Join us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs

Join me and @MyInfinitec at 3:30 CST for a Wednesday Webinar that is FREE to Illinois educators and also members of MyInfinitec outside the state.

Digital Differentiation: Great Ways to Use Google Docs to Design Differentiated Learning Experiences

February 12, 2020 | 4:30-5:30 EDT



Learn to leverage the power of Google Docs to design personalized learning experiences that meet the unique needs of ALL learners in the classroom. Provide students with flexible learning paths and maximize instruction by embracing the powerful features available in this mainstream tool for education. Learn to combine pedagogy with features to support Universal Design for Learning and walk away with a template for modification and reuse.

Registration is open to all Illinois educators and @MyInfinitec members for live or archived viewing.

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Digital Differentiation: Power Up the Portfolio Process with Google

We hope you can join our next Wednesday Winter Webinar on February 5th. This session is designed to help educators learn to embrace the many features available in Google Docs for Education to power up the ePortfolio process for increased student engagement. Registration is FREE to Illinois Educators and also members of UCP/Infinitec.

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Learn to embrace e-portfolios to empower students as stakeholders in their own learning. Explore apps that seamlessly support the three-step e-portfolio process to ensure successful implementation and management. Discover powerful ways students can create collections of artifacts to document learning as they engage in self-reflection and goal setting.

 

Digital Differentiation 2 ePortfolio Process

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | 3:30 PM CST – 4:30 PM CST
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Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Join me and @MyInfinitec for a webinar series designed to help educators dig deeper into Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020. The model was designed to provide resources, pedagogy, and inspiration to empower educators to leverage the power of tech as a tool to support the unique learning needs of ALL students.

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The pedagogy and tools have been frequently updated and presented to audiences live and worldwide throughout the past decade. I’m excited to continue to present Digital Differentiation this year and thrilled to be able to illustrate the tremendous progress and growth among all stakeholders in education.

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Join Us for Wednesday Winter Webinars Dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google

I’m excited to be kicking off the new year with Wednesday Winter Webinars dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google. These online sessions will focus on a model I designed and developed in 2011 to provide educators with resources to leverage the power of technology for teaching and learning. Nearly a decade later, this frequently updated model reflects progress and celebrates growth among stakeholders in education.

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The 2020 model features efficient and effective ways to provide ALL students with flexible learning paths for success by leveraging the power of Google Tools. These free, mainstream education tools are packed with accessibility features allowing all educators to level the playing field for learning and growth.

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Present Slides with Captions for Screen Readers with Google Docs

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While facilitating a webinar series for MyInfinitec, an agency whose goal is to provide access to the core curriculum for all learners, I’ve taken another deep dive into the current accessibility features in Google Docs for Education. One of the best takeaways has been discovering the ability to present slides with captions for screen readers with Google Docs.

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Join Our Wednesday Webinars in October

I’m pleased to be presenting a series of webinars for MyInfinitec.org on Wednesdays in October. Each webinar  is designed to help educators leverage the power of Google Docs to boost the engagement of ALL learners. Each session will take a look at ways to use the design features available in this free and accessible mainstream suite of tools to support the principles of Universal Design for Learning, UDL

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Turn Up Student Creativity with the New Audio Feature in Google Slides

Have you been trying to find an easy way for students to add audio to their Google Slides? It’s time to turn up student creativity in your classroom with the new audio feature in Google Slides.

Great news, Google has added an Insert Audio button to their interface, making it super simple for students to power up their projects with narration and music

 

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Join Us for Great Ways to Use Google Slides for Student-Driven Learning

 

Great Ways to Use Google Drive

Would you like to design and facilitate student-driven learning projects that require students to construct knowledge as they create? Google Slides can be a useful tool for providing students with learning experiences that break traditional barriers and engage them in the process of creating.

Join me and Simple K12 for an in-depth look at great ways to use Google Slides in innovative ways that go well beyond the typical student presentation. We’ll even provide you with some templates for modification and reuse.

Join us for this FREE Google Day of  Learning on May 4 at 2 pm EST.

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Get More Great Ways to Use Google Drive

Find a comprehensive collection of resources to leverage the power of Google Drive in your classroom on the Google page of this blog.

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Putting UDL to Practice for Increased Engagement in a Standards-Based Learning Environment

With abundant access to data, schools can personalize learning to help each student demonstrate success in a standards-based learning environment. Educators who provide students with learning experiences based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning, UDL, can greatly boost the engagement of ALL learners, not just students with significant learning needs. 

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Digital Differentiation A Webinar Featuring Tools to Support Flexible Learning Paths for Personalized Learning

I created the original Digital Differentiation model in 2011 for use as a professional development resource to help teachers leverage the power of technology as a tool for learning. The model has been frequently updated throughout the years to reflect the growth, progress, and use of data to inform instruction.

On April 24, 2019, a webinar featuring the 2019 edition of Digital Differentiation was presented via Simple K-12. Members can watch the archived version by clicking on the link below. Not a member? Join our mailing list below to receive updates on when and where to catch a session.

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