January Tech PD Opportunities

Listed below are the tech PD opportunities for January

Technology PD

Please join us for some tech PD in January! We are excited to offer some new courses that will help bring some variety to your classroom this semester. We look forward to seeing you at one of the sessions!

Creating Games for your Classroom

January 12th 4-5:30pm Branson Tech Office

This session will introduce you to several different gaming platforms for use in your classroom. Create games over review material for your students or to introduce a new topic. A fun and engaging way to get your kids excited about learning. Bring some review questions and build the game during this workshop. These tools are conducive to any grade level. To sign up for this workshop, click this link.

Google Forms with Self Grading Add-on Flubaroo

January 25, 2016 4-5:30pm Branson Tech Office

Google Forms is a great way to give polls, quizzes or surveys to your students. In this session, we will cover the basics of Google Forms and then show how to use the add-on Flubaroo to self-grade those forms.

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Google Cardboard Anyone?

January 26, 2016 4-5:30pm Branson Tech Office

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality platform developed by Google for use with a cardboard mount and a mobile device (smartphone). In this session, we will allow participants to play with Google Cardboard and discuss the apps and the educational implications for the classroom. Check out this link for more info on Google Cardboard. You will need a smartphone for this session. To sign up for this workshop, click this link.
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Speed Geeking 101

January 28, 2016, 4-5:30pm Branson Tech Office

This session will introduce 6-8 tech tools and how to use them in the classroom. We will introduce each tool and then allow "play time" with each as well. These tools could be used for most grade levels. A handout with links and examples will be provided. To sign up for this workshop, click this link.

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