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  • GPB Has the HOTS for Georgia Educators!

    Topic:
    Getting Started

    Regardless of the season, Georgia Public Broadcasting will always be turning up the heat on our collection of free resources around Hot Topics in education! Join GPB as we explore supportive content, instructional strategies, and fresh ideas around the focus areas of literacy, differentiated instruction, college and career readiness, social and emotional learning, and of course higher order thinking skills (HOTS)! Participants will learn how to access five supportive resources and model fun associated teaching strategies for each hot topic.

    Duration:
    2 hours
  • Mastering the Discovery Education Experience

    Topic:
    Getting Started

    Participants will receive an introduction to Discovery Education’s comprehensive learning management system. We will navigate through the latest upgrades and learn how to find and organize relevant content, manage personal folders, apply meaningful teaching strategies, and create output using the new Studio productivity tool!

    Duration:
    2 hours
  • Media Specialist Digital Resources Review

    Topic:
    Getting Started

    To support the crucial role of media specialists and the transition of libraries into an "information commons," we offer workshops focusing on the curation of topical content, and the building of content for professional development presentations. The specific purpose of this session is to train the trainers so that media specialists can become experts on our platforms and lead sessions for the needs of their staffs. Additionally, we introduce some of our favorite external resources -- the Digital Public Library of America and Google Arts and Culture, which act as enormous hosts of amounts of searchable content.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours
  • PBS LearningMedia Basics: Crash Course and Beyond

    Topic:
    Getting Started

    PBS LearningMedia provides a digital resource library and suite of productivity tools similar to Discovery Education, with lesson plans and self-directed modules that can be used for differentiation. After setting up a free account, learn how to locate and explore PBS content, organize it into folders, embed it into storyboards, and integrate it into your instruction via engaging teaching strategies.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours

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