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Digital Writing with Google Apps

Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 8:30am-3pm

25 Churchill Ave, Palo Alto, CA

Use Google Apps in your classroom to encourage writing for a REAL audience with collaboration, feedback, and sharing. This session will put you in the shoes of your students as you experience the digital writing process in Google Apps, plus explore some great tools for publishing student work to the web.


iMovie for the Classroom

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 8:30am-3pm

25 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto, CA

Students love making movies and you can incorporate movie making into any curricular area. You’ll learn how to teach your students to demonstrate their learning by going through the entire process, from planning to storyboarding to editing with iMovie. By the end of the day you’ll have a finished movie!


Digital Storytelling with the iPad

Friday, Nov. 15th, 8:30am-3pm

25 Churchill Ave

Palo Alto, CA

Digital Storytelling can transform your students' writing into a visual masterpiece that is filled with voice and emotion, while enhancing critical thinking skills. The iPad takes digital storytelling to a new level by making the process easier, and even more engaging for students of all grade levels as well as for their teachers. Explore a variety of apps and create your own story.


Secondary CCSS Quickstart

Tuesday, Nov. 19th, 4-5:30pm

750 North California Avenue

Palo Alto, CA

Join us for an introductory course about California's Common Core State Standards. In this hybrid course you will gain an understanding of the areas of emphasis in the ELA and math standards, the organizational structure of the standards, and the history, design and thinking behind the Common Core. Online module and written work must be completed on or before November 13th, in-person session on November 19, 4:00-5:30pm. Detailed instructions and guidelines for the short written assignment located here: http://goo.gl/xaxTzb


Going Green with Google Apps

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 8:30am-3pm

750 North California Avenue

Palo Alto, CA

Are you tired of dealing with stacks of paper? Try going paperless with Google Apps. We’ll look at how you can use Google Apps for peer editing, grading, and tools that can give you feedback on students’ understanding.