Follow Jesus on Twitter—or what it would have been like (YouTube credit)
How can your students tell the old, old story in a new way?
1. Restrooms? Water fountain?
2. What does the timeline of a typical workshop day look like?
3. This series of workshops will provide you the opportunity to grow in a fun, safe and supportive environment. How and what you decide to implement into your classroom is up to you–personalized learning at its best!
4. What is “Celebration Day”?
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”.
Ideas to Focus Learning:
TPACK Framework combines teacher knowledge of Content, Pedagogy, and Technology to design innovative learning for students.
Always apply learning to your grade and subject.
Grow on the continuum:
heard of it – saw it – used it – created it – used with students – students create with it
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 Google Form!
What aspects of Digital Citizenship need to be addressed using Google+ and Google Forms?
Google Classroom now allows you to create your own classes online. Post links to teaching materials, allow students to post links to created materials, go paperless. Also ideas for using Google Classroom outside the Classroom.
Google Images. Enable Safe Search in top right corner before typing in word to search for images. Then click on Search Tools, Usage Rights, Labeled for Reuse. This allows students to search for safe and free images.
Simply Edit the existing spinner by entering your student names. Then Save list. It will delete the name once it’s called so all students are called on. Save the link to Share or get a QR code. All names appear each time you begin new.
Free digital books for beginning readers that are written in English but may be narrated in 32 different languages. Appealing ebook format. Can access from any device.
It’s fall! Check this great blog for information on the sights, sounds, and science of autumn: videos on why leaves change color, how animals prepare for winter, autumn stars and planets, and chemical reactions that cause colors to change. Consider subscribing this blog for great ideas and to stay current with technology in education.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics offers a free website of lessons and interactive activities for students in grades PreK-12. Explore this site to find lessons, mobile games, brain teasers, and more.
Explore all things science at this website! Lessons, tools, collections, afterschool ideas, and news for grades K-12. Seach by area of science, grade level, type of activity, videos, and materials for students or teachers.
ILA and NCTE website of all things literacy for students in grades K-12. Lesson plans and student interactives excellent for all writing and reading topics. Many activities can be done online, others download an app. Spend some time here and be amazed!
Online History resources including lessons, artifacts, and primary sources for students in grades K-12. Select by topic, grade, or era. Also provides cross-curricular connections for teaching.
Online geography lessons and resources including mapping, geostories, encyclopedia, current events, map library, and more.
Free online tutorials for grades K-12 in a variety of subjects including Math, Science, Computing, History, Art, Grammar, Economics, and more. Ready made videos students can watch and rewatch to learn.
Ideas for teaching the arts. Lesson plans, how-tos, standards for teachers, student activities, plus collections of art and media.
Animated interactive books students can read or have read to them. Sounds that help interpret the story. Story creator option to have students retell the story or write another story using the characters and setting from this story. Can record child’s voice to tell the story.
Free 2-12 news source for schools. Lexile leveled articles can be read at a variety of reading levels with the touch of a button so all students can read the same information at a level they can understand. Features Reading Skills and English/Spanish options. Daily AP news articles, critical thinking questions, Spanish articles, Tech articles.
Free K-12 news source for schools. Lexile leveled articles can be read at a variety of reading levels with the touch of a button so all students can read the same information at a level they can understand. Daily AP news articles, critical thinking questions, Spanish articles, Tech articles.
Set a yearly goal for teaching code to K-12 students. Curriculum with lesson plans and course overview to teaching coding by grade level. Includes Teaching with Kodable and resources. Consider setting a goal and collaborating along with other schools.
Lunch Hour at 11:30am/Back to Work at 12:30pm
1. Identify one take-a-way from today’s workshop you want to apply in your classroom before we meet next time in October. It could be a tool, resource, teaching strategy or learning activity. Share your experience!
2. Post a comment, link, or student work to the TEC21’s online Google+ community.
3. Be a resource to at least one new person on your faculty before we meet again.
6. Snack Sign-Up Sheet. If you are interested in bringing a snack to one of our workshops please sign up on the linked sheet.