EduPaths eNewsletter

July 18-July 28, 2016 So Many Reasons to Celebrate Summer!

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EduPaths Summer PD Ongoing

EduPaths was Trending on Twitter July 11th as we launched our Summer PD from Wayne RESA and Alpena (AMA) ESD!

EduPaths Summer PD is rolling through the month of July. We are still receiving good ideas for courses as educators register for the August sessions, and our early PD participants are beginning to submit their completed courses. They are looking really good!! Summer has been busy and productive at EduPaths!!

Some of the submitted course titles include:
  • Installing Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports Structures in a School
  • Sketchnotes for Visualizing Learning
  • Taking Oprah to the Next Level: Hosting an Online Book Club with Edmodo

The Alpena ESD and Wayne RESA sessions (July 11 & 12) were collaborative and active. In our face to face sessions we work very hard to accommodate the needs of all users with large group sessions, mini-clinics that are optional and available the entire 2 days, individual work time, and fun!

When asked to provide feedback about the most beneficial parts of the 2-day training, participants responded: Time to work...supportive trainers...readily available...flexible schedule...clear directions; and Time provided to work and support of experts when needed; and Helpfulness/Accommodations-self pacing, choice/repeating sessions, Whole group, small group, and even individual aspects of the training.

What an honor for us to work with such talented educators! Our new courses from this summer's sessions will be available to all educators in the fall - just in time for the new school year!

If you are interested in joining our training team this summer and have an idea you would like to share with other educators statewide, check out this last Summer PD opportunity.


In this issue:

  • Summer PD Opportunity in the U.P. - Check it Out
  • Tweeting LIVE from our PD sites
  • More About EduPaths - Join Today!

Summer PD Opportunity - Check it out!!

We are recruiting educators for our PD sessions in the U.P. - August 16 & 17! Registration is open until August 2 for Marquette & Sault Ste. Marie.

Our Pilot Summer PD will walk you through the process of developing a 1-hour online professional development course. Consider joining us. You will be paid for the course you develop for EduPaths. Click the flyer below to learn more!

Tweeting LIVE from PD Sites

During the school year, EduPaths hosts weekly Twitter Chats. They are lively and easy to access and our following is growing. Due to our busy summer PD schedule at different sites around Michigan, EduPaths will be Tweeting LIVE on July 25-26 from Kalamazoo RESA and Traverse Bay ISD.

Follow us using our Hashtag - #EduPaths

More About EduPaths

EduPaths is a great resource for meeting your professional development needs, and is available anytime and anyplace that is convenient for you. EduPaths has several helpful tools and resources to get you started. To learn about Getting Started in EduPaths, check out the video below.
Otherwise, go to https://edupaths.org to explore the site. While exploring, click on the ABOUT page to learn more about us. To get yourself started on EduPaths, check out the RESOURCES page for all of our HELP documents that can answer a lot of your questions.

If you want to start the school year with new strategies and tools, EduPaths has several short courses that will prepare you for the coming school year.

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EduPaths User Weekly Update

Since our launch on February 17, 2016, we have 2,751 registered users. Educators are submitting worklogs and transcripts daily as they take advantage of the professional learning opportunities on EduPaths. Twitter followers increase daily - currently at 343 - as we Chat LIVE from our summer events, and host a weekly Chat during the school year.