December 18 – Maryland Society for Educational Technology is pleased to announce a new partnership with Teachers First to promote its book study on Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good by Jennifer Williams.
The book study will focus on technology implementation strategies, including:
- Exploring pedagogical approaches made possible through the use of technology.
- Identifying, exploring, evaluating, and curating digital resources and tools.
- Designing authentic learning activities that facilitate active, deep learning.
- Learning about alternative ways for students to demonstrate competency.
“MSET is excited to share this opportunity for professional development and networking to our membership. It’s a fantastic opportunity to learn and grow together as professionals” said Brandie Shatto, President-Elect of MSET.
MSET members who wish to participate should apply on the teachers first website (https://teachersfirst.org/bookstudy/) by January 2, 2023. Each week, participants will be assigned a reading passage, knowledge construction/application activity, and a topic for discussion. At the conclusion of the study, those who actively participated, followed the rubric, and attended required sessions will receive a certificate of completion and reimbursement for the price of the eBook. Participants may also be eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
MSET is an organization for educators interested in technology and education that seeks to advance excellence in learning, teaching, and leading through innovative and effective uses of technology. Members have access to professional development resources, awards, special events, and other benefits.
TeachersFirst is an online community for teachers by teachers. With thousands of lessons, units, and reviewed web resources for K-12 classroom teachers, their website is designed to enrich teaching and learning for both teachers and their students.