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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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Kathy Shrock's Guide August 7, 2012 To all my educator colleagues: As you all know, I retired in June of 2011 from my school district job as Director of Technology. I retired to spend more time learning new things to support you as you embed technology into teaching and learning in a meaningful way. I now have the time to visit districts and help with their technology-related initiatives, teach online graduate courses for the Wilkes/Discovery Masters program, and host several webinar series. Also, with this retirement, I have had the time to develop and enhance some online information sources for you. EdTech Leaders Online: Online PD Teachers and school leaders need flexible access to high-quality, engaging professional development that is immediately applicable in their schools and classrooms, is aligned to Standards, builds communities of learners and provides hands-on experience with new technology tools for learning. ETLO online professional development courses help teachers and school leaders update their content knowledge and pedagogical skills, align teaching to the Common Core, learn new assessment strategies, incorporate technology tools effectively, differentiate and personalize instruction, address diverse learning needs and styles, integrate project based learning approaches and more! In the current budget environment, educational organizations are seeking proven, capacity-building approaches that can be adapted and grown to meet their particular needs and sustained locally in a cost-effective way. ETLO courses qualify for CEUs through local universities.

Cómo gestionar tus referencias bibliográficas (Mendeley + Dropbox + GoodReader) La gestión de referencias bibliográficas y de los documentos en PDF es fundamental para cualquier persona que se dedique a la investigación y, de forma más general, para cualquier persona en proceso de aprendizaje que deba gestionar información en este formato. En el presente artículo voy a explicar la parte de mi Entorno Personal de Aprendizaje que aborda esta área tan crucial para mi trabajo. Parto de la base de que existen otras alternativas. Out of Print The benefits of digital content for student learning are many. Digital content can easily be kept up to date and relevant to students’ lives without the cost of reprinting or redistributing print materials. It can be made available anytime and anywhere, both online and offline, accessible when the student, teacher or parent needs it, whether from home, school, or another location. And digital content can be far richer and engaging, including not only text, but also high-definition graphics, video clips, animations, simulations, interactive lessons, virtual labs and online assessments. Out of Print makes the case for the digital difference and how digital content can positively affect student learning and engagement, make accommodations for special learning needs, provide unbundled search and discovery, and provide support for personalized learning.

Top 40 podcasts for teachers 1. The Teacher’s Podcast Mark Gura and Dr. Providing Professional Development for Effective Technology Use ISSUE: Whether technology should be used in schools is no longer the issue in education. Instead, the current emphasis is ensuring that technology is used effectively to create new opportunities for learning and to promote student achievement. Educational technology is not, and never will be, transformative on its own, however. It requires the assistance of educators who integrate technology into the curriculum, align it with student learning goals, and use it for engaged learning projects. "Teacher quality is the factor that matters most for student learning," note Darling-Hammond and Berry (1998).

Qué es Big Data y por qué interesa al Social Media y los negocios Evolucionar y ser capaces de responder a las tendencias de mercado y negocio es la clave para mantenernos al día y dar respuesta a los cambios que se producen en nuestro entorno, de otro modo, corremos el riesgo de estancarnos, quedarnos atrás y perder nuestra cuota de mercado. Renovarse o perecer. Por ello es esencial que conozcamos las tendencias que expertos y grandes consultoras especializadas detectan e investigan, entre las cuales, para 2013, parecen ser claras ganadoras el Mobile Marketing, el Social TV, el Social Commerce, el Marketing de Contenidos y el Big Data. Pero ¿qué es el big data y por qué es interesante para los Medios Sociales?

ReadWriteThink ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Teacher Resources by Grade Home › Professional Development 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:

30+ Free and Inspiring Blogger Templates Showcasing the designs of Blogger template designers has been a regular feature on Blogger Buster. Each time I compile a collection of Blogger templates, I am fascinated to see the variety of free designs available. But after seeing some of the free designs available in 2012, this time I'm truly awed. Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook Annual Reports Books Back Issues Edweek Spotlights Subscriptions Site Licenses Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle - Scott Edinger by Scott Edinger | 9:00 AM January 17, 2013 In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common improvement suggestion I’ve seen offered up on the thousands of 360 evaluations I’ve reviewed over the years is that it would be better if the subject in question learned to communicate more effectively. What makes someone a good communicator? There’s no mystery here, not since Aristotle identified the three critical elements — ethos, pathos, and logos. — thousands of years ago. Ethos is essentially your credibility — that is, the reason people should believe what you’re saying.

Top 5 tips for successful Crowd Funding By Andrew Denham 16 Jan 2013 There are few people better suited to talk about crowd funding than entrepreneurs whose businesses are founded on its success. We asked founder of The Bicycle Academy Andrew Denham – a man who raised over £40,000 in just 6 days, the fastest, and most funded, reward based crowd funding campaign ever in the UK – to give us his top 5 tips on successful ways to raise money through people power. 1. Keep it real Before you try and use crowd funding, you need to understand how it actually works.

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