TECHNOLOGY PD Day
Ramsey School District
January 25th - Technology PD Day Overview
AM Workshop Sessions
Using formative assessment to evaluate student progress, foster self-reflection and empower meaningful work.
Apps used in this workshop: iMovie, TouchCast, Opinion Podcasts, Book Creator, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Slides
Making Global Connections to Foster 21st Century Competencies and Deeper Learning
Learn how to connect students with industry experts and classrooms around the world to provide authentic opportunities for deeper understanding of content and different perspectives. You will come away from this session with strategies, examples, and resources to help you get started immediately to connect your classroom to the world in new and exciting ways.
Apps used in this workshop:
Skype, Zoom Cloud Meetings, Facetime ,Padlet ,Book Creator, Google Maps , Google Earth,Google Drive, Google Slides, Google Classroom
Instructional Workflow using the iPad
Master the challenges of classroom workflow management and learn (hands-on) techniques that make teaching with the iPad easier and more effective while adding value to your lessons.
Apps used in this workshop: Google Classroom, Actively Learn, Nearpod, EdPuzzle, Tackk.
Discover how to promote student collaboration in your teaching. We will focus on how a few tools can be integrated into your teaching to enhance student learning and engagement.
Apps used in this workshop: Twitter, TodaysMeet, Padlet, and Discussions in Google Classroom
Apps used in this workshop: Explain Everything, EdPuzzle, Google Classroom.
Documenting the Learning Process
Learn how to create opportunities for student reflection in your classroom using images and other tools on the iPad. Identifying and documenting key points in the learning process promotes critical thinking and deeper connections with content and applications while forming the habit of self-reflection.
Apps used in this workshop: Padlet,Google Drive, Pages, iMovie, Book Creator, PicCollage,Thinglink, Skitch, Explain Everything, SpeakingPhoto, Popplet Lite, ChatterPix Kids and YAKiT Kids.
Advanced Session - 12:30-2:30
Keynote speaker Greg Kulowiec will be presenting an advanced session on designing the innovative tech supported classroom. This workshop is open to staff members with a strong background in the use of technology.