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

Tuesdays from 4:30–5 p.m.
*upcoming episode topics listed below.

  • September 15 
  • September 22 
  • September 29 
  • October 6 
  • October 13 
  • October 20 
  • October 27

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

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

 

11

09.29.20

Inquiry in a Remote
Learning Environment

Pat Brown PhD
Science Educator & Author

TBA

 

12

10.6.20

Morning Meeting

Sheri Olson, MSW
Counselor
Second Creek Elementary

 

TBA

 

 

13

10.13.20

Partnering with Parents

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

The Distance Learning Playbook

 

14

10.20.20

Key Question - Helping Students
see Themselves as Learners 

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

Key Questions/Learning  Log

 

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”

 

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
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