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March Professional Development Resources
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 21, 2013, 03:55 PM   

We recently introduced our new Professional Development Calendar, meant to be a single place where teachers can find a wealth of upcoming opportunities.  
Below are opportunities AAE considers to be some of the highpoints of upcoming professional development opportunities. Take a look:

Saturday, March 23, 2013, Roskins Hall, University of Nebraska, Omaha
EdCamp Omaha, Free


Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 1 pm EST,
Chat
Tapping the Power of Social Networking for Education
Social networking can now provide teachers with new access to experts, curricula, and model initiatives around the world. Instructional technology specialist Kyle Pace helps train educators to tap into social networking and find valuable resources they could not get otherwise. Education Week, Free

 

Friday, April 5, 2013, 7 – 8:30 pm EST, Webinar
Teaching The Great Gatsby A Common core Close Reading Seminar
This seminar will explore the novel’s themes and language and suggest ways to teach it through close reading. National Humanities Center, America in Class $35

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 2 pm EST, Webinar
Daniel Pink on How Teachers can ‘Sell’ More to Students
In this webinar, Pink will offer strategic advice for educators from his new book To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. He'll explain what he calls the new ABC's of selling—attunement, buoyancy, and clarity—and how educators can use these tactics to "move" students Education Week, $49


Wednesday April 10, 2013 4 pm EST,
Webinar
Innovate and Mobilize Your Classroom
The webinar will focus on apps and instructional strategies for teachers to use mobile technologies to (1) foster active, participatory learning, (2) increase student engagement in the learning process, and (3) create exciting, empowering, exploratory, student-centered learning environments. ISTE, $39/$99

Originally posted by Melissa at AAE.

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