Engaging Students in Synchronous Learning on Zoom (Advanced)

In this session, we will explore advanced features of teaching with Zoom.


Course Details

Audience All
Level Advanced
Instructor Margaret Peixoto
Dates Self-Paced Training and Creation: February 22, 2021 – March 5, 2021 Required Meet: March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Earn 3 PDPs
Location Online
MassCUE Member Cost $45.00
Non-Member Cost $55.00
Limit 20 Participants

Margaret Peixoto

Margaret Peixoto taught high school math for six years at Bishop Feehan High School. She is currently the Learning Commons Director at BFHS and teaches AP Seminar and online SAT Prep. Margaret earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Villanova University and her Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Providence College.  She holds her Innovative Educator Certificate, Leading Edge Certification for Online and Blended Learning and loves learning new things to improve her work in the classroom.  She provides professional development and technology integration training for Bishop Feehan High School, MassCUE and Framingham State University.  Margaret is enthusiastic about helping teachers reflect on their teaching and integrate technology into their classrooms.




Weekly Outline:

  • Review the basics of Zoom 
  • Explore advanced settings in Zoom 
  • Learn how to access attendance reports in Zoom
  • Learn how to use polling in Zoom
  • Create screen recordings in Zoom 
  • Learn how to use breakout rooms and discuss best practices for using them with students

Project Description:  

Outline a lesson plan using Zoom, indicating which features you will use throughout the lesson.

This course supports the following Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science standards:  


Operate a variety of digital tools (e.g., open/close, find, save/print, navigate, use input/output devices).


Collaboratively use digital tools and media resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.


Use a variety of digital tools to exchange information and feedback with teachers.


Use a variety of digital tools to present information to others.


Collaborate through online digital tools under teacher supervision.

6-  8.CAS.c.2

Identify and discuss the technology proficiencies needed in the classroom and the workplace, and how to meet the needs.

9-  12.CAS.c.6

Cultivate a positive web presence (e.g., digital resume, portfolio, social media).

9- 12.CAS.c.7

Identify ways to use technology to support lifelong learning.

9-  12.DTC.b.1

Communicate and publish key ideas and details to a variety of audiences using digital tools and media-rich resources.

9-  12.DTC.b.2

Collaborate on a substantial project with outside experts or others through online digital tools (e.g., science fair project, community service project, capstone project).

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Engaging Students in Synchronous Learning on Zoom (Advanced)

Self-Paced Training and Creation: February 22, 2021 – March 5, 2021 Required Meet: March 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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