Extreme Makeover: PD Edition


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Presented at NJAET 26th Annual Conference 10/26/2013 #DigitalMomentum

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Extreme Makeover: PD Edition

  1. 1. NJAET's 26th Annual Conference #DigitalMomentum October 26, 2013 www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com
  2. 2. You will leave with… 0 At least 2 dozen free web tools to use for PD 0 Several strategies for delivering and promoting PD 0 Examples of successful PD practices 0 Access to all materials for future reference or to turnkey information
  3. 3. Allow me to introduce myself… 0 Seriously from South Jersey 0 Educational Technology Specialist (Millville Public Schools, Millville, NJ) 0 Site Coordinator, 21st Century Community Learning Center (DOE grant) 0 Alternate Route teacher 0 Contact me 0 Twitter @AliciaMackall 0 Email AliciaMackall@gmail.com
  4. 4. Housekeeping 0 Backchannel/ Parking Lot www.TodaysMeet.com/NJAET 0 All session information available at www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com 0 Tweet? 0 #NJAET #DigitalMomentum 0 #NJED 0 @AliciaMackall
  5. 5. E is for Excellence (in PD practices) 0 Evaluate 0 What are you currently doing? 0 What is working? What’s not? 0 How is your audience responding? 0 Examine 0 What do other schools/ organizations do? 0 Research
  6. 6. E is for Excellence (continued) 0 Experiment 0 Try something/ everything new or different 0 Fail 0 Engage 0 Make it meaningful 0 Entertain 0 Expand
  7. 7. COOL presentation TOOLS for SCHOOLS • • • • • Prezi Powtoon HaikuDeck Popplet Slideshare
  8. 8. 8 GREAT Tips for Awesome PD (and the cool tools that go with them) 1.Encourage use of a backchannel 2.Make your material digital 3.Make your session interactive 4.Flipped learning style 5.Promote professional development 6.Be creative with timing 7.Use social media 8.Keep it ongoing
  9. 9. Tip 1: Embrace the Backchannel 0 Create a silent parking lot 0 Encourage collaboration and communication Today’s Meet Padlet Twiducate Twitter www.todaysmeet.com www.padlet.com www.twiducate.com www.twitter.com
  10. 10. Tip 2: Let’s Get Digital 0 Webinars (nights/ weekends) 0 Reach multiple classrooms/ schools/ districts 0 All info available on web Mighty Meeting Big Marker On Webinar Wix Weebly LiveBinder Delicious www.mightymeeting.com www.bigmarker.com www.onwebinar.com www.wix.com www.weebly.com www.livebinder.com www.delicious.com
  11. 11. Tip 3: Interactive or Bust 0 Attendees are active participants 0 Student Response System Poll Everywhere Socrative Google Drive www.polleverywhere.com www.socrative.com www.drive.google.com
  12. 12. Tip 4: Flip It 0 Doesn’t have to be completely 0 Potential products I Use… SMART Recorder YouTube/ Vimeo Edmodo Prezi: http://prezi.com/0tmys9qlsrgy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Alicia’s ‘Flip It!’ Pinterest Board: http://pinterest.com/AliciaMackall/flip-it/ Flipped Learning Twitter Hashtags: #flippedclass #flipclass #flippedlearning #flippedtip
  13. 13. A Few Flipping Tools Flipped Lessons iTunes U and iTunes Khan Academy YouTube and YouTube Edu TeacherTube SchoolTube Ted-Talks and Ted Ed Screencasting Software Camtasia Studio (PC) or Camtasia for Mac Jing Snagit Screenflow Web-based Screencasting Screencast-o-matic Screenr Online Whiteboard Scriblink Educreations Screencast Hosting Options Screencast.com Youtube Vimeo TeacherTube SchoolTube Dropbox Google Drive Online Learning Platform Moodle BlackBoard Edmodo Schoology Sophia Lore (formerly Coursekit) Lectrio Brainhoney Haiku iPad Whiteboard/ Video apps Screenchomp (free) Knowmia Teach (free) Showme (free) Educreations (free) Explain Everything ($3) Ask3 (free)
  14. 14. Tip 5: PR your PD 0 Promote opportunities 0 Generate interest/ excitement Smore iMovie (app, $) Twitter
  15. 15. Tip 6: “Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!” 0 Before and after school mini sessions 0 Open lab/ open door days 0 Teacher technology club 0 Students teach teachers
  16. 16. Tip 7: Get Connected 0 Teach and model good social media usage 0 Share informative blogs 0 School/ district Pinterest or Twitter hashtag Twitter Hootsuite Pinterest
  17. 17. Tip 8: Never Ending Story 0 Teach your audience to ask and answer questions 0 Promote webinars and learning opportunities http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/943350
  18. 18. BONUS TIP! If you feed them, they will come.
  19. 19. Thanks for joining me! Twitter: @AliciaMackall All session materials available at www.TheDigitalDesk.blogspot.com. Next up, join me for What the Tech Can’t You Do?!