FREE PD from RIU6

TO SUPPORT VIRTUAL TEACHING AND LEARNING

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Learn the Tools

These asynchronous training options take participants through 30 minute instructional videos about various tech tools, then ask them to brainstorm and identify application of these tools in their classroom.

**FREE through February 28th, 2021 only**

Ed Tech Tools I (7 hrs)

This Asynchronous training option takes participants through 30-minute instructional videos about various Edtech tools and resources: Flipgrid, Voxer, Kaizena, Microsoft Teams, Padlet Quizlet, and Educreations. Participants will be asked to brainstorm and identify the application of these tools in their classroom. The estimated time to complete this training is seven hours.

Ed Tech Tools II (7 hrs)

This Asynchronous training option engages participants in a variety of learning opportunities through 30-minute instructional videos about various Edtech tools and resources: Zoom, CK-12, Popplet, Hyperdocs, Screencastify, Discovery Education, StartSole, and OER Commons. Participants will be asked to brainstorm and identify the application of these tools in their classroom. This is Free Professional Development Training from RIU6. The estimated time to complete this training is seven hours.

LEVELED TRAINING TO HELP YOU DESIGN SUCCESSFUL ONLINE LEARNING

RIU6 and IU28 have designed leveled trainings to assist teachers with the design of engaging lessons using a virtual platform. Trainings include best practices for online teaching and learning as well as strategies and tools to engage learners and deepen understanding. Read more about the trainings below and choose the one that best fits your needs or take advantage of all of them!

START HERE: Making the Most of Synchronous Learning (4 hrs)

In this training, we will learn how to design student-centered, synchronous lessons using a "Learn, Collaborate, and Apply" model for instruction. We will also see examples of the models in practice while exploring tech tools and applications that can be used for student collaboration.
  • Google Meet
  • Jamboard
  • Flipgrid


**FREE through February 28th, 2021 only**

MORE: Tapping Into the Four Lenses of Learning (7 hrs)

Looking through the Human, Language, Meaning-Centered, and Social Lens of learning will help increase student engagement in our online classrooms. In this training, we will learn strategies and tech tools to activate prior knowledge, incorporate vocabulary discussion, and provide opportunities for collaboration in a virtual learning environment.

Strategies and Tools include but are not limited to:

  • Hyperdocs
  • Choice Boards
  • Wakelet
  • Agreement Circles
  • Inside Out
  • Brain Dump

EVEN MORE: Remote and Hybrid Teaching (Coaching and Consulting)

"Visible Learning" refers to making student learning visible to teachers so we know if we are having an impact on learning. In this training, we will explore themes of visible learning to strengthen and increase student engagement, deepen the learning tasks for students to think critically about our course content, and add new tools and strategy to add to our toolbox.

Practical instructional strategies explored through this session include but are not limited to:


  • My Favorite NO
  • Learning in the Round
  • Text Rendering
  • Recurring Essential Questions or Theme Tasks
  • Image Tag
  • Convince Me That
  • Create a Broad Statement
If you are interested in having your teachers participate in any of these options, please reach out to Lauren, Robin, or Kelsi with a few days' notice so that we can properly set up the learning for your staff.
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Opportunities from our Partners

PAECT Learning Sessions

* Connectwork Sessions - Break out into alike grade-bands/content areas

* Tech the Halls

* Virtual Engagement Strategies

* Virtual STEAM Night

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OnRamp Remote Learning

All sessions are built around one or more of the Instructional Design Principles for Remote Teaching and Learning Framework

* Asynchronous and Synchronous Sessions

* There is something for everyone - all content areas, all grade levels.

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Common Sense Education Webinars:

A NEW session every Friday at 12:00. Watch live or view recordings of over 80 sessions. Click Here for more information.

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RIU6 Educational Programs

The Division of Educational Programs at Riverview Intermediate Unit provides professional education and curriculum support services dedicated to enabling school districts to maintain high standards in their delivery of a Free and Appropriate Public Education to exceptional students.