Welcome to Cool Tools for School for 2018 – 2019

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DRAFT of topics for 2018/19

Cool Tools 101

  • Thing 1: Getting Started
  • Thing 2: Blogging With Students
  • Thing 3: Photo Fun
  • Thing 4: Twitter & Personal Learning Networks
  • Thing 5: Audio Tools
  • Thing 6: Digital Storytelling
  • Thing 7: Presentation Tools
  • Thing 8: Curation Tools
  • Thing 9: Research Databases
  • Thing 10:  Search Tools Ninja

More Cool Tools 101

  • Thing 11: Digital Tattoo & Digital Citizenship
  • Thing 12: News Literacy
  • Thing 13: Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • Thing 14: Bitmoji Fun
  • Thing 15: BreakoutEDU  – guest instructor:  Amy Carpenter
  • Thing 16: Digital Portfolios for Students
  • Thing 17: eBook Creation 
  • Thing 18: Student Assessment & Feedback Tools
  • Thing 19: Screencasting & Screen Sharing
  • Thing 20: Social Reading & “Book Stuff”
  • Thing 21: Supporting English Language Learners – guest instructor: Diana Wendell
  • Thing 22: Teaching & Learning with Primary Sources
  • Thing 23: New AASL Standards
  • Thing 24: Google Drawings
  • Thing 25: Green Screen Fun
  • Thing 26: Media Skills
  • Thing 27: Note-Taking Tools
  • Thing 28: Anything Goes Google
  • Thing 29: App-palooza!
  • Thing 30: DIY – You Pick – Have a topic or tool you want to explore? Go for it! You can repeat this one if you like.
  • BONUS: Final Reflection  – Everyone is encouraged to submit a final reflection and you’ll receive the same 2 hours of PD credit as you would for the other lessons.

 

THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL NOT BE UPDATED: But the content from last year will still be available if people want to explore these topics.

  • Thing 18: Infographics & Data Visualization
  • Thing 19 Coding
  • Thing 20: Create a Resource Guide
  • Thing 22: Emerging Tech: Scanning the Horizon  
  • Thing 23: Control the Info Flow with RSS & Feed Readers
  • Thing 29: Evidence Based Practice – Getting Started
  • Thing 30: Evidence Based Practice – Collecting Data
  • Thing 31: Taking the Lead: Connecting with your Stakeholders
  • Thing 32: Annual Reports – Make them Matter & Report More Often!
  • Thing 36: Web Presence (including LibGuides)
  • Thing 38: Makerspaces
  • Thing 39: Online Learning & DIY PD
  • Thing 40: OER – Open Educational Resources
  • Thing 41: Power up your Browser!
  • Thing 42: Global Connections & Collaborations
  • Thing 47: Productivity Tools (updated for 2017/18)
  • Thing 48: Geolocation & Mapping Tools (updated for 2017/18)
  • Thing 49: Collaborating, Connecting, Sharing (updated for 2017/18)

 

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