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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

  • 19 Jan
    • Microsoft Tools for Learning | Intro to Teams for Teachers
      Date: Jan 19
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: Free!
      Calendar: Association

      Announcing Microsoft Tools for Learning, a free webinar series for educators. Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, has tremendous tools for learning and teaching, especially for mixed environments that include both in-person and online instruction. 

      This webinar series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

      7 Workshops | 2 Hour Webinars with 2 SCECHs

      Free Registration: https://bit.ly/3icmACQ

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Early Literacy Learners (Grades K-2)
      Date: Jan 19
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Register here: https://bit.ly/3jDOBDO

  • 20 Jan
    • Classroom Makers: Maker Ed Kits for Remote Learning
      Date: Jan 20
      Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Location: Virtual/Webinar
      Cost: FREE!
      Calendar: Association

      Registration.

      Join the REMC Association’s Classroom Makers to learn about Maker activities that can be supported during remote learning. We’ll use teacher/school provided materials to create Maker Ed Kits. Let’s get creative and inspire fun, engaging learning while students are at home!

      Receive a free $25 Amazon gift card for fully participating in this one-hour event.

      1 SCECH per session.

       

       

    • Discovery Education: Top 5 Things to Know About Using DE in Any Learning Environment
      Date: Jan 20
      Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: FREE!
      Calendar: Association

      Session 1: Discovery Education Streaming continues to provide educators with resources, strategies, and tools for creating quality lessons using multi-modal digital resources. In this session we will review the basics of navigation, managing resources, personalizing the landing page, sharing resources with students, and locating on-demand support. Even experienced Discovery Education users should attend this session to learn about updates and recently created content.  

      1.5 SCECHs

      Free Registration:  https://bit.ly/3gMevU7

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Intermediate Literacy Learners (Grades 3-5)
      Date: Jan 20
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Register here: https://bit.ly/3jDOBDO

  • 21 Jan
  • 26 Jan
    • Microsoft Tools for Learning | Intro to Teams for School Leaders
      Date: Jan 26
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: Free!
      Calendar: Association

      Announcing Microsoft Tools for Learning, a free webinar series for educators. Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, has tremendous tools for learning and teaching, especially for mixed environments that include both in-person and online instruction. 

      This webinar series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

      7 Workshops | 2 Hour Webinars with 2 SCECHs

      Free Registration: https://bit.ly/3icmACQ

  • 27 Jan
    • PLAYDATE to Support Remote Instruction
      Date: Jan 27
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual/Webinar
      Cost: FREE!
      Calendar: Association

      At this focused PLAYDATE, Michigan educators will learn from each other around topics supporting remote instruction. Together, we will discover programs, tools and other helpful topics centered on remote learning. There are no presenters, no experts, just sharing.  This is simply time to network, connect and explore all at no cost! Participants who attend the full PLAYDATE date event will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. 

      Registration

    • Promoting STEM Through Literature
      Date: Jan 27
      Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Virtual/Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Registration.

      Use literature to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Participants in this virtual  event learn to use these resources with students in a virtual environment and how to implement Design Thinking in virtual maker education

      ​Each of the titles selected for the project shares a story where something was built or invented by designing, planning, gathering materials, and creating. In addition to strengthening literacy skills, your students will develop inquiry and problem-solving skills. They will also see that with perseverance, anyone can be innovative and invent new things. The project is available for free at stemandlit.com.

      The same session is being offered on three different dates and times.  Pick the one that works best for you.

      A box of materials (including a free book that is part of our project) will be shipped to each participant before the event.  

  • 29 Jan
    • Last day to register for the February 2021 Virtual Courses
      Date: Jan 29
      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 Feb
    • Microsoft Tools for Learning | Teams for Teachers Intermediate
      Date: Feb 2
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: Free!
      Calendar: Association

      Announcing Microsoft Tools for Learning, a free webinar series for educators. Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, has tremendous tools for learning and teaching, especially for mixed environments that include both in-person and online instruction. 

      This webinar series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

      7 Workshops | 2 Hour Webinars with 2 SCECHs

      Free Registration: https://bit.ly/3icmACQ

  • 3 Feb
    • April 2021 Virtual Course Registration Opens
      Date: Feb 3
      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.

    • Discovery Education: Using Discovery Education for Instructional Design, Spotlight on Strategies
      Date: Feb 3
      Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
      Location: Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      In this second session, we will review instructional strategies that provide the “how” to the “what” when it comes to these resources. Our conversation will center around instructional intent while we look at innovative ways to utilize video, image, audio, and interactive texts. In addition, we will look at grab and go lesson activities that utilize the most popular instructional strategies. Lastly, we will review updates and recently added content with regards to instructional strategies. 

      It is highly recommended that you attend Session 1 prior to this session.

      1.5 SCECHs

      Free Registration:  https://bit.ly/3gMevU7

  • 9 Feb
    • REMC Association Business Meeting
      Date: Feb 9
      Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
      Location: Virtual
      Calendar: Association
    • Introduction to Minecraft: Education Edition
      Date: Feb 9
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Association

      Announcing Microsoft Tools for Learning, a free webinar series for educators. Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, has tremendous tools for learning and teaching, especially for mixed environments that include both in-person and online instruction. 

      This webinar series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

      7 Workshops | 2 Hour Webinars with 2 SCECHs

      Free Registration: https://bit.ly/3icmACQ

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Early Literacy Learners (Grades K-2)
      Date: Feb 9
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Register here: https://bit.ly/3jDOBDO

  • 10 Feb
    • Discovery Education: Creating Lessons Using Discovery Education Studio
      Date: Feb 10
      Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: FREE!
      Calendar: Association

      Session 3: Discovery Education Streaming launched Studio 1.0 this fall with all new enhancements and improvements. Studio is a tool that provides educators the opportunity to create interactive lesson activities enriched with multi-modal media, opportunities for collaboration, communication and feedback mechanisms and more. In this session we will review the basics of creating a lesson using Studio 1.0, both from a template and from scratch. We will also share ideas for implementation of Studio activities as well as ways that students can use Studio to create, collaborate and communicate.

      It is highly recommended that you attend Sessions 1 and 2 prior to this session.

      1.5 SCECHs

      Free Registration:  https://bit.ly/3gMevU7

    • Teaching for Virtual & Blended Learning | Growing Intermediate Literacy Learners (Grades 3-5)
      Date: Feb 10
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Register here: https://bit.ly/3jDOBDO

    • Intro to Teaching Strategies for Virtual & Blended Learning Environments
      Date: Feb 10
      Time: 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
      Location: Live Webinar via Zoom
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

      Register here: https://bit.ly/3jDOBDO

  • 11 Feb
  • 16 Feb
    • Microsoft Tools for Learning | Microsoft Tools for Accessibility
      Date: Feb 16
      Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Virtual Webinar
      Cost: Free!
      Calendar: Association

      Announcing Microsoft Tools for Learning, a free webinar series for educators. Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, has tremendous tools for learning and teaching, especially for mixed environments that include both in-person and online instruction. 

      This webinar series gives educators the power to engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

      7 Workshops | 2 Hour Webinars with 2 SCECHs

      Free Registration: https://bit.ly/3icmACQ

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Substantial Savings on Supplies, Furniture and Technology
2021 REMC SAVE Contracts provide Substantial Savings on Supplies, Furniture and Technology

REMC SAVE’s vendor contracts allow schools to purchase a variety of resources at highly competitive prices, regardless of volume.

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REMC SAVE
All About REMC SAVE

REMC SAVE is a service of the REMC Association of Michigan for all Michigan schools, libraries, and local and state government. REMC SAVE’s vendor contracts allow schools to purchase a variety of resources at highly competitive prices, regardless of volume.

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2021 Paper Bid is Now Open
2021 REMC SAVE Paper Bid is Now Open

The Paper Bid helps all Michigan schools realize substantial savings on their annual paper order. There’s more good news, too! The cost of paper is down about 7% so paper orders will cost less than last year.

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Classroom Makers Webinars
FREE MAKERS WEBINAR: Classroom Makers, Maker Ed Kits for Remote Learning

Join the REMC Association’s Classroom Makers to learn about Maker activities that can be supported during remote learning.

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Discovery Education Streaming
FREE WEBINAR: Discovery Education Streaming

Top 5 Things to Know About Using Discovery Education in any Learning Environment.

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PLAYDATE To Support Remote Learning
FREE WORKSHOP: PLAYDATE to Support Remote Learning with $25 Amazon Gift Card!

We’re making our popular PLAYDATE workshop -- virtual! 

At this focused PLAYDATE workshop, Michigan educators will learn from each other around topics supporting remote instruction.

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Microsoft Tools for Learning
FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Microsoft Tool for Learning

Microsoft Tools for Learning. Learning Series for Educators. Engage students and staff remotely, enhance and simplify collaboration, and increase accessibility.

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Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments
FREE WEBINARS: Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments

Learn general practices for virtual and blended learning environments with “Introduction to Teaching Strategies for Virtual and Blended Learning Environments.” Additional sessions explore grade-specific practices for English Language Arts and Mathematics content areas.

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Virtual Courses
2021 FEBRUARY REMC Virtual Courses “Making the Most of Your Google Classroom” is Back!

If you’re a lifelong learner, you’ll love the REMC Association’s Virtual Courses! Safe and convenient, with free and 10 free SCECHs!

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