Online Professional Development

Online Professional Development Opportunities

I will be leading the following online book studies through the Kent State University Research Center for Education.  

Learning First Technology Second, by Dr. Liz Kolb.
June 10- June 23, 2019 | $50.00 | Click here to learn more and register

This workshop will provide educators with a comprehensive understanding of effective technology integration and techniques for utilizing the Triple E Framework to design authentic technology integrated lessons. You will review the current research about technology integration and learn how the Triple E Framework can be used independently or as an extension to the TPACK, SAMR and Tims Framework.

Lifelong Kindergarten, by Mitch Resnick
June 10- June 23, 2019 | $50.00 | Click here to learn more and register

You will enjoy this refreshing book by Dr.Mitch Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media lab.  Resnick makes a great case that “ the rest of school (even the rest of life) should be more like kindergarten”  Beginning with “Froebels Kindergarten” in 1837 Resnick shows us how we can nurture creativity and learning in ourselves and our students. Skills that are necessary for todays learner. You will create an action plan to enhance your classroom applying the concepts of “ imagining, creating, playing, sharing, and reflecting”