Mrs. Miles' Technology Tidbits

September Edition

September Professional Development Sessions

In September I will be offering 2 PD sessions. One will be held at RWS and one at LPS.

My first session will held by Mrs. Smith and myself on Promethean Basics. This is perfect for anyone new to our school who isn't familar with Promethean Boards or the Activinspire software. The 2nd session will be help you get jump start on this year by planning for effective use of online classroom tools. Use the link below to view inservice opportunities and sign up.

Click here to view my Inservice Calendar

Click here to view details and sign up!

9/04/2014 Promethean Basics for New Techers

Description: New teachers will learn how to effectively use their Promethean Boards, Activinspire Software, and Activeexpressions to facilitate learning in the classroom.

Length of Session: One hour, 2:45-3:45

Location: RWS GYM Lab

9/17/2014 Planning for Effective Use of Online Classroom Tools - Activities and Materials

Description Get a jump on this year by planning for effective use of online classroom tools. This hands-on session is designed for a review of existing online Learning Management Systems that are directly tied to the curriculum. Explore reporting options, setup your classes, enroll students, and create of assignments and assessments. Focus on Reading Wonders and Moby Max

Length of Session: One Hour

Location: LPS computer Lab

Technology Minute

I am excited to announce that this year I will be sending out an Instructional Technology Minute each week. The Instructional Technology Minute is a brief video displaying a technology tool you may not be aware of. These tools will help you leverage technology to improve student learning. The first video is on Screencastify. Let me know if you have any questions or if I can help you with any of the tools you find. Press play on the video below to view this week's video.

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