Virtual Academy Session Topics and Descriptions

Online Professional Development - Educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

All Sessions Given Twice on the days below at 3:30-5:00 & 7:00-8:30

REGISTRATION LINK FOR ALL SESSIONS - Coursewhere http://www.solutionwhere.com/aop/cw/main.asp
Each session holds 50 people. Register soon to reserve a space

Fall 2010 Virtual Academy Sessions
Digital Citizenship for School Leaders/Administrators November 4, 2010

Digital Citizenship for School Leaders/Administratos October 27, 2010 with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Wendy Drexler

Digital Citizenship for Teachers October 14, 2010 with Robin Ellis

Winter/Spring 2011


Links to the Virtual Academy Archives

2100-2011 Alphabetic By Title


2010
Digital Citizenship for School Leaders November 4, 2010

Digital Citizenship for School Leaders October 27, 2010 with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Wendy Drexler

Digital Citizenship October 14, 2010 with Robin Ellis


2011
1:1 Classroom with Royan Lee and Alice Barr, January 25
1:1 Classroom with Gary Stager
Mercy Vocational Pecha Kucha, Open Mic and Assessment with Sheryl, April 5, 3:30 session
Open Mic and Assessment with Sheryl, April 5, 7:00PM session
Spotlight on 21st Century Learning K-8 with Sheryl Nussbaum Beach and Mary Worrell, March 29, 3:30 session
Spotlight on 21st Century Learning K-8 with Sheryl Nussbaum Beach and Mary Worrell, March 29, 7:00 session
Virtual Lessons for the Math and Science Classroom, March 22 with Darren Kuropatwa 7:00 pm session
Virtual Lessons for the Math and Science Classroom, March 22 with Darren Kuropatwa 3:30 pm session

**Wikis and Online Tools for Collaboration in the Social Studies Classroo**m March 10, 7:00 session with Kevin Jarrett
**Blogs, Google, Communication Tools with Kevin Jarre**tt, March 3, 3:30 session
Blogs,Google, Communication Tools with Kevin Jarrett, March 3, 7:00 pm session
Common Core Standards, Feb 22, 3:30 session
Common Core Standards, Feb 22, 7:00 session
Digital Photos and Video with Dov Campbell Feb 15 3:30 session
Digital Photos and Video with Dov Campbell Feb 15 7:00 PM session
TPACK with Dolores Gende,


Virtual Academy Session Details


January
All Sessions Given Twice on the days below at 3:30-5:00 & 7:00-8:30
Thursday, January 20th - One to One Laptop Learning Resources - Quality resources abound for use in the one to one laptop classroom. Come and explore creative uses of online resources for creating relevant and engaging activities for your students.
View the Archive here: http://bit.ly/h4xBQv
1:1 Classroom with Gary Stager

Tuesday, January 25th - One to One Laptop Learning and Incorporating Tpack - TPACK integrates Technology, Pedagogy and Curriculum using a framework that is practical and effective. Come and explore Tpack infused lessons for the One to One classroom which you can use and adapt to your classroom right away.
View the Archive here: 1:1 Classroom with Royan Lee and Alice Barr, January 25

February
All Sessions Given Twice on the days below at 3:30-5:00 & 7:00-8:30

Tuesday, February 8th - TPack -Making Technology Integration Easy - This session will look at how to use the ISTE NETS and the TPACK model to seamlessly integrate technology, pedagogy, and content together in ways that support instruction in any subject area.
View the Archive here: TPACK-Making Technology Integration Easy TPACK with Dolores Gende,

Tuesday, February 15th - Digital Photos and Video Creativity (21st Century Skills Series) - Digital Creativity and Literacy Skills are a part of the ISTE Nets standards and are21st Century Skills focus. Learn tips and tricks for becoming more familiar with digital photos and videos and tools for going digital.
View the Archives here:Digital Photos and Video with Dov Campbell Feb 15 3:30 session ,
Digital Photos and Video with Dov Campbell Feb 15 7:00 PM session
Digital Photos and Video Creativity (21st Century Skills Series)

Tuesday, February 22nd - Implementing Common Core Standards
3:30 and 7:00
Implementing Common Core Standards
Common Core Standards, Feb 22, 3:30 session


March
All Sessions Given Twice on the days below at 3:30-5:00 & 7:00-8:30
Thursday, March 3rd - Blogs, Google and Communication Tools and the Language Arts Classroom (Communication - 21st Century Skills Series) Technology today gives us many tools for Communication especially suited for the Language Arts classroom. Learn about some practical ways to implement these into your classroom.

Thursday, March 10th - Wikis and Online Tools for Collaboration in the Social Studies Classroom (Collaboration - 21st Century Skills Series) Technology today gives us many tools for Collaboration. Learn about some uses particularly suited for the Social Studies classroom such as Blogs, Google Docs, Wikis and More!

Tuesday, March 22nd - Virtual Lessons for the Math and Science Classroom (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving - 21st Century Skills Series) Technology today gives us many tools for Critical Thinking and problem solving. Learn about some uses particularly suited for the Science classroom.Technology today gives us many tools for Critical Thinking and problem solving. Learn about some uses particularly suited for the Math and Science classroom such as Interactive tools, web 2.0 tools and More! Presenter: Darren Kuropatwa
Darren's unique skill set - an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, leading edge technology skills and boundless creativity make him a strong change agent in 21st century education. His relaxed confident manner puts participants at ease as he leads them through relevant discussions of how the appropriate application of technology in the day-to-day classroom setting can enhance student learning. Attendees leave eager to apply these ideas in their own classrooms. His leadership and vision in the field of educational technology are known world-wide through his work as one of the founding conveners of the K12 Online Conference - http://k12onlineconference.org and his professional blog - A Difference - http://adifference.blogspot.com

Assessment and the 21st Century Classroom w/Sheryl Nussbaum Beach
Tuesday, March 29th - Learner's First - View a K-8 Showcase of 21st Century Lessons and Assessment for the Classroom.

Tuesday, April 5th - Learner's First - View a 9-12 Showcase of 21st Century Lessons and Assessment for the Classroom -