MMVC17: Spice up your lessons with interactive tools

with interactive tools: NEARPOD and EDPUZZLE

Sibel Taskin Simsek will demonstrate how to Spice up your lessons with interactive tools: NEARPOD and EDPUZZLE

Nearpod and EDpuzzle will definitely give a variety to your lessons with their great features. If you keep your mobile devices with you during the session, we will have a "hands on webinar" session.

Sibel Taskin Simsek is actively involved as a member of the Online Learning Support Project and Webinar teams at the School of Languages, Sabanci University, Istanbul, TURKEY. She has professional certificates including "Teaching English with Technology” offered by The Consultants-E. Her interests include technology integration into teaching, MOOCs, learner development and motivation. Her blog songstoteachenglish has recently won the Edublog Awards 2014 “Best Educational Use of Media”.

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    Duration45 mins
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    Start Date5:00 PMAug 4, 2017
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Instructor

Nellie DeutschToronto, CanadaContact Instructor
Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is a Canadian education technology consultant, curriculum and instruction developer, blended learning practitioner, relationship-based transformative mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, and community builder. She combines technology and professional development courses with mindfulness practice, the Alexander technique, and the Silva Method. Her teaching experiences range from teaching English as a foreign language (EFL/ESL) in high school and higher education for over 35 years and teacher professional development with technology since 2006. She speaks at online and face-to-face conferences and organizes annual informal MOOCs, online conferences, and free online courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. She has published articles and books (available on Amazon).

Nellie Deutsch offers online and face-to-face courses on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, tools to develop video tutorials, Adobe Connect and WizIQ. She mentors teachers on how to engage and allow students to teach as a way to learn using active learning methods. Her focus is on integrating technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs. She founded Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online (February) and MoodleMoot (August) annual virtual conferences. She organizes annual Moodle MOOCs (November and May) and Second Life MOOC (April).

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and Mindfulness. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner.