April SLICE Sessions

Supporting Lincolnshire Illinois Computing Educators

Rested from spring break and ready to dive into some tech-y topics? Take a look at the offerings below and sign up in this Google Form to let me know if you're planning on attending!

Let's Get Google-y: Chrome and Gmail

Let's get Google-y with tips and tricks to maximize your Google Chrome and Gmail experience. (This is a shorter version of the workshop that was offered on February's Institute day.)


April 12, 8:15 - 8:45

April 14, 3:45 - 4:15

Haiku Dropbox

What can you do with Dropbox in Haiku? In this session we'll explore the options for this virtual "turn in" function from the teacher and student perspectives.


April 18, 8:15 - 8:45

April 19, 3:45 - 4:15

Take Video Further with EdPuzzle and Zaption!

Add interactive features to videos from YouTube, Khan Academy or those of your own creation!


April 28, 8:15 - 8:45 and May 5, 3:45 - 4:15

Summer SLICE's

Looking for a Summer SLICE of tech? In My Learning Plan check out the following workshops:


August 10, 9 - 3, "Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Students"

We will explore a seven-step approach to transforming teaching using current pedagogies, technology tools, and global collaboration to create authentic learning experiences that are: standards-aligned, technology rich, online, collaborative, cross-cultural, engaging for 21st century students. This workshop is based on the work of Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis, and is open to any member of the D103 faculty. There will be a 1-hour break for lunch.


August 16, 9 - 12, "Every Voice is Heard: Leveraging Tech to Create Engaging Learning Experiences"


In this workshop we will combine pedagogical strategies, content knowledge and web platforms to create engaging and individualized learning experiences. We will utilize the TPACK framework and explore online tools that allow you to develop interactive lessons that include embedded formative assessments.