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Creating Effective Virtual PD for Teachers

Episode 68 Professional Development

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Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is episode 68 called “Creating Effective Virtual PD for Teachers”. In this episode, we’ll share some of the things we’ve learned over the past several months when it comes to creating and sharing PD for teachers in our new virtual world. Stay tuned to hear some of our top tips and our favorite new edtech that is worth sharing! This is one episode you don’t want to miss. Check it out.

Segment 1: Check us out at these upcoming conferences and digital PD opportunities

  1. DyKnow Progressive Learning Conference – Thursday Sept 24 – (FREE)k
  2. New episodes Flipped Flops available wednesday nights at 8:30 PM – search treefishedu on youtube or go to

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Shoutout to Bruce Reicher and his book Scripted an educators guide to media in the classroom

Segment 2: 


  1. Start small, gather a small collection of videos and share them out
  2. Empower teachers, ask them to record what they do 
  3. Video tips (same as for your students)
  4. Keep it short
  5. Single topics per video
  6. Playlist style
  7. Link to slide content
  8. Wrap-up feedback via form
  9. Making videos top 3 tech Guise
  10. Jamboard
  11. Google Sheets Formative Assessment
  12. Creating a pro website picture with
  13. Making videos top 3 tech Nick
  14. Google Slides’s incredible versatility – combo with
  15. Screencasting Tips (blur out, highlight feature or zoom in, student assignments)
  16. EdTech Tool Throwdown: 
  17. Art Educators of New Jersey Conference 2020 – Saturday Oct 24 –
  18. NJDOE Virtual Professional Learning – online at

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning
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About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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