Teachers Training Detail
July 31, 2020
August 8 @ 8:00 am PST – What is Edpuzzle? Edpuzzle is easy to use. It is a platform that allows students to engage in watching a video and responding to embedded activities created by the teacher. This platform can be used for individualized listening comprehension in all levels and can also be used as an activity during small group breakout sessions during e-learning. Webinar session description: This session will focus on utilizing Edpuzzle as a tool for target language auditory and visual aide. The interactive webinar will place you in the seat of the student allowing you to perform hands-on tasks offered through Edpuzzle. Once you have experienced the student’s experience, the presenter will guide you on how to create your own Edpuzzle activities.
What do I need for the webinar? All links will be provided during the session.
At the end of the session attendees will be able to:
•provide video assignments for students to answer on e-learning days
•provide real time activities for student to focus on in breakout sessions while
the teacher focuses on individual breakout room discussions
•provide feedback to students related to listening comprehension
•provide a vehicle for full class discussion
•have two activities to utilize in the classroom
About the presenter: Raffaella Spilotro teaches Italian at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream, IL. She has dedicated her passion for teaching for 15 years. Her preferred method of teaching is based on the communicative approach while structuring activities to involve students to speak Italian. During a sabbatical in Firenze she created authentic vocabulary videos. She was the 2015 recipient of the Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). She has presented at the Italian Language and Culture Conference in Washington D.C., and has been featured in the RAI Community L’altra Italia