With only a few weeks remaining until school resumes, now is the time to take advantage of last minuteprofessional development for substitute teachers to prepare you your return to the classroom. If you missed our recommended free webinars for July, take a look at what we’ve handpicked for the last two weeks in August.
QR codes are an emerging technology that allows a physical marker, shaped like a square barcode, to be connected with digital content. Using a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, students can interact with the physical papers in a way that is incredibly engaging. While all of this may sound technical and advanced, setting up and incorporating QR codes into your lesson is surprisingly easy. This webinar will show you how.
The Internet has changed the fundamental paradigm of education. Students have volumes of information at their fingertips; teachers must be prepared to teach them how to use it. This webinar provides training on how to teach student to evaluate and think critically about what they find online. These are skills that will not only improve the classroom task at hand, but they are valuable life-long skills for any 21st century learner.
All teachers recognize the value of using supplemental images in a lesson. These help tell the story or allow students to better visualize content. If you find this visual approach to be in your wheelhouse and you own or have access to an iPad, then this webinar is for you. This webinar focuses on using three iPad apps to share or edit images to convey information.
This webinar with introduce participants to 20 FREE iPad apps that can be used in the classroom. And as a bonus, all participants with also receive a free eBook that further details these apps. Not only will you benefit from the webinar, but you can share your resources with other teachers, making it clear that you are an educator who wants to be a team player. This quality in a substitute teacher practically guarantees return job requests from the school!
In 2006, Google launched their Apps for Education suite of online tools. Since then, more than 20 million students have found benefit with this online resource. Chances are very likely that as a substitute teacher, you will find yourself in a school that utilizes Google Apps for Education. This webinar with teach you what this is, and how you can best use it to affect student learning.
Start the year off right by coming to your first substitute teaching job with some fresh ideas. These will not only engage students, but will make you stand above the other substitutes. For more ways to enhance your professional career and get noticed check out our blog. We’re ready to help make you a great substitute!