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Wednesday, November 6 • 1:15pm - 1:40pm
Teaching Online Effectively

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The Georgia Virtual Learning program is announcing an open online K-12 teacher training program that focuses on skills necessary to be successful instructor in the online environment. Five micro credentialed badge quests, including Participate, Navigate, Create, Evaluate, and Communicate, will be available in three pathways. These pathways include self-paced no credit, self-paced self-awarded, and paced/verified credentialing. The program will be in beta testing through the Fall and available on the web starting January of 2014. Open online teacher training will be created in a WordPress site with plug in supported by BadgeStack through Learning Times.

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Tami Echard

Supervisor of Instructional Development, Georgia Virtual School
We will be starting our fourth year of OER Course development for 6-12 courses. We are starting an Elementary School Spanish Pilot program and will add some OER Resources for this level as well.
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Jay Heap

Director of Virtual Learning, Georgia Department of Education
Jay Heap currently serves as the Director of Virtual Learning for the State of Georgia. He has been involved with online learning including teaching, content development, and administration since 2005. He was instrumental in creating the Georgia Credit Recovery program, a free program available to all Georgia public school students. Serving as the Manager of Curriculum development for 2 years, he implemented a process for in house course... Read More →


Wednesday November 6, 2013 1:15pm - 1:40pm
White Pine

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