Professional Development

Clif Mims sharing the keynote presentation at Podstock 2009.

With more than 20 years of teaching and professional development experience Clif can customize professional development workshops, keynote addresses, and training camps to meet your needs. This section is dedicated to Clif’s educational consulting and showcases some of the resources he has developed for recent professional development workshops. You can use the table of contents below to navigate through the broad units and individual workshops.

Read reviews of Clif’s work from clients, workshop participants, and students under the Recommendations section of his LinkedIn profile.

Workshops, Presentations, Courses and Camps

Unit 1: Instructional Design in the Digital Age

  1. 21st Century Skills
  2. National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers and Students
  3. Higher-Order Thinking and Digital Technology
  4. Making Thinking Visible
  5. Thinking Routines
  6. Multiple Representations of Understanding
  7. Effective Facilitation
  8. Inquiry-Based Learning
  9. Making the Curriculum POP!
  10. Designing and Developing Content for Online Learning

Unit 2: Learning with Technology

  1. Exploring Web 2.0
  2. Digital Tools for Teachers’ Toolboxes
  3. Web 2.0 by Subject Area
  4. Making Thinking Visible with Technology
  5. Thinking Routines and Technology
  6. Multiple Representations of Understanding
  7. Introduction to Professional Learning Communities
  8. Personal Learning Networks and Technology
  9. Webquests

Unit 3: Technology Integration

  1. Photo Scavenger Hunts
  2. Blogging
  3. PowerPoint Games
  4. Commercial off-the-Shelf Games
  5. Storybird
  6. Developing Tutorials
  7. Mobile…

Unit 4: Digital Citizenship

  1. Digital Citizenship
  2. Online Identities

Unit 5: Other

  1. Current Trends and the Future of Educational Technology