Social and Video-Enabled Platform Transforms Professional Development

Teaching Channel.com, a video showcase of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America’s schools, has built a site that teachers love. Each month, between 200,000 and 300,000 educators visit the site and hundreds register each day. Now you can harness the power of Teaching Channel for all of the educators in your school, district, or education organization with Teaching Channel Teams, a next generation professional development platform.

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On Jury Duty, Still Teaching- How Video Lessons Covered an Absence

Meet Rob. Rob had to take an unexpected chunk of time off work because he got called up for Jury Duty. But instead of leaving his substitute and students to fend for themselves, Rob used Screencasting to teach his classes throughout his jury service. This allowed students to continue learning without missing a beat; better prepared substitutes to know what materials needed to be covered, and allowed Rob to return to school with his students up to speed on the curriculum as if he never left.

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Mapping the course to digital learning at ISTE 2013

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TechSmith is excited to participate in ISTE 2013. We would like to invite you to join us in booth #10226 to hear about using digital learning in the classroom and across districts.

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EdTechTeacher Summer Teaching With Technology

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2013 brings the 11th Annual EdTechTeacher Summer Teaching With Technology workshop series, and we have built an incredible program on a diverse set of topics in three fantastic locations: Atlanta, Chicago, and Boston.

In addition to signature sessions such as Teaching History with Technology, Teaching English with Technology, and The iPad Classroom, we are excited to launch new topics ranging from Creating Digital Course Content for iPads to All Things Google to Building an Interactive or BYOD Classroom with Multiple Devices and Integrating Technology into the English Language Arts Common Core.…Read More

Become a Web Teacher: An Introductory Video

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WebTeach.com is a cloud-based teaching platform designed to empower educators and learners of all ages and stages. Participants can create and engage in best of class education experiences that can take place anywhere, anytime using virtually any web enabled device. WebTeach.com offers a straight forward approach to the sharing of knowledge making it an ideal tool for both teachers and students by allowing them to manage their own learning opportunities.

This video provides an overview of the features and benefits available for WebTeachers who decide:…Read More

Students Teaching Teachers Technology

Dr. Roland Rios turned the tables on education by having the students teach the teachers instructional technology. With a select group of trusted Tech Interns, Roland is able to reach and teach more teachers than he could before on his limited budget at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Rios is an another creative example of using Jing to flip the educational paradigm on its head.

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Adobe Presenter 8

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Learn how to create your own engaging videos that you can record, edit, and deliver out to the world without the expenses associated with a large studio or equipment.

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A Day in the Life with Technology

Watch this short video to get a glimpse into a “day in the life” of parents, students, and educators who are immersed in technology.  At Blackboard, we have a vision for how we can help K-12 educators change the world with teaching, learning, and communication solutions that help schools and districts meet their goals.  Learn more about these resources that can help you build a better experience for the artists, leaders, and innovators of tomorrow that are in your schools today, please visit www.blackboard.com/k12.

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The Voice of the Active Learner

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As digital natives become the majority in classrooms and lecture halls, we are at critical turning point in education. Watch this video to get a glimpse into the mind of the active learner in a world where education is accessible from anywhere at any time. Discover how Blackboard can help you transform the educational experience within every step of the student lifecycle by visiting our website www.blackboard.com/k12solutions.

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