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John Spencer - 2 Recorded Webinars

Apr 23, 2020 jjamison
John Spencer -  2 Recorded Webinars

I'm a huge fan of taking creative risks and trying something new. For this reason, I decided to do my first two live webinars this week. It was a truly energizing experience for me! Even though I'm an introvert, I loved the chance to connect and learn together. Below you'll see links to the webinar replays and to the slideshows. I've also included information about a self-paced 2-week professional…

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Students on remote learning: More creativity, interaction needed.

Apr 22, 2020 jjamison
Students on remote learning: More creativity, interaction needed.

Teachers and administrators are reaching out and communicating with students about how school has changed because of closures, but what students would like is a better online classroom experience and more interaction with teachers and peers, according to survey results from Phi Delta Kappa International. Nineteen percent of high school students responding, for example, said video chats would make…

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Online Resources for Science at Home

Apr 22, 2020 jjamison
Online Resources for Science at Home

When you can't come to the museums, we bring the museums to you!   Main Site Small Navigation Visit Online Resources for Science at Home Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Canada Aviation and Space Museum Canada Science and Technology Museum What's On Exhibitions Collection & Research Educational Programs Join & Support Channel Search Toggle Français     Online…

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Science World - Free Webinars and Resources

Apr 21, 2020 jjamison
Science World - Free Webinars and Resources

Dear Joe,   I hope you and yours are keeping well during these times.   I wanted to share with you the online professional development opportunities available through Science World. We are hosting weekly sessions for educators on Fridays at 2pm PDT featuring different topics and we have professional development workshops scheduled on Mondays and Friday mornings through to the end of the school…

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Online Learning - edutopia

Apr 21, 2020 jjamison
Online Learning - edutopia

Online Learning Teaching Strategies of Award-Winning Online Instructors A recent study gleaned five insights on virtual instruction by examining the techniques shared in common by top-rated online instructors. By Michael Ralph April 17, 2020 Daniel Hertzberg / theiSpot The spring of 2020 has brought a sudden shift for many classrooms into an online setting. Teachers are trying to…

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