The WGTE Educational Resource Center (ERC) provides schools services and educational materials which embrace 21st century learning skills and enhance teaching and learning across the curriculum. ERC programs go beyond the “plug and play” of traditional technology training and focus on effective integration strategies, hands-on interaction with technology and alignment to Ohio Academic Content Standards.
2012-2013 School/District Educational Serice Agreements are now available!
Be sure to check out our professional development class schedule!
- Views: 6 FREE Quality Matters Grant Opportunity
WGTE Public Media, as part of a consortium including Bowling Green State University, has received funding to provide FREE Quality Matters Training for area schools.
This comprehensive approach is offered by QM and covers all elements of the Grades 6-12 Rubric for online and blended learning and provides hands-on experience. This class is the prerequisite to additional QM online trainings which can lead to QM evaluator and QM facilitator certification.Read more
- Teacher Professional Development
How can you effectively use technology to enhance student learning and foster 21st century skills? Contact hour certificates provided for all classes. Graduate credit is available at a special rate through Lourdes University. Check out our listing of classes and register soon!
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WGTE Introduces ITIP Ohio!
The Instructional Technology Integration Partnership of Ohio (ITIP Ohio) is a non-profit organization committed to promote the integration of 21st century skills and the use of instructional technologies in Ohio's classrooms. WGTE is one of the five founding members of ITIP Ohio, which allows us to offer many new services to our member schools! Professional development services include online classes, face-to-face trainings, Webinars, videoconferences and much more.Read more
- Views: 193 What's Your M.O.? (Medical Option) 2012 Year Two
Looking for a career in a fast growing field with a wealth of variety? Allied Health careers might be for you. What’s Your M.O. (Medical Option) explores three very different aspects of Allied Health Careers.
Featuring experts in their fields, these modules show real world, on the job environments and responsibilities of veterinary technicians, ultrasound technicians, and pharmacists. See for yourself if these careers would be a good fit for you!Read more
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Discount on ISTE Books and ISTE Book Reflections
Purchase ISTE books at discounted prices through ITIP Ohio! Once you have read the book, it's time to do something with your new knowledge. ITIP Ohio will be hosting an online book discussion for each month's ISTE book. These Book Reflections will provide educators all across Ohio the opportunity to discuss the best ways to implement the book's content into their own school setting.Read more
- Views: 539 Educational Technology: Supporting Ohio Classrooms
With support from eTech Ohio, the Ohio Educational Television Stations and Educational Technology Agencies have united efforts to help improve classroom learning with technology. Programs include teacher professional development classes, technology integration consultation, multi-media production, blended learning activities and a statewide campaign to build awareness of the role technology plays in preparing our youth for the future.Read more
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The ERC is a now certified Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) Professional Development Affiliate!
With this national certification, the ERC has developed many new programs, services and opportunities. We are helping districts not only gain an understanding of what 21st century skills are but also providing guidance in outlining action plans to embed these skills
within core curriculum.
- Views: 429 Ohio on iTunes U
WGTE multimedia can now be downloaded, for free, directly to your computer or mobile device. WGTE-produced videos and companion curriculum materials include: Why?Sci, which features topics such as sound, light and weather for middle school science classrooms; Plugged In spotlights real-world STEM applications; TechBytes offer tips on technologies such as Google Sites and FlipVideo cams; and, much more. Go to the iTunes Store (select "iTunes U" and "Ohio") to access these and thousands of other digital media resources compiled by the State of Ohio. This is a great resource for K-12 educators….check it out!
- Get Plugged Into STEM
Connect students to real-world applications of science and technology! Use clips of Plugged-In to explore practical examples of how classroom concepts relate to the latest innovations in technology and research. Each Plugged-In episode provides an in-depth look at developments in the fields of medicine, energy, engineering, astronomy and more. Episodes are chaptered out into 5-7 minute video segments that offer a classroom friendly format to extend student learning opportunities and provide insight into STEM careers.