Summer PD Offerings
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Get ready for the school year ahead with these great technology infused offerings!
Global Connections with Video Conferencing (K-12)
Schools today need to connect with the global community. This session is designed to show teachers how to connect and enrich their curriculum by creating connections with experts in their topic of study.
Using Technology to Connect to Students outside of the Classroom (6-12)
When students miss class, teachers struggle to find ways to get students information they need to keep up with the class. This session is designed to give teachers tools/ideas how to make those connections outside of the classroom.
Discovery Education & Video Use in the Classroom (K-12)
Flipping Your Writing Workshop Book Study (3-8)
Digital Reading Strategies (2-12)
What research tells us about skills needed to be successful digital readers and how best assist students to grow in digital reading skills
Creating Videos for Classroom Use (2-12)
Participants will examine the research behind using teacher created instructional videos and screencasts. After outlining best practices for utilizing teacher created video, participants will evaluate tools such as Screencastify, and YouTube Video Creator/Editor. Participants should come with ideas of how teacher created video would enhance their current curriculum. Participants will be expected to complete and edit a video mini-lesson by the end of the session.
Care and Feeding of Classroom Libraries for 5th & 6th Grade Teachers
Inquiry and Research Resources for Middle School Teachers in all subject areas: NoodleTools (new version) and Databases
When students "wonder," where can they find the quickest, most reliable answers? When students cite their sources and record their findings what are the new features in NoodleTools to enhance their research process? NoodleTools and Library Database use will be modeled with techniques to incorporate in lessons with students. Easy reference to database content, search techniques, reading levels, citation options, text to speech and other features will be provided.
Teaching on the Block (6-12)
Techniques and tools to increase efficiency and effectiveness on the block schedule. This is a two session workshop.
Session 1: Techniques and tools that teachers can use to effectively plan for and utilize the longer class period.
Session 2: Time to work on converting existing lessons and plans for the block.
Reading Apprenticeship Cohort 10 (K-12)
School Year sessions:
RA Refresher (K-12)