Showing posts with label practical ed tech webinars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label practical ed tech webinars. Show all posts

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Webinars This Week and Next

This month I've hosted three webinars and I have two more scheduled before the end of July. By the end of August I'll have hosted seven. 

The next webinar in my summer series is DIY App Creation for the Rest of Us. Join this webinar to learn how you can have your students create mobile apps in your classroom even if you don't have any computer science background.  

Next week I'm hosting Search Strategies Students Need to Know. This is always my most popular webinar of the summer. If you have ever had a student say, "Google has nothing on this," this webinar is for you! In the webinar you'll learn how to get your students to look beyond the first page of Google search results and dive deeper into the online research process.

Both webinars will be held live and recorded for those who cannot attend the live sessions. 

Monday, August 26, 2019

Intro to Using AR & VR in Your Classroom - Webinar This Thursday

More than 100 people have participated in a Practical Ed Tech webinar this month. Thank you for your support!

This Thursday I'm hosting the last Practical Ed Tech webinar of the month. This week's webinar is Intro to Using AR & VR in Your Classroom. This an update to last year's webinar on the same topic. It has been updated for the new school year with new research, new tools, and new ideas for using augmented reality and virtual reality in your classroom.

Five Things You Can Learn in Intro to Using AR & VR in Your Classroom

  • The differences between AR and VR.
  • How to create AR and VR experiences.
  • Research on the benefits of AR and VR in education.
  • The best AR and VR apps for beginners.
  • Solutions to common quirks with AR and VR apps.

Register here!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

5 Ways to Blend Technology Into Outdoor Lessons – Spring 2019

As the winter fades and spring begins to bloom here in New England, kids and adults are itching to get outside more often. This is a great time to take your students outside for some lessons. That's why on Tuesday at 4pm ET I'm hosting a Practical Ed Tech webinar titled 5 Ways to Blend Technology Into Outdoor Lessons.

In this live webinar you’ll learn five ways that you can incorporate technology into outdoor lessons. These strategies can be used in elementary school, middle school, or high school settings.

Join me on April 2nd at 4pm Eastern Time to learn how you can blend technology into outdoor lessons.

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Augmented Reality 
  • Digital mapping
  • Geocaching 
  • Activity tracking 
  • Observing and collecting scientific data

Your registration includes:

  • Access to the live webinar on April 2nd at 4pm Eastern Time. 
  • Unlimited access to the webinar recording. 
  • Digital handouts. 
  • PD certificate.
Use code "April" to save $5 on registration. 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Fun With Formative Assessments

Gauging your students' understanding of the topics you teach is a process that involves discussion, a bit of intuition, and some formative assessment activities. Next Monday afternoon I'm hosting a webinar to introduce you to some fun ways and fun tools to use to conduct formative assessment activities.

In this webinar you will learn how to use free tech tools to create and conduct fun, engaging, and informative formative assessments. Whether you teach elementary school, middle school, or high school, you will come away from this webinar with fun formative assessment activities that you can do the next day.

Fun Formative Assessments addresses the needs of teachers who don't have computers or tablets for every student. And teachers who do have laptops, Chromebooks, or tablets for every student will learn some new ways to have students use those too. Register here.

Five Things You Can Learn In This Webinar:

1. What makes a formative assessment valuable to you while also fun for students.

2. How to create fun formative assessments for classrooms that aren't 1:1.

3. Why you should leverage students' picture-taking habits for formative assessment.

4. Development of engaging formative assessment activities that use a variety of question formats.

5. How to include students in the creation of formative assessments.

The cost of this webinar is $20.

Can't make it to the live webinar? Don't worry because, as long as you register in advance, you can access the recording on-demand the next day.

A note about fees for webinars:
Whenever I advertise a Practical Ed Tech webinar I am asked why they aren't free. There are two reasons. One, hosting professional development events is one of the ways that I am able to keep the lights on at Free Technology for Teachers. Two, while all of the tools featured in my webinars are free to use, my time for teaching about them is not free.

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