Brush Up for Back to School with Courses from OTIS for educators


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Events on August 10 2021

OTIS for educators
Are you ready for the start of the school year? Join Teq and special guests for some great back to school webinars this August! We’re covering everything from preparing for the return to school with Google apps and coding, to engaging educators in professional learning that makes an impact on teachers and students alike. Explore the sessions below and register today.
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Explore the sessions below and register today.
Alice Keeler

Back to School with Google Forms

Tuesday, 8/17, 1:30 PM – Alice Keeler

Google Forms is the greatest thing since sliced bread. You know the basics of creating a Google Form, but what else can you do to leverage the full learning power and student engagement elements of Google Forms? Let’s go over how to reuse your Google Forms from last year. Why and how to use Branching Forms. Join Alice Keeler to start the school year off right by upping your Google Forms game!

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Michelle Blanchet

PD Design Elements: Engaging Teachers in Professional Learning

Tuesday, 8/24, 10:00 AM ET – Michelle Blanchet

Good pedagogy is a critical component of learning — regardless of age. If we want to design professional learning that is effective and impactful on student outcomes, we must ensure we’re engaging our adults in the same way we would any student. Presented by Michelle Blanchet, founder of Educators’ Lab, this module discusses the role of the facilitator in creating meaningful learning experiences for our educators. It includes some basic design elements that make for engaging professional learning so you can create greater impact on both teachers and students.

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Alice Keeler

Teaching with Google Jamboard

Tuesday, 8/24, 3:00 PM ET – Alice Keeler

Google Jamboard Jams are free web-based files that live in your Google Drive. If you are not already using Google Jamboard, you will want to add it to your teaching toolbox. Join Alice Keeler for this session, which is an intro for teachers on how to use Google Jamboard app in the classroom. It will cover the basics of how to navigate the program and lessons/activities you can use today! Alice will also cover some important pedagogical considerations to help you know when and how to use Jamboard. Some participants in the live session will receive a copy of Alice’s new book, Teaching with Google Jamboard, which contains over 90 teaching ideas and comes with sample “Jams” that you can use to help guide you and your students toward greater proficiency with Jamboard.

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Bryan Miller

Getting the School Year Started – Coding in K-8 with Wonder Workshop

Thursday, 8/26, 3:00 PM ET – Bryan Miller

In this webinar (part one in a series), you will learn about the importance of computer science for K-8 students, as well as some practical examples on how you can get started this school year as a classroom teacher, a library/media specialist, or even a school administrator. Join Bryan L. Miller, Senior Director of Global Strategic Outreach at Wonder Workshop, as he takes you through ways to get computer science going at your school or district. Bryan is an international keynote speaker in the areas of computer science, robotics, maker spaces, play, and edtech toys. He has helped thousands of educators across the world learn about the importance of computer science and integrating it into the curriculum. The fun doesn’t stop there, as this is the first in series of continued webinars covering other topics on Coding in K-8 with Wonder Workshop, creators of the Dash, Dot, and Cue robots.

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Alice Keeler

Measuring Student Engagement with Google Classroom

Tuesday, 8/31, 3:00 PM – Alice Keeler

Join Alice Keeler for this special Google Classroom session on how to get simple reporting for teachers that will save time and better support students. You will see how Google Classroom data can be used to track patterns in student engagement and performance over time, identify students disengaged from learning, and more!

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