Professional Development

January 20, 2016


1:45-2:15 all staff in Computer Lab

2:15-2:45 TK-3 in P21 and 4-6 in P23

2:45-3:15 TK-3 in P23 and 4-6 in P21

3:15 - all staff in Computer Lab to complete SRSS

Kahoots: Computer Lab

Create a fun learning game in minutes (we call these ‘kahoots’), made from a series of multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams to your questions to amplify engagement!

Typing Agent: Computer Lab

Teach online social responsibility safely with our Social app, manage thousands of students in a breeze with ADSM our Automated District Student Management tool, and gain powerful insights to your students keyboarding efforts with the unique typeSMART™ feature where back-end algorithms and insights help you teach keyboarding like never before!

Desmos: P-21

Desmos is an online and interactive math learning tool. Students can play “Guess Who?”

style games with other students as well as learn mathematical concepts in an interactive and new way. Students can work in pairs or alone. It makes for a fun day of math!

Doceri: P-21

Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again. Create a lesson or presentation, insert images, save and edit your project and record a screencast video you can easily save or share. Doceri does it all!

Plickers: P-23

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Use Plickers for quick checks for understanding to know whether your students are understanding big concepts and mastering key skills.

Osmo: P-23

A lot of kids spend hours each week playing on an iPad, but how much of that time is spent on collaborative activities that encourage learning and creativity? The Osmo game system is an iPad accessory that consists of a stand, a camera attachment, and some specially designed games.