EdTech Essentials with Monica Burns


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Events on September 09 2021

Join Monica Burns and the OTIS for educators team for four upcoming webinars in our EdTech Essentials series. Explore edtech tools that will enrich your lessons, provide meaningful collaborative learning experiences, and make assessment a breeze.

Learn more about Monica’s sessions below and sign up for one — or all!

EdTech Essentials: Curate with Wakelet

Thursday, October 21, 2021, 3 PM ET
Monica Burns will introduce the idea of curation and the role of an educator as a curator. Selecting “just right” resources for students is an essential practice for educators to help make sure the needs of all students are addressed. We’ll explore how to pull together resources that connect to curriculum goals while supporting the needs of all students with the free tool Wakelet. Register for FREE here

EdTech Essentials: Assess with Nearpod

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 3 PM ET
In this session, Monica will introduce the benefits of formative assessment with digital tools. This session will focus on formative assessment best practices and how to check for understanding before, during, and after instruction using the interactive presentation tool Nearpod. Register for FREE here

EdTech Essentials: Collaborate with Lumio

Thursday, November 4, 2021, 3 PM ET
In this session, we will introduce the benefits of incorporating collaborative learning experiences into tech-rich lessons. This session will focus on best practices for fostering collaboration through interactive activities in Lumio. Register for FREE here

EdTech Essentials: Assess with EdPuzzle

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 3 PM ET
Monica Burns will introduce the benefits of formative assessment with digital tools. Participants will explore how digital tools provide a special benefit for students as they increase student opportunities (frequency) and options (choice) to share their learning. This course will focus on formative assessment best practices and how to check for understanding using the resources within EdPuzzle. Register for FREE here


About Monica Burns, EdD

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of ClassTechTips.com. Since starting ClassTechTips.com, Monica has led workshops and webinars, and provided keynote presentations to teachers, instructional coaches, administrators and tech-enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, FETC and EduTECH. Monica is the author of Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom (ASCD), and EdTech Essentials, as well as several other publications.

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