Workshops w/Laura

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If you would like Laura to work with your staff, contact her here or on Twitter @LAMBRADLEY.

Feedback from participants in Laura’s workshops:

NaNoWriMo:

  • “Awesome resources and organizational ideas! So excited to do this.”
  • “Thank you for sharing how you specifically made this realistic in your classroom, how you convinced admin, and what resources are available on the site. I was afraid this was going to be so English-class-specific, but you gave me (a social science teacher) a lot of ideas and tools I can use for myself and with my students.”
  • “Very clear presentation. Thank you!”
  • “I can’t wait for next year to try this with my students!”

Google Drawing:

  • “Super fun and I appreciated the time to practice.”
  • “So much useful information!!”
  • “I can’t believe it’s this easy! Thank you, Laura!!”
  • “So excited to use what I learned!!”
  • “Great respect for a real veteran!”
  • “I never knew this existed. Thank you!”

Google Sites:

  • “Great introduction to what Google Sites are plus other examples of how to use them. Really liked having time to set up a site and just play with it.”
  • “Very good session with a good amount of time to play around with what we’ve learned.”
  • “I’m definitely going to use this in my class!”
  • “The sites were super easy to use! Thanks for the support to get started!!”
  • “It was fabulous!”

Laura offers workshops on:

  • NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month for students:
    • narrative writing
    • publication
    • online writing
    • social network for student writers
    • student agency: choice and voice
  • Google Apps for students and teachers, from novice to ninja:
    • Classroom
    • Mail
    • Drive
    • Calendar
    • Docs
    • Forms
    • Drawings
    • Slides
    • Sites
  • Hour of Code: Teach kids to code even if you can’t:
    • critical thinking
    • computational thinking
    • design
    • STEAM
    • new literacy
    • empower change
    • student agency: choice and voice
  • The Magazine Project: semester-long writing project:
    • expository / argument writing
    • media analysis
    • visual literacy
    • graphic design
    • Google Apps for publishing
    • interdisciplinary PBL
    • student agency: choice and voice
  • Blogging + online portfolios for students:
    • authentic audience
    • peer feedback
    • digital literacy / citizenship
    • student agency: choice and voice
  • The Connected Educator – own your PLN:
    • Twitter
    • Google+
    • Edutopia
    • PBS Learning Media
    • Blogging
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