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Professional Development for Educators: This Week at Tapped In (October 5-11)

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  • BJ Berquist
    Professional Development for Educators: This Week at Tapped In (October 5-11) SUNDAY * Webheads in Action - TESOL/ESL/EFL/ELL community discussion for language
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      Professional Development for Educators: This Week at Tapped In (October 5-11)

      SUNDAY
      * Webheads in Action - TESOL/ESL/EFL/ELL community discussion for language
      teachers.


      MONDAY
      * C3 - CybersecurityAwareness Month! - In October Davina Pruit-Mentle
      will discuss how individuals within their school or community can help
      promote National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). Davina will
      also share a list of ideas from other focus groups on how to promote NCAM.



      TUESDAY
      * Math Resources K-20 - Jeff Cooper discusses resources and ways to
      facilitate communication among Tapped In Math educators.

      * Science Resources K-20 - Jeff Cooper continues discussing ways to
      facilitate communication among Tapped In Science educators.


      WEDNESDAY
      * The Art of Storytelling - Today's stories can range from the
      presentation of engaging oral traditions told with simple props to complex
      digital images that include music, audio narration, and multimedia. Join
      this discussion to contribute your stories and share what others are doing
      with this medium in their classrooms.


      THURSDAY
      * Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears - Energy and the Polar Environment -
      Join Beyond Penguins staff to discuss the concepts of solar radiation,
      albedo, and natural resources and provide resources for teaching these
      concepts to K-5 students.

      * Classroom Assessment - Join Maryann Durland for this back-to-school
      session to explore the tools that help us to understand the connection
      between what we do as teachers and students and learners.

      * Teaching Teachers Forum - Dianne Allen invites anyone who teaches,
      mentors, or supports teachers, including university faculty,
      administration, tech coordinators, and lead teachers to join her in
      discussions on enhancing teacher reflection and professional development.

      * WriteTalk: Best practices in writing - Sandra Shattuck advocates that
      teachers are the best teachers of other teachers and teachers teach
      writing better when they improve their own writing.


      SATURDAY
      * Religious Educators discussion with John Greenamyre

      * K-12 Campus Tour and Classroom Support - Learn more about the safe and
      secure K-12 Student Campus and how you can create your own K-12 Student
      Classroom during this tour with Jeff Cooper.


      * TIPS AND TRICKS sessions are offered throughout the week to help both
      new and experienced Tapped In users get the most from the interface!
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      future discussions, send us an email and let us know! Comments are always
      appreciated!
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      Respectfully submitted,
      BJ Berquist
      Associate Educator, TAPPED IN
      bjb@...
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