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Professional Development

October 8, 2008 – The 1:1 Learning Collaborative supports teachers, administrators, technology facilitators, and others in 1:1 computing environments by providing them with an array of high quality professional development opportunities and web based resources focused on implementing educationally effective 1:1 computing programs.

The 1:1 Learning Collaborative is hosting a series of both online and face-to-face professional development opportunities this fall. Through a partnership with EdTech Leaders Online (ETLO), a project of Education Development Center (EDC), the 1:1 Learning Collaborative is offering three high-quality online professional development workshops:

•Differentiated Instruction to Accommodate Learning Styles
•Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0 Tools
•Finding the Best Educational Resources on the Web

These workshops are for teachers, technology specialists, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel interested in learning how to incorporate 21st century learning strategies in their classroom instruction. Each session contains online readings, multimedia resources, interactive activities, and focused discussions. Go here for detailed workshop descriptions.

The 1:1 Learning Collaborative is also hosting a series of content-specific workshops for teachers in 1:1 computing environments. These two-day workshops focus on instruction. They will provide strategies and resources for how to best make use of computers as tools in the instruction of core content. All workshops will take place at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and will be led by faculty from NCSU’s College of Education. There will be no charge for these workshops. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.

October 8-9: Teaching Science in a 1:1 Classroom
October 15-16: Teaching Social Studies in a 1:1 Classroom
October 20-21: Teaching Math in a 1:1 Classroom
October 29-30: Teaching English Language Arts in a 1:1 Classroom

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