PPS Learning, Teaching & Technology
Newsletter • Issue 1 • Sept. 30, 2016
Create Graphics, Stories and Videos with FREE Adobe Spark
Communicate with impact and turn your ideas into amazing social graphics, interactive web stories and animated videos—in minutes. This free tool works in any web browser, including Chromebooks, and has iOS apps. Adobe Spark is a fun and easy way for students to demonstrate their learning in a creative way and allows teachers the ability to easily showcase classroom events, workshops and more. Go to https://spark.adobe.com/ to give it a try!
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Fall Professional Learning Opportunities
Registration is now open on the PPS Learning Campus for the following classes. Please forward to any interested colleagues. PPS full-time and part-time school-based teachers have priority over substitutes. All classes are voluntary. All classes will take place in the Wallowa Lab (floor L1) at the BESC from 4:30-6 pm, unless otherwise noted. See full descriptions on the Learning Campus.
- Lunchtime Learning: Google Apps
Friday, Oct. 7, 12:30-1:30pm
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 11:30am-12:30pm
Friday, Dec. 9, 11:30am-12:30pm
- Anytime, Anywhere Access to Student Work (And Your Own!)
Tuesday, Nov. 15
- An Easy and Simple Way to Gather Data
Wednesday, Nov. 16
- Efficient Ways to Collaborate with Students
Thursday, Nov. 17
- Be More Productive with Your Browsing!
Wednesday, Dec. 7
2016 Oregon Summit Featuring Google Apps
Friday, Oct. 14th, 8am-3:30pm
6941 North Central Street
The Oregon Summit is a low-cost, educator-led day of learning, sharing, and fun. The focus is Google Apps for Education, a suite of tools that encourages collaboration, sharing, and mobility. This is our seventh annual Oregon Summit. We have improved and grown each year. We hope you’ll join us at Roosevelt High School in Portland. Happy Googling!