360 degree panoramic video cameras are another way of creating 3D materials. It has potential for encouraging intense observation of many kinds of phenomena and physical environments. The ability to view it using immersive viewers, or on a flat screen, lends itself to flexible use in classrooms. This workshop describes 360 videos created for STEAM teaching and learning that challenge students to observe and analyze details in the video environments.
Chris Brown, Director of Technology at Fremont County School District #1 in Lander, Wyoming, has been working with his team to prepare for a district-wide shut down. As a small district in a rural state, Fremont #1 faces some unique challenges—fewer wireless providers, limited connectivity—but much of the advice that Chris has to offer is relevant for districts of all sizes across the country as they prepare to support an extended period of mass remote instruction.
Below, Chris provides guidance on the steps that CTOs can take to prepare, and how they can best support teachers, students, and families as they transition to online learning.
Presentation about Ohio's accessibility system, Accessibility Manual from the Ohio Department of Education, accessibility tools, and supports and recommendations for state testing.
Are YOU prepared for almost 100% of your students to have home Internet and a device of their own? In this session, we'll take a look of what may change, what will stay the same, and how YOU can be ready, including a list of 10 tools you will use daily.
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The course is for everyone who is new to Google Apps for Education. This course will guide you step by step through some of the apps, such as Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Slides.
In today's world, where we live so much of our lives on the Internet, it's critical that we teach students how to stay safe and make smart choices online. Google’s Be Internet Awesome curriculum makes it simple for educators to impart important lessons on how to be Smart, Alert,
A bitmoji classroom is a virtual classroom where educators can deliver content to students in a fun and engaging way. Teachers can organize images in their own digital "classroom" that can hyperlink to external sources such as spelling lists, video sites, classroom resources and more. Workshop recorded from the RemotEDx Digital Learning Conference from January, 2022. For more information about the event see https://www.smore.com/ca98b.
Get ready to add some personality to your online content! In this session, we will explore how Google Slides can be utilized in conjunction with images to create a unique and engaging way to share content and links with your students. Join us as we go through the process of changing your slide background, adding linked images, incorporating your own Bitmoji, and publishing your slide to the web.
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Book Creator is a free app which provide multi-media tools to create an ebook. Discover how to apply these tools within the writing process. Templates and example books are shared and can be downloaded into your own Book Creator Library and Drive. Choice Boards are also included with examples spanning Elementary to High School.
Get ready to boost your students’ excitement and get them engaged with the content! Explore how resources such as Peardeck, Nearpod, Edpuzzle, Seesaw, Breakout EDU and MORE can get your students excited about the content, and also provide you with meaningful data and feedback! Learn how to get started and take your students to the next level to empower them to be creators of content rather than just consumers.
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The popularity of podcasts is growing by the day, and an increasing number of educators are utilizing podcasts as a source for information, as well as an option for students to showcase their learning. This session will explore different platforms that host podcasts and how to share podcast episodes with students. We will also examine free tech tools that would allow podcasting to be part of the curriculum.
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The steps in building up a physical or offline community are the same in building an online community. In the modern era, physical communities have become disconnected in many ways. Online tactics can be used to bring up the physical community.
Staying connected is the basis of community development. Learn how to stay connected through facilitating conversations and providing information through social media, video and audio podcasts, blogs, newsletters, and other digital platforms. These digital content tools can provide additional avenues to keep the community engaged.
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Coding is quickly becoming one of the biggest buzz words in education. However, teaching students to code can be intimidating. Join us as we discuss techniques for teaching coding concepts such as cause and effect, logic, and problem solving. Then we’ll dive into the CS First Curriculum to explore activities, lesson plans, and more.
A deep dive into course materials, teaching practices, and strategies for continuing to teach Code.org's Introduction to Computer Science for K5.
Over a dozen coding languages are taught in Ohio Schools - but which one is right for YOUR students? Discover the best 3 languages for beginners and the 2 most common mistakes in your K-12 coding curriculum. Beginner or advanced, guaranteed you will learn more about how to teach coding during this session !
Classroom and cultural engagement apps and tips for grades 6-12 teachers of ELLs. English language learners using technology to enhance face-to-face relationships have demonstrated a 50% increase in English literacy over peers not in similar programs (Ferlazzo).
COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR YOUR CLASSROOM: OHIO’S STANDARDS is designed to help teachers in grades K-8 better integrate the learning standards for computer science. Computer science is becoming as essential as math and writing for our future workforce. The project highlights lessons from teachers who are bringing computer science concepts to their students in various innovative ways.
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Practical ways to use the popular Flipgrid tool to help students connect with you and each other in any subject or age level. Bring your laptop and follow me to create these topics that you can use the next day in your classroom. Workshop recorded from the RemotEDx Digital Learning Conference from January, 2022. For more information about the event see https://www.smore.com/ca98b.
Have you ever wondered how you can connect your students to a global community without ever leaving your hometown? Google Hangouts allows your students to research effectively, think critically, and communicate successfully, in order to determine the mystery location of the other group. Learn how to find other classrooms to connect with, prepare and assign student roles during the hangout, and complete follow-up activities that will allow your students to build and expand on relationships for future activities.
Receive a better understanding about the reverse teaching process and take advantage of student enthusiasm for 21st Century Technology. Delve into several free iPad and Google apps, as well as other Teacher Resources, that will enable you to transform your teaching.
Spice up your Google Classroom header and help build a positive classroom culture. Includes basics of a custom header to advanced movement and ways to engage students in Classroom header creation. Workshop recorded from the RemotEDx Digital Learning Conference from January, 2022. For more information about the event see https://www.smore.com/ca98b.
Research demonstrates that positive relationships are linked to student engagement. When students recognize that instruction focuses on them personally, it bonds them to their school, teachers, and peers. Experiencing this bond, students engage positively with their learning. Let's learn how to integrate instructional techniques critical to engaging our students which, in turn, will contribute to their social emotional learning.
Creating a quiz in Google Classroom is a great way to get a temperature check on students. In this session, we will look at how easy it is to build a quiz in Google Classroom using Google Forms.
The YouTube Video Editor allows you to combine multiple videos and images, trim your video clips to custom lengths, add music from YouTube's library of approved tracks, and customize your clips with special tools and effects. Join us as we learn how to use this simple, intuitive video editor, publish and share videos, and explore additional ways YouTube videos can enhance your instruction!
What Ed Tech Tools can be used with Webb was 's DOK questions? This session will give you some ideas of Ed Tech tools you can add to your tech tool belt to help increase student engagement with DOK questions. This is an information session. Workshop recorded from the RemotEDx Digital Learning Conference from January, 2022. For more information about the event see https://www.smore.com/ca98b.
Deciding on which device to use to teach coding can be tough, especially when many devices seem so similar! In this session, we will take a look at the BBC micro:bit, Raspberry Pi 3B+, and the Arduino Uno. Join us as we crack the code on these devices and figure out which one is the best choice for your students!
Presentation with Steve Garton from Common Sense that highlights the tools, resources, and lessons available to parents and teachers about digital citizenship on commonsensemedia.org.
Google Slides is a perfect tool to help students learn to help themselves and get organized! Learn how to use this tool in ways that are more personal to students, and less about making presentations. Before you know it, your students will be creating study aides and digital notebooks. Participants will learn some advanced features of Slides that are easy enough that anyone can do them!
Explore apps and online resources that engage writers, young and old, to tell their story digitally. Learn about new tools that inspire creative and collaborative communication with applications in and out of the classroom for both students and teachers!
Technology is all around us. Devices like smartphones, computers, and tablets have vastly improved the way we learn, solve problems, and work in our daily lives. In our increasingly technology-rich world, it is essential that students are equipped to lead a balanced and healthy digital lifestyle for success in school, at home, and in their future careers. That’s where the Digital Wellness Project comes in. We’ve been collaborating with school districts across Central Ohio to develop a rigorous digital wellness curriculum that can be easily implemented by any teacher at every grade level to ensure that students have the tools, resources, and skills to interact personally, socially, and educationally in the real world and in digital spaces.
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Objects are popping off the page and coming into our world! How?! See examples of how AR can bring lessons to life in your classroom and learn how to create AR experiences with your students. Resources, examples, as well as ideas of how to integrate this emerging technology into the curriculum will be shared.
A list of frequently asked questions for teachers or administrators in Ohio looking to integrate Zoom into their districts and classrooms.