Add some pictures of yourself, your family, a hobby, etc. Show your students you are a REAL human being!
Update slide to reflect ClassConnect and Office Hour dates and times. Input dedicated work phone number (Google Voice). Select either OLS Kmail or Bb Journals/Communication picture to remind students of the appropriate communication method. Do not leave both to avoid student confusion. Include at least one Instant Messenger acct. Many of your colleagues use AIM; many students use Google Chat, Yahoo, and Skype – to avoid downloading multiple programs onto your computer, use a free IM management program such as Trillian
Use your own polling question or use ours. Be sure to publish the results to the whiteboard. Also, don’t forget to file transfer the Expectations of Behavior document.
Application Share the classroom (or a very close example) to give students an idea of what they should see and briefly explain how to navigate around and find their grades. Highlight other important features (discussion board, resources/Doc Sharing), etc.
Update the Next Steps to appropriate steps your students should follow for your course/platform. Guide them to a successful first day.
Meet the Teacher • My name is Mrs. Ferrera • I live in Tampa, Florida • I have been teaching for 9 years • I teach Health and Physical Education •I have a Master’s in Guidance and Counseling and an Education Specialist degree in Teacher Leadership • I love to exercise and spend time with my family.
Contact InformationOffice Hours: ail com E-m 12. kWednesdays nferr era@5-6pm Eastern Time 813-501-2182 Instant Messengers: Yahoo: natalieferrera
Polling Have you ever taken an online class before? Yes No
Next Steps •Enter your start and end dates into the Dynamic Scheduler and print a copy. •Complete the Getting Started/ Orientation. •If you have any questions please be sure to contact me. •Don’t forget to stop by our Class Connect sessions to have questions answered live..