The Engaged Educator

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The Engaged Educator

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  1. The Engaged Educator

    Slide 1 - The Engaged Educator

    • Using Learning Management Systems to Communicate and Collaborate
  2. Why Communicate and Collaborate?

    Slide 2 - Why Communicate and Collaborate?

    • When educators collaborate with other teachers, they:
    • Share ideas, goals, and questions
    • Develop lessons, resources, and solutions
    • Create cross-curricular connections
    • Grow from the strengths and talents of other educators
    • Build professional networks
    • Improve teaching skills and student learning
  3. Communication and Collaboration

    Slide 3 - Communication and Collaboration

    • According to ISTE standards, educators should engage in professional growth and leadership by:
    • Participating in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning
    • Exhibiting leadership through demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others.
  4. Educators use technology to Communicate and Collaborate for:

    Slide 4 - Educators use technology to Communicate and Collaborate for:

    • Teaching Ideas
    • Lessons and Resources
    • Community Building
    • Professional Development
  5. Online Platforms

    Slide 5 - Online Platforms

    • Wikis
    • Discussion Boards
    • Podcasts
    • Video Conferencing
    • File-share systems
  6. Advantages of collaborative work using an online platform

    Slide 6 - Advantages of collaborative work using an online platform

    • Advantages to using online platforms for communication and collaboration include:
    • connection with other educators locally or globally
    • accessibility at anytime and from anywhere
    • open communication and diversity
    • professional growth through shared experiences
    • open to all levels of professional development
  7. How do educators Use a Learning Management System tocommunicate and collaborate?

    Slide 7 - How do educators Use a Learning Management System tocommunicate and collaborate?

  8. What is a Learning Management System (LMS)?

    Slide 8 - What is a Learning Management System (LMS)?

    • According to Electronic Education Report, a Learning Management System is defined as:
    • organizational software that enables the administration, tracking, and reporting of information across all types of educational activities; the delivery of courses; and the facilitation of collaboration and communication (2011).
  9. Educators Use an LMS to communicate and collaborate

    Slide 9 - Educators Use an LMS to communicate and collaborate

    • Accessibility
    • sharing and organizing of information
    • calendars, file uploads
    • provides collaborative workspace
    • wikis, creative tools (google drive)
    • provides bi- or multidirectional communication
    • groups posts, newsfeeds, forums, chatrooms, email
    • videoconferencing, podcasts
  10. How it might look

    Slide 10 - How it might look

  11. Accessibility and Ease of USe

    Slide 11 - Accessibility and Ease of USe

  12. Communication and Collaboration

    Slide 12 - Communication and Collaboration

    • Success and Inspiration Through Professional Interaction