Free MeL Databases webinar – Introducing teachers to MeL

Libraries’ strongest allies in education are teachers. Libraries provide numerous tools that can be used to further students’ ongoing success. Staying up to date on those tools can be a challenge for everyone, including teachers!

Join MeL Education Specialist, Christine Schneider and Livonia Public Schools, Dan Yowell on March 30, at 3:30pm Eastern, for a 30 minute webinar focused on MeL resources which support teachers in their critical work of ensuring student achievement.

More information and free registration at this link.    If you can’t make the live webinar, the recorded archive will be located here.

 

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April EdTech Webinar: Safe Social Media in the Classroom

Facebook_logo_thumbs_up_like_transparent_SVG.svgTony Signore is an American History teacher at Kraft Meadows Middle School in Caledonia. He has been using blended teaching practices for years, focusing mostly on flipping his classroom. More recently, he has explored the use of social media in the classroom. Considering students’ ages and safety, Tony has been using some alternative Web 2.0 tools to bring social media in his classroom. Join us April 18th from 3:30 – 4:30PM for an informative webinar on how to safely bring social media into the classroom. Tony will share his experience with starting this process using Padlet, TodaysMeet, and Kidblog. He will also demonstrate how to use these teacher friendly, safe sites that give students the opportunity share knowledge, as well as practice good digital citizenship.

This webinar is targeted towards educators of all grade levels and subject areas. Many of the strategies and tools shared will be applicable across grade levels and student devices.

Click Here to Register for this FREE Webinar

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February EdTech Webinar: Teaching Elementary ELA with Google Docs

Jenni FrazScreen Shot 2016-01-22 at 2.36.23 PM.pngier is a fifth grade teacher at Appleview Elementary in Sparta. She has been piloting Chromebooks for the last year with her classroom where students all have a device to use. Join us on February 25th from 5-6pm to discover how she uses Schoology and Google Docs in her classroom to help guide her students through lessons and individualize instruction. See how to make the most of your precious time to help your students become more independent learners and you more of a facilitator.

While this webinar focuses on the elementary level, all educators are encouraged to attend. Many of the experiences and ideas shared will be applicable to all grade levels.

To register for this FREE webinar, go to
j.mp/etw22516

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REPOST: January EdTech Webinar: Higher Level Thinking with iPads in Lower Elementary

8399495Heather Gauck, an elementary teacher in Grand Rapids Public Schools, has been piloting iPads in her small group resource room for 4 years and has recently started pushing into a 1st-4th grade classrooms to do full class lessons. Join us on January 28 from 3:30 – 4:30PM for a live webinar event where Heather will share her journey on how she has been using iPads to help develop higher order thinking skills with her students. During this webinar she will share the top apps she uses to engage, differentiate, and push Higher Level thinking skills for all students.

While this webinar focuses on the lower elementary level, all educators are encouraged to attend. Many of the experiences and ideas shared will be applicable to all grade levels.

To register for this FREE webinar,
go to j.mp/etw12816

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Run That Marathon! A Webinar for Administrators

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Brown Elementary, part of Byron Center Public Schools, received the National Blue Ribbon in November of 2015 and is one of the schools observed by the Reading Now Network’s field study team. Dr. Barb Johnson, principal of Brown Elementary, will share the School Improvement Process staff has used to help get students to grade level in reading. As Dr. Johnson will discuss in her webinar on February 24 from 3:45 – 4:30PM, addressing this challenge is like training for a marathon!

To register for this FREE webinar, go to j.mp/aw22416

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January EdTech Webinar: Higher Level Thinking with iPads in Lower Elementary

8399495Heather Gauck, an elementary teacher in Grand Rapids Public Schools, has been piloting iPads in her small group resource room for 4 years and has recently started pushing into a 1st-4th grade classrooms to do full class lessons. Join us on January 28 from 3:30 – 4:30PM for a live webinar event where Heather will share her journey on how she has been using iPads to help develop higher order thinking skills with her students. During this webinar she will share the top apps she uses to engage, differentiate, and push Higher Level thinking skills for all students.

While this webinar focuses on the lower elementary level, all educators are encouraged to attend. Many of the experiences and ideas shared will be applicable to all grade levels.

To register for this FREE webinar, go to j.mp/etw12815

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Free Microsoft Webinar – October 28 – “What’s New In Microsoft Education”

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CDWG and Microsoft Education invite you to join a live webinar. Come learn how Microsoft is enabling district administration and educators to collaborate effectively in today’s digital environment and use cloud-based Windows device management tools that is shaping the future of Education. CDWG and Microsoft will also facilitate hands on learning experiences as part of the event.

RSVP today at this link.

Agenda –

  • 10:00 – 10:15 Introduction and Overview
  • 10:15-10:25 Office 365 Education – What’s New?
  • 10:25-10:35 Windows 10 For Education – What does it mean for schools?
  • 10:35-10:45 Microsoft Azure- What is it and how can it help me?
  • 10:45-11:00 Question and Answer

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