Tools @ Tea Time (On Tuesdays with Tim & Ana)

Program Description

Teachers! Grab your afternoon tea and log in for an end-of-the day boost, with tips and resources from the Museum Teacher Professional Development Team and an opportunity to share strategies with other teachers about remote and hybrid learning.

Have ideas for a weekly topic? Want your questions answered on the show? Submit them here. [email protected]

Dates and Times

Starts September 15, 2020 
Tuesdays from 4:30–5 p.m.

*upcoming episode topics listed below.

Special Requirements

Participants will join via Zoom conferencing.  To join, you will need a computer connected to the internet and load Zoom software on your computer.   

Registration Information

Registration required:  Click here to register. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Upcoming Episodes

Episode

Date 

Topic

Speaker

Featured Tool

YouTube Link

15

10.27.20

Doing Hands-On Learning
Activities Across A Distance
in A Hybrid Classroom

Beth Enderle
Kindergarten Teacher
Morgridge School Denver

“Home & School Toolkit”

https://youtu.be/0OI0PE9C6YY

16

11.3.20

The Magic of Morning Connections

Sheri Olson, MSW
Counselor
Second Creek Elementary

Morning Meeting

https://youtu.be/m81BxhNQJ0M

17

11.10.20

Working Memory 

Andrew Watson PhD
Author & Founder of Translate the Brain

Working Memory Strategies

https://youtu.be/GAFiTRuTxWE

18

11.17.20

ADI - Hybrid

Katie Padderud
6th Grade Science Teacher 
Quist Middle School

ADI Model

https://youtu.be/eUyWfsL0OaQ

19

11.24.20
(Thanksgiving Week)

Gratitude Week
COVID Keeps

Our Regular Crowd (You!)

Padlet Revisited

 

20

12.01.20

Student Voices Pt 1
What’s Working For Them?

High & MS Students
Denver School of the Arts

Ed Puzzle

 

21

12.08.20

Supporting Kids with Special Needs

Laura Gold
St. Vrain Valley Schools
Special Ed

TBD

 

22

12.15.20

Student Voices Pt 2
What’s Working For Them? (PK-5)

Elementary Students 
District 27J Students

TBD

 

Holiday Break

 No episodes 12.22.20 or 12.29.20

 

Previous Episodes

Episode  Date Aired  Topic  Speaker   Featured Tool  YouTube Link
03.31.20  Interactive
Polling 

Mimi Allen ELL
District Specialist 
Garfield RE-1 SD 

Poll Everywhere  https://youtu.be/zSSgvcEOqwg
04.07.20  Easy Video
Recording 

Michael O’Toole 
Science Coordinator 
St. Vrain Valley Schools  
Longmont, CO 

Flipgrid  https://youtu.be/WLaZPvS1_Tg 
04.14.20  Web
Conferencing  

Melissa Fike 
Professional Learning Instructional Specialist Student Achievement,
Educational Services Center 
Brighton 27J School District 

Maximizing Zoom Platform  https://youtu.be/HCnE8pIZBZg 
04.21.20  Working
Memory 

Autumn Rivera 
6th Grade Teacher 
Glenwood Springs Middle School 
Roaring Fork School District Region III Director 
Colorado Association of Science Teachers 

Supporting Working Memory while using tech  https://youtu.be/Chp-dd-vxFQ 
04.28.20  Supporting Students in A Pandemic  
Special Presentation by:  
Lori DeSautels 
Assistant Professor
Butler University, College of Education 

Social Emotional Learning Strategies  https://youtu.be/gaPD7qJnwDs 
05.05.20  Agency & Ownership 
Douglas A. Watkins 
High-School Science Curriculum Specialist 
Denver Public Schools 

The “ Build Connections Tool”  https://youtu.be/2LC7_Tvej8E
05.12.20  Tips & Tricks for Google Classroom 
Tracey Neubrand 
6th Grade Science Teacher 
DSST: Montview MS Denver Public Schools 
And 
Adrienne DeBall 
7th Grade Science Teacher 
West MS Cherry Creek Schools 

Google Classroom Suite  https://youtu.be/LdLU019LYYw
05.19.20 

Connection
during Times of
Uncertainty 

No guest  Padlet  https://youtu.be/6gbwWZBzh_4

9

9.15.20

Put on your own Oxygen
mask first  

Ana Marlatt
(Our new host!)
Assistant Principal
Sand Creek Elementary
27J Public Schools

Staying Grounded
Tools for managing
Stress. 

https://youtu.be/UgwgGZH3LjA

10

9.22.20

Making Online Learning
More Personable

Monique Moya
1st Grade Teacher
Second Creek Elementary
and 
Amanda Van Blaricon
6th Grade Teacher
Quist Middle School 

Bitmoji/Google Slides

https://youtu.be/mgonf9RExLg

11

09.29.20

Inquiry in a Remote
Learning Environment

Pat Brown PhD
Science Educator & Author

Videotaped 
demonstrations & PHeT simulations

https://youtu.be/6zYB1-1FKug

12

10.6.20

Supporting Deep Thinking
in the Classroom

Will Pierce
Chief Academic Officer
27J School District

Concept Bundles
(strategy)

https://youtu.be/itoiA4BOI5I

13

10.13.20

Partnering with Parents

Elizabeth Nix 
MS Science & Senior Team Lead
Noel Community Arts 
Denver Public Schools

The Distance Learning Playbook

https://youtu.be/PS4kINSTVis

14

10.20.20

Gamification of Instruction

Kevin Marlatt, EdS, PMP, D.H.L.
Assistant Principal
Quist Middle School

Class Craft

https://youtu.be/9qjO0KEt6fo

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