are a convenient way to participate and gain professional development
without the hassle of flights and travel details. Here are a handful of
upcoming FREE webinars for educators:
Joy of Learning at Classroom 2.0 Live
with Barbara Bray on Saturday, October 30, 2010 9am PST will provide an
overview of learning, the background of flow, where technology helps,
and why it is important to bring back joy to learning so students and
teachers are engaged in a joyful learning experience.
ideas, websites, projects, and products helps teachers and learners
alike. When you share, you get back more than you give. You can build a
collaborative, learning environment by building in activities that
Create projects that have students work in pairs or small teams.
Encourage students to communicate with each other while they are working on projects.
Individuals and groups are regularly using My eCoach, with many users returning to realize the benefits of their lifetime memberships. Below are some exciting projects currently happening in My eCoach:
Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii
teachers are including inquiry and project-based learning in their
lessons. Barbara worked with an amazing team of facilitators who guided
15 teams of 8-10 teachers to create public service announcements about
their school. Read more...
Madison Middle School in Oakland, CA
is creating exciting learning environments where teachers participate
in job-embedded ... more...
Here are some current and upcoming online conferences and events for educators:
K12 Online Conference
going on now for the next 2 weeks and is a free online conference that
invites participation from educators around the world interested in
innovative ways Web 2.0 tools and technologies can be used to improve
The 2010 CRSTE Global Symposium
will be held evenings and weekends for nine days, from October 16 - 24,
2010, to pursue and explore this notion of worldwide collaboration
among professional educators. Online and free.
The Common Core Standards (English/Language Arts and Mathematics) are available in the My eCoach standards alignment tool. We encourage you to add the standard that meets the learning objective or target with your lesson or project. There are a few projects matched to the standards.
Add The Common Core Standards to your Standards List. Go to Toolkit > Standards.
Choose Common Core Standards and any other standards you want in your Standards List. Then click Save.