Category Archives: Teachers Helping Teachers 2014

Reflections ‘Teachers Helping Teachers’ conference

Presenting at the CAIS Teachers Helping Teachers conference this past Tuesday was a true honor and pleasure. Not only was I able to share something that was passionate to me with my fellow educators, but I was also able to connect, communicate, … Continue reading

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Unconference Link for 2014 Teachers Helping Teachers

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Welcome Slides for 2014 Teachers Helping Teachers

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Glogster EDU: A Versatile and Powerful Web Tool.

Session Times 10:15 a.m. & 1:25 p.m. What I find most valuable when I attend a professional conference, is a takeaway I can use immediately. During this session, you will sign up for a free account at Glogster EDU, and … Continue reading

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From 30 to 300: how to build your video confidence and style

Looking to present a stronger you in your videos?  In this workshop, we’ll discuss fixes for the common fears, mishaps, and mistakes teachers encounter when making videos for flipped, blended, or online classes.  Exercises and heightened awareness will help you … Continue reading

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Robotics + STEM: Creating and Programming with LEGO WeDo

Workshop session times: 12:05p.m. & 1:25p.m. As a new member of the CAIS family, I am excited and looking forward to the Teachers Helping Teachers Event on Tuesday, January 28. Robotics epitomizes many of the 21st century skills, including organization, … Continue reading

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We’re Excited To Use Our #caisct Before, During, & After Our Event

So many educators who are new to Twitter have asked colleagues on the Commission for Professional Development how Twitter helps with professional learning. We posted this video to explain that answer quickly. We’ll discuss more dynamic ways starting tomorrow morning. … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

In this age of instant messaging, twitter, and blogging, these advanced forms of communication have found their way into our classrooms. This has increased the speed of communication, instant feed back. You can share your thoughts with the world in … Continue reading

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Transforming to a Digital World

Journalism has changed.  In order to keep up with the real world and continue to make our Journalism curriculum and the student newspaper a real-world relevant experience for our students we had to transform the learning experience. The odyssey to … Continue reading

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Interactive Notebooks in High-Tech / Low-Tech Classrooms

I haven’t run into many middle school math teachers who *love* their math textbooks. We often lament that we could do a better job creating our own, and this summer I decided to look into it. I read up on … Continue reading

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