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ACSI LEARNING TEAMS 10-2010

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LEARNING TEAMS FOR EDUCATORS

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ACSI LEARNING TEAMS 10-2010

  1. 1. Mary E. Jones, Ph.D. Northwest Nazarene University
  2. 2. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9O8VOfOx_E </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Learning Teams – Use Web applications like Google Groups to facilitate the objectives and to document findings. </li></ul><ul><li>In-service offerings – Find out your team’s strengths, then use them to teach, mentor, and empower others. Use an online course as the basis for your school’s in-service training—stop the video when you wish to discuss certain aspects of the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Help them grow . Allow your teachers to use school resources to come together and see free Webinars or to collaborate and watch video trainings. (provide popcorn!) </li></ul>
  4. 8. <ul><li>Learning Team Components </li></ul>
  5. 12. *To work efficiently, Learning Team members must ‘buy-into’ the plan. Collaboration is the key to success.
  6. 16. <ul><li>PBS Teachers LIVE! - www. PBS.org - From STEM Curriculum experts to Copyright information – Free Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Impact – www.educationalimpact.com - Free Instructional Content you can use, pause, and add your own school objectives </li></ul><ul><li>ISTE International Society for Technology in Education – Free Webinars (but a fee to join org) www.iste.org </li></ul><ul><li>Open education resources - Wikieducator.org </li></ul>
  7. 17. <ul><li>Pearson Company’s online resources: </li></ul><ul><li>http://pearsonlt.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence, History, & Research: </li></ul><ul><li>http://pearsonlt.com/article-teacher-education-implications-school-based-inquiry-teams </li></ul><ul><li>www.plcwashington.org/study-groups/organizing-study.../ team -models.doc </li></ul><ul><li>Short Video to show your teachers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9O8VOfOx_E </li></ul>
  8. 18. <ul><li>This Web site for education video content will allow K-12 Christian educators to use this content for one year (September, 2011). </li></ul><ul><li>Christian schools can use the video training to create their own Learning Team course content for teachers by logging into the course site (with approved logins and passwords) and accessing the instructional training. Some schools use the online training in their faculty lounge areas and some allow teachers to use the site online at home. </li></ul>
  9. 20. <ul><li>Capacity building Toolkits for Faith-Based and Community Organizations: Link to site here. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Good questions for organizations to ask for strategic planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Christian Community Development Association: Link to site here. </li></ul>
  10. 21. <ul><li>Google Applications for Educators and Students http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJT3pagjd8s </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office: Openoffice.org (open source Microsoft Word program with its own version of Word, Excel, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Sumatra PDF (open source PDF viewer) *Ed Tools: www.schoolforge.net – Admin. Decisions: www.netc.org/openoptions </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle: ( Moodle Open Source Learning Mgt System) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis, Wikipedia , Wikispaces, Wikieducator.org </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity (open source audio editor and recorder ) </li></ul><ul><li>Avidemux (open source video editor) </li></ul><ul><li>Jing: ( Jing will record screen and audio activity on your computer – free; and create AVI video files using its built-in SWF producer for a small fee) </li></ul><ul><li>DropBox ( www.dropbox.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Share – (File sharing site – www.slideshare.net ) </li></ul>
  11. 22. <ul><li>Valerie Willis, Professional Development Coordinator, Northwest Nazarene University 623 S University Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208) 467-8491 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.nnu.edu/pdcourses </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (MDT/MST) </li></ul>

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