February 5 ( 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM ) - JMU video databases
ETMC - Workshop - Discover JMU video databases for learning technology skills
Register for this 50 minute workshop to learn about the many video tutorial databases for learning educational technology skills available to members of JMU. Get hands on experience with discovering quick training resources on Atomic Learning, Discovery Education, and Lynda.com. The workshop will be held in Memorial Rm 7255, around the corner from the ETMC. This is a pre-registered workshop open to all; register at the ETMC front desk. This is geared toward students who are interested in learning about how to utilize online training for learning new technology skills.
February 6 ( 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM ) - Edmodo
Edmodo: Social networking for the classroom
Register for this 50 minute workshop to learn how to use Edmodo in your classroom. This free website provides an interative way to communicate and share information and learning in your classroom. Get hands on experience with using this tool as you think about ways to incorporate technology in teaching. The workshop will be held in the ETMC editing lab. This is a pre-registered workshop open to all; register at the ETMC front desk. This is geared toward students who are interested in learning about how to utilize education based social networking in the classroom.
February 8 ( 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM ) - Inaugural Educator's Conference
Inaugural Educator's Conference
February 8th, 2014
10:00 am -3:00 pm
James Madison University's Kappa Delta Pi hosts the first conference for pre-service and practicing educators. Join us as we welcome professors, researchers, teachers, and administrators from around the valley as workshop leaders on topics such as technology, movement, motivation, inquiry and literacy.
February 24 ( 12:00 AM ) - Midterm Block student teaching
Midterm Block Student Teaching begins 2/24/14 and ends 4/24/14
February 26 ( 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM ) - Praxis Core information session
February 28 ( 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM ) - Engineering, Science, and Technology Workshop
Join us for The Engineering, Science, and Technology Workshop at JMU's Festival Conference Center on Friday, February 28th. The partnerships and collaborations on this event are fabulous – and it is looking to be an engaging and dynamic day!
Hosted by James Madison University and sponsored by JMU Outreach & Engagement, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia, the NASA Langley Research Center, the Virginia Community College System, the Virginia School Counselors Association, and the Virginia STEAM Academy.
The program will include smaller breakout sessions presented by practicing engineers, education and curriculum specialists from NASA and the Math Science Innovation Center, college faculty and students, admissions representatives, and an Exhibit/Demo Fair that will also include information and contacts for free resources, enrichment activities, and youth programs.
In addition to sessions designed for counselors and advisors, we are also planning a programming track for STEM teachers that will connect them with hands-on activities, ideas, and classroom-ready resources.
Download the program flyer for additional information to give you a better idea of the plan for the day.
The workshop is free and breakfast and lunch will be provided, but registration is required.