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Thursday, 07 Jan, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Join master educator, presenter, and author Dr. Michael A. DiSpezio as he explores ways in which you can effectively engage students during challenging times. Driven by a diverse cache of classroom engagements designed for both at-home and face-to-face encounters, this edWebinar profiles tenets for reclaiming motivation, engagement, and success. Learn about free resources including Google Expeditions and the movie-making capabilities of Google Earth Pro. Discover lesson-opener strategies. Explore activities that range from mind-bending challenges to awesome hands-on demonstrations that can be performed with everyday items.

Join Dr. DiSpezio for a fun, practical and pragmatic session packed with tips, techniques and tricks designed for at-home/online education. If possible, have a sheet of scrap paper, a paper clip, and scissors handy for a bit of process-driven interaction!

This edWebinar will be of interest to elementary through high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

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Dr. Michael DiSpezio is a globally respected renaissance educator, speaker, and science education author. He hosts JASON broadcasts and shepherded the Discovery Channel to their first Emmy Award nomination. A former marine biologist, he worked as a research assistant to a Nobel Prize winner. Leaving the laboratory and his instructor role at Boston University, he celebrated his passion for education as a K-12 classroom teacher for ten years. Returning to graduate school, he completed his Ed.D., based upon his work in HIV/AIDS education. In addition to writing the national curriculum on The Science of HIV, published by the National Science Teachers Association, Michael has authored over 25 trade books and co authored over 60 textbooks. Beyond his work with leading print publishers, he has developed materials for Google, Disney, the Discovery Channel, PBS, Children’s Television Workshop, MTV, Scientific American Frontiers, The JASON Project, and the US Department of Education. These days, his interests in developing AR and VR experiences have been supplanted by the need to create COVID-19-literate students

Webinar/Workshop organized by: edWeb.net

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