Education

TEACHING TIPS: For Educators On The Front Line (Spring 2021) (This course is now closed)

Course No. ED473k, ED573k

(This course is now closed.  We are no longer accepting registrations)

With 2020 behind us, we are still faced with the issues of how best to connect, engage, and support our students as we continue to deal with the Pandemic.  In this course, we have gathered together teachers on the front line who make a difference.  Join us as we begin another ten (10) valuable 1-hour sessions on Teaching Tips to assist you in your virtual, hybrid, and brick-and-mortar classroom. 

This course is appropriage for teachers K-12

Course dates and times:
April 5th – 16st, 2021
One Hour Session each weekday (Monday – Friday)
Starting at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (PST)

Topics covered are:

  • Building & Testing Cars with Early Elementary School Kids.  By Alice Baggett.
  • Five Steps to Making Your Video and Zoom Presence Awesome.  By Michael Boll.
  • The Disengaged: Rebooting the Idling Brain.  By Ann DeChenne.
  • Cyber Safety in Online Learning.  By Dr. Patricia Dickenson.   
  • Easy Online Tools to Transform Math Classes: Delta Math & Padlet.  By Aleta Doss.
  • Engagement, Formative Assessments, Student Buy-In.  By Julie Frederick.
  • Discovering the Art & Nature Interface.  By Eva Varga.‚Äč
  • Tips & Tools for Engaging Students. By Brenda McKinney.
  • Finding Hope in the Time of Pandemic.  By Dario Mobini.
  • Social Emotional Learning and the Distance Learning Child. By Lena Wheeling.

This series will support educators in both in-person and remote teaching of their students. This is a hybrid program combining live video sessions within an online course.

Note: Students missing a live presentation may view the recorded version in their online course space within 24 hours of the zoom meeting.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Registrants for this course, ED473k, TEACHING TIPS: For Educators on The Front Line (Spring 2021), may not register for the 3 quarter credit or 30 hour section due to the overlap in content between both offerings.
  • Registrants for the alternate 3 quarter credit course, ED473l, Education: Techniques for Coping with The New Normal, may not register for the 1 quarter credit or 10 hour course, due to the overlap in content between both offerings.

Download this important document on Zoom links, schedules, presenters, descriptions, participation, and bios.

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  • Reviewed ways to optimize remote learning with students.
  • Understood the importance of humanizing the educational experience, particularly within a virtual learning environment.
  • Engaged in a variety of activities, games, puzzles, and journaling to stimulate student learning and engagement
  • Learned the benefits of fostering positive, meaningful relationships between students and adults.
  • Gained easy access to online learning tools for math.
  • Learned teaching strategies for online student safety.

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