Back by popular demand, Stacy Gauthier is offering a unique, ConVal-focused series of five online workshops on best practices for the use of digital tools and teaching strategies in a technology-enabled learning environment.
Whether we return to face-to-face instruction in the classroom or continue with remote instruction in the fall, these workshop themes cover student engagement, differentiation, and personalization with both synchronous and asynchronous learning options.
To sign up, click any of the links below. Please note that the workshops are limited to 15 seats each.
Tuesday, July 7th (9:30-11:00)
Increase Online Engagement Remotely and in the Classroom
IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS SESSION IS A REPEAT OF THE SESSION THAT WAS OFFERED DURING THE END OF YEAR TEN DAYS WITH STAFF.
Explore & practice methods for encouraging engagement with students in an online-only setting (that also work well in the face-to-face classroom too). Discover screen-casting tools to assist with flipped classroom and parent communication.
Tuesday, July 14th (9:30-11:00)
Strategic Teaching with Formative Assessment Tools
Explore Gimkit, EdPuzzle, and PearDeck, to vary and enhance your remote instruction in both synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Learn how to use these tools to strategically assign homework that works as a true formative assessment to measure student progress and determine your teaching moves.
Tuesday, July 21th (9:30-11:00)
Google Classroom Tips: Re-Imagining Learning Menus for Optimum Differentiation in a Remote & Hybrid Setting
Differentiation can still happen as students learn remotely. Learn how to redesign your learning menu strategy and differentiate when students meet you online. Learn to capitalize on students’ learning preferences and strategically assign tasks in Google Classroom.
Tuesday, July 28th (9:30-11:00)
For MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL Educators – Standards Based & Project Based Learning with NoodleTools for Research Skills
Launch your course with a project! Learn how to harness students’ natural interests to teach the grade level content you’ve been assigned. Learn to use NoodleTools to help students develop the research skills they will need to thrive in the future. Due to the focus on NoodleTools, this session is open to middle and high school educators only.
Tuesday, August 4th (9:30-11:00)
The Deliberate Educator
From Standards to Assessments, revisit the “soup to nuts” of teaching as we re-imagine it for the online and hybrid instruction. Unpack your standards and skill goals to focus on what matters most for each child. Increase student interest and inspire students to learn independently.