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TeachersFirst offers OK2Ask® free, online hands-on workshops for teacher professional development. This collection of archived recordings is available for those who attended to recap the session and for others to watch any time. Gather your teacher friends and learn together!

This collection begins with sessions in early 2013. Recordings require the Flash plug in. They open in Adobe Connect. If you are watching on a mobile device, you will need the Adobe Connect app, available at both the Apple and Android app stores. Check your computer for Adobe Connect compatibility using this quick diagnostic.

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OK2Ask: MIE Day 2 - Working with Students in Microsoft Teams - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Microsoft Teams creates an ideal digital hub for teachers to deliver instruction, enhance learning, and interact in a rich and engaging online space. Participants will engage in a series of immersive learning activities that will build a strong understanding of how to use Microsoft Teams to improve instruction and meet students' learning needs. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Build awareness of promising instructional strategies for remote learning plans; 2. Explore the use of Microsoft Teams as an extension of the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of Microsoft Teams for instruction. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): classroom management (146), collaboration (78), communication (27), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE 2 Day - Fostering Student Success with PowerPoint Online - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Ready to take the next step in utilizing the free PowerPoint online to its...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Ready to take the next step in utilizing the free PowerPoint online to its fullest capability? You and your students can collaborate, analyze, and create using this free web-based tool and build a robust learning environment that fosters student success. Join this session to learn about the powerful digital toolbox in PowerPoint online that helps teachers incorporate blended learning best practices into their classrooms. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Explore features of PowerPoint online that support collaboration and formative assessment; 2. Understand how PowerPoint online can support a blended learning environment; and 3. Plan for the use of PowerPoint online in your classroom for student productivity. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): collaboration (78), Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day 2 - Assessment with Student-Centered Tools - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Are you looking for ways to make your formative and summative assessments...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Are you looking for ways to make your formative and summative assessments more effective? Join us to learn how to use Flipgrid, PowerPoint, Whiteboard, Forms, and Sway to create effective assessments throughout your units. Whether it's formative or summative assessment, finding ways to effectively measure students' understanding is crucial to ensure student progress and future success. In this session, we will explore how you can use free Office and other Microsoft products to create better formative and summative assessments that reliably measure student learning, promote critical thinking, and help students develop real-world skills. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand the purposes of and differences between formative and summative assessment; 2. Review several formats of assessment for their usefulness to assess student learning; and 3. Identify a variety of assessment methods and begin planning for their use in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day 2 - Flipping Out for Fliphunts - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Have we got a powerful, engaging, video discussion-based instructional strategy...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Have we got a powerful, engaging, video discussion-based instructional strategy for you! Take free discussion-based edtech tool Flipgrid, add a well-crafted lesson and a dash of any content area at any grade level, and then stir in a heaping serving of critical thinking, creativity, and student voice. Voila, you have a fun formative assessment to inform your instruction. Fliphunts are video-based scavenger hunts organized within Flipgrid -- get kids active in kinesthetic learning while immersing them in content. Challenge your students to show-what-they-know with a Fliphunt. Make room in your lesson plans for Fliphunts. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn the basic use of Flipgrid to record responses and set up a grid; 2. Understand ways to use Fliphunts as formative assessment; and 3. Learn how Fliphunts are created. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254)

In the Classroom

The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: TeachersFirst Exclusives that Spark Curiosity in the Classroom - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Explore four free TeachersFirst exclusive resources that spark curiosity and...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Explore four free TeachersFirst exclusive resources that spark curiosity and support classroom instruction. Let TeachersFirst help you save time and assist you with creating engaging learning experiences for your students. Enhance reading comprehension across content areas with our library of pre-made virtual field trips that immerse students in literature and build context and interest in the characters and their journeys. Support geography and mapping skills in grades 2-6 with the weekly episodic adventures of Geo and Meri. Build cross-cultural understanding and practice digital writing weekly with XW1W. Explore a web-based, interactive infographic of the Battle of Gettysburg designed to raise questions and invite connections for students in grades 5-10. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand the importance of context within instruction; 2. Explore four curricular support resources that can be used to spark curiosity and discussion in the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of a TeachersFirst exclusive, web-based resource in your lessons. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): professional development (254)

In the Classroom

The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Cross-Curricular Explorations with Google Tour Builder - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Digital storytelling takes on many formats. Google Tour Builder is an interactive...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Digital storytelling takes on many formats. Google Tour Builder is an interactive storytelling tool that connects people to places using Google Maps and multimedia content. Get students engaged with instructional materials by creating virtual tours that map story settings, showcase locations of events, and share details about regions they are studying. Learn to use Google Tour Builder in any subject area. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn to create a basic Google Tour; 2. Explore strategies for optimizing the use of Google Tours in the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of Google Tour Builder in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): digital storytelling (145), Google (55), professional development (254), virtual field trips (78)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: 3 Cool Tools for Digital Reading - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Digital or online reading is different from reading print. Digital reading...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from August 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Digital or online reading is different from reading print. Digital reading often includes a research component that is not linear, so when reading online, students need to clarify their purpose and then evaluate and synthesize information. Come learn about the processes involved in digital reading and explore three tools that will help you teach critical strategies to your students. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand skills and processes involved in digital reading; 2. Explore tools that help students find, evaluate, and synthesize what they read; and 3. Plan for digital reading instruction in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): professional development (254)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Flipping Out Further with Flipgrid - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. It's fast! It's fun! It just keeps getting better! Learn how to elevate the...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. It's fast! It's fun! It just keeps getting better! Learn how to elevate the use of Flipgrid, a free social learning platform that amplifies student voice, and bolsters creativity as learners record short, authentic videos based on your topics. Find instructional inspiration in FlipgridAR, Whiteboard Mode, Flipgrid Shorts, Screencasting, and more! Basic knowledge of Flipgrid is recommended. Be ready to help your learners create content that demonstrates their learning in powerful and personal ways. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Identify Flipgrid features that ignite creativity and amplify student voice; 2. Learn where to find templates and sample activities to support instruction in all content areas; and 3. Plan for the use of Flipgrid in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): augmented reality (8), creativity (118), Formative Assessment (23), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Wakelet as an Instructional Hub - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Pulling all of your lesson content into one collection that students can navigate...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Pulling all of your lesson content into one collection that students can navigate independently is a great instructional strategy. When used to implement flipped/blended learning, Wakelet allows students to be more self-reliant and gives the instructor more time to help students who struggle. Wakelet offers flexibility in how you share content with your students encouraging creativity in both the instructional sequence and in the ways students demonstrate learning. Join us to learn how Wakelet can be used to reshape your classroom. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand how Wakelet can be used to deliver differentiated blended learning lessons; 2. Explore Wakelet's built-in tools that support instruction; and 3. Plan to deliver a lesson using Wakelet. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Accessibility (10), classroom management (146), curation (4), professional development (254), remote learning (17), teaching strategies (37)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day - Working with Students in Microsoft Teams - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Microsoft Teams creates an ideal digital hub for teachers to deliver instruction,...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Microsoft Teams creates an ideal digital hub for teachers to deliver instruction, enhance learning, and interact in a rich and engaging online space. Participants will engage in a series of immersive learning activities that will build a strong understanding of how to use Microsoft Teams to improve instruction and meet students' learning needs. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Build awareness of promising instructional strategies for remote learning plans; 2. Explore the use of Microsoft Teams as an extension of the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of Microsoft Teams for instruction. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): classroom management (146), collaboration (78), communication (27), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day - Fostering Student Success with PowerPoint Online - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Ready to take the next step in utilizing the free PowerPoint Online to its ...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Ready to take the next step in utilizing the free PowerPoint Online to its fullest capability? You and your students can collaborate, analyze, and create using this free web-based tool and build a robust learning environment that fosters student success. Join this session to learn about the powerful digital toolbox in PowerPoint Online that helps teachers incorporate blended learning best practices into their classrooms. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Explore features of PowerPoint Online that support collaboration and formative assessment; 2. Understand how PowerPoint Online can support a blended learning environment; and 3. Plan for the use of PowerPoint Online in your classroom for student productivity. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): collaboration (78), Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day - Assessment with Student-Centered Tools - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Are you looking for ways to make your formative and summative assessments more...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Are you looking for ways to make your formative and summative assessments more effective? Join us to learn how to use Flipgrid, PowerPoint, Whiteboard, Forms, and Sway to create effective assessments throughout your units. Whether it's formative or summative assessment, finding ways to effectively measure students' understanding is crucial to ensure student progress and future success. In this session, we will explore how you can use free Office and other Microsoft products to create better formative and summative assessments that reliably measure student learning, promote critical thinking, and help students develop real-world skills. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understanding the purposes of and differences between formative and summative assessment; 2. Review several formats of assessment for their usefulness to assess student learning; and 3. Identify a variety of assessment methods and begin planning for their use in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): assessment (127), Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: MIE Day - Flipping Out for Fliphunts - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Have we got a powerful, engaging, video discussion-based instructional strategy...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Have we got a powerful, engaging, video discussion-based instructional strategy for you! Take the free discussion-based edtech tool Flipgrid, add a well-crafted lesson and a dash of any content area at any grade level, and then stir in a heaping serving of critical thinking, creativity, and student voice. Voila, you have a fun formative assessment to inform your instruction. Fliphunts are video-based scavenger hunts organized within Flipgrid -- get kids active in kinesthetic learning while immersing them in content. Challenge your students to show-what-they-know with a Fliphunt. Make room in your lesson plans for Fliphunts. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn the basic use of Flipgrid to record responses and set up a grid; 2. Understand ways to use Fliphunts as formative assessment; and 3. Learn how Fliphunts are created. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Formative Assessment (23), Microsoft (79), professional development (254)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Enhancing Student Voice with Flipgrid - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Input and expertise from peers can help students learn and grow. Learn to use...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Input and expertise from peers can help students learn and grow. Learn to use Flipgrid, a video discussion platform, to increase student voice in your classroom. This tech tool can enhance social learning and ignite discussion through sharing short videos centered around a topic. Getting started is easy. After this session, you will be ready to use Flipgrid to encourage every student to share what they know. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Create your classroom Grid and learn to add Topics with student prompts; 2. Understand ways to use Flipgrid to increase student voice in the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of Flipgrid in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Microsoft (79), professional development (254), remote learning (17), video (271)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.

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OK2Ask: Tech Integration Made Easy with Wakelet - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Looking for a free multifaceted tech tool to introduce to your students? Look...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Looking for a free multifaceted tech tool to introduce to your students? Look no further; you've found Wakelet. Wakelet can be used in a variety of ways in your classroom. Learn to use Wakelet to engage your students in authentic instructional activities. Create collections with instructional activities or to tell stories. Have students create digital portfolios or collect other digital evidence. Come see how you can change instruction with Wakelet. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn basic use of Wakelet; 2. Explore three different ways to use Wakelet in the classroom; and 3. Plan for the use of Wakelet in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): curation (4), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Differentiation for Remote Learning - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Creating the learning environment for every student is difficult when faced...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Creating the learning environment for every student is difficult when faced with remote learning. Without differentiated instruction, students may not thrive. Promote engagement by providing students with a choice of materials that allows them to acquire the required skills. Allow students to demonstrate what they have learned in various ways. Learn strategies for remote differentiation when you join this session. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Understand Tomlinson's model for differentiated instruction; 2. Explore ways to provide multiple options to access content; and 3. Plan a differentiated content strategy for the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): differentiation (57), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Engage & Inspire with Virtual Field Trips - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Make an ordinary day extraordinary. Provide important context for your content,...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Make an ordinary day extraordinary. Provide important context for your content, ratchet-up engagement, and immerse all students in authentic learning experiences with virtual field trips. Discuss strategies that can deepen learning and focus on targeted instructional goals, whether challenges and observations during or reflections and extensions post-experience. Explore different field trip options and identify destinations that support your educational setting. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1.Understand how to use virtual field trips in the classroom; 2. Explore virtual field trip options; and 3. Plan for the use of virtual field trips in your classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): remote learning (17), virtual field trips (78)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Google MANIA - Create Your Own Editable Digital Worksheets - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Preparing lessons for a blended or remote classroom? Learn to create digital...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. Preparing lessons for a blended or remote classroom? Learn to create digital assignment templates and graphic organizers from your existing print materials. This workshop will show you how to take your most powerful worksheets and PDFs and turn them into editable worksheets using Google Slides. Versatile and adaptable across grade levels and content areas, appropriately designed and infused digital worksheets can contribute to student learning instead of merely keeping your students busy -- learn to understand the difference. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn the steps of using Google Slides to create digital worksheets; 2. Explore strategies to design digital worksheets that go beyond busywork; and 3. Plan for the use of digital worksheet templates in your classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Google (55), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Google MANIA - Accessibility Features for Diverse Learners - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. The Google suite has tools added for accessibility. Don't limit the use of these...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. The Google suite has tools added for accessibility. Don't limit the use of these tools in your classroom. Let's give all students the chance to show their best work. This session will introduce you to these features and show you how to use them to support all students. Even students who don't have a documented need may find these tools helpful. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Learn basic accessibility features included in the Google suite; 2. Explore instructional strategies that use the accessibility features; and 3. Plan for the use of Google suite accessibility features in the classroom. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Accessibility (10), Google (55), professional development (254), remote learning (17), Special Needs (45)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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OK2Ask: Google MANIA - Five Strategies for Feedback - TeachersFirst

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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. In this session, you will learn to see feedback as a teaching opportunity that...more
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This recording of an OK2Ask online professional learning session from July 2020, opens in Adobe Connect. In this session, you will learn to see feedback as a teaching opportunity that motivates students to make further progress. Students need descriptive feedback to improve their achievement. Using technology tools to deliver information that is both meaningful and actionable can change students' reactions to feedback. With good information on how their performance compares to the goal, students can become partners in a collaborative effort to better align their work with the instructional objective. Join us to learn five strategies that change the feedback loop in your classroom. As a result of this session, teachers will: 1. Recognize the components of effective feedback; 2. Develop an understanding of the RISE feedback model; and 3. Discover ways to use Google tools to deliver feedback to students. This session is appropriate for teachers at all technology levels.

tag(s): Google (55), professional development (254), remote learning (17)

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The archive of this teacher-friendly, hands-on webinar will empower and inspire you to use learning technology in the classroom and for professional productivity. As appropriate, specific classroom examples and ideas have been shared. View the session with a few of your teaching colleagues to find and share new ideas. Find additional information and links to tools at the session resource page. Learn more about OK2Ask and upcoming sessions here.
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