Showing posts with label Practical ed tech coaching group. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Practical ed tech coaching group. Show all posts

Monday, January 8, 2018

The 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group Begins Tomorrow

The 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group kicks off tomorrow afternoon (4pm Eastern Time). It would be great to have you join us. This small group of teachers, librarians, and technology coaches will participate in three live meetings every month of the year. And between meetings we'll connect through a private Slack group to talk about how we're using technology in our schools.

If you have been thinking about joining, but have a question that you need answered first, feel free send me a question at richard (at) byrne.media. I also made this short video in which I answer a handful of FAQs about group membership.


The question that is most frequently asked about the Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group is, "what are the webinars about?" The first six webinar topics are:

Building Digital Portfolios – January 9th
AR & VR in the Classroom – January 23rd
Social Media for Teachers & Principals – February 6th
Video Creation as Assessment – February 20th
Copyright for Teachers – March 6th
Programming Simple Apps – March 20th

I hope that you will join us in the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The First Six Webinars for the Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group

The first meeting of the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group is next Tuesday. Another member joined last night and another person inquired with a question about the topics to be covered in the group.

The first six webinars will be as follows:

  • Building Digital Portfolios – January 9th
  • AR & VR in the Classroom – January 23rd
  • Social Media for Teachers & Principals – February 6th
  • Video Creation as Assessment – February 20th
  • Copyright for Teachers – March 6th
  • Programming Simple Apps – March 20th

In addition to these webinars there is a monthly members-only Google Hangout for open discussion and Q&A about anything that members want to talk about. And throughout the year members can participate in a Slack group for extended discussion.

Click here to join the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Join the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group This Week

The 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group is having its first webinar one week from today. There is still time to join. You can register online right here.

Here are some other questions that are frequently asked about joining the Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group.

1. How many hours does it require?
That’s up to you. I guarantee at least three hours of direct instruction through bi-weekly webinars and a monthly members-only Google Hangout. You can also join into a Slack group for on-going Q&A and discussion throughout the year. If you miss a webinar or Hangout, you can watch the recording the next day.

2. I don’t have a lot of tech skills, but I want to get better. Will I get left behind?
No, you will not. This group was designed to be as inclusive as possible. If you can open your web browser, you can participate and learn in this group. Will it be easy? No, but nothing worth learning is easy to learn.

3. I teach special ed/ ESL/ science/ something else, will I get anything out of this?
Yes. The content of the webinars is designed to so that it can be adapted to a wide variety of settings. Additionally, the intent of the monthly Hangouts and the Slack group is to provide you with opportunities to use me as a sounding board for ideas about implementation.

4. What is the schedule for the first webinars?
All webinars are broadcast live at 4pm Eastern Time. If you miss one, you can always watch the recording the next day.

Building Digital Portfolios – January 9th
AR & VR in the Classroom – January 23rd
Social Media for Teachers & Principals – February 6th
Video Creation as Assessment – February 20th
Copyright for Teachers – March 6th
Programming Simple Apps – March 20th

5. How do I register with a purchase order?
To register with a purchase order just send me an email at richard (at) byrne.media and I’ll get the process started with you. Of course, you can also register online right here and save your school $50.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

5 Things You Need to Know About the Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group

Earlier today I went live on YouTube to answer a couple of recent questions regarding the 2018 Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group. If you missed that broadcast, you can see it here. Here are some other questions that are frequently asked about joining the Practical Ed Tech Coaching Group.

1. How many hours does it require?
That’s up to you. I guarantee at least three hours of direct instruction through bi-weekly webinars and a monthly members-only Google Hangout. You can also join into a Slack group for on-going Q&A and discussion throughout the year. If you miss a webinar or Hangout, you can watch the recording the next day.

2. I don’t have a lot of tech skills, but I want to get better. Will I get left behind?
No, you will not. This group was designed to be as inclusive as possible. If you can open your web browser, you can participate and learn in this group. Will it be easy? No, but nothing worth learning is easy to learn.

3. I teach special ed/ ESL/ science/ something else, will I get anything out of this?
Yes. The content of the webinars is designed to so that it can be adapted to a wide variety of settings. Additionally, the intent of the monthly Hangouts and the Slack group is to provide you with opportunities to use me as a sounding board for ideas about implementation.

4. What is the schedule for the first webinars?
All webinars are broadcast live at 4pm Eastern Time. If you miss one, you can always watch the recording the next day.

Building Digital Portfolios – January 9th
AR & VR in the Classroom – January 23rd
Social Media for Teachers & Principals – February 6th
Video Creation as Assessment – February 20th
Copyright for Teachers – March 6th
Programming Simple Apps – March 20th

5. How do I register with a purchase order?
To register with a purchase order just send me an email at richard (at) byrne.media and I’ll get the process started with you. Of course, you can also register online right here and save your school $50.