|Date:||November 29, 2021|
|Time:||4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MDT|
|Focus:||Technology & Technology Integration Technology Integration|
Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, District Leaders/Consultants
About this Learning Opportunity
Now that everyone's comfortable in front of cameras, it's time to up our instructional strategy game on Zoom. This session explores how you can make great use of your session time BEYOND simply presenting a slideshow. How can you maximize the Chat? the Breakout Rooms? the Polling feature? the interactive spaces? the whiteboard? and what other apps can you jigsaw in to provide a venue that is comfortable and conducive to collaboration and deep thinking? This research-informed session explores these questions and more, and will leave you with a collection of strategies and resources to help you make the most of your Zoom presenter experience next time you present!
This session addresses the LQS competencies
- #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
- #4: Leading a Learning Community
- #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
- #7: Developing Leadership Capacity
This session addresses the TQS competencies
- #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
- #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.
About the Facilitator
An English teacher originally, Janet's career evolved over the years from classroom teacher to consultant, co-leading edtech integration across the province as a member of the 2Learn.ca and ARPDC provincial teams, to school and district leadership as a Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School and a TIPS (Technology Integration and Planning Supports) Consultant with Edmonton Public Schools. A Google Certified Trainer and SMART Certified Trainer, these days Janet brings both vision and practical strategies to help support your integration of G Suite and SMART Learning Suite, reputable third-party applications, makerspaces, digital citizenship and more, within today's emergent and shifting learning spaces. In her spare time, she enjoys the four generations of her family.