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Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

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Encouraging Pre-service Social Studies Teachers to Integrate Technolog

3 Feb

2012 07:00 PM (CST)

This class ran for 59 minutes

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About the class

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This webinar is hosted in English

In this presentation the presenter will share her experience of teaching Social Studies Methods course in a F2F environment enhanced with Moodle. Teacher candidates are encouraged to learn, explore and integrate technology/ tools in designing instructional events and in teaching social studies in the elementary classroom. In addition to teaching learning, all the tools shared in the college classroom used to extend with students to empower learning and collaboration beyond the walls of the school. Examples of classroom-tested application of these tools and samples of student Internet projects will be shared.

Dr. Ludmila Smirnova is Professor of Education at Mount St. Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y., where she has taught for the past 10 years. At the Mount, she offers courses in Curricular Planning, Methods of Teaching and Teaching with Technology and serves as counselor to Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education. She has become increasingly recognized for her leadership in the application of emerging Internet technologies to education. She has run numerous workshops on the application of Smart Technologies (e.g., Smart Board) and of Web 2.0 tools to the college and primary/secondary classroom.

Prior to coming to the Mount, Dr. Smirnova was visiting professor at Ramapo College of N.J. for two years. In her native Russia, she was professor of education at Volgograd State Pedagogical University, where she also served as Dean of the School of Foreign Languages. During her 25-year Russian career, Dr. Smirnova was known for her work in innovative approaches to teaching. She pioneered the reintroduction of Montessori education in southern Russia; a Montessori trainer in both the American and European approaches, she has run seminars and training programs for Montessori teachers in Russia and the U.S. Also in Russia, she played a key role in creating a model Ecological Gymnasium and other experimental “charter schools.” With her Ph.D. and Masters students, she additionally undertook a major program of comparative study on successful educational innovation; an interest that has continued after her move to the U.S.
Beyond the seventy books and other publications based upon her work in Russia, Dr. Smirnova has written for and presented to a growing list of professional audiences in the U.S. and abroad. She has conducted numerous workshops and seminars on Web 2.0 “Read-Write-Create” technologies, including Moodle and Smartboard training on-line and in colleges, public schools and conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. She is a co-designer and co-facilitator of the Moodle for Teachers workshops at IT4ALL Integrating Technologies for Long Life Learning.

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About the Host

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch


0, Canada

Dr. Ludmila Smirnova is Professor of Education at Mount St. Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y., where she has taught for the past 10 years. At the Mount, she offers courses in Curricular Planning, Methods of Teaching and Teaching with Technology and serves as counselor to Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education. She has become increasingly recognized for her leadership in the application of emerging Internet technologies to education. She has run numerous workshops on the application of Smart Technologies (e.g., Smart Board) and of Web 2.0 tools to the college and primary/secondary classroom.

Prior to coming to the Mount, Dr. Smirnova was visiting professor at Ramapo College of N.J. for two years. In her native Russia, she was professor of education at Volgograd State Pedagogical University, where she also served as Dean of the School of Foreign Languages. During her 25-year Russian career, Dr. Smirnova was known for her work in innovative approaches to teaching. She pioneered the reintroduction of Montessori education in southern Russia; a Montessori trainer in both the American and European approaches, she has run seminars and training programs for Montessori teachers in Russia and the U.S. Also in Russia, she played a key role in creating a model Ecological Gymnasium and other experimental “charter schools.” With her Ph.D. and Masters students, she additionally undertook a major program of comparative study on successful educational innovation; an interest that has continued after her move to the U.S.
Beyond the seventy books and other publications based upon her work in Russia, Dr. Smirnova has written for and presented to a growing list of professional audiences in the U.S. and abroad. She has conducted numerous workshops and seminars on Web 2.0 “Read-Write-Create” technologies, including Moodle and Smartboard training on-line and in colleges, public schools and conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. She is a co-designer and co-facilitator of the Moodle for Teachers workshops at IT4ALL Integrating Technologies for Long Life Learning.

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