Webinars

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Hour of Code in Action—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Dec 17, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

Aurora Public Schools (APS) in Aurora, CO used Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code to highlight the work of students learning to code in technology classes, and to give students who are not involved in computer science classes a chance to try their hands at coding. In this webinar,hear from teachers and […] Read More

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Making in K12 Settings (Part 2)

Air Date: Dec 10, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST

Moderator Jessica Parker and Bay Area maker educators discuss the role of making in their K-12 settings and how they developed their own maker educator mindset. Panelists also share how they support their colleagues in developing a maker educator mindset and highlight opportunities for maker educator professional development, including the Maker Certificate Program at Sonoma […] Read More

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Making in K12 Settings (Part 1)

Air Date: Dec 3, 2014 12:00 pm–1:00 pm PST

Moderator Jessica Parker and Bay Area maker educators discuss the role of making in their K-12 settings and how to maintain a culture of making within a formal, school-based environment. Learn how they started making with students and how they developed robust programs that foster hands-on, interdisciplinary maker projects and events which successfully support student […] Read More

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Connected Learning at the Crossroads of Classroom and Library—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Nov 12, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST

Moderator Sandra Hughes-Hassell and guests discuss the role that connected learning plays in the future of education and libraries. Learn about the specific ways in which schools and libraries can partner in educating teens to succeed in school and prepare for college and careers. Guests for this webinar included: Priscille Dando, Coordinator of Library Information […] Read More

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Live from Mozfest: We are Building and Teaching the Web!

Air Date: Oct 26, 2014 6:30 am–7:30 am PDT

Get a live, inside look at all the connected learning fun that took place at the Mozilla Foundation Festival in London. Broadcasted from the 6th floor where NWP practitioners (or “wranglers”), friends, and participants made and learned together, find out what is important about building and teaching the web, connect with some tools of webmaking, […] Read More

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Creative Computing: Getting Started with Computational Literacy in the Classroom

Air Date: Oct 23, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

Computers and computational media are omnipresent in modern life, but we experience computation primarily as readers—rather than as writers, engaging in designing, making, and tinkering with computer code. Whether you are totally new to computer programming or just looking for new ideas, view this webinar with members of the ScratchEd Team from the Harvard Graduate […] Read More

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Bringing the Hour of Code to Your Classroom—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Oct 7, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

Last year, 15 million students tried the Hour of Code in one week! It was everywhere—from the Google homepage to the White House to classrooms all across the world. It’s happening again this year during Computer Science Education Week, December 8–14. This webinar includes an update of what to expect this year and how to […] Read More

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Making Space and Time for Student Agency and Voice —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Oct 1, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

Powerful learning occurs when youth, driven by their own interests, are supported in being creators and not just consumers of knowledge. In celebration of October’s Connected Educator Month, we kicked things off with a focus on how we can create opportunities, space, and time for all youth to be agents in their own learning. This […] Read More

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The Digital Media and Learning Trust Challenge —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Sep 30, 2014 10:00 am–10:30 am PDT

Trust, privacy, and safety are critical to learning in an open online world. How can learners exercise control over who sees and uses their data? What tools do they need to navigate, collaborate, and learn online with confidence? What solutions will foster greater civility and respect in online learning environments? How can open technical standards […] Read More

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Growing Recognition of the Power of Game-Based Learning—A Webinar with ConnectedLearning.tv

Air Date: Sep 30, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PDT

This was the fourth and final webinar in the series “Embracing Video Games for Interest-Powered Learning,” which discussed and unpacked questions about how video games are inspiring deep, engaging learning. What are some ways to get parents on board with game-based learning, while creating safe spaces of empowerment that allow them to learn alongside their […] Read More

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Honoring the Player: Respectful and Inspirational Game Design —A Webinar with ConnectedLearning.tv

Air Date: Sep 25, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PDT

This was the third webinar in the series “Embracing Video Games for Interest-Powered Learning,” which will discuss and unpack questions about how video games are inspiring deep, engaging learning. In an ever-changing world of innovative technology, how do we design safe, respectful video game spaces that motivate, inspire, and educate youth? Webinar participants work through […] Read More

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By Any Media Necessary—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Sep 23, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

This webinar brought together members of the Henry Jenkins’ Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) Project and invited educators to informally share and reflect on the hands-on sessions the team completed during the summer of 2014. Like those summer sessions, this webinar acquained participants with MAPP’s new educational resources that include media, workshops, and other […] Read More

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Addressing Skepticism Around Using Video Games for Learning —A Webinar with ConnectedLearning.tv

Air Date: Sep 18, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PDT

This was the second webinar in the series “Embracing Video Games for Interest-Powered Learning,” which will discuss and unpack questions about how video games are inspiring deep, engaging learning. Can video games really help students prepare better for the real world, encourage active learning, and improve student engagement in the classroom? Webinar participants work through […] Read More

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Video Games the New 21st-Century Literacy —A Webinar with ConnectedLearning.tv

Air Date: Sep 11, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 am PDT

This was the first webinar in the series “Embracing Video Games for Interest-Powered Learning,” which will discuss and unpack questions about how video games are inspiring deep, engaging learning. How has navigating & designing video games, as a form of digital literacy, opened up a new world of possibilities for engagement, problem solving & critical […] Read More

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STEM Learning in Afterschool: What’s the Impact on Youth?—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 28, 2014 1:00 pm–1:30 pm PDT

The evaluation of out-of-school STEM learning is a hot topic among practitioners, researchers, funders, and policy makers. Practitioners experience the impact afterschool STEM programs have on students—they see youth engaged in and excited about STEM activities, asking questions, and wanting to learn more. However, stakeholders often want data that substantiates such claims and demonstrates positive […] Read More

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Appy Hour: Khan Academy—A Common Sense Graphite and Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 27, 2014 2:30 pm–3:00 pm PDT

Khan Academy is a widely used instructional tool that provides video-based instruction. Watch this Common Sense webinar to learn how you can use Khan Academy’s free, self-paced academic videos for guided, adaptive instruction. With a strong focus on math, the site also offers tutorials on a variety of topics in science, economics, the arts, and computing, as […] Read More

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Experience Poetry in the 21st Century —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 14, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

There is no such thing as “getting” or “not getting” poetry. There is simply experiencing poetry—and so many new ways to do so in the 21st century. Programs like the National Student Poets Program, presented by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Alliance for […] Read More

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Managing Learners, Tasks and Assessments in a Connected Environment: #TeachDoNow Episode 6

Air Date: Aug 11, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

The skills required of 21st century learners are clear. How to manage a 21st century learning environment that actively promotes those skills is less so. Leading education innovators think about how to transform your learning environment and the pedagogical strategies needed to teach in a connected learning environment. This was the sixth and final webinar […] Read More

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Field Testing Argubot Academy—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 7, 2014 1:00 pm–2:00 pm PDT

Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy gives young people the chance through fun game play to build arguments and better understand argumentation. In this webinar,hear from GlassLab Games, the developer of Argubot Academy, as well as educators who’ve field tested the game with middle-school-aged children this summer. Find out what’s next for Argubot Academy in the […] Read More

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety: #TeachDoNow Episode 5

Air Date: Aug 4, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

One of the critical roadblocks for teachers interested in student media-making and web-based discourse is concern about safety and behavior online. Moderators, including educators and representatives from Twitter and Common Sense Media, an Educator Innovator partner, examine these issues and more. This is the fifth webinar in the #TeachDoNow series. Guests for this webinar included: […] Read More

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Engaging Millenials in Civic Discourse and Community Engagement: #TeachDoNow Episode 4

Air Date: Jul 28, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

Scholars as well as innovative K-12 practitioners led an inquiry into how to best use participatory media to promote positive student engagement in their communities – both online and offline. This was the fourth webinar in the #TeachDoNow MOOC series. Guests for this webinar included: Paul Oh, National Writing Project Chris Sloan, English and Media […] Read More

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Phonar Nation —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Jul 25, 2014 2:00 pm –2:30 pm PDT

Youth all over the world are being invited to help build Phonar Nation, the biggest photography storytelling class in history as part of this year’s nationwide Cities of Learning initiative. In this webinar, Phonar Nation founder, Jonathan Worth, an award-winning photographer, National Teaching Fellow and open education pioneer, discussed Phonar Nation and the power of […] Read More

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Connect with the NaNoWriMo Writing Community — An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Jul 24, 2014 1:00 pm–2:00 pm PDT

Get connected with the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Writing Community by watching representatives from NaNoWriMo discuss their worldwide community of writers—and how you can join up as a novelist or educator! Find out why this creative feat has connected learners of all ages in the shared act of making and storytelling. Guests for this […] Read More

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Social-Emotional Literacies and Digital Citizenship Best Practices —A ConnectedLearning.tv Webinar

Air Date: Jul 22, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PDT

This webinar tackled how to encourage multi-directional trust (from platforms to people) and empower learners of all ages to use learning resources confidently, effectively & safely. This was the third conversation in the series “Building Trust in Connected Learning Environments,” which focused on the tools learners need to navigate, collaborate, and learn online with confidence, […] Read More

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Engaging Young People with Media-Making and Social Learning Tools: #TeachDoNow Episode 3

Air Date: Jul 21, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

This webinar examined a wide range of tools and tips that enable communication through multiple modes of media. Educator Innovators moderate a creative expression of ideas that takes place through audio and visuals produced by and shared through these tools. This was the third webinar in the #TeachDoNow MOOC series. Guests for this webinar included: […] Read More

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Using Connected Learning Principles for 21st Century Learning: #TeachDoNow Episode 2

Air Date: Jul 14, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

Teachers from the National Writing Project share Connected Learning principles and resources as they relate to the skills required of young people by our 21st century culture and the Common Core State Standards. This was the second webinar in the #TeachDoNow MOOC series. Guests for this webinar included: Matt Williams Antero Garcia Nicole Mirra Terry Heick […] Read More

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Hack Your Notebook Day Live Webinars

Air Date: Jul 9, 2014 1:30 pm–2:00 pm PDT

Hack Your Notebook Day was a day of notebook hacking, making, tinkering, learning and reflection. We spoke with educators, youth and makers across the world about why paper circuitry and notebook hacking is important. In addition to these conversations, there was also room for participants to share their own notebook hacks and ask questions of […] Read More

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Strategies for Accessing Professional Learning Online: #TeachDoNow Episode 1

Air Date: Jul 7, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

In this webinar, moderators from MindShift, KQED’s influential blog charting the future of education, share and explore resources for understanding current trends in education. They also share strategies for achieving your own professional learning goals. This is the first webinar in the six-part #TeachDoNow MOOC series. Guests for this webinar included: Matt Williams Tina Barseghian […] Read More

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Teaching and Learning with Creative Commons —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Jun 26, 2014 12:00 pm–1:00 pm PST

*Due to technical difficulties, the first portion of this broadcast was lost.* This webinar  focused on teaching and learning with open educational resources, specifically profiling Creative Commons (CC), its licenses, and how CC-licensed Open Educational Resources are being used in K-12 education. Guests shared experiences using CC in the classroom and invited newcomers to learn more about CC from other teachers and CC […] Read More

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“Open Portfolio”: Helping Makers Show Off Lifelong Learning—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Jun 24, 2014 10:00 am–11:00 am PST

The third and final webinar of the series “Looking Closely at Student Work in the Digital Age” discussed how to create a lasting method for effectively documenting maker work using portfolios. Viewers learned about  Maker Education Initiative‘s “Open Portfolio” project, how it’s developing a common set of practices for an open, decentralized, and distributed lifetime portfolio […] Read More

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Hack Your Notebook Day —An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Jun 19, 2014 1:00 pm–2:00 pm PST

Hack Your Notebook Day, a collaborative experience involving paper circuitry and creative, hands-on STEM learning, is happening July 9th! Are you ready? View this webinar to see a finished notebook and learn about the hacking activities. Find out about common troubleshooting issues and ask questions. Learn where to find printable resources, online tutorials and more. Share your […] Read More

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The Digital Influence on Looking Closely at Student Work—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Jun 17, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST

In the webinar series titled, “Looking Closely at Student Work in the Digital Age,” KQED, Educator Innovator, Project Zero, and MakerEd.org focused on looking closely at the work of youth in this digital era. This second webinar of the three-part series covered how the digital influence changes the way we engage and evaluate student work. Guests for this […] Read More

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KQED “Do Now” – Youth Discussing Real Issues in Realtime—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Jun 12, 2014 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST

How do technology and advancements in digital media change the way that educators look at student work? This webinar, the first in a three-episode series titled, “Looking Closely at Student Work in the Digital Age,” looks at why & how students are using KQED’s “Do Now” platform to grow their personal voice and make an impact in their […] Read More

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Appy Hour: Mozilla PopcornMaker

Air Date: May 22, 2014 11:00 am–11:30 am PDT

Mozilla PopcornMaker is a free website where students can edit and remix videos. For upper elementary through high school and even in higher ed, students can pull in audio or video “base” layers of media from sites like SoundCloud, Vimeo, or YouTube, and edit in text, images, and other multimedia components. Students can also publish […] Read More

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You’re in the Right Place—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: May 20, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

Making Learning Connected  (also known as #clmooc) is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience offered through Educator Innovator. First offered during Summer 2013, it is open again this summer to anyone interested in making, playing, and learning together about the educational framework known as Connected Learning. It provides educators of all types with an opportunity to play […] Read More

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Citizens in the Making—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Apr 22, 2014 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

How can teachers help prepare students for success not only in college and career settings, but in 21st-century civic life as well? This webinar, the full title of which is Citizens in the Making: Inspiring Students to Engage in Transformative Civic Learning, explored the ways educators can help students use digital tools and their own interests […] Read More

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What Makes an Edcamp Special?—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Apr 16, 2014 5:00 pm–5:30 pm PDT

In this webinar, an experienced panel of Edcamp organizers shared what makes an Edcamp so special. They went over the basics for running an Edcamp event as well as helpful tips they’ve discovered along the way. They touched upon topics like: What makes an Edcamp an Edcamp? Can I run an Edcamp at my school? How do […] Read More

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Media-Making Tutorials from KQED Education—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Apr 15, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

KQED Education has developed a set of multimedia tutorials to help teachers and youth understand how they might leverage free, predominantly online tools to create media projects. In this webinar hear how several teachers have used these tutorials with their students as they’ve engaged in multimedia argumentation via KQED’s Do Now Twitter-based civic engagement project. […] Read More

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Multiple Paths to Success—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Apr 15, 2014 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

How can teachers create powerful classroom experiences that tap into students’ passions and allow them to support each other in their learning? This webinar, the full title of which is Multiple Paths to Success: Promoting Peer-Supported Learning Grounded in Student Interests, explored the importance of offering students multiple pathways to demonstrate what they know in order […] Read More

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Mozilla Webmaker’s Thimble: A “Gamechanger”—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Apr 10, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

Thimble, a tool developed by Mozilla’s Webmaker team to allow anyone to be a creator of the web and not just a consumer, was recognized as one of the best educational tools online—a “game changer”—of 2014 and given an “ON for Learning” award by Common Sense Media and its Graphite platform. Chris Lawrence, Senior Director of the Webmaker Community Team; Jeffrey […] Read More

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Classrooms as Community Hubs: Developing Open Digital Networks—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Apr 8, 2014 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

How can schools take advantage of digital networking opportunities to connect their students to each other and to the larger community outside their four walls? This webinar explored the power of digital tools in helping students deepen their learning and link up with others who share their interests. It will also highlight the ways in […] Read More

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What Happens When Young People Take Action? Teaching About the Freedom Movement—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Apr 7, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

The young people who took part in Freedom Summer and the Freedom Rides took brave and decided actions to dismantle the structures of discrimination through nonviolence. This webinar features Facing History and Ourselves’ educators in conversation with activist Chude Allen, historian Kathy Emery, and Oakland USD teachers exploring innovative ways to teach this powerful and […] Read More

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Networked Classrooms: Providing Equitable Access to Connected Learning—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

Air Date: Apr 1, 2014 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

What role can classroom teachers play in providing students access to transformative Connected Learning opportunities? This webinar explores the importance of making classrooms powerful sites of digital learning and connection in order to ensure that all students, particularly those who do not have opportunities to produce digital content during after-school hours, can make their voices […] Read More

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STEM to STEAM: Hacking the Notebook, Continued—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Apr 1, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PDT

After successfully unveiling the latest iteration of the hacked notebook—which employs low-cost circuitry that allows for self-directed creativity—at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, David Cole and Jen Dick of NEXMAP talk with educators who are either beginning to implement or have already tried out this work with youth. Guests for this webinar were: Lou Buran, […] Read More

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Appy Hour: How Subtext Supports Common Core Standards—A Common Sense Media & Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Mar 14, 2014 2:00 pm–3:00 pm PDT

Subtext is a collaborative digital reader in which students can access, annotate, and engage with literature in the classroom. The app lets you access, purchase, or import any text, and annotate, highlight, comment, and add instruction to texts. Subtext helps support Common Core Standards, which require students to read independently and closely, and which build […] Read More

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Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Mar 13, 2014 2:30 pm–3:30 pm PDT

With today’s new modes of learning and engagement, the opportunities to craft ever more personalized and meaningful experiences for students grow daily. Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom is the title of this webinar as well as a new eBook published by the MacArthur Foundation and edited by National Writing Project educators. Drawing from work […] Read More

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The Past, Present, and Future of Web Literacy—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Feb 25, 2014 12:00 pm–1:00 pm PST

What are the skills and competencies required to be effective on the web? What does reading, writing, and participating look like in online spaces? In this webinar with Mozilla’s Doug Belshaw, we discuss the history of web literacy and Mozilla’s current and future work on a new Web Literacy Map. Guests for this webinar were: […] Read More

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“I Write to Know What I Think”: Facing History and Ourselves’ Approach to Writing—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Feb 10, 2014 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

Joan Didion said it well when she articulated this connection between writing and thinking. From its inception almost 40 years ago, Facing History and Ourselves has honored writing as a tool to help students reflect ethically, engage emotionally, and process new information and perspectives from literature and history. In this webinar, we explore how to […] Read More

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A New Design for the Mathematics Classroom: Insights from Knowles Science Teaching Fellows—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Jan 7, 2014 5:00 pm–6:00 pm PST

What if a classroom were actually designed to do what we wanted it to do? What if we threw out what doesn’t work and built something that actually reflects our values as educators? In this webinar, we explore an innovative classroom structure that provides students more opportunities to develop important mathematical and 21st century skills. […] Read More

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Hour of Code: Aurora Public Schools Scalable Game Design—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Dec 12, 2013 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

Aurora Public Schools in Aurora, CO is engaged in a partnership with the University of Colorado at Boulder, funded through Google’s Computer Science for High Schools and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Middle and high school students are creating video games a part of a program called Scalable Game Design (SGD). Teachers and students are finding a lot […] Read More

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Hack Your Notebook and Illuminate Your Thinking

Air Date: Dec 5, 2013 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

In a reprise of a National Writing Project Annual Meeting session, Jie Qi of the Responsive Environments group  at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , and David Cole and Jennifer Dick of Nexmap.org  and its I/O (Inside/Out) program  walk you through the building of low-cost circuits that allow writers to hack the traditional notebook and tell stories with interactivity. Tune into this webinar […] Read More

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Planning for Voice and Choice in the STEM Classroom: An Educator Innovator Webinar from Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

Air Date: Nov 12, 2013 6:00 pm–7:00 pm PST

We know from Connected Learning that interest and agency are powerful catalysts for learning, but how do you allow for these in formal settings like schools and in content-rich areas like science? In this webinar with Knowles Science Teaching Fellows (KSTF), they share strategies that marry project-based learning with blended content instruction in new and […] Read More

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Mapping Standards to DIY Skills: An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Nov 5, 2013 4:00 pm–5:00 pm PST

DIY Skills represent all the ways we can build our world. From “Wind Engineer” to “Beekeeper,” these creative roles empower kids to develop new abilities and know-how. We’re inspired by teachers integrating DIY into their classrooms, and want to help. A common request has been for DIY to map how our skills align with various […] Read More

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#teachtheweb—An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Oct 15, 2013 9:00 am–10:00 am PDT

In this webinar, Laura Hilliger and Chris Lawrence of the Mozilla Foundation explore Webmaker tools for digital authorship and remix. Learn how to use tools like Thimble, Popcorn, and Web X-Ray Goggles to create open and shareable “teaching kits” that combine effective writing pedagogies with deeply engaging free and open digital production on the Web. […] Read More

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Great Tools for Production-Centered Design from Common Sense Media and Graphite: An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 20, 2013 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

Need inspiration on incorporating production-centered design into your teaching? This webinar with Common Sense Media and two Innovators focuses on production-centered tools and how teachers are using them with students. You’ll learn about Common Sense Media’s new service Graphite, which provides robust ratings and reviews of apps, websites, and games—by teachers, for teachers—and hear about […] Read More

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Do Now from KQED Education: An Educator Innovator Webinar

Air Date: Aug 8, 2013 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

Interested in having your students join a national debate on Twitter about current events? Do Now from KQED Education is a weekly activity that builds civic engagement and digital literacy skills where students have the opportunity to debate with a variety of modes of communication and rhetorical strategies. In this webinar, learn how Do Now […] Read More

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Meet the Innovators with Suzie Boss and Guests

Air Date: Jul 31, 2013 10:00 am–11:00 am PDT

In this live Hangout on Air, Suzie Boss graciously hosts part two of a conversation about innovation. Boss talks with some of the NWP teachers whose insights informed her new book, Bringing Innovation to School. Paula White and Chad Sansing join us from Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia, a district that offers “seed funding” for […] Read More

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Crafting Digital Writing with Troy Hicks and Guests (Webinar Archive)

Air Date: Jun 18, 2013 1:00 pm–2:00 pm PDT

Aired: June 18, 2013 With so many possibilities for creating and capturing students’ digital compositions, how can we invite them to document all their learning? How can they design an effective website? Prepare an aesthetically pleasing presentation? Mix media to compose digital video? As part of the Summer of Making and Connecting, Educator Innovator sponsored […] Read More

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Bringing Innovation to School—Author Chat with Suzie Boss

Air Date: Apr 10, 2013 10:00 am–10:30 am PDT

Aired July 10, 2013 In this first of a two-part series on teaching innovation, we visit with Suzie Boss, author of Bringing Innovation to School. Boss talks with Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, the National Writing Project’s Director of National Programs and Site Development, about practical strategies to jumpstart students’ creativity and problem-solving capacities. Boss suggests that innovation […] Read More