Implementing Digital Citizenship-District-wide
Date: March 24, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Learn how to help your district integrate digital citizenship and create a positive school climate around media and technology.
This webinar is sponsored by edWeb.net
Supporting Educators with Implementing STEM along with the Common Core
Date: March 31, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
What types of professional development activities can support educators with understanding and implementing STEM initiatives along with the Common Core? Hear from a panel of leaders and educators who are working to support teachers with STEM and Common Core implementation. Webinar participants are encouraged to share ways that they are providing professional development for STEM and Common Core during this interactive webinar.
To log into this webinar, click on the ETLO Webinar Room link : http://go.edc.org/march31webinar (you may need to install blackboard collaborate launcher to view the webinar)
This webinar is sponsored by EdTech Leaders Online (ETLO)
AEAs on Air: Happy Birthday iPad!
Date: April 3, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Iowa's AEA technology integration consultants will be teaming up to provide a series of mini-webinars this year! These short sessions will run at various times throughout the day and will cover the topics around themes listed below. These Hangouts on Air will only be 10-20 minutes and run throughout the day. Visit the website to check out the hangout schedule! The hangouts will be recorded and posted on the page with resources so if you can't attend live you can always go back and watch later.
New Teacher Toolkit: Using Web 2.0 Tools to Support your Practice
Date: April 17, 2014
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
The first years of practice for teachers can be filled with great hope and exhilaration, as well as fatigue and anxiety. Without adequate support, new teachers often struggle through their early days, months, and years in the classroom. Beginning teachers need access to support so they can be empowered to use strategies to help them not just survive, but thrive in the classroom.
This webinar will present five tools that new teachers can easily use as they begin their first years of instructional focus in the classroom. We will pay particular attention to the emerging role that social media groups and global connections can play in supporting new teachers.
Whether you are a new teacher, coach or mentor to new teachers, this webinar has something for you.
Choosing the Right Learning Management System for Your School
Date: April 22, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
In case you didn’t know, your school needs to utilize a Learning Management System (LMS) to truly be considered a 21st Century learning environment. Join Shannon Holden as he shows educators how to save time and effort by putting coursework online for students and parents to access. He also will reveal an LMS that used to be expensive that is now FREE for teachers and administrators to use!
Finding a Safe Environment Where Your Students Can Blog
Date: May 20, 2014
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
A ton of research and anecdotal evidence exists that proves an increase in writing proficiency for students who write frequently. Blogging is a great way for students to write online – but teachers often are afraid to encourage students to blog due to privacy and safety concerns. Join New Teacher Coach Shannon Holden as he reveals several free (and secure) blogging platforms for students and teachers to use.