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Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge

Virginia’s Community of Anytime Knowledge a newly minted partnership betweenVirginia Public Broadcasting Station WHRO and the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE). Designed to bring you the latest and greatest in high quality, on-going, easy-to-access, online, technology integration training, Virginia’s Community of Anytime Knowledge builds on decades of VAPBS and VSTE teacher training experience and already features nearly 150 courses from Virginia’s PBS TeacherLine as well as dozens of other locally developed, high need courses and leading edge digital content created just for you. Courses will be offered in units of 5, 10, 15, 30, and 45 hours, all online offering Anytime Knowledge.

This unique collection of resources provides “one-stop shopping” for online professional development activities available to educators in the Commonwealth and enables you to stay on top of the latest trends, tap the best practices, and earn recertification points and graduate credit right from the comfort of your own home on your own schedule. Most importantly, Virginia’s Community of Anytime Knowledge is a 21st century teaching and learning tool that can help you strengthen your students’ academic skills and meet Virginia’s standards of learning. Our resources continue to grow and respond to state-of-the art, need-it-now professional development needs.

Virginia’s Community of Anytime Knowledge is online learning at its best. Thousands of Virginia teachers have already taken at least one of our courses over the last year. Why not take one yourself?

Click here to view the full course catalog.
If the course is not currently scheduled, you can contact us to schedule the course for your school division.


Click here for the current course schedule

Click here for a list of courses in development.
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Courses to start in Spring, Summer, and Fall 2009
Interaction Speaks Louder Than Words: Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools into the Classroom – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

The students in our classrooms today will work in a fast-paced, collaborative online world tomorrow. Are today’s teachers prepared for these digital natives? In this course you will experience the excitement of online Web 2.0 tools. Discover how they can open a digital door to a wealth of data and collaboration for you and your students. In addition, participants will discover a variety of engaging and innovative Internet applications that support the differentiated and individualized communication, organization, and productivity needs of our 21st century digital learners.

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Online Syllabus         
AKTECH106.104
Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Course
Facilitator: Barrie Owen                  
Date/Time: Mon, 2/8/2010 to Sun, 3/14/2010 / Any  

 
Engaged Learners:
Effective Classroom Management Strategies for All –
10 Hours/5 Weeks

This three-week online course gives an overview of the components of classroom management, including managing the environment, student behavior, instruction, student productivity, and cultural diversity.
NOTE: There is also a 30-hour vrsion of this course, called The Art And Science Of Effective Classroom Management, that actually goes in depth into each of the components listed above.

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Online Syllabus             
AKINST100.103 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Course
Facilitator: Sharon Hurwitz                  
Date/Time: Mon, 02/08/2010 to Sun, 03/14/2010 / Any    

ALL 5 Courses in the Administrative Series are up & running!!
Principal 2.0: The Big Picture – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

Digital natives, social networking, the flat world: what do these things mean for 21st century educators? This course will introduce these concepts in the context of instructional leadership. Participants will learn strategies for assessing their own progress and that of their schools. They will develop methods for bringing these concepts to their faculties.

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus
AKTECH107 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Course
Facilitator: Karen Richardson                
Date/Time:   
Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to interactive@whro.org.

 
Principal 2.0: Harnessing the Tools for Professional Learning – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

One of the technology standards for administrators that often gets overlooked is that of professional productivity. Web-based tools can support this productivity as they promote effective and efficient use of information. Participants will be introduced to several different tools including weblogs, wikis, and aggregators and learn how to use them to support both their own work and to support collaboration amongst administrators, faculty, and staff.

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus
AKTECH108 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Course
Facilitator: Chris O'Neal                 
Date/Time:Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to interactive@whro.org.

 
Principal 2.0: More than Counting: Using Data Effectively – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

As instructional leader of the school, the principal plays an essential role in the use of instructional technology. Participants will be introduced to different models related to the integration of technology. They will use these models to assess classroom uses of technology and learn strategies for encouraging that use.

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Online Syllabus
AKTECH110.101 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge course
Facilitator:  Chris O'Neal
Date/Time: Mon, 2/15/10 to Sun, 3/21/10 / Any

 
Principal 2.0: Encouraging and Evaluating Instructional Technology Use – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

As the instructional leader of the school, the principal plays an essential role in the use of instructional technology. Participants will be introduced to different models related to the integration of technology. They will use these models to assess classroom uses of technology and learn strategies for encouraging that use.

C.I.I. Anytime Anywhere Online Syllabus
AKTECH109 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Course
Facilitator: Karen Richardson                
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to interactive@whro.org. 

 
Principal 2.0: Professional Development That Gets Results – 10 Hours/5 Weeks

Delivering effective professional development is more than just designing an interesting workshop. Participants in this workshop will learn how to apply the National Staff Development Standards to design and deliver professional development.

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Online Syllabus
AKTECH111.101 Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge course
Facilitator:  Karen Richardson
Date/Time: Mon, 2/22/10 to Sun, 3/28/10 / Any

Anytime Knowledge

For more information about
Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge
http://www.anytimeknowledge.org
info@anytimeknowledge.org
886.559.2353

 

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For more information about

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge

http://www.anytimeknowledge.org

info@anytimeknowledge.org

886.559.2353

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Catalog

Click here to view the
full course catalog.

If the course is not currently scheduled, you can contact us to schedule the course for your school division.

Click here for the
current course schedule

Virginia's Community of Anytime Knowledge Courses

http://www.anytimeknowledge.org

info@anytimeknowledge.org

886.559.2353

 

Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Courses

http://www.virginiateacherline.org

info@virginiateacherline.org

886.851.3677