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Published on July 23, 2011

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Kim Wesson IL 648: Kim Wesson IL 648 Why should we take eLearning for Educators Courses? What is our school trying to do?: What is our school trying to do? Use more technology in our lessons to raise student achievement; Do some new things (podcasts, blogs, etc.) Learn to use what we have that we don't really know how to use to it's fullest extent (smartboards,etc.); Why are we not learning these things?: Why are we not learning these things? BUDGET-no money for PD; Time-no time in school day; Boring-do we really want to sit through another meeting? Teacher time-no time during school day for one more thing. Teacher skill-do not know how to fully integrate instructional technology but want to. What do we need from our instructional technology PD?: What do we need from our instructional technology PD? Must not cost anything. Must not tax our tech staff more. Must not cut into the school schedule. Must not require subs. Must not be boring. Must not require meetings after school. Professional development for teachers has often been like this.: Professional development for teachers has often been like this . Frustrating, boring, irrelevant, expensive, time-consuming, rather pointless, and not very applicable. But required. We not only are really tired of this.......: We not only are really tired of this....... We do not have the money for it anyway. (Did someone just hear someone mumble thank goodness?) It needed to be more like this. Cooperative, inexpensive, supportive, fun, relevant and personal. : It needed to be more like this. Cooperative, inexpensive, supportive, fun, relevant and personal. What is eLearning for Educators?: What is eLearning for Educators? Web-based professional development eLearning Alabama uses a Web-based model to provide effective professional development that leads to gains in teacher’s content knowledge , improvements in their teaching practices and increases in the achievement of their students Slide 9: This is a multi-state collaborative partnership between the Department of Education and Public Television. Someone finally saw a better way. : Someone finally saw a better way. Slide 11: They came up with this.This is eLearning Plus for Educators through APT (Alabama Public Television) and the Alabama State Department of Education. WHY IS THIS BETTER for you?: WHY IS THIS BETTER for you? eLearning Alabama is an excellent way to move forward on your own professional development responsive to your schedule and needs. No classes to attend! No substitutes to find! No travel funds to expend! Supportive facilitators! Supportive online community! And it doesn’t matter where you are, as long as you can log onto the internet you can attend class.: And it doesn’t matter where you are, as long as you can log onto the internet you can attend class. You are going to like this better. This was designed specifically for you. You will save time, money, gas, and genuinely enjoy the classes.: You are going to like this better. This was designed specifically for you. You will save time, money, gas, and genuinely enjoy the classes. You have never seen so many courses to choose from in your life!: You have never seen so many courses to choose from in your life! Language Arts Courses Developed with AMSTI Courses to enhance 21 st century learning skills. Mathematics Science Social studies. From 21st century learning and technology-enhancement courses like these…: From 21 st century learning and technology-enhancement courses like these… 21st Century Classroom EDU4401E Web-Enhanced Lessons EDU4403E Virtual Field Trip EDU4410E DigitalPortfolios EDU4412E ResearchPresentation EDU4459E Intel® Teach Elements: Project-Based Approaches EDU4465E Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts and Skype EDU4466E Intel® Teach Essentials - part 1 EDU4499E Teaching Your First ELLs EDU6611E Becoming an Online Facilitator (10 wks earns 5.5 CEUs) From elementary School teaching courses like these….: From elementary School teaching courses like these…. Elementary School ELA2412E Best Practices for Vocabulary in ES MTH2511E Using Models to Understand Fractions REA2451E Reading First: Supporting Early Reading Instr SCI3612E Using Observable Phenomena to Make Sense of Earth, Moon & Sun … to secondary courses like these..: … to secondary courses like these.. Middle/High School ELA3412E Best Practices for Vocabulary in MS HIS3713E The War on Terror - Using the Internet to Teach History MTH3511E Proportional Reasoning for Grades 6-8 REA3455E Kids, Content, and Comprehension: Literacy and Learning in 4-12 SCI3660E Critical Thinking, Collaboration, and Science Inquiry for 6-8 ..even courses for administration…: .. even courses for administration… School and District Leaders EDU5501E Data Based School Reform EDU5502E Planning for Curriculum Integration of Technology EDU5503E Internet Safety for Schools in the Digital Era EDU5504E Smart Budgeting for Technology: An Intro to Total Cost of Ownership EDU5505E Leading Schools in a Web 2.0 World EDU5507E Special Students in Regular Classrooms-Technology, Teaching, & UDL Taught by a trained teacher you can relate to….: Taught by a trained teacher you can relate to…. and online discussions with fellow educators who actually work in a classroom. Like you do.: and online discussions with fellow educators who actually work in a classroom. Like you do. AND DON’T WORRY IF THIS IS YOU. : AND DON’T WORRY IF THIS IS YOU. Slide 23: This computer program is easier than that phone. Really. You can choose your own time to do your work. Just stay within some parameters.: You can choose your own time to do your work. Just stay within some parameters. SOME UNIVERSITIES WILL EVEN ALLOW YOU TO TRANSFER eLearning COURSES FOR GRADUATE CREDIT!!!!!: SOME UNIVERSITIES WILL EVEN ALLOW YOU TO TRANSFER eLearning COURSES FOR GRADUATE CREDIT!!!!! AND BEST OF ALL NO TUITION!: AND BEST OF ALL NO TUITION! Who came up with this GREAT IDEA?: Who came up with this GREAT IDEA? The Alabama Department of Education is proud to partner with Alabama Public Television Station in the e-Learning for Educators Initiative, a federally funded program involving eight states. The primary goal of this initiative is to establish an effective and sustainable model of online professional development that will address state-wide teacher quality needs and improve student achievement. Part of this initiative involves partnering with Boston College to conduct a research study evaluating the effects of online professional development on teacher knowledge, teacher practices, and student achievement. Presently, the overall results are being studied. And it’s looking pretty good.: Presently, the overall results are being studied. And it’s looking pretty good. Research Studies Overview The Alabama Department of Education is proud to partner with Alabama Public Television Station in the e-Learning for Educators Initiative, a federally funded program involving eight states. The primary goal of this initiative is to establish an effective and sustainable model of online professional development that will address state-wide teacher quality needs and improve student achievement. Part of this initiative involves partnering with Boston College to conduct a research study evaluating the effects of online professional development on teacher knowledge, teacher practices, and student achievement. So how do you enroll? Log on. That’s it! See you in class.: So how do you enroll? Log on. That’s it! See you in class. http:// elearning.alsde.edu / HOW DOES THIS FIT OUR SCHOOL MISSION?: HOW DOES THIS FIT OUR SCHOOL MISSION? By taking a course as a cohort, we can learn more together about the same topic and have a more enjoyable experience. We can work together as we collaborate.: We can work together as we collaborate. We can even eat real food while we work.

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