Archive of EducatorsWeb2-0 Professional Development Sessions


Great Moon Gathering Conference, Cochrane, Ontario - February 17, 2011

Presented to seven James Bay coast teachers of primarily Aboriginal students covering the definition of Web 2.0, the use of social networking for professional development, Google as a collaboration tool, visual representation tools (Prezi), and digital storytelling. It was not possible to deliver the full planned presentation (2 1/2 hours) since the keynote speaker ran overtime and the participants arrive a minimum of 1/2 hour late. Participants were sent a wiki invitation so they can peruse the site at their leisure after the session.

DSB ONE PD Day - April 11, 2011

  1. A one hour Smart board Digital Storytelling presentation to define the concept, show examples, demonstrate how it's a meaningful student assignment to meet the expectations in a variety of Intermediate to Senior classes/courses in Ontario, and share the resources I have collected at other professional development sessions.
  2. A one hour computer lab Glogster hands-on workshop to get teachers signed up to this online application, to show the tools, to share related resources, and to allow teachers to try it.

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Presenter - Kimberly Wagner


Occupation: English Teacher at Timmins High & Vocational School
Personal-Professional Blog: The Cheeky Lit Teacher
Twitter ID: @CheekyLitTeach
Email: kim.wagner@dsb1.edu.on.ca or cheekylit@gmail.com
Professional Learning Networks: English Companion Ning and The Educator's PLN Ning


Conference Bio: Kimberly Wagner currently teaches English at Timmins High and Vocational School. She is also co-program leader of Interdisciplinary Studies which includes the overseeing of Student Success. Within her school, she has been an early-adopter of technology use in the classroom. As a personal-professional endeavour, she started an English teacher support and resources website called The Cheeky Lit Teacher where she has expanded her Personal Learning Network and experienced professional growth. She is immersed in using technology to teach and sharing this newly gained knowledge with others.
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