Engaging the Next Generation of Innovators
MSET and Teq are proud to present Engaging the Next Generation of Innovators LEARNING SERIES, a Fall 2023 webinar series focused on meeting the needs of Maryland educators. Live sessions are free to all those individuals who register on the MSET Events page while paid members will have access to all recorded sessions.
September: Desmos, Not Just for Math!
September 13, 7-8 or 8-9 pm EST
In the past few years, numerous math teachers have become acquainted with Desmos. Desmos Studio is a Public Benefit Corporation, driven by the goal of helping everyone learn math, love math, and grow with math. Through its diverse range of interactive features, Desmos effectively engages students in the learning process. However, there's an aspect that many educators may not be aware of—Desmos is not limited to math alone; it can be seamlessly integrated into various types of lessons.
In the upcoming professional development session, we extend an invitation to explore Desmos' interactive features and to grasp the art of applying these features to any lesson. Regardless of grade level or subject matter, Desmos provides a wealth of interactive and captivating activities for students. As participants delve into this experience, they'll encounter a valuable array of ideas, all centered around this freely accessible online tool.
October 11, 7-8 or 8-9 pm EST
In today's digital age, cybersecurity education is more crucial than ever, and "Every Teacher is a Cyber Teacher" is your gateway to integrating cybersecurity seamlessly into your curriculum. In this engaging webinar, nationally award-winning cybersecurity teacher, Robin Burns, will guide you through the essentials of cybersecurity education, providing practical strategies and resources tailored to educators at all levels. Whether you teach mathematics, science, history, or any other subject, you'll discover how to infuse cybersecurity concepts into your lessons and empower your students with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate the digital world safely.
November: Teaching with AI: Bodacious Bard
November 8, 7-8 or 8-9 pm EST
Google Bard – The AI Catalyst: Central to our discussion is Google Bard, a cutting-edge AI tool tailored for the modern educator. Given the ubiquity of Google in our daily lives, leveraging Google Bard and its AI features becomes a seamless transition for educators in the K-12 space.: While the spotlight is on Google Bard, the insights and strategies discussed can be extrapolated to other Large Language Models, giving educators a broader perspective on AI's capabilities.
Whether you're a tech-savvy educator or just beginning your AI journey, this session promises practical knowledge, actionable insights, and a comprehensive understanding of how Google Bard can be the game-changer in your classroom.
December 13, 7-8 or 8-9 pm EST
Do you often feel like you are losing the cell phone battle in your classroom? Outside of the classroom, most people use various types of mobile devices to make life much easier, and December 17th is a day set aside to celebrate these devices and how important they are in our daily lives. In our upcoming professional development session, we will explore innovative ways to turn the tide and transform cell phones from classroom distractions into valuable tools that align with lessons. We will discuss strategies such as implementing educational apps, encouraging responsible digital citizenship, integrating interactive learning platforms, and using mobile devices for collaborative projects. The session is aimed at empowering teachers to harness the educational potential of cell phones, fostering a positive and productive learning environment.