Presented at NJAET 26th Annual Conference 10/26/2013 #DigitalMomentum
1. NJAET's 26th Annual Conference #DigitalMomentum October 26, 2013www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com
2. You will leave with 0 At least 2 dozen free web tools to use forPD 0 Several strategies for delivering and promoting PD 0 Examples of successful PD practices 0 Access to all materials for future reference or to turnkey information 3. Allow me to introduce myself 0 Seriously from South Jersey 0 Educational Technology Specialist (Millville PublicSchools, Millville, NJ) 0 Site Coordinator, 21st Century Community Learning Center (DOE grant) 0 Alternate Route teacher 0 Contact me 0 Twitter @AliciaMackall 0 Email AliciaMackall@gmail.com 4. Housekeeping 0 Backchannel/ Parking Lotwww.TodaysMeet.com/NJAET 0 All session information available at www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com 0 Tweet? 0 #NJAET #DigitalMomentum 0 #NJED 0 @AliciaMackall 5. E is for Excellence (in PD practices) 0 Evaluate 0 What are you currently doing? 0 What is working? Whats not? 0 How is your audience responding?0 Examine 0 What do other schools/ organizations do? 0 Research 6. E is for Excellence (continued) 0 Experiment 0 Try something/ everything new or different 0 Fail 0 Engage 0 Make it meaningful 0 Entertain0 Expand 7. COOL presentation TOOLS for SCHOOLS Prezi Powtoon HaikuDeck Popplet Slideshare 8. 8 GREAT Tips for Awesome PD (and the cool tools that go with them) 1.Encourage use of a backchannel 2.Make your material digital 3.Make your session interactive 4.Flipped learning style 5.Promote professional development 6.Be creative with timing 7.Use social media 8.Keep it ongoing 9. Tip 1: Embrace the Backchannel 0 Create a silent parking lot 0 Encourage collaboration and communicationTodays Meet Padlet Twiducate Twitterwww.todaysmeet.com www.padlet.com www.twiducate.com www.twitter.com 10. Tip 2: Lets Get Digital 0 Webinars (nights/ weekends) 0 Reach multiple classrooms/ schools/ districts 0 All info available on web Mighty Meeting Big Marker On Webinar Wix Weebly LiveBinder Deliciouswww.mightymeeting.com www.bigmarker.com www.onwebinar.com www.wix.com www.weebly.com www.livebinder.com www.delicious.com 11. Tip 3: Interactive or Bust 0 Attendees are active participants 0 Student Response SystemPoll Everywhere Socrative Google Drivewww.polleverywhere.com www.socrative.com www.drive.google.com 12. Tip 4: Flip It 0 Doesnt have to be completely 0 Potential productsI Use SMART Recorder YouTube/ Vimeo Edmodo Prezi: http://prezi.com/0tmys9qlsrgy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Alicias Flip It! Pinterest Board: http://pinterest.com/AliciaMackall/flip-it/ Flipped Learning Twitter Hashtags: #flippedclass #flipclass #flippedlearning #flippedtip 13. A Few Flipping Tools Flipped Lessons iTunes U and iTunes Khan Academy YouTube and YouTube Edu TeacherTube SchoolTube Ted-Talks and Ted EdScreencasting Software Camtasia Studio (PC) or Camtasia for Mac Jing Snagit Screenflow Web-based Screencasting Screencast-o-matic Screenr Online Whiteboard Scriblink EducreationsScreencast Hosting Options Screencast.com Youtube Vimeo TeacherTube SchoolTube Dropbox Google DriveOnline Learning Platform Moodle BlackBoard Edmodo Schoology Sophia Lore (formerly Coursekit) Lectrio Brainhoney Haiku iPad Whiteboard/ Video apps Screenchomp (free) Knowmia Teach (free) Showme (free) Educreations (free) Explain Everything ($3) Ask3 (free) 14. Tip 5: PR your PD 0 Promote opportunities 0 Generate interest/ excitementSmore iMovie (app, $) Twitter 15. Tip 6: Aint Nobody Got Time For That! 0 Before and after school mini sessions 0 Open lab/ open door days 0 Teacher technology club 0 Students teach teachers 16. Tip 7: Get Connected 0 Teach and model good social media usage 0 Share informative blogs 0 School/ district Pinterest or Twitter hashtagTwitter Hootsuite Pinterest 17. Tip 8: Never Ending Story 0 Teach your audience to ask and answer questions 0 Promote webinars and learning opportunitieshttp://www.livebinders.com/play/play/943350 18. BONUS TIP! If you feed them, they will come. 19. Thanks for joining me! Twitter: @AliciaMackall All session materials available at www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com. Next up, join me forWhat the Tech Cant You Do?!