Past Webinar | March 23, 2023
Did you know that a whopping 80% of K-12 teachers who used social media in the classroom found that it had a positive impact? It’s pretty amazing, but with social media and technology always changing, figuring out how to use it in the classroom can be tricky.
Watch this interactive discussion to hear from Laurel Aguilar-Kirchhoff, an educator and digital learning specialist, who knows all about using technology for good. She discussed the positive impact of educational technology and how to bring it into your classroom. In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- The benefits of ed-tech and how it enhances student success
- Latest best practices for integrating ed-tech into your classroom
- Highly engaging ed-tech tools and activities to take back to the classroom
Laurel Aguilar-Kirchhoff is a former secondary teacher who now serves as a university adjunct professor, digital learning specialist, and educational consultant. Laurel works to help make clear connections between history, civics, and community through educational technology. Her expertise includes educational law, digital citizenship/media literacy, curriculum instruction design, as well as EdTech and innovation in the classroom. Laurel holds a Master of Science Degree in Education, is a Google Certified Trainer, and Leading Edge Certified Online Blended Teacher. Laurel was named Inland Area CUE Administrator of the Year in 2022, and California Council for the Social Studies Higher Education Teacher of the Year in 2023. She is an International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Community Leader, as well as the Vice President of Events for Inland Area CUE. She is also the instructor for the ISTE U course: Digital Citizenship in Action. Her co-authored book, Bring History and Civics to Life: Lessons and Strategies to Cultivate Informed Empathetic Citizens, was published in 2022 by ISTE.