WEBO Technology Fair

Early Release Day Professional Development

Teacher PD Breakout Sessions

On Monday, November 9th and Monday, November 23rd, teachers at Western Boone Jr./Sr. High will take part in a variety of professional development sessions that focus on technology integration in the classroom. Below are descriptions of the professional development sessions that will be provided on Monday, November 9 and Monday, November 23. If you have any questions, please email the presenter to clarify any of your confusion.

Monday, November 9

INSPECT Training

Presented by Mrs. Foxworthy

Teachers will learn how to create assessments that can be used for bellringers, assessments, finals, etc. using questions that are tied to standards and labeled by their depth of knowledge. This session is only open to English, Math, Science, and Social Studies teachers.


Respondus Training

Presented by Mr. Cunningham

Teachers will learn how to use Respondus to convert quizzes created on Microsoft Word to Canvas quizzes that are self-graded.


Badges Training

Presented by Mr. Tucker

Teachers will learn how to begin to gammify their classroom by using badges on Canvas to reward student achievement. This session will also teach teachers how to set prerequisites and requirements to assignments, quizzes, and modules.


Collaborating Through OneDrive Training

Presented by Mrs. Walden

Teachers will learn how to sync their OneDrive accounts to their computer and learn how to use OneDrive to increase student collaboration on Word and PowerPoint.

Monday, November 23

INSPECT Training

Presented by Mrs. Cornelius

Teachers will learn how to create assessments that can be used for bellringers, assessments, finals, etc. using questions that are tied to standards and labeled by their depth of knowledge. This session will also include information learned from data training. This session is only open to English, Math, Science, and Social Studies teachers.


Canvas Class Design Training

Presented by Mr. Hawkins

Teachers will learn how to design a user-friendly Canvas page with linked buttons, modules, and embedded Google Slides.


Creating Guided Notes with PowerPoint Training

Presented by Mrs. Alexander

Teachers will learn how to create guided notes for students to increase engagement during lectures/presentations using PowerPoint.


Thinglink Training

Presented by Mr. Harrison

Teachers will learn how to create interactive posters using Thinglink, a free website that allows users to embed videos, pictures, text, and links to an image.

Teacher Work Sessions

On Monday, November 16th and Monday, November 30th, teachers at Western Boone Jr./Sr. High will have time to collaborate with fellow teachers to develop lessons, integrate technology, create projects/assignments, and share ideas.

Monday, November 16

Teachers will get with their departments to collaborate on lessons, implement technology, create projects and assignments, and share ideas.

Monday, November 30

Teachers will get with their grade-level groups to collaborate on lessons, implement technology, create projects and assignments, and share ideas.
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