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2 Free Distance Learning Webinars (and other Learning Opportunities)

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison
2 Free Distance Learning Webinars (and other Learning Opportunities)

Yesterday, I mentioned a free webinar I'll be running next week. Over 1,200 people have signed up for this webinar and I can't wait to dive into the topic. With that in mind, I thought I would share a few more learning opportunities.   Webinar: How to Boost Attendance and Engagement in Virtual Class Meetings   Educator Expertise: Beginning to Emerging Description: It can be downright defeating…

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Supporting Teachers in a Time of Change - My own reflection on the last few weeks teaching

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison

I thought this would be a good time to reflect on the last couple of weeks of remote learning. I have been lucky that I teach online and my students are familiar with learning online. The majority of my students are from five high schools. They range from grade 10 to 12. We use a learner management system (LMS) to administer, track, document and deliver courses. The LMS is easy to use and allows students…

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John Spencer - Engagement Can Be Challenging with Virtual Meetings

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison
John Spencer - Engagement Can Be Challenging with Virtual Meetings

Earlier today, I wrote a tweet and a short Facebook post about this particular topic. After receiving several emails and messages from teachers, I thought it might be fun to take a deeper dive into the topic with a free webinar. My goal is to keep it practical and interactive. You can find the registration link here. It's also a topic I cover this topic in-depth in the upcoming professional development…

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What's next for schools after coronavirus? Here are 5 big issues and opportunities.

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison
What's next for schools after coronavirus? Here are 5 big issues and opportunities.

Author - Andy Hargreaves No schools, no exams, more online learning and parents in COVID-19 lockdown with their kids. What a mess! People are responding heroically. Some parents are working from home, others have lost their jobs and teachers are creating an entire new way of doing their jobs — not to mention the kids themselves, stuck inside without their friends. Somehow, we will get through this.…

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Free Webinar -Anne Davies

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison

Feedback for Learning: Ideas for online learning A free webinar with Anne Davies, PhD, Sandra Herbst, and Brenda Augusta Dear Joe, Unprecedented times? Yes. And yet, even in our new ways of working online and distributed across distance, learners require feedback. More than ever they need feedback that identifies strengths upon which further learning can be built and areas that need to be improved. Feedback…

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