Clinton Township, Michigan
5. Concordia University, Nebraska offers college credit opportunities (optional). The TEC21 Workshop Program fulfills the requirements for any of the following three options:
TEC21 is considered a second semester class–EDUC 513. To receive college credit, register online between December 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018.
Your workshop facilitator will use the following rubric to assign a letter at the end of the program: TEC21 Grading Rubric.
6. Upcoming events:
1. Discover TEC21’s vision and mission – what we do, how we do it and most importantly why we do it.
2. Connect to TEC21’s online Google+ community and begin to grow your professional learning network (PLN).
3. Gain an understanding of the TEC21 road map for the school year culminating in May with “Celebration Day”.
Google+: Engage with TEC21 Educators going all the way back to “Season 1″ to ask questions and share ideas to support one another (We’ll be taking a much closer look at his one today as this is how we provide support to you in-between the workshops!)
Facebook: Please “Like” the TEC21 Facebook Page to help us reach our goal of 1,000 likes!
Pinterest: Follow TEC21’s collaborative board and we’ll invite you to pin! If you don’t receive an invitation, be sure to let one of the facilitators know.
Instagram: Follow TEC_21 so you can enjoy the fun pics taken at our workshop centers from year to year.
1. Intro to the basics:
2. Introduction to existing Google+ communities:
3. Get onboard the TEC21 Educators Google+ Community:
4. Add a button to your menu bar so you have QUICK & EASY access the TEC21 Educators community and our monthly agendas.
5. Classroom applications:
Make it, take it – Let’s create a survey or assessment in Google Form!
Google Hangouts affords you the opportunity to connect with others online. Arrange for a time to meet online with other teachers, other classrooms, facilitators or other professionals. We will work more with this in a future workshop. Connected Classrooms is a fantastic resource for finding others to hangout with.
Remember using the plastic circles and pens? Now the old favorite is online!
Bouncy Balls is a great noise monitor. Watch the balls bounce higher the louder the class gets! Great to show differences in music too.
Great site that uses ELA lessons and units geared from K-8 aligned to the standards. Plus, it’s free!
Tired of the boring popsicle sticks when picking students to read and answer questions? Random Name Picker uses a spinner to pick students. Fun and engaging! Just another great tool from Classtools.net.
MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community.
Want to send a text blast to students and parents about your upcoming classroom event? Parents/students sign up for alerts or can communicate with you without giving out your personal number.
Any version of the Bible at your fingertips. No longer can your students claim they left their Bible at school.
This is about.com’s take on a publication for educators. I have found some neat stuff – like these icebreakers – while browsing this site.
Heres another site chock full of good ideas. I like several of these review style games listed here, but dig around!
youtube is one of my standby sites for science videos. Great for any subject or topic.
Lunch Hour at 11:30am/Back to Work at 12:30pm
Contact me if you need anything throughout the month!
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Phone/Text to (586)-413-1276