Tech Tips BONUS

Week of May 1, 2015

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How to Enroll in Eduphoria Courses

  1. Log into Eduphoria at http://goosecreek.schoolobjects.com
  2. Click the Workshop tab on the left side of the screen.
  3. Click Course Registration.
  4. Click Educational Technology.
  5. Click on a course title to learn more, then click the Register button at the top of the screen.
    NOTE: If your Register button is inactive and you believe you are eligible for the course, please contact the listed Course Instructor for assistance.
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ActiVotes, ActivExpressions (Promethean clickers) and ActivSlate Training

This course will provide the basic 'how-tos" using the ActivVotes, ActivExpressions and ActivSlate. Participants need to bring a charged laptop to the session.


Dates

June 11, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

June 11, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

Eduphoria Aware Test Creation with Promethean Clickers

Eduphoria Aware is a dynamic data analysis tool that allows users to create a variety of report types. In this session, participants will learn how to create classroom tests using Eduphoria Aware. Participants will also learn how to use Promethean ActivExpression 2 clickers with tests created in Eduphoria Aware. Participants need to bring a charged laptop.


Dates

July 27, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

July 27, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

iPad Wizardry

Come hop aboard the iPad Express to learn how to use engaging apps with your students. All Muggles welcome, this challenge-based training is ideal for anyone integrating iPads into their curriculum. Please be sure to bring your iPad! A list of necessary apps will be sent prior to training.


Dates

June 11, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 27, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 28, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

Keep Calm & Create a Class Website

Come begin to create your classroom website with us using Weebly, a simple, easy & free website creation tool! Classroom websites are ideal for all teachers to effectively communicate with students and parents. Feel free to bring your own laptop, though desktop computers will also be available for use.


Dates

June 11, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 27, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 28, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Library

Promethean Basics

This course is required for non-core teachers receiving a Promethean board for the 2015-2016 school year. Promethean Basics is for users to who would like a refresher in Promethean ActivInspire software. Participants will learn how calibrate the board and use basic tools in ActivInspire. Participants will need to bring a laptop to the session.


Dates

June 10, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
June 10, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
June 11, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
June 11, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
June 12, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
June 12, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
July 27, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
July 27, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
July 28, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102
July 28, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 102

Promethean Intermediate

Know the BASICS? Want to know where to start creating a flipchart? This session will provide the participant with tips on how to begin creating a flipchart for a lesson. Please bring the charged laptop on your presentation cart.


Dates

June 10, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

June 10, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

Promethean Advanced - Part 1

The teacher will create Promethean ActivInspire flipcharts for use in the content area using a variety of tools to engage students and enhance interaction of instruction. The Promethean ActivInspire flipcharts will be interactive and collaborative. Please bring the charged laptop from your presentation cart. This is part 1 of 2 sessions.


Dates

June 12, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

June 12, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 114/115

Promethean Advanced - Part 2

The teacher will create Promethean ActivInspire flipcharts for use in the content area using a variety of tools to engage students and enhance interaction of instruction. The Promethean ActivInspire flipcharts will be interactive and collaborative. Please bring the charged laptop from your presentation cart. This is part 2 of 2 sessions.


Dates

July 28, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

July 28, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Room 106

The Walking Dead: Preventing iPad Zombies

This course is designed for HIGH SCHOOL teachers/support staff and will focus on ways to engage your students using their assigned iPads and classroom management strategies. Please bring your iPad.


Dates

June 10, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Sterling High School, Library

June 10, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 27, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

July 28, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

Tweet 'n Eat

Come learn how to Tweet while you Eat! Bring your lunch and learn about expanding your Professional Learning Network (PLN) with Twitter. Be sure to bring your own device...tablets, phones, and laptops are all welcome!


Dates

June 10, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

June 11, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Sterling High School, Library

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Edmodo Boot Camp

This self-paced eCourse will teach you everything to get started using Edmodo (an online Learning Management System) with your students. You will learn how to create an account and create groups. Participants will learn how to create and use notes, alerts, assignments, quizzes, and polls. Additional tasks covered include sharing links and files.


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iPad Boot Camp

This self-paced eCourse is designed to cover iPad Device information for Beginner to Advanced users. This course is also available on TunesU.


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Teacher Resources 1:1 High School iPads

This self-paced eCourse is designed for high school teachers using 1:1 iPads in Goose Creek. It includes a variety of media resources and lesson ideas for integrating the iPads into the curriculum. Information included may be helpful to others using iPads in their classroom.


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