WCS Weekly v.1 i.9

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Volume 1 Issue 9October 20, 2014 CEM Themes Click the links to nd resources for topics covered this year. $ Blended Learning - Led by CUE. blended learning experts will discuss what it takes to become a blended learning teacher and a blended learning school. $ Collaboration & Capacity Building - Led by NCTE & NCLE. Focuses on collaboration and capacity building to emphasize this rigorous and sustained approach. $ Diversity, Inclusiveness, and Global Education - Led by Kutztown University   &   Kinderchat. Educators will discuss their ideas to transform learning by broadening participation in innovative educational communities inclusive of all world citizens. $ Educator Professional Development & Learning - Led by ASCD. PD and learning resources will connect educators to new and exciting ways to transform their practice, provide actionable insights from experts, and open up constructive discussion forums.  2 © Stephanie DeMichele | Instructional Technology Specialist, Wickliffe City Schools Another way to participate in Connected Educators Month is to earn badges. Personalize and show off your learning experiences by earning badges for yourself and/or nominating other connected educators to receive badges and get recognized for contributions to education. And the challenges are both fun and benecial. Follow new hashtags and earn a Twitterati badge; gain experience with social networks and earn your Socialize badge. Want to publish a photo on Flickr? Do it and show off your Photo Gogo badge! Who’s been a useful resource for you in terms of your own professional growth? Nominate them for a Mentor badge. Whatever you do, just have fun learning! Have a question about an app or new EdTech tool you’d like to try in the classroom? Email me and I’ll answer it for you! #ce14 Discover what connected educators around the globe are saying, doing, and sharing this month. Use this hashtag when you tweet your own ideas! connected educators Called “Innovators,” this is the o  cial blog of connectededucators.org. It’s a great resource for teachers who want to know how to get o  their classroom “island.” Subscribe via email. Follow this Click to visit the WCS Weekly archive

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