HSE21 Professional Learning

October 2015

These before and after school sessions are open to all faculty and staff; you are encouraged to attend any session or sessions--any building, any time slot--that fits into your personal schedule. Sessions are purposefully spread throughout the district: they are not intended to be building-specific. Simply read the descriptions below and click the corresponding button to sign up. PGP points will be awarded for attendance.

Office 365 Video: Upload, Share, & Communicate


Essential Question: How can learning and teaching be extended through the use of video?


Description: O365 Video is like YouTube - only better! No ads, no pop ups, no comments! Join us to learn how to create a channel and upload videos. Build a community grade-level or subject-specific channel. Collaborate by uploading, sharing and discovering others' videos. All within HSE's own O365 video portal! ISTE Teacher Standards Correlation: 1-a, 1-d, 2-a, 3-a, 5-a, 5-c

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O365 Basics: Getting Started with OneNote Class Notebooks


Essential Question: How does using a OneNote Class Notebook encourage organization and collaboration in teaching and learning?


Description: Participants in this course will learn how to set up a OneNote Class Notebook - creating a personal workspace for each student, a content library for handouts, and a collaboration space for creative activities. Think 3-ring binders, divider tabs, and pages in-between full of student work! ISTE Teacher Standards Correlation: 1-a, 1-c, 1-d, 2-a, 2-b, 2-c, 2-d, 3-a, 3-b, 4-b, 4-c, 5-a, 5-b

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Vanguard Series: OS X Yosemite - Becoming a Power User for Learning and Teaching

Click here to learn more about the Apple Vanguard Certification Program.


Essential Question: How can learning and teaching be supported through the built-in features of the Mac operating system?


Description: The objective of this course is to ground users in the operating system of Apple computers (currently Yosemite). You will identify and explore the fundamentals and features of your MacBook. ISTE Teacher Standard Correlation: 1-a, 1-d, 2-a, 3-a, 5-a, 5-c


Features highlighted in this course include the following: external ports, camera, keyboard shortcuts, trackpad gestures, desktop, menu bar, notification center, dock, Launchpad, system preferences, iCloud, desktop/screensaver, accessibility/zoom, dictation/speech, notes, Safari, Mission Control, Maps, Photo Booth, Finder (file organization and view options), sharing from Finder, screen capture, Spotlight.

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Apple Vanguard Series: Capturing and Sharing Learning with Photos (This session designed for grades K-4)

Click here to learn more about the Apple Vanguard Certification Program.


Essential Question: How can images be used to enhance creativity and support student engagement?


Description: In this course, you will identify the unique strengths of the iPad Photos app for learning and teaching. You will capture, organize, edit, and share images. You will develop strategies, such as photo streaming, to collaborate and personalize learning with your students. ISTE Teacher Standard Correlation: 1-a, 1-c, 2-a, 2-b, 2-c, 3-b, 3-c, 5-a

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Apple Vanguard Series: Capturing and Sharing Learning with Photos (This session designed for grades 5-12)

Click here to learn more about the Apple Vanguard Certification Program.


Essential Question: How can images be used to enhance creativity and support student engagement?


Description: In this course, you will identify the unique strengths of the iPad Photos app for learning and teaching. You will capture, organize, edit, and share images. You will develop strategies, like photo streaming, to collaborate and personalize learning with your students.


The Photos app is available on both your mobile device (iPad, iPhone) as well as on MacBooks.

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