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Microsoft Day for Teachers at the KCI

by Krause Center for Innovation
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Transform your classroom! You are invited to a One-Day Educator Professional Development Experience. Join us as we create, collaborate and transform teaching and learning with the power of Microsoft and Windows 8.1. Learn to utilize tools lessons, blogging and the versatility of digital ink. Standards come to life with free tools and apps to personalize […]

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KCI Instructor Pens Book on Google Apps

by Janet Davis
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Elizabeth Calhoon, KCI Instructor, Google Certified Teacher and Manager of Educational Technology Services for the Santa Clara County Office of Education, conducts KCI classes amidst many trainings to help teachers integrate technology into their Common Core-based lessons throughout the year, including coaching around Google Apps for Education. And while many districts have embraced Google Apps […]

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Improving the State of Massive Online Open Courses

by Krause Center for Innovation
Improving State of MOOC

A Guest Post by writer, Jennifer Birch: In a span of three years, we’ve all witnessed the success of massive online open courses (MOOCs) that paved way to what we call the modern classroom of today. But, in the pursuit of completing an online degree, most students are dealing with outside factors that lead to […]

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KCI Conducts Five Summer Mini MERITs

by Krause Center for Innovation
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After 12 years of refining the successful MERIT program, the KCI team has distilled MERIT’s best practices and started working directly with school districts to provide Mini MERIT programs. Like the comprehensive MERIT program, Mini MERIT focuses on developing teachers’ confidence and skill level by emphasizing collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving and creativity, all of […]

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MERIT Teachers on the Move: Cristina Bustamante

by Krause Center for Innovation
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What do teachers who participate in the Making Education Relevant & Interactive through Technology (MERIT) or Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence (FAME) do when they want to continue their KCI program professional learning experience? They apply to attend another KCI program! Teachers who have completed one of our flagship programs are returning to participate in […]

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