Chrome Warrior Blog

A blog about professional development

25May

Summertime PD

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As the school year comes to a close, teachers and students across the country are looking forward to the summer break. From part-time jobs to tropical vacations, summer is a time to step back from the classroom–but it doesn’t have to be a break from teaching or learning. Educators will take this time to clear […]
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24May

June PD Events

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June 14-15, 201 Chico, CA CUE Rock Star Teacher Camp Chico Choose from twenty different education/technology/professional development workshops at this exciting CUE Rock Star event! Some highlights include: Give Your “Get to Know You” Activities a Tech Boost Tired of the same old “get to know you” games for the start of school? This hands-on session […]
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22May

Digital Citizenship 101

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Last week, our “Watch It, Try It, Share It” was all about digital citizenship. We shared tools and training resources that educators and administrators can use in creating a #digcit program in their classrooms. More of our education and general life experiences are moving online, so it’s important that we give students the tools and […]
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18May

A Climate of Student Conversation – Ocean View SD

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Ocean View School District is changing what it means to “talk the talk”–improving student outcomes with an initiative centered around encouraging conversation in the classroom. This strategy has been proven successful in strengthening students’ writing, reading and speaking skills in a district made up primarily of students who speak English as a second language. The […]
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10May

Watch It, Try It, Share It: Digital Citizenship

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As an online learning platform provider, we believe in the power of technology to increase educational opportunities for teachers and students alike. As access to devices and the internet both in and out of the classroom increases for children, so does the importance of digital citizenship. Digital citizenship is all about navigating our virtual world–how and […]
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05May

More May PD Events

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May 11, 2017 San Diego, CA Classroom of the Future Foundation Integrating STEM Workshop Target Audience: STEM teachers, Principals, Directors of Curriculum and Instruction, Directors of Technology, and district technology staff Format: The workshop will include a presentation on the material, expert guest speakers, collaborative peer-to-peer learning discussions, and practice demonstrations around adopting this material in […]
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04May

LEAD3: PD Inspiration & Insights from Educators

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We’re back from the Lead 3 Symposium, where we met inspiring educators and administrators from across the west coast region. From talking about PD to learning more about districts’ problems and their creative solutions, it was great to engage with everyone face-to-face. In addition to participating in the conference and hosting our Lead Up game, we ran an introductory […]
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27Apr

Social Media Series: LinkedIn

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To Link In, or not to Link In? It’s one question among educators when it comes to investing time in social media for professional development. While not typically considered among the top social sites for teachers, LinkedIn is not without its merits. The career-oriented service can be useful if you’re looking to build your teacher portfolio […]
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18Apr

Lead Up at Lead 3

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Join Chrome Warrior at the Lead 3.0 Symposium on April 20-22! In addition to hosting a session, we’re working with conference organizers to bring participants a personalized PD experience, Lead Up at Lead 3. Participants will explore a variety of sessions, collaborate with peers, engage in social sharing and build lasting connections as they play […]
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14Apr

Social Media Series: Twitter for Educators

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“Twitter PD: Connecting teachers from diverse backgrounds; fostering to-the-point, meaningful discussions; creating #s to unify communities.” -This article in 140, Twitter-ready characters Many educators and administrators have embraced Twitter as a useful professional development tool. Modern day teacher workshops offer tips on building your PLN with Twitter, or hosting and participating in #edchats. It’s attracted a […]
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