Sinopsis

Free Teacher PD selects the best webinars from SimpleK12's teacher professional development learning community and provides audio snippets to let you listen to audio webinars on the go. We cover every topic of interest to teachers, administrators and schools, and include topics that range from iPads and mobile learning to bullying, classroom management, and everything in between.

Episodios

  • Episode 023: The Lowdown on Bullying,Understand and Identify Bullying (2)

    Episode 023: The Lowdown on Bullying,Understand and Identify Bullying (2)

    11/06/2015 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of The Lowdown on Bullying, Understand and Identify Bullying, with Susan Brooks-Young. Susan Brooks-Young is an experienced educator, having spent 23 years as a classroom teacher (in grades pre-K to eighth) and as an administrator (an assistant principal, principal, and technology specialist). Susan has written hundreds of articles and several books about using instructional technology in schools. She is keenly interested in the use of mobile technologies for teaching and learning, and is currently working on several mobile touch technology projects. Susan is currently an educational speaker who offers training both in the U.S. and internationally.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 022: The Lowdown on Bullying, Understand and Identify Bullying (1)

    Episode 022: The Lowdown on Bullying, Understand and Identify Bullying (1)

    09/06/2015 Duración: 14min

    Glad to have you with us for a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of The Lowdown on Bullying: Understand and Identify Bullying, with Susan Brooks-Young. Do you, like many people, think bullying consists primarily of older boys targeting younger children?If so, that isn't always the case. You see, many instances of bullying occur between children who are the same age or in the same grade level. And, while direct bullying is typically the work of boys, a lot of bullying does occur between girls, too. Are you able to identify the three most common forms of bullying? Please join me as Susan Brooks-Young helps educators prepare to deal with bullying by offering a clear definition of bullying, shares common characteristics of bullies and their victims, and dispels some bullying stereotypes. Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 021: Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills (2)

    Episode 021: Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills (2)

    04/06/2015 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills, with Kim Munoz. Kimberly Munoz holds a special place in the hearts of all SimpleK12 staff and Teacher Learning Community members, as she was one of the first presenters in our webinar series when we started the Community in 2011. In fact, Kim holds the record, or is close to it, for the number of live webinar sessions she’s done. Aside from SimpleK12, Kim has another life. She is an Instructional Technologist for Franklin ISD and a former Bryan ISD middle school technology teacher with 15 years of teaching experience. Kim’s experience also includes being a TAP Mentor Teacher, as well as serving as a member of the Bryan ISD iSupport Team, which aids teachers and students in their use of technology. Kimberly also enjoys sharing her favorite tools, ideas and resources on her blog at techmunoz.edublogs.org.  But, her favorite thing of all is spending time with her three beautiful girls and wonderful husband.

  • Episode 020: Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills (1)

    Episode 020: Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills (1)

    02/06/2015 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Student Projects that Promote 21st Century Skills, with Kim Munoz. Do your class projects help your students develop 21st century skills? You've likely heard of "21st century skills," but maybe you aren't sure exactly what they are or how best to promote them. Join Kim Munoz as she defines 21st century skills, and then shares several student projects that foster some of the 21st century skills our students need to cultivate. She will present examples of student work, discuss the tools used to complete them, and provide step-by-step instructions for putting everything together.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 019: 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need (2)

    Episode 019: 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need (2)

    28/05/2015 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need, with Paula Naugle. Paula Naugle has an MEd in Educational Technology Leadership from Southeastern Louisiana University and received her BS in elementary education from York College of Pennsylvania. She has taught for 36 years, and is currently teaching 4th graders math and social studies at Bissonet Plaza, a suburban public school just outside New Orleans. Paula is an Edmodo certified teacher, a Microsoft Innovative Educator, a PBWorks certified teacher, a Promethean trainer at her school, a member of the Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council of Louisiana, a moderator for #4thchat on Twitter and one of the organizers for #edcampLouisiana. Paula was recognized as the Educator of the Year in 2010 for Region 1 in Louisiana, and has presented both in person and virtually at many conferences at the state, national, and international levels. And, here we go…   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 018: 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need (1)

    Episode 018: 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need (1)

    26/05/2015 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need, with Paula Naugle. With so much information on the Internet, it can be difficult to sift through search results to find just the information you need… Unless you know some tricks to narrowing your searches. In this fast-paced audio selection from one of our most popular webinars in SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community, you will learn some Google search tips and tricks that will help you and your students search more effectively and efficiently. Join Paula Naugle as she shares how to become a better online researcher.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 017: Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management (2)

    Episode 017: Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management (2)

    21/05/2015 Duración: 16min

    Great to have you back for a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management, with Monica Burns. We’ve met Monica before, and you learned about flipping classrooms with her in episodes 8 and 9 of this free Teacher PD podcast. Monica Burns is a well-versed educator and teacher trainer, and the best way to keep track of what she’s up to beyond her work with SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community is to check out her website at ClassTechTips.com or on Twitter @ClassTechTips. So, here we go… Monica Burns and more on free iPad apps for classroom management.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 016: Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management (1)

    Episode 016: Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management (1)

    19/05/2015 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management, with Monica Burns. Whether you're a teacher with one iPad or are working in a 1:1 classroom, there are plenty of free apps you can use to keep your students in check. So, please join Monica Burns as she shares free apps for classroom management for teachers with access to an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone. These apps will help ease transitions in your classroom, hold students accountable, and make your life managing a classroom of students much easier! Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 015: Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom (2)

    Episode 015: Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom (2)

    14/05/2015 Duración: 16min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom, with Jerry Swiatek. At this point, if you’ve been around the SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community or this Free Teacher PD podcast much at all, you already know Jerry. So, for now, let me just say this:  the guy’s good and he knows what he’s talking about, so get out your pads and pencils and…   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 014: Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom (1)

    Episode 014: Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom (1)

    12/05/2015 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Save Time and Paper, Collecting Student Work in a Paperless Classroom, with our old friend, Jerry Swiatek. Running a paperless classroom sounds great, but figuring out how students will turn in their digital work can be tricky. Many school districts do not allow students to use email during school, and do we really need to know our students' personal email addresses? In this podcast episode, join Jerry Swiatek as he explores how you can use Dropbox or Google Drive to collect your students' digital works. In addition, Jerry will explore several tools that can be used with these services to help transform the way students turn in their work. So, please join us to learn how easy it can be to begin the transition to a paperless classroom using Dropbox or Google Drive.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 013: Integrating Technology and Marzanos Instructional Strategies (2)

    Episode 013: Integrating Technology and Marzano's Instructional Strategies (2)

    07/05/2015 Duración: 16min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Integrating Technology and Marzano's Instructional Strategies, with Dr. Jayme Linton. You already know Jayme if you’ve been around any of the live SimpleK12 webinars before, as she’s one of our more popular presenters. You also may recall her earlier talks in this Free Teacher PD podcast series, as she covered Google Forms back in episodes 6 and 7. So, please join me in welcoming back Jayme Linton, for Part 2 of Integrating Technology and Marzano's Instructional Strategies.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 012: Integrating Technology and Marzanos Instructional Strategies (1)

    Episode 012: Integrating Technology and Marzano's Instructional Strategies (1)

    05/05/2015 Duración: 16min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Integrating Technology and Marzano's Instructional Strategies, with one of my favorite presenters, Jayme Linton. Are you looking for ways to boost student achievement in your classroom? In this podcast episode, you will discover how you can utilize technology to improve learning in your classroom by examining Marzano's nine high-yield instructional strategies. I know you’re glad to have Jayme Linton back with us. So, please join Jayme as she explores technology tools that are research-based, easy-to-use, and effective for increasing student achievement.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 011: Going Google, An Overview of Googles iOS Apps (2)

    Episode 011: Going Google, An Overview of Google's iOS Apps (2)

    30/04/2015 Duración: 14min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Going Google, An Overview of Google's iOS Apps, with Jerry Swiatek. At this point, our Going Google presenter, Mr. Jerry Swiatek needs little introduction.  You likely just completed part 1 of this topic with Jerry, and you probably listened to him in episodes 4 and 5 on digital storytelling. Speaking of storytelling, Jerry’s as good a storyteller as there is in the teacher professional development arena, so I’ll close my yapper and turn this baby over to Jerry.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 010: Going Google, An Overview of Googles iOS Apps (1)

    Episode 010: Going Google, An Overview of Google's iOS Apps (1)

    28/04/2015 Duración: 16min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Going Google, An Overview of Google's iOS Apps, with Jerry Swiatek. Is your bookshelf full of old, dusty three-ring binders? Well, get those binders off of your bookshelf and create a virtual space to store your favorite websites, documents, and videos where you can share them with your students and colleagues. LiveBinders allows you to create virtual three-ring binders using tabs to keep your resources organized. In this session, please join Jerry Swiatek as he discusses how to set up and maintain a LiveBinder. He will also take a look at some examples of how educators are using LiveBinders to stay organized.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 009: Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction (2)

    Episode 009: Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction (2)

    23/04/2015 Duración: 13min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction, with Monica Burns. Monica’s background is extensive. She is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. In her role as a classroom teacher in general education and Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) settings, she used iPads one-to-one with her students, while aligning her instruction to the Common Core State Standards. Monica is a regular contributor to Edutopia and appoLearning, in addition to sharing favorite apps and lesson ideas on her blog ClassTechTips.com. In her current role as an independent education consultant, she works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels and she provides support to organizations looking to use technology to reach children and families in need. Check her out at ClassTechTips.com or on Twitter @ClassTechTips.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 008: Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction (1)

    Episode 008: Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction (1)

    21/04/2015 Duración: 12min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction, with Monica Burns. You've likely heard the buzz about the Flipped Classroom, but do you know what flipping your classroom really means? Here's your chance to learn all about this exciting movement in education, and how you can use it to gain more hands-on time in class. Join Monica Burns as she discusses the Flipped Classroom concept, how it works, why teachers are trying it, and where you can get started.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 007: Make Google Forms Work for You! (2)

    Episode 007: Make Google Forms Work for You! (2)

    14/04/2015 Duración: 15min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Make Google Forms Work for You, with Jayme Linton. Dr. Jayme Linton is Assistant Professor of Education at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina. Jayme developed and coordinates Lenoir-Rhyne’s graduate program in online teaching and instructional design, and successfully completed the Ph.D. program in teacher education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Jayme received a bachelor’s in elementary education from Western Carolina University and a master’s in curriculum and instruction from Appalachian State University. Previously, she held positions as Instructional Technology Facilitator, Staff Development Coordinator, Instructional Coach, and elementary teacher. She was recognized by the National School Board Association as one of the "20 to Watch" for 2012-13 and was selected for ISTE's Making IT Happen Award by NCTIES in 2013. Jayme is co-founder of #NCed, a bi-weekly Twitter chat for North Carolina educators, and #edteach,

  • Episode 006: Make Google Forms Work for You! (1)

    Episode 006: Make Google Forms Work for You! (1)

    14/04/2015 Duración: 17min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 1 of Make Google Forms Work for You, by one of our most popular presenters, Jayme Linton. You're probably familiar with Google Drive and may have used Google applications to create online documents, spreadsheets, or presentations, but have you ever used Google Forms? Google Forms is probably one of the most useful and often underutilized Google tools. In this episode, Jayme will teach you how to put Google Forms to work for you! Google Forms can be used for surveys, process checks, formative assessments, contact logs, exit tickets, and a lot of other interesting things! And, Jayme will share sample classroom and administrative forms. Educators and administrators from all grade levels will enjoy this episode. So, please welcome Jayme Linton as she shows you how to create, use, and share Google Forms.   Let’s get learning!

  • Episode 005: Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (2)

    Episode 005: Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (2)

    14/04/2015 Duración: 17min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD:  Part 2 of Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling  and our presenter, Jerry Swiatek. Let me take a moment to tell you a tad more about this talented presenter. Jerry is a Google Certified Teacher, as well as a Google Apps Certified Administrator. He is a also a District Technology Specialist for the Citrus County School District in Citrus County, FL, where he works with teachers and students helping them to integrate technology into their classrooms. He has spent time in the classroom as well, teaching World Geography to high school freshmen. Jerry is the founder and organizer of EdCamp Citrus, an education unconference designed to bring educators together to discuss education issues and technology that works. He is also very involved in the #edchat movement on Twitter. Each week, Jerry archives each of the #edchat discussions, making them available to educators all over the world. He often presents at educational technology conferences across t

  • Episode 004: Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (1)

    Episode 004: Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling (1)

    14/04/2015 Duración: 18min

    Welcome to a new episode of Free Teacher PD. Today we will feature teacher-trainer extraordinaire, Mr. Jerry Swiatek and his topic: Part 1 of Foster Creativity and Innovation with Digital Storytelling. As educators, most of us recognize the importance of helping students develop their creative and innovative abilities. One really fun, interesting, and useful way to do this is with digital storytelling, where students use digital tools to create and share their own stories. In this episode, we'll discuss specifically how digital storytelling can be used in the classroom. Digital storytelling provides an excellent way for students to tell who they are, share their experiences, and reflect on what they've learned. Jerry will also share some of the many web tools available to help make digital storytelling a breeze. Kids love to be creative and share stories about themselves... Digital storytelling is the perfect way to let them do it!   Let’s get learning!

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