Tech PD / VLC Programs

Assessing Student-Centered Activities

Yesterday’s tele class was Evaluating Student Work with Differentiated Scoring (also known as the ‘Rubrics Class’ within the VLC)- participants learned how to create rubrics, scoring guides, checklists, and other forms of assessments that measure what students have learned while participating in student-centered activities. Models were shown during the day, and online access to information about … Continue reading

Collaboration / Distance Learning / Tech PD / Videoconferencing / VLC Programs

2008-09 Mental Health Program Descriptions

Here are some Mental Health professional development updates! All the interactive Mental Health videoconference sessions are presented by a BJC staff member and include a question & answer period. Sessions run from 4-5 o’clock central on set dates. K-12 educators are welcome to participate in this videoconference. Contact Rebecca Morrison to sign up or if you … Continue reading

Classroom Technology / Distance Learning / Videoconferencing / VLC Programs

beat the heat & visit the zoo…?

Today was the first videoconference of the 2008-2009 school year! Independence Elementary connected with the Lee Richardson Zoo to talk about rainforests-  Rock’n Rainforests, that is! With temps in St. Louis today forecasted to be in the mid to upper 90s I’m sure this was a welcome and cool (figuratively & literally) learning activity for students … Continue reading

Classroom Technology / Collaboration / Promethean Activboard / SMART Board / Tech PD / VLC Programs

2008 fall tele classes

Check back soon! Fall class dates for the tele, including SMART Board and Promethean Activboard courses, will be coming out soon. If you have already taken a SMART Board or Promethean Activboard class at CSD and need a refresher, remember you do have access to our Moodle which has tips & tricks for up to one … Continue reading