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.
Episode 003: Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology (2)14/04/2015 Duración: 15min
Welcome to Part 2 of Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology. If you listened to Part 1, you’ll know that Shelly Terrell is our speaker today on this topic. But, what you maybe don’t know is how incredibly talented and multi-faceted Shelly is. So, let me take just a moment to tell you. Shelly Terrell is a teacher trainer, instructional designer, and author. She has been recognized by various notable entities, such as the ELTon Awards, The New York Times, and Microsoft’s Heroes for Education, as a leader and visionary for teacher-driven professional development, education technology, elearning, and mobile learning . She is the co-founder of the #Edchat movement, the Reform Symposium Global E-Conference, and The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators. Shelly has trained teachers and taught learners in over 100 countries and has consulted with organizations such as UNESCO Bangkok, The European Union aPLaNet Project, Cultura Inglesa of Brazil, the British Council in South East Asia, and more. Shelly hosts Americ
Episode 002: Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology (1)13/04/2015 Duración: 20min
Welcome to our first “real episode” of Free Teacher PD. I’m Michael Werner, and it’s an honor to be your host for what we hope will become a go-to podcast for you. And, what better way to kick off this new podcast series than with one SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community’s most favorite presenters, Shelly Terrell. I’ll tell you more about Shelly in Part 2 of this topic. Today we’re going to present Part 1 of a great webinar audio from SURVIVAL TIPS FOR TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY. Many of today's learners have daily access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) that push their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to new heights. The KEY QUESTIONS that this episode will answer are: How do we best support learning with ICTs so that students stay on track and aren't navigating alone? AND… How do we use technology in a way that promotes creativity and critical thinking skills? SO… Please join me now in welcoming Shelly Terrell as she shares tips for managing a classroom full of technology and
Episode 001: Free Teacher PD - What It's All About07/04/2015 Duración: 04min
Hi. Michael Werner here. I’m the CEO at SimpleK12.com, the home of the Teacher Learning Community. Over the last 30 years, we’ve been helping teachers learn and explore the intersection of technology and the classroom. In recent years, much of this learning has taken place inside the Teacher Learning Community. One of the most frequent requests we’ve had in the last year is for other ways to access the great content that our presenters share in the over 600 live webinars we produce each year. Of course, inside the Community, we offer our members complete access to archived webinar recordings that they can view on their own, any time and anywhere they like… It’s what we like to call: Professional Development in Your PJs. That’s why, if you’ve been around SimpleK12 at all, you’ll notice the bunny slippers as part of our logo and in other things we do. Actually, getting a pair of real baby blue bunny slippers from SimpleK12 is something that some of our Community members go to great lengths to obtain. But, what