EdTechTeacher offers free, live webinars throughout the school year aimed at helping educators integrate technology effectively in the classroom. This is a great opportunity learn something new as well as to network with other teachers from across the country and around the world. We hope that you will join us online for our next event.
Spring 2013 Webinars
Come join us online for these FREE, live events! This spring, we have an amazing line up of guest speakers in addition to Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland from the EdTechTeacher team.
- March 7th at 6:00 pm EST: Has digital killed the written word? A writer’s journey into the wilderness of digital storytelling with Fitz & Becca Cahall
Join guests Fitz & Becca Cahall - creators of the Dirt Bag Diaries podcast series, The Season,The Gimp Monkeys, and more - as they describe how their storytelling has evolved with technology and prove that video can me more than "Cat Videos and the Harlem Shake."
- April 2nd at 4:00 pm EST: The Flipped Mobile Classroom with Greg Kulowiec & Beth Holland
EdTechTeacher's Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland will explore the role of mobile devices in a Flipped Classroom. In this session, they will look at how flipping with iPad and other mobile devices can simplify the process of creating custom course content and provide students with a number of ways to demonstrate their understanding of those learning objects. The workshop will focus on strategies, tools, assessment, and examples of a flipped learning environment.
- April 16th at 5:00 pm EST: Chrome As.... Leveraging Chromebooks & the Chrome Browser to Support Student Learning with Greg Kulowiec & Beth Holland
Over a year ago, EdTechTeacher's Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland launched iPad As... This web page, modeled after Great Web Tools, presents apps organized by learning objectives. In light of the explosion of Chromebooks, they have started to develop Chrome As... an exploration of tools and extensions that run on Chromebooks and in the Chrome browser to support student learning. If you run Chrome on any device, this session will give you new tools and resources to use with your students.
- April 25th at 4:00 pm EST: One Lesson - All Learners, Differentiating with Technology with Tracy Sockalosky & Beth Holland
How can technology be used to meet the varying needs of all learners? As a preview of their Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Creating Rich Curricula for ALL Students summer workshop, EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland and guest instructor, Tracy Sockalosky, will present example lessons that demonstrate how technology can be used to simultaneously remediate, differentiate, and enrich to meet students' learning needs.
- April 30th at 5:00 pm EST: Wikipedia - bane or blessing? with Carla Beard
"Anyone can edit it, so it's not a reliable resource," say some teachers as they ban Wikipedia from student research. But studies have shown its contents to be almost as reliable as one of the most carefully edited print encyclopedias in the world. Help your students understand the process that builds this popular information source so they can use it effectively. Explore its strengths and weaknesses, and become acquainted with sister sites WikiBooks, WikiQuotes, and WikiSource. Come join Carla Beard of Web English Teacher, veteran educator and instructor of Teaching English with Technology, for this discussion.
- May 9th at 4:00 pm EST: Empowering Learners in the Elementary Classroom with Suzy Brooks & Beth Holland
Whether working with 1:1 devices or trying to maximize limited technology resources, teachers have to be creative and flexible - especially with younger students. Come hear both simple and advanced ways to integrate technology into your elementary classroom. Suzy Brooks, award-winning 3rd grade teacher, will be hosted by EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland for this session as a prelude to the Teaching the Elementary Grades summer workshops in Chicago and at Harvard.
- May 14th at 7:00 pm EST: Computational Thinking Before Programming: The What, Why and How of a Necessary New Age Skill in K-12 with Shuchi Grover NEW Date & Time
What is computational thinking? Why is it important? Why is it as, if not more, important than children learning to code? What does it entail? This webinar will take the audience through all of these questions with the hope that all K-12 teachers (and not just those in charge of technology) will take up the cudgels to make this a part of their students' school learning. EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland will host guest Shuchi Grover - Stanford doctoral candidate and one of the creators of SmartBean for this one-hour discussion.
- May 21st at 4:00 pm EST: Digital Storytelling & Multimedia Projects with Sam Morra NEW!
Digital stories take students beyond traditional assignments while learning 21st century skills of creating, communicating and collaborating. Students become creators of content, rather than just consumers, by weaving images, music, text, and voice together. These digital stories can be created in all content areas and at all grade levels.
Spring Webinar Registration
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We record all of our live webinars using Blackboard Collaborate. These recordings will allow you to experience not only the presentations but also the dialog in the chat window. Enjoy!
Spring 2013 Webinars
- Computational Thinking Before Programming: The What, Why and How of a Necessary New Age Skill for K-12 with Shuchi Grover (5/14): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- Empowering Elementary Learners with Suzy Brooks (5/9): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- Wikipedia: Bane or Blessing with Carla Beard (4/30): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- One Lesson - All Learners, Differentiating with Technology (4/25): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- Chrome As.... Leveraging Chromebooks & the Chrome Browser to Support Student Learning (4/16): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- The Flipped Mobile Classroom (4/2): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
- Has digital killed the written word? A writer’s journey into the wilderness of digital storytelling with Fitz Cahall (3/7): Presentation Slides & Recording Link
Winter 2013 Webinars
- Explain Everything: iPad Screencasting and More with Reshan Richards (2/28): Presentation Slides, Resource Web Site, & Recording Link
- Capturing, Sharing, & Resolving Perplexity with Dan Meyer (2/12): Videos & Keynote and Webinar Recording Link
- 21st Century School Leadership (2/5: Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- Creating a Curriculum Based on Communication, Collaboration, & Reflection (1/24): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- Evolving Technology Use in the Classroom (1/17): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
Fall 2012 Webinars
- Realities of a 1:1 Classroom (10/18): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- Creating Centers of Learning with iPads (10/4): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- iPad Workflow (9/18): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- The App Backpack (9/6): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
- The Flipped iPad Classroom (8/30): Presentation Slides and Webinar Recording Link
Winter-Spring 2012 Webinars
- Leveraging iPads, Laptops, & other Digital Tools to Differentiate Learning and Teaching with Tracy Sockalosky & Beth Holland (5/10)
- iPads, eBooks, & iBooks Author with Greg Kulowiec & Beth Holland (5/3)
- Building a Community of Readers with Carla Beard (4/26)
- Primary Sources 2.0 with Greg Kulowiec (4/19)
- Kenneth C. Davis webinar (3/29)
- Teaching Physics with Technology with David Strasburger (3/28)
- Technologies, Foreign Languages, & 21st Century Fluencies with Erin McCloskey (3/22/2012)
- Teaching Teachers with Technology: 10 Years of Tips & Secrets (3/8/2012)
- Teaching K-4 with Technology with Suzy Brooks (2/29/2012)
- Where Does It Live: Building Systems And Structures Around What You Believe with Chris Lehmann (2/23/2012)
- Best Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers with Richard Byrne (2/9/2012)
- iPads in the Classroom: Part 2 - Responding & Learning (2/8/2012)
- iPads in the Classroom: Part 1 - Creating & Reading (1/31/2012)
- Passion-Driven Learning with Angela Maiers (1/26/2012)
- 21st Century School Leadership: Connecting Technology to Learning Goals (1/19/2012)
Fall 2011 Webinars
- Making 1-1 Work for 21st Century Learning - Assessing 21st Century Learning (12/20/2011)
- Making 1-1 Work for 21st Century Learning - Curriculum and Open Education Resources (11/15/2011)
- Making 1-1 Work for 21st Century Learning - Parent/Family Involvement And Support (10/18/2011)