Special Event: EdCamp MACoaches

 

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In this half-day event, participants will have the opportunity to share, discuss, connect, and learn about all things coaching!  The event will be “unconference” style where participants will create the schedule and sessions together.  There will be opportunities for participants to facilitate sessions or simply be part of the conversations.

 

Registration deadline: June 17, 2021

Audience Technology Coaches, Library Media Specialists, Reading Coaches, Math Coaches or any other educational coaches or those in a leadership role.
Level K-12
Facilitators Kimberly McCorkle – minnowdfly@gmail.com

Jen Thomas – jenniferthomas@dartmouthschools.org

Date & Time June 24, 2021 8:00am-12:00pm
Earn 4 PDPs
Location Virtual Online
MassCUE Member Cost Free
Non-Member Cost Free
Participant Limit Unlimited

Kimberly McCorkle

photo Kim McCorkle

Kimberly McCorkle is originally from New Hampshire. She is  the Technology Integration Manager at Keith Middle School in New Bedford, MA. Prior to returning to New England from Texas, she was a 6th grade teacher in a middle school in Southeastern Texas where she taught for 12 years. During that time, she taught Math, Social Studies and Science. She has been using Chromebooks in her classroom since the fall of 2012 and has been enthusiastically using technology in her classroom ever since. She has presented numerous times at the Texas Google Summit, and TCCA Conference in Aldine, TX and participated in the Google Lesson Plan Jam at Google headquarters in Austin, TX. She is a Level 1 and Level 2 Google Certified Educator. It is her passion to help other educators effectively use technology in the classroom! 

 

 

Jen Thomas

Jen Thomas is a passionate technology educator who began her career in education as a library media specialist. After twelve years in the school library, she decided to shift her role and is now the Instructional Technology Specialist at Dartmouth High School in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. She is dedicated to empowering teachers and students and has a strong interest in planning and delivering professional development in all aspects of educational technology. Jen is a Level 2 Google Certified Educator, Google Certified Trainer, and facilitates online professional development courses with a number of non-profit educational organizations. She is also a member of the first MassCUE Champions Cohort.

 

 

 

Schedule

8:00-8:10 Welcome, housekeeping

8:10-8:30 Keynote (Colleen Worrell, topic TBD)

8:35-9:15 Session 1

9:20-10:00 Session 2

10:05-10:45 Session 3

10:50-11:30 Session 4

11:30-12:00 Takeaway Smackdown

This course supports the following ISTE coaching standards:  

Change Agent

Coaches inspire educators and leaders to use technology to create equitable and ongoing access to high-quality learning. 

Connected Learner

Coaches model the ISTE Standards for Students and the ISTE Standards for Educators,  and identify ways to improve their coaching practice. 

Collaborator

Coaches establish productive relationships with educators in order to improve instructional practice and learning outcomes. 

Learning Designer

Coaches model and support educators to design learning experiences and environments to meet the needs and interests of all students. 

Professional Learning Facilitator

Coaches plan, provide and evaluate the impact of professional learning for educators and leaders to use technology to advance teaching and learning. 

Data-Driven Decision-Maker

Coaches model and support the use of qualitative and quantitative data to inform their own instruction and professional learning. 

Digital Citizen Advocate

Coaches model digital citizenship and support educators and students in recognizing the responsibilities and opportunities inherent in living in a digital world.

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