Problem or Project-Based Learning can be an effective way to start students on their journey to a collaborative and creative way of learning. Students engage in a journey to solve a challenging problem or question. Through this student-driven and collaborative learning environment, the students investigate and build a response to a complex question or problem. This investigation generates student leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and ultimately a voice that is witnessed by an audience of their peers and community. Join us to learn the basics of project-based learning and design thinking as it relates to implementing innovative instructional techniques in your classroom.
Nearpod is a powerful tool that combines all the assets of presenting content along with the ease of interactivity and collaboration. Nearpod assists teachers in creating insane interactive lessons that will make their students beg to come to school. The negativity connected to learning lessons will dissipate while Nearpod creates the opportunity to engage your students with videos, activities, and assessments in an interactive gamified environment.
Learn about how HyperDocs can transform your teaching! Known as HyperDocs, your assignments become much more than digital worksheets, and facilitate instruction for face-to-face, blended, flipped, and remote learning. Examples will be shown for multiple subject areas as well as how to get started using a HyperDoc.
Learn about MVCTC's Adult Education Career Programs, Short-Term Courses, and the scholarship available for high school students. You will also hear from our Career Counselor about her role in working with students.
In today's job market a LinkedIn account is not optional for many industries. Learn the basics of how to create a LinkedIn Account and how to expand your professional connections. This is a great resource to help prepare students for entering the workforce.
Learn how the LPDC process works to ensure you earn CEUs for your next licensure renewal. Information will be shared about how to create an IPDP, how to submit LPDC paperwork, and where to find your approved LPDC paperwork.
Learn how to create "time slots" using Google Calendar where students can sign up for to meet with instructors on Zoom. It sends and email to the instructor each time a students accepts and the meeting time shows up both on your Google and Outlook calendar.
Learn about your STRS Ohio pension including eligibility requirements, how to calculate, and plan of payment options. Learn how to reconcile your anticipated retirement expenses, your pension income, and retirement health care considerations.
Nearpod is an interactive student engagement platform. You can use it for both distance learning or in-person classes. Teacher's can create presentations that contain quizzes, polls, slides, collaborative boards, videos, images, drawing boards, web content, and simulations.
Come hear about some new twists on the traditional discussion strategies that you can use in any classroom-even remotely! These strategies place the focus on the students and inspire true connection and engagement. We will share an overview of the Socratic Method and Spider Web Discussions for in-class learning and the website Parlay for online learning.
Learn how to upload Guiding Documents (Classroom Management Plan, Syllabus, and Sequenced Course Outline) to Blackboard and ask questions of how to use Blackboard in the classroom. There will be work time to complete and submit Guiding Documents to check it off your to-do list!
Do you teach a Career Tech program that offers students realistic learning experiences? Then you need to know how to track Work-Based Learning using our Capture App, plan to attend to learn about additional work-based learning options for your students.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with entering CTSO participation in the Capture App at the end of the school year? Learn tips on how to track student participation in CTSO activities, competitions, and events throughout the school year.
Have you been looking for a creative way to still teach your students with online learning? Learn how you can make instructional videos using Zoom to “teach class” in the online learning environment for your students.
Have you struggled with determining the best way to provide hands-on instruction for your Career Tech lab with online learning? Learn from some of our Career Tech instructors who thought outside of the box to bring hands-on learning to their students in online instruction.
Hyperdocs are a single Google Doc, Google Slide, or Google Sheet that contains instructions with links, tasks, and a multitude of ideas to get our students thinking. The teacher focuses on creating opportunities for choice, exploration, and ways for students to apply their knowledge.