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ASCD Webinars (cost)

ASCD Webinars (cost)
Using Discussion to Inspire Writing February 25, 2016, 3:00 p.m. ET Join Terry Roberts, director of the National Paideia Center and co-author of The Better Writing Breakthrough, for a discussion of how to use formal classroom discussion to inspire student writing that is more clear, coherent, and sophisticated. In particular, Roberts will show you how to use Socratic Seminar Dialogue to help students generate both new ideas and language with which to express those ideas in their writing. The focus of this webinar will be the practical pre-seminar content strategies that prepare students for both discussion of and writing about complex texts, as well as the post-seminar strategies that help students transition directly from talking to writing. These strategies include multiple, close readings of the text that prepare students for full participation in the seminar and detailed response to the writing task. Register

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EdTech Teacher Webinars 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. Back to School with Explain Everything Calendar of Events The Worldwide Calendar of Events includes links to conferences and events related to the field of English language education. Organizers are welcome to submit information about their conferences to be included in the list. The calendar is updated once a month. To receive the monthly TESOL Worldwide Calendar of Events by e-mail: Log into the web site Go to My Account at the top of the page. Select the tab for My Preferences.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers Online Learning Conference “This was the best mix of learning opportunities, networking and fun I have ever had at a conference. This experience will drive our training initiatives for years to come.” Training Leader, Enterprise Systems, Honeywell Security & Fire “As a beginner in e-Learning management, this conference was critical for my development. It has helped identify our office's need for a long term strategy and help prioritize our short term goals.” Cryptologic Training Manager, USAF

Webinars - International Baccalaureate® (cost) A webinar is an interactive online seminar and visual presentation. IB webinars are informative, interactive online sessions in which participants can deepen their understanding of a specific IB programme, throughout the year. Once you log into the event, you can ask questions of the presenter in real time and listen to other participants' comments and questions. You can join a webinar from your home, school or even your mobile phone. Listen to a webinar held by the IB titled ‘DP literature: individual oral commentary and discussion’.

Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group Together with IATEFL / LASIG, the Applied Linguistics-Didactics Section of the Dept. of Anglophone Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen will host a one-day conference on autonomy in language learning. Reforming the foreign language classroom – empowering students to take ownership 23 November 2018 Call for Papers/ Posters: April 1st – June 15th, 2018 (Expired) We would like you to join us for our kick-off event on how to reform language learning and teaching for the 21st century.

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have The above image is 8.5×11″ so you can print it out. PDF is available here . There’s been a lot of talk about 21st century learners, 21st century teachers, and connected classrooms. The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator? It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good place to start. In the spirit of community, collaboration and information sharing, EdTech: Focus on K–12 has rounded up 50 ed-tech blogs that we deem must-reads for the K–12 community.

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