Coweta Professional Learning

We believe we must continuously improve.

May 2015 and Summer opportunities

This issue of our e-newsletter has an emphasis on technology. As our nation transitions to a more digital environment, our students come to us ready for digital engagement. This newsletter will provide information on technology integration that is occurring in educational settings across the nation and world.

Want to know more about a Google Environment?

Preview a Google classroom.
Previewing a new Classroom by Google

How about Google Drive and Docs?

See the video below created by Google for Education:

https://www.google.com/edu/training/get-trained/docs-suite/introduction.html

Drive and Docs: Basics

How is Google Mail different from Outlook?

See the video below. If you want to know more information, visit the link below for more details and the opportunity to check for understanding.

https://www.google.com/edu/training/get-trained/gmail/introduction.html


Here is another great link to provide background information for you:

http://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.google.com/en/us/support/enterprise/static/gapps/learningcenter/Switching-to-Gmail-from-Microsoft-Outlook.pdf

Gmail: Basics

Here's more about Google Apps for Education.

Check out the video below on Google Apps for Education.
Implementing Google Apps: Basics

Below are professional learning sessions that are occurring at our district level.

Advanced Opportunities for Learners

May 12, 2015

4:15 - 5:45 pm at Werz Central Office

BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) Meeting

BYOT Potpourri: Hear about new Web 2.0 resources that our schools have been using to integrate technology in the classroom. Session will be shared virtually via YouTube.


May 29, 2015

8:30 am - 4:00 pm at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts

Coweta Tech Summit

This year’s summit includes sessions from Discovery Education, Apple, and Google. Come for the whole day or come for a few sessions. Register here: http://bit.ly/TechSumReg15

Differentiation and Technology

Thanks to Michelle Clarke, Math teacher at Madras Middle, for sharing this presentation linked below.

Problem solving

May 14, 2015

4:15 - 5:45 p.m. at Werz Central Office

Middle/ High Science Curriculum Professional Learning

The session will provide updates on new science standards, SGA review, science instructional resources, and new events for next year.


May 28 - 29, 2015

High School Math Summer Workshop

Regular/special education high school math teachers will examine the standards of the new math courses being implemented for 2015-2016, create pacing guides for them, and map learning resources to each topic. The workshop will be held in SD1 at Werz from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days. Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Summer-HS-Math

Goal Setting for All

May 11, 12 and 14, 2015

8:30 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

AdvancED's Standards of Quality and the Self-Assessment Process

Teams of teachers from each school will receive professional learning sessions on the self-assessment process using AdvancED's Standards of Quality.



May 2015 - Date and time to be announced

Professional Learning Advisory

This will be an online meeting to discuss proposed courses for summer 2015 and ensuring that the courses meet qualifications for research-based opportunities.


May 18, 2015

Professional Learning for teachers of Early Intervention Program

2:45 - 3:45 in PLC at Werz Central Office

This session is designed for current and newly assigned teachers of the Early Intervention Program.