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We improve learning by providing curriculum, lesson plans, and activities to build knowledge, teach technology skills, and be safe and secure online. 

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We empower teachers with free professional learning through virtual courses, face-to-face workshops, and hands-on training, all offering SCECHs.  

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We provide savings through large volume contracts for a variety of educational resources, including furniture, school and office supplies, software and digital services, and technology.

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Upcoming Events

  • 30 Jul
    • Last Day to Register for the August 2021 Virtual Courses
      Date: Jul 30
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

  • 2 Aug
    • Intro to Teaching Strategies for Virtual & Blended Learning Environments
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore key planning factors for synchronous and asynchronous learning. Help students successfully learn by providing purpose and context to academic content. Gain insight from proven instructional strategies for virtual and blended learning. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Intermediate Literacy Learners (Grades 3-5)
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore technology resources and strategies to help students in grades 3-6.  Build reading and writing stamina, increase understanding of complex and diverse texts, develop fluency, and support meaningful discussion of literature. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • iPads in Action: iPad Accessibility: Reach All Learners
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Every iPad includes built-in assistive features that complement your vision, hearing, motor skills, learning, and literacy. In this video, you’ll learn how features such as Speak Screen, Safari Reader, and Speech Controller support reading fluency, comprehension, and composition for every learner. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • iPads in Action: Screen Recording on iPad
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Create your own media library of how-to videos using your iPad. Students will love your creations. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • Intro to Teaching Strategies for Virtual & Blended Learning Environments
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore key planning factors for synchronous and asynchronous learning. Help students successfully learn by providing purpose and context to academic content. Gain insight from proven instructional strategies for virtual and blended learning. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Disciplinary Literacy Learners (Grades 6-12)
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore technology resources to engage students in grades 6-12 in higher-order discussions of increasingly complex and diverse text. Support the delivery of standards-aligned instruction in disciplinary reading and writing, and develop authentic interactive experiences. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • iPads in Action: Apple Teacher Learning Center - Apple Teacher Portfolio Introduction
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      The Apple Teacher Learning Center is a wealth of offerings from skill training to lesson integration. The new teacher portfolio offering is a great way for educators to track their success and influence others. 2 SCECHs, Registration.

    • Intro to Teaching Strategies for Virtual & Blended Learning Environments
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore key planning factors for synchronous and asynchronous learning. Help students successfully learn by providing purpose and context to academic content. Gain insight from proven instructional strategies for virtual and blended learning. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Disciplinary Literacy Learners (Grades 6-12)
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Explore technology resources to engage students in grades 6-12 in higher-order discussions of increasingly complex and diverse text. Support the delivery of standards-aligned instruction in disciplinary reading and writing, and develop authentic interactive experiences. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Early Literacy Learners (Grades K-2)
      Date: Aug 2
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Learn synchronous and asynchronous strategies for engaging early elementary students (grades K-2). Grow in their phonological awareness, build their phonics skills, develop their vocabulary, deepen their comprehension, and provide a variety of interactive reading and writing experiences. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

  • 3 Aug
    • iPads in Action: Enhance Learning with Augmented Reality
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Augmented Reality can transform the way we interact with our surroundings, enhancing how we work, learn, and connect with the world around us. Explore a few simple augmented reality content experiences in this session. Specific app focus: Measure, Reality Composer. 2 SCECHs, Registration.

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Environments | Mathematical Thinking (Grades 7-12)
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Learn strategies for engaging secondary (grades 7-12) students in authentic, deep mathematical thinking with entry points into grade level content for students of all ability levels. Course strategies are applicable in both remote and hybrid learning environments. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • iPads in Action: Animated Drawings with Keynote
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Association

      Do you want to make drawings come to life? Everyone can learn to make amazing creations with animated drawings. Add some audio recordings and you have a recipe for student excellence. Approximately 75 minutes of the session will be the presentation. Apple specialists will stay on the line for an additional 45 minutes as an office hour to answer questions. 2 SCECHsRegistration

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning |Mathematical Thinking (Grades K-2)
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Learn strategies for engaging lower elementary (grades K-2) students in authentic, deep mathematical thinking with entry points into grade level content for students of all ability levels. Course strategies are applicable in both remote and hybrid learning environments. Discover free, age-appropriate resources to help students communicate their mathematical thinking and allow teachers to respond with feedback, support and instruction. 2 SCECHs. Registration.

    • iPads in Action: Everyone Can Code
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      When teaching code, educators are also teaching creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving­ — skills all students need for the future. The Everyone Can Code program from Apple introduces students to the world of coding through interactive puzzles, playful characters, and activities for both in and out of the classroom. With the fun Swift Playgrounds app on iPad and Mac along with helpful guides, students can dive into immersive coding puzzles that strengthen their critical thinking skills. And from the start, they learn to code in Swift, the same programming language used by professionals to build powerful apps. 2 SCECHs, Registration

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Mathematical Thinking (Grades 3-6)
      Date: Aug 3
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Learn strategies for engaging upper elementary (grades 3-6) students in authentic, deep mathematical thinking with entry points into grade level content for students of all ability levels. Course strategies are applicable in both remote and hybrid learning environments. 2 SCECHs. Registration

  • 4 Aug
    • October 2021 Virtual Course Registration Opens
      Date: Aug 4
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

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REMC Recognizes retirees, board service and new officers during June Business Meeting

It’s time to celebrate! The 2020-2021 school year came to a close, which also means retirements, new roles and recognition of service.

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Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) application window open now!

Look no further than REMC SAVE for items approved for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF). The Emergency Connectivity Fund will provide support for broadband Internet connectivity to off-campus locations, such as student or staff homes.

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Web Series: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning

Blended learning is here to stay! Explore key planning factors for engaging synchronous and asynchronous learning. Help students successfully learn by providing purpose and context to academic content and gain insight from proven instructional strategies for virtual and blended learning.

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Applying Microsoft Tools for the Classroom
FREE MICROSOFT COURSES: Applying Microsoft Tools for the Classroom

Check out our course series “Applying Microsoft Tools for the Classroom.” During these virtual sessions, you will discover practical ways to use a variety of Microsoft tools for classroom management and student engagement whether within the walls of the classroom or connecting remotely.

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Apple Professional Learning: iPads in Action
FREE APPLE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: iPads in Action

During these virtual sessions, you’ll have an opportunity to reflect on your goals for teaching and learning with iPad, engage in conversations about learning with Apple technology and think about ways you can support your students.

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