Blended & Distance Learning PD
Leveraging Distance Learning Plans to Support Blended Learning
As educators prepare for the transition back into the classroom, certain re-entry strategies need to be addressed (e.g., opportunity and achievement gaps). This presentation will help educators plan for a blended learning approach to instruction that builds upon the expertise gained through distance learning and supports educators moving forward supporting students with 21st century skills.
Designing an Effective Online/Blended Classroom and Engaging Lessons for History Social Science
Do you want to design an effective online/blended classroom and engaging lessons? Work through the Understanding by Design model and begin the online lesson plan process. This is a hands on module-participants will create relevant materials for their own classroom.
Building Lesson Plans that Focus on Student Learning, Engagement, and Building Community in History Social Science
Do you want to add to your teacher toolkit? In this hands-on module, participants will add lesson design "tools" such as OREO and 5 E's to their teaching toolbelt; then use those tools to start building out lesson plans that focus on student learning, engagement and building community.
Inquiring Minds Want to Know! Exploring Inquiry in the History/Social Science Classroom
What is inquiry? How do you infuse inquiry into the History/Social Science classroom? And, in today’s uncertain educational environment, how do we make inquiry happen in a virtual setting? Join the Region 10 Content, Literacy, Inquiry, Citizenship (CLIC) team as we collaboratively explore Inquiry in the traditional virtual classroom.
Ed Tech Tools for the History-Social Science Classroom
Have you ever wondered which tech tool best supports your learning targets, success criteria, or performance tasks? Come join the Region 10 CLIC team as members Luis Carrillo and Liz Ramos explore Ed Tech tools for the traditional and virtual classrooms. From Google Suite, to ThingLink ,Canva and Google Keep. Learn to use tools that empower and engage students in every learning environment!
The “paradox of choice” leaves many educators too overwhelmed to integrate edtech tools into their instruction. However, in an era when utilizing technology to enhance learning and deepen connections with students is paramount, selecting and integrating tools is essential. In this session, Jake will share about how 4 edtech tools (Flipgrid, Screencastify/Loom, EdPuzzle, and Pear Deck/Nearpod) can work with the “Educational Duct Tape” mindset to can help educators overcome this paralysis.
Best Practices in Online Instruction (Jon Corippo)
Whether we like it or not, online and remote teaching are now the defacto standards in our profession. This rapid shift has caught many educators and educational leaders off-guard and feeling overwhelmed. Jon Corippo will be sharing tools and techniques that bring clarity for educational leaders who seek to manage this change with grace and educational efficacy.