Ed Tech Events

Ed Tech Events



Topics in Educational Technology: Tech Tools for Tech Savvy Teachers and Administrators – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Samantha Bahna
Wednesday, March 20, 8:00-9:00pm
Location: Online
Explore all the latest and best technology tools for K-12 Administrators, Tech Specialists, and Teachers. Perfect for those in higher education that are looking to include more active learning in their LMS! Augmented & Virtual Reality, Math Tools, ELA Tech Tools, Presentation, Collaboration, Assessment, Communication Tools and More!


College of Education Graduate Admissions Information Session – REGISTER NOW 
Tuesday, March 26, 6:00-7:30pm
Location: NJCU, Gilligan Student Union Building, 2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305
Meet with faculty and staff from the College of Education, Admissions, and Financial Aid to learn how NJCU can help you advance your career in education. Ready to apply now? You can start your application on-the-spot at this event and get one-on-one guidance on the application process.
All attendees will receive a graduate application fee waiver!


Topics in Educational Technology: A (Virtual) Museum Field Trip – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Douglas J. Koch, Karen Cotter, & Linda Lampert
Wednesday, March 27, 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Online
Are you a teacher looking to engage students in a new and exciting way? Learn about an instructional model that allows students to create virtual museums utilizing online technologies in novel ways to demonstrate their mastery of content.


Topics in Educational Technology: Technology in the Developmental Math Classroom – REGISTER NOW
Presenter:  Aminata Adewumi
Thursday, March 28, 8:00-9:00pm
Location: Online
Technology in the Development Math Classroom allows viewers to understand the benefits and disadvantages of using adaptive learning assessments with underrepresented scholars in Mathematics course.


Ed Tech Workshop: Developing an Online Personal Learning Community– REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Richard Byrne
Monday, April 1, 3:00-4:00pm
Location: NJCU, Professional Studies Building, Room 200, 2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305

Join guest lecturer, Richard Byrne, for a workshop on Developing an Online Personal Learning Community. Richard Byrne is a former social studies teacher and operates the website Free Technology for Teachers. He is a five time winner of the Edublogs Award. His media publications reaches more than 60,000 educators daily. His printed work includes a monthly column for School Library Journal, contributing author to What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, and contributions to Teacher Librarian.


Topics in Educational Technology: Start with the Why – a Research and Data Driven Approach to Leverage Ed Tech in the classroom – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Joshua A Koen
Tuesday, April 2, 5:00-6:00pm
NJ ESSA's plan has identified six research-based instructional strategies that leverage digital teaching and learning tools to help teachers use data to drive instruction and infuse meaningful and significant digital learning experiences into existing curricula that deepen students’ learning and understanding. Join this webinar to learn how these were identified and how to implement in your class, school or district.


Topics in Educational Technology: Drones in Education: Cleared for Takeoff – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Alex Kuziola
Thursday, April 4, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Online
Final boarding call! Come learn about the latest exciting research in the academic value of drones in education to help teachers develop new pedagogical strategies, to enhance student engagement and excitement, and to help equip students with future-ready, 21st-century skills.


Topics in Educational Technology: Spark a fire in your lessons – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Rachael Sedeyn
Tuesday, April 9, 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Online
In this session you will learn a quick and free tool to change student presentations. Bring a few digital pictures and your imagination and together we will learn to tell a story in a new way!


Topics in Educational Technology: Stop lecturing and start sessioning! – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Rachael Sedeyn
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Online
In this session you will learn how to use a free tool that will enable you to create an interactive session out of a presentation. Increase your active engagement in measurable ways!

Topics in Educational Technology: A Continuum of Technology Integration - From K to Professional – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Barbara McCarty, Carol Munn, & Douglas J. Koch
Tuesday, April 16, 8:00-9:00pm
Location: Online
This talk will provide real-life examples of technology integration into curricula from kindergarten through graduate/professional school. How technology is used to transform teaching and learning will be the focus of this webinar.


Topics in Educational Technology: Educational Technology Websites & Google Classroom Integration in the K-12 Classroom – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Krista Welz
Wednesday, April 17, 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Online
Although Google Classroom is used as a learning management system (LMS) in many classrooms, it can also be used in conjunction with many educational technology websites to help with student learning and differentiation. In order to create a blended learning classroom, students need to have access to online resources, such as lessons and modules, and work in an online environment where they can collaborate and create digital projects. There are a variety of educational technology websites that integrate with Google Classroom, such as Book Creator, Flipgrid, CK-12, OpenEd, Edulastic, etc. that are available for both teacher and students to use for free. Teachers will interact with these educational technology websites, create lesson plans, apply them into the curricula, and easily integrate them into Google Classroom.

Topics in Educational Technology: Starting a First Lego League Robotics ClubREGISTER NOW
Presenter: James Puglia
Wednesday, April 17, 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Online
This webinar will review one team's experiences from the viewpoint of a teacher in an after-school club. This club prepares each year for the First Lego League tournament in the Northen New Jersey qualifying section. It will go over costs, what you need to get started and the different aspects of the program, which range from programming to ideas on how to create a project.


Topics in Educational Technology: Personalized Learning and Technology – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Adnan Ezad
Thursday, April 18, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Online
This webinar will dispel any misconceptions about personalized learning and how it should be implemented, as well as technology's role in it, thus demonstrating how systemically using the technology to act as facilitator is far superior to what has — in the past — been considered teaching.



Topics in Educational Technology: Framework for Intentional and Targeted (FIT) Teaching – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Gigi Mohamad
Monday, April 22, 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Online
The FIT Framework helps educators to plan and develop a positive learning environment that increases learning opportunities for their students.


Topics in Educational Technology: Ed Tech & Your School Counseling Department – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Christine Enrico
Wednesday, April 24, 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Online
This webinar will offer suggestions and tips on how to maximize the support and time offered to students, parents, and staff from their school counseling department.

Topics in Educational Technology: Reinventing the Academic LibraryREGISTER NOW
Presenter: Susan Van Alstyne
Wednesday, April 24, 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Online
Technology has changed the way academic libraries operate and the research process. Libraries need to establish new purchasing models and policies to support the transition from traditional print and media to digital and streaming formats. Students and faculty expect information in an instant and librarians now more than ever are collaborating with faculty and instructional designers to provide the best resources and course support possible. This talk will provide how academic libraries must continue to learn and understand user behavior and adapt to what the users need to offer services and space to support the college community.


Topics in Educational Technology: Engaging Online LearnersREGISTER NOW
Presenter: Remberto Jimenez
Thursday, April 25, 5:00-6:00pm
Location: Online
This webinar will review researched best practices that can be used to engage online learners. Synchronous online learning doesn’t just involve discussion boards. It can involve video, polls, and supplemental tools that will be covered in this session.


Topics in Educational Technology: Using H5P to Incorporate Active Learning into Online, Blended and Web-Enhanced Courses - REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Daniel Ward
Wednesday, May 1, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Online
In this webinar, we will explore the importance of Active Learning activities online to enhance online, blended and online courses. An overview of H5P, an easy-to-use platform to create interactive online exercises, will take place. Steps on how to incorporate H5P activities into a Learning Management System will be provided.


Topics in Educational Technology: Math technology integration – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Brooke Rothwell
Thursday, May 2, 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Online
A webinar about integrating technology into mathematics through blended-learning learning to increase student engagement and accelerate math learning.


Topics in Educational Technology: Raspberry PiREGISTER NOW
Presenter: Steven Wong
Monday, May 6, 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Online
Join to learn how to use raspberry pi to establish hands on projects in your classroom.

Topics in Educational Technology: What Every Ed Tech Leader Needs to Know about Building a STEM Lab – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Deborah K. Nagler, & Martha Osei-Yaw
Monday, May 6, 8:00-9:00pm
Location: Online
A STEM lab brings together the study of four critical 21st Century disciplines using the best tools that digital education has to offer. Join us for an interactive webinar that will explore the benefits of developing a STEM lab within your school community.


Topics in Educational Technology: Storytelling & Scratch Coding – REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Carol Munn
Tuesday, May 7, 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Online
Everyone has a story to tell. See how Scratch coding can be used in telling a story. This activity reinforces 21st century skills such as computational fluency, sequential learning, creativity, etc.

MAY 10

Topics in Educational Technology: MakerSpace - Lessons Learned with Layout, Curriculum, Scheduling, and Problem-based Learning - REGISTER NOW
Presenter: Rebecca W Kreider
Friday, May 10, 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Online
Do you find that students in your face-to-face classes are more interested in their laptops than in your lecture? This webinar will offer a few tools that will help you to gamify your lectures and ultimately increase student engagement.


Laura Zieger, Ed.D., Chair
Professional Studies Building, Room 209
Email: lzieger@njcu.edu
Tel: (201)200-3078

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