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and online college-level writing courses. Named Teacher of the. Year at Windsor High School in 2010, she complements her in-class instruction with online discussions and group collaboration using a variety of Web 2.0 tools in a unique teacher-designed blended learning curriculum. She writes an education blog, leads.
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On-Site Professional Development Customized for Your Needs

Blended Learning: Weave Web 2.0 Technology Into Your Curriculum Want to integrate Web 2.0 technology into your curriculum to engage students, differentiate instruction, and create a student-centered classroom? This hands-on seminar provides concrete strategies to create a blended learning model. This session provides: 1.

Support materials and concrete strategies to aid teachers in creating and maintaining a virtual safe space, building an online community, supporting students in saying something substantial, and choosing a realistic facilitation role.

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Tips for designing discussion questions/topics that will drive dynamic conversations and engage higher-order thinking skills. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see how questions can be paired with content to flip their instruction.

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Opportunities to explore innovative student driven projects/ assignments.

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Time to brainstorm how teachers can create student-centered learning opportunities that build on work done online.

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Hands-on practice with Google docs, Collaborize Classroom (free online discussion platform), Linoit, and Socrative!

Related Resources: Blended Learning in Grades 4–12 Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-Centered Classrooms

AUTHOR BIO Catlin Tucker teaches English language arts at Sonoma County’s Windsor High School and online college-level writing courses. Named Teacher of the Year at Windsor High School in 2010, she complements her in-class instruction with online discussions and group collaboration using a variety of Web 2.0 tools in a unique teacher-designed blended learning curriculum. She writes an education blog, leads professional development, designs curriculum, and speaks at education technology events.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS SEMINAR:

• 4–12 Teachers & Administrators FORMAT:

• 1- or 2-day seminar ATTENDEES WILL LEARN HOW TO:

• Develop an online community • Practice designing online discussions and activities • Explore a flipped classroom model • Create and use student-driven projects

This guide helps teachers integrate online with faceto-face instruction to personalize learning, increase engagement, and prepare students for high-stakes exams without sacrificing class time.

To learn more about customizing your professional development journey, call 800-831-6640. N134D5