Session Number T1-03

2016 Session
Everything you wanted to know about teaching online, but were afraid to ask
Susan Ballard, Susan Ballard, Granite State College, and Ann Spencer, Granite State College/USNH

Level: Beginner
Grades: All
Learn about effective strategies for teaching and facilitating student achievement in an online or blended learning environment. Increasingly, K12 education is moving toward the delivery of content in the online environment. As schools investigate and harness the power of various learning management systems like Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Google Classroom, etc., making the transition from four wall to no walls can be challenging, even for the most seasoned educator - especially since online pedagogy requires a somewhat different mindset and approach in order to elevate the learning experience. Granite State College is nationally ranked in online education and ranked #1 in NH. Our familiarity and understanding of how to leverage your current skills and manage the transition can help you to address the concerns that naturally arise in moving from the physical to the virtual learning environment. Personnel, including Nicholas Marks, the School of Education Interim Dean, from Granite State College's School of Education will share their top ten tips and techniques to assess your current skill set in order to make the shift and ensure that your students are challenged with rigorous and relevant online learning opportunities.