Monthly Archives: August 2014

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

July was a month full of learning new tools and strategies!
I enjoyed live webinars, an on-demand webinar and an online course.

SimpleK12 Live Webinars

{July 10}

Focus: Organizational & Time-Saving Tools

Keep Yourself Organized with LiveBinders (presenter: Jerry Swiatek) [994]

Classroom Management: Quick and Simple Fixes (presenter: Monica Burns) [857]

Save Time and Increase Student Engagement with Paperless Grading (presenter: Shervette Miller-Payton) [1072]

Cite This: Two Free Tools that Make Citing Sources Easy! (presenter: Kim Munoz) [815]

Simplify Grading, Stay Organized, and More with Edmodo! (presenter: Kim Munoz) [1172]

Creating Review Games with Free Web Tools (presenter: David Faure) [1082]


{July 16}

Focus: Digital Storytelling

Students Sharing Stories Through Digital Storytelling (presenter: Shelly Terrell) [800]

Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (presenter: Jerry Swiatek) [1046]

Publishing Digital Books: Making Students’ Work Come Alive (presenter: Kim Munoz) [1047]

Create Digital Personas with Talking Avatars (presenter: Kim Munoz) [1057]

Inspire Creativity and Presentation Skills with a New Kind of Puppet Show (presenter: Carol Nelson) [1114]


{July 21}

Focus: Flipping the Classroom

Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction (presenter: Monica Burns) [1120]

Locating Materials for Your Flipped Classroom: It’s Easier than You Think (presenter: Monica Burns) [1179]

Flipping Your Classroom: It’s Easy with Khan Academy (presenter: Nikki Robertson) [718]

Screencasts Made Easy: Create and Share Your Own Tutorials (presenter: Kim Munoz) [868]

Create Interactive Videos for Flipping Your Class (presenter: Jose Popoff) [759]


{July 29}

Focus: Google Tools

Make Google Forms Work for You! (presenter: Jayme Linton) [789]

Get on Track and Stay There with Google Calendar! (presenter: Jayme Linton) [788]

Using Google Docs Presentation Tools to Construct Knowledge (presenter: Susan Oxnevad) [628]


SimpleK12 On-Demand Webinar

{July 25}

Net Smart: How to Thrive Online (presenter: Howard Rheingold) [163]


TeacherCast University ( online course

{July 23}

Remind (formerly Remind101)


Looking forward to more learning, connecting and extending in August!

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