Ambassador Update for EduPaths

Learning is at the "HEART" of professional growth!

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Why Do We Do What We Do?

There's nothing better than what children contribute to Valentine's Day sentiments...
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So we were looking for something clever to start our update to you, and could not pass this up! Children write the funniest things. You can see their thought-process; hear their voice; and comprehend their observations. Classic!

And, then we stand back and ask ourselves, what else? Could we use technology to enhance this product? What other strategies might we use to help students peer edit and revise.

At the same time, with everything we are doing, it's good just to appreciate the simplicity of this innocent display of affection, reflect, and smile - This is WHY we do what we do.

We're grateful to have you as a part of our team!!

The EduPaths Team

Ambassador February Meeting

Friday, Feb. 10th, 1-4pm

2413 West Maple Avenue

Flint, MI

This is a VIRTUAL meeting. You are more than welcome to join us on-site.

WebEx Call in Details: 650-479-3208
Access Code
: 737 336 943

The agenda will follow.

Looking forward to gathering with you!

Conference Season is Upon Us

We are in the middle of planning for MACUL and MRA. EduPaths will host a booth at each conference.

At MACUL, EduPaths will be presenting, and we will also be promoting our EduPaths MOOC. A MOOC is a "Massively Open Online Course/Content." We hope to recruit up to 250 users to participate around the state. Planners for the MOOC are currently getting that work organized. All ambassadors are invited to facilitate the MOOC. More information will be coming in the next few weeks.

Ambassador Information & Reminders

  • Diane is receiving invoices for Ambassador work through January. Work with your Business office and get those to her ASAP.
  • Be sure to update your Ambassador Logs and keep them current as you participate in presentations or trainings for EduPaths.
  • Diane will be following up with Addendums to your Ambassador contracts with language including work you do for the project through subcommittees. Those will be coming to you soon.
  • Here are the subcommittees you signed up for. If you've committed to more than 2, select the 2 you know that you can commit to fully.

Resources always available to you. Please let us know if you need updates!

Let us know if you have questions or would like more information on anything EduPaths related. Happy to help!

New Courses Just Published & Others in the Pipeline

Courses Published:

  1. Analyzing School Initiatives for Impact

  2. Robots in the Elementary Classroom; Ignite the Imagination

  3. Google Sites: Build a Blended Classroom Website

  4. An Interactive Math Workshop from Start to Finish

  5. MI Excel Coaching: Coaching Basics

  6. Authentic Performance Task Assessments are Meaningful

  7. Taking Oprah to the Next Level: Hosting an Online Book Club with Edmodo

  8. Assessment in the Writing Workshop

  9. Google Forms: The Educator's Swiss Army Knife

  10. Forms, Limitations, and Improvements of Assessments

  11. Math Journaling to Stimulate Thinking in the Elementary Classroom

Courses in Development (published late February):

  1. Homeless Education
  2. Movement and Talking in the ELA Classroom
  3. Collaborative Challenges in an Interactive Math Workshop
  4. Empowering You and Your Students with Prezi
  5. Supporting Language Arts Skills Through Technology
  6. High Quality Professional Learning: Increases in Educator Effectiveness Begins with Standards

Our complete list of courses - those mentioned above and those yet to be developed - are included in this Google Doc. Feel free to use as is most useful for you.

There was a request for course publish dates. We have been able to extract that information from a few sources. Here is our complete list to date. DATES PUBLISHED

We Appreciate the "Heart" You Have for EduPaths!

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Thank you! Learning is at the HEART of professional growth!

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