In this month’s TechTools webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Shannon Holden shared numerous techniques teachers are using to help students study at home using digital resources. He also discussed how using flashcard technology such as Quizlet and StudyBlue, allows students to study key concepts in their classes ON their mobile phone, iPod, laptop, or tablet!
In this webinar, persenter Shannon Holden talked about the use of digital portfolios by teachers and students to demonstrate learning. He discussed how digital portfolios are becoming more widely used in the classroom, as students are able to take charge of what they learn and how they present their learning to teachers and parents. Join Shannon Holden as he helps teachers utilize this great new way to get students excited about learning.
One resource that educators frequently overlook is the YouTube video editor. YouTube has really beefed up its video editor with tons of great features. Teachers can add polls, quizzes, and other interactive features to their videos to help them flip their lessons, link to other relevant digital content, or simply to increase student engagement.
What is Glogster? Presenter Shannon Holden explored the classroom tool in this webinar. He talked about ways to post videos, images, and audio and make virtual posters..
Wikispaces allow teachers to collaborate with students in an online environment. Presenter Shannon Holden discussed using Wikispaces in you classroom in this webinar. He a gave a in-depth tour of the tool and how you can use it in the classroom, and talked about ways to use Wikispaces securely.
In this webinar, presenter Jane Englert, Learning Designer and Technology Integrator at Ephrata High School in PA, discussed the role of a technology integrator. She talked about her job and what it entails, as well as how she ended up there.
Vodcasting is a new way of sharing ideas and lessons. Presenter Shannon Holden discussed the Video and Podcast hybrid in this webinar. He examined several Vodcasting platforms including SplashCast, Ustream.tv, Mogulus, and WizIQ, and shared which platform has the functionality, simplicity, and privacy to best meet student and teacher needs.
Is your school thinking of implementing a 1 to 1 device plan? 1 to 1 pioneer Michael Mason talked about his district’s digital education network or “Wolves D.E.N” in this webinar. Michael Mason, Superintendent of Reeds Spring School District, shared strategies and best practices for implementing a technology initiative.
In this Age of Information, teachers, students, and parents all seem to have the same complaint – the amount of knowledge and information available on the Internet is overwhelming, where do I begin? Instead of being paralyzed by the Infosphere, there are ways you can harness its power by organizing it into categories!
In today’s technology-driven times where teachers are expected to address the Common Core State Standards, finding helpful materials in textbooks can be a difficult task. Presenter Shannon Holden explored FREE resources available to teachers online in the form of digital textbooks in this webinar.
Most of us know there are apps for cooking, music, bumping, teaching, even dancing. What you may not know is that these same apps can be used for teaching students with Autism. Presenter Karina Barely, discussed the use of iPads and mobile devices as a learning tool for students on the Autism Spectrum in this webinar.
Presenter Shannon Holden explored these, and the many other parts of infographics in this webinar. Attendees were given an in depth look at infographics, as well as examples, images, and planning steps that made the seemingly complex subject as easy as do-re-mi. Shannon discussed the definition of an infographic, the different types, and even shared his preferred tool for building them.
In this lively session all about Twitter for teachers, participants learned how to effectively develop their skills and careers in 140 characters or less. The hour long session was full of great ideas and suggestions for any twitter user.
Now that the “Flipping” trend has turned into a full-fledged movement, teachers are adapting their teaching methods like never before, recording their lectures for at-home viewing, and dedicating class time for project-based learning and more personalized instruction.
Instagram is HUGE! This mobile social networking site is so huge that it is being called “The New Facebook” by technology insiders. In fact, many students are leaving Facebook for Instagram because they consider Facebook a site for “Old People.”
The “Flipping” phenomenon is sweeping the nation! Teachers are using these techniques to reach students like never before. Some teachers and administrators, however, are at the “I’ve heard of it, and I’m interested in learning more” stage of Flipping.
This webinar focused on how administrators can use Google Hangouts to network with peers, engage parents and the community, and support teachers with online professional development. Will Deyamport shared how you can practically and effectively use Google Hangouts as part of your school’s overall social media strategy.