Tinashe Blanchet (@mrsblanchetnet) is a math teacher at John Ehret High School in Marrero, Louisiana. She lives in the Greater New Orleans area with her husband, David, and 3 young children. Certified in Secondary Mathematics Education, she currently teaches a remediation course for the state math exam, Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus. She also holds a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. She loves learning about how to enhance her practice with tech tools, as she maintains a “Model Technology Classroom” for her district. Please visit her online at http://mrsblanchet.net orhttp://blanchetblog.net to find out more!
Presentation Title/Description: Teaching in a Messy Classroom: The role of design in virtual learning spaces
Whether you have a blog, wiki, Moodle or Blackboard, as an educator, you are creating an online classroom for your students or peers. Would you teach in a messy classroom? How does your website look? Is it well-organized, user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing? Is it cluttered? Do users complain about not being able to find needed information? This session will delve into the role of design in virtual learning spaces. Research-based strategies for de-cluttering your class website will be shared and discussed.
Dates & Times: Sunday, July 31st, 2011, 1pm LA Time. Find more time zones here, http://www.timeanddate.com
Schedule with Webinar Room Link: Schedule (see line 145 on the timezone sheets).