2023 DrewTEACH Workshop Series
January 11 - April 17
Join us for the 2023 virtual DrewTEACH Workshop Series! DrewTEACH workshops are 90-minute virtual sessions designed for educator professional development. Each session will be delivered virtually from 7-8:30 p.m.
Sign up for individual sessions ($15/each) below or sign up for an all-access pass for $75!
Are you a Drew University alum or school partner? Select the exclusive all-access pass discount for $10 off!
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 | Managing Your Teacher Life
Learn Strategies to leverage technology in order to balance your personal life.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | Building Your Professional Website
Learn how teachers and academics can use websites to connect with others and get their work out there. This workshop will cover the basics of design, including considering audience, navigation, layout, and accessibility, as well as hosting and content management options.
Monday, February 13, 2023 | Using Artifactual Literacy/Objects to Approach Math
The workshop will provide teachers with an opportunity to explore math through the idea of artifactual literacy and discuss the potential and importance of using artifacts/objects to create a deeper connection with students’ cultures and identities as mathematicians.
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | Getting to Know You: Personal Identity Through Objects
Learn how to get to know your students, have your students get to know each other, and learn about how objects tell a story.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | Fostering Writer Identity and Community Through Digital Literacy
Learn how to develop a writing community through student identity reflection using digital tools that support 21st century learning.
Monday, March 13, 2023 | Collaboration and Community Using Google Tools
In this workshop we will collaborate using a variety of interactive Google Tools, redesign or create an assignment incorporating a tool to make it more interactive, share our creations, and explore others’.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 |Technology, Tools and Accessibility: How to Ensure Learning for All (Part I)
With so many tools out there, how do you determine what are effective tools for students to learn from? Part 1 will focus on websites and software (free to affordable) that aid in learning.
Monday, March 20, 2023 | Technology, Tools and Accessibility: How to Ensure Learning for All (Part II)
With so many tools out there, how do you determine what are effective tools for students to learn from? Part 2 will focus on devices (Chromebooks. tablets, Smartboards, etc) and how to successfully integrate them in the classroom
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 | Digital Feedback with Google Tools & Addons
This workshop will explore various ways to provide students feedback whether educators are looking to assess student’s academic or social-emotional skills.
Monday, March 27, 2023 | Blogging About Our Books
Teach your students to think and wonder while they create their own blog post about the books they are reading. As an alternative to essays or multiple-choice assessments, this allows for choice, voice and an authentic audience.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | Finding Audience and Purpose via Technology
Research and common sense tell us that we read and write for purposes beyond the grade. Employ various technology tools to discuss books, topics and projects with authentic audiences for a real purpose.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 | Technology and Creating a Classroom Community
This workshop will focus on how to make the most of tech tools to support connections within your classroom community. We will explore ways to connect you with your students, your students with each other, and your classroom with family members.
Monday, April 17, 2023 | Gamification in Academic Contexts
Gamification is not just about playing games; it involves effective strategies to engage and motivate our students. In this workshop we will cover effective gamification strategies, the psychology behind it, and create or redesign a lesson to incorporate these concepts.