Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summer 2014 (June): Self-Directed PD through Webinars

Another big thank-you to and the wonderful presenters for keeping my summer learning in full swing!

SimpleK12 presentations are high-quality, up-to-date, and packed with tips and suggestions. Their motto is “PD in your PJs”!

Many more webinars on the July calendar. Looking forward to more learning, connecting and extending!

Here are the webinars I benefited from during the month of June:

{June 10}

Focus: Personalized Learning and Differentiated Instruction

Transforming Education with Personalized Learning and Differentiated Instruction (presenter: Naomi Harm) [1119]
Differentiate Instruction and Energize Lessons with QR Codes (presenter: Monica Burns) [1149]
Digital Differentiation: Tools to Support Flexible Learning Paths for Personalized Learning (presenter: Susan Oxnevad) [1117]
Lessons That Talk: Create Differentiated and Online Lessons with Screencasts (Screencast-o-Matic) and Audio (presenter: Kim Munoz) [594]
Ready to Differentiate: Ways to Share Your Screencasts, Videos, and Digital Materials (presenter: Kim Munoz) [1165]
Support Learning for All Students: Exploring the UDL Guidelines (presenter: Matt Bergman) [990]

{June 12}

Overview of Symbaloo and useful free web tools (presenter: Lori Maldonado) [700]
{June 18}

Focus: Digital Storytelling

Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (presenter: Jerry Swiatek) [1046]
Picture This: Grabbing Attention with Talking Pictures (presenter: Carol Nelson) [1054]
Facilitate a Writing Workshop Using Google Docs (presenterSusan Oxnevad) [937]
Tell an Interactive Story with Timelines (presenter: Melissa Edwards) [1048] {The presenter was unavailable; SimpleK12 generously provided 1-week access to the recording of her previous webinar.}
Using Digital Storytelling on the iPad to Foster Key Skills  (presenter: Jenna Linskens) [1105]
{June 24}

Focus: Google Tools

Productivity and Collaboration in the Cloud with Google Drive (presenter: Kyle Pace) [1086]
Simplify Data Collection and Documentation with Google Forms (presenter: Monica Burns) [1140]
Going Google: The Quick Start Guide to Getting Started with Google Tools (Kimberly Thompson of SimpleK12) [120] and [1088]
Save Time and Simplify Your Grading (presenter: Kim Munoz) [769]
Make Collaboration Easy with Google Presentations and Spreadsheets (presenter: Kim Munoz) [804]
Improve Writing Skills Using Digital Writing and Google Docs (presenterSusan Oxnevad) [1091]

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