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*Free* Sept/Oct/Nov MOOC's for Teachers/Educators

*Free* Sept/Oct/Nov MOOC's for Teachers/Educators | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Here's a few free online MOOC courses for teachers and educators (provided by someone who doesn't work for these MOOC providers or universities).
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I registered for the Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology, it sounded interesting-but so did the rest of these courses! 

 

I've taken Coursera's Copyright for Educators and Librarians

course offered by Duke, Emory and UNC-CH, it was excellent.

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You Can Become an Engaging Educator With These 4 Steps

You Can Become an Engaging Educator With These 4 Steps | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher." – Temple Grandin It is possible for anyone to teach....

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I like the 4 steps and suggestions that we could all use to stay up-to-date with our field, our instructional practice, adult learning and more!

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Ten Ideas for Interactive Teaching

Jenna Zwang offers up 10 different ideas for making interactive teaching a blast..the article was featured on eSchool News.

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Edchat Interactive - a new type of free, online PD that is relevant, timely, interactive and social

Edchat Interactive - a new type of free, online PD that is relevant, timely, interactive and social | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Edchat Interactive is a new type of free, online PD brought to you by some of the same folks who created #echat twitter discussions, including Tom Whitby and Steven Anderson, who are both friends of mine and in my Personal Learning Network ..

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Register for upcoming free February interactive chats about setting up  augmented reality lessons and personalized learning.

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How to be a Rock Star Teacher in 2015 (in a World of ‘CAVE’ Colleagues)

How to be a Rock Star Teacher in 2015 (in a World of ‘CAVE’ Colleagues) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Make 2015 the Year you Make it Happen! Have you let cynical peers and worn-down administrators get you down or hold you back? There’s no doubt it’s challenging being in education.

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The article provides videos and articles on how to add interactivity to your class, flip your course, use Ted-Ed, and how to use popular tech tools to enhance your teaching.

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Why Building Interactive E-Learning is a Two-step Process

Why Building Interactive E-Learning is a Two-step Process | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
How do you define interactive elearning? It’s a question I ask clients when they tell me they want an interactive elearning course.
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Clicking isn't enough..learners need an opportunity to discover if they can apply what they've learned to a real-life situation.
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InsertLearning

InsertLearning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

InsertLearning is a Chrome extension that lets you turn websites into interactive lessons. Try it out on their web site without downloading anything or registering. 

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You don't have to just use the Chrome extension with web pages, you can use it with Google Docs, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, and display/embed YouTube videos, questions, and discussions. 

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