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Educator Resources for Classroom and Remote Teaching

Spring 2021 Training Sessions

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Nearpod

February 17, 2021

11:00-12:00 p.m.

Looking for a way to more actively engage your students during class over Zoom?  Nearpod may be the right tool for you.  Come learn more about this tool that allows you to add TONS of interactivity to traditional slides.

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VoiceThread

March 9, 2021

2:00-3:00 p.m.

NKU has a license to VoiceThread and it is integrated directly into Canvas.  This tool invites student voices, text, and videos to be a part of a content rich presentation. This is a great alternative to traditional discussion board.

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Loom

March 26, 2021

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Screencasting tools are a great way to create audio and video feedback on student assignments. This feedback can then be shared back through Canvas in Speedgrader. This session will cover the basics of Loom – a terrific, free option.

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Audience Response Tools

April 12, 2021

3:00-4:00 p.m.

This session will cover a few fun audience response tools that can be used using a Zoom session to ask students questions and gauge understanding of content.

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Games and Fun

April 21, 2021

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Looking for some fun ways to easily create games for students to work on asynchronously or as a part of your Zoom class?  This session will look at a couple of fun sites that can help you build your own games. 

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