around the world with Skype.
Feel overwhelmed? Pulled in too many directions? Supposed to be in more than one place at once? Try video instruction! In this webinar, educators shared their experiences with using video as an instructional tool. Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, covered software, organization, content, duration, and editing.
Schools across the United States have been integrating Google Drive into their instructional programs for years, and many report an increase in learning, collaboration, and FUN! University Adjunct Instructor Shannon Holden walked educators through the process of taking a classroom “paperless” with Google Drive.
In this webinar, Russell Gaskell and Matthew Dean focused on the instructional design elements used to leverage technology for extended learning, skill development and additional practice outside of the classroom.
In this webinar, middle school Assistant Principal Shannon Holden showed teachers how to use curation tools to find great lesson ideas, decorate the classroom, and stimulate learning and engagement among students.
With or without the Common Core, there is a renewed focus on inquiry in K-12 education. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in research skills, but they seldom have a clear understanding of how to grow their learning – how to shift from superficial, fact-finding overviews, to deep, targeted, and detailed evidence collection.
In this webinar, Education Technology Specialist Hanna Shekhter shared how she uses iPads, apps, and green screen paint to help students create interactive videos. These videos help students learn social studies, foreign languages, and even take virtual field trips. Hanna also shared her favorite… read more →
In this webinar, tech instructor Shannon Holden revealed two excellent online collaboration tools that give educators the privacy and control they need! The sharing of ideas online is a great way to extend the learning process outside the four walls of the classroom.
With the right tools, you can say goodbye to mindless worksheets and hello to engaged students who can’t wait to get to class! In this webinar, Rachel Langenhorst, K–12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach, shared sites and tips for best practices in integration across grade levels. In this webinar, Rachel shared resources for student progress monitoring and alignment to the Common Core State Standards.
One of the latest trends in edtech is “app smashing,” but what is it? App smashing is the process of using – or “smashing” – different apps together to complete tasks and create rich student projects. App smashing can help maximize the potential of digital tools by combining their features and functions. It can include combining apps for the process of research, note-taking, synthesizing, media-making, and sharing. Students learn how apps can work together to create cool projects.
Having a concrete digital citizenship plan is critical for all stakeholders (students, teachers, administrators and parents) when rolling out devices. However, digital citizenship education is much more than teaching our students about appropriate use of technology. While there are valid concerns about how it is used, it is our responsibility as educators to embrace the medium and teach our students how to harness it in a positive and meaningful way.
This webinar was all about Flipagram! Flipagram is a relatively new app that enables users to make short videos about any subject by using selected Instagram photos. Almost all students are on Instagram, and this presentation covered how to use the app to help students learn.