Professional Development

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Technology Integration

Training and consulting services are customized around the needs and goals of your district, school, teachers, and students. 

For assistance in effectively applying Technology Standards and using your technology tools in your district, school or classroom, contact Anne Thorp

Anne will provide

  • Staff, team, individual support in understanding the standards
  • Staff, team, individual work on lessons for integration
  • Staff, team, individual model teaching right in the classroom
  • Shoulder to shoulder teaching for in-class professional development
  • Staff, team, individual technology integration coaching
  • Effective integration techniques and strategies into content areas

Current Offerings

  • 21 Things 4 Teachers
    • The 21 Things for Teachers project is a virtual program in which participants learn through video tutorials, webinars, readings, and hands-on activities. The course is a self-paced independent study with instructor feedback on module submissions.
    • Each module is worth 4 SCECHs, thus giving you the opportunity to earn up to 84 SCECHs prior to January 31, 2019. ($5 SCECH fee)
  • Grant Assistance - Help find, write, and/or review grants to fund projects which use technology to improve teaching and learning

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Professional Learning

For professional learning sessions within your district, school or classroom, contact Anne Thorp, Ph.D

Anne will provide hands-on training for (but not limited to)

  • Google Suite (all Google Tools)
  • Google Classroom 
  • ADA Compliance
  • Green Screen
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Outlook
  • STEM integration
  • Online learning
  • Blended Learning
  • MakerSpace
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Moodle
  • Schoology
  • Edmodo
  • iPad integration
  • Chromebook integration
  • Teacher coaching
  • Digital Learning
  • Internet Safety
  • Digital Citizenship
  • REMC Tools & Provisions
  • 21 Things
    • 4 Teachers
    • 4 Students
    • 4 Kids
    • 4 Administrators
  • Anything else you need...just ask

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Outside Opportunities

  • Edupaths
    • PD organizes into pathways containing self-paced online courses
    • SCECHs offered
  • Michigan Virtual 
    • Michigan Virtual™ provides unparalleled access to professional development tools for educators. By working with individuals and districts to find the path that fits them best, Michigan Virtual grants access to opportunities that provide the best in professional learning
  • ISTE
    • ISTE U
      • a set of engaging professional learning experiences just for you! We know your days don’t stop and that when it comes to professional learning, only the best will do. ISTE U is a virtual hub of best-in-class courses to help you build and explore digital age competencies
    • Professional Learning
    • Teacher Education
  • 21 Things 4 Teachers PD Modules

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