K-5 Tech PD Day
Ramsey School District
February 16th - Technology PD Day Overview
AM Workshop Sessions
Giving students voice in an authentic, student-centered learning environment.
Strategies for supporting literacy and fostering a student-centered learning experience.
Apps being used: Storybird, Little Bird Tales, Storyboard That, Canva, Tackk, My Storybook
Writing in response to reading: Publishing tools for writers.
This session will focus on writing in response to reading and publishing tools for writers (informational, narrative and persuasive writing).
Apps used in this session: Book Creator, Adobe Voice and Adobe Slate
Making Global Connections to Foster 21st Century Competencies and Deeper Learning
Learn how to connect students with experts, classrooms, and authentic audiences around the world. We will engage in live video conferencing using Skype and Zoom Meeting with people near and far. 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 session: Skype, Zoom Cloud Meetings, Google Hangouts, Padlet, Book Creator, Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Drive, Google Slides, Google Classroom
Interactive student-centered assessments
Using student-centered assessment apps to evaluate student learning.
Apps used in this session: Nearpod, Kahoot, Showbie, Today’s Meet and Socrative.
Creating Learning Centers for the K-5 Classroom
Learn how to utilize iPad-based learning centers to engage students and facilitate authentic and conceptual learning.
Apps used in this session: TBA
Creation tools for performance assessments and end of unit projects
Learn how students can demonstrate and apply knowledge using creation apps.
Apps being used in this session: Explain Everything, Shadow Puppets, Book Creator, and iMovie
Integrating the iPad into Classroom Instruction
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 (Workflow) , Pages (Writing), Actively Learn (Reading), Padlet (Collaboration) and Nearpod (Assessment)