Higher Order Thinking with Technology (HOTT) Discussion
Submitted by David J. Rosen on July 11, 2018 - 8:12am
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Hello Integrating Technology colleagues,
Following yesterday's Higher Order Thinking with Technology (HOTT) webinar with Becky Shiring, I would like to welcome Becky -- and everyone -- to our follow-up discussion today, Wednesday July 11th, through Friday July 13th. The webinar was recorded, and will be available in a few weeks on the LINCS YouTube channel. There will be a LINCS announcement about that here.
We had some great questions in the webinar, some of which Becky answered but may wish to elaborate on. I have some questions, too. Whether you attended the webinar or not, your questions are welcome. Try to post them now through Friday morning.
For those who missed the webinar, here's some information about Becky Shiring, who has for some time been a member of Integrating Technology.
Becky is the Director of Professional Development & Continued Learning at Squirrels, LLC. She empowers teachers to feel comfortable using technology in the classroom through workshops, coaching and other professional development opportunities. She earned her MA in International Education from The George Washington University and has over 10 years of classroom experience working with a diverse set of adult learners. She started her career teaching English in Vietnam and her expertise lies in working with adult ELLs. She has taught a variety of classes including beginning ESL, Computer Literacy, and Advanced TOEFL. She also spent time as an instructional coach and focused on working to help teachers meaningfully integrate technology into the Adult Ed classroom. Becky regularly contributes to educator professional development by leading conference sessions, workshops and contributing to blogs. She’s the 2015 recipient of the Association for Adult Literacy Professional Development (AALPD) “Rising Star Award” recognizing innovative contributions to literacy-focused PD. Becky has experience in both the education and technology sectors which provides her a unique perspective on the realities of today's workforce and the skills students need for success.
Please post your questions now.
David J. Rosen, Moderator
LINCS CoP Integrating Technology group