February Learning Opportunities

FOSTERING THE TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING

REMINDERS

• The Training Team reserves the right to cancel workshops due to low enrollment. Sessions that do not have at least 8 registered participants 3 days prior to the session will be canceled. If you plan to attend a session please register on Eduphoria -https://sanangelo.schoolobjects.com/ or click on the link for each class to go directly to the registration page for that class.


• You will be notified by e-mail if a class has been canceled.


Please do not bring children to workshops. Workshops are a professional learning environment and are not appropriate for children. Thank you for your cooperation.


• Please check your e-mail before attending a session. We may send reminders to bring certain items to class such as digital photos, iPads, etc.


• All classes are held at the Administration Building Training Room unless otherwise noted.

COURSE OFFERINGS

Twitter 101

Course Date: February 10, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: Twitter is a real-time information network powered by people all around the world. Twitter lets you share and discover what's happening now. Come learn how this great tool can help you communicate better with your staff, students, parents and more.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4906

Facebook & Your Campus: Creating a Connection

Course Date: February 11, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but it's also a great way to keep in touch with parents and community members. In this session we will discuss how to set up a campus (or classroom) Facebook page including security settings and best practices.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4908

Creating YouTube Channels for Your Campus or Classroom

Course Date: February 15, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: In this session participants will explore all things YouTube. We will set up a YouTube Channel, subscribe to other channels, upload videos, discuss settings for our videos and discuss best practices for our channels.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4909

Twitter in the Classroom

Course Date: February 16, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: This session will focus on using Twitter to encourage students to engage in dialog inside and outside of the classroom. We will discuss classroom management, student accounts, project ideas and more.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4907

Blogging in the Classroom

Course Date: February 22, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: In this session, participants will learn how to set up their own classroom blog using Blogspot. Blogspot works with your Google account and is easy to set up and get started. We will also discuss how students can submit posts for the class blog or create their own.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4912

Pinterest - Beyond Burlap and Mason Jars

Course Date: February 23, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. It is also a great place to connect with other educators, get ideas for classroom activities, and find inspiration. In this session we will discuss educators to follow on Pinterest, how to share boards, create group boards and private boards as well as best practices for using Pinterest in the classroom.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4910

Putting it All Together - Making Social Media Work for You

Course Date: February 25, 2016 at 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM


Description: Keeping up with multiple social media sites can be a daunting task. In this session, participants will learn how to make the most of social media by using simple tools for cross posting, viewing multiple sites at once and scheduling different posts.


Course Credits: Technology: 1.5


Register: http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=4911