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Teach Elements Online Professional Development Courses

Teach Elements Online Professional Development Courses
Engaging eLearning courses for K–12 educators Explore 21st century learning concepts Intel Teach helps K–12 teachers of all subjects engage students with digital learning, including digital content, Web 2.0, social networking, and online tools and resources. Intel Teach professional development empowers teachers to integrate technology effectively into their existing curriculum, focusing on their students’ problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration, which are precisely the skills required in the high tech, networked society in which we live. Intel Teach Elements are free, just-in-time professional development courses that you can experience now, anytime, anywhere. This series of compelling courses provides deeper exploration of 21st century learning concepts. Learn more about the Intel Teach Elements series > Facilitate a Course Register for free course facilitation materials that you can integrate into your online or one-on-one professional development program.

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The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educators The Teacher Tap is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities. Check out the Project Overview for more information. For a more indepth look at these topics, go to our online courses including: STAR Ideas: Simple, Technology Application Resource Ideas How can I use technology applications in simple, yet powerful ways? The only software I have on my computer is Microsoft Office, how can I use this in my classroom? How can I create simple, motivating activities that will engage my students in learning? Inquiry-based learning Inquiry-based learning (also enquiry-based learning in British English)[1] starts by posing questions, problems or scenarios—rather than simply presenting established facts or portraying a smooth path to knowledge. The process is often assisted by a facilitator. Inquirers will identify and research issues and questions to develop their knowledge or solutions. Inquiry-based learning includes problem-based learning, and is generally used in small scale investigations and projects, as well as research.[2] History[edit]

Online Classes in Hobbies and Crafts It’s never too late to explore your creativity. Universal Class™ offers over 70 courses for crafters, hobbyists or for someone wanting to explore their creative talent. Online courses are an excellent way for just about anyone wanting to learn something new. In this category we offer courses for a wide range of interests. As you browse below you'll see traditional craft courses like one stroke painting, beading and calligraphy but you'll also notice a course on teaching a horse tricks (you really do need a horse for this one), or one on reading tea leaves, or how about blending oils in aromatherapy, and why not research your family history and take a genealogy course?

Free Online Professional Development for Teachers My sister, who is also a teacher, sent me these links that she used for obtaining continuing education clock hours for teacher license renewal. We are both from MN, so it may vary from State to State what you are able to use for your professional development hours. Free Online Professional Development for Teachers Curriculum Annenberg Weekly Reader

The Teacher's Guide To Twitter Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. Whatever skill level you may be, Twitter is downright fun and worth your time. So here’s a useful guide that we curated from Edudemic’s archives in an effort to put something together that was a bit easier to read than random blog posts. Experiential Learning & Experiential Education: Philosophy, theory, practice & resources Several authors (e.g., Kraft, 1991; Richards, 1977) have pointed out that experiential learning dates back beyond recorded history and remains pervasive in current society, whether formalized by educational institutions or occurring informally in day-to-day life. In this sense, experiential learning is not an alternative approach, but the most traditional and fundamental method of human learning. Ironically, the current perception of experiential education as different is probably less due to new developments in experiential learning than it is to the normalization of didactic teaching as the mainstream educational methodology. Since the 1950's there has been a growing focus in writings and research specifically on experiential learning. Major sources for such material related to experiential learning in the outdoors are journals, conferences, books (e.g., edited texts that focus on current thinking in experiential learning such as Boud, et al., 1993; Weil & McGill, 1989), and websites.

Learn Biology Online For Free with our Huge Collection of Open Courses If you’ve always been interested to learn more about nature and the diversity of life, you can now Learn Biology Online for Free! Free Biology courses are easy to find yet some of the ones you find may not be worth your time. We’ve put together a list of Biology courses from well-respected institutions such as John Hopkins, Yale, MIT, Stanford, and UCLA. Hopefully, this free resources will help you advance your knowledge of Biology towards a career in education, medicine, research, and agriculture. MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses. They are university courses that have been put online, often with enhanced functionality such as Lecture Notes, mini-quizzes and other special features.

OK2Ask®: Free Online Professional Development for Teachers Welcome to OK2Ask®, a series of live, online "snack sessions" (available both live and in archived format) for self-directed teacher professional development and exploration. These sessions, scheduled at convenient times for you to attend from any computer (kick off your shoes!) share great ideas you can use in your classroom, courtesy of TeachersFirst's staff. You know our style, so you know these sessions are useful and teacher-friendly. What teachers are saying about OK2Ask® Summer 2015 Printable OK2ask Session Schedule Upcoming sessions: Click here to read the full catalog and pre-register. Registration schedule: Summer sessions open in June Fall sessions open early September.

Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook Annual Reports Books Back Issues Edweek Spotlights Subscriptions Site Licenses New Google Classroom Features Designed to Help Teachers Differentiate Learning New updates to Google Classroom are designed to further help teachers differentiate learning through a slew of new individualized learning tools. The updates, Google said in a blog post, were inspired by ways teachers were already using the tool to tailor instruction for the different learners in their respective classrooms. "We know that one-size-fits-all teaching doesn't always meet students' needs, and we've been impressed with the workarounds Classroom teachers have found to differentiate their instruction," Google said. Experiential education Experiential education is a philosophy of education that describes the process that occurs between a teacher and student that infuses direct experience with the learning environment and content.[1] The term is not interchangeable with experiential learning; however experiential learning is a sub-field and operates under the methodologies of experiential education.[2] The Association for Experiential Education regards experiential education as "a philosophy that informs many methodologies in which educators purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, clarify values, and develop people's capacity to contribute to their communities."[3] Experiential education is the term for the philosophy and educational progressivism is the movement which it informed. About[edit]

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