LS Teacher Boot Camp

Two Days of Make And Take Activities For The New Year

Make and Take Boot Camp

Two days of Make and Take sessions designed to give you the spark you need to start this school year off with Pizzazz! This hands-on boot camp has enough "Meat" to get you thinking, and enough flexibility to "Meet" you where you are!

Monday, August 5, 2013

9 - 11am - Upgrade Your Homeroom

Learn how to utilize available technology (iPads and SMARTBoard) to maximize the first hour of each day. Learn how to use Livebinders to organize planned homeroom activities and how to make and use QR codes to deliver morning work. Make and Take: Bring your morning calender, lunch order, word sort, etc., and we'll tweak it during the upgrade.

1-3pm ThingLink - a New Tool

Learn how to use this innovative teaching tool to enable students to curate content inside an image to demonstrate understanding of a topic. Make and Take: Bring an image associated with your lesson and make it interactive using various media. Check out an amazing example here.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

9-11am Blooming iPads

Discover ways to upgrade your teaching to encourage higher order thinking. We'll identify iPad apps that support different thinking skills of Bloom's Taxonomy and learn action verbs for creating learning outcomes. Make and Take: Bring a lesson, station or project and we'll work together to take your lessons to a higher level.

1-2pm PlanBook Training

Stop using your mamma's plan-book! We've bought you something new!! Discover one of the most advanced lesson plan apps on the market that allows you to work between your iPad and desktop computer. This software solution will help you create, manage, share and maintain all of the lesson plans you currently keep in your paper lesson plan book. Make and Take: We'll walk you through the set up and get you started right away.

2-3pm Expand the "Apptivity"

Learn how to use the advanced features of apps you already know and use. Learn how to export and create epubs and how to manage the finished projects. Make and Take: Bring an activity or question and we'll work together to discover advanced ways to use apps you know so you can feel more confident and purposeful in your teaching.


This Boot Camp is offered on August 5-6th. If you are out of town and want a make-up session, please email Cherie or Cynthia to arrange a time. Evening sessions can be arranged too. It's going to be a terrific year.... dive right in... try something new. Teach on the Wild Side!