Grow Your Professional PracticeMonday, March 25

Hangout Sample Video

Tweet time!

Hashtags: #esu6tig #nebedu

9:00-9:10
Tweet 1: One strategy, activity or project you've tried with success in the past few weeks
Example: I learned so much about creating positive school culture at the #nebedchat last week. Want to try #genius hour. #esu6tig #nebedu
11:50-noon
Tweet 2: One topic you'd like some help with
Example: Plan to try Thinglink today. Have you tried it? Any tips? Sample projects? #esu6tig #nebedu
2:40-2:50
Tweet 3: One web site or other online resource that would be of interest to others
Example: Excited to learn Camtasia Studio, SnagIt and more at the ESU 6 Flipped Instruction Academy June 27-28. R U going?

Announcements/HousekeepingNETA registration and planning
2013-14 TIG dates: September 17, November 5, January 17, March 20
Great Plains Google Summit - registration continues NCSA.org. "Put some Spring in your Google Apps!"
NETA spring conference - Thursday and Friday, April 25-26
Flipped Instruction Academy - June 27-28 Registration on ESU 6 site coming soon
Music Technology Workshop by Brian Moore from UNL! Ipads! Garageband! RESCHEDULED due to snow storm! Now June 7 at ESU 6.


EdCamp Omaha - UNO, March 23 Check out the sessions and watch for the archive!


Google+ Hangouts and Hangouts on Air

Goals
  1. Add photo and info to your Google+ profile
  2. Create Youtube channel
  3. Initiate Hangout, add at least 2 participants and use at least one Hangout app
  4. Initiate Hangout On Air, add at least 2 participants and save to Youtube
Resources
Challenge Links
There's an App for That!

Virtual Photo Walks: One way Google+ hangouts are impacting the world

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy




Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Flipped PD

ESU 7 example
Try a screen capture!

Managing Email

Tony Vicent's Tips for Managing Email
How to Clear Clutter from your gmail
20 Tips for Managing Your Email

  • Use "canned responses" when appropriate
  • Set up and use filters
  • Make subject lines informative
  • Set an efficient culture (eg: Thanks in advance for your response)
Implement the 4D Rule
Keep Score - Tips from Time Management Ninja
Boomerang for Gmail

There's an App for That!


Making Your Calendar Work for You

Boomerang
50 Tips and Hacks to Make the Most of Google Calendar
10 Tips to Get More out of iCall


Google Calendar

What Google Calendar can do for you.
Using Google Calendar Offline
Google Calendar How To/Help
Google Calendar Shortcut Keys
Even More Shortcut keys
Google Calendar Sharing


There's an App for That!

Sunrise (iOS)
5 Best Droid Calendar apps (android)


Doctopus and Goobric


New Tools and Tips


Thinglink
Meograph





Friday, January 25

Personal Branding - One approach to digital citizenship awareness and education

Tweet time! 3 tweets under 2 hashtags to open our meeting

Hashtags: #esu6tig #nebedu

Tweet 1: One strategy, activity or project you've tried with success in the past few weeks
Example: I learned so much about teaching strategies at the #nebedchat last week. Trying PBL this term. #esu6tig #nebedu
Tweet 2: One topic you'd like some help with
Example: Want to try Doctopus. Have you tried it? Any tips? #esu6tig #nebedu
Tweet 3: One web site or other online resource that would be of interest to others
Example: Applications are open for ESU 6 reboot camp! R u eligible? Have you applied? http://esu6reboot.wikispaces.com #esu6tig #nebedu

Nearpod: Hands-on work with Shelly MowinkelShelly's Website -- Nearpod Resources


Google+ and Hangouts:

Using Google Docs?


Awareness

Facebook announcement regarding Social Graph

Announcements/Opportunities
Great Plains Google Summit - registration opens on NCSA.org on February 14. "Feel the Google Love!"NETA contest judging - Saturday, February 23rd at Waverly Middle School (Approx 9 am - 2 pm)
Reboot Camp - Application due March 22!
EdCamp Omaha - UNO, March 23NETA spring conference - Thursday and Friday, April 25-26
Flipped Instruction Academy - June 27-28 Registration on ESU 6 site coming soonMusic Technology Workshop by Brian Moore from UNL! Ipads! Garageband!
Be heard! Please complete this form before you leave today.

Tuesday, November 6

We made it to Election Day! Feeling like Abi? Relieved like this woman?

RT @NYTimesLearning: Great just-hatched idea we support: Invite your students to comment on election night w/hashtag #EduElection.


Agenda:

Notes template - digital copy



Back Channels: Today's Meet
  • Link to today's room - Please review the meeting agenda from September (below) and share what tools (#nebedchat?), apps (pic collage?) or ideas (building a PLN?) you tried back at school or shared with others after learning about at the last TIG meeting. Link to Chatzy backchannel
  • Find a new blog to read and share something you learned from it
  • Tips for using backchannels with students and/or colleagues
    • Take attendance through names posted as students enter backchannel
    • Offer positive participation credit for on-task comments and resources shared
    • Post transcript after class
    • Create a new room for each class section
    • Keep the term of the room short
    • Ask a student assistant to monitor backchannel during class for questions

New Apps

Classroom Connections
Resources from Craig:

NETA Opportunities:

ESU 6 Opportunities
  • 2013 Reboot Camp- 2013 application will be posted by December 19, and will be due by March 22.
    • 2013 Reboot Dates: June 19-20, November 4




Welcome New 2012-14 TIG Cohort!
Monday, September 10
Agenda

TIG orientation

iPad fun: Make a TIG photo directory through pics and bumps!

What is a PLN (Professional Learning Network)?

Jeff Utecht's free e-book Reach helps you understand PLNs and how to use tech tools to build yours!

Grow Your PLN (Professional Learning Network) Through Twitter!
  1. Set up your twitter account if you don't already have one. Be sure your account has a bio and photo tied to it.
  2. Download and set up a twitter client - Tweetdeck is the one Lynne uses most
  3. Explore educational hashtags
  4. Review last week's #nebedchat transcript
  5. Practice participation in a live chat with #tigchat
  6. Join the #nebedu chat on Wednesday nights at 8 pm

Grow Your PLN Through Pinterest!
  1. Lynne's Educational Resources Board
  2. Lynne's QR Codes in the Classroom Board
  3. Tony Vincent (ipad/mobile devices/ebooks)
  4. Primary Junction (K-3 teacher)
  5. Middle School Teachers
  6. High School Teachers

New apps to try!
Haiku Deck (simple, concise presentation slides)