What is a CIDDL Cizzles?
CIDDL Cizzles is a gamified professional development evening with one educational technology advocate as the Cizzle chef. At each meeting, the chef highlights an innovative technology in relation to teacher preparation and "Cizzles" a related meal.
The chef will have 5-8 minutes to discuss the technology and 5-8 minutes to discuss or demonstrate cooking the dish.
What to Expect for Each Cizzle Event
The chef explains the technology piece and what they are cooking
The chef explains what the technology is and why you should use it
The chef explains what they are making and why it connects to the technology
The chef provides additional resources that support the use of the technology piece
Another chef will tell you more about technology and give you another recipe
CIDDL Cizzles: Past Episodes
Chef Ruth Ziolkowski: Quiches and Literacy Toolbars
Ruth Ziolkowski from TextHelp and Don Johnston shared about the Literacy Toolbars designed to support learners with reading and writing support needs.
Chef Tiffanie Zaugg: Banana Cream Pie and AI
Tiffany took a unique approach to her Cizzle- she used ChatGPT to generate her banana cream pie recipe and Rewordify to modify the recipe for diverse learner needs!
Chef Dr. Tara Mason: Cooking Up Gumbo with UDL and AT For That Extra Spice!
Tara Mason is making Gumbo and infusing it with UDL & AT Technology as an approach to Assessing Learning Needs
Chef Dr. Allison Leggett: Cizzing Corn Cakes and Distributive Ledgers
The cook is scored (1 poor – 5 outstanding) by the remainder of the panel & audience across three areas:
Demonstrates an authentic connection between the technology and the meal
Integrates the technology during the preparation process
Connects aesthetics of the final dish to the user interface of the technology