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Blue Level 25 East Side [clear filter]
Wednesday, October 24

10:15am EDT

The Parent Trap: Bridging the Knowledge Gap Between School and Home
Bridge the knowledge gap between school and home. De-mystify classroom technology through parent education and communication. By bringing parents into the fold, you will empower your teachers to use a greater array of tools and your students to engage with their parents on a comfortable level.

Wednesday October 24, 2012 10:15am - 11:10am EDT
Blue Level 25 East Side Putnam Investments Clubhouse

11:30am EDT

Blended learning: Extending a Virtual Hand of Support Online Through the Universal Design for Learning
How does a teacher offer a virtual hand of support to students when they are lost? What strategies and techniques can teachers use online to engage students, address the different learning styles, differentiate instruction, and also provide opportunities for student self-reflection and frequent formative assessments and check-ins? This workshop provides examples of student work and courses designs that answer these questions by integrating universal design for learning into a blended approach.


Wednesday October 24, 2012 11:30am - Wednesday December 31, 1969 4:00pm EST
Blue Level 25 East Side Putnam Investments Clubhouse

2:00pm EDT

Using a Blended Approach to Address Instructional Issues and Make Student Thinking More Visible
A blended approach focused on 21st century project-based learning. We will demonstrate how we are solving instructional problems, making student thinking more visible and going global with the support of technology. Topics include: 21st century project-based learning, the flipped model and online discussion forums.

Wednesday October 24, 2012 2:00pm - 2:55pm EDT
Blue Level 25 East Side Putnam Investments Clubhouse

3:15pm EDT

How Twitter Can Change Professional Development
Learn why Twitter should be their primary professional development tool. Explore how to participate more fully in Twitter by learning how to find people to follow, gain followers, effectively use hashtags, participate in different Twitter communities, and use Twitter tools to stay connected. First time, as well as long time, users of Twitter are welcome.


Tony Baldasaro

Chief Human Resource Officer, Virtual Learning Academy Charter School

Wednesday October 24, 2012 3:15pm - 4:10pm EDT
Blue Level 25 East Side Putnam Investments Clubhouse

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