Quick Technology PD
Denver Community Schools
3-5 Media Lab
Tyllie will show some presentation tools that she has used this year in Tech. Teachers will be exposed to and have the opportunity to explore with the following programs: PhotoPeach, Haiku Deck, Animoto, Flip Snack, Little Bird Tales, WeVideo, and the Story Creator App.
Chris will go over a lot of the beginner skills a teacher needs to know to use all aspects of the Google Applications. Included will be managing your students' Google Accounts and passwords, creating and collaborating in Google Docs and using Chrome, Gmail and Calendar.
Skype and Real World Connections
Jamie Johnson's Classroom (Middle School)
Jamie will share her experiences using Skype to connect her classroom with experts and classrooms outside of the Denver Community. She’ll explain what worked for her and how teachers can find their own opportunities to connect via Skype.
Using Classroom Tech
Chris will be covering some operating basics that all teachers need to be comfortable with. This includes using the Apple TV, using projectors and sound in the classroom, and using the copies to scan and email documents. Chris will also have time to take questions on tech problems and give teachers information related to common syncing issues.
Doctopus: Your Google Doc Friend
Joe Frenna's Classroom (Middle School)
Joe will share a Google Docs tool called Doctopus. Doctopus allows teachers to easily send out individualized Google Docs to students. Its a great way to distribute a Google Doc and a great way to create group collaboration work in Google too.