Tech Center Webinar Information

Archived Webinar Recordings, Spring 2021

Creating Collaborative Activities See how to create collaborative activities using Whiteboard.fi and Zoom breakout rooms with polls. Presented by Crystal Grace Green a 4th grade teacher from Glenwood Elementary School in Rose Tree Media School District | January 19th, 2021

Creating Interactive Lessons Learn how to use Screencastify to create mini-lessons and how to use Edpuzzle to upload video with guiding questions. Presented by Crystal Grace Green a 4th grade teacher from Glenwood Elementary School in Rose Tree Media School District | January 19th, 2021

Formative Assessment in Remote and Hybrid Learning Learn how to use engaging techniques and technology to assess student comprehension during remote and hybrid lessons. Presented by Amanda DiPasqua a 4th grade teacher at East Vincent Elementary School in the OJ Roberts School District | January 19th, 2021

SMART Learning Suite Online (SLSO) Transform your lessons with interactive activities and games that are engaging and collaborative. SLSO licenses are available for free to all faculty and students in the CESW or in a teacher prep program at WCU. Hosted by Heather Schrader, SMART Education Solutions Consultant | January 20th, 2021

Tips and Techniques for Setting Up and Managing Hybrid Learning Sessions Geared for K-3. Presented by Melanie Solano a 2nd grade teacher at Sabold Elementary School in the Springfield School District | January 20th, 2021

Adapting Morning Meetings for Virtual and Hybrid Geared for K-3. Presented by Melanie Solano a 2nd grade teacher at Sabold Elementary School in the Springfield School District | January 20th, 2021

 Archived Webinar Recordings, Fall 2020

SMART Learning Suite Online: Creating Interactive Lessons Learn ways to leverage SMART Learning Suite Online to create synchronous and asynchronous lessons that are engaging and collaborative. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to take existing curriculum content (such as PDFs and PPTs) and transform them with activities, games, formative assessments and more for active learning whether you’re working with students live (in-person or virtual) or giving them self-paced work. SMART licenses are available for free to all faculty and students in the CESW or in a teacher prep program who are interested. To prepare for this webinar, please watch this 3 min SMART Learning Suite Online Intro Video. Presented by Heather Schrader, SMART Education Consultant | October 6th @ 6pm-7pm

Essential Elements of Online Learning Management, Differentiation, and Tools. An overview of online teaching for beginners. This session includes the essential elements of online lessons, management tips, suggestions for differentiation, and potential tools to use. Presented by Amanda DiPasqua Aug 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Creating Engaging Lessons: Nearpod 101 Learn what Nearpod is, how to search for premade lessons, and how to create your own Nearpod lesson to engage your students in a fun and interactive lesson. Presented by Beth Edwards a Aug 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm 

iPads for Educators Designed for educators wishing to increase proficiency with an iPad and learn about the most current features. Presented by Dr. Chris Penny Aug 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Creating Virtual Lessons: Tools and Tips Are you interested in creating interactive lessons that keep your students engaged? This session will show you how to make interactive virtual lessons and us game-based platforms. Presented by Crystal Grace Green Aug 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Distance Learning with Google Classroom K-3 This session is designed for K-3 elementary teachers who are looking to create digital lessons for students using the Google Suite and Loom online recording software. The session will mainly focus on Loom, Google Classroom, and Google Slides. Presented by Melanie Solano Aug 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Can You Hear Me Now? Using Podcasting to Pump Up Your Pedagogy This session looks at the basics of audio technologies in the classroom - from voice memos to text-to-speech, and creating your own podcasts with your students. Don't forget your students' ears! Presented by Dr. Kruger-Ross Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Engaging Early Grades K-3 in Remote Classrooms Tools and strategies of what can be used during remote/ distance learning to engage young learners. Web-tools such as Classkick, Flipgrid and Boom Cards are introduced and discussed. Presented by Tiff Marraffa Aug 13, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Math Resources for Engaging Students in Distance Learning Explore some key ideas to keep in mind when teaching math content remotely to address unfinished learning and inviting learners to engage in Mathematics. Presented by Dan Ilaria Aug 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Creating Space for Real Science Learning Online This session focuses on a philosophy of how we teach students science online and then examines digital tools that can be used to make that philosophy work. Presented by Dr. Brett Criswell Aug 14, 2020 @ 12:30 pm 

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