• Distance THINKin' w/ G.W. Van Slooten

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    Episode One: "Beginning of Distance Learning"

    Episode Two: "Looking Forward: Planning Online Instruction"

    • Review Hangouts Meet and Zoom (w/ Anthony Funari and Ismat Shari)
    • Unit Planning w/ Erin Flanagan
      • How to Think and Plan
        • Backward Planning
      • Tips
      • Alternative Assesments
      • Audience Response
    • Easing Grading and Improving Learning with Peer Feedback
      • Why use Peer Feedback?
      • How to Implement it
      • Guidelines for Students
      • Tools and Tricks
        • Are you down with the PQP?
      • Common Questions
      • Audience Discussion
    • FREEDOM
      • What are we doing to manage online teaching?
    • Weekly Challenge
      • Student Feedback/Hyperlinlinking
    • Closing Discussion
      • More tools? Too may tools?
      • Questions for Administration (Erin)
        • What to expect from grading moving forward
    • Our Librarian
      • Here to help?
      • Can Hangout
      • Not just issues and problems, but suggestions and SUCCESS STORIES
        • want to add a here to brag section.

     Episode Three: "Adapting Our Teaching Style and Having Fun"

    • Introduction
    • Guests
      • Laura Burg, Rob Farina, Mike Garzio
    • Review Peer Feedback w/Laura and Rob
      • Implementing New Practice
      • From the physical classroom to the virtual
    • Structuring Fun in Online Learning Environment
      • Adapting Your Teaching Style
      • Chemistry and Cooking
      • Type A English
    • Weekly Challenge Hyperdocs w/Mike
    • Closing Discussion
      • Balance between old and new
      • Student Rigor and Participation
      • Achievement and Difficulties
    • Good Bye
      • Enjoy the Time Off
      • Up to the Challenge

    Episode Four: "Research Process and Research Products"

    • Introduction
      • Welcome Spartans and Northstars
      • Review how Podcast Works
    • Review HyperDocs
    • Guest Introductions
      • Renee Rogers (Hamilton East) and Ruth Quiles (Hamilton North)
        • walk around the town with "real librarians"
        • Struggles and Successes
    • The Research Process and Products
    • The Product
      • Product Recommendations
    • Tips/Tools of the Week
    • Free or Useful Resources
      • 30 Seconds
      • Teacher Requests?
    • Book Talk
      • Audiece: What are we reading?
      • Librarians: What are we reading
      • Essential Reads
    • Closing Remarks
      • Future Episodes
      • Teacher Intervention

     Episode Five: "Google Meet and Alterative Assessments"