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PAST OK2Ask™ Sessions

Exemplary groups and MOST successful sessions are noted with (* ) for those wishing to attend independently by watching recordings.

Note that TeachersFirst is NOT able to grant Professional Development Certificates for those who do not attend the LIVE sessions


OK2Ask LIVE from ISTE in San Diego
Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Watch archived video from this live event. See teachers sharing best finds from ISTE with others unable to attend.


81 - Ready.. Set.. Summer: Student Tools to Stay Fresh and Teacher Professional “Refreshments”
Monday May 6, 2013
7:00 – 8:15pm (EDT)




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80 - One to One: Ideas and Tips for Teaching in a 1:1 Classroom
Monday April 29, 2013
7:00 – 8:15pm (EDT)

OK2Ask 80 description.pdf
OK2Ask 80 description.pdf



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79 - Now I See! Infographics as content scaffold and creative, formative assessment… even if you don’t think visually
Tuesday April 9, 2013 (revised date)
7:00 – 8:15pm (EDT)


OK2Ask Description 79.pdf
OK2Ask Description 79.pdf


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78 - Sharing and Solutions for Technology Coaches/Trainers
Thursday March 21, 2013
7:00 – 8:00pm (EDT) *Please note this session is one hour



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77 - Blooms 2.0: Promoting ALL levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy through Technology
Monday March 11, 2013
7:00 – 8:15pm (EDT)



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76 - Hands Off, Vanna: Giving Students Control of Interactive Whiteboard Learning
Thursday March 7, 2013
7:00 - 8:15pm (EST)



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74 - Light up Literacy: PreK-3 Reading/Language Arts Ideas and Resources
Monday February 11, 2013
7:00 - 8:15pm (EST)



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73 - Google Goodies! Hidden Treasures and Teacher Favorites
Thursday February 7, 2013
7:00 – 8:15pm (EST)



Prerequisites: Teachers who plan to attend must have an established Google Account


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72 - * Energizing Math: Ideas, Resources, and Collaboration for K-8 Math Teachers

Thursday January 24, 2013

OK2Ask72 description.pdf
OK2Ask72 description.pdf

OK2Ask72 description.pdf


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71 - * Google Docs/Drive – A Focused Workshop on Docs and Forms Only (Extended Time Session)

Monday January 14, 2013

Prerequisites: Teachers who plan to attend must have an established Google Account

OK2Ask description 71.pdf
OK2Ask description 71.pdf



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70 - * New Years – New Ideas! Professional Resources to Make Your Life Easier, Communication Tools, Classroom Ideas, Sharing Time, and more




Thursday January 10, 2013


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69 - Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons


OK2Ask69 description.pdf
OK2Ask69 description.pdf

OK2Ask69 description.pdf

Thursday November 15, 2012

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68 - * Inspiring and Implementing: Sharing and Solutions for Technology Coaches/trainers


OK2Ask68 description.pdf
OK2Ask68 description.pdf

OK2Ask68 description.pdf

Thursday November 8, 2012

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67 - Google Earth: Take Your Lessons INTO This World

OK2Ask67 description.pdf
OK2Ask67 description.pdf

OK2Ask67 description.pdf


Monday October 22, 2012

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Prerequisite for this session: you must have Google Earth installed on your computer prior to the session. If you do not already have Google Earth, **__click here__** to install prior to our session.

66 - * Specialized for Special Needs: Ideas and tools for Learning Support, Speech/language, Emotional Support, and More



Thursday October 11, 2012

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65 - Great Timesavers: Tools and Tips to Maximize TeachersFirst’s free Membership


OK2Ask65 description.pdf
OK2Ask65 description.pdf

Monday September 24, 2012

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64 - *Web Worries: What teachers should know about online behavior


OK2Ask64 description.pdf
OK2Ask64 description.pdf

Thursday August 23, 2012

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63 - Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons


OK2Ask63 description.pdf
OK2Ask63 description.pdf


Tuesday August 21, 2012

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62 Google Drive: A focused workshop on forms and documents only


OK2Ask62 description.pdf
OK2Ask62 description.pdf


Thursday August 16, 2012

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61 *Energizing Math: ideas, resources, and collaboration for K-8 math teachers


OK2Ask61 description.pdf
OK2Ask61 description.pdf


Tuesday August 14, 2012

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60 *Light up Literacy: PreK-3 Reading/Language Arts Ideas and Resources

OK2Ask60 description.pdf
OK2Ask60 description.pdf



Thursday August 9, 2012

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59 *School Year KickOff: Get off to a great start with TeachersFirst’s ready to go lessons, interactives, and professional resources



Tuesday August 7, 2012

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58 *Google Earth: Take your lessons INTO this world


OK2Ask58 description.pdf
OK2Ask58 description.pdf


Thursday August 2, 2012

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57 - * Hands Off, Vanna: Giving Students Control of Interactive Whiteboard Learning


ok2ask57 description.pdf
ok2ask57 description.pdf


Tuesday July 31, 2012

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56 - EZ Edge Timesavers: Teacher tools to communicate, manage, create materials, and make your life easier


OK2Ask56 description.pdf
OK2Ask56 description.pdf



Thursday July 26, 2012

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55 - Great Timesavers: Tools and tips to maximize TeachersFirst's free membership


Tuesday July 24, 2012

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54 - Wiki Workshop: An open help session and time for teachers to ask questions, help each other, and learn tips and tricks for their Wikispaces wiki
DESCRIPTION -
OK2Ask54 description.pdf
OK2Ask54 description.pdf


Thursday July 19, 2012

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Prerequisites: Teachers who plan to attend must...

- Have an established, activated classroom wiki (wikispaces, pbworks, or other)
- Know how to access and do basic editing on their class wiki
- Be familiar with wikispaces or their own wiki tool (demonstration of skills will be done in wikispaces, though most skills are also applicable in other wiki tools).
- Have their wiki open in another tab when they enter this session.

53 Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons


Description: OK2Ask53 description.pdf

Tuesday July 17, 2012

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52 *Energizing Math: ideas, resources, and collaboration for K-8 math teachers
Description:

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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51 *Web Worries: What teachers should know about online behavior
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Thursday, April 12, 2012

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50 *Editors’ Choices from the TeachersFirst Edge:TeachersFirst Editors’ Top Two Picks
(Choice of Dipity, Symbaloo, and/or Wallwisher)

Description:

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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49 Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Description: external image pdf.png OK2Ask49 - description.pdf

Thursday, March 8, 2012

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48 *Google Docs: A focused workshop on Google docs Forms and Documents ONLY
Description:

Tuesday February 21, 2012

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47 *Guided Wiki Walk:Step by step to create your own classroom wiki (TWO session workshop with “homework” between)

Description:

Monday, Jan 30 and Feb 6, 2012.


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46 * The Best of the Best: A tour of 6-10 TeachersFirst Editors' Choice resources with in-depth ideas for how to use them

Monday, January 23, 2012
Description: external image pdf.png OK2Ask46 description.pdf

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45 *Great Timesavers: Tools and tips to maximize TeachersFirst's free membership


Thursday, January 12, 2012
Description: external image pdf.png OK2Ask45 - Jan 2012.pdf
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44 Hands Off, Vanna: Giving Students Control of Interactive Whiteboard Learning
Wednesday, November 16, 2011; Read the full description:external image pdf.png ok2ask44-handsoffvanna-nov2011.pdf
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43 Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Monday, November 7, 2011; Read the full description:
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42 *Google Earth: Take your lessons INTO this world

Tuesday, October 18, 2011; Read the full description: external image pdf.png OK2ask42 Google Earth Oct 2011.pdf

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41 *Great Ideas: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Tuesday, September 27, 2011; Read the full description: external image pdf.png Ok2Ask41 GREAT IDEASsession description Sept2011.pdf
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40 Project options from the TeachersFirst Edge: A focused workshop using Google Docs
Date/time: Thursday, August 18, 2011; Read the full description:
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39* Editors’ Choices from the TeachersFirst Edge: TeachersFirst Editors’ Top Three Picks - Google Earth, Bookemon, Edmodo
Date/time: Tuesday, August 16, 2011; Read the full description:
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*38 Wiki Workshop: An open help session and time for teachers to ask questions, help each other.
Date/time: Tuesday Aug 9, 2011.
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*37 Great Ideas! Exploring the Resources of the new TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Date/time:August 4, 2011
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*36- Guided Wiki Walk (TWO SESSION workshop)
Date/time: Tuesday, July 26 AND Thursday, July 28, 2011;
Read the full description:
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*35- Great Ideas! Exploring the Resources of the new TeachersFirst 3.0 to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Date/time: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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*34 Whiteboards and the web: Strategies for student-centered learning

Date/time: Thursday, April 14, 2011. Read the full description:

Go to the session start page to watch the recordings and view text chat. BOTH sessions included outstanding teachers and idea exchange!


*33- Building Schoolwide Literacy with free Web 2.0 Tools (K-8)
Date/time: Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Read the full description:
Go to the session start page to watch the recording and view text chat. 7:00 pm session includes outstanding discussions and ideas from teachers.


32- Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Date/time: Thursday, March 10, 2011; Read the full description:
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31- Google Earth: Take your lessons INTO this world
Date/time: Tuesday, February 22, 2011. Read the full description:
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30- Google docs: a focused workshop
Date/time: Thursday, Feb 10, 2011.
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*29- The Task is Key: Differentiating technology-based projects for all learners

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Date/time: Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Go to the session start page, including files, recordings, and chat logs (*7 pm session recommended)





*28 Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
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January 13, 2011. Go to the session start page, including links, recordings, files. *7 pm session recommended.


*27 Dimensions of Creativity: A Model to Analyze Student Projects

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
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26 Wiki Options: a follow-up session (Prerequisite: existing wiki and some experience with wiki basics)
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
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25- Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
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Date/time: Tuesday, September 21, 2010. Go to session start page, including recordings, links, files.


24 - Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
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Date/time: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, Go to session start page, including recordings, links, files


23- Project options from the TeachersFirst Edge: A focused workshop using Google Docs (Extended time session)

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Date/time: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, Go to session start page, including recordings, links, files

*22- Whiteboards and the web*: Strategies for student-centered learning Read the full description:
Date/time: Tuesday, August 10, 2010; **Go to session start page** , including recordings, links, files

*21- Guided Wiki Walk*: Step by step to create your own classroom wiki. Read the full description:

TWO SESSION workshop with independent work between sessions
Date/time: Tuesday, July 27 AND Thursday, July 29, 2010;
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OK2Ask LIVE from ISTE in Denver
Date/time: Tuesday, June 29, 2010; The recording from this session is available here.


20 Project options from the TeachersFirst Edge: A focused workshop using Google Docs
Date/time: Wednesday, May 19, 2010; Read the full description:


*19 Project options from the TeachersFirst Edge*: A focused workshop using GlogsterEDU
Date/time: Thursday, April 29, 2010; Read the full description:
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*18 Using a Wiki as Your Classroom Hub*: Features and strategies to make your wiki a gathering place for learning

Date/time: Thursday, March 25, 2010; Read the full description:
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*17 Find It, Use It*: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Date/time: Monday, March 8, 2010, Read the full description:
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16-1 and 16-2 Spinning Success: Planning a student-centered, technology-infused project for grades K-8*
Feb 25 and March 17, 2010; Read the full description:
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*15-1 and 15-2 Whiteboards and the Web*: Strategies for student-centered learning

Date/time: Tuesday, February 16, 2010;
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14-1 and 14-2 Guided Wiki Walk: Step by step to create your own classroom wiki
Date/time: TWO SESSION CLASS with independent work between; Thursdays January 14 and 28, 2010
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13-1 and 13-2 Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons Date/time: Tuesday , Nov 17, 2009;
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*12-1 and 12-2 Spinning Success*: Planning a student-centered, technology-infused project for grades K-8*
Thursday, November 12, 2009; 4:00-5:15 pm and 7:00-8:15 pm EST.
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*11-1 and 11-2 The Task is Key*: Differentiating technology-based projects for all learners

Date/time: Tuesday, October 20, 2009. 4:00-5:15 pm and 7:00-8:15 pm EDT.
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10-1 and 10-2 Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Date/time: Tuesday, Sept 29, 2009; Read the full description:
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9-1 and 9-2 Envision, Engage: Getting started with project-based learning using TeachersFirst
Date/time: Tuesday, August 11, 2009; Read the full description:
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8-1 and 8-2 Guided Wiki Walk: Step by step to create your own classroom wiki
Date/time: Tuesday and Thursday July 28 AND 30, 2009; Session description:


7 OK2Ask LIVE from NECC! is over, but you can watch the video from our live stream here.

Tuesday, June 30 Read the full description: [[file/view/Ok2Ask Special- LIVE from NECC 2009.pdf| Ok2Ask Special- LIVE from NECC 2009.pdf]]

6-1 and 6-2 A Safe Journey to the Edge: Intro to Web 2.0 Tools

Date/time: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 ; GO to the session start page, including the recording, links, and more.

5-1 and 5-2 Creative Classroom Chaos: How to implement student-centered activities using computers—a sharing session!
Thursday, April 23, 2009; Session description: [[file/view/Ok2Ask4 Creative Classroom Chaos April09.pdf|Ok2Ask4 Creative Classroom Chaos April09.pdf]]
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4-1 and 4-2 Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
Wed. Mar 11, 2009, Read the description:
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3-1 and 3-2 Envision, Engage: Getting started with project-based learning using TeachersFirst
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 go to the session "Start Page", including recording, links, and more

2-1 and 2-2 A Safe Journey to the Edge: Intro to Web 2.0 Tools

Thur. Jan 29 2009, go to the session "Start Page", including recording, links, and more BETTER recording for this session content


1-1 and 1-2 Find It, Use It: Exploring the Resources of TeachersFirst to Plan Effective, Technology-Infused Lessons
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Wed. Jan 21, 2009, Go to the session "Start Page" , including recording, links, and more