Enhancing Small Group Instruction Through Audio Technology

Educators are looking for ways to create dynamic, collaborative and project-based learning environments which foster higher level thinking in students. But what is often overlooked is the crucial role that audio plays in creating this environment effectively. Students need to communicate clearly with one another and their teachers; teachers need to communicate clearly in order to become co-learners with students as they construct their knowledge, and must be able to accurately assess levels of student comprehension.

Attend this web seminar to learn how educators Andover USD 385 in Kansas are using new technology to enhance small group instruction, understand and assess the moment-by-moment learning process and improve students communication and collaboration skills.

Topics will include:

  • Creating a learning environment where teachers and students are partners in co-constructing knowledge
  • Fostering student collaboration
  • How teachers can manage multiple layers of learning in the classroom
  • How Andover USD 385 is using the new Flexcat system in classrooms

Scheduled speakers:
Rob Dickson
Technology Director
Andover USD 385 (Kansas)

Andrea Friend
Science Teacher
Andover Middle School

Stacey Ryan
Math Teacher
Andover Middle School

Shaun Fagan
Product Manager
Lightspeed Technologies

Who will benefit:
Superintendents, curriculum directors, CIOs, technology administrators, and others interested in classroom technology. Anyone may attend.

Date of broadcast: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
2:00 pm EST