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Empower students with collaborative writing tools

A live session with Vicki Davis, the Coolcatteacher, hosted by Fluency MC

401 Learners are taking this course

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Course Highlights

  • Live webinar on February 26 at 9pm UTC
  • Learn the 9 ways writing has been reinvented
  • Practical ideas for how teachers are doing this now
  • How to build writing communities of peer reviewers
  • Class recording and slides available to all enrollees

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

Course Description

Most schools haven’t upgraded their writing curriculum to include powerful new tools to help writers improve. Learn how you can empower communities of writers and peer reviewers who are excited about writing. You’ll be on Cloud 9 with the 9 collaborative writing tools you’ll learn in this webinar. Full of practical examples that teachers are already doing, you’ll come away with ideas to improve writing at your school today. Led by a full-time classroom teacher, this webinar is practical and based upon the book Reinventing Writing.

Note: Discount code for 20% off the book, Reinventing Writing


About the presenter : 


Vicki’s two books: Reinventing Writing and Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds, empower teachers to connect their students to technology and the world. The Cool Cat Teacher Blog, is consistently among the top 50 blogs in education worldwide. In 2013, Mashable named her one of “Twitter’s Top 10 Rockstar teachers.” She has created more than 20 global collaborative projects connecting students from more than 20 countries.

Vicki hosts the popular Internet radio show of best practices for busy teachers “Every Classroom Matters” on the BAM Radio network. She has shared her exciting story at more than 30 conference keynotes around the world and through webinars. The Ignite Show named Vicki a “thought leader in residence.” Her articles appear in Edutopia, the Washington Post, the Atlantic and more.

Vicki is a Google Certified Teacher and Discovery S.T.A.R. Educator. She lives in Camilla, Georgia, teaches full time at Westwood Schools and is a wife and mother of three.

See Vicki’s full bio on Linked In. Connect with Vicki on Twitter @coolcatteacher or contact her on her blog.


About the Webinar Series:

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WizIQ Featured Teachers is a webinar series showcasing the work of the world’s most passionate and engaging educators.

Our commitment: to provide free, continuing professional development to teachers around the world through the live, virtual classroom.

Your host is WizIQ Ambassador and Knowledge Entertainer, Jason R. Levine, also known as Fluency MC.

New Featured Teacher Webinars are added on a continual basis. You can also join past webinars to have full access to the class recordings and to download the slide decks.

Every webinar is free and open to all teachers. Before the webinar begins, feel free to ask questions and make comments in the Course Feed. If you cannot attend the live webinar, you can watch the class recording at a more convenient time.

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About the Instructor

Vicki Davis
CAMILLA, United States

Vicki Davis will help you teach with better results, lead with a positive impact and live with greater purpose. If you want to know what 21st century teaching looks like, many including Thomas Friedman in the World is Flat and Don Tapscott in Grown Up Digital mention Vicki as an example. The ISTE Online Learning Award, pioneer in Open Source Virtual World Technology, and Edublog Award for the Best Teacher Blog are three of the many honors she has earned.
Vicki’s two books: Reinventing Writing and Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds, empower teachers to connect their students to technology and the world. The Cool Cat Teacher Blog, is consistently among the top 50 blogs in education worldwide. In 2013, Mashable named her one of “Twitter’s Top 10 Rockstar teachers.” She has created more than 20 global collaborative projects connecting students from more than 20 countries.
Vicki hosts the popular Internet radio show of best practices for busy teachers “Every Classroom Matters” on the BAM Radio network. She has shared her exciting story at more than 30 conference keynotes around the world and through webinars. The Ignite Show named Vicki a “thought leader in residence.” Her articles appear in Edutopia, the Washington Post, the Atlantic and more.
Vicki is a Google Certified Teacher and Discovery S.T.A.R. Educator. She lives in Camilla, Georgia, teaches full time at Westwood Schools and is a wife and mother of three.
See Vicki’s full bio on Linked In. Connect with Vicki on Twitter @coolcatteacher or contact her on her blog.

Fluency MC
NEW YORK, United States

Jason R Levine (Fluency MC) has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in sixteen countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East.

After earning a master’s in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason taught at several schools before becoming the director of curriculum development at Embassy English. In 2002, he co-founded a business English and test preparation school in New York City.

Jason conducts workshops for English students and teachers worldwide through Oremis Plaisir d’apprendre, Gallery Languages, and the U.S. Department of State.
He is the creator of the English Workout Method, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC. He also writes for Oxford University Press and works as a trainer and consultant at Linguaid. In 2013, he created and launched ELT Techniques, the first live MOOC for English language teachers.

Jason maintains the Fluency MC YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Twitter and Instagram accounts. He is an active administrator of many Facebook groups for English language teachers and learners, including Innovative Teachers of English, Teachers Teaching Online, Fluency MC Workshops in France and Belgium, and Gallery Languages Rhyme On Time Workshops.

Please contact Jason through his website: www.fluencymc.com

Discussion

Charu Sarmalkar

In fact I wish to bring to ur notice that till about a few days ago, I dint have Internet connection. Now I have and want to learn online teaching. If you permit, I would liketo be on the board. I have 44 yrs experience. My mobile number is 098678 13989. Thanks. Charu Sarmalkar

1609 days 23 hours 46 minutes ago

Maha Elsheikh

how can I start with this courses ?

1635 days 2 hours 9 minutes ago

Ron Johnson

This presentation sounds very interesting. Unfortunately, I will have to catch the recording because I will be teaching at that time.
I'm looking forward to it!

1637 days 10 hours 18 minutes ago

Abeer Elbhnsawy

Are the collaborative writting tools avaliable in arabic language?

1640 days 22 hours 9 minutes ago