February & March

iTech Nation

ITECH NATION WEBCASTS

Tech Nation is proud to offer virtual professional development in a webcast format that allows attendees to participate in real time. Unlike traditional webinars that are usually recorded, these are live, interactive webcasts in a "radio show" format that focus on specific topics. All you need to do is have a device that can connect to the webcast (computer, tablet, or phone) and register for the sessions below. Best of all, you still earn credit for professional development without having to drive across town and get home later than normal!
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Building Research Skills for Students

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Julie models techniques for enhancing student research skills. See how she gets her students to improve there information acquisition.



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Online Research Tips and Tricks- Jules of History

Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Julie models an important life lesson. Google doesn't always equal the best research method. See how she shows students a better way to achieve their potential in web based research.



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Building a Better History Fair Project- Jules of History

Tuesday, March 8th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

History Fair is so much more than dusty research. Julie examines ideas about ways to make your projects stand out in the judging arena



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Checking for Understanding w/ Online Tools-Trekking Through the TEKS with Torres

Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Checking for understanding using simple online tools that translate into higher student achievement. We will discuss and model Plickers, Quizalize, Poll Everywhere, and other tools you can use in your classroom.



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Introduction to Google Classroom-Trekking Through the TEKS with Torres

Friday, Feb. 12th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

We will show you how to set up your classroom to go either total paperless or semi-paperless in your classroom. This management system allows for use of and integration of technology in the classroom. Any subject can use this tool and so can any Aldine ISD teacher.


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PBL through Tech for Math and Science-Trekking Through the TEKS with Torres

Wednesday, March 2nd, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Math and technology go hand in hand in our digital world. We will go over some useful digital tools for you to use in your math, science and technology classroom. Get ideas for the end of the year projects and how to manage those projects using Google Apps.


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Encouraging Goal Setting, Differentiating and ELL's- Mahal's Moments- ELA

Thursday, Feb. 25th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Stuck trying to move the class reading along? ELL's new to your LA class? Angela dives into these topics to ensure you are maximizing your time in the class for the individual learner.


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Creating S chatter about books using partnerships and clubs- Mahal's Moments- ELA

Thursday, March 3rd, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Chatter in a classroom can be annoying UNLESS it is for all of the right reasons. Chatter about books is confirmation that the S's are learning. Angela shares methods to encourage the best kind of chatter in your classroom. All the talk is about their books!


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From Workshop to Testing- Mahal's Moments- ELA

Thursday, March 10th, 4:30-6pm

This is an online event.

Transfer that knowledge from the fun workshop to the challenging test. How do you encourage students to retain the ability to process and make connections across different mediums.


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ITECHNATION

iTech Nation is a media and production team consisting of Josh Hicks, Meredith McCune, Chad Cochran, Jake Elmhorst, and Matt Tomaselli. Together we bring you live webcasts, face-to-face training, and video productions for today's curriculum and technology needs. Feel free to contact us to request a session or other media services.