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Why guess what teachers want to learn?

Wouldn't it be great if you knew what your teachers REALLY wanted to learn? Here you have it: the top 10 teacher videos of all time for professional development.

What do your teachers want to learn? Sure, ask them. Call some other administrators and teachers friends, and query away. OR, check out what the over 700,000 teachers have been learning the last few years at the Teacher Learning Community from SimpleK12.

We present you with the results of over five years of activity from hundreds of thousands of teachers and video views, and here are THE TOP 10 of all time.

So, check 'em out, then ask your teachers what they think.
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#10 The Lowdown on Bullying: Understand and Identify Bullying

Presented by Susan Brooks-Young. Do you, like many people, think bullying consists primarily of older boys targeting younger children? If so, that isn't always the case. Most instances of bullying occur between children who are the same age or in the same grade level. And, while direct bullying is typically the work of boys, a lot of bullying happens between girls, too. Are you able to identify the three most common forms of bullying? Join Susan Brooks-Young as she helps educators prepare to deal with bullying by offering a clear definition of bullying, shares common characteristics of bullies and their victims, and dispels some bullying stereotypes.
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#9 Productivity and Collaboration in the Cloud with Google Drive

Presented by Kyle Pace. Are you looking for a free alternative to Microsoft Office? Do you want to have access to your documents from any computer? Do you ever need to collaboratively plan a lesson or unit? Would you like for your students to be able to share their work with you easily? Do you want a way for students to collaborate with each other on projects from different locations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join Kyle Pace as he discusses how you can increase productivity and and collaboration with Google Drive. He will show just how easy it is to create, organize, share, and publish documents created with Google Drive. Learn how to take it to the cloud!
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#8 Virtual Explorations and Field Trips with Google Tools

Presented by Jerry Swiatek. While Google is widely known for tools such as its search engine, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Gmail, many of its lesser known tools can be just as useful for teachers. This webinar will cover several of the street-view products that provide a unique, up-close view of everything from art museums to the Great Barrier Reef to the White House and more! Join Jerry Swiatek as he shares these tools and explores how they can be used in the classroom for almost any subject. Learn how to open your classroom and virtually travel to physical, historical, and cultural locations and landmarks with your students like never before!
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#7 Time-saving Forms, Surveys, and Quizzes with Google Forms

Presented by Kim Munoz. Discover how Google Forms can help you generate quick quizzes, surveys, and detailed spreadsheets with charts. This free tool helps make grading and collecting information from students a breeze. Join Kim Munoz as she shows how to use Google Forms to create a quiz, as well as how to access and use the automatic charts to evaluate data from multiple choice questions. She will also cover how to share the quiz/form with students.
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#6 Introduction to the Common Core: Getting Students College and Career Ready

Presented by Catlin Tucker. As more and more states move towards adopting Common Core State Standards, more and more educators have lots of questions. What are the Common Core Standards? Why were they developed? What does "college and career ready" mean? How are the Standards organized? In this webinar, join Catlin Tucker as she answers these questions and more to demystify the Common Core Standards.
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#5 How to Avoid the Top Five Time Wasters in Your Classroom

Presented by Darren Barkett. Do you ever feel like you never get as much done in your class as you had planned to do? Do you find yourself wondering where the time went? This webinar will help you deal with some of the top time wasters in your classroom so that you can stay on track. In this webinar, join Darren Barkett as he covers how to deal with students who are chronically tardy, students who fail to turn things in on time, and students who repeatedly forget to put names on papers. He will also address how to handle excessive bathroom breaks, as well as how to avoid arguing with your students. Come learn how to get started teaching on time and how to plan your lessons to run the last minute!
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#4 Explore Cyberbullying: Strategies for Identifying and Dealing with Cyberbullies

Presented by Susan Brooks-Young. Face-to-face bullying can make anyone's life miserable, but victims of "good old-fashioned" bullies can often physically remove themselves from the situation. Targets of cyberbullies, on the other hand, typically face a steady stream of harassment via cell phones, the Internet, and other forms of electronic communication. As a result, even home is no longer a safe haven for victims. So how can parents and educators help victims of cyberbullying? Join Susan Brooks-Young as she covers strategies and tips that educators, parents, and students can use to identify and deal with cyberbullying.
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#3 10 Techie Tools for Teachers.

Presented by Kimber W. Thompson. Are you ready to make grading and collecting information from your students a breeze? Would you like to have real-time collaboration and brainstorming with your students? This session covers ten of the most popular Web tools in the education community, and the best part is...they’re all free! Learn how easy it can be to create online bulletin boards, edit photos in just a few clicks, and develop engaging presentations. These ten tools are popular for a reason: they are must-have freebies that you shouldn’t teach without.
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#2 Going Google: The Quick Start Guide to Getting Started with Google Tools

Presented by Lori Maldonado. Chances are good that your students already know how to harness the power of many Google tools, but what about you? If you've got some catching up to do with Google, this webinar is for you! This session focuses on the best free Google resources, and gives you concrete examples for classroom use. It's easier than you think to get started, and once you do, you'll learn just how fun, easy, and educational Google can be.
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#1 20 Free iPad Apps Educators Can't Live Without!

Presented by Lori Maldonado. There are thousands of free iPad Apps out there, but finding the perfect ones for you can be tough. We've spent hours searching for the best-of-the- best, free iPad Apps for Educators, and we're sharing all of them with you in this webinar! Discover a multitude of free apps for professional development, cross-curricular activities, and every area of the core curriculum. BONUS: No note-taking will be necessary! Every attendee will receive a free eBook with all of the information covered in the webinar.

What teachers want to learn.  These are the Top 10 teacher professional development videos of all time… hundreds of thousands of teachers, and that many more video views validate this list.

2018-11-05T18:17:12+05:00

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