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Next week is the Missouri Distance Learning Association‘s annual conference. This summer, it will be held in St. Louis, Missouri. Cooperating School Districts‘ Nancy George and Stephanie Madlinger (MoDLA‘s 2011 Excellence Winner in K-12) will be presenting on Friday, July 27th at the conference. Keynotes include both K-12 and higher education speakers. To read more about it, and their presentations, click on the image to go to the online program.
Would you like to have a second or third teacher help support your students? Are you ready to teach in the cloud? This workshop is for those interested in connecting with their students through online, collaborative environments. We’ll explain how to use an online community to expand your teaching and support your students learning.
We also will discuss various tools that can help you make the most of peer coaching, connecting to experts, and teaching outside the four walls of the classroom. We will explore online learning communities such an Edmodo and Moodle, and then take it one step further and explore social networks such as Google+, Facebook and Twitter. Other online resources discussed include social bookmarking sites like Delicious, Symbaloo and Diigo.
Are you ready explore how to connect with students in their world and teach beyond the traditional classroom day? Sign up for July 12th’s workshop, Getting Social in the Classroom. CSD members pay $110; 1 graduate credit is available at an addition fee. Register through this link by Monday, July 9.
K-12 educators, we still have spots open in two tele classes scheduled for next week: Creating ActivBoard Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students (Level 2) and Google Tools for Educators. The Promethean class is 8:30-3:30 on March 28th; the Google class is 4:00-7:00 on March 28 and 29th. Classes are $149 CSD member; $189 non-member. Register here, today- registration closes Thursday, March 22nd!
The tele is equipped with dual platform computers that use both Windows and Macintosh operating systems. With any class, you will have the option of working either in a PC or Mac environment. Our instructors are skilled, knowledgeable and approachable! Our focus is on student outcomes and developing 21st century skills. These small-sized classes provide you with: hands-on activities, skill building time, plus time to create usable lesson plans with newly acquired technology skills. To read full descriptions of the classes listed above, please visit www.csd.org/tele.
In this May 11th RPDC workshop, participants will learn how to take short cuts with many Google Tools and Features. Google Certified Teacher Stephanie Madlinger will share the best tips & tricks to save you time and become a more effective 21st Century educator.
Did you know that you could use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment? Are you interested in creating a variety of online forms for assessment through surveys, quizzes, and questionnaires? In this full day of instruction for beginners, participants will learn how Google Documents and Google Apps can support and organize your learning 24/7. Participants will explore Advanced Search techniques to discover easier ways to find images, resources and websites. Learn how to develop your own online calendar to access anytime, anywhere. Then share it with your students, parents or co-workers if you wish. We will learn how to organize your Google email with colors, tags and folders to keep your life easier. We will then dive deeper into Even More Apps. These applications are the hidden treasure of Google. Participants will be empowered by the end of this workshop to get organized over the summer!
Audience: All K-12 Educators – Bring Your Own Laptop
Cost: $95 CSD Members; $120 Non-Members
Reference #: 24031-30 | Registration Deadline: April 27, 2012
Contact: Tiffiny Creech | Email: email@example.com | Phone: 314-692-1256
Location: RCEW, Partnership Conference Center at 8225 Florissant Rd. ,
St. Louis Missouri 63121
Come hear Mark McLeod’s keynote – “Planting a Seed to be the Best!,” plus choose from 26 breakout sessions at the St. Louis Regional Professional Development Center/ Cooperating School Districts’ annual Best Practices Conference at the St. Charles Convention Center on February 28, 2012!
The best of the best from local schools will share their best practices with participants. This year’s theme is Honoring Teachers, Classrooms and Schools That Get Results. You can read more about it here . A sample of breakout sessions include:
- Multifaceted Differentiation- Michele Cherry, Wentzville SD
- Google Tools to Improve Professional Collaboration- Lydia Spoor, Ritenour SD
- How to Improve Student Achievement in Math by NOT Grading Homework- Jonathan Isaacson, Hillsboro SD
- Interactive Learning Strategies that Increase Student Engagement- Peggy Dersch, CSD, Jana Reiter, Parkway SD
- Conferring with Confidence- Julie Linck, Pattonville SD
- Questioning Techniques that Maximizes Student Engagement- Mark McLeod
- Closing the Gap One Learning Target at a Time- Courtney Rejniak, Dan Tripp, Parkway SD
- Creating a Sense of Cultural Literacy- Bertha Richardson, RPDC
- Vocabulary Strategies for Secondary Students: Making it “Click”- Mitzi Brammer, Special SD
- Raising the Bar, Lowering the Cost- Don Jeffries, Windsor C-1 SD
You can finish the day at the CSD Winter Conference with keynote Mark McLeod as he explores strategies used by administrators to successfully lead schools. Mark’s keynote address on positive leadership through instructional supervision, relationship building, effective instruction, student-teacher motivation and more promises to be inspiring and motivating! This session is an additional $30 and includes dinner.
Graduate credit is available for an additional fee. For additional questions please contact Karen Vaughan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-692-1250 or Dave Sanders at email@example.com or call 314-692-1219. Register online. CSD members just pay $60 for attending.