Fall 2015 – Back to School Series
In August and September, we hosted a new “Back to School with EdTechTeacher” series. Each week, we will feature a different tool or concept that we love to use in our classrooms. These posts will provide a compilation of blog posts, tutorials, and live conversation with our instructors as well as guest experts.
Spring 2015 – Creativity, Community, & Cloud
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Winter 2014-2015 – Coding, Collaborating, and Curriculum
Connected Educators Month October 2014
- October 7th- Connected K-6 Educators: Supporting Openly Networked Learning (8pm EST) What does “Connected Learning” look like with younger learners? What are the benefits of inter-classroom collaboration, and what are some strategies to make ‘breaking down the classroom walls’ a manageable reality? Speakers: Beth Holland, Kristen Wideen, Suzy Brooks, and Ben Schersten.
- October 14th- Connected Parents: Encouraging Peer-Supported Learning (8pm EST) Learning can be more powerful when in tandem with like-minded mentors and peers. What do parents need to know in order to feel secure in supporting online (and offline) peer-supported learning? Speakers: Patrick Larkin and Tanya Avrith
- October 21st- Connected Administrators: Fostering Learning That Leads to Opportunities (8pm EST) Innovative practitioners need to feel it’s ‘safe’ to promote digital media-heavy, production-centered learning. What can learning environment administrators do to better support these efforts? Speakers: Tom Daccord, Jean Tower, Craig Badura
- October 28th- Connected Curriculum: Promoting Interest-Powered Learning (8pm EST) Hear how educational practitioners are successfully adapting the principles and values of Connected Learning into their daily educational practice. Speakers: Shawn McCusker, Lisa Johnson, Kim Douillard, and Jo Paraiso