Today's Connected Learning Environment
Building explicit connections between student engagement, curriculum and technology remains a challenge for schools today. Today, more than ever, tools are available to support educators in their efforts to focus on these connections in a more efficient and effective way.
Join us as we uncover tools and best practices to develop a connected learning environment in today’s classrooms!
Upcoming Live Web Events
Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Creativity
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 3:00 p.m. Eastern
We know it’s necessary for students to experience creativity thinking in order to go deeper with their learning, but we also know there are many barriers to expressing and promoting creative thought in learning. Steven W. Anderson will examine the barriers to creativity in learning and will offer practical, real-world solutions to overcome them.
Webinar: Supercharge Your Assessments with a Little Creativity
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Eastern
What is the first thing you picture in your mind when you hear the word "assessment"? Does that image make you smile? What if you inject a small dose of creativity into assessment? Since assessment is just showing what you know and where you could use a little more help, are there options for adding in some creativity? Join Melissa Edwards to explore some ideas and possibilities to do just that!
Previously Recorded Sessions
Webinar: Peering Past the Pixie Dust of Technology
How do leaders evaluate effective use of technology in the classroom? What are the key strategies for coaching teachers towards high-quality integration of classroom technologies? And how can leaders be confident that the investment in technologies is not being wasted? Jill Hobson, former director of instructional technology, discusses classroom technology walk-throughs and how to use the data to drive improved teaching and learning.
Webinar: Amplifying Student Voices
We will look at the many ways we can easily connect our classrooms to the world and share student voices across the globe. Join Steven Anderson to learn how to make global connections for your students that are meaningful learning experiences.
Webinar: Making Connections That Matter
In this webinar, we look at the best sites, apps, tools and resources for taking your connected classroom to the next level. Join Steven Anderson for strategies and tactics for maximizing your students' learning experiences beyond your classroom walls.
Webinar: Designing Brain-Friendly Spaces for Blended Learning
International design consultant and classroom teacher Erin Klein will share creative ways you can organize your classroom and create unique spaces that are developmentally appropriate, personalized, and brain-friendly for today’s learners. We'll also discuss ways to embed technology within the curriculum to enhance current instructional practices and increase active engagement, while differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
Webinar: How to Bring MakerSpaces and STEM into Your Classroom
No matter what subject or grade you teach, you can integrate STEM and MakerSpace concepts into your curriculum. STEM teacher and technology integration specialist Amanda Dykes will share tools, sites, and apps you can use with all students.
Webinar: Making a Case for Three Digital-Age Skills
Join Jill Hobson to learn how leaders can foster teaching and learning environments where all students connect, share, grow, reflect and create utilizing future-ready skills and technologies.
Webinar: 27 Ways to Make This the Best Year Ever
Join Jennifer LaGarde as she shares 27 crowd-sourced ideas for creating effective learning spaces, using technology to empower student voice, nurturing your own instructional creativity, and making this the year that you bring the awesome each and every day!
Webinar: Why Formative Assessments Matter
In this webinar, Steven Anderson examines what formative assessments look like and how digital tools can enhance our ability to know what our students know.
Enjoy recordings of our 2013-2014 webinars at your convenience! Topics include personalized and collaborative learning, differentiation, assessment, one-to-one learning and more.
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