During the coronavirus pandemic, instructional technologies have become an essential part of teaching and learning. These resources, including guides to digital education platforms and training and support videos, help Kansan educators leverage technology to engage students and boost their learning outcomes.
Still a little unsure about your technology skills while teaching online? You’re not alone! Join Lori and Peg as they review the settings available on Zoom and the new Google Meet, discuss virtual connection components for the classroom including establishing norms and examine teaching tips, level of instruction and lesson organization ideas for implementation. Great resources are shared as well! Appropriate Audience: K-12 Teachers Registration: Nov 11, 2020 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
You’re an excellent teacher… but this online thing? It’s tough! Join Lori as we reflect on your best teaching practices and relationship building techniques you use in your face-to-face classroom, consider how to replicate your best practices when teaching online and explore new resources for teaching online. Appropriate for all K-12 teachers. Registration: Apr 7, 2021 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
SeeSaw 101 is designed for teachers new to SeeSaw or teachers who want a refresher on the SeeSaw basics. We will learn to use the essential tools to create engaging learning experiences that make thinking and learning visible. We will learn how to set up a free SeeSaw account, how to create and view posts in SeeSaw and how to use the Activity Library in Seesaw.
Not sure where to start with your livestream? Join Glenn for this quick 35 minute overview of what platforms to use, what not to do, and what you should be doing. Glenn will share tips, tools, suggestions, a few tutorials, and a handout to get you off on the right foot. A PDF handout is available at: essdk.me/livestreamhand. Oct 21, 2020 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK Tech Integration Consultant, and others as we share strategies, ideas, and resources for upping your Google Classroom game! In this fast-paced 30 minutes, we’ll talk about the nine essential Classroom skills you need and three that will make you a Classroom ninja. We’ll also review some simple strategies and a few resources that can take your use of Classroom to the next level. (Be sure to explore the video website at: essdk.me/classroom!). Dec 16, 2020 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
If you are looking for ways to build quality asynchronous activities for your classroom this is the session for you! Join Melissa as she discusses strategies for effective asynchronous activity design and adapting common face-to-face activities into the asynchronous classroom. Participants will explore the advantages and disadvantages to asynchronous learning and will leave with several activities than can implement in their classroom. Dec 09, 2020 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
In this session participants learn about some of the latest and greatest classroom apps along with tricks and best practices on how to use them in the classroom. March 24, 2021 03:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)