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21 Things 4 Teachers - Summer PD available

The course will officially start May 20, but there will be ongoing enrollment through July 1. The teachers can choose 1-7, 8-14, 15-21 or all 21. We have to have a minimum of 10 participants signed up by May 20, otherwise we will have to cancel the summer session.  Jennifer Johnson of Macomb ISD will be teaching the course this summer. She will hold several orientation sessions to accommodate new people enrolling through July 1.   21things4teachers offers video tutorials and live virtual sessions.   Participants work at their own pace, with online instructor support, to create an online portfolio showcasing valuable and applicable projects for teaching and lifelong learning.  Educators say that taking the 21things4teachers is transformational, and they see immediate results when using and applying the ‘things' in their classroom.  For a peek at the content visit the 21things4teacheres.netsite  Course runs May 20, through September 4.  The full course includes the full set of 21thi…

Upcoming Conference Opportunity

Welcome back from Spring Break.  If you are looking for an energizing professional development opportunity consider attending the third annual Connected Educators Unconference on Saturday, April 18th.  The event is $20 and will be at the Jackson Career Center.  
In my opinion hosting a Saturday event ensures that participants want to be there, and will be engaged.  Jackson County ISD and Ingham ISD are teaming up to produce the event.  This is a chance for active learning alongside experts.  BYOD and prepare to participate!
Here is a link to learn more and to register: http://edtech.jcisd.org/connected-educator-unconference.html