Technology Professional Development


Sessions Offered at HCES


When: All sessions will be held 3:30-4:30p.m.
  • Level 1: Thursday, February 13
  • Level 2: Tuesday, March 4
  • Level 3: Tuesday, April 1

Where: HCES Computer Lab

Level 1 SMART Board:

Participants will learn the basics of SMART Board setup with an overview of the SMART Notebook software, including floating toolbar.

Level 2 SMART Board:

Participants will learn how to effectively search, download, and edit SMART Notebook lessons from the SMART Exchange. Time will be provided to explore the SMART Exchange for individual needs.

Level 3 SMART Board:

Participants will extend their knowledge of using SMART Notebook software to include creating a file system for clipart and slides, applying consistent lesson design, and using the SMART recorder to create video lessons.

Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) Apps for Educators

When: January 2014 - June 2014, 3:00-4:00pm
  • Session 1: January 30
  • Session 2: February 25
  • Session 3: March 27
  • Session 4 & 5 (combined): May 1
  • Session 6: May 27
  • Final Session: June 10

Where: HCES Lab

Participants will explore 2-4 apps per session focusing on the different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Between each session, participants will implement a lesson using those apps and then share at the next session. Those who participate and fulfill all course requirements will receive 15 re-certification points.

Tech Throwdown


All Tech Throwdowns will be held 3:00-4:00pm

  • Tuesday, February 18
  • Tuesday, March 25
  • Tuesday, April 22
  • Tuesday, May 20

Where: HCES Lab

Join us for our first ever Tech Throwdown series! Come and be prepared to share your favorite tech integration lessons, websites, or apps. Each participant will have 2 minutes to share and if we like what you're throwing down we'll let you keep yappin'. Ideas, tools, and resources will be recorded on a shared wiki for future reference.


Contact Me

Bambi Feighner, ITRT

Hanover County Public Schools