GWAEA Digital Learning Update
to ensure success for all learners - September 2015
To participate, review the lesson plan we created, have your students watch the video, and let them create! Capture the creativity through photos or videos and we'll post them to our Community Inspiration Board.
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Google Apps for Education: Basics Course
The primary focus of this course is to introduce teachers to the full suite of Google Apps for Education tools. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, through hands-on experiences, the various features and aspects of Google Apps that support instructional strategies. This course will cover Drive, Docs, Forms, Sites, and much more. The course will also provide participants with opportunities to revise and revitalize current teaching tools and practices with the help of Google Apps for Education Tools.
Sept. 14 & 28, 2015 - 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Face-to-face class
Sept. 24, 2015 - 4:00-6:00 p.m. Synchronous online class
Foundations of Digital Learning 101
Sept. 22-23, 2015 Nov. 18-19, 2015 Feb. 10-11, 2016 April 27-28, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Atomic Learning Resources for September
Week of 9/7: Need Help Managing Your Time Successfully? http://ow.ly/OL7mr
Week of 9/14: Infographic: Bloom's Taxonomy in the Classroom http://ow.ly/kAogY
Week of 9/21: Striving Towards District-Wide Atomic Learning Adoption: Teachers http://ow.ly/Jdvje
Week of 9/28: Developing an Interactive Classroom http://ow.ly/Jdvkx
Monday, Oct. 12th, 8am to Tuesday, Oct. 13th, 3:30pm
730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA
Technology Use Can Enhance Student Learning
Why This Matters
The more experience teachers have with technology, the more likely they are to have positive attitudes towards technology and its educational value (Buabeng-Andoh, 2012).
96% of GWAEA teachers agree or strongly agree with this statement and 94% of GWAEA parents who participated in the BrightBytes Clarity survey. Visit the GWAEA Digital Learning Team's blog to learn more about how you can use these tools to support student learning.