October 27, 2008
As this is my first visit, today we’ll be starting off with an introduction and general overview of the Web Tools Professional Development program that I will be conducting at Metropolitan Corporate Academy this year.
2] Overview of Web Tools: what are “web tools” and why are they crucial to teaching and learning today?
What are the web tools we’ll be learning about this year?
3] Who is Teachers Network? Services and resources they offer to teachers (most of which are free of charge):
- home page: www.teachersnetwork.org
- Lesson Plan Search
- Teachnet & Grants for Teachers
- Teachers Network Leadership Institute
- Streaming Videos
- P-credit courses (not free!)
4] Overview of the How to Use the Internet Book & CD-ROMs
5] CLSO online courses available – free!
6] Keeping in Touch: welcome to our blog: mcanyc.blogspot.com
7] Thinking about creating a technology project: feeding into applying for a grant
8] Future sessions: hands-on work