RSS Feeds: A Powerful Tool for Tech Savvy Educators

Session Description                                                                                                     

RSS feeds are a powerful tool that any educator can use to enhance their own professional development and the interaction between parents and students. Discover how RSS readers like Google Reader can pave the way towards strengthening your PLN, your relationship and communication with stakeholders, and increase the teaching resources right at your fingertips.

Audience

  • Suggested audience: Beginner
  • Prior experience or knowledge: N/A

Logistics

  • Time: Saturday, May 30 7pm Eastern
  • Session hashtag#rsspower
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

Presenter
Sean Beavers
Technical Consultant, SOITA

Sean Beavers is a former fourth and fifth grade math, science, and language arts teacher with an insatiable passion for technology ever since he laid his hands on an Apple IIe. Currently he works for SOITA, (which stands for Southwestern Ohio Instructional Technology Association) as their technical consultant. In this capacity he is responsible for developing highly successful professional development opportunities for educators far and wide. In addition, Sean is a Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer, co-host of The State of Tech podcast, and first and foremost a husband, father, and geek.

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