Join the digital learning specialists in bonus sessions that cover a variety of topics based on requests and popular demand.
Building Your Bitmoji Classroom
Interested in learning more about the "Bitmoji Craze"? Join us for an exploration into building a Bitmoji classroom. Whether you're using Bitmoji or just want to create a virtual classroom, this is a great session that is not limited to Bitmoji.
K for ME: Read Aloud Enrichment Through Tech
This session, part of the K for ME Technology Supplemental series, covers how technology can be utilized to enhance read alouds. Read alouds are an important method of building literacy and sharing knowledge with students. Full class read alouds can be enriched by document cameras, projectors and some new apps that provide additional music and sound effects. When full class read alouds cannot happen, small groups or individuals can enjoy read alouds through the magic of video. Check out this session to learn more!
Leveraging GSuite Tools for Asynchronous Learning
Originally created for the MOOSE project, this webinar discusses the use of GSuite tools for asynchronous learning and has implications for all asynchronous learning.
K for ME: Green Screen Creation
This session, part of the K for ME Technology Supplemental series, looks at green screen technology. It may seem intimidating at first, but the basics are fairly simple and allow for tremendous creativity. While having a professional green screen is helpful, teachers have been “hacking” this technology for years with green clothing, green tents, puppets on green sticks, green screen boxes and even green playdough. Teachers can transport themselves anywhere and students’ imaginative play can go to a new level.
Discover Digital Creativity on International Dot Day
"International Dot Day" is celebrated on September 15-ish and is based on Peter H. Reynold's book "The Dot," in which a girl named Vashti discovers how to "make her mark." The day is about celebrating creativity, courage and collaboration and in this session we will look at some ways to bring those qualities into your classroom and tie them to digital tools.
Memes, Gifs and Emojis
In this mini-series, we explore innovative ways to use memes, gifs, and emojis to enhance connection in remote and hybrid environments and increase general student engagement. We also look at some best practices to get students excited about digital communication.
Rethinking Remote Learning
As we emerge from the cloud of remote learning due to necessity, let’s explore what worked and what didn’t. We’ll share best practices for remote learning as well as dig into innovative ways to rethink how remote learning can be done.
Art & Tech - Makerspaces
Join MDOE specialists and Maine arts and tech educators in a session on makerspaces. Whether you’re new to makerspaces or well-versed, this session has something to offer you. We’ll cover the basics of what a makerspace is, look at a few ways that local schools have integrated them into their building, and talk a bit about how makerspaces can be used in collaborative and innovative ways.