In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Building Understanding in Mathematics community, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives which help students develop conceptual foundations for expressions and equations. Sara explored helping middle school students see algebraic operations as a continuation of their elementary work.
Every teacher has been frustrated by disruptive and disrespectful students at some point in their teaching career. Your success rests on your ability to get your classroom quiet enough so that you can actually TEACH! New teacher coach Shannon Holden showed attendees how in this edWeb.net webinar.
HyperDocs are digital tools that replace the worksheet method of delivering instruction. Multimedia text sets are collections of content that you can curate, package, and efficiently push out to students using Google Docs, Forms, and Spreadsheets. Our presenters discussed how using Google apps for packaging and workflow can greatly enhance reading and writing instruction.
In this edWeb.net webinar, attendees discovered how songs and rhythmic chants can support necessary skills inherent in social development. The presenter highlighted ways to approach making music with young children in the inclusion classroom to support development of social skills not only in children with disabilities, but in any child who is delayed in social skill development.
With digital resources such as eBooks, databases, and lots of amazing online tools, teachers have the opportunity to engage students both inside and outside the classroom like never before. In this edWeb.net webinar, Shannon McClintock Miller showed attendees how to use digital resources to keep young people excited about learning all throughout the year.
The Medal of Honor is the highest military award the United States can bestow. This webinar presented engaging ideas for teaching the colorful history of the Medal to students and supporting them in navigating the often tenuous balance between sacrifice, merit, and recognition. Attendees practiced strategies for student critical thinking, discovered practical ways to support student motivation, and more.
In this edWeb.net webinar, attendees learned about ways to bring coding into the classroom through multimedia projects. Through a web-based software, paired curriculum, and teacher training, Melissa Halfon introduced this solution for teaching computer science in a fun and engaging way to weave into your classroom, after-school and summer curricula. Appropriate for both computer science and non-CS teachers of students age 10 and up, teachers were able to take away where Vidcode falls in the landscape of coding tools.
Brand new streaming apps such as Periscope and Meerkat have opened up a whole new world for students – the ability to stream content to anyone at any time…from anywhere. Can these new tools be used by teachers and students in an educational setting? In this edWeb.net webinar hosted by the Tech Tools for the Classroom community and presented by tech enthusiast, Shannon Holden, the future of streaming content through these new tools was explored.
Forty-four states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense schools have all adopted the standards. However, there is a lot of confusion about what exactly the standards are—and what they are not. In this edWeb.net webinar, Anne O’Brien, Deputy Director of Learning First Alliance, discussed what parents need to know about the standards, dispelled key myths and answered questions about issues of interest.
The labels change from day to day and school to school — “hybrid learning,” “flipped learning,” “competency-based learning,” “project-based learning” — pick your favorite adjective and add “learning.” What do they all have in common? Learning — and behind it all, technology. School leaders are right to focus on the learning but sometimes forget to worry about the technology.